Monitoring and Evaluation

This session focused on nonprofit monitoring and evaluation, including logic models, key performance indicators, and good data management. It covered how measuring nonprofits’ programs and goals help nonprofits stay on their mission track without being overburdening.

Monitoring and Evaluation Presentation

Grant Writing 101

This workshop covered how to research grant opportunities, what your organization must have in place before writing a grant, the primary components of a grant proposal, and how to communicate with prospective funders.

Grant Writing Presentation

Charitable Giving Under the New Tax Law

Some tips to help organizations and donors maximize the impact of charitable contributions while complying with the new tax laws.

Charitable Giving Under the New Tax Law

Social Media Workshop: Prep for GiveBigNRV

This workshop walked participants through the development of a communications plan including determining your story, key audiences, and possible social media outlets (with an empahsis on Facebook).

Social Media Presentation and Worksheets
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Creating a Comprehensive Marketing Strategy for your Nonprofit Organization

This workshop covered how to create a comprehensive nonprofit marketing strategy for your organization and the cost-effective use of digital marketing to support your fundraising goals.

Strategic Marketing Presentation

Creating Successful Corporate Relationships

Jill Colby, from Mission Complete discussed strategies for developing mutually beneficial corporate relationships, thinking beyond event sponsorships to a broader approach.

Corporate Relationships Presentation

Nonprofit Board Training 101

This workshop covered the roles and responsibilities of the board, tools for effective board meetings and decision making, and how to build a board with the right talent, varied experiences, and community representation.

Board 101 Presentation and Handout
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Strategic Planning 101

This session covered why a strategic plan is important, the basic components of a strategic plan, the planning process, some practical tools to support your process, and tips for keeping your plan off the shelf.

Strategic Planning Resources
Social Media and Storytelling Workshop in the New River Valley

Online Fundraising and Story Telling 

This session provided a full day of storytelling, social media and Giving Day strategies.

Online Giving Resources

Preparing for your Fundraising Event

This session walked through the tips for hosting a successful annual fundraising event.

Event Fundraising Presentation
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Taking a Compelling Picture

Good photos are critically important for nonprofits. This session provided some tips and tricks on how to take a good photo and then how to use them to support your cause.

Resources for Taking a Good Picture