Events and Workshops

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  • Center Events
  • Partner Events
  • Other Workshops
  • Recorded Webinars

Center for Non-Profits Events

The following courses are organized chronologically.

Webinar(Online Webinar)    In-person workshop(In-person Workshop or Seminar)   

 


The Ultimate Grant Proposal Blueprint, an eight week course Webinar

Date: May 23 - July 11 (with the ability to watch sessions at your own pace, on-demand)
Location: Your computer
Cost: $197 for Center members (email us for the code), $297 for non-members
Presenter: Maryn Boess, Founder, GrantsMagic U

Everything you need to dramatically uplevel your grantseeking success, no matter where you're starting out. An all-in-one, at-your-own-pace, on-your-own-schedule, at-your-own-desk, super-affordable video-based program.

Explore a strategic system, a proven roadmap, and a build-it-yourself toolkit loaded with checklists, planning guides, and fill-in-the-blanks templates to guide you step by step through putting shape and structure and clarity to your good ideas. Learn the deep psychology of making a powerful, persuasive presentation – right down to the specific words to use and the specific formulas for putting them together. Learn simple steps for organizing your ideas in a way that makes it easy for the right funder to catch your vision, become invested, and give you a confident and enthusiastic "yes!" With dozens of bonus resources to enrich and deepen your grants work that you’ll turn to over and over again.

Your enrollment gives you access to all 8 video sessions, more than 16 hours of high-quality training, with detailed handouts and resource materials. Because the course is pre-recorded and online, you (and your team!) can watch any session any time, again and again - at your convenience.

   Register



Breaking Up with Your Landlord  Webinar
A Non-Profit Guide to Navigating Your Rental Relationship

Date: Wednesday, June 1 | 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Your computer
Cost: Free
Presenter: Herbert Klein III, Chairman, and Cheri Hennessy Durst, Director, CollaborationCore

How much is your office truly costing you? When is the last time you calculated your actual monthly expenses? Before you sign a new lease locking you into costly square-footage or before you resign to another year of working from home with distractions, join us on a FREE webinar to discover the many ways New Jersey non-profits are lowering costs and looking more attractive to donors. In addition to saving money and stress, “sharing can also help organizations expand their reach if the collaboration occurs between groups with complimentary mission objectives,” according to a recent discussion in Grantspace’s Knowledge Base, of the Foundation Center.

   Register



Connect to Transit: Open the Door to Mobility Webinar

Date: Wednesday, June 15 | 3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Location: Your computer
Presenter: Louis A. Hoffman, Program Manager/Travel Instructor, NJTIP @ Rutgers
                    Karen Alexander, Managing Director, NJTIP @ Rutgers

Could improved access to transportation benefit your organization’s mission and community? Join this webinar to consider the challenges many New Jerseyans face. Staff members from NJTIP @ Rutgers will explore existing services and potential solutions.

The mission of NJTIP @ Rutgers is to increase the independence and self-sufficiency of people with disabilities, older adults - and others - by empowering them to use the public transit system safely and independently.

Webinar participants will learn about:

  • Connecting your staff, clients and volunteers to transit options
  • Accessible features on NJ TRANSIT buses, trains and light rail vehicles
  • How people with disabilities and older adult riders can get reduced fares
  • Tools to plan trips—over the phone and online
  • Benefits of training through NJTIP @ Rutgers
  • Additional transportation resources and local transit options
  • How your agency can be involved in Coordinated Human Service Transportation planning this year

Who should participate? If you serve and/or employ seniors, low income individuals or families, individuals with disabilities, or youth. Or if you work with any population who can benefit from increasing their scope of travel, this webinar will lay out a wide variety of options that can improve mobility and accessibility.

   Register




 

2016 Conference Save the Date

        Thank you to these Center friends who have already committed sponsorship for 2016!

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Palace at Somerset Park
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THANK YOU to everyone who made the 2015 Non-Profit Conference the biggest and best yet!!
Take a look back: view photos and other highlights.




Past Workshops and Webinars Browse recorded webinars of our past events!

Center Partner Events:


National Council of Nonprofits

Shared Online Webinars (Center members are entitled to Member rates, posted as available.)  


Non Profit Development Center SNJ

Bridging the Gap: NPO Succession Planning In-person workshop

Date: Thursday, June 16 | 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Hotel ML | 915 Route 73, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
Cost: $25

A night of education and networking that brings together local nonprofits making a positive impact and the young professionals who are anxious to support their efforts.

The program will feature a keynote speaker, Joseph W. Devine, President & CEO of Kennedy Health, and a group of panelists prepared to discuss issues with board members reaching retirement and highlight the benefits of getting involved in local nonprofits for the next generation. 

Register

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Please visit South Jersey Non-Profits' website for other upcoming events.

 


Idealware Webinar

Six Reasons Why Infographics Matter

Date: Thursday, June 2 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Your computer
Cost: Free

People love infographics—but should your nonprofit love them enough to create them? Join us as we discuss the role infographics play in a healthy communications mix. 

Register

 

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Visual Storytelling: The Complete Infographic Toolkit for Nonprofits, a four week course

A free introduction and information session on Six Reasons Why Infographics Matter will be held June 2. See above description or learn more.

Date: Wednesdays, June 8 - June 29 | 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. | in addition to class time, instructors will be available for individual discussion and will provide offline exercises
Location: Your computer
Cost: $145 for Center members (email us for the discount code), $180 for nonmembers

Infographics with attractive images and compelling data can reach a big audience. They give your data the power to rally support, inspire action, and drive impact. Tap into your data’s potential to create change with Visual Storytelling: The Complete Infographic Toolkit for Nonprofits.

Over four Wednesdays starting June 8, Idealware will help you see what kinds of data are best translated into infographics and find the stories hidden in the numbers. We’ll also walk you through the practical steps of creating and using your infographic and look at examples of how other organizations created successful infographics. And best of all, we’ll help you develop your own infographic that you can begin using right away.

By participating in this course you will:

  • Identify what you hope to accomplish with an infographic and the ways you want to use it.
  • Learn techniques for finding useful data—both public and within your own organization.
  • Learn how to translate your data into a compelling story.
  • Review tools that can help you create your infographic.
  • Consider visual techniques and strategies to display your information.
  • Walk through the practical considerations from concept to completion.
  • Explore the communications opportunities an infographic creates.
  • Walk away with a simple infographic you can use to help your organization start a conversation or promote a cause.

Registration, with individual course session descriptions.

 

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Webinar Surveys: How to Get Useful Feedback From Your Audience

Date: Tuesday, July 12 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Your computer
Cost: Free

Webinars are challenging—even for the most experienced presenters—because you can't read eye contact and body language to let you know what's working and what isn't. However, a well-designed post-training survey can provide valuable feedback that you can use to incrementally improve your online presentations.

Join us for a free session where we walk you through how to develop and analyze surveys for webinars. Over the course of the hour you'll learn what questions to ask and how to structure your questions to get insightful, actionable feedback. 

Register

 

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Webinars: Broadcast What Matters - How to Produce a Nonprofit Webinar, a four week course

A free introduction and information session on Webinar Surveys: How to Get Useful Feedback From Your Audience will be held July 12. See above description or learn more.

Date: Thursdays, July 21 - August 11 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. | in addition to class time, instructors will be available for individual discussion and will provide offline exercises
Location: Your computer
Cost: $145 for Center members (email us for the discount code), $180 for nonmembers

Webinars—seminars presented online rather than in person—can be the best way to reach a large audience in multiple time zones. However, it can be challenging to get the attention of your audience and keep it—especially with so many distractions at work and online.

For your webinars to be successful, you need techniques and tools designed to break through the typical webinar fatigue. Over four weeks, you’ll learn how to create engaging webinars that enjoy and appreciate. We’ll talk about the most effective ways to communicate in a webinar format; how to build in interactivity and facilitate participation; the tools you can use to develop, record, integrate, and distribute your webinar; how to market your webinar to encourage broad participation; and how to measure and interpret your webinar’s success.

By participating in this course you will:

  • Identify the times when a webinar is the right approach for your organization and your audience.
  • Learn what your viewers need to get from your webinar and how to reach them across various learning styles.
  • Get tips on how to make your webinars more interactive.
  • Review the latest tools for creating and managing your webinar.
  • Think through the logistical and technical considerations.
  • Discuss promotional strategies and best practices.
  • Learn about ways you can evaluate the effectiveness of your webinar.

Registration, with individual course session descriptions.

 

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For information on upcoming programs, please visit: Idealware Online Training.



 





Fairleigh Dickinson University Center for Excellence In-person workshop

4th Annual Conference for Women in Nonprofit Leadership
Making An Impact In A Changing World

Date: Thursday, May 19 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Wyndham Conference Center | 175 Park Avenue, Florham Park, NJ  07932
Cost: $150 - Sold out! Contact Katherine Desinger at 201-692-6500 or kdsing@fdu.edu to be added to the wait list.

View the agenda and register.

 



NJAMHAA Logo NJAMHAA IT Project

Social Media & the Internet for Healthcare Organizations In-person workshop
Comply with HIPPA

Date: Monday, May 23 | 8:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: RWJ Fitness & Wellness Center | 3100 Quakerbridge Road, Hamilton Township, NJ 08619
Cost: $50; Free for NJAMHAA members

This training includes a refresher on key HIPAA & HITECH privacy requirements with regard to employee-sponsored and personal use of social media in connection with patient protected health information (PHI). It covers the risks and benefits of using social media personally and for hospital purposes, appropriate use of the Internet, risks inherent in using e-mail to exchange information with patients or concerning patients, and best practices for maximizing these resources while safeguarding patient privacy. State law is also covered when an equivalent requirement is present under state statute or regulation. However, what we believe really sets the training apart is that factual stories and “use cases” are utilized to drive the education and make the requirements and changes easier for employees to understand and remember through association.

Register




CNJG logo  In-person workshop

2016 Spring Colloquium: A Conversation on the Social Sector

Date: Tuesday, May 24 | 10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: George Street Playhouse | 9 Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Cost: $60 - $95

Every other year, the Council brings together recognized thought leaders from both the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors for a conversation exploring topics of critical interest to the future of the social sector. The 2016 Spring Colloquium will consider the changing “public contract” and the growing expectations of the social sector. 

Register

 

 


NTEN

NTEN records and archive all of their webinars, and most of them have additional materials provided by the speakers. Just visit http://www.nten.org/events/past/webinar. Many of their archived webinars are free for NTEN Members. Topics include:

Center members can get a free introductory NTEN membership in 2014 (a $60+ value) - contact the Center right away!

See other NTEN Webinars: Check for current NTEN Sessions


ReadyTalk

Recorded Webinar Library

Check out Archived ReadyTalk Webinars on topics like:

  • Being Green
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations (PR)
  • Professional Development

Archives are FREE and can be shared with everyone in your organization and on your board.

For current Webinars: Details and registration

ReadyTalk

View all of Readytalk's recorded trainings!



Unemployment Services Trust logo Webinar

 

5 Most Costly Unemployment Pitfalls for Nonprofits

Date: On Demand
Location: Your computer
Cost: FREE

With $38 million in potential unemployment cost liability mitigated last year for over 2,000 nonprofits, many nonprofits are overpaying for unemployment insurance and the related costs.  This short 30-minute webinar identifies the five most hazardous unemployment pitfalls that could be costing your nonprofit thousands of dollars.  Participants will learn how to readily combat future unemployment overpayments and how to stay HR compliant. This webinar will be most beneficial for nonprofits with 10 or more employees.  Watch on-demand at www.ChooseUST.org/webinars.

Other Workshops and Conferences

The following events are listed chronologically by when they occur. This list is updated frequently, so check back often!


 

The Nonprofit Center at La Salle University's School of Business In-person workshop
Various Trainings

Dates: Ongoing
Location:  1900 W. Olney Avenue, Philadelphia, PA  19141
Cost: $20 - $159

Training topics include leadership, fundraising, grantwriting, social media optimization, effective governance, and financial management.  Check out their complete list of events for details.





Creative New Jersey In-person workshop

Statewide Call to Collaboration

Date: Friday, May 20, 2016 | 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Foundation for Educational Administration | 2 Centre Drive, Monroe Township, NJ 08831
Cost: Free

This fifth annual event will explore how can we, as Creative New Jerseyeans, work together to strengthen and leverage this network - regionally and around the state - to cultivate a thriving, inclusive and creative New Jersey.

There will also be "speed dating" where participants will get a quick snapshot not only about what is happening in other communities, but also real-world examples of how innovative thinkers like you are building partnerships, using collaboration, and creating collective impact, in areas such as:

  • Building connections between the leaders of today and tomorrow
  • Leveraging tourism and transit opportunities to strengthen community
  • Entrepreneurial training addressing recidivism through creative partnering
  • Creative collaborations in disaster relief and recovery
  • Building and mobilizing citizen-media relationships

Register




New Jersey Alliance for Children, Youth and Families In-person workshop

Annual Conference: Change, Challenge, Opportunity

Date: Friday, May 20, 2016 | 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Rutgers University Livingston Student Center | 84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Cost: $60 - $150

This year's conference will focus on helping NJACYF members meet the challenges that come along with changing and to take advantage of all of the opportunities available to help children, youth and families. 

Register




William Paterson University In-person workshop

10th Annual Faith Based Non-Profit Banquet

Date: Friday, May 20, 2016 | 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: William Paterson University | 1600 Valley Road, Wayne, NJ 07470
Cost: $10 - $20

Come join us for the 10th annual Faith-Based Non-Profit Management Symposium to learn strategies for incorporating social enterprise into your non-profit mission ensuring your organization's long-term sustainability. Panel Discussions will include, Immigration, GED completion - Adult Literacy, Welfare to Work, and Re-Entry Population.

Register




Somerset County Business Partnership In-person workshop

Protecting Your Best Kept Secret: Donor Database Security

Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 | 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Location: Hillsborough Library | Hillsborough Municipal Complex 379 South Branch Road, Hillsborough, NJ 08844
Cost: $0 - $20

This educational breakfast will make nonprofits aware and engaged regarding the ongoing and increasing number of threats to theirs and their clients’ data. Experts in Donor Management Software, Insurance, and Cyber Security will discuss what your nonprofit organization needs to do now to mitigate the threats and minimize your vulnerability.

Register




Union County Nonprofit Consortium Networking Conference In-person workshop
Doing Good Better

Date: Thursday, May 26, 2016 | 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Suburban Golf Club | 1730 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ  07083
Cost: $40

A few years ago, a group of executive directors started meeting for breakfast once a month.  We share our concerns and offer each other support. 

Our Mission:  The common good of vital services to Union County citizens can best be maintained through a strong system of Union County social service agencies who covenant:

  • To build capacity
  • To build collaboration
  • To assure continuity of a vibrant and responsive social service system.

In order for this group to have sustained value, we focused on including others and thought a full day conference would be a great way to engage our colleagues.  We sent a survey out to discover what our Union County colleagues felt were some of the key issues. The workshops, networking, and resource booths are in response.

We hope to meet you at the Networking Conference.

Register




Grant Thornton In-person workshop

Effective Strategies and Responsibilities for Not-for-Profit & Higher Education Organizations

Date: Thursday, June 2, 2016 | 8:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Location: Grant Thornton LLP | 186 Wood Avenue South, 4th Floor, Iselin, NJ 08830
Cost: Free

Not-for-Profit and Higher Education organizations face significant challenges in addressing a broad array of operational and regulatory issues. Understanding these important matters, and applying best practices to protect your reputation and the fulfillment of your fiduciary responsibilities is critical. Please join us for this exclusive event for Senior Executives, Board and Audit Committee Members, and Controllers of Not-for-Profit and Higher Education organizations.

Register

 



Institute for Mindful Leadership In-person workshop

Leading Differently: The Power of a Purposeful Pause©
A Two Day Non-Residential Retreat

Date: June 2-3, 2016 | 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Hilton Garden Inn of Wayne | 15 Nevins Road, Wayne, NJ 07470
Cost: $549; $100 with scholarship to Center members (limited quantity available)

Enhance your ability to lead - and live - with excellence through mindfulness meditation and practical applications. Pull away from the constant pressure and challenges to learn to be focused, clear, creative, and compassionate in your leadership.   

The Institute for Mindful Leadership, is offering fellow Center for Non-Profits members a limited number of scholarships at $100 (80% discount!) to attend this retreat.  Take advantage of this unique opportunity and generous offer to expand your leadership skills.  

Register. Request a scholarship.

Thank you to the Institute for Mindful Leadership for this generous offer to Center members! 

 


Support Center | Partnership in Philanthropy In-person workshop

Fiscal Management for Non Financial Staff and Volunteers

Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2016 | 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: 42 Broadway, 20th Floor, New York, NY 10004
Cost: $90 - $215

Numbers really do tell a story if you know how to truly read a spreadsheet or general ledger report. Do you sometimes stare at the rows and columns and wonder what you might be missing?  Does reviewing the audit make you nervous?

This full day session will make fiscal management easier and infinitely more enjoyable. Using actual examples of financial reports we will break the code and elicit the real story behind the numbers. This session will also get you ready for that next grant or board meeting by allowing you to translate program/agency strategies into meaningful fiscal language. No previous financial experience needed for this highly interactive session

Register




GrantStation Forum on Philanthropy In-person workshop

Innovations 2016

Date: Monday, June 13, 2016 | 8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Location: NYU Kimmel Center | Rosenthal Pavilion, 60 Washington Square South, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10012
Cost: $600 - $650; $400 for Center members (email us for the member registration link)
          $150 - $300 Webcast tickets also avilable

Innovations 2016, A GrantStation Forum on Philanthropy, will explore bold approaches to grantmaking and other social investments, and dynamic ideas to transform your vision, accelerate your timeline and amplify your impact. The forum will present case studies of the new philanthropy and help clarify the language that surrounds it.

The daylong event combines thought-provoking conversations and 5-minute Ignite Talks with time for networking with colleagues. Learn from and collaborate with foundation, corporate and nonprofit visionaries to discuss the most transformative innovations shaping philanthropy. Join the conversation at this exciting one-day Forum in the heart of Greenwich Village.

Learn More. Register.

Thank you to the GrantStation for this generous discounted offer to Center members! 

 

Princeton Area Community Foundation In-person workshop

Storytelling 2.0

Date: Thursday, June 16, 2016 | 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Location: Greenacres Country Club | 2170 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Cost: Free (thanks to Boden, Perlman, Salisbury, & Kelly)

If you attended Andy Goodman’s workshop, “Change the Story, Change the World” last May, this is your opportunity to go deeper into the craft of storytelling. (And even if you didn’t attend, Andy will begin this year’s session with a brief refresher to bring you up to speed quickly.)

Learn more about “The 7 Distinguishing Characteristics of Dramatic Narrative”; learn how to avoid “The 10 Most Common Mistakes in Nonprofit Storytelling”; and find out how to conduct interviews that elicit the whole story.

Register




New Jersey Foundation for Aging In-person workshop

18th Annual Conference

Date: Thursday, June 30, 2016 | 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Crowne Plaza | 390 Forsgate Road, Jamesburg, NJ 08831
Cost: $80

The goal of this conference is to provide educational opportunities for professionals in the aging network, to advance new approaches for serving seniors and professional ethics in order to enhance quality services, and to promote healthy life style choices.

Register



Council on Accreditation In-person workshop

The Power of Collaboration

Date: July 17 - 19, 2016
Location: Waldorf-Astoria | 301 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10022
Cost: $345 - $800

COA's 2016 Conference will serve as a collaborative forum for leaders in the human services field to learn and be inspired through the sharing of wisdom, insights, struggles, and successes. In three action-packed days you will hear from topnotch presenters during topical keynote presentations, facilitated roundtables, interactive panel discussions and workshops; meet with hundreds of colleagues who have the same challenges you're facing; and explore the magic of New York City in the summertime.

Learn More. Register.




TopNonprofits In-person workshop

Purpose Meets Profit

Date: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: International High School | 200 Grand Street, Paterson, NJ 07501
Cost: $99 - $137

When business, philanthropy, and social enterprises join forces for good, amazing things can happen.  Whether it's turning a profit, raising donations, boosting awareness or enacting social change, cross-sector partnerships are more powerful than tackling these objectives alone.  

Purpose Meets Profit  is a day of learning how to...

  • Identify Promising Strategic Partnerships
  • Avoid Common Pitfalls
  • Create a Business Value Proposition
  • Effectively Market Your Partnership
  • Build Long Lasting Relationships 

Learn More. Register.

 

 

 

Recorded Webinars

Available for $20 for Center Members; $40 for non-Members, unless stated otherwise. If you are interested in purchasing on-demand access to a webinar, please call (732)227-0800 or email us at center@njnonprofits.org


5 Ways to Create Engaging Communications

Presenter: Jesse Park, Executive Vice President, Action Graphics
Cost: $20 for Center members; $40 for non-members

This workshop will explored proven tactics to help organizations make a deeper impact and build strong relationships with both their constituents and potential/existing donors. If you are looking at simple, actionable ways to increase your fundraising or marketing/communications you will not want to miss this webinar.  Great for anyone involved in development, communications, or marketing for their organization.

This webinar took place on July 14, 2015. Email us to gain access to the webinar.



The OMB Uniform Guidance: How New Government Grants Reforms Can Benefit Your Organization
Center Members ONLY - FREE (email the Center for recording)

Did you know that the federal government now mandates that nonprofits must be reimbursed for some or all of their indirect costs (e.g., lights, rent, administrative support, etc.) when performing services for governments at all levels – local, state, federal – when federal funds are being used (either directly or via state or local ‘pass through’ agencies)?

The Center for Non-Profits and the National Council of Nonprofits presented a webinar to provide the most recent information about these changes and how your organization can start taking advantage of them. 

The session featured National Council of Nonprofits' Policy Specialist Beth Bowsky and Vice President for Public Policy David L. Thompson, two of the nation's top experts and leading non-profit advocacy voices on the issue.

Topics discussed:

  • What the major changes in the OMB Uniform Guidance are that will affect your organization;
  • What your organization needs to do to take advantage of and comply with the new rules;
  • What you can do to ensure state and local governments implement the changes as OMB intended.

Center members, order this special insider's look at what the new OMB Uniform Guidance will mean for your organization's government contracting work, and how we can work together to build on the promise of the new guidance.

This webinar took place on May 5, 2015. Email us to gain access to the webinar.  




New Jersey Non-Profit Policy Update

Presenters: Linda M. Czipo, Executive Director, Center for Non-Profits, and Tim Delaney, President and CEO, National Council of Nonprofits.
Cost: FREE for current Center members; $20 for non-members

CapitolNJ Statehouse

Learn the latest about key federal and state issues affecting non-profits, and what they mean to your organization. We’ll cover pending legislation, emerging trends, and much more in this hour-long webinar. Weigh in with your thoughts and questions!

This webinar took place on Wednesday, June 11, 2014. If you are interested in purchasing on-demand access to this webinar, please call (732)227-0800 or email us at center@njnonprofits.org


Managing Volunteers' Accident And Liability Risks

Presenter: William HenryExecutive Director, Volunteers Insurance Service Association 
Cost: FREE!

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Accidents or charges of liability  involving volunteers not only cause physical harm, they also are distraction, can damage staff and volunteer morale, hurt the organization’s reputation, and increase insurance costs. Learn how to identify your own risks, and manage them in a way that will work even as staff and volunteers come and go.  

Learn how to: 

  • Recognize common risks arising out of volunteer involvement in a nonprofit organization;
  • Identify risk exposure specific to your own organization;
  • Develop practical ways to minimize your organization’s risk and respond when incidents occur;
  • Implement a risk management system that allows everyone in the organization to know what to do, and not have to improvise.

This webinar took place on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. If you are interested in obtaining FREE on-demand access to this webinar, please call (732)227-0800 or email us at center@njnonprofits.org


10 Ways to Integrate Your Communications

Presenter: Andrea Berry, Director of Partnerships and Learning, Idealware
Cost: FREE!

You know that you should integrate your communications, but how do you get started? How do you take different channels with different audiences and allow them to shine individually while creating a cohesive voice for your organization? Let us help you with 10 steps that can get you going in the right direction. 

When Idealware released A Practical Guide to Integrated Communications: A Workbook for Nonprofits, they recognized that integrated communications is a dense, often confusing subject, which requires a little extra time upfront to get moving in the right direction. In this class, they reviewed ten of the most straightforward, 'bang for the buck' steps you can take to start making your communications work together for the biggest impact.

This webinar took place on Thursday, March 6, 2014. Download the free recording here!


Made to be Modern: Current Trends in Websites

Presenter: Laura Quinn, Executive Director, Idealware
Cost: FREE!

Your website is frequently the first impression you make on your constituents. If it was designed before the days of smartphones, or especially if it was designed before the prevalence of wireless internet, you could have some work ahead if you want to make that impression a lasting one. Luckily, you don't always need to start from scratch. There are a few small changes you can make to give your website relevance in 2014.

This webinar took place on Thursday, January 16, 2014. Download the free recording here!


Making Sense of the Affordable Care Act

Presenter: M Employee Benefits with Alden Bianchi, Esq., Mintz Levin
Cost: FREE!

This webinar featured guest speaker Alden Bianchi, Esq. Alden specializes in health care reform and was part of the team that wrote the Massachusetts healthcare law. Focusing on 50+ employers, Alden discussed some of the specific rules and regulations pertaining to the Affordable Care Act, and helped employers understand their part in providing healthcare to their employees.

M Employee Benefits is a preferred vendor of the Center of Non-Profits. M Employee Benefits offers a broad range of health insurance plan designs and funding alternatives, including fully insured or partially self-insured medical plans, as well as consumer-driven plans.

This webinar took place on Tuesday, January 21, 2014. If you are interested in obtaining FREE on-demand access to this webinar, please call (732)227-0800 or email us at center@njnonprofits.org


Building the Board of Your Dreams

Presenter: Yvette MurryPrincipal, YRM Consulting and Board member, Center for Non-Profits
Cost: $20 Center members; $40 non-members

Strategically 'building' the perfect board for your organization requires preparation and focus. Clarity in the identification and recruitment process, consistent standards for vetting candidates and effective orientation and training are critical to the process. Then, retaining the right board members leads to consistency and the benefit of accumulated knowledge and experience. Easier said than done, so join this Webinar to help you solidify your organization's board development.

This webinar took place on Thursday, January 9, 2014. If you are interested in purchasing on-demand access to this webinar, please call (732)227-0800 or email us at center@njnonprofits.org


Knowing Where to Start with Social Media Communications

Presenter: Barbara Heisler, Founder, Organizations By Design and former Board member, Center for Non-Profits
Cost: $20 Center members; $40 non-members

For all of those folks who say, "I don't use social networking. What would I use it for?" This one-hour session is for YOU. Come and ask all of the questions you wanted to ask. There is no harm in saying you don't know how to use social media, but after this session you will have a place to start.

This webinar took place on Thursday, February 21, 2013. If you are interested in purchasing on-demand access to this webinar, please call (732)227-0800 or email us at center@njnonprofits.org


Non-Profit Space Exploration: Owning, Financing, Renting, or Sharing?

Presenter: Keith Timko, Director & CEO, Build With Purpose and Board member, Center for Non-Profits
Cost: Free for Center members; $20 non-members

This one-hour Webinar explores creative facility options for non-profits, such as:

  • The benefits of owning versus renting
  • Renegotiating a lease
  • Sharing space with another nonprofit
  • Qualifying for financing and subsidies to buy a building or expand your facility
  • Strategies for facility decision making and more!

This webinar took place on Tuesday, January 22, 2013. If you are interested in purchasing on-demand access to this webinar, please call (732)227-0800 or email us at center@njnonprofits.org

 

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