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October 2018

Performance Measurement 201: Mission, Metrics & Management

October 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Nonprofit Village, 12320 Parklawn Dr.
Rockville, MD 20852 United States

Faculty: Britt Hogue, Principal, The Collective Good

Course Objective: 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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Fostering a Culture of Inclusion

October 31, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street
Washington, DC 20006 United States

Faculty: Maria Carrasquillo,Managing Partner, MJH Consulting

Course Objective: Learn effective ways to foster an inclusive organizational culture that helps your team get the best results.

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November 2018

The DNA of a Highly-Engaged Culture

November 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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Faculty: Elizabeth Scott, Ph.D., Brighter Strategies
Course Objective: Learn best practices and how to develop a highly-engaged culture within your organization.

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Advocacy 101

November 29, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
The Arc of Greater Prince William, 13505 Hillendale Drive,
Woodbridge, VA 22193 United States
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Faculty: Sharon D. Anderson, Anderson & Associates, LLC

Objective: This session will provide the fundamentals for crafting an organization’s message in order to advocate at the local, state, and federal levels.

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Assessing Your Organization’s Sustainability

November 29, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Nonprofit Village, 12320 Parklawn Dr.
Rockville, MD 20852 United States
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Faculty: Carol Hamilton, Principal, Grace Social Sector Consulting

Course Objective: Learn how to determine the sustainability of your organization’s programs.

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December 2018

An Insider’s Perspective: Advocacy Efforts That Work!

December 20, 2018 @ 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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February 2019

Performance Measurement 101: Developing Your Logic Outcome Model

February 12 @ 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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Recruit and Retain an Impactful Board

February 27 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Arc of Greater Prince William, 13505 Hillendale Drive,
Woodbridge, VA 22193 United States

Participants will leave this training with tools to keep the right board members engaged and insight on a future board through a durable pipeline.

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March 2019

Strategic Planning: Building Your Road Map to Success

March 13 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Arc of Greater Prince William, 13505 Hillendale Drive,
Woodbridge, VA 22193 United States

Learn practical tools to help you in your strategic planning process. 

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Unlocking the Mystery of Donor Retention

March 14 @ 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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