- Creating Space to Create Change, a workshop and
leadership development experience facilitated by Kim Tran & Darren Arquero
of the Haas Institute for a Fair & Inclusive Society
- Celebration of Libby Maynard of Ink
People Center for the Arts, recipient of NorCAN's 2016 Nonprofit Leader
- Networking Session
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This fundraising certificate program, offered by Humboldt
State University's Office of eLearning and Extended
Education, is focused on meeting the needs of small to mid-sized
rural nonprofits. Beginning this year all courses will be offered online!
These online courses will help
participants develop a more comprehensive view of nonprofit fundraising,
explore principles of fundraising, case statements, fundraising strategies,
donor development and engagement, annual campaigns, major gift campaigns, and
This program has been registered and
approved by Certified Fund Raising Executives International (CFRE)
and each course qualifies for 8 CEUs (32 for all four courses) that can be used
toward initial certification and recertification for the CFRE credential, the
global standard for the fundraising profession.
Click here for more information about
- Foundations for Fundraising: August 22 - September 16
- Tools for Annual Giving: September 19 - October 14
- Tools for Big Gifts: October 17 - November 11
- The People: November 14 - December 9
Workshops & Events
NorCAN now offers
over 20 workshops and events annually, covering a wide range of nonprofit
issues, ranging from grantwriting basics and introduction to board service to
capacity building and leadership development. Please look below for
information and links to register.
All events are held at the Humboldt Area Foundation
Community Center, unless otherwise stated.
Thursday, August 23 - August 25 (3-part course) – Strategic Software
Selection. In any software category there are
likely to be dozens of options. How do nonprofits choose the right one for
them? Over three days in August Idealware will show nonprofit leaders and IT
staff how to evaluate the contenders and select the system that best matches
their needs. $120; $95 NorCAN Members with Discount Code NorCAN2016.
More information and registration link coming soon! For questions, contact Dan
or (207) 613-7395.
Tuesdays, September 20 - October 25
(6-part course) – The Nonprofit Social Media Success Toolkit. Over six weeks Idealware will show you not just how to be
on social media, but on how to be successful at social media. We'll explore
using social media for branding, deep engagement, and integrated campaigns, and
discuss how to measure social media impact. This course will also walk you
through creating a social media policy. $250; $200 NorCAN Members with Discount
Code NorCAN2016. More information and registration link coming soon! For
questions, contact Dan Rivas at
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
(5:30-7pm) – Fortuna
Board Leadership Roundtable with Bobbie Good Difficult Conversations/
Conversaciones Dificiles Este evento tendrá interpretación al español We'll discuss tools for approaching difficult conversations
with integrity, how to be ready if they are spontaneous or planned, and how to
create a board culture where difficult conversations are welcome and
productive./ En esta sesión vamos a discutir herramientas pada acercarse a
las conversaciones difíciles con honradez, como estar listo sin importar si
están planeadas o espontáneas, y cómo crear una cultura dentro de la junta
donde las conversaciones difíciles son bienvenida y productiva.$10
NorCAN Member; $15 Not-Yet Members; $5 scholarships available (call us for
more info)/ $10 miembros de NorCAN; $15 por los que no son miembros de
NorCAN. $5 están disponibles (Hay que llamar por más información) More
Details/Mas información aquí
Friday, September 30, 2016
(8:30-12pm) – NorCAN Bi-annual Leadership Breakfast at the Bear River Casino & Hotel
in the Tish- Non Ballroom (Loleta), Connect, Grow, and Plan as Leaders.
The event features a dynamic leadership development workshop Creating Space to
Create Change, facilitated by Kim Tran and Daren Arquero of the Haas Institute for A Fair &
Inclusive Society. We'll also celebrate Libby Maynard of Ink People
Center for the Artsp NorCAN's 2016 Nonprofit Leader Achievement Award Honoree.
Registration is $30 for NorCAN member or $50 for Not Yet Members. Click here for details and to register .
Tuesdays, November 1 - December 6
(5-part course) – Using Data to Transform Your Organization: A Nonprofit
Toolkit. This five-part course gives your
nonprofit the information it needs to ask the right questions, gather essential
data, and analyze the results. Idealware will show you where you can find
important organizational data and review storage options, as well as how to think
about, measure, and present data to others. $215; $170 NorCAN Members with
Discount Code NorCAN2016. More information and registration link coming
soon! For questions, contact Dan Rivas at
Thursday, November 10 (9am - 4pm) – Grantwriting Basics with Carol Vander Meer. This one-day workshop will primarily address grants for
nonprofits, community groups, agencies, schools, faith-based organizations, and
local government. It does not address grant funding for individuals or
for-profit businesses. This training is recommended for individuals with little
or no grantwriting experience. $85 NorCAN Members; $105 Not Yet Members.
Coffee, tea, and water will be provided. This workshop will allow an hour for
lunch. Refrigerator space and kitchen use are available for those who wish to
bring their own food. Click here for details and to register.
Tuesdays, November 29 - December 13
(3-part course) – Low-Cost Techniques That Can Transform Programs. Technology can help you deliver more information to more
people for less money, but only if you have the right tools and understand how
to use them. this three-week course will provide an overall framework for
thinking about when technology can help - and when it can't. $120; $95 NorCAN
Members with Discount Code NorCAN2016. More information and registration
link coming soon! For questions, contact Dan Rivas at
or (207) 613-7395.