NCompass Live: Rising to the Challenge: Using the Aspen Institute Report and Action Guide for Strategic Planning (Nebraska Library Commission)
The Aspen Institute Dialogue on Public Libraries report Rising to the Challenge: Re-Envisioning Public Libraries and its companion Action Guide can be powerful tools for libraries as we seek to leverage our position as a trusted community resource to forge new partnerships for achieving community goals. Learn how one small public library used the Aspen Report in its strategic planning process to develop a dynamic new road map for community success.
Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
This class will teach you the basics of providing consumer health information at your library, from the health reference interview and planning your own health program, to free health resources from the National Library of Medicine and other trustworthy sources.
Nonprofit Marketing That Works (Network for Good)
At this free virtual conference, you’ll gain insight and expertise from some of the top minds in the nonprofit community through four back-to-back live streamed webinars. Register now to learn the latest best practices that can make the most effective use of your time and money! This is the community that shares your passion.
Federal Government Resources for K-8 (North Dakota State Library)
Federal agencies produce a wide range of kid-friendly information. Learn about the material available for use in your classroom or program, especially in the sciences and history. Note that unlike state documents, almost all of the federal resources are web-based.
Build Staff Buy-In for Volunteer Engagement (VolunteerMatch)
Often attitudes and fears of our co-workers prevent us from expanding the work that volunteers do. But, if you’ve never worked with volunteers before, it can be scary. In this webinar we’ll discuss strategies for working with paid staff to engage volunteers. We’ll cover what you can do to alleviate some of those fears, strategies for working within a Union environment, and how you can train and support your coworkers as they become responsible for managing volunteers.
Bootstrap Fundraising – Launching a Development Program (nonprofit hub)
“If you build it, they will come” is completely appropriate for the fundraising world. Starting or re-launching a fundraising program can be daunting and discouraging. If you focus on infrastructure and process first, you’ll find that fundraising will become far easier. Join this webinar to learn the key steps you should take to be successful in building out your development efforts and pitfalls you could face along the way.
Introduction to Fundraising Planning (Grantspace)
Does your organization need help directing its fundraising efforts? Planning focuses your organization by setting fundraising priorities and helps give staff and board members a roadmap to success. This introductory class will provide you the basic steps for developing a fundraising plan.
How to Stand Out From the Crowd in Online Grant Applications (Charity HowTo)
In this webinar, we will address how to create a concise, compelling and competitive application for online grant application scenarios. We will look at specific examples for tips that make reviewing your online grant proposal easier for reviewers. We will also explain how to avoid losing the power of your story when your application is broken up across numerous fields.