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May 2019

Nonprofit Connect – Strategic Planning

May 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Spartanburg County Foundation, 424 E. Kennedy Street
Spartanburg, SC 29302 United States
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Topic: Strategic Planning – Aligning your Vision, Mission, and Daily Operations Speaker: Nancy Holmes, Holmes and Associates Session Description: In a social, economic and technical climate that is constantly changing, it can become challenging to keep your eye on the goal. Strategic planning and informed decision making are indispensable to the life of an organization. Refresh and strengthen your knowledge of defining strategy, determining the direction towards objectives, and developing activities that render outcomes. Learn critical tools that will move your organization through the day to day functions while setting goals for the future. The question is not only where the organization wants to be in the next 3 to 5 years, but also how does it get there?

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June 2019

Nonprofit Connect – Business After Hours

June 10, 2019 at 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Topic: Nonprofit Connect Business After Hours Session Description: Please join us for Meet and Greet After Hours as we introduce the Programming Staff, Ashley Whitt – Senior Program Officer and Jasmine Guest – Program Officer. Gain knowledge of the plans for community leadership, grant making, and The Center for Philanthropy. Enjoy networking with your peers and getting to know the programming staff of the Foundation.

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August 2019

Nonprofit Connect – Achieving and Maintaining Nonprofit Financial Health

August 28, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Topic: Achieving and Maintaining Nonprofit Financial Health Speaker: Cole Alverson, Spartanburg County Administrator Session Description: All of your decisions and activities affect your organization’s financial health now and in the future. Acquire the knowledge and skills needed to measure and manage your organization’s financial health. Learn how to sustain a budget, and how to solve issues that are common for nonprofits. Click here to register for this event.

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September 2019

Nonprofit Connect – Social Media: Best practices for Nonprofit Organizations

September 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Topic: Social Media: Best practices for Nonprofit Organizations Speaker: Taylor Brown, President Digital Operations and Luke Connell, Chief Communications Officer, The Palladian Group Session Description: Join us and learn how to expand your social media presence. This session will help you better understand how to leverage the power of social media and to keep up with the constant changes. Understand the best ways to help grow your audience and engagement. Learn the latest social media trends and how to measure the awareness of your nonprofit’s reach with impressions and views of your social content. Click here to register for this event.

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October 2019

Nonprofit Connect – The Leadership Question We Should All Be Asking…

October 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Topic: The Leadership Question We Should All Be Asking... Speaker: Charles Weathers, Founder, The Weathers Group Session Description: Leadership is the art of getting others to reach for shared aspirations. But how can you genuinely develop a competent team to help your organization and initiatives thrive? Although most individuals believe it is their responsibility as a leader to have all of the answers, nothing could be further from the truth. Today's leaders realize that the ability to ask the right questions is more than half the battle for finding answers and developing solutions. This educational session equips individuals with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to continually ask themselves the single most important question in any given situation. Click here to register for this event.

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November 2019

Nonprofit Connect – Thankful for You: Nonprofit Appreciation Breakfast

November 5, 2019 at 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Topic: Thankful for You: Nonprofit Appreciation Breakfast and Resource Fair Session Description: The work of the community foundation would be futile without strong nonprofit organizations working each day to meet the direct needs of those on our community. We want to thank you for your excellent work as well as create a venue for you to share and network with your peers. Enjoy a time of fellowship over breakfast and learn about the programs and services your peers offer. Up to three representatives from your organization are invited to attend! Click here to register for this event.

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January 2021

Nonprofit Connect: Grant Writing Workshop Part-Two

January 25 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

(Special Extended Session 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm) Topic: Grant Writing Workshop Part-Two   Speaker: Patrick J. Patterson, President, Global Partners for Fathers and Families, LLC Location: Zoom Virtual Gathering Session Description: Join us for part two of our Grant Writing Workshop! Learn more in-depth principles and methods of award-winning grant writing techniques from Patrick Patterson, CEO of Global Partners for Fathers, LLC. The ability to communicate, in writing, your needs and mission are imperative to increasing your organization’s assets and capital. Come gain in-depth knowledge to help perfect your grant writing skills.

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February 2021

Nonprofit Connect: Cultivating Appreciative Leadership

February 17 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Topic: Cultivating Appreciative Leadership Speaker: Rev. Christi O. Brown, Professional & Personal Development Life Coach, Authentic Leadership Coaching LLC Location: Zoom Virtual Gathering Session Description: True appreciation of one another’s gifts and talents often goes unacknowledged in today’s workplace environment. The development of appreciative leadership utilizes the positive potential of others and transforms one’s positive talents and skills into impactful results.  Appreciative Leadership drives winning performance and creates thriving organizations and communities. This session will teach you ways to foster appreciative leadership in your workplace.

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March 2021

Nonprofit Connect: Fundraising and Donor Stewardship: Generating Long-lasting Partnerships

March 10 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Topic: Fundraising and Donor Stewardship: Generating Long-lasting Partnerships Speaker: Troy M. Hanna, President & CEO, The Spartanburg County Foundation Location: Zoom Virtual Gathering Session Description: Conducting successful fundraising and effective donor relations can often become an extensive pursuit for many nonprofits. Being able to fundraise and unearth a donor’s true philanthropic interests successfully takes much work and can ultimately make or break your organization’s plan for financial success. With adequate donor stewardship and constructive fundraising tactics, even the most unengaged donors can become a long-time supporter and advocate. This session will give you practical skills and solutions to productively fundraise for your cause while cultivating new donor engagement.

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April 2021

Nonprofit Connect – Grant Writing Workshop Part-Two

April 7 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

(Special Extended Session 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm) Topic: Grant Writing Workshop Part-Two   Speaker: Patrick J. Patterson, President, Global Partners for Fathers and Families, LLC Location: Zoom Virtual Gathering Session Description: Join us for part two of our Grant Writing Workshop! Learn more in-depth principles and methods of award-winning grant writing techniques from Patrick Patterson, CEO of Global Partners for Fathers, LLC. The ability to communicate, in writing, your needs and mission are imperative to increasing your organization’s assets and capital. Come gain in-depth knowledge to help perfect your grant writing skills.

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