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How to Treat Your Donors: One Donor’s Advice

Oct 19, 2012  
00:04:14

Do you treat your donors like they're family? A foundation president/trustee for two foundations shares her advice on how to treat your donors that will set you apart from the competition.

How to Apply to the Jewish Federation of Cleveland

Aug 24, 2012  
00:04:05

How do you apply to the Jewish Federation of Cleveland?  What types of support does the federation offer?

How to Approach the Jewish Federation of Cleveland

Ann Garson, Jewish Federation of Cleveland
Aug 24, 2012  
00:10:28

How does the Jewish Federation of Cleveland work?  How can your organization reach out to the federation and build relationships with the foundations involved?

Top 5 Do’s in Board Development with Lisa Hoffman

Board Development
Mar 20, 2013  
00:09:16

Lisa Hoffman, coach & consultant, shares her five tips for effective board development. Among her tips, Lisa emphasizes the need for ongoing recruitment, approaching accountability with grace, and developing a culture of appreciation between the board and staff. 

Secure the Future: Building a Diversified Funding Base for Your Nonprofit

Diversified Funding
Mar 06, 2013  
00:06:01

This workshop explores what it takes to expand and sustain a blend of support from individuals, foundations, corporations, and government agencies. 

Making Collaborations Work

Dena Hartigan
Feb 21, 2013  
00:03:38

Learn from two experts in the field about how to make a collaboration that works and succeeds.  

Grantwriting for Artists: Perfecting Your Proposal

Gigi Rosenberg
Feb 14, 2013  
00:06:49

Discover how to research funding, decode application questions, and focus artistic career goals during the grant writing process.

Crowdfunding Fundamentals: Creating a Compelling Campaign

Crowdfunding
Feb 12, 2013  
00:06:59

Presenters discuss video production and social media video tips, choosing the right crowdfunding platform for the type of project, and lessons learned from previous local nonprofit crowdfunding campaigns.

Expanding Your Prospect Research: Understanding SEC Filings

SEC
Jan 30, 2013  
00:05:28

Have you found everything you can about your prospects from Google? Do you want to improve your organization’s funding research? Our expert teaches you how to use Securities and Exchange Commission filings to learn more information about potential prospects.

Improving Long-term Performance: Business Planning for Nonprofits

Business planning
Feb 07, 2013  
00:04:22

Panelists discuss how to integrate business considerations into planning for mission strategy, resources, and performance. 

3 Critical Steps for Success: An Arts Funder Outlines Key Practices for Grantseekers

Jill Paulsen
Jun 12, 2012  
00:03:24

Jill Paulsen, director of grants programs from Cuyahoga Arts and Culture (CAC), shares three key practices that prospective grantees should engage in.

Joining the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC): A Step-by-Step Application Guide

CFC
Jan 23, 2013  
00:08:25

How do you join the 2013 Combined Federal Campaign? Should you apply to the local, state, or the national level? Mary Ann Sallas, the director of the NYC Campaign answers all of your questions about applying to the CFC.

Getting Board Members Involved in Fundraising: A Case Study

Boards
Dec 05, 2012  
00:07:51

Persuading board members to take an active role in fundraising efforts can be a major goal for many nonprofits. 

Saint Luke's Foundation: Grantmaking Strategies for Solving Complex Problems

LaTida Smith
May 08, 2012  
00:09:34

Learn about recent changes to the Saint Luke's Foundation's grantmaking from LaTida Smith, Vice President, Programs, Outcomes and Learning.

Trends in Fueling and Sustaining Innovation in the Arts

Arts
Oct 24, 2012  
01:41:44

Learn about the trends that are driving and sustaining arts innovation from Bay-area funders.

Powered by Pro Bono: A Discussion with the Taproot Foundation

Taproot
Jan 09, 2013  
00:09:00

Aaron Hurst, founder and president of Taproot Foundation, discusses highlights from Taproot’s new book, Powered by Pro Bono (Jossey-Bass, 2012). This new resource for the nonprofit community presents a step-by-step guide to enable nonprofits to plan for and turn on their pro bono potential.

Viral Fundraising: Using Crowdfunding to Spread Your Message

Viral Fundraising
Dec 12, 2012  
00:07:48

Representatives from organizations that have successfully used crowdsourcing techniques share their stories and crowdfunding experts discuss what makes a campaign successful.

Mario Morino: Investing in Leaders Who Stop at Nothing in Pursuit of Greater Social Impact

Mario Morino
Oct 04, 2012  
00:18:48

Mario Morino discusses critically important conversations every nonprofit board and leadership team should have about high performance, courageous leadership, performance culture, innovation, and merit-based funding.

Trends in Fueling and Sustaining Innovation in the Arts [Highlights]

Arts
Oct 24, 2012  
00:04:57

4 Bay-area funders discuss how they support diversity in their respective organizations.

Highlights from Financial Capacity for Nonprofits: An Essential Component to Nonprofit Sustainability

Financial
Nov 14, 2012  
00:03:04

This video highlights a workshop which covers financial management techniques to keep your programs and operations running smoothly. 

Financial Capacity for Nonprofits: An Essential Component to Nonprofit Sustainability

Financial
Nov 14, 2012  
00:33:10

Tim Anglim, the Founder and President of YesCFO, talks about setting up a bookkeeping system with proper checks and balances, determining who will make the final decisions regarding expenditures, and making financial projections.

Highlights from Starting a Nonprofit: Requirements, Considerations, and the Nonprofit Marketplace

Starting a nonprofit
Oct 25, 2012  
00:02:40

This program's panel includes nonprofit founders, who lived through the start-up process to tell us all about it, and an attorney, who covers legal and procedural requirements you need to consider.

Starting a Nonprofit: Requirements, Considerations, and the Nonprofit Marketplace

Starting a nonprofit
Oct 25, 2012  
01:03:31

This program's panel includes nonprofit founders, who lived through the start-up process to tell us all about it, and an attorney, who covers legal and procedural requirements you need to consider.

Highlights from How to Connect with Giving Circles

Giving circles
Nov 15, 2012  
00:03:43

How do you connect with a giving circle? What should you do to increase your nonprofit's likelihood of receiving their grants? Our panelists answer to all of these questions and more. 

How to Connect with Giving Circles

Giving circles
Nov 15, 2012  
00:25:19

How do you connect with a giving circle? What should you do to increase your nonprofit's likelihood of receiving their grants? Our panelists answer to all of these questions and more.