Upcoming Workshops

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Writing Your Annual Appeal

9:00 - 12:00 pm

Attendees will explore the annual appeal production cycle, elements of a successful letter, inspiration, appreciation & stewardship activities and how best to position your organization and its mission during the important holiday season.

Dashboard Metrics: Tracking Your Organization's Success

9:00 - 12:00 pm

Learn tools to develop a custom nonprofit dashboard—a visual representation of important information that can be quickly understood, analyzed and utilized to track progress, successes, obstacles and calibrate strategies.

Foundation Prospect Research

9:00 - 12:00 pm

This workshop will utilize Foundation Directory Online Professional, a searchable database of foundations and corporate giving programs. Attendees will learn to research a prospect’s funding guidelines & priorities, search for specific types of grants and determine what and how much to ask for.

The Second Annual: Final Draft to Funding

In this five-part series, bring your working request for support (or one that’s not working) of a 2-3-page Letter of Inquiry, or brief online application, and together we will put the final touches on your funding request — then work with actual grant makers to perfect your ask.

Lessons from the Boardroom: Red Flags & Danger Signs

7:30 - 10:00 am

Showcasing the faculty of the Center's Board Leadership Institute, this session is intended to create a candid forum for executive leaders and board members to examine these demanding reflection points and how to lead through these times successfully.

Initiating a Coaching Culture in your Organization

10:00 - 12:00 pm

Join us for this NEW workshop and learn practical tools and strategies for adopting a coaching culture to accelerate high performance and maximum success.

Nonprofit Accounting Bootcamp - Four Part Series

This four module seminar series will introduce participants to basic accounting concepts relevant to nonprofit organizations. Attendees will be exposed to foundational accounting principles and their practical applications. This will include understanding cash vs. accrual basis, the matching principle, fund accounting, functional allocations, and how to read and prepare financial statements.

Nonprofit Leadership Council - November

11:30 - 1:30 pm

Join us for the November convening of the Nonprofit Leadership Council

Financial Oversight & Accountability for Nonprofit Board Members

9:00 - 12:00 pm

Learn the basics of nonprofit accounting, reading financial statements, the importance of audits, administrative structures and avoiding personal liability.