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Fundraising Workshop: Nonprofit Fundraising 101 - with special LANO member discount

Posted By Nora Ellertsen, The Funding Seed, LLC, Tuesday, March 7, 2017

April Fundraising Workshop:


Nonprofit Fundraising 101

 

Thursday, April 13

1:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Ashe Cultural Arts Center

1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans

 

Details and registration

 

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 understand how you'll 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.

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

Registration $40. LANO members using the discount code LANO2017 receive 15% off! Discounts also available for students, AmeriCorps members, and organizations registering two or more people.


For questions or to reserve your seat and pay at the door, email [email protected] For more on workshops and other services from The Funding Seed, visit www.thefundingseed.com.

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LANO and CausePlanet Partner on Book Summary Bundles

Posted By Matthew Mullenix, Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations, Sunday, March 9, 2014

LANO Member CausePlanet's popular Page to Practice book summaries are unique professional development tools that keep you informed about great books and best practices in nonprofit management.

Any of the more than 100 summaries now available at CausePlanet can be downloaded FREE OF CHARGE in 2014 by General and Associate members of LANO, thanks to a generous gift from the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation.  

For all other LANO network members, CausePlanet now provides Page to Practice book summary bundles, each comprised of four carefully selected and combined summaries that bring you a comprehensive look at every facet of successful nonprofit management.

CausePlanet's Summary Sets are priced at $23.95 to provide a volume discount equal to receiving four summaries for the price of three.

Through our new partnership offer, all LANO network members can receive an additional 10% off this already discounted volume price.

 

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Click on the below links to learn more about or to purchase any of CausePlanet's new Summary Sets.  Be sure to sign in with your LANO network profile to grab an additional discount!  

  

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New LANO Member Benefit- Bookkeeping Services

Posted By Steve Doud, Jitasa, Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Jitasa is proud to be a new member of the Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations and is pleased to offer LANO members a discount on select Jitasa services.

Founded in 2008, Jitasa is the first national provider of accounting and bookkeeping services dedicated solely to the nonprofit sector.  Jitasa works with over 200 nonprofits of all sizes throughout the sector.

The Jitasa Model

Jitasa solutions are designed to be flexible and work to meet your nonprofit's finance and accounting needs, whether as your full accounting solution or to work alongside your existing staff. 

  • As your full accounting solution, Jitasa can provide any level of bookkeeping, accounting, and financial analysis support your nonprofit may need.
  • When partnering with your staff, Jitasa can augment your existing team with a focused solution, such as zeroing in on accounts payable or detailed grant tracking.  From bank reconciliations to custom budgets, financial dashboards to audit support and 990 filings, Jitasa tailors solutions to free-up your team to get on with doing what they do best. 

 

Professional Controls, Security, and Consistency

Each client is assigned to work with a dedicated team, and Jitasa team members are insured and cross-trained to provide the controls and assurances that let you know your finances are being handled professionally. 

Affordable Support Options

Jitasa’s goal is to find the level of support that keeps your organization’s finances on track--month after month.  Whether through a cost-effective Prepaid, Flat-Rate Bookkeeping Package or a Monthly Support Option, Jitasa will craft a solution to meet your needs.

To learn more about Jitasa’s services and LANO discounts please visit www.jitasa.is or http://jitasa.is/quote-request to request a quote  

 

 

 

 

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2013 Nonprofit Compensation Report Now Available

Posted By Matthew Mullenix, Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations, Sunday, August 25, 2013

 

What is The Nonprofit Compensation Report?

Produced and prepared by experts with over 30 years of experience in conducting regional nonprofit compensation studies, this annual salary survey is designed specifically for nonprofits and associations.

With a detailed job description for each of 117 common positions, you can match your own organization’s current and future staffing to others across your state. How do your numbers measure up? Find out today when you order your copy of the report.  

 


[ORDER AT LANO MEMBER DISCOUNT]

50% off; only $75.00!

 

[NON-MEMBER ORDERS]

 


 

More than a reference, this working tool is structured according to actual tasks to help you:

  • Determine the most competitive salary level for each position to support recruitment and retention
  • Understand how your organization’s pay levels compare with others in your state
  • Track changes in nonprofit pay levels and trends from one year to the next
  • Provide hard data to support your salary structure recommendations


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LANO's Website Instruction Video Series: Promote with LANO's Calendar and Blog

Posted By Linden O. Uter, Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Learning the many benefits of being a LANO member continues with today's release of the third in our "How-To" series of instructional videos.
 



 
This short video tutorial will show LANO General and Associate members how to promote their organization's news and events using LANO's Community Calendar and Member News & Events Blog.
 
Instantly share your information with the thousands of LANO members and Friends statewide!
 
 
Visit LANO's Community Calendar now to view members' news and events or to post your own event!  

 

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LANO's Website Instruction Video Series, Video #2: Search for Volunteer Opportunities

Posted By Linden O. Uter, Wednesday, June 19, 2013

LANO's effort to promote volunteerism within the member network continues with today's release of the second in our "How-To" series of instructional videos.

 

 


  

Titled Search for Volunteer Opportunities, this short video tutorial will show LANO members (including friends) how to search for volunteer opportunities by finding members in our Volunteer Network who are in need of help across the state.

In partnership with Volunteer Louisiana, LANO is proud to offer this service to the thousands of nonprofit professionals in our network.

If you have not yet become a volunteer, view the Become a Volunteer video tutorial to learn how to adjust a setting in your member profile to become available to volunteer. After updating this setting, you'll be ready to search for organizations in need of help around the state

 


 

Who's already in the volunteer network?

 

Members ready to volunteer: 433

Member Nonprofits in need of help: 55

 

 

Tags:  FAQ  How-To  LANO Network  Member Benefit  Volunteer Opportunity  Volunteers  Website 

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LANO's Website Instruction Video Series Starts with 'Become a Volunteer'

Posted By Matthew Mullenix, Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations, Thursday, June 6, 2013

 

 

 

 

 

LANO's effort to promote volunteerism within the member network continues with today's release of the first in our "How-To" series of instructional videos.

Titled Become a Volunteer, this short video tutorial will show LANO members (including Friends) how to adjust a setting in their member profiles to opt-in to our Volunteer Network, a new directory of hundreds of willing volunteers and organizations in need of help across the state.

In partnership with Volunteer Louisiana, LANO is proud to offer this service to the thousands of nonprofit professionals in our network.

We hope you'll sign in today and make this small change to your online profile that can mean a big change for a charity near you!

 


 

WHO'S ALREADY IN THE VOLUNTEER NETWORK?

  

MEMBERS READY TO VOLUNTEER: 403

MEMBER NONPROFITS IN NEED OF HELP: 54

 

 

 


 

LANO thanks the talented public relations professional Ms. Linden Uter of Baton Rouge for her volunteer service in the creation of our How-To video series.  

 

 

 

  

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