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CNM Dallas (Suite 1025)

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6688 N. Central Expressway, Suite 1025
Dallas, TX 75206 United States

October 2019

Cyber Security: Risk Management for Nonprofits

October 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
CNM Dallas (Suite 1025), 6688 N. Central Expressway, Suite 1025
Dallas, TX 75206 United States
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Nonprofit organizations are no less likely to be the target of a cyber attack than for-profit companies. However, the consequences for a nonprofit can be much worse because our ability to achieve our mission depends on the goodwill of our stakeholders, and if we lose our reputation, we risk losing everything. So what should we be doing? This course will offer a framework for assessing and managing cyber risks and will offer guidance for responding to a crisis.  Participants will…

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Supervisor’s Guide to EEO Fundamentals

October 17 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
CNM Dallas (Suite 1025), 6688 N. Central Expressway, Suite 1025
Dallas, TX 75206 United States
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Learn the basics of EEO that all supervisors should know, but often don't.   You will learn how illegal workplace discrimination is proven, and you will hear practical tips for staying in compliance with the law when hiring, promoting, disciplining or discharging an employee.  The session will cover workplace harassment and the responsibilities all managers have to protect their employees.  The session will also cover illegal retaliation and offer tips for how to effectively manage an employee who has made a…

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Effective Fundraising Leadership

October 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
CNM Dallas (Suite 1025), 6688 N. Central Expressway, Suite 1025
Dallas, TX 75206 United States
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Leadership is the number one success factor in any fundraising endeavor.  In this session, participants explore: Board and staff leadership in fundraising Ethical practice in fundraising How diversity and inclusion impact fundraising The issues of “overhead” and “full costs” Measuring Fundraising Effectiveness Discussions will draw on pre-reads and participants’ experiences in fundraising to clarify roles and challenges leaders must be prepared to address to ensure their organizations are positioned for fundraising success. Learning objectives: Understand the role of the development…

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Needs Assessment

October 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
CNM Dallas (Suite 1025), 6688 N. Central Expressway, Suite 1025
Dallas, TX 75206 United States
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The process of planning or developing new programs is complex for many nonprofit organizations, as they need to negotiate with limited resources, challenging field realities, and expectations from stakeholders. Needs and Resource Assessment is a useful approach that can help organizations make better decisions about their interventions and justify their programs based on hard evidence. It involves determining target groups, level of needs, and resources available to address the gaps. The process and the findings of such assessments can help…

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First Things First: Positioning Your Organization for Fundraising Success

October 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
CNM Dallas (Suite 1025), 6688 N. Central Expressway, Suite 1025
Dallas, TX 75206 United States
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Is your organization positioned for fundraising success?  Even an effective fundraising program will be limited in what it can achieve if it is operating in isolation.  A truly successful fundraising program with unlimited potential requires that other organizational systems operate successfully and synergistically with fundraising.  This session explores nine organizational elements successful fundraising depends on and practical tools and strategies for enhancing each one.  As a result, you will understand how these elements enhance or erode fundraising success and will…

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November 2019

Managing the Development Office

November 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
CNM Dallas (Suite 1025), 6688 N. Central Expressway, Suite 1025
Dallas, TX 75206 United States
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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 must be attentive to in the course of raising funds. Staying focused on fundraising goals, while cultivating and stewarding donors and planning, forecasting and reporting on fundraising activities is tough!  Truthfully, managing a development office is one of the most challenging responsibilities in the nonprofit world. Learn how to manage…

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Making Anniversaries Work For You

November 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
CNM Dallas (Suite 1025), 6688 N. Central Expressway, Suite 1025
Dallas, TX 75206 United States
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Anniversaries arrive with alarming regularity along with many suggestions – some helpful, others not so much - about what they mean and how to celebrate them. While people do not give specifically to anniversaries, these milestones can be strategically maximized to boost fundraising results, deepen relationships with existing donors, rekindle old relationships and raise mission awareness in the community. This session offers practical advice on making the most of your anniversary – without killing your staff! Learning objectives: What anniversaries…

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Creating a Compelling Brand Message

November 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
CNM Dallas (Suite 1025), 6688 N. Central Expressway, Suite 1025
Dallas, TX 75206 United States
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Message creation is all about finding the perfect words cultivating a distinctive tone that feels like you, your brand, or your organization. It’s about staying true to yourself and your story while ensuring that your voice is heard by the people who need to hear it. This seminar discusses harnessing your unique voice, understanding your ideal audience, and creating messages that captivate, educate, and move them. Then, we translate that voice into writing articles, blog posts, website copy, speeches, podcasts,…

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