Constance "Connie" Fauver Anderson is an innovative advancement-communication leader with proven fundraising experience, especially in obtaining donations at all levels, developing public relations, and coordinating volunteers and staff for special events and video productions. She is proficient with electronic... (continued)
Started 2016-04-05T00:00:00ZTuesday, April 05, 2016 at 12:00AM UTC, lasted for 2 days
2016 PLI Summit
Rebuilding Hope-Creating Change | April 6-7, 2016 | Baltimore Harbor Hotel
Learn more and register online at www.cfufpli.org
In its fourth year, the PLI Summit is an intensive educational experience that brings together nationally-located... (continued)
When Expanded Learning staff are well-supported, programs thrive. Too often, however, we rely on short-term fixes, like brief workshops, to help these professionals hone their craft.
Expanded Learning Opportunities can engage young people in meaningful, rigorous learning... (continued)
Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
What’s the most common complaint among volunteer managers? It’s that others are slow to embrace the enormous potential of volunteers to advance a program's mission.
In an ideal world, your nonprofit's staff would know how to supervise volunteers and create new and purposeful... (continued)
Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Building a strong brand is about making a promise, then delivering consistently on that promise, to every single stakeholder, every single time. Your staff and volunteers are at the core of that promise — it's crucial that they understand and buy into the brand in order to do their best work and serve as the face of your organization to the... (continued)
Gail Bower transforms organizational complexity into strategies that result in sustainable revenue, increased visibility, and greater impact.
CEOs of top nonprofits, associations, destinations, and socially-driven businesses seek Gail Bower's expertise and future orientation to transform complexities they face into strategies for stronger, more... (continued)
Wed, Jul 27, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Whether you call them watchdogs, raters or evaluators, they and their constituents are watching you. Why should you care? Because individual and institutional investors (funders, if you prefer) care and they are increasingly utilizing nonprofit watchdog / reporting sites to validate their decisions... (continued)
Most complaints made by Chinese buyers a year ago were about mobile web shopping, a report from China’s top authoritative body said on Monday.
The quantity of complaints and question identified with shopping on the mobile Internet climbed forcefully and the system has turned into a rearing ground for fakes, the report... (continued)
Author of How to Jump-Start Your Sponsorship Strategy in Tough Times, Gail Bower transforms organizational complexity into strategies that result in sustainable revenue, increased visibility, and greater impact.
CEOs of top nonprofits, associations, destinations, and socially-driven businesses seek Gail Bower's expertise and... (continued)
Started 2016-01-27T18:00:00ZWednesday, January 27, 2016 at 06:00PM UTC, lasted for about 1 hour
Your marketing strategy is only as strong as the quality of the data that informs it.
EveryAction is hosting a "fireside chat," where our panel of nonprofit experts will discuss the power of data and how to harness it, focusing on how to **optimize your content marketing, forms, and website... (continued)
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)
Since its inception in 1997, Pyramid Logistics is a leader in transportation logistics and has always focused on exceeding the expectations of their customers by providing quality electronic transportation services that are reliably priced, timely, efficient, damage free and in conformity with the highest industry standards.
Our transportation... (continued)
Wed, Nov 18, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Addressing the complex issues nonprofits face requires effective and creative teams that bring together people with a range of skills and experiences. It’s vital that teams effectively solve problems, innovate, and continuously improve. Coaching, often thought of as only being for work with individuals, can help... (continued)
Wed, Nov 11, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Effective nonprofit financial management requires collaboration throughout the organization. Learn who needs to collaborate with whom. This webinar will explore the financial role of every person in the organization including the Board of Directors, the Executive Director, program and fundraising staff, clerical staff, the receptionist, and volunteers.
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, Oct 07, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Toxic Leadership is detrimental to organizations. Authors Kusy and Holloway compare toxic leadership to an iceberg. It is the bottom of the iceberg, what we don't see, that causes significant damage. Toxic leadership not only impacts morale but also has financial implications to organizations. In this webinar, discover... (continued)
Wed, Sep 09, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Finding, cultivating and orienting board members is no small task. Strong boards understand that a focus on new members requires a clear understanding and commitment to the notion of governance—not management (the role of staff) as well as stewardship, dedication and consistency.... (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)
Ellen’s 30 plus years of experience in the non-profit community offers you a unique opportunity to have one of the most experienced fundraisers and trainers in the business work for you.
Ellen is a leader in the development, training and implementation of capital and major gift campaigns, board development and retention, strategic planning and the infrastructure... (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)
The 74% Project leader, Peggy Outon of The Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management, will be our very special guest for this webinar. She will reveal findings from years of data collection and share ideas on how to begin closing the gender pay to create pay equity for all.
Free Webinar: Register here: http://bit.ly/74Webinar
Listen to this podcast for a taste of what to expect...
Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
It's as easy as ABC to create a well-functioning board of directors! Well, maybe not exactly easy, but this fast-paced webinar will share practical ways to Aquire, Build, and Celebrate to recruit, manage and reward the best board members. Starting with recruitment, we'll look at important tools that will help you... (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)
Started 2015-06-25T17:00:00ZThursday, June 25, 2015 at 05:00PM UTC, lasted for about 1 hour
Big data has become synonymous with big hype. Many organizations say they’re doing something with big data analytics, but very few can point to how they’ve used it to increase capacity or change the way they achieve their mission. With the right... (continued)
Wed, Jun 10, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Your nonprofit’s IRS Form 990 is easily available to the general public on guidestar.org and many state government websites. This is a big surprise for many nonprofit leaders. Armed with this knowledge, a nonprofit has a terrific opportunity to tell its story as compellingly as possible by thinking strategically about how... (continued)
Although this video addresses Oregon law in particular, most of the information discussed in the video applies to all states.
A Note from the Department of Justice
Thank you for serving as a director of a nonprofit. Nonprofit organizations play a vital role in... (continued)
For nonprofits, email fundraising is a strategy in decline.
According to recent M+R Benchmark research, response rates for email fundraising have dropped by 12 percent since 2013. Response rates for email advocacy dropped by 18 percent in the same time period.
Every quarter, it becomes more and... (continued)