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The Hour Series Training Modules: #1-14

Updated 2016 version, includes hyperlinks in guides and updated information. 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,... (continued)


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Risk Management Training Module

This 2016 updated version includes hyperlinked text for easy access to information, as well as the addition of a section on 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.


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The Three-Hour Risk Management Plan

The 2016 version includes hyperlinked text for easier access to information. From insurance to client abuse prevention, the guide includes sample policies and procedures for all aspects of risk management. This newly updated version of the guide also includes sections on cyber security, disaster readiness and crisis communication.


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May 13th: Developing Earned Income Streams For Your Nonprofit 4Good webinar

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)

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Webinar: Before You Hire an Architect: Reduce Costs and Risks, Produce Better Results

Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Before launching a facility project, nonprofit boards and CEOs should have a clear sense of the entire process, with its opportunities and pitfalls, so they can maximize value while minimizing costs, risks and stress. This webinar will address the critical... (continued)


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Integrating Philanthropy Throughout Your Organization

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

What do you want philanthropy to look like in your organization? Join us as we discuss and help you establish a framework for getting others on board the philanthropy bandwagon - you don't have to do it alone!

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Effective Delegation

Wed, Feb 25, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Delegation is a common management task yet one that can be deceptively challenging in skill set, time management, and mindset requirements. When we don't delegate, though, we miss an opportunity for everyone to do their best work -- for managers to focus on their core talents and for employees to develop new skills, strengths and abilities.... (continued)


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Internal Audit Tips from Kirk Harvey

Accurate financial information is necessary to make informed decisions. A periodic examination of an organization's records is important in order to assure the reliability of the information. Here are some things to consider when deciding how to best go about the audit process...

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Leadership Transition & Succession Planning Guidebook

This guidebook is a staff and board resource for charting successful leadership transition and succession planning, developed through the help of Olive Grove's network of sector leaders who contributed to our national study on leadership succession and transition planning in the nonprofit sector. In... (continued)

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Storytelling for Non profits

Wed, Oct 22, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

This workshop will help non profit professionals and board members tell the story of their individual connection to the organization, tell the organization's story, and invite donors to share the story of why they are connected.

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Awareness of Power in Non-profits

Wed, Oct 22, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Power and its expression has a huge impact on communication, relationships and organizational life, for better and for worse. To function well, our non-profits and other groups need power; but power needs to be expressed with awareness to be helpful and effective.  Learn about different kinds of power, the pitfalls of power expressed... (continued)

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Adam Van Bavel

"Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go." -T.S. Elliot

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Integrated Marketing and Fundraising Plan

The development of this marketing and fundraising plan has helped to clarify important factors which must be considered by PIQE San Diego. After analyzing the lengthy process it will take the executive
director to develop a strong local donor base and given the program’s limited resources, it may be a more... (continued)


BOOST Academy - Your Roadmap to Social Enterprise Success - FREE WEBINAR!

Started 2014-08-01T18:00:00ZFriday, August 01, 2014 at 06:00PM UTC, lasted for about 2 hours

Join us on Friday, August 1st, at 12pm EST (9am PST) to learn about the simple, 6-step roadmap theSedge.org has designed to guide you through the social enterprise planning process from start to finish.

This roadmap is aligned with the business planning tool that is by far the most widely used by top... (continued)

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Cyber Security Q&A: Nonprofit Threat?

Think that your nonprofit doesn't need to be concerned with cyber security? Think again! Advice from Expert, Chris Dufour


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Cyber Security Q&A: Nonprofit Threat?

If you think that cyber security is nothing your nonprofit needs to worry about--think again. Think about all the information you have about your donors. Think about how they'd be compromised if there were a breach. In this Q&A, Chris Dufour shares expert advice.


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Fundraising Down the Drain: The Leaky Bucket Benchmarking Study of Effective Fundraising, Complete Report

The Leaky Bucket Assessment for Effective Fundraising has been gathering data about the productivity of the fundraising staff since 2011, and the findings of the study are striking and distressing. We analyze and interpret the data in the complete, analytical... (continued)


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Looking for the Upside in the Downturn: Time-Tested Models of Nonprofit Innovation

We searched the country (including our own backyard) to select a handful of time-tested strategies that nonprofits have been using to improve their operations. We hope your organization will find the information useful as well.

Completed: June 2009
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 United States License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 United States License.

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Nonprofit Internal Controls: Post Numero Uno

Introductory post explaining the benefits of nonprofit internal controls and how to implement as a small organization.

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Nonprofit Staffing Strategies: 3 Steps to HIring, Seperations, and Staff Development

Preoccupied with mission advancement objectives, along with budget-stretching plans, nonprofits often handicap themselves by neglecting their staffing strategies.

With regard to hiring, staffing shifts, and internal development, efficient methods can help you better identify... (continued)

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How to Isolate Your Program’s Unique Impact

Social change is complex, and there are many moving factors that impact a specific client outcome. Even when rigorous program evaluation methods including a control group are in place, questions may linger regarding if it was the program or some other factor that made the ultimate difference or influenced the desired... (continued)

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Eight steps for facilitating constructive conflict in the virtual world

Your team is under pressure to make a decision that will make or break your big project. You are shocked when all of your colleagues agree to what you believe will be a disastrous decision. When you regain your powers of speech, everyone is waiting for... (continued)

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Asa Firestone

Asa Firestone is an avid climber, receiving multiple grants from the American Alpine Club, Kiehl's, and honored as a National Geographic Young Explorer for his first ascent climbs in the Venezuelan Amazon. Asa is a co-founder of two non-profit adventure outreach organizations as well as a social enterprise in the adventure space. He received his MBA at USC Marshall... (continued)

Show Me the Money: How to Fund Your Nonprofit Social Enterprise

Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

This webinar is designed to help nonprofits identify funding options and resources to finance their social venture efforts. A panel of fundraising experts and practitioners will discuss the ins and outs of social venture fundraising, including:

  • Types of funding available to nonprofit social enterprises -... (continued)

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