All workshops and seminars can be modified to meet specific needs including time, schedule and depth. Additional courses and topics can be developed as desired.
Do you or your staff need an overview or intensive class on managing a nonprofit organization? This can be targeted at small or new organizations that need the basics or growth for those with a history and experience.
GRANT WRITING AND FUND RAISING
You don’t have to apologize for asking for support of your organization. You will learn a variety of techniques to bring in additional funds for your organization. Ideal for staff, boards and volunteers.
HOW TO INCORPORATE AND APPLY FOR NONPROFIT DESIGNATION
Are you looking for an overview of the requirements for incorporating and applying for nonprofit status with the IRS and state for your organization? This workshop will provide information to understand the needs and process to obtain nonprofit designation.
A NONPROFIT IS A BUSINESS AND NEEDS TO BE OPERATED THAT WAY
Many people do not view nonprofits as a business, which can create problems. A nonprofit MUST be run in a business-like manner to ensure success and survival. This workshop will look at how nonprofits are a business, with some variations from a for-profit business.
BUILDING CONFIDENCE IN YOUR PUBLIC SPEAKING
Everyone finds themselves speaking to groups in meetings, presentations, etc. Public speaking is a top fear of many people. Gain the confidence and learn techniques you need to speak in front of a group. This workshop is for beginners or those wishing to refine their public speaking skills.
Boards of Directors
STRENGTHENING THE FUNCTIONNG AND EFFECTIVENESS OF YOUR BOARD
The Board is one of the most critical parts of an organization. Topics include: identifying the needs of the organization, types of people needed or desired for your board, how and where to find potential board members, orienting and welcoming your new members, responsibilities of a board, how to improve the participation of your board, defining board and staff roles, board training and board assessment and evaluation.
Marketing and Public Relations
EXCEPTIONAL CUSTOMER SERVICE
Why is it we notice good customer service when it should be common? This workshop will help identify ways your organization or business can provide exceptional customer service to your patrons, supporters, and clients to make your programming, marketing and sales easier and more successful and gain excellent word of mouth and referrals. Important for board, staff and volunteers at all levels.
COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAM PLANNING AND EXECUTION
There are many ways to go out into the community instead of them coming to you.
BUILDING NON-PROFIT PARTNERSHIPS WITH LOCAL BUSINESSES
Local businesses are not just for purchasing goods and services or for asking for money. Learn techniques to develop working partnerships with local businesses and business people that will benefit both your non-profit organization and the business in many ways. Beneficial for businesses looking for community involvement as well.
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