Past Workshops

  • Guest Blogger – Steven Shattuck
    Analog and Digital Fundraising: A Partnership That Works!
  • You told us you want more half-day workshops
    You told us you want more half-day sessions and here they come! Take Action: How to Use Social Media, Video and Other Digital Tools to Inspire February 11, 2020 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Learn more about this afternoon session.
  • First Workshop of 2020
    We are excited to announce the first workshop of the year! First Steps: Getting Ready For Grants This is an introductory course.  It is geared toward individuals who have little or no grant writing experience and individuals who are seeking …
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    Busting 13 Myths Around the #GivingTuesday Movement
    A member of the #GivingTuesday global team, Jamie McDonald, visited the Toledo nonprofit community to help bust common myths that have emerged around #GivingTuesday. Myth #1 – Fundraising Tuesday Myth #2 – Young people don’t give Myth #3 – Small …
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    BONUS #GivingTuesday Training
    Ready to bust some myths about #Giving Tuesday? Join Jamie McDonald, Strategy and Communities Lead of for this no-cost BONUS training. ​ Seating is limited. With any successful innovation, like the #GivingTuesday movement, myths emerge over time.  What started …
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    Your Top 3 Giving Prospects
    Guest Blogger- Steven Shattuck Ask any fundraising consultant worth their salt what they think is the fundraising activity that produces the most ROI (return on investment) and they’ll all say the same thing. It’s not major gifts (though they’re a …
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    3 Common Program Evaluation Mistakes
    Guest Blogger – Al Onkka 3 Common Program Evaluation Mistakes Program evaluation is an essential nonprofit activity and competency. Good program evaluation helps nonprofits improve their work, better serve their clients, tell a compelling story of impact, and build support. …
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    The Scariest Part of the 990 Tax Form
    Guest Blogger – David Holmes If you’re part of a 501(c)3 nonprofit, you can rest assured that your organization has to file some form of the IRS form 990 every year.  And if you’re not in the accounting/financial division of your …
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    C4NPR 2019 Programming Announcement
    We are excited to announce the C4NPR 2019 Programming schedule- it feels like Christmas releasing this to you!  In this short video, Associate Director Lexi Haas provides an overview of the professional development opportunities available in 2019. Click here to download …
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    Guest Blogger – Katena Cain
    Embracing the Power of a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace Research suggests organizations supportive of diversity and inclusion tend to have higher levels of engagement and retention.  For nonprofits, this results in a greater impact for their communities. Building an Inclusive …