Toxic Leadership in Organizations

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)

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4 Ways to Set Your Non-profit Apart From the Competition

Every business or non-profit generally has one USP (Unique Selling Proposition). This is the most compelling reason why the target audience should consider you over your competition.

The most successful campaigns, ads, commercials or direct mail campaigns focus on highlighting what makes them unique —... (continued)


Getting Your Slice of the Pie - Identifying the Assets You Need in Your Community

Wed, Sep 30, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Nonprofits have had to navigate through challenging times. Having done this, it's natural to feel one must hoard limited resources or feel that we will always have to deal with less. In this webinar, participants learn to understand and appreciate the assets model pioneered... (continued)

TaggedCommunity AssetsAssets vs. Deficits

Grant Reviewing Services

New to grant writing, or are the solo grant writer in your organization? Sometimes it can help to have someone else take a look at the proposal you have written before you submit it. I have 30 years of grant writing experience, and 20 years of experience in reviewing proposals for federal agencies and private... (continued)


TaggedsustainabilitynonprofitphilanthropyWriters/Writing Servicesgrants managementmanagement & technical assistanceconsulting

How You Can Engage New Board Members: Strengthening Your Nonprofit Organization

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)

Taggedgovernanceleadership development

5 Brilliant Examples of Ambient Marketing for Nonprofits

Steuart Henderson Britt, an advertising consultant once famously said, “Doing business without advertising is like winking at a girl in the dark. You know what you are doing, but nobody else does.”

One of the best media channels helping charities around the world gain publicity and recognition is ambient... (continued)

Taggednonprofitmarketingfundraisingsocial media

Coaching Teams: Facilitating Leadership and Results

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)

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Grantwriter's FastTrack Essentials

Facilitated by veteran grantwriter Dalya Massachi, Grantwriter’s FastTrack Essentials is a unique, hands-on opportunity to develop or refresh your grantwriting skills. We’ll cover a wide range of topics concerning the strategy and craft of grantwriting to foundations, corporations, and other grantors.

Grantwriter’s FastTrack... (continued)


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Associations: Modernize for the 21st Century Market

Today's association members want something different, and they have more choices through which to find it. Associations have to change to stay relevant. But change takes time and requires visionary leadership, members aren't waiting around, and associations can't afford to... (continued)

Taggedassociationsleadershipmanagementworkforceorganizationtransformationnon-profitmodernizationcapacity building

4 Mistakes Non-profits Make When Crafting Their Own Fundraising Appeals

  1. They make it all about them

It’s logical to believe that donors will give if they think well of your non-profit, so staff writers try and educate their donors about what the organization does, how well it does it and how great it is.

Imagine being introduced to someone new and all... (continued)

Taggednonprofitfundraisingletterstoryappealhow tocharity

Trouble finding the right skills for the job?

Learn how to be creative in meeting your staffing requirements, getting what you can out of the labor market and filling in the blanks with corresponding strategies and tactics.

Taggednonprofithuman capitalworkforcehuman resourcespersonnelrecruitingnonprofit hiringskillsrecruitmentconsulting

Major Gifts for Beginners

Want to begin a major gift program?Not sure where to begin?Are you a one person Development Department? Do you work in direct mail and want to learn when to move donors "up and on"?
This is the course for you!

We will:
Define a major gift as it relates to your organization
Discuss the content and value of a Case Statement (your case... (continued)


Taggedfund raisingmajor giftnon-profit

74% Study Highlights Gender Pay Gap Realities of Nonprofit Sector

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:

Listen to this podcast for a taste of what to expect...

TaggedgenderwomenGender pay gapresearch / studies / opinion

10 Ways to be an Awesome Board Member

This 7 minute video tells you everything you need to know about being a great Board member. Shared in the spirit of building a strong sector.

Taggedboard trainingboard responsibilitiesnonprofit board trainingboard developmentgovernanceregulatory resources

The ABCs of Building Better Boards

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)

Taggedboard engagementnonprofit board trainingnonprofit board developmentBoard building

The Hour Series Training Modules: #1-14

Includes all 14 of the Hour Series training modules: board development, community problem solving, ED performance review, financial management, management excellence, marketing, nonprofit start-up, outcomes measurements, personnel management, program evaluation, resource development, risk management,... (continued)


TaggedNonprofit TrainingManagement Trainingboard developmentexecutive director performance reviewfinancial managementaccountingrisk managementstrategic planningpersonnel managementhuman resources

Volunteer Development Training Module

Includes everything needed to train board and staff on the recruitment, training, recognition and dismissal of all types of volunteers in a nonprofit. Included are: Power Point, sample agenda, instructor notes, relevant Hour Series guides, sample handouts.


Taggedvolunteer developmenteffective meetingsvolunteer recruitmentvolunteer trainingvolunteer recognitionvolunteer dismissal

Strategic Planning Training Module

Based on the award-winning Hour Series guide, "The Six-Hour Strategic Plan," the module is ideal for the small to mid-sized nonprofit new to strategic planning. Includes: Power Point, sample agenda, instructor notes, handouts, and the Hour Series guide.


Taggedstrategic planningassessment

Risk Management Training Module

This updated version includes cyber security and other risk management issues. Ideal for training boards and staff on critical issues, the module includes: Power Point, sample agenda, instructor notes, sample handouts and the relevant Hour Series guide.


Taggedrisk managementCyber Securitydisaster planninginsuranceabuse prevention

Resource Development Training Module

Based on the premise that no more than 20% of funding should come from any single source, the training module looks at various ways to evaluate fundraising and other resource development strategies. Included are: Power Point, instructor notes, sample agenda, handouts and the relevant Hour Series guide.


Taggedfund raisingfundraisingresource development

Program Evaluation Training Module

Although the program evaluation is included in the outcomes measurements training module, this module focuses exclusively on the development of program evaluation strategies for new and existing programs. Includes: Power Point, instructor notes, sample agenda, handouts and guide.


Taggedevaluationprogram evaluation

Personnel Management Training Module

Legal and effective policies and procedures for human resources management are essential for any nonprofit. Ideal for board, staff and consultants of small to mid-sized nonprofits, this training module includes Power Point, instructor notes, agenda, sample handouts, and relevant Hour Series guides.


Taggedhuman resources managementpersonnel managementstaff

Outcomes Measurements Training Module

Donors want results, not statistics. This training module will help staff, board members and consultants understand how to develop and implement an outcomes measurements strategies for all programs. Included are: Power Point, instructor notes, handouts, sample agenda, and relevant Hour Series Guides.


Taggedoutcomes measurementsprogram evaluations

Nonprofit Start-up Training Module

The high rate of failures for start-up nonprofits would be greatly diminished if this training module were used to educate individuals before they file their 501(c)3. The module includes the relevant Hour Series guides (two), a Power Point, instructor notes, sample handouts and a sample agenda.


Taggedstarting a nonprofitnonprofit start up

Marketing Training Module

Whether it is training on building brand identity or how to develop a marketing plan, this training module will help the beginner or the experienced staff person or consultant. Included in the module is the relevant Hour Series guide, a Power Point, sample agenda and sample handouts.


Taggedmarketing planbranding

Management Excellence Training Module

A great resource for managers at all levels, but especially for executive directors of small to mid-sized nonprofits, the module includes a Power Point, the relevant Hour Series guide, a sample agenda, and sample handouts.


Taggedmanagementtime managementleadership training

Financial Management Training Module

Especially helpful for small nonprofits wanting to make sure their financial management policies and procedures meet basic standards of accountability, the training module is helpful for staff, board and consultants. It includes: a Power Point, instructor notes, an Hour Series guide, and sample handouts.


Taggedfinancial managementaccounting

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