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)
Wed, Apr 05, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
All too often, nonprofit communications are planned and executed in a silo. The membership team has one approach, the fundraising team another, and various program directors market their services independently as well. The result? A muddled brand presence and lots of wasted resources. Brand strategy... (continued)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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.
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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.
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Wed, Oct 15, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
• 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)
Wed, Oct 08, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Following up on the webinar on Nonprofit Boards & Effective Governance (October 1), we'll be offering an open-ended forum. If you have a question, issue or problem relating to any aspect of nonprofit boards, sign up for this session. To give your question priority standing, submit it in advance. I will frame my comments broadly in... (continued)
Wed, Oct 01, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Do you / your organization have a structured way to document, prioritize and track most important relationships? Many non-profits ‘sell’ without calling it that - donors, community partners, or clients. This webinar will introduce a ‘sales... (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)
Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
In this webinar for nonprofit executives and marketers, you will learn:
What you need to have in place BEFORE you hire someone to make you a video.
How NOT to waste your money on a video that won't yield results.
What kind of video(s) you need in order to get seen and heard in today's noisy... (continued)