State Your Case — Create Advocacy Messages That Get Results

Wed, Dec 02, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

What will happen the next time you have the opportunity to connect with an elected official or other potential sponsor? Imagine that s/he is standing in front of you, curious and asks: "How can I help?" What will you say?

To create lasting and sustainable change, you need strong advocacy and... (continued)

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To Propose or Not to Propose: That is the Grant Writing Question

Wed, Apr 08, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Summary: Obtaining grant funding from foundations, corporations, and public agencies is a competitive process. Before beginning a lengthy proposal, applicants must carefully assess their alignment with grantor guidelines, interests, and funding priorities. Otherwise, the endeavor will force an... (continued)

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HandsOn San Diego Plan-to-Plan Report

Completed by: Sarah Adams, Jessica Green, and Laura Purdom

A USD consultant team worked with HandsOn San Diego to collect preliminary research that would lay the foundation for future strategic planning. HandsOn San Diego’s mission is to strengthen communities through volunteer action and leadership development. The research... (continued)

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How to Attract and Close the Right Real Estate Gifts

Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

More and more development professionals are turning their attention to the single largest asset category for many of their donors, their real estate holdings. This webinar will review trends in real estate gift activity, the variety of real estate gift structures being used to fit particular donor situations, and emerging best practices across the country.

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HandsOn San Diego Plan-to-Plan Report - Spring 2014

Completed by: Sarah Adams, Jessica Green, and Laura Purdom

A USD consultant team worked with HandsOn San Diego to collect preliminary research that would lay the foundation for future strategic planning. HandsOn San Diego’s mission is to strengthen communities through volunteer action and leadership development.

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 United States License.

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Initial Market Survey

To ensure the center provides products that meet the demands of its constituents, a market survey has been mailed to 1,500 San Diego nonprofits. The results of this survey will help to define the scope of services offered through the Center, and will be used to guide decisions on future topics of study. The survey focuses on services in the... (continued)

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Eight steps for facilitating constructive conflict in the virtual world

Your team is under pressure to make a decision that will make or break your big project. You are shocked when all of your colleagues agree to what you believe will be a disastrous decision. When you regain your powers of speech, everyone is waiting for... (continued)

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2/5/14: Writing Wednesdays: Group Feedback on Letters of Inquiry to Foundations

In this ever-popular session, we convened to offer feedback mini-sessions on Letters of Inquiry to foundations (pre-proposals of 1-3 pages).

While your colleagues may be helpful (or maybe just too busy), an outside perspective is often exactly what you need to view your work as a... (continued)

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BOOST Academy Peer Link-Ups for Social Enterprise

BOOST Academy

Whether your aim is to develop your social entrepreneurship ideas and build a social enterprise from scratch, or achieve greater financial self-sustainability for your nonprofit or NGO, BOOST Academy can help you achieve your goals.

BOOST Academy is the first social enterprise education... (continued)

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2/20/13: Writing Wednesdays: Letters of Inquiry to Funders (Part 2)

Does your organization seek grant funding from foundations or corporations? If so, you probably write lots of Letters of Inquiry (mini-proposals of up to 3 pages). Could you use some pointers and constructive feedback to help you improve?

Looking at your piece from the perspective of a third party... (continued)

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10 Tips for Relationship Building

Whether you are running your own nonprofit, building a sports program or starting a new business, here are my suggested “Top Ten Methods for Success”. Please note that these are in no particular order although I personally value 1-4 in people I work with! Success will come sooner when all are done well and consistently. More...

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High Functioning Teams

A high functioning staff has the consciousness, will, and integrity to act sustainably. Leaders and all team members must create the safety for people to say, “Is this the most efficient way for us to work? Are we respecting our own time and the time of our colleagues? Are we treating ourselves well so we can be vibrant ambassadors for this work?"

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jamie resker

Jamie Resker is the Founder and Practice Leader at Employee Performance Solutions LLC. She is known for her thought leadership and innovation in the area of performance management and is ahead of her time when it comes to re-imagining traditional performance management systems. She is an outspoken proponent of making vastly... (continued)

2/6/13: Writing Wednesdays: Letters of Inquiry to Funders (Part 1)

Does your organization seek grant funding from foundations or corporations? If so, you probably write lots of Letters of Inquiry (mini-proposals of up to 3 pages). Could you use some pointers and constructive feedback to help you improve?

Looking at your piece from the perspective of a third party... (continued)

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Eight steps for facilitating constructive conflict in the virtual world

Your team is under pressure to make a decision that will make or break your big project. You are shocked when all of your colleagues agree to what you believe will be a disastrous decision. When you regain your powers of speech, everyone is waiting for you to weigh in. (Thankfully, no one... (continued)

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2/5: (FREE) Writing Wednesdays: Group Feedback on Letters of Inquiry to Foundations

Started 2014-02-05T20:00:00ZWednesday, February 05, 2014 at 08:00PM UTC, lasted for 40 minutes

It’s back! In this ever-popular session, we convene to offer feedback mini-sessions on Letters of Inquiry to foundations (pre-proposals of 1-3 pages). Submit yours now to be considered for inclusion in our line-up!

While your colleagues may be helpful (or maybe just too busy),... (continued)

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“Ask Dalya”: How to Keep Grantwriting Concise

Q: I’m frustrated with the brevity that funders often require of us. Can you offer any guidelines?

A: We know that funders are time-pressed and will probably only skim your work the first time around. So we need to write for that reading style. That means we have to Keep It Short, Simple, and Skimmable (the acronym is... (continued)

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Neil Samuels

Neil Samuels' twenty-three years of consulting and coaching experience span six continents and organizations ranging from Cruise Lines, Architecture, R&D, and Oil Exploration, to the US Geological Survey, the Illinois Counseling Association, and the Naperville School District. His work builds on a foundation of strengths and Appreciative Inquiry to engage entire... (continued)

pamela sophiajohn, cfre

BACKGROUND
Pamela Sophiajohn brings over 14 years of nonprofit experience with nonprofits of all sizes. Her grant writing and fundraising communications have raised over $10 million. Sophiajohn helps to advance and prosper the missions of nonprofit organizations by providing fundraising and marketing communications that are strategically designed to:
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Bernard Mohr

Bernard Mohr is cofounder of Innovation Partners International, a professional services firm helping organizations, networks and alliances deal with ever increasing complexity and the demands for accelerated change. As a designer, action researcher and thinking partner, Bernard supports clients within healthcare, manufacturing, retail, pharmaceuticals, education and... (continued)

Empowering Inquiry

Background: My business is built on 20 years ofOrganizational Development,Human Resources Management, Leadership, Assessment and Human Relations. I hold 12 human capital enrichment and coaching certifications and can help facilitate numerous Human Resources programs in house or via teleseminar or teleclass. I have an M.A. in Career Counseling from NYU; and a... (continued)

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