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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What's a Mission Statement Worth?

Wed, Nov 04, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Does your mission statement differentiate your nonprofit clearly and concisely? Could it describe any of several other organizations? If you're clear about your value to your community, stakeholders and/or cause, why bother to “wordsmith” your mission statement? The answers to these questions can... (continued)

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Finding Foundation Funders

Wed, Jan 20, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Finding Foundation Funders – In this valuable workshop you will learn about researching private foundations and their grants, and develop an ability to ascertain motivations for foundation support. The workshop provides simple steps to seeking foundation support, including how to do foundation research, approaching a... (continued)

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Creative Thank You's: Boost Donations with an Attitude of Gratitude

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)

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Casa de Milagros – Breaking Good

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)

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Remus Badea

Remus Badea received a BM and MM under full scholarship in Violin Performance from Univ. of Cincinnati - College Conservatory of Music (CCM), where he studied under world-renowned teacher, Dorothy Delay. Previous teachers include Mihaela Ashkenazi of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Won-Bin Yim and Piotr Milewski. Mr. Badea performs solo concerts and recitals,... (continued)

How to Get Your Leadership on Board for the Creation of High-Performance Measurement Cultures

Great social sector organizations achieve organizational outcomes such as increased revenues, increased efficiencies, and increased impact. The research contained in Impact & Excellence (Chaney Jones, 2014), highlights how there is a significant positive correlation... (continued)

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Gill Nonprofit Consulting

At Gill Consulting (officially Gill Nonprofit Consulting), we like to take up challenges. Created and managed by Iffat R.Gill, the motivation behind our work is to design solutions that sparks positive change!

What we do?
Do you have a problem with engaging your donors, volunteers or your target audiences? With... (continued)


Top Ten Generational Gems for the Multiple Generations Workplace

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)


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Joel Blackwell

Joel is the author of "Keep On Voting After The Election - How ordinary people get what they want from government" the grass roots manual used by associations. The book is designed to help organizations recruit, educate, motivate and activate a powerful grass roots army.

That book and others feature success stories and advice from elected officials, lobbyists,... (continued)

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Top 10 Traits of a Good Grantwriter

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!

  1. Content knowledge as a specialist or generalist in your field: Of course,... (continued)

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Haven't started your year end giving strategy? Don't worry, Mazarine Treyz is here!

If you missed Mazarine's webinar this week—grab a coffee, notepad, a comfy seat and watch Crucial Year End Giving Strategies!

You'll learn how to write an effective letter that appeals to your donors and motivates them to donate with urgency and enthusiasm!... (continued)

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Three Approaches to Data Management: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Is your organization a Dust Collector, Compliance Officer, or Coach? Ideally, your performance measurement initiatives result in desired outcomes, such as improved performance, increased funding, and improved public relations. Has this been your experience? Or are you like many organizations... (continued)

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Empowering Your Board To Serve as EFFECTIVE Development Ambassadors

Successful major gift development is both methods and mindset; this book gives you the tools you need to build solid major-gift development mindset that turns your board, volunteers, and staff into active participants and partners in the process.

With her dynamic and enlightening seminars and... (continued)


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Adding Exercise to Your Daily Life

Patient education materials including a handout in both English and Spanish and a teaching outline for educators on how to add exercise to a person's daily life.

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10 Things Your Nonprofit Website Needs in 2014

Tue, Jul 08, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Your organization's website is critical to your success. It's the place to tell the world about your mission and motivate visitors to take action - whether it's making a donation or signing up for your services. For many organizations, it's difficult to know where to start. What do you do next with your website and how... (continued)


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Fundraising as a Career: What Does It Take to Succeed?

From Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE's book, Fundraising as a Career: What, Are You crazy, this article provides you with they keys to being, or hiring, a successful fundraiser.



Safe Haven Ministries

Motivated by Christ, our mission is to end domestic abuse.

Safe Haven Ministries, located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, believes in a multi-faceted approach to solving the problem of domestic abuse in our community.

We offer confidential emergency shelter for women and children fleeing domestic violence; support... (continued)


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You Think We Can Raise Millions?!?! How to Set Realistic Income Expectations

Everyone at your nonprofit would like to earn more revenue and raise more funds. Boards, seeking to motivate staff and create momentum, tend to set optimistic income goals. Staffs, recognizing implementation challenges, seek conservative ones. When expectations differ, challenges result!


Shellye L Lyons

Shellye L. Lyons is a native of Muskogee, Oklahoma. As Owner/Business Manager of Paradise Legal Support & Secretarial Services, she provides specialized business support services to a variety of individuals, authors, attorneys, corporations, nonprofit organizations, and small to medium business owners. She also serves as Executive Director of the National... (continued)

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Is Your Board on Board: Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards

Wed, May 21, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Click here to register

The essential success of a nonprofit organization is dependent upon leadership--both volunteer and professional. In this fast-paced webinar, we will focus on the core responsibilities of the board--both individually... (continued)

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Building a Fundraising Board

Wed, May 07, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Does your board refuse to accept their fundraising responsibility? Are they willing but not educated/trained in fundraising? Does the board lack enthusiasm for fundraising? Have you wondered if it is time for an extreme makeover of your board?

If so, this webinar is for you. In this session, we will discuss the role... (continued)


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Fundraising the SMART Way: Who's Good Enough for You?

Started 2014-04-30T19:00:00ZWednesday, April 30, 2014 at 07:00PM UTC, lasted for about 1 hour

Want to revolutionize your fundraising? Figure out which donors are right for you. Concentrate on the ones who give, advocate, and adore your nonprofit, its mission, and its programs. Avoid those DOA's - donors who are dead on arrival - who make you sorry you won their gifts in the first place. Sounds easy,... (continued)

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Seth Giammanco

An experienced software product and project manager, Seth's in-depth experience combines information and interactive design with hands-on technology skills including HTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript, and MySQL to lead the development of numerous web-based solutions. Seth is an active NTEN member and has presented at 10NTC and 11NTC in addition to regularly participating... (continued)

Annual Appeal Writing Buddy

Annual Appeal Writing Buddy

The Annual Appeal Writing Buddy is one of our most helpful lists of useful tips and proven tools to use when constructing your next annual appeal.

10 full pages chock-full of information.

Included in your Buddy will be:
-helpful tips on the questions to ask before you write;... (continued)


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The Power of Your Mission Statement

Your nonprofit's mission statement drives and defines your organization. It should act as the motivation for staff, leadership and all of your supporters. If you're not sure what a mission statement is, read Montana Nonprofit Association's short article Q&A - Vision, Mission, Values Defined . Take these three... (continued)

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A Formula for Successful Change

It is time to face some hard realities in the government and nonprofit sectors. Things are not going to get easier if the sector maintains the status quo. Waiting for the economy to rebound is no longer a valid excuse for making radical changes to the way business is done. Even though the economy is getting better, the social... (continued)

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Sample of Get Your Dream Job e-course

Check out this course if you'd like to get a leg up on the competition in your nonprofit job hunt.

Written by Mazarine Treyz, also author of Get the Job! Your Fundraising Career Empowerment Guide,... (continued)

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Cultivating the Next Generation

How are you ensuring your organization's longevity? One strategy is making sure that the next generation is ready. Use these tools shared on to reach across the generation gap.

Communication breakdown is often sited as a challenge to engaging younger staff and supporters. Read... (continued)

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