Archived Webinars

Improving Long-term Performance: Business Planning for Nonprofit of All Sizes

Instructor
Geri Stengel , President, Ventureneer
DateFebruary 7, 2013
Time

A business plan is a crucial tool for nonprofits of all sizes. It sets out the strategic goals of the organization along with cohesive financial, marketing, and operational plans that together demonstrate the organization's ability to meet those goals. Business planning is no longer limited to the largest nonprofit organizations, as small and medium nonprofits adopt this planning process to better plan for long-term sustainability. 


Current Practices in Community Investing

Instructor
Bruce Arbit, Roslie Sheehy Cates, Elizabeth Glenshaw, Greg Stankiewicz ,
DateDecember 12, 2012
Time2pm-3pm ET

Community investment helps build more vibrant neighborhoods and fosters economic growth by directing capital from investors and lenders to communities that are underserved by traditional financial services.


Best Practices in Email Marketing for Small Businesses and Nonprofits

Instructor
Maria Semple , Principal, The Prospect Finder
DateJune 6, 2012
Time

In spite of complaints about overloaded inboxes, statistics show that email marketing is very effective for businesses and nonprofits alike.

We’re not talking about creating spam! In fact, we’re talking about how to make your mail both welcome and read.


How to Manage Nonprofit Executive Transition

Instructor
John W. Corwin, Principal, Corwin Consulting, LLC
DateMay 17, 2012
Time

It's a pivotal moment for the nonprofit sector, as Baby Boomers retire in record numbers, nonprofit chief executives among them. Qualified, experienced leaders aren’t easy to find and, therefore, leadership transitions must be planned and carried out more thoughtfully than ever. 


How Nonprofits Can Thrive in Changing Times

Instructor
John E. Brothers,
DateApril 30, 2012
Time

To stay competitive in today’s volatile and ever-changing environment, nonprofit leaders must understand, anticipate, and manage change.

Technology, globalization, a devastating economic recession . . . to stay competitive today’s nonprofits must be able to adapt. The ability to anticipate and manage change is essential for any nonprofit -- large or small -- that wants to survive, let alone grow or thrive.


Green Marketing: Leveraging Your Social Responsibility to Improve Profit

Instructor
Shel Horowitz,
DateDecember 5, 2011
Time

Can you improve the earth, your profits, and your customer base all at the same time, by doing the right thing and crafting a marketing strategy that reflects your commitment? Listen closely—because the answer is YES! 

Socially responsible businesses are more profitable than it’s-all-about-profit operations and are poised to build lucrative alliances with like-minded businesses as well as with nonprofits.

Your socially responsible practices can be the key to growth. Can you identify the green and ethical elements of your business that will attract socially conscious consumers and make them loyal advocates for you? Do you know how to build your reputation and grow your revenue by marketing ethical and sustainable practices?


Impact Investing: Challenges and Prospects

Instructor
Antony Bugg-Levine, Jed Emerson ,
DateNovember 7, 2011
Time

In recent years, impact investing -- investing for financial returns as well as social and environmental impacts -- has gained heightened attention among investors and social entrepreneurs.

Antony Bugg-Levine and Jed Emerson literally wrote the book on the subject, Impact Investing: Transforming How We Make Money While Making a Difference.Their book is the first to chart a course for “blended value” investment strategies that make money while improving social and environmental conditions.


Nonprofit Leaders Can Pan for Gold: Find Your Best Donor Prospects NOW!

Instructor
Maria Semple , Principal, The Prospect Finder
DateOctober 5, 2011
Time

Does your nonprofit know how to use online resources to find good donor prospects? The right research tools can ratchet up your revenue stream and increase the development department's success.

The information is out there – yours for the taking –  if you find the right databases and learn how to use them efficiently. In this online course for nonprofit leaders, you will get practical information in an affordable and convenient format that includes plenty of time for questions and answers.


LinkedIn: A Powerful Tool For Nonprofits

Instructor
Geri Stengel, Bryan Breckenridge, Marc Halpert, Maria Semple, Geri Stengel, President, Ventureneer
DateAugust 10, 2011
Time

For nonprofits, LinkedIn can be a development and outreach goldmine.


Cause Marketing: A Win-Win for Small Businesses and Nonprofits

Instructor
Geri Stengel , President, Ventureneer
DateJuly 26, 2011
Time

Cause-marketing links your business to social good and community improvement, and helps customers feel good about spending their money with you. What’s more, you help a nonprofit. It’s a win-win strategy that every nonprofit, small business, and niche brand can access.