MNN's 2021 Annual Conference, one of the largest gatherings of nonprofit professionals in the state, will take place virtually from Tuesday, October 5 to Friday, October 8 in your home office!
The theme of this year's conference is "A Bridge to Better," which captures a common aspiration of the Massachusetts nonprofit sector and those who support it as we move forward together. The conference will feature soon-to-be-announced speakers, panels, over 20 workshops, networking opportunities, and a new and exciting virtual event platform to allow attendees to easily navigate the online setting.
Grab your tickets before September 12th to take advantage of the Early Bird discount!
Getting Grant Ready: Action Steps for Nonprofit Startups and Nonprofit in Turnaround
Grant readiness has a direct impact on the success and sustainability of nonprofits no matter what stage of the nonprofit lifecycle they are in.
But what does it mean to be grant-ready?
How do you know when you are?
What is the cost if you're not?
Join NOPI – Nonprofit Incubator and Dr. Beverly A. Browning (Dr. Bev), CSPF as we provide specific action steps every nonprofit must take to become fundable. Information provided will set the foundation to begin or return to a state of growth.
How to Love Your Donors So They Love You Back (with more gifts)
You work hard to raise money to fulfill an important mission. But if you aren't taking good care of current donors, your fundraising program is just spinning its wheels. Building a strong donor program is about showing your donors the love so that they stay happily by your side, giving more and larger gifts, year after year.
In this workshop, learn the metrics you should be watching that indicate donor happiness, and discover the top reasons donors leave (or stay with you) and how you can keep more donors, even with limited resources. Take away key actions you can take today to show your donors the love they're looking for.
From developing the proposal idea to completing the details of the budget, this workshop provides an outline to use to prepare clear, concise, comprehensive, and competitive proposals. Participants will learn to develop measurable project goals, objectives, and outcomes required in every proposal. Understand what is important to include in grant proposals by creating meaningful content for full proposals, letters of intent/inquiry, and online grant applications as well a post-award reporting.
The intended topics covered in this webinar are as follows:
Grants as part of the fundraising plan
Preparing the proposal idea including SMART goals and objectives
Outlines for full grant proposals and letters of intent/inquiry
Examining reasons for proposal rejection
Exploring rules of grant management
This webinar provides learning opportunities for novice and intermediate (2 to 3 years) grant seekers.