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How to Make Your Nonprofit More Efficient
  • Wednesday, January 22
  • Webinar
Chris Martinez

In this time of shrinking resources, impact investing, “informed” donors and talk of recession, we all need strategies to further our mission with a lean, focused approach to our work. There are systems and success stories that can be relied upon. Please join Chris Martinez as he addresses how to manage expectations, identify where to be more efficient, honor mission and goals and build both a system and consensus around the endeavor.

Volunteers Working for Nonprofits: Understanding the Legal Risks
  • Tuesday, January 28
  • Webinar
Robert Gregg

Please join Bob Gregg, attorney at law, as he goes step-by-step through the requirements that govern nonprofit use of volunteers.

How to Improve Donor Retention
  • Wednesday, January 29
  • Webinar
Danya Jordan

Please join 25-year fundraising veteran Danya Jordan as she provides best practices on increasing major donors and your donor retention percentage, and shows you practical ways to apply these trends and increase major funding to your organization in this fiscal year! Whether you're a new Donor Development officer, seasoned Executive, President of your organization or Board member, this session will put ideas and strategies forward for raising new and substantial funding to accomplish your vision/mission.

How to Raise Money When Giving Is Down
  • Thursday, January 30
  • Webinar
Linda Lysakowski

Please join Linda Lysakowski as she helps you identify fundraising avenues you may not have explored previously. One of these is sponsorships and partnerships with your local business community. Another might be generating income from fees for services. And, you might be leaving money on the table from your existing donors.

The Ultimate Showdown: Board of Directors vs. Nonprofit Staff
  • Wednesday, February 19
  • Webinar
Marc Jacob

Let leading attorney and nonprofit governance expert Marc Jacob guide you through the main areas of contention for this all-important relationship, how to spot red flags so issues can be dealt with before they spiral out of control, and how to put the pieces back together once there has been a serious fallout or breach of trust.

Reporting to the Board: Best Practices for Communicating Data and Increasing Support
  • On-demand
Lynn Ivey

Learn how to best communicate with your board, how to determine what information needs to be shared, the impact of better communication on your bottom line, and strategies for reporting your data in a language everyone understands.

Successful Executive Director-Board Relationship: How to Reduce Legal Risks & Fulfill Fiduciary Responsibilities and Achieve Your Mission
  • On-demand
John Bradley and Lynn Ivey

Learn fundamentals of successful executive director-board relationships which contribute to achieving the nonprofit’s mission while reducing the risk for friction and possible legal exposure.

The Nonprofit Board of Directors Training Series
  • On-demand
Sandra K. Pfau Englund - Lynn Ivey - Linda Lysakowski

A five session series covering the major duties of board membership: Roles and Responsibilities, Financial Fundamentals for Board Members, Fundraising, Fiduciary Responsibilities of Board Members, Ensuring Sustainability Through Strategic Planning and Evaluations

Ensuring Strong & Effective Leadership: Best Practices for Selecting, Evaluating & Supporting Chief Executives
  • On-demand

Please join Lynn Ivey, nonprofit consultant, as she outlines best practices for selecting, evaluating, and supporting chief executives, as well as planning for succession events. Learn how to build better partnerships between the board and chief executive, ensure accountability, and address concerns. Armed with these practical tips and methods your organization will be better prepared to carry out its responsibilities and build for a stronger future.

Board Building: How to Vet Qualified Board Members That Will Actually Further Your Mission
  • On-demand
Andie McConnell

Please join Andie McConnell as she helps you understand how to move from simply filling board seats to taking the steps necessary to build a thoughtful, qualified board. She will focus on vetting and orienting board members through a solid application and orientation process and will put together a basic plan for building a strong governance committee.

Board Governance: Avoiding Liability Landmines and Managing Critical Issues
  • On-demand
Jennifer L. Urban

Please join Atty. Jennifer L. Urban as she takes a tactical look at the nonprofit organization and helps you understand critical functions and duties of the board of directors, explains how to avoid common landmines that could create personal liability for your organization’s leadership, and clarifies common governance and operational issues that could create problems. Gain the practical knowledge you need to avoid personal liability and properly manage risk.

Board Policy Manual Review: A Key Nonprofit Management Tool
  • On-demand
John Bradley

Please join John Bradley, attorney at law, as he describes a sample board policy manual framework and the policies which your nonprofit should consider adopting. Mr. Bradley will also offer suggestions relating to possible provisions that should be included in your key policies. Whether you already have a board policy manual in place or are only starting the process, you’ll benefit from the best practices which Mr. Bradley will describe.

Building an Exceptional Leadership Style: Maximizing Effective Leadership Abilities & Ensuring Your Nonprofit’s Success
  • On-demand
Lynn Ivey

Please join Lynn Ivey, nonprofit consultant, as she explores the essential differences between leading and managing your nonprofit, the importance of your leadership style in your organization’s overall success, and the impact you have on your staff. 

Bulletproof Board Governance: Creating the Most Productive Board Possible
  • On-demand
Dustin Johnson

Guidance through best practices for developing bulletproof board governance policies and procedures.

Effective Nonprofit Board Engagement: Best Practices, Strategies & Tools
  • On-demand
Darian Rodriguez Heyman

Please join Darian Rodriguez Heyman for this important guidance, which will include templates and clear frameworks for creating a Board Matrix, a powerful tool to help build consensus around recruitment and board expansion priorities. 

Engaging Board and Staff in a Strategic Approach to Change
  • On-demand

Please join John Heymann, CEO of NewLevel Group, for a webinar that will help leaders of nonprofit organizations think, plan, and act strategically to successfully manage change in all facets of your organization. You will learn practical tips and tools for setting priorities, developing clarity of direction, and aligning action to make the most of scarce resources.

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