APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE FOR 2019 REINHOLD FOUNDATION NONPROFIT LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT AND CAPACITY BUILDING TRAINING

Through its Leadership Development and Capacity Building Initiative, the Paul & Klare Reinhold Foundation focuses on strengthening the nonprofit sector by strengthening the leadership and capacity of nonprofit organizations that serve Clay County. Any 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides services to Clay County residents is eligible to apply.

The Paul & Klare Reinhold Foundation is offering a total of 1o days of nonprofit training in 2019 (see details below). All workshops will be held in Clay County. The program curriculums are designed and taught by faculty from the Edyth Bush Institute for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership at Rollins College. The Reinhold Foundation is underwriting all costs of training; thus, there are no tuition expenses for selected participating organizations.

In addition, the Paul & Klare Reinhold Foundation is offering a special incentive to organizations that participate in a training program. Organizations can earn “participation gifts” of $400 per person for completion of the four-day Nonprofit Team Leadership Development Program (Track A); $200 per person for completion of the two-day High Impact Donor Relations workshop; $100 per person for completion of the one-day Effective Storytelling for Nonprofits; and $100 per person for completion of the one-day Leadership Transition workshop. Participation gifts are paid to the organization and must be used for one or more of the exempt purposes set forth in Internal Revenue Code Section 501 (c)(3).

Organizations may request to participate in more than one training program. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, November 14, 2018. 

Click here for the application.

Detailed information about the training classes are included below.

2019 Nonprofit Team Leadership Development Program (Track A)

Workshop Dates:

(This is a four-day training track and individuals must be committed to attending all four days of training. Track A training is team oriented and recommended for teams of two to four people per organization.)

January 9, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – Noon

January 23 and 24, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

February 6, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

February 13, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – Noon

Workshop Curriculums for Track A (four days total):

Date and Time: January 9, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – Noon (half-day workshop)

·        Finding Grant Funding

The Instructor will introduce participants to the grant-making process and how to use online sources to identify foundations, corporations, and federal funding partners.

Audience: Development professionals, CEO, Finance managers, aspiring leaders

Participants will receive these session objectives:

  • Become familiar with sites dedicated to presenting multiple grant opportunities;
  • Learn about grant funding directories;
  • Understand the cycle of cultivating grant opportunities, including query letters, funder networking, and grant stewardship.

Instructor: Terri Chastain, CFRE

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Date and Time: January 23 and 24, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (two-day workshop)

·         Nonprofit Management Essentials

The Instructor will engage participants in nonprofit management best practices, with the goal of offering tools to create a sustainable organization. Funders consistently seek proper accounting procedures, internal controls, an active board of directors, consistent program evaluation and mission-based strategic planning. Participants will work through steps in these areas to ensure their organizations have a strong foundation and are ready to diversify funding sources and lead with best practice knowledge.

Audience: Development professionals, managers, program coordinators, aspiring leaders

Participants will receive these session objectives:

  • Skills needed in the networking process to secure funding;
  • Steps to write a clear and concise explanation of an organizations’ mission;
  • Write a compelling need statement;
  • Details of budget construction within a grant proposal;
  • Steps to solid program evaluation;
  • Basic knowledge of nonprofit accounting and strong internal controls;
  • Actions needed to comply with various reporting guidelines and funders’ requests;
  • Discuss the role of the executive director versus the role of the board of directors;
  • Capture strategic plan elements and steps to fundraising goal progress.

Instructor: Karen Revels, MSM

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Date and Time: February 6, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (one-day workshop)

·         Volunteer Management

Volunteers are one of the most valuable resources to ensure the strength of any nonprofit. Organizations depend upon citizen participation as volunteers to carry out their vision, mission, and values. The Instructor will show participants a process to receive and manage volunteers, assure their rights are protected and engage individuals in meaningful activity.

Audience: Managers, CEO, program coordinators, aspiring leaders

Participants will receive these session objectives:

  • Discuss the role of the Volunteer Manager;
  • Review the Volunteer Bill of Rights;
  • Creating a Volunteer Program;
  • Developing a Volunteer Manual and Position Description(s);
  • Details of Volunteer Program Risk Management;
  • Steps to Improve a Volunteer Program.

Instructor: Min Sun Kim, MBA

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 Date and Time: February 13, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to Noon (half-day workshop)

·         Creating a Diversified Fundraising Plan

The key to successful fundraising begins with a solid plan; then working that plan. The Instructor will stress the need for a diversified approach to fundraising with the goal of having a sustainable organization. Participants will analyze different fundraising vehicles and select ones that diversify their sources of revenue.

Audience: Development professionals, CEO, Finance managers, aspiring leaders

Participants will receive these session objectives:

  • Understand why nonprofit organizations need to diversify their fundraising;
  • Discuss steps to create a diversified fundraising plan;
  • Maximize the role volunteers have in creating and/or administering a fundraising plan;
  • Steps to evaluate the effectiveness of a fundraising plan.

Instructor: Valarie Level-Mardle

Participation Gift eligibility for Track A: $400 per person (Individuals must complete all four days of Track A training above for their organization to be eligible for the Reinhold Foundation’s $400 gift. No partial gifts for a single day attendance or half day attendance will be provided).

 

In 2019, The Reinhold Foundation will also offer the following workshops.

 

“Effective Storytelling for Nonprofits”

Date and time: January 16, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (one-day workshop)

Learn how to tell a great story whether in 140 characters, a pitch to donors or a presentation. Reaching audiences across a variety of methods requires clarity of brand and compelling storytelling. In this workshop, you will learn the structure of a great story and how you can use these techniques to share the purpose of any organization.

Audience: Development professionals, volunteers, aspiring leaders, board members

Participants will receive these session objectives:

  • Tools to share with colleagues and volunteers to help make stronger ambassadors;
  • Techniques for telling a great story and to find the most compelling stories;
  • Understand how to read and connect with your audience;
  • Simple and effective exercises to be a great presenter, from the page to the stage.

Instructor: Alice Fairfax

Participation Gift eligibility: $100 per person (Individuals must complete the full day of training for their organization to be eligible for the Reinhold Foundation’s $100 gift.)

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“High Impact Donor Relations”

Date and time: February 20 and 21, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

(This is a two-day workshop and individuals must be committed to attending both days.)

No matter what fundraising vehicle is used – major gifts, annual fund, special events, planned giving – success depends on relationship building.

This two-day workshop will help participants learn to connect with donors in a personal way based on the understanding of behavioral styles and thus, enhance your communication and rapport. Participants will complete a DiSC assessment at the workshop. Topics presented address intermediate to advanced level instruction in donor relationship building.

Audience: Development professionals, CEO, aspiring leaders

 Participants will receive these session objectives:

  • How to recognize and understand different communication styles;
  • Personal personality and communication style through the DiSC assessment tool;
  • How to respond appropriately to the communication styles of prospective donors;
  • The interactive effects of different communication styles;
  • New communication skills that will benefit your fundraising efforts;
  • Understanding behavioral types to analyze and strategize;
  • Develop an appreciation for the principles of donor-centered fundraising;
  • Understand the fundraising cycle and review fundraising methodologies;
  • Become familiar with successful ‘ask’ behaviors;
  • Learn simple tools to help you overcome fear and succeed.

 Participation Gift eligibility: $200 per person (Individuals must complete both days of training for their organization to be eligible for the Reinhold Foundation’s $200 gift. No partial gifts for a single day attendance or half-day attendance will be provided).

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“Leadership Transition”

Date and time: March 6, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

This session will prepare participants of each organization for leadership transition at any level within an organization. Also, action planning will be developed to include consideration of an internal leadership development plan.

Audience: Board of Directors, CEO, select managers, select community members

 Participants will receive these session objectives:

  • Learn to analyze the strengths of current staff to capture their roles in a time of transition;
  • Understand the components of leadership transition and begin to develop a plan;
  • Understand who should have a role in leadership transition planning.

Instructor: Julia Burns, MBA

Participation Gift eligibility: $100 per person (Individuals must complete the full day of training for their organization to be eligible for the Reinhold Foundation’s $100 gift.)

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“Trends of Successful Marketing”

 Date and time: January 30, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (two-hour workshop)

It is important that any employee involved in the marketing process understand the impact that marketing, advertising, and social media efforts have on an entire organization. This session will offer the most beneficial methods of communicating in the nonprofit sector that is also intended to offer the greatest return on investment.

Audience: Marketing employees, CEO, select managers, volunteers

 Participants will receive these session objectives:

  • Responsibilities of nonprofit marketing professionals;
  • The role each employee plays in the marketing process;
  • Understanding current trends in the nonprofit sector that will help any organization;
  • Discussion of how marketing, advertising, and social media work together for success.

“Marketing / Social Media Consults”

Organizations participating in Trends of Successful Marketing (above) will also be provided with a private one-hour marketing consulting session on either January 30 or 31, 2019. The organization’s marketing decision makers should attend the session. Your organization’s consultation session will be offered in confidence to discuss issues that are crucial to the development and success of your organization’s marketing and social media plans.

Instructor/Consultants: Greg Trujilo and Carolyn Capern, Co-founders of CTS Agency

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Notice: All above listed workshops and dates are tentative. The Trustees will make final decisions in December based on the status of the completed applications.

Questions should be directed to Amy Parker at 269-5857 ext. 404 or aparker(at)reinhold.net.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday, November 14, 2018.

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