Workshops & Events
NorCAN now offers over 20 workshops and events annually, covering a wide range of nonprofit issues 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, unless otherwise stated.
Monday & Wednesday, October 28 & 30 (5:30 pm – 7:30 pm) – Intro to Board Service Workshop with Byrd Lochtie. This two-part workshop will assist nonprofit board members to have a better understanding of their responsibilities and will help attendees develop tools to govern more effectively. Snacks provided. $45 Members/ $65 Non-members. Click here for details and to register by October 23!
Tuesday, October 29 (9:00 am – 11:00 am) –Funding Research Orientation. This free workshop will focus on how to use the resources available in the Humboldt Area Foundation’s Rooney Resource Center. FREE. Click here for details and to register by October 24.
Friday, November 1 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm) – NorCAN Nonprofit Networking Mixer in Fortuna.
Please join NorCAN and your nonprofit colleagues 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. Free! Click here for details and to register.
Thursday, November 7 (9:00 am – 4:00 pm) – Grantwriting Basics Workshop with Shelley Mitchell in Garberville. This one day workshop will primarily address grants for nonprofits, community groups, agencies, schools, faith based organizations, or local government. The training is recommended for individuals with little or no grantwriting experience. $45 Members; $75 Non-Members. Light breakfast and lunch provided. Click here for details and to register. This workshop is made possible with generous support provided by McLean Foundation. Click here for details and to register.
Wednesday, November 13 (9:30 am - 11:30 am) –In the Door and then What? Evaluation and Strategy for Planned and Major Gift Prospects with Kim Pittman Schultz. Join NorCAN for a special opportunity to participate as a live audience for a webinar being offered by Kimberly Pittman-Schulz for Partnership for Philanthropic Planning. This session will help new and season gift officers build viable, blended portfolios via real-world startegies for securing appointments to qualify (or disqualify) prospects and building relationships with the right people. $10 Members- this is a members only event. The session will take place at the Corbett Conference Room, Humboldt State University. Click here for details and to register .
Tuesday, November 19 (9:00 am - 12:00 pm) –Media Strategies and Resources for Nonprofits with Access Humboldt. Join Access Humboldt to learn how to identify your organization's outreach goals and develop a strategy for unified and engaging campaigns. Topics covered include elevator speeches, press releases, messaging design, available production resources and local media outlets. $10 Members/ $15 Non-members The session will be held at Access Humboldt's Community Media Center, 1915 J St., Eureka 9enter through Del Norte and L Sts.). Click here for details and to register by November 15.
Monday, December 2 (12:00 pm – 1:30 pm) – Board Leadership Roundtable with Byrd Lochtie: Strategic Discussions at Board Meetings. Join us for a roundtable focused on keeping your organization fresh through support, training, and networking. $10 Members; $15 Non-Members. Coffee and tea provided. 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. $10 NorCAN members; $15 Non-members. 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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