Dayton SCORE provides mentoring and workshops to nonprofit
organizations and charities by volunteers experienced in working as
board members and executives in nonprofit organizations.
These workshops will be presented in person by our local team of experts in subject areas specific to nonprofit organizations. The workshops are interactive and there will be time for questions during and after the presentations. All workshops will be held at the Presidential/Kohler Banquet Center in Kettering. After the 10am session, lunch will be provided during a networking session from approximately noon to 1pm.
NOTE: Registration for the workshops will open approximately 45-days prior to the event.
Strategic Planning (Workshop Fee $10.00) ... Friday, Sept 16, 10am... The benefits of strategic planning are huge for your non-profit! Discuss and examine when it is appropriate to develop the plan, the steps in the strategic planning process, the methodology for monitoring the implementation of the plan, and how to take corrective actions when appropriate. How to pivot your Strategic Planning after a Pandemic. - Steps in the S.O.A.R. strategic planning process with examples of each step. REGISTRATION
Board Development ... Friday, Sept 30, 10am... An effective, engaged
board of directors is essential. This workshop details the characteristics
of high-performance boards, appropriate board structure, membership
and processes; interaction with an executive director, director’s
independence, competence and behavior, board’s focus on critical
issues including strategic planning.
Leadership Development ... Friday, Sept 30, 1pm... Practical leadership
principles for Directors and Board chairmen that can be implemented
immediately. Regardless of which stage of life your nonprofit
organization is in, leadership is vital to its health and growth. John C.
Maxwell wisely stated that “Everything rises and falls on leadership.”
Without developing your leadership skills as a nonprofit leader, you will
struggle with your board recruitment and development, your volunteer
recruitment and management, and even your fundraising efforts.
- During this workshop, you will learn:
- How to intentionally develop yourself as a leader
- How to effectively develop the people around you
- How to lead the next generation in an ever-changing world
- Valuable recommended resources
Marketing/Google Ad Grants ...Friday, Oct 14, 10am... Come and
benefit from the basics of non-profit marketing. Learn about tools for
listening to clients, donors and volunteers; designing services with your
audience in mind; defining your target audiences; creating and
delivering irresistible messages; identifying most effective
communication channels for non-profits. As you increase your
nonprofit marketing skills, your network of supporters will grow. Also,
adapting your marketing program to post-COVID.
Fundraising ... Friday, Oct 14, 1pm... Donor-focused, high revenue
fundraising for a nonprofit ensures sustainability and peace of mind.
Learn how to develop a thriving, fundraising plan for your non-profit
through relationship building, telling the right stories, building
diversified funding sources, identifying donors, donor care, unraveling
the secrets of giving streams (annual, major, bequests, etc.), and ethics.
Financial Management (Part 1 and 2) ...Friday, Oct 28, 9:30 am ... Part 1 will cover back-office functions of accounting/bookkeeping systems to monitor performance and comply with IRS requirements. Part 2 will focus on financial statements and will explain the relationship between Balance Sheets and Income statements. It will also relate these financial statements to the Strategic Plan, and how to use them to make business decisions. Parts 1 and 2 will each be 60 to 90 minutes in duration. Lunch will be provided at approximately 12:30.
Volunteer Management... (Parts 1 and 2) ...Friday, Nov 11, 9:30am Part 1 will cover how to develop trust, credibility and accountability, and
define the role of volunteer staff. Part 2 introduces nonprofit leaders to
free tools to attract and motivate volunteers. In the only program of its
kind in Dayton, SCORE mentors provide training on SPECIFIC digital
tools to more effectively manage volunteers. Parts 1 and 2 will each be
60 to 90 minutes in duration. Lunch will be provided at approximately