Online and Classroom Training
Nonprofit Adventure’s Fundraising Guide
The Nonprofit Adventure’s Fundraising Guide is an introductory online course designed for novice fundraisers to discover successful fundraising techniques for greater giving and mission impact. The course includes five lessons that take you on a learning journey. The course is currently in beta and is full launch is expected spring 2019.
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Fordable Fundraising workshops are designed to take you and your fundraising to the next level.
Nonprofit Adventures Fundraising Guide
Audience: Board, founder, and new to fundraising
This introductory course in fundraising will reveal the secrets of successful fundraising and help you move from nervousness about asking to full confidence in knowing how and feeling good about engaging in the fundraising process. Key messages can be provided in 45 minutes for board education or structured as a more in-depth training, up to 4 hours.
Nonprofit Adventures Grant Writing Guide
Audience: Volunteers and staff new to grant writing
Move from frustration at receiving a stream of rejection letters to more funding to support your charity’s mission. The Adventure Guide to Grant Seeking is a crash course in grant writing that unlocks how you too can hear ‘yes’ on your next proposal. Learn how to identify the best sources, understand what motivates grant makers to give, and learn how to craft a knock-out proposal. Key topics can be provided in as few as two hours and up to eight.
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Presented in conjunction with the Boost Conference in Palm Springs, this two part crash-course in grant writing will teach you how to identify grant sources, be competitive for funding and to prepare a knock-out compelling proposal. This workshop includes lecture, group work, and writing.
Prospecting for Treasure: Identify Your Charity’s Next $10,000 Supporter
Nonprofit experts, Janeal and Marti understand what it takes, having raised millions of dollars for charity. Come learn from the best how to identify potential supporters for your nonprofit. In this fun-filled, action packed session you will:
1. Uncover prevailing truths on those who give to charity
2. Identify four major donor types, why they give and what you need to consider before approaching them for a gift
3. Discover prospecting tools that can help you identify your next donor capable of writing your charity a $10,000 check
4. Recognize how to prioritize your list of sources to maximize your time, energy and fundraising resources
Networking and light refreshments will precede the workshop.
Janeal Ford, MPA, CFRE
Janeal Ford is a visionary whose ability to see a brighter future is matched by her action on ideas. Janeal received a Bachelor of Science in Sociology and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Utah and is a Certified Fund-Raising Executive (CFRE). After two decades of experience, she brings a wealth of knowledge in best-practice fundraising.
Marti has over 20 years’ experience working with nonprofit organizations, primarily in the human services sector. Her skills range from program design to executive leadership. As a certified coach, Marti supports individual and organizational transition and growth by building bridges between diverse people, envisioning the big picture, and accelerating new initiatives with tangible results. Her leadership style is facilitative, working with others to develop strategic direction, implementing objectives, and achieving desired outcomes.
Sample List of Past
• Casa de Amparo
• Classics 4 Kids
• Collective Impact Center
• Dixie State University
• Events with Benefits
• Grant Writing Specialists
• Hera Hub
• San Diego Community College District
• San Diego County Resident Services
• San Diego Writers Ink
• St. George Chamber Training Series
• Utah Nonprofits Association
• Utah NAHRO Conference