How to Captivate and Engage Constituents with Your Website

Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Everything you do as a nonprofit organization leads people back to your website. It is the center of your marketing universe and the home base of your brand. Does your website captivate and engage people or is it merely an online brochure with a few photos and a mission statement? In this session, we will... (continued)

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Grant Strategy for CEOs, Directors, and Board Members: What You Need to Know to Succeed

Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Most nonprofits need to attract grants to help pursue their missions or carry out specific programs. But perhaps -- like many other nonprofit executives -- you have been less than thrilled with the results of your organization’s grantseeking efforts. How can you boost your team’s... (continued)

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Business Management Essentials for Nonprofits: Further Your Mission by Tending to Your Business Needs

Wed, Mar 01, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

501(c)(3). It's a tax status, not a business plan. But are you prepared to run the business of your nonprofit? Do you know the insurance you need? How to manage the HR needs of your staff? How to choose and manage vendors for... (continued)

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Engaging Your Board & Others in Difficult Decisions

Wed, Mar 08, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Achieving your organization’s goals often requires understanding and alignment across multiple stakeholders. Board members, staff, donors, and stakeholders of all types need to be engaged in the planning and implementation of new strategies and actions. But how can you do this efficiently when there may be many... (continued)

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Strategic Planning Part 1: Cultivation & Organizational Development

Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Strategic planning should be a means not only to produce a strategy, but also to engage and cultivate stakeholders, develop leadership, and generate new energy, commitment and consensus around mission. Its primary product is not a written plan, but strategic thinking... (continued)

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Effective Strategic Planning Part 2: Plan Development

Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Strategic planning has a dicey reputation for any number of reasons:
1) it often is tedious and time-consuming;
2) the issues it identifies are either obvious or not critical to the mission (or both);
3) the actions it specifies are vague and unmeasurable;
4) it is ignored... (continued)

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Professional Pathways: Intentional Career and Leadership Development, Starting from Wherever You Are Now

Wed, Dec 07, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Whether you are early in your career or have been a leader for many years, it is important to be intentional about your own professional and leadership development. In this webinar, we will consider the essential foundation for further developing as a... (continued)

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Uniform Grant Guidance – The Big Picture for Nonprofit Compliance Reporting

Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

In December 2013, the US Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued comprehensive grant reform rules titled “Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.” The new requirements consolidate what was previously in eight separate OMB... (continued)

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Effective Strategic Planning Part 3: Implementation, Measurement, Reporting

Wed, May 24, 2017 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... (continued)

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Achieving Buy-In for Your Volunteer Program

Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

What’s the most common complaint among volunteer managers? It’s that others are slow to embrace the enormous potential of volunteers to advance a program's mission.

In an ideal world, your nonprofit's staff would know how to supervise volunteers and create new and purposeful... (continued)

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Seeing Systems to Better Address Complex Organizational Problems

Wed, Jun 01, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Often we are so busy coping with day-to-day issues that we don’t step back and see the big picture. Unfortunately this may mean we’re constantly reacting to symptoms rather than identifying and addressing causes. The problems we face in today’s organizations are complex, so we need to be able to see the... (continued)

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Nonprofit Accounting Myths Busted

Wed, Mar 02, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

The current season of Discovery’s Mythbusters will be its last. To bid farewell to this iconic television series which has aligned so well with the goal of many nonprofits to encourage Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) careers, I brazenly "borrow" their format to clear up common misconceptions about... (continued)

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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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Financial Roles for Non-Financial Staff

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

Effective nonprofit financial management requires collaboration throughout the organization. Learn who needs to collaborate with whom. This webinar will explore the financial role of every person in the organization including the Board of Directors, the Executive Director, program and fundraising staff, clerical staff, the receptionist, and volunteers.

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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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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)

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Getting All Your Ducks in a Row: How to Plan for Grant Proposal Success

Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

As a grant professional, you should never have to worry about being unprepared for a grant proposal, grant report, or conversation with a grantmaker. In this webinar we will discuss the planning you’ll need to do to make sure you’re ready to take on the world. This session is designed to give... (continued)

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6 Critical Tips for Your IRS Form 990

Wed, Jun 10, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Your nonprofit’s IRS Form 990 is easily available to the general public on guidestar.org and many state government websites. This is a big surprise for many nonprofit leaders. Armed with this knowledge, a nonprofit has a terrific opportunity to tell its story as compellingly as possible by thinking strategically about how... (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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Partnership Power:  Building Relationships for Impact

Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Most of us know the quote, “No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main". The reality is that we all need relationships to do our work, reach desired outcomes within our organizations, or transform the communities we serve. In this webinar, learn more... (continued)

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Getting Your Volunteers Out of the Box!

Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Volunteers are the “holy grail” of any nonprofit. Not only can they provide valuable resources and expertise but they can expand your program’s outreach to the community and bring in revenue as well. However, most nonprofits only have one or two areas where they utilize volunteers. In this fun and fast-paced... (continued)

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Grow Your Major Gifts: Then Don't Let Them Wither on the Vine -- Learn to Make Dynamic 'Moves' and Passionate 'Asks'

Wed, Jan 07, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Asking is scary. As a result, too often nonprofits spend tons of time cultivating, cultivating and cultivating. But they never get to the ask! Or, if they do, they leave money on the table. To assure that you cut to the chase requires a plan and a... (continued)

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How to Attract and Close the Right Real Estate Gifts

Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

More and more development professionals are turning their attention to the single largest asset category for many of their donors, their real estate holdings. This webinar will review trends in real estate gift activity, the variety of real estate gift structures being used to fit particular donor situations, and emerging best practices across the country.

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Leading Effective Teams: Key Team Skills

Wed, Dec 03, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Teamwork is vital to the modern, interconnected workplace, yet many people have frustrating team experiences. This practical webinar will identify common misconceptions about teams that can result in practices that limit effectiveness. We will then identify crucial team skills, including: getting on the same page; running... (continued)

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Legal Traps for the Unwary Fundraiser

Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Did you know that most states require registration before a charity solicits donations? If your nonprofit is embarking on a new fundraising campaign or you just want to brush up on fundraising legal and compliance issues, this webinar is for you. Topics include: state charitable solicitation registration rules, including... (continued)

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Prediction: The New Paradigm for Philanthropy

Wed, Nov 05, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Philanthropy has been undergoing a classic paradigm-shift—i.e., a total transformation of its vocabulary, conceptualization, rhetoric, infrastructure and modes of operation—since the late '90s, driven by computers and the Internet, new demographics of wealth, and the globalization of the American high-tech economy. This... (continued)

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The Budget Primer: Building and Using Budgets Better---

Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Paul Konigstein's most popular 4Good webinar is back.

If your budget process is too ad hoc, rushed, last minute, or random, don't miss AMS Senior Consultant Paul Konigstein introducing more rigorous budget creation and implementation in this webinar entitled:
The Budget... (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.

Taggedfundraisingmajor gifts

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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From Resistant to Resourceful: A Collaborative Approach to Engaging Your Board in Fundraising

Wed, Oct 15, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Session Overview:

• Frustrated with board members saying that they’ll help – only to see nothing happen?
• Tired of fundraising being an afterthought at board meetings?
• Waiting for the day when others will be as excited about fundraising as you once... (continued)

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