April 19, 2018

2018 NPP WORKSHOP SCHEDULE & INFORMATION

REGISTRATION & ATTENDANCE 

  • An email will be sent from SCF to confirm your registration for each workshop listed below.
  • Please use a "good" email and mailing address when you complete the registration form.
  • Attendees are requested to arrive 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time to sign-in.  Workshops begin on time and late arrivals are not guaranteed a seat if the workshop is already full.
  • Only current NPP members may attend the workshop - registering for a workshop does not automatically make you an NPP member. 
  • You (your organization) may join NPP "at the door" by paying the $50 membership fee (no cash). Please call ahead to let us know that you plan to join NPP on the day of the workshop. 
  • NPP members who show up for a workshop that they did not register for in advance, must wait until the registered attendees have signed-in.

Please visit the NPP webpage for more information about the Nonprofit Partnership Program.

Click on this link 2018 NPP Workshop Schedule to download the PDF version of the list shown below.

WORKSHOP LOCATION

All NPP workshops will be held on site at SCF, in the 'Buck Training Center' located on the 2nd floor.  Our offices are located at 744 Empire Street, in Fairfield, CA.   SCF  Please call 707-399-3846 if you have questions or need directions. 
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WORKSHOPS OFFERED

Branding & Event Planning

May 10, 2018 : 1:00pm - 4:00pm

2nd Floor - Buck Training Center, Empire Professional Bldg., Fairfield, CA, 94533

Should you brand your event? The answer is almost always yes, and it isn't enough to just cross things off the list.  Branding an event is an ongoing process, and the larger your audience, the more important it is to brand your event.  A great brand is a company's most valuable asset.

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Proposal Writing & Budget Basics

June 14, 2018 : 9:00am - 4:00pm

2nd Floor - Buck Training Center, Empire Professional Bldg., Fairfield, CA, 94533

Learn about the grant application process, identify grant proposal components, and create a project outline. Craft a Needs Statement with Goals & Objectives that are easy to review and understand.  Draft a budget that clearly communicates your project funding needs. 
Note:  This is an all-day workshop with a lunch break.

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Social Media Basics - Part II

July 12, 2018 : 1:00pm - 4:00pm

2nd Floor - Buck Training Center, Empire Professional Bldg., Fairfield, CA, 94533

Explore the essential fundraising practice nonprofits need to reach out to current and potential donors. Learn ways to engage your viewers and attract donors.  Learn about various social media platforms that will help increase visibility.  Learn basic steps involved in developing a communications plan.

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Proactive CEO Succession Planning

August 09, 2018 : 1:00pm - 4:00pm

2nd Floor - Buck Training Center, Empire Professional Bldg., Fairfield, CA, 94533

Learn about how succession planning works best when the board and incumbent CEO/ED collaborate in advance.   Get ready for succession with a purposeful and thoughtful plan of action to create the conditions which will lead to a successful executive leadership transition. 

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Essential Keys to Nonprofit Finance

September 13, 2018 : 1:00pm - 4:00pm

2nd Floor - Buck Training Center, Empire Professional Bldg., Fairfield, CA, 94533

As leaders and fiduciary guardians of their organizations, board members must learn to think, and think hard, about the finances of their organization. The good news is that though this responsibility is daunting, the right preparation enables even the financially unsophisticated board member to effectively oversee the organization’s finance function.

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H.R. Basics for Nonprofit Leadership - Part II

October 11, 2018 : 1:00pm - 4:00pm

2nd Floor - Buck Training Center, Empire Professional Bldg., Fairfield, CA, 94533

Nonprofits must follow the same workplace employment rules and regulations as that of for-profit businesses.  Explore policies that can be put in place in order to avoid messy personnel issues.  Learn about 2018 California and Federal Employment Notices.

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Online Giving - #GivingTuesday

November 01, 2018 : 1:00pm - 4:00pm

2nd Floor - Buck Training Center, Empire Professional Bldg., Fairfield, CA, 94533

National 'Giving Tuesday' is Nov 27, 2018.  Give Local Solano, SCF's online fundraising campaign will be held during this same 24-hour period.  Learn guidelines, tips and best practices to help your nonprofit organization plan, prepare and hold your special day of giving and related events.

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BECOME AN NPP MEMBER!

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