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Often, the quietest part of a staff or board meeting is the financial portion of the agenda. Financials can be overwhelming and confusing if you don’t understand what you are looking at or aren’t comfortable asking questions. However, it is important for nonprofit professionals and board members alike to be able to understand financial statements as they are vital to the organization’s operations and sustainability. During this workshop, you will learn how to read your organizations financial story by means…Find out more »
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 is prepared, the methods available to be utilized to compile a budget, and the roles individuals within your organization will play in the budget process. As a not-for-profit, there is an additional layer of complexity due to unique NFP areas, such as in-kind, spending policies, and funding restrictions. We will…Find out more »
Successful fundraising depends on compelling messages. Vision, mission and values statements are essential, but are not substantive enough to compel a prospect to give. Strategic plans are vital, but not compelling to read. How, then, do we talk compellingly to prospects and donors? How can we ensure the messages communicated by board and staff members are consistent? And finally, how do we deliver compelling messages that create empathy and motivate prospects and donors to action? This workshop: Demonstrates constituency mapping,…Find out more »
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 become a great public speaker; this course will provide tools that help you identify your speaking strengths and polish the areas that need improvement. The seminar covers strategies on how win an audience’s attention, build a strong connection, and make them remember you. Through exercises, you’ll receive personalized feedback in…Find out more »
Used by 70% of Fortune 500 companies, DiSC Workplace helps to build more effective relationships with everyone in your organization, regardless of title or role. By appreciating the motivators, actions, and reactions of others, it is a powerful tool in resolving conflict for greater harmony in the workplace. Participants will look clearly at different elements of their own behavior style, styles of others, and how they influence various ways people work. After completing this program, participants will be able to:…Find out more »
By now, you’re well-aware that building your brand and promoting your organization requires posting on social media, sending emails, writing blog posts, and updating your website. But who has the time? Where do you start? What do you say? What you really need is a plan. This seminar covers the who, what, when, where, and why of cost-efficient, time-efficient content marketing strategy. It helps you to execute an effective content campaign using the resources you already have. Learn how to…Find out more »
Vision, mission and values statements are essential, but are not substantive enough to compel a prospect to give. Strategic plans are vital as well, but not compelling to read. How, then, do we talk about our organization to prospects and donors? How are we describing the problem our organization addresses and the impact our work creates? What materials do we use to give donors what they really want - An in-depth picture the change their gifts will create! How can…Find out more »