APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE FOR 2020 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 10 days of nonprofit training in 2020 (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 Creating an Annual Fund workshop; $200 per person for completion of the two-day Proposal Writing workshop; $100 per person for completion of the one-day Measuring for Success: Program Evaluation workshop; $50 per person for completion of the half-day Data to Dollars: Fundraising with Data workshop; and $50 per person for completion of the half-day Getting to Know Google AdWords and Analytics 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 20, 2019.

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Detailed information about the training classes are included below.

2020 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 29, 2020, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

February 18 and 19, 2020, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (each day)

February 25, 2020, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Workshop Curriculums for Track A (four days total):

·         Volunteer Management

Date and Time: January 29, 2020, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (one-day workshop)

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

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·         Nonprofit Management Essentials

Date and Time: February 18 and 19, 2020, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (two-day workshop)

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

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·         Finding Grant Funding

 Date and Time: February 25, 2020, 9:00 a.m. – 12 Noon (three-hour workshop)

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

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·         Creating a Diversified Fundraising Plan

Date and Time: February 25, 2020, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (three-hour workshop)

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

 

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 2020, The Reinhold Foundation will also offer the following workshops:

 

“Creating an Annual Fund”

Date and time: January 8 and 9, 2020, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (two-day workshop)

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

Have you dreamed of taking your nonprofit organization to its next level of fundraising success and providing financial stability? In this highly interactive workshop, you will learn strategies to start and sustain an annual fund campaign. Creating a successful annual fund campaign will generate reliable unrestricted income, develop a base of loyal donors, and position your organization for major gifts, capital campaigns and planned giving.  The annual fund is an organized effort to obtain gifts on a yearly basis to support, at least in part, general operations of a nonprofit organization. The annual fund often represents a large percentage of a nonprofit organization’s income and is designed to acquire, renew, and grow financial support primarily from individual donors. This workshop addresses beginning to intermediate level instruction for annual fund campaigns. Seasoned fundraising professionals may see this as a refresher course. The workshop is an elective option for the Certificate in Fundraising and Development at Rollins College Edyth Bush Institute.

Audience:  Development professionals, event specialists, volunteers, CEO

 Participants will receive these session objectives:

  • Purpose and goals of Annual Fund;
  • Roles and responsibilities of staff and volunteers;
  • Strategies to strengthen the case for support;
  • Effective annual giving strategies and role of social media;
  • Goal setting and evaluating results;
  • Ways to minimize donor attrition through effective stewardship.

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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“Proposal Writing” (Grant Writing)

Date and time: March 3 and 4, 2020, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (two-day workshop)

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

Participants will receive a step by step approach to the proposal writing process, offering tools to develop carefully targeted, well written proposals. It is intended to be interactive using group discussion and exercises. Focus will include writing the cover letter, executive summary, mission statement, project description, case for support, budget and budget narrative.  Research principles and the importance of networking will also be addressed.

Audience:  Development professionals, aspiring writers, volunteers, CEO

 Participants will receive these session objectives:

  • Critical review of the proposal writing process;
  • Importance of research and forethought in the writing process;
  • Organizational and analytical approach to proposal writing;
  • An understanding of time sensitive activities;
  • The value of team engagement in the research and writing

 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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“Measuring for Success: Program Evaluation”

Date and time: March 19, 2020, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (one-day workshop)

What difference do your programs make in the lives of the clients you serve? How successful are your programs at meeting their intended goals? How often do you measure impact of service delivery?  This session is designed to provide a practical approach to Evaluation.

To be competitive for funding it is important for agencies to be able to demonstrate the impact of their programs. Measuring for Success is where you will learn the benefit of Evaluation, create outcome statements that truly reflect the difference your programs make, identify how to measure your programs, create a plan for implementing evaluation, and learn what to do with your results.

Audience: Program Directors, Quality driven professionals, managers, CEO

 Participants will receive these session objectives:

  • Benefit of incorporating evaluation into your organization;
  • How to be a catalyst in establishing measurements, providing quantifiable data to customers;
  • Practice writing outcome statements while creating a realistic reporting model;
  • Learn to recognize concrete measures that drive

 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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“Data to Dollars: Fundraising with Data”

Date and time: February 5, 2020, 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon (three-hour workshop)

No matter how good we are at fundraising, our intuition can only take us so far.   Knowing more about what is happening within our base of support is a more effective way to bring in vital dollars that support our missions.  We all know that ‘metrics matter’ in fundraising. But who has the time and resources to take frequent, deep dives into vast reams of data? Believe it or not, you do…You just don’t know it yet!  It’s easier (and more fun) than it sounds.

Audience:  Development professionals, marketing managers, volunteers, CEO

 Participants will receive these session objectives:

  • Learn the ABCs of moving toward a data-driven culture in your organization;
  • Learn how to collect and interpret key metrics like annual growth rate, average gift, donor lifetime value, donor retention rate, donor churn rate, upgrade, downgrade, and donor acquisition cost to shine a light on trends and opportunities you might be missing;
  • Learn how to find inexpensive ways to get someone else to crunch the numbers for you!
  • Learn actionable ways to use metrics to inform your donor segmentation strategies.

 Participation Gift eligibility: $50 per person (Individuals must complete the full three-hour training for their organization to be eligible for the Reinhold Foundation’s $50 gift.)

 

“Getting to Know Google AdWords and Analytics”

 Date and time: February 5, 2020, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (three-hour workshop)

You already know Google as your favorite search engine. But Google also offers a powerful set of tools that your nonprofit can use to raise awareness and measure the actions of the audience you reach. Google AdWords allows you to set up highly targeted advertising campaigns on search engines and other websites, based on different key terms and audience demographics. Google Analytics allows you to measure the success of your marketing efforts based on traffic to your website and determine how visitors are using the website.

Audience:  Development professionals, marketing managers, volunteers, CEO

 Participants will receive these session objectives:

  • Gain an understanding of how to effectively use AdWords or Analytics;
  • Learn how to set up targeted advertising and marketing campaigns;
  • Learn the best methods to measure success of your Google marketing

 

Participation Gift eligibility: $50 per person (Individuals must complete the full three-hour training for their organization to be eligible for the Reinhold Foundation’s $50 gift.)

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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 20, 2019.

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