Upcoming Workshops

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Media Relations 101

10:00 - 12:00 pm

The workshop includes specific tips, tactics and strategies to get you started or enhance your existing media efforts.

A Tailored Development Plan that is Right for You - Two Module Series

9:00 - 12:00 pm

In this two-workshop session, you'll create or refine your plan to maximize the dollars you raise and even out the peaks and valleys of your income. You'll leave the workshop with an 18-month calendar that incorporates the right mix of fundraising methods.

Setting Expectations, Accountability & Learning: SEAL the Deal With Your Teams

9:00 - 12:00 pm

What happens when a member of the team doesn’t seem to understand or deliver what you expect from them? How do you feel when it’s time to write and deliver a performance evaluation? In this workshop, you will practice learning and dialogue techniques to achieve a greater sense of confidence and understanding.

Discover Your Leadership Voice

9:00 - 12:00 pm

Everyone has a leadership voice, whether they know it or not. This workshop led by Scott Grabendike will help you understand your unique voice and other common voices, and how you can use this understanding to increase your team’s performance. Teams encouraged!

Introduction to Proposal Writing

9:00 - 3:00 pm

Perfect for the first-time grant writer or those interested in brushing up on the fundamentals, this introductory workshop provides an overview of the art of proposal writing.

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.

Nonprofit Leadership Council - May

11:30 - 1:30 pm

Get up to date on current trends and topics, and network with colleagues at our May session of the Ventura County Nonprofit Leadership Council. This session will focus on "Change Management Done Well"

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.

Perfecting the Pitch

9:00 - 12:00 pm

The Perfecting the Pitch Workshop will examine how to create a thoughtful, intentional ask that considers who your donor is and what they care about.

Intermediate Proposal Writing - Two Module Series

Perfect for expanding your grant writing skills, this intermediate workshop dives into the art of proposal writing by exploring the planning phases and each component of a winning proposal.