You’ve got a project that needs funding. You’ve found a potential funder. But how do you build an application that gives you the best chance to secure funding for your project? This webinar will cover the basics of successful grant writing as well as some tips and tricks to make your application shine – don’t leave money on the table! More Info »
This webinar explores "Tech 101" for faith-based organizations, including: What is the tech donations program and how to get started; the different software and hardware available to you (tailored to the audience); important info about an organization's TechSoup Canada account; technology tips and best practices. More Info »
Grants are another source of financing that is often over looked and under utilized by non-profits and especially faith organizations. There are many grants available that support the work that congregations provide and learning to write grants thoughtfully and diligently can make a huge difference to your organization. The top concepts that are covered are; More Info »
Everyone is selling all of the time, which means that the basics of marketing are important for everyone to know and utilize in their organization. Non-profits market to their donors, members, clients, funders, community, and many other stakeholders. All of these different target audiences can make marketing even more critical. The top concepts that are More Info »
The buzz word is ‘social enterprise’ and the thought that a successful non-profit organization should be thinking of ways to become financial viable and stable. The definition of a social enterprise is that it provide social good and benefit, but it doesn’t necessarily have to be a non-profit. It could be for profit. With this More Info »
Fundraising is an integral part of any non-profit organization from an association, a healthcare provider, an educational institution, or a faith organization. There are some fundraising basics and best practices that will help any campaign or ongoing fundraising efforts to be more successful simply by knowing them. These best practices and nuggets of information have More Info »
Let's explore how effective churches recruit, encourage, equip, deploy, and (if necessary) fire volunteers. Volunteerism is growing in North America, but churches often experience an acute shortage of volunteers. What are we doing wrong? How can we get it right? Tom Bandy provides insights into the strategies that avoid volunteer burnout and empower volunteers. Presenter: Tom More Info »
Today small churches are looking for alternatives! This webinar is not about what happened, but what to do about it. Let go of the past and let’s talk about how to be faithful for the future. Church mergers are more complicated than you might think. There are many opportunities and advantages to merger for small More Info »
The congregation is ready to get socially interactive – in a digital sense. You've got a Facebook group (or page), a Twitter account to share the good news, Instagram (or Flickr!) to share pics of the community getting together, or maybe Pinterest is the way to go... but what are the policies your congregation is More Info »
We've heard that you want to talk about property! There's a hunger in the church for more resources and support on property issues. Across Canada, The United Church owns a lot of property, so it's not surprising that many have questions on redevelopment, repurposing and sale of property, as more communities of faith look at More Info »
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