Friday, May 17 (9:00 am – 12:00 pm) – Nonprofit Debrief of the Annual Labor Law Update with Dave Turner. Dave Turner of HR Direct will lead the group through a discussion of what new labor laws mean for nonprofits, including answering questions about how to bring your organization into compliance with new (or previously existing) labor laws.. $20 NorCAN members; $40 Non-members. Light breakfast included. Click here for details and to register.
Tuesday, May 21 (9:00 am – 11:00 am) - Funding Research Orientations - Free of Charge. This workshop will focus on how to use the resources available in the Humboldt Area Foundation’s Rooney Resource Center, which includes an orientation to the nonprofit library, how to conduct more effective searches with the Foundation Directory Online, and general information about foundation grants. HAF grant opportunities will also be discussed.
Monday, June 3 (12:00 pm – 1:30 pm) –Board Leadership Roundtable with Byrd Lochtie. June Topic: to be determined. Effective boards lead, delegate and inspire. This monthly session will give you the opportunity to meet other board members, as well as staff and community members, to share ideas about board development, roles and responsibilities. The roundtables are held the first Monday of the month; topics will be decided by the participants at the previous months’ meeting. Please bring a brown bag lunch and information on your organization's policies if possible. Coffee and tea are provided. $10 NorCAN members; $15 Non-members. Click here for more details and to register by May 31.
Friday, June 7 (8:30 am – 10:30 am) –Executive Director’s Quarterly Roundtable with Allan Katz. This quarterly roundtable will strengthen professional support networks for north coast executives. Dates for the quarterly roundtable include March 1, June 7, Sept 6, Dec 6. THIS CLASS IS CURRENTLY AT CAPACITY
Tuesday, June 11 (9:00 am – 12:00 pm) – Part 2: Building Your Fundraising Plan with Guiamar Hiegert. The second part of this fundraising class will assess fundraising plan that have developed and offer a chance for feedback. THIS CLASS IS CURRENTLY AT CAPACITY.
Tuesday, June 18 – Clinic for Nonprofit Sustainability with CompassPoint, Humboldt Area Foundation. $55 NorCAN members; $80 non-members. Click here for details and to register.
Wedensday, June 19 – Building Boards with CompassPoint in Del Norte County, $15 NorCAN members; $45 non-members. Click here for details and to register by June 14.
Wednesday, June 19 (5:00 pm – 7:00 pm) – NorCAN Nonprofit Networking Mixer. Please join NorCAN and your nonprofit colleagues at The Redwood Curtain Brewing Company for Pints for Nonprofits Night to connect and collaborate with your peers in a casual atmosphere. Let others know how you make our community a better place, the skills and resources you have to offer, and find out how others can help you. Half of the proceeds from the Pints for Nonprofits night ($1 from every beer sold) will be raffled to one of our membership organizations! Save the date! Free! Redwood Curtain Brewing Company, 550 South G St. #4, Arcata.
Tuesday, June 25 (9:00 am – 10:30 am) – Quarterly Nonprofit Technology Webinar Series: Social Media in 10 Easy Ways. Offered in collaboration with Idealware and facilitated by Andrea Barry, IdealWare Director of Partnerships and Learning. Join IdealWare for this walk through of the right tools to use, how they work, what’s worth doing, and how other organizations are using them. We’ll take the busy world of social media and boil it down to 10 steps you can start working with today. $30 NorCAN members; $40 Non-members. Click here for details and to register.
Wednesday, June 26 (8:30 am - 10:00 am) - Development Director's Roundtable - Free of Charge. The Development Director’s Roundtable will meet for discussion and peer support relating to professional fundraising and development topics including: developing a balanced fundraising program/plan, major donor programs, donor cultivation, planned giving, direct mail, events, working with a board of directors, data management, and more. Members of the group will provide topics and will utilize the experience of other group members to explore best practices in fundraising and development. Participation in this roundtable is by application or invitation only- THIS CLASS IS CURRENTLY AT CAPACITY.
Tuesday, July 16 (9:00 am – 4:00 pm) –Grantwriting Basics Workshop with Shelley Mitchell. This one day workshop will primarily address grants for nonprofits, community groups, agencies, schools, faith based organizations, or local government. It dose not address grant fudning for individuals or for-profit businesses. The training is recommended for individuals with little or no grantwriting experience. $75 NorCAN members; $95 Non-members. Click here for details and to register by July 11.
Tuesday, September 17 (9:00 am – 10:30 am) – Quarterly Nonprofit Technology Webinar Series: Getting Started with Mobile Outreach & Fundraising. Offered in collaboration with Idealware and facilitated by Andrea Barry, IdealWare Director of Partnerships and Learning. It’s easier than you might think to broadcast text messages to your supporters’ cell phones, to ask them to respond to a quick question, or even to ask them to donate right through their phone. We’ll talk through the principles, software packages, and best practices that can help. $30 NorCAN members; $40 Non-members. Click here for details and to register.
Tuesday, December 3 (9:00 am – 10:30 am) – Quarterly Nonprofit Technology Webinar Series: Choosing Collaboration Software. Offered in collaboration with Idealware and facilitated by Andrea Barry, IdealWare Director of Partnerships and Learning. There’s a plethora of options for groups who want to collaborate remotely: video conferencing, webinars, email discussion lists, social networks, project management tools, online communities, blogs, wikis, and more. We’ll walk through your choices for high level types of software, along with a few potential vendors for each type. $30 NorCAN members; $40 Non-members. Click here for details and to register.