Workshops by Content Area

 Board Governance  |  Financial Management  |  Fundraising  |  Leadership & Human Resources  |  Marketing & Media  |  Organizational Development  


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Most of our workshops provide CFRE (Certified Fundraising Executive) credit.  Requests for CFRE credits are pending. For more info about CFRE, click on the logo below

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Workshops by Content Area
(these are not in alphabetical order, so please scroll all the way to the bottom to ensure you see all of the workshops)

Fundraising Series

The Nuts and Bolts of Grant Writing

2/20/2020   |   2:00 pm – 3:00 pm  

In this workshop we will examine a little deeper what grants are and how they work. We discuss different application steps and terms that a grant seeker will want to know. This is an introductory course.  It is geared toward individuals who have little or no grant writing experience and individuals who are seeking ways to make their nonprofit organization more sustainable.

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Diving Deeper: Library Resources for Nonprofits

3/19/2020   |   10:00 pm – 12:00 pm  

To win grants, you need the most up-to-date, complete information you can get about grant makers and the grants they’ve made. How can you get that? Only from the comprehensive database and powerful search tools Foundation Directory Online offers. Zachary Huber of the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library will provide an overview of the directory, run sample searches and answer questions to help grant-seekers understand this valuable tool available for use through the library’s business department.

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Board Governance Series

Common Legal Issues Nonprofit Boards Experience

2/25/2020   |   10:00 pm – 12:00 pm  

This webinar will provide practical information on legal issues nonprofit organizations face, such as corporate governance, conflicts of interest, fundraising, and volunteer issues. 

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Building Winning Boards

3/4/2020   |   1:00 pm – 4:00 pm  

Do you long to have an engaged, hard-working, fundraising Board of Directors to work alongside you? You can! Learn effective recruitment, on boarding, meeting planning, committee structure, and conflict management strategies to help you create an effective board that works hard. You’ll receive assessment tools and templates to organize, train, and turn your board into a fully engaged board.

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Effective Board Governance: Examining Board Roles and Responsibilities

4/21/2020   |   9:00 am – 12:00 pm  

In this workshop we examine the common roles and responsibilities of a nonprofit board and its members. Participants will understand the fiduciary role of nonprofit boards, the leadership role, and the ambassador role. We will discuss the responsibilities of a board in each role and best practices for board effectiveness, exploring common gaps and areas of confusion. 

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Effective Board Governance: Understanding Board Purpose and Planning

4/21/2020   |   1:00 pm – 4:00 pm  

In this workshop we discuss a common life cycle that every board of directors goes through and the different purposes that boards fulfill at each stage. Participants will reflect on the stage that their board is in now. A stage-based view helps boards and organizations understand what it takes at this point in time to be effective or improve.

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Financial Management Series

here are currently no events available in this series.

Marketing and Communications Series

The Case For Donor Love

2/11/2020   |   9:00 am – 12:00 pm  

This seminar will explore the root causes of poor donor retention in the nonprofit sector, as well as the reasons why donors stay loyal. If you’re a nonprofit development professional, you’ve likely heard the term “donor stewardship” or “donor love.” It’s one of the hottest topics of discussion in the nonprofit sector. But why is it important?

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Take Action: How to Use Social Media, Video and Other Digital Tools to Inspire

2/11/2020   |   1:00 pm – 4:00 pm  

This seminar will explore the use of digital media tools to recruit, engage and retain supporters for your mission or organization. If you’re a nonprofit development professional, you’ve likely heard the term “donor stewardship” or “donor love.” It’s one of the hottest topics of discussion in the nonprofit sector. But why is it important?

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Leadership and Human Resources Series

Time Management for the Busy Chief Everything Officer

3/4/2020   |   9:00 am – 12:00 pm  

Whether you’re leading a team or simply a one-person operation, have you ever struggled with keeping your projects, tasks and priorities moving forward? This is something that is a challenge for most busy professionals. So you are not alone. And there is help!

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Organizational Management Series

There are currently no events available in this series.

Nonprofit Management Certificate Program

Select sixty hours from among our core focus workshops over the next two years, and upon completion of those hours you will be awarded The Center for Nonprofit Resources Nonprofit Management Program Certificate. These workshops are affordable, informative, entertaining and rewarding. This year’s list of workshop options is posted below with more updates as workshops are added. Click here to learn more

Minority Executive Leadership Certificate Program

This program includes mentoring and goal setting for those interested in moving into nonprofit management positions or improving current skills. Click here to learn more