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.
“It’s like religion. You have to make me believe!” Do your board members act as ambassadors and fundraisers for your organization?
Are you collaborating with other organizations in your community? Are you limiting your dreams by staying inside of your own walls?
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 do you apply to the Jewish Federation of Cleveland? What types of support does the federation offer?
How does the Jewish Federation of Cleveland work? How can your organization reach out to the federation and build relationships with the foundations involved?
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.
This workshop explores what it takes to expand and sustain a blend of support from individuals, foundations, corporations, and government agencies.
Learn from two experts in the field about how to make a collaboration that works and succeeds.
Discover how to research funding, decode application questions, and focus artistic career goals during the grant writing process.
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.
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.
Panelists discuss how to integrate business considerations into planning for mission strategy, resources, and performance.
Jill Paulsen, director of grants programs from Cuyahoga Arts and Culture (CAC), shares three key practices that prospective grantees should engage in.
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.
Persuading board members to take an active role in fundraising efforts can be a major goal for many nonprofits.
Learn about recent changes to the Saint Luke's Foundation's grantmaking from LaTida Smith, Vice President, Programs, Outcomes and Learning.
Learn about the trends that are driving and sustaining arts innovation from Bay-area funders.
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.
Representatives from organizations that have successfully used crowdsourcing techniques share their stories and crowdfunding experts discuss what makes a campaign successful.
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.
4 Bay-area funders discuss how they support diversity in their respective organizations.
Highlights from Financial Capacity for Nonprofits: An Essential Component to Nonprofit SustainabilityNov 14, 2012
This video highlights a workshop which covers financial management techniques to keep your programs and operations running smoothly.
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.
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.