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Fundraising: Planning for Success!

About the Course Nonprofit fundraising is the lifeblood of charitable organizations and it helps to further your mission. Fundraising is also typically the primary means of income for nonprofits, regardless of the age or size of the organization. However, for many nonprofit leaders, raising money can be a burdensome, never-ending effort, and can even seem …

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Surviving During A Pandemic

Join nationally acclaimed speaker, best-selling Author, and suicide survivor, Venessa D. Abram and her team as she unveils the face of suicide in an inspirational and moving panel discussion. Panelist share intimate details of their personal journeys, along with where to get help and support.  This webinar is recommended for anyone experiencing overwhelming life setbacks, …

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501(c)(3) Prohibited Activities

Welcome to the course! There are fundamental differences between a for-profit business and a 501(c)(3) nonprofit tax-exempt organization. A few very prominent differences are ownership, transparency, and IRS regulations. The 501(c)(3) nonprofit is unique because it is not an entity that can be “owned.” It is exempt from tax on income generating activities that further …

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Nonprofit Internal Controls

About the Course The risk of fraud is a serious concern for all nonprofits, but fraud can be particularly damaging to a smaller nonprofit organization, for which money lost can financially cripple or even cause the nonprofit to close it doors. In addition, depending on the nature of the fraud, it can also damaged the …

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IRS 1023-EZ: How to DIY!

About the Course Applying for IRS 501(c)(3) tax-exemption can be a challenging and arduous process for the average person. As a result, many emerging nonprofits hire experts to aid them in the process. For nonprofits with limited resources, this may present a problem, considering that the cost for attorneys, accountants, or other industry experts can …

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Nonprofit Resources

About this Webinar Whether your nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization is in the pre-startup phase or already established, it’s always best to keep a pulse on resources associated with donor expectations, industry trends, and best practices. From marketing and technology to planning tools and general guidance; we’ve got your nonprofit resources covered! During this webinar, you’ll learn …

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Finding and Retaining Volunteers

About the Course Volunteers are a fundamental part of our American fabric, and they play an important role in our community. Volunteer activities can include anything from caring for children, feeding the homeless, and rescuing animals to protecting our natural resources and environment. Unfortunately, many nonprofit organizations are not utilizing the help and support of …

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Nonprofit Budget Development

Welcome to the Course! Understanding the “numbers” can be a challenge for may leaders, including leaders of nonprofit organizations. This practical course was written to help improve your understanding of — and ability to manage — the financial landscape for your organization using your nonprofit budget. The course covers very practical issues and challenges in …

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Measuring What Matters

Welcome to the course! “Measuring What Matters” workshop is a crash course in the Theory of Change methodology where participants create logic models as a means of describing and measuring their work.  Nonprofits build a better case for funding when they understand how to articulate the breadth and impact of what they do each day.  Logic …

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The Art of Grant Writing

About the Course This training provides a comprehensive overview of the process for developing a grant proposal. A grant is a sum of money given by a government or non-government agency for a specific purpose and used to further the mutual mission between the grantee and grantor.  Grants are either restricted, which means funds can …

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Starting a Nonprofit

Welcome to the course! Starting a nonprofit 501(c)(3) is not a decision to be taken lightly. There are additional rules and regulations that are imposed on the nonprofit tax-exempt organization because it is a public organization that may receive public funding to further a charitable mission. This training course was written to provide accurate information …

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21 Ways to Fund a Nonprofit

About the Course This training covers 21 ways that a nonprofit or charitable program can be funded. Given the growth-rate for the nonprofit sector and the fierce competition for traditional funding, it is our hope that you will be able to use the information present as a resource to help you identify multiple streams of …

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Becoming Grant-Ready in 90 Days

Becoming Grant-Ready is the process of positioning and preparing your organization to apply for and receive grant funding. This process involves a series of deliberate steps over a period of time. The good news is, it doesn’t require a long period of time to become ready to apply for grant funding from foundations and corporations. …

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Nonprofit Funding Overview

About the Course With over 6,000 U.S. tax exempt nonprofits being formed every month, this rapid growth has brought fierce competition for traditional funding. This is an introductory training to introduce newly formed nonprofit leaders to charitable funding. Intended Audience This course is designed to help pre-startup, newly formed, and small to mid sized nonprofits …

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Nonprofit Finance and Operations

About the Course Understanding the “numbers” can be a challenge for may leaders, including leaders of nonprofit organizations. This practical course was written to help improve your understanding of — and ability to manage — the financial landscape for your organization. The course covers very practical issues and challenges in nonprofit finance, and includes essential …

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