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March 2019

Is Starting a Nonprofit Right for You?

March 7 @ 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 Presented by Foundation Center  In collaboration with the Akron-Summit County Public Library    Register Now Free for…

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April 2019

Business Summit: Using the United Nations SDGs as a Framework for Corporate Community Engagement

April 9 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Tinkham Veale Center, CWRU, 11038 Bellflower Rd
Cleveland, OH 44106 United States
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Businesses Doing Good: Doing it Better, Doing it Together Title Sponsor:  The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have an impact on businesses large and small. Join Northeast Ohio businesses to learn how to leverage the SDGs for operational efficiency, profit and communications for stronger investor relations, employee engagement and our community. The Summit will include: Introduction of the SDGs to the NEO business community as a framework for collaboration. Executive speakers about the impact of the SDGs on business. Real-world exercises to…

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Introduction to Fundraising Planning

April 11 @ 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 Presented…

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Effective Leadership of Nonprofit Boards

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
JumpStart, 6701 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44103 United States
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$65 - $95

In today’s economic and social environment, nonprofits are facing daunting challenges, as well as unprecedented opportunities, to innovate and serve.  The key to the board’s success in leading, shaping and supporting the organization is effective board leadership. An effective working relationship between the board and staff is absolutely essential. Join BVU for a small, hands-on workshop that will address the role of board leaders in guiding and shaping a board to advance the organization to achieve its full potential.  This…

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Nonprofit Executive Leadership Series

April 26 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Ratliff & Taylor, 6450 Rockside Woods Blvd S
Independence, Ohio 44131
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$1,550

To become an empowered and effective leader it is essential to understand your own leadership tendencies and opportunities to grow. Learn how to strengthen your team, effect change and use your words and actions to inspire others. Whether you are a current executive director or have plans to move into a more significant role, you will find this powerful series valuable to become a more effective leader in the nonprofit sector. Participants will be part of a cohort of other…

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May 2019

Introduction to Finding Grants

May 9 @ 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 @ 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 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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