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January Workshop Round-Up

Updated: Jun 9, 2023

This blog post is your shortlist of workshops at the Nonprofit Learning Lab available this month. Click the workshop titles to head to the workshop page to register. Our memberships provide discounts to all of our paid trainings, and many other benefits. Learn more about membership here. Happy learning!

Creating and expanding programs and services in a nonprofit helps lead to growth, innovation and delivery of services. Are you looking to expand or scale a program in your organization, agency or nonprofit? Need some guidance before dedicating a lot of resources, capacity and staff time? Program development, expansion and scaling is a process and takes time for staff, board members and volunteers.

Online Train the Trainer - Three Day Training: January 10, 12, & 14, 2022

This training is perfect for trainers looking for new, more effective approaches to adult learning and for for-profit or nonprofit professionals that lead trainings, workshops, programs, orientations, meetings, and retreats who are looking to improve their facilitation and training skills.

Corporate volunteer programs provide camaraderie, meaningful work for employees and skilled talents for the nonprofits they serve. Attend this workshop and leave with a plan to have corporate volunteer programs support your organization by helping you fulfill your mission, build a brand, engage community, and help raise additional funds.

Learn the fundamentals of effective governance through exploring the basic roles and responsibilities of the board and for individual board members. This session will equip you with the tools you need to institute best practices for your board and fulfill your obligations as an individual board member.

This workshop will cover the strategies for how to build and strengthen your legacy society as a way to market and retain more planned gifts for your organization. If you want to raise more money through planned giving, it is important to think about how a legacy society can help strengthen your planned giving program.

During this hour session, you will learn how to manage and virtually recruit, interview and train new volunteers. With everything virtual, you will also walk away with some best practices to engage volunteers as you manage their projects virtually.

Do you have an old case statement that needs to be updated? Or have never created a case statement that makes grant writing a challenge? Join us for this workshop to review the core components of a case statement using a template provided and get started writing, updating, or revising your organization's case statement.

During this workshop, we will discuss the essential elements to raising additional funds through legacy gifts. Strategies will cover how to segment your data to find the perfect planned giving donor, how to market legacy gifts to your current donors and how to integrate planned giving options into donor conversations. A legacy gift is often the largest gift an individual makes and can have a lasting impact.

In this webinar, we will review techniques for calling your mid to major gift calls, what to say when you don't know what to say to your donor and how to use donor phone calls as a stewardship and cultivation technique. With this webinar, you will feel more comfortable making your donor calls and achieve your fundraising goals.

Is your organization considering how and when to begin hosting in-person events again? This workshop will cover marketing, safety, expectation management, and everything else involved in taking this step towards gathering safely.

This workshop will teach you how to boost your organization's online presence and amplify your messages to the right audiences at the right time through strategies such as the Google Ad Grant, Facebook & Instagram Ads, a strong analytics foundation and much more.

Fundraising for the Small Development Office - Two Day Training: January 27 & February 3, 2022

In this interactive workshop, we will discuss strategies and action steps to build upon and implement a fundraising plan and create a team of supporters including board members, fundraising committees, community leaders, volunteers or interns. This training is ideal for organizations with 1-3 people in a development office who spend part or all of their time focused on fundraising.

In this workshop, we’re going to make what many see as daunting and out-of-reach – fun, interactive, and meaningful. We will guide participants through an 8-step process to redefine how data and evaluation can improve an organization, and integrate it into the delivery of its programs. We will be breaking through the complexity of program evaluation and learn easily accessible, manageable, and actionable steps, in a way that prioritizes consideration for the capacity, time, and budget constraints of the nonprofit sector.

We'll dive into understanding what corporate sponsors want and expect, two key components for ensuring a healthy working relationship with your corporate sponsor. Take an hour out of your day for this webinar to learn the best tips, tricks, and practices to score your next corporate sponsorship.


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