2014 Series Complete
April 30 - Communications: Raise Your Voice
Learn the Raise Your Voice principles that help organizations communicate their purpose, character, and culture; gain an understanding of how mission driven design can positively impact communications and relationships.
Speaker: Brian Sooy, Design Director of Aespire; author of Raise Your Voice: A Cause Manifesto | @BrianSooy
May 28 - Program Design & Development
Learn how to design a course of action to move a program from Concept to Completion & Ensure Success in achieving SMART and strategic objectives.
Speaker: Jennifer Madden - President, Leverage Point Development | @ideas2fruition
June 25 - Fundraising for Sustainability
Fundraising for sustainability is much more than grant applications and signature events. Learn from Stacy’s 20+ years of fundraising experience on how to raise and also sustain funding.
Speaker: Stacy A. Caddey - Certified Fund Raising Executive, Fundraising Counsel | @StacyCaddey
July 30 - Approaching Foundations
Join in this interactive discussion with local funders to learn about local foundation priorities and hear their opinions on the best ways to approach foundations for support, and to build and maintain relationships with foundations.
Panelists: Cecilia Render - Nordson Corporation Foundation, Linda Styer - Community Foundation of Lorain County, Dawn Golba - Nord Family Foundation, Bill Harper United Way of Greater Lorain County, Patricia O'Brien, Stocker Foundation
August 27 - Governance as Leadership: Reframing the Work of the Nonprofit Board
Learn about governance in a new way that enables board members more meaningful work resulting in better governed organizations and urges board members to govern as leaders.
Speaker: Susan Decker, Boardsource | @sdecker852 @Boardsource
September 24 - Volunteer Recruitment, Engagement, and Management
Join this interactive workshop and learn about how to recruit, engage, and manage volunteers both on the board and volunteer staff through several scenario activities based on topics covered. | Register
Speakers: Beth Maiden, President/CEO of Leadership Lorain County &
Jeff Griffiths, Executive Director of HandsOn Northeast Ohio | @LeadershipLC @HandsOnNeo