Strategic Planning 101

Strategic planning is a central activity for nonprofits in every mission space, but it can be an intimidating project to tackle. Horror stories abound of strategic plans that are too […]

Funders’ Forum

Join us for a morning online with some of the top funders in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Christy Livingstone, Community Relations Lead, will moderate this panel of funders representing three […]

Beyond Grant Readiness: Next Level Grant Strategies

Beyond grant basics, this workshop will prepare you with more advanced grant writing strategies and will help you expand your skills as you grow in your grant career. This course […]

Virtual Volunteering

Virtual volunteering is not new, in fact it has been successfully utilized by volunteer managers for over 30 years. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has created a renewed interest in this […]

Raise More Money Now

Would you like to raise more money for your nonprofit…now?  For many of us, starting a planned giving program is something we will do “someday.”  Well, together, let’s make “someday” […]

Successful Small Shop Fundraising

When you’re part of a small organization and hold responsibility for everything in development from annual giving to planned giving, it can be a challenge to keep all the plates […]

Introduction to Program Evaluation

Program evaluation is a systematic, data-driven review of a program within an organization designed to: Answer questions about program effectiveness and efficiency Ensure program activities are connected to the organization’s […]

What’s the Secret Sauce to Donor Retention?

Nationally donor retention rates are in the tank and the development office is at its highest turnover in nonprofit history. Let’s explore the varied elements that impact your retention story and discuss […]

Developed for Impact: Building a High-Performing Board

This course will provide you with an understanding of the fundamental principles and best practices for developing and working with an impactful nonprofit board of directors.  Whether you serve on […]

Creating Logic Models, Goals, and Indicators

A logic model is a visual representation of how a results-based program is designed to work. Many evaluation experts agree that the use of the logic model is an effective […]

Public Speaking

Sales pitches, department updates, board meetings, keynote addresses, toasts, or interviews— every public speaking platform is a place to create connections and activate new opportunities. There are many ways to […]

Major Gifts: Anatomy of a Prospect Call

What is your pipeline to cultivating and requesting major gifts for your organization. How do you begin to secure a plan and move a donor forward to making a major gift? Learning Objectives:  […]