Grantmakers share their insights and advice on proposals, relationships with nonprofit organizations, and more.
Hermione Malone, Manager of Community Outreach for University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center speaks about successful communications and outreach strategies.
What is personal branding, and how does it benefit you and your organization? Cynthia Klug answers these questions, and more, with expert tips from Positive Edge Consulting.
Forming a strategic alliance can be a difficult undertaking for an organization. Kate Dewey of Dewey & Kaye Nonprofit & Foundation Consultants discusses some strategies and “red flags” to watch out for when forming an alliance.
Many non-profits struggle to throw successful special events. Deb Hermann of Ghostlight Productions shares tips on how to throw the right event for your organization.
Dr. William Hiller, Executive Director, Martha Holden Jennings Foundation talks about funding for education and gives tips on approaching funders.
Adam Fong, Co-Founder of Emerging Arts Professionals (EAP), SF Bay Area, discusses the importance of networking and building community among fellow arts professionals.
Panelists describe their funding priorities, share current regional arts funding trends, and reflect on best practices for approaching foundations for support during challenging economic times.
Dianne Debicella, Fractured Atlas, defines fiscal sponsorship and discusses why an individual artist or emerging arts organization may opt for fiscal sponsorship.
John Kenyon, Nonprofit Technology Educator & Strategist, discusses the dos and don’ts of social media for nonprofits. John was a visiting speaker at Network Days, 2011.
Heather McLeod Grant, senior consultant at the Monitor Institute, and co-author of the book Forces for Good, discusses high-impact nonprofits. Heather was a guest speaker at the Foundation Center's 2011 Network Days, which took place in San Francisco, CA.
Lisa Cremin, director of the Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund at the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, provides insights on recent trends in the arts.
Beyond the American Dream: An Interview with Habitat for Humanity and The Fuller Center for Housing Co-founder Linda Fuller
Dr. Jamil S. Zainaldin, president of the Georgia Humanities Council, speaks with Mrs. Linda Fuller about her late husband Millard Fuller’s new memoir, Beyond the American Dream.
Learn how to use your organization's financial statements as management and communications tools.
John La Rocca talks about the important of an outcome management-based approach.
Vallery Gaines, Area Development Director of UNCF (United Negro College Fund), talks about scholarship and educational funding.
Learn from a panel of development experts how to take steps to advance your career in fundraising.
Linda Olejko and Melanie Quackenbush of Glenmede’s Philanthropic Advisory Services talk about how they assist grant seekers and foundations in effective, strategic grantmaking and collaboration.
Guest speaker Dr. Beth Ross helps you learn how to assess your own career goals, job skills, and professional experience to see if they align with a career in fundraising.
Learn about fiscal sponsorship arrangements and what an application for fiscal sponsorship might look like.
Get concrete advice and ideas from experienced filmmakers about fundraising for your independent projects.
This panel discussion centers around nonprofit mergers and the legal and leadership issues involved in this type of collaboration.
Ginger Mlakar, Director of Donor Relations, The Cleveland Foundation discusses the ins and outs of donor-advised funds.
JD Lasica, founder of Socialbrite, answers the question: “What are the top three social media musts for nonprofits?” and forecasts the next hottest tool.
Panelists discuss their own experiences with nonprofit fundraising, give information on where to learn more about fundraising in general and share tips on how to break into the field.