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NON-PROFIT PROPOSAL WRITING

THIS WORKSHOP IS GEARED FOR NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS WITH VERY LITTLE PROPOSAL WRITING EXPERIENCE.
The focus is on private foundation proposals, NOT on government funding.

Mastering the art of writing funding proposals is crucial for non-profit organizations.  Learn the key components of a proposal to a foundation.

This class will cover:

  • How the proposal fits into the overall grantseeking process
  • What to include in a standard proposal to a foundation
  • Tips for making each section of your proposal stronger
  • What funders expect to see in your proposal and attachments
  • Tips for communicating with funders during the grant process
  • Additional resources on proposal writing, including sample proposals

Tuesday, July 21
Clark County Library
Large Conference Room
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Online registration is now closed.  Walk-ins are welcome on a space available basis.  For more information, call (702) 507 – 3421.

 

 

 

Photograph,_School_Lunch_ProjectTHIS MONTH’S DATE IS
JULY 22

 

Looking to spread the word about your non-profit organization?  Tired of paying money for a networking event?   Want to find out about available volunteer opportunities?

If so, Munch & Mingle is the perfect solution!   Come meet new people or re-connect with friends and colleagues from the local nonprofit community at these no-charge, brown bag lunches.

Munch & Mingles take place from 11:45 am – 1 pm at the Clark County Library.  BYOL (bring your own lunch); coffee and water will be supplied. Don’t forget to bring organizational literature to display and/or business cards.

Registration is not required for this program; for more information call 702.507.3421.

photo:  School Lunch Project– John Burroughs School, Fresno City. – National Archives and Records Administration 

Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

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It’s not just the title of a David Bowie song, especially for Nevada non-profit organizations.

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Initial and Annual Lists

Effective July 1, 2015, the fee increases to $50/year for all entity types (including nonprofit organizations).

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Live Entertainment Tax

Effective July 1, 2015, the following are no longer exempt from paying the LET –

  • Non profits that sell over 7,500 tickets per event
  • Non profits in which patrons provide the entertainment if the non profit sells over 15,000 to such event

For more information, see the FAQs from the NV Dept. of Taxation.

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Mastering the art of writing funding proposals is crucial for all non-profit organizations.  

 

This workshop provides an overview of how to write a standard proposal to a foundation. It will include:

  • The basic elements of a proposal
  • The  standard proposal sections
  • The “do’s” and “don’ts” of writing and submitting a proposal
  • How to follow up whether the answer is yes or no
  • Examples of  funders’ writing tips

This workshop is for non-profit organizations with very little proposal writing experience. The focus is on private foundation proposals, NOT on government funding.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Clark County Library
Large Conference Room
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

For more information, call (702) 507 – 3421.
Online registration is now closed.
Walk-ins are welcome on a space-available basis.

srdhf-logo-smallSt Rose Dominican Health Foundation
(Henderson, Nevada)

Gift Officer

Position Summary
Primary responsibility of this position is to solicit annual and major gifts in support of identified priorities and goals of Dignity Health – St. Rose Dominican Hospitals. The Gift Officer will be responsible for establishing close working relationships with prospects and donors as well as the members of the board of St. Rose Dominican Health Foundation, the hospital’s community board, senior management and physicians to meet annual fundraising goals.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Certification, Registration, or Licensure: CFRE preferred.
  • Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum Experience: Minimum of seven years experience in a professional fundraising role with a demonstrated ability to solicit and close gifts. Previous experience in healthcare fundraising preferred.

Grant Officer

Position Summary
The Grant Officer functions as a member of the development team with the goal of securing grant funding from private and public sources to maintain and advance the mission of Dignity Health – St. Rose Dominican. This position will be responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit and coordinate grants.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Certification, Registration, or Licensure: None required. Certification as a Grant Professional preferred.
  • Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum Experience: Two to four years experience in proposal and/or grant writing. Able to work independently with excellent follow-up. Able to handle multiple projects concurrently that involves organizing and prioritizing work assignments to meet deadlines. Exceptional writing skills with an understanding of not-for-profit healthcare and community outreach/benefit programs. Previous experience in writing and submitting state and federal grants preferred.

How to Apply     http://www.dignityhealthcareers.org/

 

foodTHIS MONTH’S DATE IS JUNE 24

 

Looking to spread the word about your non-profit organization?  Tired of paying money for a networking event?   Want to find out about available volunteer opportunites?

If so, Munch & Mingle is the perfect solution!   Come meet new people or re-connect with friends and colleagues from the local nonprofit community at these no-charge, brown bag lunches.

Munch & Mingles take place from 11 :45 am – 1 pm at the Clark County Library on the 4th Wednesday of the month.  BYOL (bring your own lunch); coffee and water will be supplied. Don’t forget to bring organizational literature to display and/or business cards.

Registration is not required for this program; for more information call 702.507.3421.

©Alan Levine. Man This Webinar is Dull.                                 25 April 2011.                                                         This work is licensed under a Creative Commons  Attribution 2.0 Generic License.
©Alan Levine. Man This Webinar is Dull.
25 April 2011.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

Mobile for Good: A Free How-To Fundraising Webinar for Nonprofits

Tuesday, June 16
10-11:30pm PDT

This free webinar will provide the basis for writing and implementing a comprehensive fundraising and content strategy. Topics will include:

  • How to launch a mobile-compatible website.
  • The importance of mobile-optimizing your email communications.
  • The effective implementation of crowdfunding campaigns.
  • Fundraising via mobile wallets.
  • Utilizing text messaging and text-to-give.
  • Telling your nonprofit’s story through blogging.
  • Creating visual content, such as branded images and infographics.
  • Using social networks effectively for fundraising.
  • The importance of reporting live from events and communicating online in real-time.

 

Is Your Nonprofit Ready for Mobilegeddon?

Tuesday, June 16
12:30pm PDT

Google recently changed its algorithm to prioritize mobile-friendly websites. It is estimated 84% of nonprofits have donation pages that are NOT optimized for mobile. Bottom line: if you’ve been putting off optimizing your website or emails for mobile, then there’s no denying that Mobilegeddon is the perfect reason to get buy-in and get cracking now!

In this webinar, you’ll learn:

  • How to get buy-in from management to prioritize mobile projects
  • Techniques to optimize your website and emails
  • Lessons from organizations doing mobile right
  • Tips on how to avoid some common mistakes in responsive design

 

Crowdfunding 101: How To Run a Successful Campaign, from Prep Through Appreciation!

Wednesday, June 17
12:30pm PDT

This workshop is designed to give participants an overview of crowdfunding, as well as step-by-step direction for how you can take advantage of what a crowdfunding platform has to offer.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Why crowdfunding is important for your organization
  • How to incorporate crowdfunding into your existing fundraising mix
  • What types of campaigns crowdfunding can be most effective for
  • What other objectives can it help you achieve beyond just making the thermometer rise
  • Best practices for setting up and marketing your campaign
  • Strategies to energize your community and galvanize an even wider audience

 

How to Avoid Fundraising’s Quiet Killer: Donor Attrition

Wednesday, June 17
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM PDT

Seven out of ten donors give only once, but this doesn’t have to be your reality. During this webinar, learn:

  • How to establish a powerful and engaging web presence that retains donors
  • Five donor metrics every nonprofit should measure.
  • Why donors leave and what to do about it.
  • Six key drivers that retain donors.
  • The five essential features of an effective donor database.
  • Methods for creating repeat donors.

 

What’s New with Office 365 for Nonprofits?

Thursday, June 18
11:00 AM- 12 noon PDT

Microsoft’s Office 365 donations to nonprofits have been a huge boon to the sector, in helping to removed outdated IT from clunky, old onsite servers to a wide range of cloud-hosted productivity and storage products.

Join us to learn what new things have launched in Office 365 – from business intelligence to in-house social networks, and more – and hear about the latest free and low-cost pricing options available to eligible nonprofits.

 

 

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