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
Autumn 2017 Dates:
- Foundations for Fundraising: Aug. 24 - Sept. 15
- Tools for Annual Giving: Sept. 18 - Oct. 13
- Tools for Big Gifts: Oct. 16 - Nov. 10
- The People: Nov. 13- Dec. 8
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.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 (5:30-7pm) – Fortuna Board
Leadership Roundtable with Bobbie Good, Measuring Organizational
Performance Este evento tendrá interpretación al español.
Fortuna session focuses on why and how when
to set key organizational indicators and methods
for measuring performance against those indicators. Esta sesión se enfoca
en porqué, cómo, y cuándo establecer indicadores claves de su organización y
métodos para medir rendimiento en contraste con los indicadores. 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). Please click here to learn more
Thursday, May 25- July 13 (3-part
course) 4:00-6:30– Building Boards Where We All Belong with Melissa Meiris In this workshop we will focus on equity & inclusion
especially in the context of building a diverse board. You will gain concrete
tools for avoiding bias and supporting your organization to become more
equitable. Coffee, Tea, and Water provided. $80 NorCAN Member*; $100 Not-Yet
Member. * Special Discount if more than one member of an organization
attends. Click for more details.
* NOTE NEW UPDATED DATE
FOR JUNE BOARD LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLE BELOW *
Monday, June 19,
2017 (11:30-1pm) – Board Leadership Roundtable with Byrd Lochtie Partnerships,
Collaborations, and Mergers. In this month’s
Roundtable, we’ll learn how to evaluate, pursue and navigate partnership
opportunities at the board level and how to support your staff in cultivating
collaborative practices. Discussion will include a
defined succession plan. Coffee, Tea, and Water provided. $10 NorCAN
Member; $20 Not-Yet Member. Click for more details.
Thursday, June 22 & Friday June 23 (9:30-3:30)– Getting It Done: Leadership Training to Strengthen Organizations, Businesses, and Communities with Mary Gelinas This workshop, which is recommended for managers, community leaders, facilitators, or members in all sectors: government, business, education, and nonprofit. Come to the Mateel Community Center and learn about leading from within, activating the potential of others, and conducting productive meetings. A light breakfast and lunch are included. $75 NorCAN Member*; $100 Not-Yet Member.. Click for more details .
Tuesday, July 18 9:30-12:30– PSAs for Nonprofits with Matt Knight In this workshop you will learn how to create
short/effective messages for multiple media platforms that grab attention and
reach your target audience. The class does includes scripting, audio/video
training, and distribution tips. The event
will occur at the Access Humboldt Studios on the Eureka High School Campus. Coffee,
Tea, and Water provided. $15 NorCAN Member*; $20 Not-Yet Member.. Click for more details.