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PR & Strategic Communications 101

Join CNM for this class to learn the difference between Public Relations and Strategic Communication, and how to effectively utilize these tools to effectively promote your organization and its mission. […]

Nonprofit Budgeting

Budgeting has its challenges but the result is a valuable tool for your not-for-profit. This course will provide you with an understanding of what a budget is, how a budget […]

15 Tools for Motivating Your Board

Why are so many volunteers and staff members reluctant to participate in approaching prospects and donors?  How can board chairs, development committee members, nonprofit CEOs and professional fundraising staff lead […]

Donor Life Cycle: From Acquisition to Planned Giving

Learn to understand the donor life cycle from acquisition to gift planning.  In this session we’ll take a look at the art and science of how donors connect to an organization initially […]

Strategic Leadership

Beyond managing a donor-centered fundraising program is the leader’s ability to be strategic.  A strategic leader can express a strategic vision for their organization, project or specific area of influence and motivate others to acquire that […]

Managing the Development Office

Have you wondered how to build an effective development program and juggle all the infrastructure responsibilities at the same time? There are many roles and competing demands that development staff […]

Building a Culture of Philanthropy in Your Organization

A culture of philanthropy is an organizational culture where everyone in an organization understands the importance of philanthropy and has a role in encouraging it. From the receptionist to direct […]

You’ve Got The Data, Now What?

Data management and data analysis are two important contributors to program success. This workshop will introduce you to easy and manageable approaches to data management and data analysis. In this […]

Communicating and Applying Evaluation Results

An important step in program evaluation is the effective communication of results to stakeholders. Results can be communicated to a wide variety of audiences ranging from program staff to foundations, […]