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)
Starts 2016-04-05T00:00:00ZTuesday, April 05, 2016 at 12:00AM UTC, lasts 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)
Wireless world is the dream of the future. There will come a time when we can finally go on our daily activities without being wasting time dismantling tangled wires and connectors. Everything will soon be digitally connected.
In the meantime, while we are not into that phase of technology yet, we can... (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 16, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
No matter how rewarding a planning process is in cultivating your stakeholders, focusing your board and staff, and developing your organization, and no matter how promising the goals and objectives of your plan, strategic planning cannot be successful unless it drives... (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 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, May 13, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Have you gotten tired of getting turned down for grants?
Would you like to plan to succeed in 2016?
If your fundraising stagnated last year, you’re not alone.
Donor attrition is at an all time high, and so is competition for dollars.
What if the one bright spot at the end of... (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)
A board assessment can be an easy, fun and quick way to hone the board's attention and energy. Through an assessment, board members gain a common understanding and discover characteristics of powerful boards. The follow-up to the assessment then builds the unique culture and strengths of the current board. Doing an annual assessment keeps the board fresh, informed and focused.
Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Board members, staff, donors, and stakeholders of all types (clients, suppliers, regulators, partners) need to be engaged in the planning and implementation of new strategies and actions. But how can you do this efficiently when there may be many different views and priorities?
This session will introduce key principles... (continued)
On Sunday December 23 2014, Sierra Club Angeles volunteer members came together at the home of David Haake to spend a couple hours calling friends and supporters of the Sierra Club Angeles Chapter, to thank them for their supports allowing the organization to focus in the following three services: education, advocacy,... (continued)
Wed, Nov 05, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Online campaigns play a great part in an organisation's community engagement, community building and fundraising. With the year-end campaign-planning deadlines closing in, get inspiration from our Webinar to successfully engage your online community to achieve your nonprofit’s... (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)
Celebrity can help raise money and awareness for nonprofits, but beware the potential pitfalls. Listen to our interview with Cause Marketing and Social Good expert, Philips McCarty- as we deconstruct recent Miley Cyrus moves
Do you want, or need, to up your game as a grantwriter? Maybe you’re thinking about entering the field? If you have strong writing skills (even if you were not an English major), ask yourself if you have the other characteristics it takes to shine!
- Content knowledge as a specialist or generalist in your field: Of course,... (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 10, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Auction planners: How do you get guests to bid more in your silent auction? (I'm re-running this uber-popular webinar to give you the scoop!)
Let's face it: When you’ve gone to the effort of soliciting donors, creating displays, and arranging... (continued)
You need fresh stories of your success—they are the proof that you change lives. You need stories because they open the emotional door of people’s hearts so that you facts, data, and needs can be shared. Yet, it is a challenge to get fresh stories from front line staff and volunteers—in part because they’re busy making the stories happened.
Why you should get this Guide
You’ll learn how to boost awareness of your cause, find new constituents, learn more about your current supporters and build engaging relationships with folks who can take your nonprofit to the next level.
**Blogging will make it easy for you to take... (continued)
In this short 30-minute webinar you’ll learn the secrets of other nonprofits who have utilized their 501(c)(3) status to reduce their human resource and unemployment claim overhead costs.
“This is one of the best-kept secrets in the nonprofit industry. It’s a shame more people don’t take advantage.”
No question: We waste a lot of time in meetings when we could be getting more important work done. But sometimes there's just no substitute for real-time conversations. Emails, instant messages and shared portals can only take you so far, especially when you're pressured to accomplish a lot in a... (continued)
If you'd rather walk through fire than facilitate a virtual meeting, you're not alone! (Come to think of it, leading virtual meetings can actually feel a bit like walking through fire!) Whether you're a project leader, group manager, subject manager expert, or individual contributor, sooner or later, you'll lead a... (continued)