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December 2018

An Insider’s Perspective: Advocacy Efforts That Work!

December 20 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
The Arc of Greater Prince William, 13505 Hillendale Drive,
Woodbridge, VA 22193 United States

You have a story to tell and a mission to advance – and you want your elected leaders to understand and support your work. How can your message stand out among the many others competing for attention? In advance of the upcoming legislative session in Richmond, The Center for Nonprofit Advancement has assembled a panel of experts who are professional lobbyists today and who previously sat on the “other side” of the desk as staff for elected officials. Join us…

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January 2019

PWC: Capacity Building Roundtable with Center Staff

January 20, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Arc of Greater Prince William, 13505 Hillendale Drive,
Woodbridge, VA 22193 United States

This event is being offered in partnership with the Potomac Health Foundation as part of the Center's new programming in Prince William County. Have lunch on the Center and plan your capacity-building strategy for the new year! Join members of the Center staff for an update on feedback collected at our October luncheon, an overview of 2019 programming to be offered in the Prince William region, and information about other resources available through the Center. This event is FREE to…

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Unlocking the Mystery of Donor Retention

January 24, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street
Washington, DC 20006 United States

Learn how to stop losing more donors than you are keeping and raise more money by retaining and upgrading the ones you have.

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February 2019

Performance Measurement 101: Developing Your Logic Outcome Model

February 12, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Nonprofit Village Incubator, 15800 Crabbs Branch Way, Suite 300
Rockville, MD 20855 United States

This course will explain how logic models are used to elaborate theories of change and will introduce participants to a framework that will allow them to draft their own model, refining how their organization communicates its mission and providing clarity into how its programs and resources are managed to yield desired outcomes and impact.

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March 2019

Performance Measurement 201: Mission, Metrics, and Measurement

March 26, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street
Washington, DC 20006 United States

Learn the fundamentals of performance measurement and identify keys to developing a results-based process for monitoring and improving outcomes for your organization.

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April 2019

Focusing Online Content for Short Attention Spans

April 3, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Nonprofit Village Incubator, 15800 Crabbs Branch Way, Suite 300
Rockville, MD 20855 United States

Learn how to make sure your marketing appeals to those with the shortest attention spans online.

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Nonprofit Financial Boot Camp Part 1

April 25, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street
Washington, DC 20006 United States

All-day session that will cover all the basics of nonprofit finances including fiscal management and financial management projection-based budgeting.

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Nonprofit Financial Boot Camp Part 2

April 26, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street
Washington, DC 20006 United States

Gain a better understanding of accounting for contributions and best practices for financial sustainability.

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May 2019

How to Support Your Staff

May 15, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Nonprofit Village Incubator, 15800 Crabbs Branch Way, Suite 300
Rockville, MD 20855 United States

Learn best practices for supporting nonprofit staff to increase efficiencies and workplace camaraderie.

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June 2019

Form 990: Telling the Good Story

June 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nonprofit Village Incubator, 15800 Crabbs Branch Way, Suite 300
Rockville, MD 20855 United States

Learn how your organization will appear to the general public when they read your Federal Form 990.

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