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)
Your laptop’s feature today may not be different from the most expensive laptops a decade ago. With the growth of technology, things have become easier, more convenient and more comfortable. Laptops have become sleeker, lighter and thinner. The functionality has also slightly changed. But the change has been... (continued)
Wed, Oct 28, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Confidence is a learned behavior. Discover the simple strategies that boost your confidence as a non-profit leader and instantly strengthen your influence. In this practical and interactive webinar, you will hear step-by-step practices you can immediately implement to demonstrate a more self-assured and professional woman,... (continued)
Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Dialogue builds more insightful and better supported decisions in meetings. Effective dialogue requires a respectful exchange of views. But this can be difficult when the issue is complex and there are different stakes in its resolution. Resorting to meeting norms or asking people to behave in a certain way is seldom... (continued)
Wed, Aug 12, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Pack your bags! We’re going on a road trip! In this fun and interactive session, Susan will lead participants on the harrowing but exciting road to creating constituencies where none exist. Whether novice or expert, all skill levels will enjoy the ride and leave knowing how to: 1) identify an organization’s ideal... (continued)
Wed, Aug 05, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
It's virtually impossible to fulfill your mission over the long haul without change. Key people come and go, the economy surges and lags, new ways to engage donors or members emerge seemingly every day, and the imperative to operate cost-effectively is ever-present. ... (continued)
As fundraising continues to evolve from basic transactions between donors and development staff to relationship building, participation by staff and leaders throughout the organization takes on greater significance. In order to survive and thrive through the ups and downs of a fluctuating economy, it... (continued)
Wed, Jul 01, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Creating long-lasting relationships and inspiring donors to give again and again is not as easy as you might think. What do donors want? It’s simple really: to feel truly appreciated with a heartfelt thank you. However, it’s deceptively simple. Why? You want your donors to feel... (continued)
You need to deliver on your mission... and keep delivering, over and over. You need to operate at an affordable, sustainable cost. If you can save, you can re-invest, and if you can generate more, you can accomplish more. It's more than possible through "creative integration" - understanding how the elements of your organization interact, and optimizing them for... (continued)
You need to deliver on your mission... and keep delivering, over and over. You need to operate at an affordable, sustainable cost. If you can save, you can re-invest, and if you can generate more, you can accomplish more. It's more than possible through "creative integration" - understanding how the elements of your... (continued)
Completed by: Nada Bakir, Michael Angelo Camacho and Henok Getaneh
As requested, we have evaluated the following existing documents, and have provided suggestions to make them more detailed and specific: conflict of interest, document retention and destruction, and
whistleblower policies. We have also created Emergency Loan and... (continued)
Completed by: Desiree Del-Zio, David Drazenovich, Suzanne Person, Ashley Rodriguez
Although MAAC has successfully operated Casa, and a similar facility for men, empowering individuals to achieve the goal of long-term sobriety, the organization wants to better understand if Casa fits within the mission of MAAC, and to assess its... (continued)
Wed, Feb 04, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Do you want to position your social enterprise work as cutting-edge and worthy of new investment? Do you want to become a respected thought leader in your field? In the marketplace of ideas, those who write well are seen as the “experts” at much more than putting words on a page. (The words... (continued)
New Technology Solutions That Every Non-Profit Should Be Using
Life as a non-profit organization (NPO) is not easy. With limited resources for leading edge software and technology, NPO’s must constantly make small, incremental steps to improve their operations, while retaining cohesion with their... (continued)
Webinar: Writing with Passion and Power: An Essential Nonprofit Leadership Skill (RECORDING NOW AVAILABLE)
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Join me and Opportunity Knocks for this practical, interactive webinar: Writing with Passion and Power: An Essential Nonprofit Leadership Skill
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Do you want to position your work as cutting-edge... (continued)
Relationships between Executive Directors and Boards of Directors can be eased if the Executive Director understands and accepts a few basic realities about Boards.
Recently, I've talked with someone seeking to become an Executive Director of a non-profit organization.... (continued)
Part Two - Suggestions to promote change yet to come...
Despite all the reasons voting usually doesn't do much good, please vote. In a rare instance, your vote might determine who gets elected. But in the case of most issues that touch you, you have little or no power to make change through... (continued)
Wed, Oct 15, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Experiencing generational communication challenges and problems? You are not alone! Sherri Petro of VPI Strategies shares her top 10 generational gems gleaned from the over 250 generational workshops she has conducted. You will increase your generational quotient and reduce the misunderstandings that abound with multiple... (continued)
You're probably well on your way to being proactive with your strategic decision making if you attended Strategic Decision Making: Shifting your culture from reactive to proactive by Claudette Rowley.
If you missed it, don't fret. The [slides and the recording are still... (continued)
Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Could you use some targeted feedback on your Letter of Intent or brief grant proposal? Have you participated in trainings but find you need some individual feedback to fine-tune your draft (one you’re currently working on or one you recently submitted)?
While your colleagues may be helpful (or maybe just too busy), an outside... (continued)
Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
One of the most powerful tools organizations possess is their ability to make effective decisions. When organizations implement well thought out decisions, they are often able to solve critical problems and align their decisions with strategic goals. This level of pro-activity propels... (continued)
HR 360's online human resources library is a great resource.
*Interactive tools like a job description builder, employee cost calculator, etc.
*Multi-state law comparison tool
*Salary benchmarking tool
*Videos and articles on everything from staying compliant to keeping employees happy
*Forms, templates, checklists, signs, etc.
Wed, Jul 30, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Once your organization has developed an online social community, the next step is to move them to action! What's the secret to designing and executing a successful online engagement campaign, powered by social media? In this webinar, we'll cover when you know your organization is ready to create a campaign, designing the... (continued)
What is program evaluation? Ask social sector leaders this question and you will get a variety of answers. To some it involves a quick survey at the completion of a training class, others will say it involves qualitative assessment including some focus groups and interviews, and others will describe a very rigorous... (continued)
The CLARK COUNTY THEATRE CENTER will be a gathering place for artists and art lovers alike. Our mission is to create a comfortable, collaborative and affordable facility that can be shared by many nonprofit arts organizations… each benefitting from the greater whole.
Our complex will be open daily from 11:00 AM until 2:00 AM, and will include our... (continued)
For a full year more than 168 nonprofit practitioners participated in a dialogue series about nonprofit ethics that culminated in a large-scale forum on October 27, 2006. The result of this thoughtful deliberation was a discussion guide that can be used by nonprofits during board and/or... (continued)