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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)

Taggedorganizational developmentleadership

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)

TaggedCommunity AssetsAssets vs. Deficits

The 3 Secrets That Confident Women Know

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

Confidence is a learned behavior. Discover the simple strategies that boost your confidence as a non-profit leader and instantly strengthen your influence. In this practical and interactive webinar, you will hear step-by-step practices you can immediately implement to demonstrate a more self-assured and professional woman,... (continued)

Taggedconfidenceleadershipprofessional developmentempowermentleadership developmentconfidence for women

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Effective Strategic Planning Part 3: Measure, Monitor, Report

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)

Taggedstrategic planningmetricsPlan Implementationorganizational development

How You Can Engage New Board Members: Strengthening Your Nonprofit Organization

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)

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How to Find Grants

Wed, Sep 02, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Organizations are always watching for grant opportunities, yet it is rare to meet someone who excels at foundation research. Even when foundation data is readily available, it can be a challenge to determine whether to apply, how much to request, what to ask for, who to talk to, and so on.

During this webinar, a grant proposal writer who has... (continued)

Taggedresearchgrant researchFoundation Researchgrant proposalgrant proposalsgrant writinggrantwritingfoundationsfoundationprivate foundation

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)

Taggedgrant writinggrant writing traininggrant writing & seekinggrantwritinggrant writing & proposal developmentgrant proposalgrantsfundraising planninggrant proposal planning

Building More Respectful Dialogue in Meetings

Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Dialogue builds more insightful and better supported decisions in meetings. Effective dialogue requires a respectful exchange of views. But this can be difficult when the issue is complex and there are different stakes in its resolution. Resorting to meeting norms or asking people to behave in a certain way is seldom... (continued)

Taggedleading meetingsdecision-makingeffective meetings

Creating Constituencies: A Prospecting Road Trip

Wed, Aug 12, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Pack your bags! We’re going on a road trip! In this fun and interactive session, Susan will lead participants on the harrowing but exciting road to creating constituencies where none exist. Whether novice or expert, all skill levels will enjoy the ride and leave knowing how to: 1) identify an organization’s ideal... (continued)

TaggednonprofitsProspect identification and researchresearchfund raisingphilanthropy

The Leader as Coach: Guiding Your Team in Dynamic Change

Wed, Aug 05, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

It's virtually impossible to fulfill your mission over the long haul without change. Key people come and go, the economy surges and lags, new ways to engage donors or members emerge seemingly every day, and the imperative to operate cost-effectively is ever-present. ... (continued)

TaggedleadershipCEOchangestrategyboardorganizationworkforcecoachingmanagementchief executive officer

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Effective Strategic Planning Part 2: Plan Development & Implementation

Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 3pm EDT / 12pm 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... (continued)

Taggedstrategic planningplan developmentstrategyorganizational development

The ABCs of Building Better Boards

Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

It's as easy as ABC to create a well-functioning board of directors! Well, maybe not exactly easy, but this fast-paced webinar will share practical ways to Aquire, Build, and Celebrate to recruit, manage and reward the best board members. Starting with recruitment, we'll look at important tools that will help you... (continued)

Taggedboard engagementnonprofit board trainingnonprofit board developmentBoard building

Creative Thank You's: Boost Donations with an Attitude of Gratitude

Wed, Jul 01, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT


Creating long-lasting relationships and inspiring donors to give again and again is not as easy as you might think. What do donors want? It’s simple really: to feel truly appreciated with a heartfelt thank you. However, it’s deceptively simple. Why? You want your donors to feel... (continued)

Taggedacknowledgement policiesdonor retentiondonor acknowledgementdonor relationsdonor appreciationgratitudenonprofitsretentionthanking donorsthank you letter

How to Ask for BIG Gifts from Individuals (in 3 Easy Steps)

Wed, Jun 17, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

This webinar will provide hands on training in cultivating and soliciting BIG gifts (The definition of “Big” is different for each nonprofit). The 3 Steps are: Get Organized, Schedule Your Meetings, Meet Your Donor and Ask. Peter will explain the concepts and share valuable tools that participants can... (continued)

Taggedmajor giftsbig giftsfundraisingsoliciationcultivationdonortop prospectswealthy donorsindividuals

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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Strategic Planning Part 1: Cultivation & Organization

Wed, Jun 03, 2015 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 within the organization, which is achieved through a... (continued)

Taggedstrategic planningPlan Implementationorganizational development

Rethink The Update: Building Meaningful Online Engagement

Wed, May 20, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

You know that your organization matters to your supporters, but social media status updates are falling upon deaf ears. What is missing? More often than not, it’s simply a question of stepping back and looking at three things: Who is your audience, what do they want to discuss, and how are they valued online... (continued)

Taggedsocial mediafacebookcommunity engagementmarketing strategycultivation

May 13th: Developing Earned Income Streams For Your Nonprofit 4Good webinar

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)

TaggedMazarine Treyzfundraisingearned incomenonprofitsstrategyNonprofit Cafedevelopment planwebinar4Good2015

What is your brand? And why does it matter?

Wed, May 06, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Author and consultant Michele Levy brings a practical approach to the topic of nonprofit branding. Learn from her real world examples, and walk away with tactics you can implement in your own organization.


TaggedbrandmarketingmessagingstrategynonprofitcommunicationsMichele Levy

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Creating a Powerful Culture of Generosity

Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Call it Great Donor Retention, Life-long Giving, Teamwork, Shared vision. However you describe it, when everyone in the organization sees that what THEY DO is part of creating a powerful culture of generosity for your non-profit – Everyone wins! What mindset shifts are needed to get to this place? If the leadership doesn’t buy... (continued)

TaggedNonprofit Webinarsgivinggenerosityrelationshipsrecipient

Show Me The (Unrestricted) Money! - How to start a social enterprise

Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

If your funding is secure and adequate, then this webinar is not for you - but if you'd like to become less reliant on traditional sources, or are worried about the results of the next fundraiser or grant request - then join us for a fast-paced and informative webinar on social enterprise. You'll learn... (continued)


Taggedsocial enterpriseearned incomefinancesocial venturenonprofits

To Propose or Not to Propose: That is the Grant Writing Question

Wed, Apr 08, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Summary: Obtaining grant funding from foundations, corporations, and public agencies is a competitive process. Before beginning a lengthy proposal, applicants must carefully assess their alignment with grantor guidelines, interests, and funding priorities. Otherwise, the endeavor will force an... (continued)


Taggedgrant writingfundraisingnonprofit webinarcommunication markefficiency

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Webinar: Before You Hire an Architect: Reduce Costs and Risks, Produce Better Results

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)


Taggedfacility planningarchitectural programming and budgetingarchitect selectioncapital projects

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!

Taggedphilanthropyorganizational culture

What Your Sponsors Really Want webinar

Wed, Feb 18, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Have you ever been at your wits end for finding sponsors?

Are you afraid of what sponsors are thinking?

Do you have a hard time justifying why they should sponsor you, other than “We’re a good cause”?

Big events make the majority of their money with sponsorship.

Whether you’re coordinating a music festival, a... (continued)


TaggedsponsorsponsorshipfundraisingMazarine Treyz

Nonprofit Webinar: Engage Investors with Powerful, Passionate Copywriting!

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)


Taggedsocial enterprisesocial entrepreneurwritingcopywritingbrand

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)

Taggedvolunteersvolunteer management

Building Stakeholder Commitment to Your Goals

Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Board members, staff, donors, and stakeholders of all types (clients, suppliers, regulators, partners) 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 different views and priorities?

This session will introduce key principles... (continued)

Tagged#Effective MeetingsStakeholder involvementboard activityleadership

Better Together (?): Leveraging Collaborations to Get Grants

Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Grant funders love to support multiple-organization collaborations, which can achieve outcomes that no single organization can match. Sometimes, though, grant applicants are (understandably) less excited about collaboration, due to first-hand experience with unsuccessful or ineffective partnerships.

This... (continued)


Taggedcollaborationfoundationscollective impactpartnerpartnershipsnonprofitnonprofitsmark goldsteinfundraisinggrants

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.

Taggedreal estatereal estate giftsplanned giving

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