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Upcoming Nonprofit Programs

All programs are free. To register, reply by email or call (937) 496-8624.

Fine-Tune Your Social Media

Does you nonprofit want to get started with social media? Are you looking to fine-tune your current social media efforts? Get tips on strategic social media from Tyler Hall, Social Media Specialist for the City of Dayton. Then, get individualized feedback and hands-on help with your nonprofit's social media.

Wed, Feb 4, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Main Library Meeting Room and Computer Lab

547Reduce Your Board's Anxiety About Fundraising

Fundraising was ranked as the #1 board performance needing improvement in BoardSource's national survey of nonprofit executives. Board members are often unprepared and overwhelmed by the prospect of raising money. This can frustrate board presidents and executive directors who are counting on board members to lead and support fundraising efforts. During this interactive workshop we will discuss how to create a shared understanding of fundraising at the board level. Executive directors and board officers are encouraged to attend.

Presenter Jane Page-Steiner is President of JPS Nonprofit Strategies, which assists nonprofits with board development, organizational planning and infrastructure development. She is editor of the Cincinnati Not-for-Profit News and is the only BoardSource-certified Governance Trainer in Ohio, part of a select group of expert trainers affiliated with the leading national organization for nonprofit boards.

Wed, March 4, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley, 660 S. Main St.
Jack and Sally Eichelberger Community Conference Center

119Daylong Session: Plan a Sustainable Social Program

What does sustainability mean? How can nonprofits build high-impact programs and sustainable organizations? This session will translate important business principles - including lean start-up, value proposition, and branding - into a nonprofit context. You'll learn to break down a planning process into easy-to-follow steps for you to right-size a business plan - including a pitch - for your needs. This is a great session for nonprofits who are starting a new initiative or working to build your sustainability.

Presenter Suzanne Smith is a national expert and presenter with Social Impact Architects, based in Dallas. She is also Co-Founder of the Flywheel Social Enterprise Hub in Cincinnati. She holds an MBA with a focus on social enterprise from the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship at Duke University.

Wed, Apr 1, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley, 660 S. Main St.
Jack and Sally Eichelberger Community Conference Center

Not-for-Profit Money Management:

A Two-Part Series With Clark Schaefer Hackett
Especially for staff and board members of small and mid-sized organizations: Get key tips on creating and managing a budget, and make sure you know the financial policies every nonprofit should have. Stephanie Pyles, CPA, and Anna Helfen are advisors with Clark Schaefer Hackett. Its Not-for-Profit Group provides audit, tax and advisory services to over 600 nonprofit clients.

Wed, May 6, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Wed, June 3, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley, 660 S. Main St.
Jack and Sally Eichelberger Community Conference Center


Orientation to Nonprofits and Grants

This "crash course" introduces the world of nonprofits, grants and fundraising. You will learn about fundraising strategies for nonprofits and get a step-by-step guide to securing grants.

Tues, Jan 27, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. at Huber Heights Branch Library
Thurs, March 12, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Wilmington-Stroop Branch Library
Thurs, Apr 16, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at EC Doren Branch Library
Wed, May 20, 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. at The Entrepreneurs Center, 714 E. Monument Ave, in Rm. 116

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