2020 nonprofit Excellence Series
The Nonprofit Excellence Series has been designed for United Way of Kennebec Valley partner programs. Registration is now open for these free quarterly trainings. So, bring your lunch and come learn with us! For additional questions please contact Michelle Boyer at firstname.lastname@example.org or (207) 626-3400.
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01/15 Grant proposal writing
uNITED wAY OF kENNEBEC vALLEY; 11:30 AM-1 PM
Learn how to conduct funding research to best match your project or program and how to write a basic proposal, including the compiling of attachments, an overview of budgets and how to design and track outcome measures.
Presenters: Christa Johnson - Director of Development at Snow Pond
Center for the Arts and Associate of The Shadow Group; Wendy Betts - President and CEO of The Shadow Group. Wendy has raised more than $30 million dollars in 20 years for her
04/09 VOLUNTEER ATTRACTION AND ENGAGEMENT
KENNEBEC SAVINGS BANK OPERATIONS CENTER; 11:30 AM-1 PM
A strong volunteer force is the backbone of any nonprofit. This class will dive into the motivational forces of a volunteer and how you can use that to keep them coming back. Volunteer engagement is much more than just posting on VolunteerME/Galaxy Digital, it’s also about establishing a connection to the organization and cause.
Presenter: Michael Ashmore - Program Development & Training
Officer for Volunteer Maine
07/07 DISASTER PLANNING - PLANNING TO RECOVER
MAINE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY; 11:30 AM-1 PM
This high-level overview will cover the basics of continuity planning, where to find resources, and how to tackle any task without an entire dedicated staff. The class will also cover how nonprofits and community organizations have a role to fill during a disaster and will end with a tour of the State Emergency Operations Center.
Presenter: Alina K. Wright, ABCP - IA Officer, Mitigation, Planning & Recovery Division at Maine Emergency Management Agency
12/09 FUNDRAISING AND MARKETING
MAINEGENERAL MEDICAL CENTER; 11:30 AM-1 PM
How to optimize your marketing plan to increase overall organizational funds. This class will also explore new ways to fundraise and keep your donors coming back year after year.
Presenter: Nicole McSweeney - Vice President of Development & Communications at MaineGeneral Health