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January 2019

Crisis Management for Nonprofits

January 17, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
JumpStart, 6701 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44103 United States
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$40 - $75

Learn how to stay off the “front page” when you don’t want to be there   Sexual misconduct…accusations of fiscal mismanagement or employee fraud…active shooter…management transitions…community outrage… As we all know from today’s 24/7 news environment, legal controversies are first tried in the Court of Public Opinion, and then perhaps in the Court of Law. Because the value of a nonprofit’s reputation is immeasurable — and its largest uninsured asset — a nonprofit loses when its brand image is tarnished. …

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February 2019

People Make it Possible: How to Raise More Funds at your next Fundraising Event

February 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
JumpStart, 6701 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44103 United States
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$55 - $95

Whether you're planning a first-time fundraiser or your organization's 100th-anniversary gala is just months away, you're going to need people! And the more money you hope to raise at your event, the more people you'll need. Join us for a three-hour power session as we dive into four areas where People Make It Possible - to expand your reach, raise more money, improve the event experience of every guest, and have a little more fun (and a lot less stress)…

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March 2019

Is Staring a Nonprofit Right for You?

March 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 S High Street
Akron, OH 44326 United States
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Free

Do you have a passion for doing good?  Are you thinking of starting a nonprofit? Attend our free class and explore if starting a nonprofit is the right course of action. You will learn: What is a nonprofit organization and what are the advantages and disadvantages of forming one? Steps required in starting a nonprofit Alternatives to starting a nonprofit Common misconceptions about starting a nonprofit Register Now Presented by Foundation Center      In collaboration with the Akron-Summit County Public Library   …

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April 2019

Introduction to Fundraising Planning

April 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 S High Street
Akron, OH 44326 United States
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Free

Learn a basic planning process for diversifying your organization's support. A successful nonprofit organization has diversified funding streams. If your organization has never developed a fundraising plan or calendar, this session is for you. It provides an overview of the process of strategically thinking through the components of a fundraising plan. You'll learn how to: Take stock of your organization's strengths and assets Develop a case statement Set fundraising goals Identify funding partners Prepare a fundraising plan and calendar Register…

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May 2019

Introduction to Finding Grants

May 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 S High Street
Akron, OH 44326 United States
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Free

Are you new to the field of grant seeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course. You will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, including: Who funds nonprofits and what are their motivations What funders really want to know about the organizations they are interested in funding How to identify potential funders and make the first approach In-person classes will…

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June 2019

Introduction to Proposal Writing and Budgeting

June 6, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 S High Street
Akron, OH 44326 United States
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Free

Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? If so, you don’t want to miss one of our most popular classes! This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation. It will include: The basic elements of a proposal The “do’s” and “don’ts” of writing and submitting a proposal The basic components of a project budget including income and expenses How to estimate the realistic cost of…

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