Workshops

 

 

JULY 2015 WORKSHOPS

 

 

ANA Workshop #31

HOW TO COMMUNICATE WITH DONORS

DATE:  Wednesday, July 8, 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
8COST: $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.

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ANA Workshop #32

SOCIAL MEDIA INSIDER:  LINKEDIN

DATE:  Thursday, July 9, 2015
TIME:  Check In   9:00am  |    Workshop   9:30am – 11:30am
Franciscan Renewal Center – The Casa    5802 E. Lincoln Drive • Scottsdale, AZ  85253
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!

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ANA Workshop #33

WHAT CORPORATE SPONSORS REALLY WANT

DATE: Tuesday, July 14, 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

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.

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ANA Workshop #34

THRIFT SHOP CONFESSIONS

DATE: Wednesday, July 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

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.

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ANA Workshop #35

SECRETS BEHIND AN AMAZING AUCTION

DATE: Thursday, July 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.

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ANA Workshop #36

SOCIAL MEDIA INSIDER:  TWITTER

DATE: Tuesday, July 21, 2015
TIME:  Check In   9:00am  |    Workshop   9:30am – 11:30am
LOCATION:   TBD
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 talking about.

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ANA Workshop #37

HOW TO ORGANIZE A COMMUNITY WALK

DATE: Wednesday, July 22, 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

Walks have become a great community activity that engages donors, sponsors, clients, staff and funders.  It can also be a media magnet as well as a superb way to get your message out.  However, working on a massive scale with potentially thousands of eager volunteers can be risky.  Get specific details on how to manage a community walk for maximum exposure and limited risk.  Panelists will include experts who have conducted their own community walks.  Learn how to take your message to the street!

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ANA Workshop #39

MILLENNIALS:  YOUR NEXT DONOR BASE & HOW TO CONNECT WITH THEM

DATE: Wednesday, July 29, 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

If you are exasperated by the Millennial Generation then stop your head-shaking and take this workshop.  Millennial’s have more donor power than ever and connect differently than any other group.  Learn what the Millennial Generation is looking for, how to communicate with them and build relationships.  The online culture of this donor group is growing more powerful by the day, but most nonprofits are not connecting with this huge resource.  Learn from our Social Media Insider, David Romako of Bright Brothers Strategy Group. He will take us through the profile of this generation, what they are interested in and how they respond to a Call to Action.

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