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May 17 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Workshop A: Storytelling and Messaging
Presenter: Aliya Hammond, Owner, Hammond Consulting
Description: Are you looking for inspiration with your non-profit social media messaging that will help captivate your online audience and fill them with excitement? This session provides insights on how your organization can use storytelling in your social media campaigns that will help to develop online brand messaging and provides content and strategies to stand out from the competition and attract donors.
Workshop B: Basic Principles of High Functioning Boards
Presenter: Elizabeth Vibber, MS
Description: Your organization’s board of directors provides the foundation for your organization and is critical to its success. Great boards accomplish great things, but this does not happen without attention to governance, respect for accountability and consideration of the talents and treasures your board members bring to the table. During this session we will explore the basic principles of high functioning boards, based on best practices.
Workshop C: Special Event Planning and Execution
Description: This workshop will serve as a blueprint for creating high-quality events. Key Takeaways: planning budgets, sponsor solicitation, development of event goals and objectives, event logistics, planning.
Workshop A: Fundraising 101
Description: Seasoned fundraising professionals will guide you through basic aspects of nonprofit fundraising. Key Takeaways: individual donor cultivation, development plans, grant writing tips, general development skills.
Workshop B: Nurturing Employee Talent
Presenter: Darrell “Coach D” Andrews
Description: Cultivating leadership and nurturing talent demonstrates to your staff that they are valued. The best leaders take active interest in developing leaders and creating opportunities for their success. This approach increases engagement and enables a culture of consistent improvement, while also fueling the organization to grow and evolve. Attend this inspiring and impactful presentation for strategies to excel.
Workshop C: Creativity and Innovation Strategies: Doing More with Less
Description: To remain competitive and increase productivity does not always mean that you have to reinvent the wheel. Key Takeaways: team brain storming strategies and the small wins approach to achieving more.
Workshop A: Worksite Wellness
Presenter: Lucretia Coleman
Description: Providing stress reductions techniques and implementing programs that address the emotional and social aspects of the workplace and individuals have proven to positively impact the workplace experience. Organizations that are able to combine traditional well-being initiatives with career development efforts increase employee engagement and become an employer of choice. Learn ways to inspire your team to greater wellness and productivity.
Workshop B: Crowd Funding/Day of Giving Campaigns
Presenters: Holly Parker, Executive Director, TCN
Description: Learn how to create a profitable day of giving campaigns. Key Takeaways: using online presence to create successful fundraising initiatives, leverage existing donors and convert new donors, crowdfunding strategies.
Workshop C: Corporate Philanthropy
Presenter: Ashley Johnston
Description: This workshop is designed to elevate and share examples of how companies act in new and different ways, thereby opening up a host of possibilities for the wider philanthropic field.