Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Your Cart   |   Sign In   |   Join LANO!
Search LANO.org
Member News & Events Blog
Blog Home All Blogs
Sharing the news, tips, press releases, special offers and upcoming events posted by LANO members. Share your good news here! Feel free to cross post the blog links to your Facebook or other media pages, or to email them directly to friends.Please allow 1-2 business days for your blog to appear on the network.

 

Search all posts for:   

 

Top tags: Fundraising  nonprofit  non-profits  fund development  New Orleans  training  workshop  fund raising  CausePlanet  grants  funding  nonprofit sector  louisiana  development  Page to Practice  grantwriting  donations  donors  funds  fund  grant writing  grant  sustainability  Member Event  Execute Now!  Finance Fundamentals  workshop. grants  boards  volunteers  events 

Fundraising Workshop: Intermediate Grantwriting - with special LANO member discount!

Posted By Nora Ellertsen, The Funding Seed, LLC, Monday, April 17, 2017


May Fundraising Workshop:

Intermediate Grantwriting

Thursday, May 18
1:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Ashe Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans

 

Details and registration

So you've written a few grants and feel like you've got the basics down.
Are you ready to take your grantwriting to the next level?

Intermediate Grantwriting will help you improve your grant proposals and raise more money for your nonprofit. Through this workshop, you'll learn specific ways to make your proposal more appealing to a funder, including how to make a compelling case to someone unfamiliar with your nonprofit's work and what kind of research and data to include.

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 info@thefundingseed.com. For more on workshops and other services from The Funding Seed, visit www.thefundingseed.com.

Tags:  boards  community  development  discount  donations  donors  education  event  Finance Fundamentals  foundations  fund  fund development  fund raising  funding  funding sources  Fundraising  funds  grant  grant writing  grants  grantwriting  LANO  LANO Network  louisiana  Member Event  New Orleans  nonprofit  nonprofit sector  non-profits  setting goals  sustainability  training  workshop  workshop. grants 

Share |
PermalinkComments (0)
 

Volunteer Management Traning Series

Posted By SusanDelle Shaffette, DOVIA New Orleans, Thursday, August 13, 2015

DOVIA New Orleans is hosting a Volunteer Management Training Series on the Northshore. Volunteer directors, staff coordinators, team leaders, faith based groups and more can benefit from this exceptional opportunity in September 2015.

Emphasis will be placed on learning the steps to successful volunteer program development; developing volunteer recruitment and supervision skills; and planning ways to improve existing volunteer programs.

For more information and to register, please visit our website, www.dovianeworleans.org

Tags:  event  nonprofit sector  non-profits  training  volunteers 

Share |
PermalinkComments (0)
 

Free info session: The Fundraising Intensive Program

Posted By Nora Ellertsen, The Funding Seed, LLC, Thursday, April 2, 2015

Free information session on
The Fundraising Intensive Program
Thursday, April 16, 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Propeller Incubator, 4035 Washington Ave., New Orleans
Details and registration

** Attendees will receive an exclusive discount code for $200 off program tuition. **

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?


Fundraising Intensive Program Group Session


Join The Funding Seed and members of this year's 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.

Full program description and application available here. For more on services offered by The Funding Seed, visit www.thefundingseed.com.

Tags:  Baton Rouge  board  board of directors  boards  development  discount  donations  donor management  donor retention  donors  education  event  events  foundations  free  fund  fund development  fund raising  funding  funding sources  fundraiser  Fundraising  funds  grant  grant writing  grants  grantwriting  How-To  LANO  leadership  louisiana  Member Event  member services  New Orleans  nonprofit  nonprofit sector  non-profits  online fundraising  seminar  setting goals  social fundraising  sustainability  training  Volunteer  volunteers  workshop  workshop. grants 

Share |
PermalinkComments (0)
 

Call for Applications: The Fundraising Intensive Program

Posted By Nora Ellertsen, The Funding Seed, LLC, Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Interested in joining the Fundraising Intensive Program's Class of 2015?

The deadline to apply is Tuesday, April 29.  
Click here for a full program description and application!


The Fundraising Intensive Program is a 10-month training program that combines group learning and one-on-one coaching to provide practical tools and best practices on a range of fundraising activities.  

Participants meet monthly in New Orleans for a group discussion focused on a single funding topic.  Then, each participating nonprofit receives 90 minutes of individual coaching to help them apply the skills and tools from the group session to their own unique organization.


Program details and application


Over the course of the program, the nonprofit staff, board members and volunteers involved will learn about:

Fundraising Planning
Telling Your Story
Individual Donor Development
Major Gifts
Fundraising Events: House Parties
Fundraising by Mail and Email
Researching and Writing Grant Proposals


 Here's what some of this year's graduates are saying about the
Fundraising Intensive Program:
   
"[This] was a great experience for my partner and I...We were able to create a culture of fundraising at our organization and on the board...We are more confident, efficient and effective. I highly recommend this course."
- Ameca Reali, The Justice and Accountability Center of Louisiana


"I've participated in many different training sessions on fund development. This is the first program that immediately resulted in additional income for our organization."
- Sue Ellen Stewart, Northshore Families Helping Families

"This program...truly supports you and allows you to gain access to people and information that helps you grow."
- Kim Dudek, Dag's House



Participation is limited and applications are required.  If you'd like to be considered for the Fundraising Intensive Program's Class of 2015, complete the program application by Tuesday, April 29.  
For questions or to find out more about services offered by The Funding Seed, visit www.thefundingseed.com or email info@thefundingseed.com.


** Please note: Due to applicant requests, The Funding Seed is now accepting up to three applicants per organization.  Applicants may include staff, board members or volunteers. **




Tags:  Baton Rouge  board  board of directors  boards  development  donations  donor management  donor retention  donors  event  events  foundations  fund  fund development  fund raising  funding  funding sources  fundraiser  Fundraising  fundraising assistance  funds  grant  Grant funding opportunity  grant writing  grants  grants management tools  grantwriting  LANO Network  leadership  louisiana  Member Event  membership  money  New Orleans  non profits  nonprofit  nonprofit sector  nonprofits  non-profits  online fundraising  setting goals  social fundraising  sustainability  training  Volunteer  volunteers  workshop  workshop. grants 

Share |
PermalinkComments (0)
 

BREC, Capital Area Corporation Recycling Council Partner for America Recycles Electronics Collections Event

Posted By Lluvia Peveto, Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council, Monday, November 11, 2013

In honor of America Recycles Day, BREC is asking local residents for all unused and unwanted electronics. The recreation and park department is partnering with the Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council Saturday, Nov. 16, for a collection day.

BREC will present the recycling awareness event as a way to inform the general public about local recycling and conservation resources. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to noon at City-Brooks Park, located at 1515 Dalrymple Drive in Baton Rouge.

The free electronics recycling collection will be open to all greater Baton Rouge-area residents.

Recyclables include computer hardware and accessories, monitors, laptops, audio equipment, and DVDs to name a few. Appliances, televisions and furniture cannot be recycled through the CACRC. All donated equipment will be refurbished or recycled via the CACRC’s Responsible Recycling Practices (R2) Program. For a complete list of items, go online to www.cacrc.com/what.html.

For more information contact Amanda Nichols at (225) 273-6405 and anichols@brec.org; or Lluvia Peveto at (225) 379-3577 and lluzpeveto@cacrc.com.

 

Tags:  America Recycles Day  Baton Rouge  BREC  CACRC  community  electronics  electronics recycling  event  family-friendly  free  Louisiana  nonprofit  recycle  refurbish  The Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council 

Share |
PermalinkComments (0)
 

The Capital Area Corporation Recycling Council, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge to Host "America Recycles Day" Electronics Event

Posted By Lluvia Peveto, Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council, Monday, November 11, 2013

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge and the Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council are going to "reuse, recover and recycle" on Saturday, Nov. 16, for America Recycles Day.

The two nonprofits are teaming up to offer a free electronics recycling event to greater Baton Rouge-area residents during Habitat ReStore's 10th anniversary celebration. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Habitat Restore parking lot, located at 4301 Airline Hwy in Baton Rouge.

The local America Recycles Day bash will be featured at the Restore location as part of CACRC’s effort to promote a "green" lifestyle through electronics recycling and to support Habitat's "reuse" mission, according to Nancy Jo Craig, executive director for the CACRC.

For more information contact Katie Tressier at (225) 927-6651 and katie@habitatbrla.org; or Lluvia Peveto at (225) 379-3577 and lluzpeveto@cacrc.com.

 

Tags:  America Recycles Day  Baton Rouge  CACRC  electronics  electronics recycling  event  family-friendly  free  Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge  Louisiana  nonprofit  recycle  refurbish  The Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council 

Share |
PermalinkComments (0)
 

Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council Partners in for "Tools for Schools" Competition

Posted By Lluvia Peveto, Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council, Wednesday, September 25, 2013
http://youtu.be/7nFytIEob3w

Partnerhship with Whole Foods Market® and WVLA NBC 33 News will award a computer lab to the local school with most votes.


A local school will receive a helping hand from Whole Foods Market, WVLA NBC 33 News, and the Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council (CACRC) organizations this year. The organic supermarket chain, news station and nonprofit are teaming up to present "Tools for Schools," a project that will award a computer lab to an East Baton Rouge Parish school.

Fifteen refurbished LCD computer systems will be awarded to the school that receives the most votes via the NBC33 "Tools for Schools" website. Participants include: LaBelle Aire Elementary; Park Elementary; Broadmoor Middle School, and Windbourne Elementary.

Supporters of the participating schools can vote for their favorite location by going online to www.nbc33tv.com, clicking on the "Tools for Schools" logo on the main page, and following the voting prompts.

Each supporter can vote once during a 24-hour period and every day during the contest. The contest will begin Sept. 20, and voting will end on Sept. 28. A winner will be announced the week of Sept. 30.

[full release]

 

Contact for more: Lluvia L. Peveto, Outreach Coordinator

Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council

1400 Main Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802

(225) 379-3577

lluzpeveto@cacrc.com

 

 

 

Tags:  CACRC  Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council  competition  donations  East Baton Rouge School District  electronics  event  free  NBC 33  recycle  refurbish  Whole Foods  WVLA 

Share |
PermalinkComments (0)
 
more Calendar

4/24/2019
Take your Grant Writing to the Next Level

4/24/2019
9th Annual "Evening with Great Authors" Featuring Dima Ghawi

Association Management Software Powered by YourMembership  ::  Legal