Cultivating Nonprofit Leadership & Excellence
We are committed to developing high-quality courses that are responsive to the needs of local nonprofits and help them build strength from the inside out.
Through a combination of engaging instruction and peer support, participants will gain the skills, connections and strategies they need to guide their organizations to greater effectiveness and long-term sustainability.
Understand why a fund development plan is critical for your agency’s success, use planning templates and review basic fund development concepts and elements for success. Led by Laurie Jarrett Rogers. ($30)
Learn how to research donors who are most likely to give; organize those prospects in databases that ensure regular contact and meaningful. Led by Jennifer O’Rourke. ($30)
Identify ways to earn revenue within your tax-exempt purpose to create sustainability beyond contributions and grants and learn when income might be subject to taxation. Led by Randy Rollins. ($25)
Learn essentials for attracting, engaging and leading volunteers with weekly on-demand lessons, group coaching sessions and action plans in this 5-week intensive series. Led by Tobi Johnson. ($297)
Discover the basic principles of grant writing, how to research and approach funders, and the essentials of proposal writing. Led by Laurie Jarrett Rogers. ($100)
Learn skills to be an effective board member and see how successful nonprofit boards work, while networking with board leaders from across the region. Led by Scott Andrews-Weckerly. ($50)
Explore multiple strategies to ensure your Board deeply understands their connection to your mission and how to translate that connection into action and support. Led by Sue Kindred. ($25)
Board Treasurers will focus on the tasks and responsibilities for regulatory compliance and sound governance, beyond “keeping an eye on the books.” Led by LaKrisha Watson. ($30)
Decipher the roles of Board members and volunteers in different organizations, their responsibilities, how to transition between the two and recommendations for staff interaction. Led by Amy P. Nisenson. ($25)