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)
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.
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.
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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.
Fundraising Down the Drain: The Leaky Bucket Benchmarking Study of Effective Fundraising, Complete Report
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
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 United States License.
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)
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)
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)
Started 2014-06-11T19:00:00ZWednesday, June 11, 2014 at 07:00PM UTC, lasted for about 1 hour
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)