Colette Ellis

I’m an author, coach and public speaker on mindfulness, motivation, and workplace stress. As founder of InStep Consulting, I have traveled the globe facilitating personal growth and professional training for leaders from countries including Australia, Botswana, Bulgaria, Chile, Lithuania, Mexico, Poland, and Vietnam. Clients transform their lives and realize... (continued)

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Tom Morley

You need to deliver on your mission... and keep delivering, over and over. You need to operate at an affordable, sustainable cost. If you can save, you can re-invest, and if you can generate more, you can accomplish more. It's more than possible through "creative integration" - understanding how the elements of your organization interact, and optimizing them for... (continued)

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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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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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Jill Friedman Fixler

Jill Friedman Fixler is a nationally known leader recognized for her innovative approaches to re-inventing, re-engineering, and re-vitalizing nonprofit and public sector organizations. She combines her skills as a trainer, facilitator, public speaker, and coach to promote excellence in volunteer engagement, strategic planning, and board and organizational... (continued)

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Nonprofit Services Center

Nonprofit Services Center is dedicated to helping these community stakeholders reach their full potential. We share in our clients’ passion and empower them to achieve their goals. We build their capacity by providing educational opportunities, customized consulting services, and professional knowledge that make... (continued)

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Benchmark Against Leading Practice: Fund Development Checklist

The Fund Development Best Practices Checklist is a self-assessment instrument that helps nonprofit organizations identify capacity strengths and challenges and establish capacity building goals in the area of fundraising. Results from the checklist can be used to guide the development of an annual work... (continued)

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VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT: Creating & Keeping A Network of Supporters

Wed, Aug 03, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Volunteers can be a great asset to any nonprofit organization. They help get things done, promote your organization and help you fundraise. But how do you find the best volunteers? And once you find them, how do you keep them? Join us for a discussion of best practices in volunteer recruitment and... (continued)

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Indirect Cost Rate: The Key to Paying for Your Infrastructure

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

Donors want to pay for programs. Most donors do not want to pay for everything you need behind the scenes to make sure money raised is responsibly spent to advance the organization's mission. How then do you raise money for administrative staff, office rent, insurance, computers, software, furniture and... (continued)

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Benchmark Against Leading Practice: Bundle of 6 Checklists

Because many organizations are interested in multi-faceted evaluations, this bundle of 5 key capacity assessment tools is intended to save you time and money (compared with acquiring checklists individually). This package includes exactly the same information as in the individual checklists we have shared on... (continued)

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Basic Volunteer Engagement Training

Points of Light believes in building the capacity of the nonprofit and government sector to effectively engage volunteers and to help us achieve that goal we are developing six basic volunteer engagement courses. The first course: Understanding Volunteering Exploring the Heart of the #volunteer... (continued)

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Finding Funding Balance Teleseminar - July 31st! FREE Experience!

It's not too late to sign up for the Finding Funding Balance Teleseminar!

Join me for my FREE teleseminar this Thursday, July 31st at NOON, Central. (That's 1:00 pm Eastern, 11:00 am Mountain and 10:00 am Pacific.)

We'll dive in and answer these 3 questions:
• What is the perfect funding mix for your... (continued)

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The Abundant Not-for-Profit e-book: How Talent (Not Money) Will Transform Your Organization

Want to accomplish more as a not-for-profit leader?

If so, we wrote this book for you!

A decade in the making, The Abundant Not-for-Profit offers a transformational approach to not-for-profit leadership.
It’s time for the not-for-profit sector to replace scarcity... (continued)

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Competent Advantage™ Nonprofit Assessment

Are you seeking to attract and retain talent? Would you like to better define and articulate your message to donors? Do you want to identify new funding opportunities? The Competent Advantage™ Nonprofit Assessment is 30-question assessment that helps executive directors and board members make informed, competent decisions... (continued)

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Drupal

Drupal

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Benchmark Against Leading Practice: Finance Checklist

The Finance Best Practices Checklist is a self-assessment instrument that helps nonprofit organizations identify capacity strengths and challenges and establish capacity building goals in the area of finance and accounting. Results from the checklist can be used to guide the development of an annual workplan and... (continued)

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Planning for Nonprofit Organizations

An institution facing or creating change must attend to many kinds of
planning. Integrating all planning efforts prevents uncoordinated —or even
conflicting—results. Enormous gains can be made when all areas of planning
are developed in an integrated sequence, with a regular cycle of strategic,
business and program... (continued)

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Benchmark Against Leading Practice: Marketing Checklist

The Marketing Best Practices Checklist is a self-assessment instrument that helps nonprofit organizations identify capacity strengths and challenges and establish capacity building goals in the area of marketing and public relations. Results from the checklist can be used to guide the development of an annual... (continued)

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Principles Workbook: Steering Your Board Toward Good Governance and Ethical Practice

This workbook provides support for nonprofits, foundations, and corporate giving programs committed to examining and improving their governance practices, and includes progress worksheets accompanying each of the four sections assist nonprofits and foundations in making plans and recording... (continued)

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What is Capacity Building and Why is it Needed?

This web page explains why nonprofit capacity building is critical now, describes what nonprofit capacity building can accomplish, and offers suggestions for nonprofits in search of good sources for capacity building training. This section also provides suggestions for additional resources and specific tools that can be used... (continued)

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Nonprofit knowledge sharing - Rhode Island 501 Tech Club

A short presentation / discussion about IdeaEncore with the Rhode Island 501 Tech Club in in Providence, RI on 2/10/11. Provides overview of why nonprofit sharing is an impact multiplier and walks through screen/demo of finding resources, building your branded online nonprofit resource library, and... (continued)

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National Council of Nonprofits - Capacity Building Hub

provides guidance to help nonprofits, grantmakers, policy makers, and others understand how nonprofit capacity building enables nonprofits to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their operations, thus helping nonprofits realize – and sustain – their missions.

The National Council’s Capacity Building Hub is... (continued)

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Stregthening Nonprofits

Does your board spend time second-guessing program decisions, reviewing the merits of various copier machines or discussing the color of this year’s annual report?

If the answer is yes, the problem is not just a hazy understanding of “governance” vs. “management.” It’s more complicated than that.

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Lessons from the Street: Capacity Building and Replication

This report is based on street level experience by the Milton S. Eisenhower Foundation from 1990 to 2000. During that time, the Foundation sought to enhance the capacity of, or host replications in, eighty-one nonprofit organizations.

http://www.eisenhowerfoundation.org/aboutus/publications/fr_lessons.html

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Creative Disruption: Sabbaticals for Capacity Building and Leadership Development in the Nonprofit Sector

The stresses and demands of leadership make intellectual, emotional, creative, and even physical burnout all too common among nonprofit executives. One of the most effective and cost efficient ways to prevent this from happening is the sabbatical. A “time away”... (continued)

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Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida webinar with IdeaEncore 7/13/10

These IdeaEncore webinar slides from 7/14/10 are available for download only by Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida members or affiliates. Please link your profile to them as your "Primary Professional Affiliation" (PPA) from your Dashboard >> My Individual Profile (edit tab). For... (continued)

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Staying Alive Resource Guide

Information and Solutions for San Fernando Valley Nonprofits Dealing with the Recession

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The Nonprofit as Jazz Club: A Discussion Starter

In these one-page Jazzthink Thought Provokers for Nonprofits, Dr. Brian Fraser draws on the workings and wisdom of jazz to spark conversations among nonprofit board members, staff, and volunteers about ways to improve their contributions to the effectiveness of their organizations.

These Jazzthink Thought Provokers... (continued)

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