JUNE 2016

 

ANA Workshop #38
ARIZONA SOCIETY OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS
NOT-FOR-PROFIT CONFERENCE
DATE: Wednesday, June 22, 2016
TIME:  1:00pm – 1:55pm (Afternoon Session)
LOCATION: Black Canyon Conference Center
Social Media Strategies for Nonprofits
Register with Arizona Society of CPAs – www.ascpa.com

 

ANA Workshop #39
MARKETING MATERIAL MUSTS FOR NONPROFITS
DATE: Thursday, June 23, 2016
TIME:  Check-In  9:00am  |  Workshop  9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central AZ
4745 N. 7th Street, Suite 210, Phoenix, AZ  85014
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.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #40
PREPARING FOR A CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP ASK
DATE: Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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

It seems like corporate sponsorships are the way to attain large scale funding.  But are they really?  Individuals contribute 72% while corporations contribute approximately 5% in America.  So why do we think that major funding comes from the corporate sector?  Why and where do corporate sponsors come from and how nonprofits leverage their role in the marketplace?  Learn about marketing strategies, sponsorship decks, where the corporate decisions are made and how to build relationships.  Understanding how sponsorships work and what corporations get excited about when it comes to event sponsorships is critical.  Get new strategies that will increase your success rate when going to corporations for your next sponsorship ask.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #41
GETTING MEDIA COVERAGE FOR YOUR EVENT
DATE: Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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

So you and your team, along with volunteers had worked hard for the past year to achieve the perfect fundraising event.  The problem is that only those at the event will ever know anything about it!  What can you do to engage the media in covering your event?  Learn about pre-coverage, post coverage on on-site media ops.  Learn about Save-The-Date communications and calendar notices that help the media plan coverage.  The workshop will unlock some of the daunting paths to connecting with today’s media so that your event will get the coverage it deserves and get media attention that promotes your nonprofit and valuable sponsors.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #42
BUILDING BOARD CHAMPIONS
DATE: Thursday, June 30, 2016
TIME:  Check-In  9:00am  |  Workshop  9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: Phoenix Pride LGBT Center
801 N. 2nd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ  85003
COST: $39 per person

Your nonprofit Board of Directors must have committed members.  When members have a strong connection to your organization, magical things happen.  Funding flows, policy is adopted, alliances are formed and your nonprofit mission is being realized.  The process is a marathon and not a sprint.  But start the race right with tools that will get your Board to the finish line.  Learn how to encourage and inspire Board members.  Learn how to craft job descriptions, manage reviews and create a culture of success.  When your Board is working well and towards a goal they become champions!
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

JULY 2016

ANA Workshop #43
MEDIA TRAINING #101
DATE: Thursday, July 7, 2016
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

Are you ready for your close up?  In modern media there are ways to communicate your message with efficiency and accuracy.  Did you know that the average news package is only 90 seconds long?  How do you tell your story and get your message out in such a short period of time?  Learn techniques from how to dress, what to say and deal with broadcast, print and digital media reporters.  Get the tools that will allow you to feel confident, empowered and comfortable when the camera goes on.  Learn about B-roll, Fast Fact sheets and how you can get reporters to ask you the questions you want to answer.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #44
SECRETS BEHIND AN AMAZING AUCTION
DATE: Tuesday, July 12, 2016
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.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #45
CONFESSIONS OF A DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
DATE: Wednesday, July 13, 2016
TIME: Check-In 9:00am | Workshop 9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: Foundation For Senior Living
1201 E. Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85014
COST: $39 per person

Nonprofits depend on funding to open their doors for service and the Development Director is often the key if not the doorbell to gaining entry. What does a Development Director do? How do they handle the stress of fundraising and manage their relationships? What is the CFRE designation and what does the demanding Development Director career path look like? Learn from our master panelists, Jerry Diaz, CFRE, of Ronald McDonald House Charities Phoenix, Michele Shipitofsky, CFRE, of Gabriel’s Angels and Tina Lopez of Save The Family. These highly regarded and successful Valley development professionals will give their candid perspectives on one of the nonprofit sectors most demanding jobs.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #46
SOCIAL MEDIA INSIDER:  FACEBOOK FOR NONPROFITS
DATE:  July 14, 2016
TIME:  Check-In  9:00am  |  Workshop  9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: Foundation For Senior Living
1201 E. Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85014
COST: $39 per person

Your nonprofit can reach cultivate new interest and connect with past supporters via Facebook.  But did you know that there is a specific Facebook strategy for nonprofits?   Learn how to maximize your presence on the social media giant and gain even more attention.  Social Media expert David Romako of Bright Brothers Strategy will cover the basics along with more in depth paths to creating and managing your Facebook account.  Learn about event registration, building a stronger fan base and connecting with others in the nonprofit sector.  David will discuss Facebook advertising and how your nonprofit can navigate to the top of news feeds.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #47
BRANDING YOURSELF: CREATING PROFESSIONAL VALUE
DATE: Tuesday, July 19, 2016
TIME: Check-In 9:00am | Workshop 9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central AZ
4745 N. 7th Street, Suite 210, Phoenix, AZ 85014
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.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #49
DESIGNING A MULTI-YEAR GIVING PROGRAM
DATE:  Thursday, July 21, 2016
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

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.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #51
COMMUNICATING WITH DONORS
DATE:  Wednesday, July 27, 2016
TIME:  Check-In  9:00am  |  Workshop  9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: Phoenix Pride LGBT Center
801 N. 2nd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ  85003
COST: $39 per person

Your nonprofit is moving the needle and making advances in achieving its mission.  Perhaps your organization has an immediate need, threat or opportunity.  So who knows about it?  Your donors are the most logical point of contact yet, are you truly connecting with them to share your story?  Today’s donors are more digitally connected than ever.  Learn valuable strategies for communications including year-end appeals, Charitable Tax Credit programs and event invitations.  Get realistic ideas that will connect your nonprofit to the people who can impact your outcomes.  Learn how to cultivate your database, celebrate milestones, reach the Leadership List and more!
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #52    
CULTIVATING AND CONNECTING TO VOLUNTEERS
DATE:  Thursday, July 28, 2016
TIME:  Check-In  9:00am  |  Workshop  9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: Foundation For Senior Living
1201 E. Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85014
COST: $39 per person

Volunteers are the foundation of most any nonprofit.  But are we really cultivating and connecting them to our mission, vision and values?  Learn how to develop stronger relationships with your volunteers, engage them in meaningful way and celebrate their achievements.  Get ideas on how to motivate your volunteer base to share your information, successes and needs.  From social media, to digital communications get new strategies that connect current volunteers and cultivate new ones as well.  When volunteers feel valued, honored and appreciated they become stronger advocates and one of a nonprofit’s most valued resources.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

AUGUST 2016

ANA Workshop #53
HOW TO WRITE A PRESS RELEASE FOR TODAY’S MEDIA
DATE: Wednesday, August 3, 2016
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

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.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #54
RECRUITING AND VETTING BOARD MEMBERS
DATE: Thursday, August 4, 2016
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

A nonprofit organization is led by the efforts of its Board of Directors. From establishing mission, vision and values to fundraising, a Board is the foundation of organizational success. But how do you create a strong Board, where do you find members and how do you know who is going to be a good fit? Besides, how will your nonprofit attract Board Members who will be able to find success, steward strong leadership and create impact? Learn about Board diversity, Emeritus Boards, Honorary Boards as well as corporate Board placement. If your organization is building, rebuilding or attempting to clean house, this workshop will help answer the tough questions with real strategies that lead to the development of a stronger Board of Directors.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #55
THE MILLENNIAL MIND: YOUR STAFF, VOLUNTEERS & DONORS
DATE: Wednesday, August 10, 2016
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

The Millennial Generation now accounts for 1 in 3 American workers. Millennials are vastly different from other generations causing the rest of society to consider different approaches. Learn what this strong market is thinking about, motivated by and searching for when it comes to the nonprofit sector. Learn about communication techniques and actions that will connect you to this enormous and unique generation. Millennials are your staff members, clients, leaders, board members, volunteers and donors. If you don’t know what engages them to philanthropy, then you might just be missing a major segment of the nonprofit sector.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #56
GETTING MEDIA COVERAGE FOR YOUR EVENT
DATE: Thursday, August 11, 2016
TIME:  Check-In  9:00am  |  Workshop  9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: Phoenix Pride LGBT Center
801 N. 2nd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ  85003
COST: $39 per person

So you and your team, along with volunteers had worked hard for the past year to achieve the perfect fundraising event.  The problem is that only those at the event will ever know anything about it!  What can you do to engage the media in covering your event?  Learn about pre-coverage, post coverage on on-site media ops.  Learn about Save-The-Date communications and calendar notices that help the media plan coverage.  The workshop will unlock some of the daunting paths to connecting with today’s media so that your event will get the coverage it deserves and get media attention that promotes your nonprofit and valuable sponsors.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #57
DEVELOPING AND MANAGING AN INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
DATE: Tuesday, August 16, 2016
TIME: Check-In 9:00am | Workshop 9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: Phoenix Pride LGBT Center
801 N. 2nd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85003
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.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #58A – TUCSON
WHAT CORPORATE SPONSORS REALLY WANT
DATE: Wednesday, August 17, 2016
TIME: Check-In 9:00am | Workshop 9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: TMM Family Services
1550 N. Country Club Road, Tucson, AZ 85716
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 may surprise you. Keep your sponsor 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.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #58B – TUCSON
BUILDING BOARD CHAMPIONS
DATE: Wednesday, August 17, 2016
TIME: Check-In 1:00pm | Workshop 1:30pm – 3:30pm
LOCATION: TMM Family Services
1550 N. Country Club Road, Tucson, AZ 85716
COST: $49 per person

Your nonprofit Board of Directors must have committed members. When members have a strong connection to your organization, magical things happen. Funding flows, policy is adopted, alliances are formed and your nonprofit mission is being realized. The process is a marathon and not a sprint. But start the race right with tools that will get your Board to the finish line. Learn how to encourage and inspire Board members. Learn how to craft job descriptions, manage reviews and create a culture of success. When your Board is working well and towards a goal they become champions!
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #58C – TUCSON
COMMUNICATING WITH DONORS
DATE: Thursday, August 18, 2016
TIME: Check-In 9:00am | Workshop 9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: TMM Family Services
1550 N. Country Club Road, Tucson, AZ 85716
COST: $49 per person

Your nonprofit is moving the needle and making advances in achieving its mission. Perhaps your organization has an immediate need, threat or opportunity. So who knows about it? Your donors are the most logical point of contact yet, are you truly connecting with them to share your story? Today’s donors are more digitally connected than ever. Learn valuable strategies for communications including year-end appeals, Charitable Tax Credit programs and event invitations. Get realistic ideas that will connect your nonprofit to the people who can impact your outcomes. Learn how to cultivate your database, celebrate milestones, reach the Leadership List and more!
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #58D – TUCSON
HOW TO SECURE AND MANAGE NAMING RIGHTS
DATE: Thursday, August 18, 2016
TIME: Check-In 1:00pm | Workshop 1:30pm – 3:30pm
LOCATION: TMM Family Services
1550 N. Country Club Road, Tucson, AZ 85716
COST: $49 per person

What’s in a name? It turns out there is plenty and it makes money. Learn how to determine your naming rights assets and inventory, which is what you have to name. A sustainable approach to naming rights can be a logical path to supporting your operations. Get ideas on how to market naming rights, approach community partners and develop strategies that produce results for everyone. Learn about the legal issues that surround the naming rights process, including contracts, conditions and management.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #59
GRANTS #101
DATE: Tuesday, August 23, 2016
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

Is your organization in the grant cycle? Are you wondering how to even participate in grant funding? There is a lot more to the process than filling out paperwork. Learn from experts Jarrett Ransom, MBA and Jacquelyn Ahrenberg, CFRE as they explore the world of grants, grant writing and grant relationships. They will discuss the process of research, establishing relationships and determining the best fits for grantors and grantees. Learn how to work with an outside consultant or bring the professional process of grant writing in-house. Don’t count on obtaining grants without understanding how the process works.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #60
WHAT CORPORATE SPONSORS REALLY WANT
DATE: Wednesday, August 24, 2016
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

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.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #61
MEDIA TRAINING #101
DATE: Thursday, August 25, 2016
LOCATION: Phoenix Pride LGBT Center
801 N. 2nd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ  85003
COST: $39 per person

Are you ready for your close up?  In modern media there are ways to communicate your message with efficiency and accuracy.  Did you know that the average news package is only 90 seconds long?  How do you tell your story and get your message out in such a short period of time?  Learn techniques from how to dress, what to say and deal with broadcast, print and digital media reporters.  Get the tools that will allow you to feel confident, empowered and comfortable when the camera goes on.  Learn about B-roll, Fast Fact sheets and how you can get reporters to ask you the questions you want to answer.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

SEPTEMBER 2016

ANA Workshop #62
IS YOUR NONPROFIT REALLY READY TO RAISE MONEY?
DATE: Thursday, September 7, 2016
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

A nonprofit with a clear mission is one thing, but how do you financially support your vision?  No matter how strong or viable your cause, there have to be certain procedures in place before raising money.  What are your revenue streams?  Do you have a recent Development Audit in place and what does that require?  From understanding the values of procedures and consultants to systems and software, learn how to ramp up for fundraising.  Nonprofit experts Jarrett Ransom, MBA and Jacquelyn Ahrenberg, CFRE will guide you through the process so your organization is ready to achieve sustainable fundraising.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #63
BRANDING YOURSELF:  CREATING PROFESSIONAL VALUE
DATE: Thursday, September 8, 2016
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

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.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #64
GRANTS #101
DATE: Tuesday, September 13, 2016
TIME:  Check-In  9:00am  |  Workshop  9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: Phoenix Pride LGBT Center
801 N. 2nd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ  85003
COST: $39 per person

Is your organization in the grant cycle?  Are you wondering how to even participate in grant funding?  There is a lot more to the process than filling out paperwork.  Learn from experts Jarrett Ransom, MBA and Jacquelyn Ahrenberg, CFRE as they explore the world of grants, grant writing and grant relationships.  They will discuss the process of research, establishing relationships and determining the best fits for grantors and grantees.  Learn how to work with an outside consultant or bring the professional process of grant writing in-house.  Don’t count on obtaining grants without understanding how the process works.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #65
TELLING YOUR STORY VISUALLY: DESIGN FOR NON-DESIGNERS
DATE: Wednesday, September 14, 2016
TIME:  Check-In  9:00am  |  Workshop  9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: Foundation For Senior Living
1201 E. Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85014
COST: $39 per person

Like it or not, many people decide whether to support your nonprofit based on how you look. Do your materials make your organization look professional: Do they tell the story you are trying to share? David Romako of Bright Brothers Strategy discusses the basics of design the even non-designers can use immediately to improve their work.  Learn about the free tools that make design more effortless and effective. Get strategies on how to communicate with visual storytelling, how to work with creative partners and make the most of your communications with limited design resources.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #66
MEDIA TRAINING #101
DATE: Thursday, September 15, 2016
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

Are you ready for your close up? In modern media there are ways to communicate your message with efficiency and accuracy. Did you know that the average news package is only 90 seconds long? How do you tell your story and get your message out in such a short period of time? Learn techniques from how to dress, what to say and deal with broadcast, print and digital media reporters. Get the tools that will allow you to feel confident, empowered and comfortable when the camera goes on. Learn about B-roll, Fast Fact sheets and how you can get reporters to ask you the questions you want to answer.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #67
COMMUNICATING WITH DONORS
DATE: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
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

Your nonprofit is moving the needle and making advances in achieving its mission. Perhaps your organization has an immediate need, threat or opportunity. So who knows about it? Your donors are the most logical point of contact yet, are you truly connecting with them to share your story? Today’s donors are more digitally connected than ever. Learn valuable strategies for communications including year-end appeals, Charitable Tax Credit programs and event invitations. Get realistic ideas that will connect your nonprofit to the people who can impact your outcomes. Learn how to cultivate your database, celebrate milestones, reach the Leadership List and more!
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #68
RECRUITING AND VETTING BOARD MEMBERS
DATE: Thursday, September 22, 2016
TIME:  Check-In  9:00am  |  Workshop  9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: Foundation For Senior Living
1201 E. Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85014
COST: $39 per person

A nonprofit organization is led by the efforts of its Board of Directors.  From establishing mission, vision and values to fundraising, a Board is the foundation of organizational success.  But how do you create a strong Board, where do you find members and how do you know who is going to be a good fit?  Besides, how will your nonprofit attract Board Members who will be able to find success, steward strong leadership and create impact?  Learn about Board diversity, Emeritus Boards, Honorary Boards as well as corporate Board placement. If your organization is building, rebuilding or attempting to clean house, this workshop will help answer the tough questions with real strategies that lead to the development of a stronger Board of Directors.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #69
BUILDING BOARD CHAMPIONS
DATE: Tuesday, September 27, 2016
TIME: Check-In 9:00am | Workshop 9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: Phoenix Pride LGBT Center
801 N. 2nd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85003

Your nonprofit Board of Directors must have committed members. When members have a strong connection to your organization, magical things happen. Funding flows, policy is adopted, alliances are formed and your nonprofit mission is being realized. The process is a marathon and not a sprint. But start the race right with tools that will get your Board to the finish line. Learn how to encourage and inspire Board members. Learn how to craft job descriptions, manage reviews and create a culture of success. When your Board is working well and towards a goal they become champions!
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #70-TUCSON 1
CULTIVATING AND CONNECTING TO VOLUNTEERS
DATE: Wednesday, September 28, 2016
TIME: Check-In 9:00am | Workshop 9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: Child & Family Resources Headquarters
2800 E. Broadway Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85716
COST: $49

Volunteers are the foundation of most any nonprofit. But are we really cultivating and connecting them to our mission, vision and values? Learn how to develop stronger relationships with your volunteers, engage them in meaningful way and celebrate their achievements. From social media, to digital communications get new strategies that connect current volunteers and cultivate new ones as well. When volunteers feel valued, honored and appreciated they become stronger advocates and one of a nonprofit’s most valued resources.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #70-TUCSON 2
DESIGNING A MULTI-YEAR GIVING PROGRAM
DATE: Wednesday, September 28, 2016
TIME: Check-In 1:00pm | Workshop 1:30pm – 3:30pm
LOCATION: Child & Family Resources Headquarters
2800 E. Broadway Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85716
COST: $49

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.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #70-TUCSON  3
THE MILLENNIAL MIND: YOUR STAFF, VOLUNTEERS AND DONORS
DATE: Thursday, September 29, 2016
TIME: Check-In 9:00am | Workshop 9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: Child & Family Resources Headquarters
2800 E. Broadway Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85716
COST: $49

The Millennial Generation now accounts for 1 in 3 American workers. Millennials are vastly different from other generations causing the rest of society to consider different approaches. Learn what this strong market is thinking about, motivated by and searching for when it comes to the nonprofit sector. Learn about communication techniques and actions that will connect you to this enormous and unique generation. Millennials are your staff members, clients, leaders, board members, volunteers and donors. If you don’t know what engages them to philanthropy, then you might just be missing a major segment of the nonprofit sector.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #70-TUCSON 4
BRANDING YOURSELF: CREATING PROFESSIONAL VALUE
DATE: Thursday, September 29, 2016
TIME: Check-In 1:00pm | Workshop 1:30pm – 3:30pm
LOCATION: Child & Family Resources Headquarters
2800 E. Broadway Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85716
COST: $49

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.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

OCTOBER 2016

ANA Workshop #71
GETTING MEDIA COVERAGE FOR YOUR EVENT
DATE: Tuesday, October 4, 2016
LOCATION: Blue Cross Blue Shield Administration Building 1
8220 N. 23rd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85021
COST: $39 per person

So you and your team, along with volunteers had worked hard for the past year to achieve the perfect fundraising event. The problem is that only those at the event will ever know anything about it! What can you do to engage the media in covering your event? Learn about pre-coverage, post coverage on on-site media ops. Learn about Save-The-Date communications and calendar notices that help the media plan coverage. The workshop will unlock some of the daunting paths to connecting with today’s media so that your event will get the coverage it deserves and get media attention that promotes your nonprofit and valuable sponsors.
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ANA Workshop #72
COMMUNICATING WITH DONORS
DATE: Wednesday, October 5, 2016
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

Your nonprofit is moving the needle and making advances in achieving its mission. Perhaps your organization has an immediate need, threat or opportunity. So who knows about it? Your donors are the most logical point of contact yet, are you truly connecting with them to share your story? Today’s donors are more digitally connected than ever. Learn valuable strategies for communications including year-end appeals, Charitable Tax Credit programs and event invitations. Get realistic ideas that will connect your nonprofit to the people who can impact your outcomes. Learn how to cultivate your database, celebrate milestones, reach the Leadership List and more!
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ANA Workshop #73A – FLAGSTAFF
THE MILLENNIAL MIND: YOUR STAFF, VOLUNTEERS & DONORS
DATE: Wednesday, October 25, 2016
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

The Millennial Generation now accounts for 1 in 3 American workers. Millennials are vastly different from other generations causing the rest of society to consider different approaches. Learn what this strong market is thinking about, motivated by and searching for when it comes to the nonprofit sector. Learn about communication techniques and actions that will connect you to this enormous and unique generation. Millennials are your staff members, clients, leaders, board members, volunteers and donors. If you don’t know what engages them to philanthropy, then you might just be missing a major segment of the nonprofit sector.
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ANA Workshop #73B – FLAGSTAFF
COMMUNICATING WITH DONORS
DATE: Wednesday, October 25, 2016
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

Your nonprofit is moving the needle and making advances in achieving its mission. Perhaps your organization has an immediate need, threat or opportunity. So who knows about it? Your donors are the most logical point of contact yet, are you truly connecting with them to share your story? Today’s donors are more digitally connected than ever. Learn valuable strategies for communications including year-end appeals, Charitable Tax Credit programs and event invitations. Get realistic ideas that will connect your nonprofit to the people who can impact your outcomes. Learn how to cultivate your database, celebrate milestones, reach the Leadership List and more!
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ANA Workshop #73C – FLAGSTAFF
WHAT CORPORATE SPONSORS REALLY WANT
DATE: Thursday, October 26, 2016
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

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 may surprise you. Keep your sponsor 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.
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ANA Workshop #73D – FLAGSTAFF
BUILDING BOARD CHAMPIONS
DATE: Thursday, October 26, 2016
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

Your nonprofit Board of Directors must have committed members. When members have a strong connection to your organization, magical things happen. Funding flows, policy is adopted, alliances are formed and your nonprofit mission is being realized. The process is a marathon and not a sprint. But start the race right with tools that will get your Board to the finish line. Learn how to encourage and inspire Board members. Learn how to craft job descriptions, manage reviews and create a culture of success. When your Board is working well and towards a goal they become champions!
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NOVEMBER 2016

ANA Workshop #75
GETTING MEDIA COVERAGE FOR YOUR EVENT
DATE: Tuesday, November 15, 2016
LOCATION: Phoenix Pride LGBT Center
801 N. 2nd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85003
COST: $39 per person

So you and your team, along with volunteers had worked hard for the past year to achieve the perfect fundraising event. The problem is that only those at the event will ever know anything about it! What can you do to engage the media in covering your event? Learn about pre-coverage, post coverage on on-site media ops. Learn about Save-The-Date communications and calendar notices that help the media plan coverage. The workshop will unlock some of the daunting paths to connecting with today’s media so that your event will get the coverage it deserves and get media attention that promotes your nonprofit and valuable sponsors.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

ANA Workshop #76
BUILDING BOARD CHAMPIONS
DATE: Wednesday, November 16, 2016
LOCATION: Blue Cross Blue Shield Administration Building 1
8220 N. 23rd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85021
COST: $39 per person

Your nonprofit Board of Directors must have committed members. When members have a strong connection to your organization, magical things happen. Funding flows, policy is adopted, alliances are formed and your nonprofit mission is being realized. The process is a marathon and not a sprint. But start the race right with tools that will get your Board to the finish line. Learn how to encourage and inspire Board members. Learn how to craft job descriptions, manage reviews and create a culture of success. When your Board is working well and towards a goal they become champions!
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!