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September 2018

Focusing Online Content for Short Attention Spans

September 27, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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Faculty: Will Schermerhorn, Owner, AtomStream Communications
Course Objective: Learn how to make sure your marketing appeal to those with the shortest attention spans online.

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October 2018

How to Support Your Staff

October 11, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street
Washington, DC 20006 United States

Faculty: Emma Gilmore Kieran, Principal, Pilot Peak Consulting

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

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Guide to Getting More Donations Online

October 23, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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Faculty: Alizah Epstein, Founder, The Epstein Creative Group
Course Objective: Learn how to get M$RE from your donation page and enhance the online user experience to attract more awareness to your cause.

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Engaging Your Board in Fundraising

October 24, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Nonprofit Village, 12320 Parklawn Dr.
Rockville, MD 20852 United States
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Faculty: Michael Farley, EMD Consulting

Course Objective: Enhance knowledge and understanding of the best practices in the sector for getting board members engaged and committed to the fund development process.

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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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