Tim McCormick of McCormick Consulting sheds light on how organizations can learn to diversify funding streams through an internal fundraising audit.
Lisa Cremin, director of the Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund at the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, provides insights on recent trends in the arts.
Hermione Malone, Manager of Community Outreach for University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center speaks about successful communications and outreach strategies.
Dr. William Hiller, Executive Director, Martha Holden Jennings Foundation talks about funding for education and gives tips on approaching funders.
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.
Learn from a panel of development experts how to take steps to advance your career in fundraising.
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.
Adam Fong, Co-Founder of Emerging Arts Professionals (EAP), SF Bay Area, discusses the importance of networking and building community among fellow arts professionals.
Dianne Debicella, Fractured Atlas, defines fiscal sponsorship and discusses why an individual artist or emerging arts organization may opt for fiscal sponsorship.
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.
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.
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.
JD Lasica, founder of Socialbrite, answers the question: “What are the top three social media musts for nonprofits?” and forecasts the next hottest tool.
Vallery Gaines, Area Development Director of UNCF (United Negro College Fund), talks about scholarship and educational funding.
John La Rocca talks about the important of an outcome management-based approach.
This panel discussion centers around nonprofit mergers and the legal and leadership issues involved in this type of collaboration.
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.
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.
Tim Delaney, President and CEO, National Council of Nonprofits, discusses issues facing nonprofits and the public policy questions that must be addressed in order to preserve the viability and effectiveness of nonprofit organizations. A panel discussion follows.
Panelists share personal experience and insight into the world of online fundraising, offering advice on overseeing online fundraising campaigns, managing the technology, the best venues through which to conduct your fundraising and tips on getting started.
Learn about various sources of financial aid and effective application strategies from program directors and scholarship recipients.
Presenter Andy Robinson, author and community organizer, shares tips on how to plan a successful and well-organized fundraising house party in only six weeks.
Ginger Mlakar, Director of Donor Relations, The Cleveland Foundation discusses the ins and outs of donor-advised funds.
Dr. Robert Fischer of Case Western Reserve University discusses why program evaluation is important, as well as some of the pitfalls that can occur.