Upcoming Training and Events

Mar / 8 / 2018
Fund Development: Donor-Centered Stewardship and Fundraising Fundraising succeeds on knowing our donors well. This workshop emphasizes a donor-centered approach to strengthening a successful nonprofit development program.
Mar / 15 / 2018
Effective Supervision: Creating a Culture of Mutual Respect (Mar) Effective supervision contributes directly to mission effectiveness for your nonprofit. It is critical to maintaining a productive staff in the face of shifting and competing priorities. Strong supervision creates a culture of mutual respect in which employees and supervisors communicate regularly and clearly about job-related expectations, tasks and overall performance.
Apr / 12 / 2018
Moving Beyond Inclusion: Equity Matters We must have the hard conversations that shift the culture of organizations to develop racial justice and equity as core values. How can organizations make the commitments and investments to these internal changes, to be more aligned with outwardly stated goals of working for social change? This workshop invites leaders to develop practices that transform organizations into partners with the communities in which they work and serve.
Apr / 26 / 2018
Managing Chronic Tensions in Your Organization This workshop will explore one of the fundamental roles of nonprofit leaders and managers—holding tensions in ways that are creative, constructive, and ultimately contribute to organizational growth and development. 
May / 3 / 2018
Fund Development: Cultivation and Solicitation A successful fundraising program is as much about knowing your donors as it is about achieving financial goals. Join Anne Peyton, CFRE and Jenn Hayslett for an interactive and engaging day of practice in “listening the gift” and the “art of the ask.” You will learn best practices and develop the skills involved in donor-centered fundraising conversations.
May / 8 / 2018
Finance for Poets Many nonprofit leaders advance in their careers because of their “programmatic” excellence. Too often, however, the nonprofit leader’s career path leaves an “experience gap” when it comes to financial management. If this scenario resonates with you, then this workshop is for you.
May / 17 / 2018
Innovation Through Improvisation What if nonprofits could be more like improv actors? Applying the universal principles of unconditional support and team-based ideation will help bring your messages, mission and services to a new and exciting level.
Jun / 7 / 2018
Advanced Supervision: Decode, Identify and Practice Successful supervisors skillfully adapt their own style to meet the needs of each individual they supervise. Decoding how much direction, feedback and autonomy staff needs is part of the equation. The other part is identifying and practicing supervisory skills and behaviors associated with styles that don’t necessarily come naturally.
Jun / 14 / 2018
The Battle for Hearts and Minds Frustrated by the way the public thinks and talks about the issues you care about? This workshop will break through the mystique of the public narrative, present clear strategies to identify the current state of hearts and minds around your cause, and offer ways you can begin to shift the way people think.

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