Courses By Subject

Fundraising

Cohort for Development Directors
09/30/2014 (All day) - 06/30/2015 (All day)

 

 

Beginning September 30, the Center, in partnership with The Leadership Sanctuary, presents a special program for Development Directors. Meeting once a month for ten months, this exclusive 12-person cohort will tackle topics specific to development directors.

In this program you'll have the opportunity to:

  • Connect with others in a similar position in organizations across the nonprofit sector.
  • Share challenges and insights in a confidential, trusting setting.
  • Learn practices to calm and center yourself in times of high stress and change.
  • Get guidance and support from peers and a facilitator with direct experience in development.
  • Build resiliency and knowledge you can take back into your work and personal life.

Course Dates:

  • Session 1: September 30, 12:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Session 2: October 28, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Session 3: November 25, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Session 4: December 16, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Session 5: January 27, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Session 6: February 24, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Session 7: March 24, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Session 8: April 28, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Session 9: May 26, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Session 10: June 30, 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Registration Fee: 

  • $995 for Center for Nonprofit Advancement members
  • $1195 for all others
Location: Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street, NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC 20006

Human Resources

Getting the Most Out of Your Consultants and Service Providers
10/09/2014 - 9:30am - 11:30am

Faculty: Benjamin Takis, Founder & Principal Attorney, Tax-Exempt Solutions, PLLC ; Karen Hsu Ford, Director of Finance Operations, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Course Objective: Learn strategies for working efficiently and effectively with your organization's consultants and service providers

Nonprofit organizations can require the assistance of many different types of consultants and service providers, including accountants, attorneys, fundraising consultants, grant writers and strategic planners. However, getting the job done correctly and within your budget requires that you select the right person for the job. This course will teach you to avoid the common mistakes made by nonprofits in hiring and supervising service providers, and give you tips on how to get the most value for your money.

Registration Fee*: $52.50 for Center members; $92.50 for all others

*As part of the 35 Campaign honoring the Center for Nonprofit Advancement’s 35th Anniversary, courses this year only will have an additional charge of $3.50 automatically added to the registration fee. Proceeds from this campaign will be devoted to enhancing and revamping our education and professional development programs. Thank you for helping us reach our goal of raising $35,000 by the end of 2014.

If your organization is not a Center member and you signed up for membership today, you would instantly get one free course to be used within the first year of your membership. Find out more about Center membership.

Click here to contact our Program Assistant  to take advantage of  your free course.

Location: Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street, NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC 20006

Leadership and Personal Development

Cohort for Development Directors
09/30/2014 (All day) - 06/30/2015 (All day)

 

 

Beginning September 30, the Center, in partnership with The Leadership Sanctuary, presents a special program for Development Directors. Meeting once a month for ten months, this exclusive 12-person cohort will tackle topics specific to development directors.

In this program you'll have the opportunity to:

  • Connect with others in a similar position in organizations across the nonprofit sector.
  • Share challenges and insights in a confidential, trusting setting.
  • Learn practices to calm and center yourself in times of high stress and change.
  • Get guidance and support from peers and a facilitator with direct experience in development.
  • Build resiliency and knowledge you can take back into your work and personal life.

Course Dates:

  • Session 1: September 30, 12:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Session 2: October 28, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Session 3: November 25, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Session 4: December 16, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Session 5: January 27, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Session 6: February 24, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Session 7: March 24, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Session 8: April 28, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Session 9: May 26, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Session 10: June 30, 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Registration Fee: 

  • $995 for Center for Nonprofit Advancement members
  • $1195 for all others
Location: Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street, NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC 20006
Keep Calm and Transition On: Executive Transition for Nonprofits
10/01/2014 - 9:30am - 11:30am

Faculty:  Reginald Grant, Fair Chance
Course Objective: Leaders of smaller nonprofits will learn how to prepare their organizations, management teams, & boards for an executive transition

The right leader is key to an organization's success, but what happens when your Executive Director retires or moves on? Smaller nonprofits meeting community needs deserve support during executive transition. This course will prevent leadership transition from being a stressful experience. Learn how to:  

  • Prepare your organization, management team, and board for the pending transition
  • Pivot successfully from current leadership to the next by conducting a focused executive search and placement
  • Thrive by ensuring a smooth and supportive transition for your new executive director

Registration Fee*: $52.50 for Center members; $92.50 for all others

*As part of the 35 Campaign honoring the Center for Nonprofit Advancement’s 35th Anniversary, courses this year only will have an additional charge of $3.50 automatically added to the registration fee. Proceeds from this campaign will be devoted to enhancing and revamping our education and professional development programs. Thank you for helping us reach our goal of raising $35,000 by the end of 2014.

If your organization is not a Center member and you signed up for membership today, you would instantly get one free course to be used within the first year of your membership. Find out more about Center membership.

Click here to contact our Program Assistant  to take advantage of  your free course.

Location: Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street, NW, Suite 440 Washington, DC 20006
Cohort for Executive Directors
11/05/2014 (All day) - 08/04/2015 (All day)

 

 

Beginning November 5, the Center, in partnership with The Leadership Sanctuary, presents a special program for Executive Directors. Meeting once a month for ten months, this exclusive 12-person cohort allows you to connect with other nonprofit leaders in an intimate setting.

The program is facilitated by a certified organizational development consultant or coach and offers executive directors the opportunity to:

  • Strengthen leadership skills
  • Expand strategic capacity in high-pressure situations
  • Build executive presence

Course Dates:

  • Session 1: November 5, 12:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Session 2: December 2, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Session 3: January 6, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Session 4: February 3, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Session 5: March 10, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Session 6: April 7, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Session 7: May 5, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Session 8: June 2, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Session 9: July 7, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Session 10: August 4, 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Registration Fee: 

  • $995 for Center for Nonprofit Advancement members
  • $1195 for all others

Register Now!

Location: Exponent Philanthropy, 1720 N Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036

Organizational Management

Keep Calm and Transition On: Executive Transition for Nonprofits
10/01/2014 - 9:30am - 11:30am

Faculty:  Reginald Grant, Fair Chance
Course Objective: Leaders of smaller nonprofits will learn how to prepare their organizations, management teams, & boards for an executive transition

The right leader is key to an organization's success, but what happens when your Executive Director retires or moves on? Smaller nonprofits meeting community needs deserve support during executive transition. This course will prevent leadership transition from being a stressful experience. Learn how to:  

  • Prepare your organization, management team, and board for the pending transition
  • Pivot successfully from current leadership to the next by conducting a focused executive search and placement
  • Thrive by ensuring a smooth and supportive transition for your new executive director

Registration Fee*: $52.50 for Center members; $92.50 for all others

*As part of the 35 Campaign honoring the Center for Nonprofit Advancement’s 35th Anniversary, courses this year only will have an additional charge of $3.50 automatically added to the registration fee. Proceeds from this campaign will be devoted to enhancing and revamping our education and professional development programs. Thank you for helping us reach our goal of raising $35,000 by the end of 2014.

If your organization is not a Center member and you signed up for membership today, you would instantly get one free course to be used within the first year of your membership. Find out more about Center membership.

Click here to contact our Program Assistant  to take advantage of  your free course.

Location: Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street, NW, Suite 440 Washington, DC 20006
Getting the Most Out of Your Consultants and Service Providers
10/09/2014 - 9:30am - 11:30am

Faculty: Benjamin Takis, Founder & Principal Attorney, Tax-Exempt Solutions, PLLC ; Karen Hsu Ford, Director of Finance Operations, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Course Objective: Learn strategies for working efficiently and effectively with your organization's consultants and service providers

Nonprofit organizations can require the assistance of many different types of consultants and service providers, including accountants, attorneys, fundraising consultants, grant writers and strategic planners. However, getting the job done correctly and within your budget requires that you select the right person for the job. This course will teach you to avoid the common mistakes made by nonprofits in hiring and supervising service providers, and give you tips on how to get the most value for your money.

Registration Fee*: $52.50 for Center members; $92.50 for all others

*As part of the 35 Campaign honoring the Center for Nonprofit Advancement’s 35th Anniversary, courses this year only will have an additional charge of $3.50 automatically added to the registration fee. Proceeds from this campaign will be devoted to enhancing and revamping our education and professional development programs. Thank you for helping us reach our goal of raising $35,000 by the end of 2014.

If your organization is not a Center member and you signed up for membership today, you would instantly get one free course to be used within the first year of your membership. Find out more about Center membership.

Click here to contact our Program Assistant  to take advantage of  your free course.

Location: Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street, NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC 20006