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Nonprofit Fundraising 101 - SPECIAL LANO DISCOUNT!

Posted By Nora Ellertsen, The Funding Seed, LLC, Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Updated: Wednesday, May 16, 2018

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER AND ENTER CODE LANO2018 FOR 15% OFF

 

Nonprofit Fundraising 101

Thursday, May 17, 1:30 - 4:30pm
Ashe Power House Teater
1731 Baronne St.
New Orleans, LA 70113

Every nonprofit needs to know the options for how it will raise money. This workshop will give you the essential background you need in order to keep your work well-funded.

Participants will learn:
Where nonprofits get their funding.
Why your nonprofit might choose to prioritize fundraising from grants, individual donors, events, and other sources.
What it means to make your funding sustainable.
The difference between restricted and unrestricted funding.
The Donor Cultivation Cycle- the framework for identifying and building relationships with your donors and funders.

This workshop is ideal for both for those new to the fundraising and nonprofit world and for those with some experience in fund development.

Registration $40 per person. Discounts available for students, AmeriCorps members, and organizations registering two or more people.

Participants will receive a Certificate of Participation for completing the workshop.\

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

For more on services offered by The Funding Seed, visit www.thefundingseed.com. To reserve your space and pay at the door, or for any questions, please email info@thefundingseed.com.

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FREE CausePlanet Book Summary on How to Execute Mobile Media Effectively

Posted By Amy Warner, CausePlanet, Sunday, November 13, 2016

: New Webinar : Create mobile content distribution for fundraising success.

 

Any doubts you may have that social networks aren’t powerful or don’t need to be a priority in your communication and fundraising efforts can now be put to rest, according to Mobile for Good author Heather Mansfield.

 

Making Mobile Work for You


Every piece of advice in Mobile for Good is a result of Mansfield’s own personal use of and experimentation with mobile and social media. Mansfield asserts that thriving in this realm is both an art and a science. This book will help you excel at both. Your staff must create and think like an artist while implementing online communications and use research about donor behavior in this realm.

 

Webinar with Heather Mansfield

 

Join CausePlanet founder Denise McMahan and Heather Mansfield Friday, January 27, at 11:00 Central Time for a webinar interview at your desk.

 

Mansfield will touch on the following topics:

 

               What are the benefits of adding social and mobile media to your fundraising plan? 

               How do you create and implement a social fundraising strategy?

               What are some ways to determine a social content strategy?

               How do you use mobile and social networks to distribute content?

 

Register

 

Register now for this FREE interview for all LANO members. (The link requires LANO network sign-in to register.)

 

See more

 

See more with the Page to Practicesummary of Mansfield’s book:

 

·      Simply log in at the top right corner of CausePlanet’s home page (www.causeplanet.org) and fill in your registered email with LANO and “Password1”.

·      Click on “Summary Library” to see Mobile for Good and more titles.

 

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Free webinar: Pressure reduction: the key to better performance and helping your staff

Posted By Kris H. Rutledge, CausePlanet, Saturday, July 23, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, August 23, 2016

“Nobody performs better under pressure. Regardless of the task, pressure ruthlessly diminishes our judgment, decision making, attention, dexterity and performance in every professional and personal arena.

How do you reduce your pressure? How do you alleviate your staff’s pressure so they can focus and perform?

Nonprofit pressure


Leaders in the nonprofit sector are no strangers to feeling the pressure of furthering a mission with lean resources and limited staff. After learning more about Hank Weisinger’s, author of Performing Under Pressure, conclusive research, you can’t help but realize that pressure management should be a baseline competency for every leader.

 

Webinar with Hank Weisinger, PhD.

 

Join CausePlanet founder Denise McMahan and Hank Weisinger Thursday, September 29, at 11:00 Central Time at a webinar interview at your desk.

 

Weisinger will touch on the following topics:

 

  • How is pressure different than stress?
  • What are some myths about pressure?
  • What are some pressure traps?
  • What are some short-term and long-term strategies to alleviate pressure?

 

Register

 

Register now for this FREE interview for all LANO members. (The link requires LANO network sign-in to register.)

 

See more

 

See more with the Page to Practice™ summary of Weisinger’s book:

 

·      Simply log in at the top right corner of CausePlanet’s home page (www.causeplanet.org) and fill in your registered email with LANO and “Password1”.

·      Click on “Summary Library” to see Performing Under Pressure and more titles.

 

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Last chance to register for webinar on developing your Asking Rights

Posted By Kris H. Rutledge, CausePlanet, Friday, July 8, 2016

Don't miss your chance to register for our FREE author webinar on Wednesday, July 13.

 

How can you attract investors to your nonprofit? How can you appeal to donors with more than emotional appeals?

 

Join CausePlanet founder Denise McMahan and Tom Ralser Wednesday, July 13, at 11:00 Central Time at a webinar interview at your desk.

 

Ralser will touch on the following topics:

  • How is an investor different in his approach to your organization?
  • How can you appeal both to higher-level investors and smaller donors?
  • How do you establish your Asking Rights?
  • How do you use your Asking Rights to attract investors?

Register

 

Register now for this FREE interview for all LANO members. (The link requires LANO network sign-in to register.)

 

See more

 

See more with the Page to Practice™ summary of Ralser’s book:

 

·      Simply log in at the top right corner of CausePlanet’s home page (www.causeplanet.org) and fill in your registered email with LANO and “Password1”.

·      Click on “Summary Library” to see Asking Rights and more titles.

 

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LANO members: Don't miss FREE webinar on how to raise more money with Asking Rights

Posted By Kris H. Rutledge, CausePlanet, Monday, June 27, 2016

How can you sustain your nonprofit through more than emotional appeals? 

Higher-level donors (investors) are more interested in outcomes and investing over time in nonprofits. Tom Ralser, author of Asking Rights: Why Some Nonprofits Get Funded (and Some Don't), shows you how using emotional appeals exclusively is no longer enough. He guides you through the process of developing your Asking Rights to convince investors to fund you for a more sustainable future.

Webinar with Tom Ralser

Join CausePlanet founder Denise McMahan and Tom Ralser Wednesday, July 13, at 11:00 Central Time at a webinar interview at your desk.

 

Ralser will touch on the following topics:

  • How is an investor different in his approach to your organization?
  • How can you appeal both to higher-level investors and smaller donors?
  • How do you establish your Asking Rights?
  • How do you use your Asking Rights to attract investors?

 Register

 

Register now for this FREE interview for all LANO members. (The link requires LANO network sign-in to register.)

 

See more

 

See more with the Page to Practice™ summary of Ralser’s book:

 

·      Simply log in at the top right corner of CausePlanet’s home page (www.causeplanet.org) and fill in your registered email with LANO and “Password1”.

·      Click on “Summary Library” to see Asking Rights and more titles.

 

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Convince funders to support you by developing your Asking Rights

Posted By Kris H. Rutledge, CausePlanet, Wednesday, June 1, 2016

How do you reach higher-level investors to sustain your nonprofit?

What if emotional appeals aren't enough? How can you get funders to truly invest in your nonprofit for the long-term? 

Tom Ralser, after spending more than two decades working in and with nonprofits, witnessed the nearly exclusive use of emotional appeals.

 

But now times have changed.  

 

Higher-level donors (investors) are more interested in outcomes and investing over time in nonprofits. In Ralser's book, Asking Rights: Why Some Nonprofits Get Funded (and Some Don't), he guides you through the process of developing your Asking Rights to convince investors to fund you for a more sustainable future.

Webinar with Tom Ralser

Join CausePlanet founder Denise McMahan and Tom Ralser Wednesday, July 13, at 11:00 Central Time at a webinar interview at your desk.

 

Ralser will touch on the following topics:

  • How is an investor different in his approach to your organization?
  • How can you appeal both to higher-level investors and smaller donors?
  • How do you establish your Asking Rights?
  • How do you use your Asking Rights to attract investors?

 Register

 

Register now for this FREE interview for all LANO members. (The link requires LANO network sign-in to register.)

 

See more

 

See more with the Page to Practice™ summary of Ralser’s book:

 

·      Simply log in at the top right corner of CausePlanet’s home page (www.causeplanet.org) and fill in your registered email with LANO and “Password1”.

·      Click on “Summary Library” to see Asking Rights and more titles.

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Don't miss our author webinar on firing lousy board members

Posted By Kris H. Rutledge, CausePlanet, Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Find out about all the steps to take before firing a board member. And if they don’t work, how can you best fire someone?

Webinar with Simone Joyaux

Join CausePlanet founder Denise McMahan and Simone Joyaux Wednesday, May 18, at 11:00 Central Time at a webinar interview at your desk.

 

Joyaux will touch on the following topics:

  • How can you monitor board members?
  • How can you fire "lousy board members"?
  • What is your governance committee's role in firing and keeping members?
  • How can you craft high expectations to prevent firing people in the first place?
  • How can you recruit quality board members?
  • How can a nonprofit staff empower its board members?

 Register

 

Register now for this FREE interview for all LANO members. (The link requires LANO network sign-in to register.)

 

See more

 

See more with the Page to Practice™ summary of Joyaux’s book:

 

·      Simply log in at the top right corner of CausePlanet’s home page (www.causeplanet.org) and fill in your registered email with LANO and “Password1”.

·      Click on “Summary Library” to see Firing Lousy Board Members and more titles.

 

 

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A different take on storytelling: how you can use your personal stories to inspire your staff, engage donors and influence stakeholders

Posted By Kris H. Rutledge, CausePlanet, Wednesday, February 10, 2016

LANO members:

 

A different take on storytelling: using your personal stories

"Despite decades of pretending our work isn't to be taken personally, storytelling proves that if it isn't personal, it doesn't matter." So, how do you choose your organization's personal, powerful stories and deliver them to your donors? How can you tell inspiring personal stories to motivate your nonprofit staff?

 

Annette Simmons, bestselling author of Whoever Tells the Best Story Wins, guides you on how to use your own stories to influence, persuade and inspire.

 Author webinar

Join CausePlanet founder Denise McMahan and Annette Simmons Friday, February 26, at 11:00 Central Time at a webinar interview at your desk.

 

She will cover these areas among others:

  • What kinds of stories can you draw from to make an impact?
  • How do you inspire trust with your stories?
  • How do you craft your stories with sensory details, point of view and more?

Register

 

Register now for this FREE interview for all LANO members. (The link requires LANO network sign-in to register.)

 

See more

 

See more with the Page to Practice™ summary of Simmons’ book:

 

·      Simply log in at the top right corner of CausePlanet’s home page (www.causeplanet.org) and fill in your registered email with LANO and “Password1”.

·      Click on “Summary Library” to see Whoever Tells the Best Story Wins and more titles.

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LANO Members: New FREE CausePlanet Book Summary on Innovative Fundraising Techniques Around the World

Posted By Kris H. Rutledge, CausePlanet, Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Global Fundraising: How the World is Changing the Rules of Philanthropy looks at worldwide developments in philanthropy that are revolutionizing the fundraising world. Editors Cagney and Ross have compiled this book for fundraisers, CEOs, professional advisors and grant-making leaders who, recognizing the need for creativity and tested practices, are turning their attention to the philanthropic potential beyond their own borders. Cagney and Ross have uncovered helpful case stories in countries that once were considered unlikely places for fundraising achievements.

 

Cagney and Ross’ summary is available FREE for dues-paying (General and Associate) members.

 

Download these summaries and more in 3 simple steps:

 

1.     Visit www.causeplanet.org.

2.     Click on “Subscriber Log-in” at the top right corner, using your email and “Password1”.

3.     Click on “Visit the Summary Library” and download any title you like.

 

Questions? Email us at Support@CausePlanet.org.

 

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LANO Members: New FREE Causeplanet Book Summary on How to See Your Culture to Create a Competitive Advantage: Culture Eats Strategy for Lunch

Posted By Kris H. Rutledge, CausePlanet, Thursday, December 10, 2015

Are you nurturing your culture?

 

Every organization has a culture, whether you cultivate it or not. The question is will you nurture your culture so it becomes your competitive advantage or choose to ignore it and hope for the best?

 

Three domains of culture

 

Culture Eats Strategy for Lunch authors Coffman and Sorensen recognize there are an infinite number of factors that affect a high performing culture. As a result, the authors have not only identified the key factors you should concentrate on, but they have also classified them in three primary domains: MicroCulture, BridgeCulture and MacroCulture. In each domain, the authors thoroughly explore how leaders, managers and employees can optimize their interactions and dispense with outdated practices that undermine outcomes and the alignment with your purpose.

 

Coffman and Sorensen’s summary is available FREE for dues-paying (General and Associate) members thanks to the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation.

 

Download these summaries and more in 3 simple steps:

 

1.     Visit www.causeplanet.org.

2.     Click on “Subscriber Log-in” at the top right corner, using your email and “Password1”.

3.     Click on “Visit the Summary Library” and download any title you like.

 

Questions? Email us at Support@CausePlanet.org.

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