Workshops

SEPTEMBER WORKSHOPS

 

ANA Workshop #49
SOCIAL MEDIA INSIDER:  LINKEDIN
DATE:  Wednesday, September 9, 2015
TIME:  Check In   9:00am  |  Workshop   9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: Blue Cross Blue Shield Administration Building 1
8220 N. 23rd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ  85021
COST: $39 per person

Many know this social media platform as the best way to keep tabs on professional acquaintances.  But did you know more nonprofits are using LinkedIn to communicate with donors, stakeholders and community partners?  Learn how you and your nonprofit and can benefit from using LinkedIn.  Get the details on LinkedIn endorsements and understand how the process works.  Learn the best ways to use this tool to build social networks, market yourself, search for employment opportunities and even find talent for job openings.   David Romako of Bright Brothers Strategy Group shares his expert advice on why you need to use LinkedIn and how to use one of social media’s fastest growing networks.  Unlock the best tools for using LinkedIn to your advantage!

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

ANA Workshop #50
WHAT CORPORATE SPONSORS REALLY WANT
DATE: Thursday, September 10, 2015
TIME:  Check In   2:00pm  |   Workshop   2:30pm – 4:30pm
LOCATION:  Blue Cross Blue Shield Administration Building 1
8220 N. 23rd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ  85021
COST: $39 per person

Understanding what corporate sponsors are looking for is key to developing long term relationships.  Get the inside view to ROI, sponsorship exposure and partnership values.  If you know what sponsors are seeking, then your relationships can be mutually beneficial and long lasting.  What corporate partners are searching for might just surprise you.  Keep your sponsorships relationships strong and committed.  This is one of Arizona Nonprofit Academy’s most popular workshops featuring panelists from major organizations that are critical to funding nonprofits.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

ANA Workshop #NBBC3

NONPROFIT BOARD BOOT CAMP – NORTHERN ARIZONA EDITION!

DATE: Saturday, September 12, 2015

TIME: Check In 7:00am | Workshop   7:30am – 11:45am

LOCATION: Northern Arizona University – International Center

NAU Bldg 50A, 1450 S. Knoles Drive, Flagstaff, AZ 86011

COST:    EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT – $89 per person until September 1, 2015  

                 $119 per person after September 1, 2015

Be the best Board Member you can be! Learn about board governance, get the facts on financial issues and understand the different between fundraising and development. During this fast-paced half day boot camp you will learn about S.O.X. and how to keep yourself protected from making illegal actions. With lots of tools, speakers and exercises, you will leave this workshop better prepared to serve your nonprofit’s mission.

Become a NPO Ambassador naturally and develop your network pipeline. Our workshop starts early troopers so get there at 7:00am and enjoy a Continental breakfast with breaks throughout the morning.  The Nonprofit Boot Camp is presented by sponsors: Valley Leadership, Leader Link, Arizona Nonprofit Academy, Eide Bailly and SEDI – Sustainable Economic Development Initiative of Northern Arizona. Get your camo on get ready to serve the nonprofit community. Now drop and give us your time!  BOOYAH!

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

ANA Workshop #51
EMBEZZELMENT:  KEEPING YOUR NPO SAFE
DATE: Tuesday, September 15, 2015
TIME:  Check In   9:00am  |  Workshop   9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: Franciscan Renewal Center – The Casa
5802 E. Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale, AZ  85253
COST: $39 per person

Larceny, Fraud, Pilferage, Defalcation, Filching.  Call it what you may, but embezzlement happens to nonprofits.  Protect your organization from the devastating implications of this real issue.  From keeping better records, understanding controls and managing access, learn how to protect your nonprofit.  Carolyn Sechler, CPA and Sandi Turner, CPA will teach how to recognize areas of vulnerability and set up systems that minimize opportunities for theft.  With more than 30 years of working with nonprofits, Sechler and Turner have a tremendous amount of first-hand knowledge when it comes to dealing with this issue.  The duo will also discuss how to navigate through an embezzlement crisis so that your organization can survive theft.  This topic is often discussed in hushed tones, but it is real threat to nonprofits.  Get up to speed on protecting your organization and reduce your chances of becoming a victim of embezzlement.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

ANA Workshop #52
SECRETS BEHIND AN AMAZING AUCTION
DATE: Wednesday, September 16, 2015
TIME:  Check In   9:00am  |  Workshop   9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: Franciscan Renewal Center – The Casa
5802 E. Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale, AZ  85253
COST: $39 per person

Most events depend on an auction at some point.  From silent auctions that are run before your main event to live auctions that are central to fundraising, the landscape of auctions is changing.  How critical is it to use a professional auctioneer?  What gets guests to raise their bidder paddles high and raise them often?  Learn how Fund-A-Need and Paddle Calls work.  Learn about the data management of your guests and how important it is to analyze the process of your auction.  Join Robyn Broshears, CEO of Auction & Events Solutions for an in-depth discussion that will have a major impact on the way your organization values the auction process.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

ANA Workshop #54
HOW TO COMMUNICATE WITH DONORS
DATE:  Tuesday, September 22, 2015
TIME:  Check In   9:00am  |   Workshop   9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: Musical Instrument Museum
4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ 85050
COST: $39 per person

You have identified your donors and you have been adding them to your database.  But what do you do with the information?  Learn how to keep in touch with your donors, prospects and your own Leadership List.  Get the details on how to be engaging, but not over-bearing.  This workshop discusses email vs snail mail strategies.  Learn how to plan your connectivity, monitor engagement and clarify your communications.  Get specific ideas on how to demonstrate your gratitude and communicate a call to action.  Your story is waiting to be shared and your donors want to know about your success!  However, there is a fine line between over saturation and finding that perfect balance.  Most of all, are you demonstrating your gratitude?  This workshop is taught by Arizona Nonprofit Founder, Julia C. Patrick.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

ANA Workshop #NBBC4
NONPROFIT BOARD BOOT CAMP
DATE: Saturday, September 19, 2015
TIME: Check In 7:00am | Workshop   7:30am – 11:45am
LOCATION: Blue Cross Blue Shield Administration – Customer Care Building
2444 W Las Palmaritas Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85021
COST:    EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT – $89 per person until August 31, 2015   
              $119 per person after September 1, 2015

Be the best Board Member you can be! Learn about board governance, get the facts on financial issues and understand the different between fundraising and development. During this fast-paced half day boot camp you will learn about S.O.X. and how to keep yourself protected from making illegal actions. With lots of tools, speakers and exercises, you will leave this workshop better prepared to serve your nonprofit’s mission.
 
Become a NPO Ambassador naturally and develop your network pipeline. Our workshop starts early troopers so get there at 7:00am and enjoy a Continental breakfast with breaks throughout the morning.  The Nonprofit Boot Camp is presented by sponsors: Valley Leadership, Leader Link, Arizona Nonprofit Academy, Eide Bailly and Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Get your camo on get ready to serve the nonprofit community.  
Now drop and give us your time!  BOOYAH!

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

ANA Workshop #55
BRANDING YOURSELF:  CREATING PROFESSIONAL VALUE
DATE: Wednesday, September 23, 2015
TIME:  Check In   9:30am  |   Workshop   10:00am – 12:00noon
LOCATION:  Fresh Start Women’s Foundation
1130 E. McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ  85006
COST: $39 per person

As a professional in the corporate world, nonprofit or for profit, how do you create your own brand?  In the competitive space of career advancement there are strategies for building your professional identity.  A strong personal brand can lead to quicker advancements, stronger professional relationships and new connections.  Learn about the basic areas of investment that will help you develop your brand.  Understanding your value will also allow you to navigate the process of building a brand.  Learn the questions to ask yourself so you can identify your professional value.  Last but not least, learn about the areas where you need to be present on and offline.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

ANA Workshop #56
DEVELOPING AND MANAGING AN INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
DATE: Tuesday, September 29, 2015
TIME:  Check In   2:00pm  |   Workshop   2:30am – 4:30pm
LOCATION: Arizona Small Business Association
4600 E. Washington, Suite 340, Phoenix, AZ 85034
COST: $39 per person

Internships are now part of the educational experience, with several university programs demanding student participation as a requirement for graduation.  Before you get excited about free labor getting you coffee every morning and picking up dry cleaning, get the facts on how internship programs really work.  Learn about managing expectations, assigning duties, costs associated with operating a program and how to give and receive value for the investment.  From labor laws and stipends to setting standards and responsibilities, strong strategies and policies will make your internship program successful for everyone involved.  Jen Rogers of Phoenix Chorale will discuss the development of her internship program which has become a nationally sought after position with students from across the nation competing for a position.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

ANA Workshop #57
EVENT PLANNING BY THE MONTH
DATE: Wednesday, September 30, 2015
TIME:  Check In   2:00pm  |   Workshop   2:30pm – 4:30pm
LOCATION:  Fresh Start Women’s Foundation
1130 E. McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ  85006
COST: $39 per person

A great event starts with a plan.  Get a calendar of actions that will help your organization structure a successful and profitable event.  Learn what it takes to organize and achieve an event with actual results and measurements.  Leave this workshop with a model plan and worksheet that keeps your team on track.  Get a handle on the steps your organization needs to take in order to achieve a successful event.  This workshop will also assist your nonprofit in developing a model that volunteers, event chairs and committees can follow each year so that you are not reinventing the process annually.  C.J. Minott of Aunt Rita’s Foundation and Phoenix Pride will lead this workshop. His years as a major force in large scale event planning is vast and he will share his knowledge so that your next event is set up for success.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

OCTOBER WORKSHOPS

 

ANA Workshop #59
HOW TO WRITE A PRESS RELEASE
DATE: Thursday, October 8, 2015
TIME:  Check In   2:00pm  |   Workshop   2:30pm – 4:30pm
LOCATION: Arizona Small Business Association
4600 E. Washington, Suite 340, Phoenix, AZ 85034
COST: $39 per person

Is the press release dead?   No, it has become more powerful than ever.  Learn how to connect with the media to promote your organization.  Develop a standardized process for telling your story.  What is the difference between a media alert, press release, pre-coverage and post-coverage?  Do you have B-roll? Learn how the media determines which story is filed and which story goes straight into the circular file!  Learn how to systemize your press releases for maximum results and impact.  This workshop is designed to assist development, marketing and communications staff in crafting press releases that communicate your mission to the media as well as stakeholders.  Learn how to start your own Leadership List which allows you to communicate with impactors as well.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

ANA Workshop #60
Social Media Insider:  FACEBOOK – TAKING IT TO THE NEXT LEVEL
DATE: Thursday, October 13, 2015
TIME:  Check In   9:00am  |   Workshop  9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: Musical Instrument Museum
4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ 85050
COST: $39 per person

If your nonprofit is using Facebook to connect with donors, stakeholders, staff and clients that is good.  But, are you really using the power of Facebook to reach as many people as you can?  Are you posting things that matter in a way that builds stronger relationships or just trying to keep up?  David Romako of Bright Brothers Strategy Group teaches how to capture stronger results and draw stronger support from your Facebook base.  Learn new Facebook strategies specific to nonprofits.  Better yet, learn how to monitor your actions with a deeper dive into analytics.  If you and your team are using Facebook to further your mission do it the right way!

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

ANA Workshop #61
MARKETING MATERIAL MUSTS FOR NONPROFITS
DATE: Wednesday, October 14, 2015
TIME:  Check In   2:00pm  |  Workshop   2:30pm – 4:30pm
LOCATION: Blue Cross Blue Shield Administration Building 1
8220 N. 23rd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ  85021
COST: $39 per person

You have a story to tell, mission to achieve and supporters to cultivate.  Marketing materials are critical in the process of building relationships.  From rack cards to note cards, there are some basic items that become essential in communication.  Learn about digital, print and video tools that need to be in your arsenal.  Get realistic guides on marketing material costs, “creative” production and securing nonprofit discounts.  Learn how to prioritize your marketing tools and build a budget that allows you to have the best tools in your marketing toolbox.  This workshop is taught by Arizona Nonprofit Academy founder, Julia C. Patrick.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

ANA Workshop #FLAG-1
DESIGNING A MULTI-YEAR GIVING PROGRAM – NORTHERN ARIZONA
DATE: Thursday, October 15, 2015
TIME:  Check In   9:00am  |  Workshop   9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: Lowell Observatory
1400 W. Mars Hill Road, Flagstaff, AZ  86001
COST: $49 per person

Are you tired of chasing checks every year?  Get on board with your own multi-year giving program.  Learn how to build a sustainable approach to raising money on a consistent basis with a broader foundation of support.  Strategies for developing your multi-year program include collateral, setting goals, building meaningful relationships and deeper commitments.  This workshop covers specific methods for structuring giving levels, assigning benefits and managing pledges.  Explore a funding model that can become a strong approach to sustainability so you can achieve your mission.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

ANA Workshop #FLAG-2
WHAT CORPORATE SPONSORS REALLY WANT – NORTHERN ARIZONA
DATE: Thursday, October 15, 2015
TIME:  Check In   1:00pm  |  Workshop   1:30pm – 3:30pm
LOCATION: Lowell Observatory
1400 W. Mars Hill Road, Flagstaff, AZ  86001
COST: $49 per person

Understanding what corporate sponsors are looking for is key to developing long term relationships.  Get the inside view to ROI, sponsorship exposure and partnership values.  If you know what sponsors are seeking, then your relationships can be mutually beneficial and long lasting.  What corporate partners are searching for might just surprise you.  Keep your sponsorships relationships strong and committed.  Learn about corporate sponsorship asks and how to engage your partners with volunteer opportunities, policy and media coverage.  This is one of Arizona Nonprofit Academy’s most popular workshops and it tends to sell out.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

ANA Workshop #FLAG-3
HOW TO WRITE A PRESS RELEASE – NORTHERN ARIZONA
DATE: Friday, October 16, 2015
TIME:  Check In   9:00am  |  Workshop   9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: Lowell Observatory
1400 W. Mars Hill Road, Flagstaff, AZ  86001
COST: $49 per person

Is the press release dead?   No, it has become more powerful than ever.  Learn how to connect with the media to promote your organization.  Develop a standardized process for telling your story.  What is the difference between a media alert, press release, pre-coverage and post-coverage?  Do you have B-roll? Learn how the media determines which story is filed and which story goes straight into the circular file!  Learn how to systemize your press releases for maximum results and impact.  This workshop is designed to assist development, marketing and communications staff in crafting press releases that communicate your mission to the media as well as stakeholders.  Learn how to start your own Leadership List which allows you to communicate with impactors as well.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

ANA Workshop #FLAG-4
MARKETING MATERIAL MUSTS FOR NONPROFITS – NORTHERN ARIZONA
DATE: Friday, October 16, 2015
TIME:  Check In   1:00pm  |  Workshop   1:30pm – 3:30pm
LOCATION: Lowell Observatory
1400 W. Mars Hill Road, Flagstaff, AZ  86001
COST: $49 per person

You have a story to tell, mission to achieve and supporters to cultivate.  Marketing materials are critical in the process of building relationships.  From rack cards to note cards, there are some basic items that become essential in communication.  Learn about digital, print and video tools that need to be in your arsenal.  Get realistic guides on marketing material costs, “creative” production and securing nonprofit discounts.  Learn how to prioritize your marketing tools and build a budget that allows you to have the best tools in your marketing toolbox.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

ANA Workshop #62
EFFECTIVE MEETING STRATEGIES
DATE: Tuesday, October 20, 2015
TIME: Check In 2:00pm | Workshop 2:30pm – 4:30pm
LOCATION: Fresh Start Women’s Foundation
1130 E. McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ 85006
COST: $39 per person

Are your nonprofit meetings unproductive, frustrating and exhausting? Get rid of meetings that go on for hours and hours. Learn how to structure your meetings for success, achievement and maximum results. Wendy Farrell, M.S. of Skill Shop Corporate Training will give you the tools to run the perfect meeting. From board to staff meetings, learn techniques for keeping on track, building accountability and even inspiring your team. When nonprofit meetings are a drudge, nothing gets done. Worse, you can turn away vital community partners, volunteers and stakeholders from engaging with your mission. Get on the agenda of running the best meetings!

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

ANA Workshop #63
SOCIAL MEDIA INSIDER:  TWITTER
DATE: Thursday, October 22, 2015
TIME:  Check In   2:00pm  |  Workshop   2:30pm – 4:30pm
LOCATION: Franciscan Renewal Center – The Casa
5802 E. Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale, AZ  85253
COST: $39 per person

Don’t know the difference of a tweet or a hashtag?  Then this workshop is a must.  Learn how 140 characters can change the path of your organization.  One of the most used social media platforms for instant communication, Twitter is an amazing tool for nonprofits.  Learn how to schedule, post, retweet and hashtag your way into the microblogging world.  Get real examples of nonprofit posts and learn what content is best. This workshop will cover how to set up an account, build a following and connect your organization to real time discussions that impact your nonprofit.  Join David Romako of Bright Brothers Strategy Group for his insights into this social media platform that everyone is chirping about.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

ANA Workshop #64
HOW TO NEGOTIATE EVENT SPACE
DATE: Wednesday, October 28, 2015
TIME:  Check In   9:00am  |  Workshop   9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: Blue Cross Blue Shield Administration Building 1
8220 N. 23rd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ  85021
COST: $39 per person

The location of your event is central to its success.  But, how do you negotiate with a resort so that you can actually make money? Traci Mead, Director of Catering at the Omni Montelucia might have the answer.  Her winning career has included leadership at illustrious properties such as the Ritz-Carlton, Arizona Biltmore and The Phoenician.  She will share her insights into how to secure event space, structure favorable contracts and plans for a successful event.  If you don’t know what a BEO is or plus-plus, this workshop is a must.  Learn catering trade vocabulary, contract requirements, procedures and steps to take when putting together any major event at a resort.  From a community breakfast to a black-tie gala, your event starts with the catering and sales department.  Get the insider’s perspective from one of Arizona’s leaders in high-end resort catering.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

NOVEMBER WORKSHOPS

 

ANA Workshop #65
THRIFT SHOP CONFESSIONS
DATE: Tuesday, November 3, 2015
TIME:  Check In   2:00pm  |  Workshop   2:30pm – 4:30pm
LOCATION: Arizona Small Business Association
4600 E. Washington, Suite 340, Phoenix, AZ 85034
COST: $39 per person

Is your nonprofit thinking a thrift store is the way to fund your mission?  Before you get into collecting and sorting trash for treasure get the details on how the retail for profit model really works.  From leasing space, organizing merchandise, pricing, staffing and display hear about all phases of operating this type of business.  Thrift shops are a bigger business than ever before, but is this truly right for your organization?  Learn from the masters and get the insider’s view before charging ahead.  This workshop is also perfect for current operators of nonprofit thrift stores who might need another perspective on how to achieve success.  Join Melody Mountain from Flo’s on 7th which supports Florence Crittenton Services.  This award-winning thrift shop program started in 1961 and continues to flourish five decades later!

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

ANA Workshop #66
HOW TO RETAIN YOUR NONPROFIT STAFF
DATE: Thursday, November 5, 2015
TIME:  Check In  9:30am  |  Workshop   10:00am – 12:00 noon
LOCATION:  Fresh Start Women’s Foundation
1130 E. McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ  85006
COST: $39 per person

Tiffanie Dillard, PhD, SPHR leads a workshop that is at the heart of any successful nonprofit:  how to keep staff.  Are you faced with high turn-over, staff stress and compassion fatigue?  Nonprofits that take care of their staff first have greater opportunities to serve their communities.  Learn how to invest internally with low cost, highly effective strategies that make your staff feel valued and successful.  As the year comes to an end, make sure that your team is whole, working well together and loyal to your mission!

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

ANA Workshop #NBBC5
NONPROFIT BOARD BOOT CAMP
DATE: Saturday, November 7, 2015
TIME: Check In 7:00am  |  Workshop   7:30am – 11:45am
LOCATION: Blue Cross Blue Shield Administration – Customer Care Building
2444 W Las Palmaritas Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85021
COST:    EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT – $89 per person until October 10, 2015
                 $119 per person after October 11, 2015

Be the best Board Member you can be! Learn about board governance, get the facts on financial issues and understand the different between fundraising and development. During this fast-paced half day boot camp you will learn about S.O.X. and how to keep yourself protected from making illegal actions. With lots of tools, speakers and exercises, you will leave this workshop better prepared to serve your nonprofit’s mission.
Become a NPO Ambassador naturally and develop your network pipeline. Our workshop starts early troopers so get there at 7:00am and enjoy a Continental breakfast with breaks throughout the morning.  The Nonprofit Boot Camp is presented by sponsors: Valley Leadership, Leader Link, Arizona Nonprofit Academy, Eide Bailly and Blue Cross Blue Shield.
Get your camo on get ready to serve the nonprofit community.
Now drop and give us your time!  BOOYAH!

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

ANA Workshop #TUCSON-1
DESIGNING A MULTI-YEAR GIVING PROGRAM IN TUCSON!
DATE: Monday, November 9, 2015  
TIME:  Check In   9:00am  |  Workshop   9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: United Way of Southern Arizona – Tucson
330 N. Commerce Park Loop, Tucson, AZ 85745
COST: $49 per person
Are you tired of chasing checks every year?  Get on board with your own multi-year giving program.  Learn how to build a sustainable approach to raising money on a consistent basis with a broader foundation of support.  Strategies for developing your multi-year program include collateral, setting goals, building meaningful relationships and deeper commitments.  This workshop covers specific methods for structuring giving levels, assigning benefits and managing pledges.  Explore a funding model that can become a strong approach to sustainability so you can achieve your mission.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

ANA Workshop #TUCSON-2
WHAT CORPORATE SPONSORS REALLY WANT  IN TUCSON!
DATE: Monday, November 9, 2015  
TIME:  Check In   1:00pm  |  Workshop   1:30pm – 3:30pm
LOCATION: United Way of Southern Arizona – Tucson
330 N. Commerce Park Loop, Tucson, AZ 85745
COST: $49 per person

Understanding what corporate sponsors are looking for is key to developing long term relationships.  Get the inside view to ROI, sponsorship exposure and partnership values.  If you know what sponsors are seeking, then your relationships can be mutually beneficial and long lasting.  What corporate partners are searching for might just surprise you.  Keep your sponsorships relationships strong and committed.  Learn about corporate sponsorship asks and how to engage your partners with volunteer opportunities, policy and media coverage.  This is one of Arizona Nonprofit Academy’s most popular workshops and it tends to sell out.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

ANA Workshop #TUCSON-3
HOW TO WRITE A PRESS RELEASE IN TUCSON!
DATE: Tuesday, November 10, 2015
TIME:  Check In   9:00am  |  Workshop   9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: United Way of Southern Arizona – Tucson
330 N. Commerce Park Loop, Tucson, AZ 85745
COST: $49 per person

Is the press release dead?   No, it has become more powerful than ever.  Learn how to connect with the media to promote your organization.  Develop a standardized process for telling your story.  What is the difference between a media alert, press release, pre-coverage and post-coverage?  Do you have B-roll? Learn how the media determines which story is filed and which story goes straight into the circular file!  Learn how to systemize your press releases for maximum results and impact.  This workshop is designed to assist development, marketing and communications staff in crafting press releases that communicate your mission to the media as well as stakeholders.  Learn how to start your own Leadership List which allows you to communicate with impactors as well.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

ANA Workshop #TUCSON-4
MARKETING MATERIAL MUSTS FOR NONPROFITS IN TUCSON!
DATE: Tuesday, November 10, 2015
TIME:  Check In   1:00pm  |  Workshop   1:30pm – 3:30pm
LOCATION: United Way of Southern Arizona – Tucson
330 N. Commerce Park Loop, Tucson, AZ 85745
COST: $49 per person

You have a story to tell, mission to achieve and supporters to cultivate.  Marketing materials are critical in the process of building relationships.  From rack cards to note cards, there are some basic items that become essential in communication.  Learn about digital, print and video tools that need to be in your arsenal.  Get realistic guides on marketing material costs, “creative” production and securing nonprofit discounts.  Learn how to prioritize your marketing tools and build a budget that allows you to have the best tools in your marketing toolbox.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

ANA Workshop #67
SOCIAL MEDIA INSIDER:  LINKEDIN
DATE:  Tuesday, November 10, 2015
TIME:  Check In   2:00pm  |    Workshop   2:30pm – 4:30pm
LOCATION: Blue Cross Blue Shield Administration Building 1
8220 N. 23rd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ  85021
COST: $39 per person

Many know this social media platform as the best way to keep tabs on professional acquaintances.  But did you know more nonprofits are using LinkedIn to communicate with donors, stakeholders and community partners?  Learn how you and your nonprofit and can benefit from using LinkedIn.  Get the details on LinkedIn endorsements and understand how the process works.  Learn the best ways to use this tool to build social networks, market yourself, search for employment opportunities and even find talent for job openings.   David Romako of Bright Brothers Strategy Group shares his expert advice on why you need to use LinkedIn and how to use one of social media’s fastest growing networks.  Unlock the best tools for using LinkedIn to your advantage!

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

ANA Workshop #68
WHAT CORPORATE SPONSORS REALLY WANT
DATE: Thursday, November 12, 2015
TIME:  Check In   9:00am  |   Workshop   9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: Musical Instrument Museum
4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ 85050
COST: $39 per person

Understanding what corporate sponsors are looking for is key to developing long term relationships.  Get the inside view to ROI, sponsorship exposure and partnership values.  If you know what sponsors are seeking, then your relationships can be mutually beneficial and long lasting.  What corporate partners are searching for might just surprise you.  Keep your sponsorships relationships strong and committed.  This is one of Arizona Nonprofit Academy’s most popular workshops featuring panelists from major organizations that are critical to funding nonprofits.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

ANA Workshop #69
DESIGNING A MULTI-YEAR GIVING PROGRAM
DATE:  Wednesday, November 18, 2015
TIME:  Check In   2:00pm  |   Workshop   2:30pm – 4:30pm
LOCATION: Franciscan Renewal Center – The Casa
5802 E. Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale, AZ  85253
COST: $39 per person

Are you tired of chasing checks every year?  Get on board with your own multi-year giving program.  Learn how to build a sustainable approach to raising money on a consistent basis with a broader foundation of support.  Strategies for developing your multi-year program include collateral, setting goals, building meaningful relationships and deeper commitments.  This workshop covers specific methods for structuring giving levels, assigning benefits and managing pledges.  Explore a funding model that can become a strong approach to sustainability so you can achieve your mission.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

DECEMBER WORKSHOPS

 

ANA Workshop #71
LEASING SPACE FOR NONPROFITS
DATE: Tuesday, December 8, 2015
TIME:  Check In   9:00am  |   Workshop   9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: Franciscan Renewal Center – The Casa
5802 E. Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale, AZ  85253
COST: $39 per person

Most nonprofits start at a kitchen table with lots of passion.  When is it time to move towards office space, building site or service outlet?  Learn how to determine space needs, structure a lease or purchase real estate.  Get valuable details on financial requirements for a lease, including financial liabilities that might impact your decision. Can you buy a building, land or rent office space?  Learn from licensed real estate brokers about realistic time frames, costs and value of making this impactful decision.  Jeff Jennings, Broker and Suzanne Enright, Commercial Realtor share more than 50 years of combined knowledge and talent.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

 

ANA Workshop #72
BRANDING YOURSELF:  CREATING PROFESSIONAL VALUE
DATE: Thursday, December 10, 2015
TIME:  Check In   2:00pm  |   Workshop   2:30pm – 4:30pm
LOCATION: Arizona Small Business Association
4600 E. Washington, Suite 340, Phoenix, AZ 85034
COST: $39 per person

As a professional in the corporate world, nonprofit or for profit, how do you create your own brand?  In the competitive space of career advancement there are strategies for building your professional identity.  A strong personal brand can lead to quicker advancements, stronger professional relationships and new connections.  Learn about the basic areas of investment that will help you develop your brand.  Understanding your value will also allow you to navigate the process of building a brand.  Learn the questions to ask yourself so you can identify your professional value.  Last but not least, learn about the areas where you need to be present on and offline.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!