NONPROFIT LEADERSHIP TRAINING
The unique nature of nonprofit organizations includes challenges in developing awareness of your organization, fundraising on large and small scales, cultivating and soliciting a donor base, creating special events that have impact and communicate your organizationâ€™s mission with a donor-centric focus and message and writing effective grant applications that yield results, along with being financially, legally and ethically compliant.
If you are already a nonprofit leader or manager and want to stand out professionally, or you need to improve your skills to help your organization move to the next level, the CCM Nonprofit Leadership Training Program is for you and members of your staff. Consider it an investment into your organizationâ€™s future when an entire team attends and learns together.
You can earn two CCM specialty certificates: Nonprofit Fundraising Professional and Nonprofit Grant Writing. You can also further your career by earning credentials through the preeminent credentialing organization for fundraising and sit for the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credential. Initially awarded in 1981, it is the first globally recognized credential for fundraising professionals. http://www.cfre.org/
NONPROFIT FUNDRAISING PROFESSIONAL – coming Fall 2022
NONPROFIT GRANT WRITING
NONPROFIT GRANT WRITING
The Nonprofit Grant Writing certificate program will provide you with an overview of necessary techniques for writing foundation grant proposals. This hands-on program includes a unique expert panel discussion from a variety of local nonprofits and foundations, offering tips on presenting and submitting a successful grant application.
Come to the program with your funding need and leave the program with the necessary tools to be successful. Professional grant writers and grant funders, invited into the class, evaluate your work and provide feedback on why they would or would not accept your proposal.
This is the final opportunity to obtain your 2021-2022 Certificate of Completion by taking all of the following courses.Â In Fall 2022, the Nonprofit Leadership Training program will be redesigned.Â You may register for one or a combination of courses, but the certificate is only granted for the entire series.
PROSPECTING FOR GRANTS (NPC-211E)
Where to begin when looking for grant money? Discover what a grant funding foundation does, how foundations choose the organizations to fund, how to find foundation and corporate grants and where to find the statistics to document the requesterâ€™s funding need.
Tues, March 8-March 22, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
3 Sessions: 6 hours, CEU 0.6
GRANT RESEARCHING AND PROPOSAL WRITING WORKSHOP (NPC-210E)
Ready to look for funding? In this course, learn how to develop grant proposals by locating funding sources, understanding funders and writing compelling grant proposals. Learn about components of a proposal, types of funding sources and submission and follow-up techniques that make a difference. A seasoned grant writing panel will offer tips on presenting and submitting a successful grant application and will answer questions.
Tues, April 5-April 26, 6:30-9:45 p.m.
4 Sessions: 13 hours, CEU 1.3
INTERACTIVE PROPOSALS WRITING (NPC-212E)
Apply the knowledge gained in Grant Researching and Proposal Writing to have ready a Letter of Inquiry (LOI), followed by a session on the narrative section of a grant proposal. An expert panel of grant writing professionals will review and discuss both the LOI and a proposal one-on-one in real time. This workshop will discuss various approaches funders take when reviewing proposals, red flags funders notice in applications and the importance of communicating your impact, as well as activities. Â This workshop offers the opportunity to showcase a sample writing piece for fledgling fundraisers, and prepares you to submit a written grant proposal for a chance to be funded.
Tues, May 10-17, 6-9:30 p.m.
2 Sessions: 7 hours, CEU 0.7
ETHICS IN GRANT WRITING (NPC-213)
ETHICS IN GRANT WRITING (NPC-213E)
Make sure you do everything right to maximize your chances of being funded. Learn current standards of professional practice, the grant industryâ€™s code of ethics, common causes of unethical behavior and possible consequences. Students will participate in small group discussions to resolve various questionable ethics scenarios.
Tues, May 24, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
1 Sessions: 2 hours, CEU 0.2