In April 2018, FSG released the Being the Change report, which outlined 12 ways foundations are transforming themselves to transform impact. Built from interviews with over 100 practitioners in the field, the report highlights strategies that foundations might undertake to transform their internal practices to reflect the complex work they are doing externally. Join this webinar to learn more about the report and recommendations from FSG.
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The end of the calendar year inspires charitable giving, as evidenced by the stacks of solicitations that arrive in our mailboxes. And most of us approach the inevitable appeal in the same way (usually hurriedly, as if taken by surprise or perfunctorily, as if merely an obligation). But what if we were to look at it with fresh eyes? What if we could stand out in the crowd? Learn about strategies to do just that including: developing your year-end strategy and communications plan; messaging and storytelling; educating donors; and positioning your board as year-end giving ambassadors. Consider the power of Giving Days and ways to analyze and segment your database
Strategic planning can be both a daunting and invigorating experience for an organization. This webinar is designed to help you think through your approach to strategic planning and will address the following: roles and responsibilities – board, staff, committees, consultants; different approaches and processes; time commitment and possible costs; relationship of strategic plan to other organizational plans; and, strategies for implementation.
Planning the conversation is what Ken Burnett - in his classic work Relationship Fundraising - calls the essential foundations of fundraising. Planning creates a clear path to raising unrestricted funds. In this webinar, you'll hear from experts who understand that engagement, honesty, and openness are critical to success. They'll share their stories and ideas to help build trust and share your goals with your donors.
MergeMinnesota, published by MAP for Nonprofits is a merger resource to help nonprofits better understand not only mergers, but also other forms of realignment.
Strategic planning can be both a daunting and invigorating experience for an organization. This webinar is designed to help you think through your approach to strategic planning and will address the following:
Community leadership – in its many forms – often starts with an idea with an uncertain path forward. Sometimes a staff member or donor has the idea. Other times it comes from a coalition, elected official, or even another funder.
Strategic planning can be both a daunting and invigorating experience for an organization. This webinar is designed to help you think through your approach to strategic planning.