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Free info session: The Fundraising Intensive Program

Posted By Nora Ellertsen, The Funding Seed, LLC, Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Are you thinking about applying for the Fundraising Intensive Program?

Do you have questions about what your nonprofit will gain from participating, or whether it's worth the investment?

Are you trying to decide who from your organization should apply?

Free information session on
Wednesday, March 19, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Propeller, 4035 Washington Ave.
RSVP by emailing info@thefundingseed.com,
or call (504) 307-7220

Join The Funding Seed and members of this year's inaugural graduating class for a free information session about the Fundraising Intensive Program.  You'll receive an overview on the program, learn details on how to apply and have time for Q&A with a panel of this year's participants.
 

The Fundraising Intensive Program is a 10-month course that gives you tools to raise funds for your nonprofit. Through a combination of group learning and one-on-one coaching, participants learn best practices and practical skills related to a range of fundraising activities. 

For more on services offered by The Funding Seed, visit
www.thefundingseed.com.

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2014 Tri-State VOAD Conference

Posted By Jessica Vermilyea, Louisiana VOAD, Monday, February 17, 2014

2014 Tri-State VOAD Conference

Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) is a nonprofit association where members share knowledge and resources regarding all stages of a disaster – preparation, response, recovery, and mitigation – in order to build more resilient communities.


The Tri-State VOAD Conference was established to develop a formal partnership between Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana that facilitates a collaborative approach to building the capacity of the VOAD’s along the Gulf Coast, utilizing current strategies and best practice to address the needs of communities in the area of disaster preparedness, response, and recovery. 

You do not need to be a member of a VOAD to participate in the conference and we welcome those interested in learning more about our collaborative work to join us.

Register now and join us in Baton Rouge March 24-26, 2014!

Click here to view the conference agenda and register 

Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel  Baton Rouge, LA 

Early Bird Rate through February 28, 2014 - $130

Registration Fee: $150.  Registration deadline is March 15, 2014

After March 15, you must register on-site. On-site registration is $200)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Keynote Speakers:

  • David L. Myers, Director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Center for Faith-Based & Neighborhood Partnerships
  • Michael Hecht, President & CEO of Greater New Orleans, Inc.
  • Daniel Stoecker, President & CEO of National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster

 


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Nonprofit workshop: Creating and Managing an Individual Donor Program

Posted By Nora Ellertsen, The Funding Seed, LLC, Monday, January 27, 2014

 


WHEN: Thursday, February 6, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Ashe Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans

Details and registration at www.thefundingseed.com.

 

Individual donors give three quarters of all private charitable donations- more than foundation grants and corporate gifts combined.

How can your nonprofit find individual donors to support your work?  What can you do to ensure that your individual donor program is as successful as possible?

Registration $35 per person.  Discounts available for students, AmeriCorps and organizations registering two or more people.

Attendees will receive a Certificate of Participation for completing the workshop.

For questions, to inquire about discount codes, or to reserve your space and pay at the door, email info@thefundingseed.com.

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Create a Powerful Fundraising Plan in New Orleans Workshop

Posted By Nora Ellertsen, The Funding Seed, LLC, Wednesday, January 8, 2014
January nonprofit workshop:

Creating a Powerful Fundraising Plan

Tuesday, January 21
9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Ashe Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.

Start the new year right with a powerful fundraising plan!

What would happen at your organization if you never had to worry about your funding?  If you knew how much you needed to raise, and how you were going to raise it?

What would happen at your organization if you never had to worry about your funding?  If you knew how much you needed to raise, and how you were going to raise it?

This workshop will help you make that a reality.  You'll learn ways to assess your resources, to set fundraising goals, and to create a calendar that will keep you on track.  Participants will receive tools they can take back to their organizations and put to work immediately.   

Registration $35.  Discounts available for students, AmeriCorps and organizations registering two or more people.

For questions, to inquire about discount codes or to reserve your seat and pay at the door, email info@thefundingseed.com.

Attendees will receive a certificate of participation for completing the workshop.

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Nonprofit workshop: Grantwriting for Beginners

Posted By Nora Ellertsen, The Funding Seed, LLC, Friday, November 22, 2013
Nonprofit workshop:

Grantwriting for Beginners

Friday, December 13
9:30am-12:00pm
Ashe Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans
Details and registration at www.thefundingseed.com.

Are you involved with a nonprofit?  
Does your job require you to raise funds for your department or position?  
Do you want to add a valuable skill to your resume? 

Consider grantwriting!

Grantwriting for Beginners is an engaging workshop that gives you the basic tools you need to start writing grants.  Participants will learn how to find funding opportunities, tools and tips for writing proposals and ways to make a program competitive for repeat funding.

Attendees will receive a certificate of participation after completing the workshop.

Registration $35 per person.  Discounts available for students, AmeriCorps and organizations registering two or more people.

Register online at www.thefundingseed.com. To inquire about discount codes or to reserve your space and pay at the door, email info@thefundingseed.com.

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Nonprofit workshop: Quick Year-End Fundraising

Posted By Nora Ellertsen, The Funding Seed, LLC, Tuesday, November 5, 2013

 

Nonprofit workshop:
Quick Year-End Fundraising 
Friday, November 15
9:30am-12:00pm
Ashe Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.

 

 

Nearly one third of all annual giving to nonprofits in the United States happens in the month of December, and 10% of annual gifts are sent in the last two days of the year.

Is your nonprofit ready for your year-end fundraising? The clock is ticking!

Don't miss this hands-on workshop, which offers simple tools you can use to raise funds during these essential last weeks of the year.

Registration $35. Student, AmeriCorps & group discounts available. Attendees will receive a certificate of participation for completing the workshop.

For discount codes or to reserve your seat and pay at the door, email info@thefundingseed.com.

 

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Nonprofit workshop: Major Donor Development 101

Posted By Nora Ellertsen, The Funding Seed, LLC, Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Nonprofit fundraising workshop:
Major Donor Development 101
Tuesday, October 29
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Ashe Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans
Details & registration at www.thefundingseed.com.

Major donors can make a huge difference for your nonprofit.  This workshop covers the basics of major donor development: how to identify your donors, ways to build strong relationships with prospects, and what to say (and not say!) when asking for a big donation. 

Attendees will receive a certificate of participation for completing the workshop.

Registration $35.  Discounts available for students, AmeriCorps and for organizations registering two or more people.

Register online at www.thefundingseed.com.  For questions or to reserve your space and pay at the door, email info@thefundingseed.com.

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How To Subscribe to the Member News Blog: Instructional video series continues

Posted By Linden O. Uter, Thursday, July 18, 2013
LANO members have a wealth of information to share. 

Stay current with the latest news and event information from LANO members by subscribing to the Member News and Events Blog. 
 

 

 
In this short video, learn how to subscribe to LANO's Member News and Events blog, a community resource that helps members keep in touch and stay informed.
 
Once subscribed, you'll receive a short email notification with a summary and link to new blog entries as they are posted. You may unsubscribe at any time.
 
Be the first to know about training opportunities, grant proposal requests, nonprofit management tips and special events near you!
 
Click on the video image above to learn how. 
 

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Nonprofit Workshop: Engaging Board Members & Volunteers in Fundraising

Posted By Nora Ellertsen, The Funding Seed, LLC, Tuesday, July 2, 2013

 
Is your board of directors expected to raise money for your nonprofit?

Are they performing the way you need them to?

Do your most dedicated volunteers help grow the funds for your organization?

This workshop will provide you with simple tools to help your board members and volunteers become engaged, excited and successful in fundraising.

 

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Registration $35 per person. Discounts available for students, AmeriCorps and organizations registering two or more people.

Attendees will receive a Certificate of Participation for completing the workshop.

For questions, to inquire about discount codes, or to reserve your space and pay at the door, email info@thefundingseed.com.

While it is not required, we recommend that both a staff member and a board member from your organization attend this workshop for maximum effectiveness. Discounts are available.

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Nonprofit workshop: Grantwriting for Beginners

Posted By Nora Ellertsen, The Funding Seed, LLC, Monday, June 10, 2013
 
Nonprofit workshop:
Grantwriting for Beginners
Thursday, June 20
1:00-3:30pm
Ashe Cultural Arts Center
1712 O.C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans
Details & registration at www.thefundingseed.com


 


Are you involved with a nonprofit?

Does your job require you to raise funds for your department or position?Do you want to add a valuable skill to your resume?

Consider grantwriting!




Grantwriting for Beginners is an engaging workshop that gives you the basic tools you need to start writing grants. Participants will learn how to find funding opportunities, tools and tips for writing proposals and ways to make a program competitive for repeat funding.

Attendees will receive a certificate of participation after completing the workshop.

Registration $35 per person. Discounts available for students, AmeriCorps and organizations registering two or more people.

Email info@thefundingseed.com to inquire about discount codes or to reserve your space and pay at the door.

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