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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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Engaging Your Board in Fundraising

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

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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Tax Reform For Nonprofits: What We Know Now

March 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

The event is being offered by The Greater Washington Society of CPAs. Many aspects of the new tax law took nonprofit organizations by surprise. This presentation will focus on provisions of the new tax law which most affect nonprofit organizations. This will include discussion of significant changes to the Unrelated Business Income Tax rules (and tax rate), taxation of certain fringe benefits, excise tax on highly compensated executives, and changes to the individual tax rules which may affect nonprofits. Areas…

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Generating Corporate Sponsorship

March 28 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street
Washington, DC 20006 United States

Learn six critical factors to increase corporate sponsorship revenue.

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April 2019

Focusing Online Content for Short Attention Spans

April 3 @ 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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Dealing with Diverse, Difficult and Distressing People

April 23 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Nonprofit Prince George’s County, 10201 Martin Luther King Highway Suite 270
Bowie, MD 20720

Learn how to react tactfully with people in your office to create an efficient workplace.

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