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)
The RFM Model of segmentation is popular for business marketers, but can also be used very effectively by non-profits to save money when deciding whom to select from the house list for their next mailing rather than mailing to the entire house list each time.
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)
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)
Wed, Feb 04, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Do you want to position your social enterprise work as cutting-edge and worthy of new investment? Do you want to become a respected thought leader in your field? In the marketplace of ideas, those who write well are seen as the “experts” at much more than putting words on a page. (The words... (continued)
Wed, Nov 12, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
You're getting ready for a capital campaign! Do you need to do a study, is it a waste of time and money? Can you do the study yourself? Will the consultant tell you anything you don't already know?
If you're planning a campaign you've probably been asked these questions by your board, your CEO, or maybe you've asked them... (continued)
Wed, Oct 08, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
2014 is closing fast! Do you have a game plan to promote your year-end campaign? Have you considered Facebook Ads?
Facebook ads are an incredibly inexpensive and effective way to create more reach, and increase RSVPs for your year-end fundraiser.
This webinar will show you... (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)
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)
There is a reason the federal government is mandating a needs assessment as part of many of the grants they administer. Efficient and impactful organizations focus their efforts on meeting the needs of the populations they serve. Their programs and services are modified based on an assessment of their... (continued)
Pamela Grow randomly selected 2 non-profits to donate to each week, and then critiqued their online giving process and follow-up. Find out who passed the test!
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.
What is program evaluation? Ask social sector leaders this question and you will get a variety of answers. To some it involves a quick survey at the completion of a training class, others will say it involves qualitative assessment including some focus groups and interviews, and others will describe a very rigorous... (continued)
This report is a collaboration between San Diego Grantmakers and the Caster Family Center for Nonprofit and Philanthropic Research. The overriding questions that this research leads us to ask are how can our community leverage our growing philanthropic resources, inspire more giving... (continued)
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.
For USD's Nonprofit Leadership and Management Graduate Program.
In fall 2010, the Caster Center for Nonprofit and Philanthropic Research administered a survey to explore the impact of student-led applied projects on client organizations and the local community. The survey is the second part of a community impact... (continued)
If you’re building or managing a Salesforce community, eventually you’ll need to create community users. This process is referred to as user provisioning.
In this article, we’ll explain the basic mechanics for provisioning a community user and give an overview of the different techniques available to provision users, either manually or in an automated fashion.
Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
It's no coincidence that many great grant proposal writers once worked as journalists. Like proposal writers, journalists have a knack for telling clear, compelling stories using quotes and objective evidence.
This webinar, led... (continued)
Sometimes I feel like I'm the only one who can't concentrate when people around me tap away on their tablets as though no one else at the meeting notices. Do these people even realize how distracting and disrespectful their behavior can be? Or do they just not notice or care? Or maybe I just don't get... (continued)
Wed, May 21, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
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)
Wed, May 14, 2014 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 action. A bit of wisdom from the business... (continued)
Tue, May 06, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Ever wonder how Black Girls Code raised $110K+ to support their programming in 10 cities in summer of 2013? How Kite Patch found 11,000+ contributors to support their work making people invisible to mosquitoes? How the Parkinson's Institute engaged multi-generations of donors to raise over $500K?... (continued)