WEBINAR: Intro to Lean Six Sigma for Nonprofit Organizations

Lean and Six Sigma are improvement methodologies that have helped organizations and businesses save money, improve delivery performance, reduce inventory and improve quality for decades. These techniques of data analysis and process workflow can also be used to help engage employees and develop staff and volunteers for future roles. These methods have also helped reduce negative impacts on the environment (energy, waste and landfill usage), and help government agencies, education, and nonprofits working towards achieving sustainable solutions to challenges in our communities.

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WEBINAR: How to Create a Monthly Finance Routine

This session will help demystify the monthly finance process with leaders. We will break down the key actions that leaders need to take each month to ensure a comprehensive, organized, and strategic monthly finance routine to help grow your bottom line and your impact. We will review bookkeeping, reporting, presenting, forecasting on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis to make sure leaders don’t miss a thing!

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FREE WEBINAR: Leverage Your Nonprofit Profile to Achieve Funding Success This Giving Season

Gear up for the 2020 Giving Season! The global COVID-19 pandemic has brought new challenges, but we’re here to help you navigate and achieve funding success.

Learn how to optimize your GuideStar Nonprofit Profile to reach millions of potential donors – including 200+ charitable websites, dozens of private foundations, and all major U.S. based donor-advised funds – and prepare for Giving Season.

By updating your GuideStar Nonprofit Profile and earning your Seals of Transparency, you’ll provide fresh information to GuideStar’s 10 million+ unique visitors, as well as the millions more who visit our partner sites, such as Facebook, AmazonSmile, and Network for Good.

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SUBSIDIZED WEBINAR: Virtual Fundraising Events

Transitioning to a Virtual Event while still Meeting Your Fundraising Goal
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
12:00PM – 1:30PM
Online through Washington Nonprofits

This course is FREE to Whidbey nonprofits with a subsidy from Whidbey Community Foundation. Please contact WCF at info@whidbeyfoundation.org or 360-660-5041 in order to receive the Promo Code.

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Many nonprofits rely on the Spring fundraiser – an in-person gala or auction that brings in a substantial portion of the annual budget. But COVID-19 has left us scrambling to figure out how we can achieve our fundraising goal without being able do what we’ve done in past years.

Luckily, many brave nonprofits have already experimented with virtual fundraiser platforms and explored new fundraising ideas that don’t require an in-person event. In this webinar, expert nonprofit event planner Gazala Uradnik of GFS Events will guide us through what the state of virtual fundraisers looks like now and what we should think about in the coming months. Then we’ll hear from a panel of nonprofits who have embraced the new reality and hosted successful virtual fundraisers. Plus, Beth Lehman of the Liquor and WA State Cannabis Board will join the panel to answer your questions about how you can and cannot include liquor in your virtual event.

Whether you’re planning your Spring 2021 event or want some tips and ideas for your Fall fundraiser, you’ll leave this webinar with actionable next steps and confidence in your ability to meet your annual fundraising goals.

FREE WEBINAR: Stewardship Tips for Better Donor Retention

Improving how you thank and steward your donors can lead to higher donor retention rates. Learn actionable steps nonprofit organizations of all sizes can take to improve communications with donors and enhance their experience. Stewardship techniques specific to social distancing will be discussed.

FREE. Register here.