Better Nonprofit Management Training Series

Join the more than 3,000 professionals who have participated in our training series.

We draw a diverse, dynamic mix of participants including executive directors, managers, staff, board members and volunteers from both large and small nonprofits and institutions.
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Nov / 30 / 2017
Become a Power Presenter Learn to be a powerful presenter. Using a theater-derived approach and practical “on-your-feet” exercises, this workshop will give you the tools required to engage your audience with warmth, confidence and clarity.
Jan / 18 / 2018
The Road to an Effective Grant Proposal: Corporation and Foundation Grant Writing Writing an effective grant is all about connecting the dots: what is the funder seeking and how do I  demonstrate my organization’s link to their specific interests? Learn to write a compelling and competitive grant in this lively and fun introduction to nonprofit grant writing. 
Jan / 25 / 2018
Beyond Diversity to Inclusion How do organizations create an environment where people feel they can actively participate, where their contributions are respected and valued? This workshop is about taking that next step toward moving beyond the individualism of diversity to the systemic and cultural change needed to build inclusive organizations.
Feb / 13 / 2018
Effective Supervision: Creating a Culture of Mutual Respect (Feb) Effective supervision contributes directly to mission effectiveness for your nonprofit. It is critical to maintaining a productive staff in the face of shifting and competing priorities. Strong supervision creates a culture of mutual respect in which employees and supervisors communicate regularly and clearly about job-related expectations, tasks and overall performance.
Feb / 27 / 2018
Customer Service: Getting It Right Every Time This innovative and highly participatory workshop offers organizations a suite of tools that support the success of their staff while simultaneously exceeding their client’s expectations. Using the main principles of improvisational and traditional theater—presentation, positivity, and “making offers”—you can build a robust customer service program that directly integrates into the core mission of your organization.
Mar / 8 / 2018
Fund Development: Donor-Centered Stewardship and Fundraising Fundraising succeeds on knowing our donors well. This workshop emphasizes a donor-centered approach to strengthening a successful nonprofit development program.
Mar / 15 / 2018
Effective Supervision: Creating a Culture of Mutual Respect (Mar) Effective supervision contributes directly to mission effectiveness for your nonprofit. It is critical to maintaining a productive staff in the face of shifting and competing priorities. Strong supervision creates a culture of mutual respect in which employees and supervisors communicate regularly and clearly about job-related expectations, tasks and overall performance.
Apr / 12 / 2018
Moving Beyond Inclusion: Equity Matters We must have the hard conversations that shift the culture of organizations to develop racial justice and equity as core values. How can organizations make the commitments and investments to these internal changes, to be more aligned with outwardly stated goals of working for social change? This workshop invites leaders to develop practices that transform organizations into partners with the communities in which they work and serve.
Apr / 26 / 2018
Managing Chronic Tensions in Your Organization This workshop will explore one of the fundamental roles of nonprofit leaders and managers—holding tensions in ways that are creative, constructive, and ultimately contribute to organizational growth and development. 
May / 3 / 2018
Fund Development: Cultivation and Solicitation A successful fundraising program is as much about knowing your donors as it is about achieving financial goals. Join Anne Peyton, CFRE and Jenn Hayslett for an interactive and engaging day of practice in “listening the gift” and the “art of the ask.” You will learn best practices and develop the skills involved in donor-centered fundraising conversations.

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