Upcoming Programs

Mar
22

This series explores evaluation as a process that contributes to the greater good. 

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Mar
26

This course is designed to build upon concepts presented in Volunteer Management 101 and 102. Advanced topics include evaluation, risk management, and organizational adoption.

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Mar
29

Once you have gained an understanding of the true cost of service delivery and created a plan to fund those costs over the course of the year, the next step is to monitor your progress against that plan. In this workshop, we will introduce key concepts and best practices on financial performance management.

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Apr
3

A well-designed board and committee structure and meeting agenda with the right leaders can make the difference in an organization’s ability to move ahead on transformational change.

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Apr
4

This workshop will provide tools and guidance on the softer skills needed to manage employees or contract staff.

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Apr
9

In this introductory workshop, you’ll polish the skills required to take your individual fundraising strategies to the next level.

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Apr
17

This workshop will provide a brief overview of the Forefront Library’s databases, print collection, and online research guides, as well as a deeper look at the Foundation Center's database, Foundation Directory Online. Laptops are welcome and encouraged for hands-on experience.

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Apr
26

This workshop will explore the most promising practices of community engagement.

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May
1

In this session, we will explore resources needed in “non-program” functions—staff capacity, technology systems, and efficient workflow—in order to optimize an organization’s operations.

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May
8

Is your board asking the right questions? Do they know what a high-performance board should be doing? Do you have the right culture to build a high-performance board?

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May
10

This workshop will explore approaches to engaging with conflict and having difficult conversations that create an environment of trust where all parties can walk away feeling respected, seen, and heard.

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May
15

This workshop will provide a brief overview of the Forefront Library’s databases, print collection, and online research guides, as well as a deeper look at our available databases for researching individual donors.

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May
17

This workshop will explore cultural learning, cultural assets, and how philanthropy, programming, and evaluation practitioners can integrate culture in a way that moves towards effective action.

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Jun
6

This workshop focuses on the attitudes and skills you can cultivate in order to learn from mistakes and help yourself and others “fail forward”.

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Jun
14

This workshop will explore ways to understand and actively respond to the root causes that have profound impact on your clients’ and program participants’ lives.

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