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Social Fundraising: Myths and Musts of Raising Money With Social Platforms

Dave Boyce
Jun 13, 2013  
00:02:09

What types of social fundraising campaigns are really successful? What are the myths and musts of social fundriaising? Dave Boyce, CEO of Fundly.com, discusses online fundraising using crowdfunding platforms.  

Nonprofit Social Media Policy: Tips From a Nonprofit Lawyer

Gene Takagi
Jun 13, 2013  
00:03:17

What is the most critical issue to cover in a nonprofit social media policy? What common mistakes do nonprofits make with social media policies, and how can they be solved? Learn from nonprofit lawyer, Gene Takagi, how you can keep your organization in-line, online. 

Black Male Achievement: The Importance of Exposure

May 22, 2013  
00:10:05

Nicole Bell-Moye, executive director of the Presidents’ Council Foundation shares what she has found to be the keys to success for their PC Scholars program.  

Black Male Achievement: Why Fathers Matter

May 22, 2013  
00:12:22

Hear one man’s story of why fathers matter, as well as the work his organization is doing to ensure that fathers get involved and stay involved. 

Racing to Improve K-12 Education: How Are Foundations Helping to Shape the Future?

Racing to Improve K-12 Education-Steven Lawrence
Jun 06, 2013  
00:09:27

Foundation giving trends in 2011 for public education, both nationally and in California, presented by Steven Lawrence, Director of Research at the Foundation Center.

Black Male Achievement: One Man’s Story of Coming Home

May 22, 2013  
00:07:25

Tim Tramble, executive director of Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc., tells how black male achievement has been a part of his own journey and passion for his work in community development.

Philanthropic Support for Black Male Achievement

May 22, 2013  
00:15:59

An overview of the landscape for philanthropic support to black men and boys, and a tour of BMAFunders.org, the newly created portal that highlights the role of philanthropy in supporting black men and boys.  

Securing a Government Grant

Jeff Rosenstock & Marilyn Hoyt
Mar 19, 2013  
00:05:10

Consultant Marilyn Hoyt and Jeff Rosenstock, Institutional Development and Major Gifts Officer of Queens College, explain how to set your project and organization apart from others and how to get that extra edge when applying for competitive government grants.

Legal Considerations Before Starting a Nonprofit: Becoming Incorporated

William F. Gaske & Lauren Simpson
Mar 14, 2013  
00:07:23

Learn how to get incorporated, secure your 501(c)(3) status, register your charity for fundraising, and more, with attorneys from the law firm of Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP of New York City. Presented in collaboration with New York Lawyers for the Public interest.

Raising Funds and Relationships: Crowdfunding Tips for Nonprofits

Jed Cohen
Mar 13, 2013  
00:08:56

Four tips that you can implement today to make your next crowdfunding campaign a success! With Jed Cohen, founder and COO of RocketHub, one of the world's largest and most successful crowdfunding platforms, who heads the discussion about expanding your fundraising skill set through crowdfunding.

Recruitment Tips: Getting Corporate Professionals on Your Board

Steven K. Orr
Apr 10, 2013  
00:07:34

Four tips on how to get corporate professionals to join -- and love being part of -- your board, from Steven K. Orr, Managing Partner & Co-Founder of Orr Associates, Inc., and Executive Director & Founder of Youth, I.N.C.

Business Planning: Identifying Your Nonprofit’s Niche

Apr 03, 2013  
00:05:31

Molly Penn and Deborah Flood from Penn Flood Consulting discuss where to begin with your nonprofits business or strategic plan. Then they walk you through the elements, which include a sound business plan, starting with finding your non-profit's niche.

Is Your Board Active? A Funder’s Perspective on Board Engagement

Oct 19, 2012  
00:06:43

“It’s like religion. You have to make me believe!” Do your board members act as ambassadors and fundraisers for your organization?

Don’t Limit Your Dreams: The Importance of Collaboration

Oct 19, 2012  
00:06:58

Are you collaborating with other organizations in your community? Are you limiting your dreams by staying inside of your own walls?

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.