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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

 

Autumn 2016 Dates:

  • 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

 


 

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.

 



   

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 This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or (207) 613-7395.  

 

Tuesday, November 15, (5:30-7pm)  – Fortuna Board Leadership Roundtable with Bobbie Good  Board Recruitement, Orientation, & Training/ Reclutamiento, Orientación y Capacitación de Juntas Directivas   Este evento tendrá interpretación al español. At this roundtable we’ll discuss steps for strategically recruiting new members, including analyzing current and future board composition needs, how to cultivate the right candidates, involvement of board and staff in the process, and effective planning for immediate and ongoing orientation and training. Durante ésta reunión vamos a hablar sobre los pasos de cómo reclutar los miembros nuevos en una manera estratégica con anticipación de las necesidades futuras de la junta, cómo cultivar los candidatos adecuados, cómo involucrar la junta y el personal en el proceso, y planear con eficaz la capacitación inmediata y futura.  Cost is $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

 

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 This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or (207) 613-7395.

 

Monday, December 5 (11:30-1pm) – Board Leadership Roundtable with Byrd Lochtie  Tools for Problem Solving & Decision Making. Bring your lunch and join us for a conversation about how to focus on solving the right problem, cultivate creative problem solving environments, and secure commitments to the decisions that your board members are making. Coffee, Tea, and Water provided. $10 NorCAN Member; $20 Not-Yet Members Click here for details and to register.

 

Thursday, December 8 (1-2pm)Tech Tools for Managing Virtual Teams. This FREE! Webinar will take you through a number of products and approaches for how to maximize your time and collaborative work. Idealware will show you and your team how to maintain a sense of shared vision and togetherness even when your offices are scattered across multiple cities. For questions, contact Dan Rivas at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or (207) 613-7395.  

 

Monday, December 12 (5:30-8:30pm) – Intro to Board Service with Byrd Lochtie and Carol Vander Meer. This evening workshop will focus on the responsibilities of nonprofit board members. Bring your dinner and come learn some new tools to support you in governing  your organization more effectively. $40 NorCAN Members; $60 Not Yet Members. Coffee, tea, and water and a light snack will be provided. Please click here for details and to register.

 

Thursday, January 5 - February 2  (5-part course)Tactical Technology Planning for Nonprofits-Live. This five-part course gives your nonprofit the information it needs to figure out how to get a job done on time and on budget. This course will help your team figure out the critical technology that your team needs to develop a solid technology infrastructure. $215; $170 NorCAN Members with Discount Code NorCAN2017. More information and registration link coming soon! For questions, contact Dan Rivas at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or (207) 613-7395.  

Friday, March 24, 2017 (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. Stay tuned for registration details.

 



 
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