Workshops

 

 

APRIL 2015 WORKSHOPS

 

ANA Workshop #21

WHAT CORPORATE SPONSORS REALLY WANT

 
DATE: Wednesday, April 29, 2015
TIME:  Check In   9:00am  |   Workshop   9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: National Bank of Arizona Conference Center
6001 N 24th Street, Phoenix, AZ  85016
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.   Panelists include Katie Campana of Wells Fargo, Laura McBride of APS and RJ Muller of Cox Charities.

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MAY 2015 WORKSHOPS

ANA Workshop #22

SECRETS OF THE HEART BALL

 
DATE: Wednesday, May 6, 2015
TIME:  Check In   9:00am  |   Workshop   9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: National Bank of Arizona Conference Center
6001 N 24th Street, Phoenix, AZ  85016
COST: $39 per person
 

Phoenix is home to one of the most successful black-tie social events in the nation.  Since 1959, the Phoenix Heart Ball and its generous donors have raised more than $30 million to fight heart disease and stroke in our community.  Each year the Heart Ball captivates the social scene and makes lots of money while doing it.  So what is the secret to more than 50 years of Heart Ball success?  How does the Heart Ball power house, with 90 women on its committee, operate and steward such a major impact in the fundraising community?  Learn from three past Heart Ball Chairs and get their insight into the state’s most successful black-tie event year after year.

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ANA Workshop #23

HOW TO COMMUNICATE WITH DONORS

 
DATE:  Tuesday, May 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
 

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.  This workshop is taught by Arizona Nonprofit Founder, Julia C. Patrick.

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ANA Workshop #25

DEVELOPING AND MANAGING AN INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

 
DATE: Tuesday, May 26, 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
 

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.

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JUNE 2015 WORKSHOPS

 

ANA Workshop #26

HOW TO LEASE SPACE FOR A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION

 
DATE: Wednesday, June 3, 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
 
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.

 

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ANA Workshop #27

HOW TO WRITE A PRESS RELEASE

 
DATE: Tuesday, June 9, 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
 

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.

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ANA Workshop #28

HOW TO LAUNCH A MAJOR CAMPAIGN

 
DATE:  Thursday, June 18, 2015
TIME:  Check In   9:00am  |   Workshop   9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: Arizona Small Business Association
4600 W. Washington, Suite 340, Phoenix, AZ 85034
COST: $39 per person
 
Your board, staff and leadership are ready to launch a new campaign.  You have set your sights on a new effort, a major achievement and this singular campaign will have tremendous impact on your nonprofit.  But, are all your processes in place, have you set goals and put into place the milestones that need to be reached?  Before you launch your major campaign learn how to structure this undertaking so that your results are in view.  Get realistic approaches to time frames, managing tasks and setting goals. Learn from expert fundraiser and campaign strategist Rachel Oesterle. 
 
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ANA Workshop #29

MARKETING MATERIAL MUSTS FOR NONPROFITS

 
DATE: Tuesday, June 30, 2015
TIME:  Check In   9:00am  |  Workshop   9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION: Arizona Small Business Association
4600 W. Washington, Suite 340, Phoenix, AZ 85034
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.

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