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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 special events.

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 the program.

 

 

NorcAN 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, March 5 (9am - 3:30pm) – Grantwriting Basics Workshop with Shelley Mitchell. This one day workshop will primarily address grants for nonprofits, community groups, agencies, schools, faith-based organizations, and local government. The training is recommended for individuals with little or no grantwriting experience. $85 NorCAN Members; $105 Non-Members. RSVP by April 10th. Coffee, tea, snacks, and lunch provided. This event will be held at the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center, 921 Waterfront Drive, Eureka. Click here for details and to register. This event is full! Please call (707) 267-9916 to be placed on the waitlist.

 

Thursday, March 12 (1pm - 2pm EST)10 #SocialMedia Tactics to Do More with Less. FREE! In the early days of social media, most people jumped in and tried to figure it out for themselves, usually by posting anything and everything. Now, many organizations dedicate massive budgets to sophisticated campaigns, an approach that's beyond the reach of most small nonprofits. But just because you don't have a big budget doesn't mean you can't be strategically savvy about how you use social media. Join Ideaware for this FREE hour-long webinar to review a few low-cost, low-stress tips and tools that can help you take your social media efforts to the next level. Click here for details and to register

 

Wednesdays, March 18 - April 1 (1pm - 2:30pm EST)Jumpstart Your Social Media Strategy. Is your presence on social media making a difference? It can. Join NorCAN and Idealware for this three-week course that will help you develop best practices that turn "likes" into a stronger voice, more donations, and activism that makes an impact. Guided by expert trainer Chris Tuttle, you'll learn how to develop your brand, deepen engagement, plan your content, establish sound policies, and measure your success. $95; $85 for NorCAN Members. Click here for details and to register

 

Thursday, March 19 (1pm - 2:30pm EST)Visualizing Your Data Through Dashboards. Your senior staff and board of directors can benefit from the ability to view high level metrics for your organization, but it's not obvious how to easily pull such a thing together. Join NorCAN and Idealware for this webinar that will outline what has worked for other organizations to define the metrics that should be tracked, strategies for compiling data from different systems, and then possibilities for putting it al together into a visual dashboard. $40; $34 for NorCAN members with discount code GPD15aw. Click here for details and to register

 

Tuesday, March 24 (5:30pm - 8:30pm)Intro to Board Service with Byrd Lochtie and Amy Jester. Nonprofit boards are responsible for providing effective leadership and governance for the organizations they serve. This fun and informative workshop will assist nonprofit board members in gaining a better understanding of their responsibilities and will help attendees develop tools to govern more effectively. $45 NorCAN Members; $65 Non-Members. Pizza, salad, and refreshments will be provided. Registration link coming soon. Click here for details and to register.

 

Monday, April 6 (12pm - 1:30pm)Board Leadership Roundtable with Byrd Lochtie. April's topic is Nonprofit Board Recruitment. There are over 800 nonprofits in Humboldt County, all of which must have at least three board members. This means that there are at least 2400 board members serving in Humboldt County -no wonder organizations have trouble finding people to serve on their boards! At this roundtable we will examine what works in recruiting board members, and how your particular organization can use its uniqueness to attract the right board members. $10 NorCAN Members; $20 Non-Members. Coffee, tea, and water provided. Click here for details and to register.

 

Tuesday, April 7 (1pm - 2pm EST)FREE: Six Reasons Why Infographics Matter. Why infographics? If you've never created one, they can seem daunting and expensive. However, when you find the right data and have the right story to tell, your infographic can reach a wide audience and make a big difference in your community and beyond. Join us and Idealware for this FREE webinar as we look at the six reasons why people love infograhpics! Click here for details and to register

 

visual_storytelling2.jpgTuesdays, April 14 - May 5 (1pm - 2:30pm EST)Visual Storytelling: The Complete Infographic Toolkit for Nonprofits. What's the difference between an infographic that gets noticed and just a bunch of numbers and graphs? Find out by signing up for this four-week training series we're providing in collaboration with Idealware. $160; $140 for NorCAN Members. Click here for details and to register.

 

Monday, May 4 (12pm - 1:30pm)Board Leadership Roundtable with Byrd Lochtie. May's topic is Nonprofit Board Orientation and Training. Once you have managed to recruit good board members, it can be very disappointing to have one or more of them resign after just a few months or a year. What can you do to retain good people once they are on your board? Orientation and continuous training can make the difference. Come join in the discussion with guest facilitator Bobbie Good, who has developed new tools to help you with your orientation process. $10 NorCAN Members; $20 Non-Members. Coffee, tea, and water provided. Click here for details and to register.

 

Monday, June 1 (12pm - 1:30pm)Board Leadership Roundtable with Byrd Lochtie. June's topic is The Nonprofit Board's Role in Donor Development and Fundraising. Most nonprofits in Humboldt County are engaged in fundraising all the time! Come discuss what works well, and how to use your energy and time in the best possible ways. Share your success stories as well as questions. If your board is already successful at fundraising, others will really benefit from your expertise in getting your organization in such good shape. $10 NorCAN Members; $20 Non-Members. Coffee, tea, and water provided. Click here for details and to register .

  

Thursday, September 14 (9am - 3:30pm) – Grantwriting Basics Workshop with Shelley Mitchell. This one day workshop will primarily address grants for nonprofits, community groups, agencies, schools, faith-based organizations, and local government. The training is recommended for individuals with little or no grantwriting experience. $85 NorCAN Members; $105 Non-Members. RSVP by April 10th. Coffee, tea, snacks, and lunch provided. Click here for details and to register.

 

Want to come to a workshop?  Fill out and return our workshop registration form or click on one of the links above for convenient, secure online registration.

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