Doug Jacquier

Vice-President, Asia-Pacific at TechSoup Global (TSG), an NGO dedicated to building technology capacity within NGOs globally. Doug led TSG’s technology donation partner for Australia and New Zealand, Connecting Up Inc. (CU), from 2000 -2012. He instigated the development of Australia’s annual national Connecting Up conference... (continued)

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Nonprofit Boards & Effective Governance

Wed, Oct 01, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

The nonprofit governing board has been described as an ineffective group of effective people. Why do nonprofits so broadly fail to use their boards wisely? And how might they do better?

This webinar will touch upon a comprehensive range of issues in a way that will be relevant to almost every nonprofit board. We will... (continued)


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Prospect Research on a Shoestring Budget

Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

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Learn how to leverage online and local resources that will assist you in prospecting new funding opportunities for your nonprofit organization.

--Find out how to leverage library databases without spending any money
--Learn... (continued)

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Clark County Theatre Center

The CLARK COUNTY THEATRE CENTER will be a gathering place for artists and art lovers alike. Our mission is to create a comfortable, collaborative and affordable facility that can be shared by many nonprofit arts organizations… each benefitting from the greater whole.

Our complex will be open daily from 11:00 AM until 2:00 AM, and will include our... (continued)


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The Grantmaking Report: Foundation and Corporate Giving in the San Diego Region

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)

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Board of Trustees Manual

Board of Trustees Manual completed by Laura Purdom for St. Madeleine Sophie's Center.

This manual is intended to provide you with information about SMSC and the importance of your role as a member of the Board of Trustees. The first section explains the rich history of SMSC and our role in serving adults with developmental disabilities.... (continued)

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Do It Yourself Development Audit

A twelve-page questionnaire to help you evaluate your development program. This form also gives you the option to purchase a professional assessment and five-page report with recommendations to improve your development results.


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10 Minute Board Exercise - Identifying Board Officer Attributes

The purpose of this exercise is to identify traits your organization will need in its board officers for the upcoming year and help supplement job descriptions for those positions.

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Financial Governance Tips to Keep Trustees and CEOs out of Trouble

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

When P.T. Barnum said: “there’s no such thing as bad publicity,” he was talking about circuses, not nonprofits. Negative publicity can have a chilling effect on donations to a nonprofit! To keep your donations flowing, I'll tell you what to look for in finance to avoid trouble and bad publicity... (continued)

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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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Turn Your Board Members into Leaders

Start at the top. For a primer on one of your board's most crucial members, download Thriving as Board Chair (Board Transformation Toolkit) , from the Community Foundation of Monterey County. Don't leave out the executive director! DeWitt & Associates's article... (continued)

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Soliciting the Major Gift

Dr. Tom McCarty, CFRE, Senior Counsel of DeWitt & Associates, gives practical information on the process of asking for major gifts.

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David Wickert

David is a founder and the CEO of Chapel & York Limited in the USA and UK. He is also a trustee of the ASDA Foundation, part of the US Wal-Mart family, and a director of an international media company. David lives in London, England and specialises in international financing for non-profit and media projects from America and other international sources. David... (continued)

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This essay and 26 others are part of a suite of strategic planning essays for the National Endowment for the Arts' Advancement Program, commissioned and edited by Morrie Warshawski ( for a toolkit called LESSONS LEARNED (which was dismantled in 2013).

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This essay and 26 others are part of a suite of strategic planning essays for the National Endowment for the Arts' Advancement Program, commissioned and edited by Morrie Warshawski ( for a toolkit called LESSONS LEARNED (which was dismantled in 2013).

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Grant Tracker Spreadsheet

21 fields that capture the essentials for each one of your grant funder prospects!


Nonprofit Webinars FAQ for Presenters

Table of Contents

Q. How do I present one of your webinars?

A. Fill out our Presenter Application and either Nonprofit Webinars Director Sam Frank or Tech Tuesday host Cheri Weissman will get back to you. Check out our Past Nonprofit Webinars and our... (continued)

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Meg Savin

Background: We partner with inspiring organizations to offer guidance through our innovative planning approach to analyze and segment your support base. We aim to empower our partners to embrace a new engagement model that is metrics-based and action-oriented. We seek to facilitate an established clarity around the organization's larger goals with specific and tangible... (continued)

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linda butler

Background: Butler Consulting offers fundraising, grant seeking, training, project developing, managing, supervising and capacity building for non-profits, for-profits and public organizations primarily in the Miami Valley of Ohio and nationwide. Established in 1994, Butler consulting has successfully served over 180 organizations nationally.Accomplishments... (continued)

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Kerri Mollard

Background: Kerri Mollard consults with non-profit organizations on fund-raising and public relations strategies as well as organizational development. Additionally, Kerri is an educator. She teaches nonprofit management and public relations courses at Ohio Dominican University, where she currently serves as Coordinator of Nonprofit Studies, and she presents... (continued)

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Introduction to Microvolunteering

Short video providing a brief introduction to microvolunteering and how an individual can participate in it via

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Microvolunteering: Activities Pack for Individuals

This Activities Pack is designed to encourage an individual to participate in bite-sized activities that benefit worthy causes, either via:

  • an individual's own actions or
  • using free resources.

We hope the suggestions in this pack will enable an individual to become a Microvolunteer Maestro!

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Microvolunteering: Activities Pack for Nonprofits

This Activity Pack is designed to encourage your nonprofit to engage in the microvolunteering concept, either by:

  • inviting your volunteer base to microvolunteer or
  • create projects that involve bite-sized actions

We hope the suggestions in this pack will enable your nonprofit to benefit from the microvolunteering concept!

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Microvolunteering: A Workshop Guide

For those organisations wanting to explore the topic of microvolunteering, a workshop could be an ideal medium to generate discussion on the topic. This How To Guide is more a list of pointers for discussion leaders, based on a pick 'n mix basis to suit the workshop authors' remit.

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10 Minute Board Exercise - Intro to Social Enterprise

This is the first exercise in a series that will introduce your team to the concepts of social enterprise (earned income) and show you the steps required to become a successful entrepreneurial organization. Visit the Center for Nonprofit Stewardship for more on this topic:... (continued)

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10 Minute Board Exercise - Recordkeeping

This exercise will help you identify the records that are essential to your organization and how best to manage their retention. Not only do sound records demonstrate fiscal responsibility and accountability to donors, they are also necessary to demonstrate legal compliance to regulators and... (continued)

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