Upcoming Online Sessions
NAO offers practical, affordable learning and convening programs in a variety of formats, including conferences, resource round-ups, informational sessions and mini-workshops through webinars, and deeper-dive learning through virtual learning cohorts. We have added quite a few new sessions for April and May. Please scroll through and sign-up today!
South Coast Area Learn at Lunch Series
Are you on a nonprofit board or staff member in Coos or Curry County looking for practical training and tools to strengthen your organizational leadership skills? Come learn with us at our South Coast Learn at Lunch series! Each session is one-hour long, held on Zoom and are provided a la carte, so you can join us for all of them. Please see the links for more information and we hope to see you there!
NAO has a limited number of scholarships available for organization based in rural, and/or BIPOC lead and serving organizations. Scholarships will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. Please contact email@example.com if you would like to be considered for a scholarship with a brief description of your need.
The Future of Fundraising Events in 2021 and Beyond
Tuesday, April 27, 10 – 11 a.m. PT | Presenter: Samantha Swaim, Swaim Strategies
The transition to virtual fundraising has been a year of learning. With every event we dive deeper into understanding what core elements are essential for fundraising events as well as what works uniquely in the virtual format. In this session, we will share the key strategic learnings you to run a successful virtual event. More details and registration information here.
Creating Inclusion for the Visible & Invisible Members of the LGBTQ+ Community
Thursday, April 29, 10 – 11 a.m. PT | Presented by: Kaig Lightner, Quantum Gender LLC
Take a deep dive into the assumptions that we all make as a result of our society's reliance on the gender binary system. If you are interested in developing a greater understanding of ways you and your organization can be more supportive and affirming of transgender and non-binary members of the LGBTQ+ community, this session is for you. More details and registration information here.
Building Effective Budgets for Your Nonprofit Organization
Tuesday, May 4, 10 – 11 a.m. PT | Presenter: Todd Kimball, CFO Selections
Explore specific budget building methodologies that work the best and how to achieve a collaborative, well-conceived, and impactful tool for the organization. This webinar session will be especially timely for organizations who have a June 30 fiscal year-end. More details and registration information here.
Different Ways to Present and Communicate Your Financial Statements
Wednesday, May 12, 10 – 11 a.m. PT | Presenter: Erin Zollenkopf, SMJ
Financial statements help you understand the work of a nonprofit; they paint a picture with numbers. See different ways to present financial information to communicate your story and help stakeholders including the board, management, and funders understand the work and the financial picture of your organization. More details and registration information here.
Breaking Down HR Law for Small Nonprofit Employers
Tuesday, May 18, 10 – 11 a.m. PT | Presenter: Christine Frazer, Christine Frazer HR Strategist
Human resource laws can be difficult to grasp. In this session we’ll break down these laws into understandable and actionable items as it relates to nonprofit employers. This hour will be all about asking and answering all those questions you’ve been too afraid to ask. More details and registration information here.
Managing Staff in 2021 - How are Nonprofit Employers Innovating for Success?
Tuesday, May 25, 10 – 11 a.m. PT | Presenter: Christine Frazer, Christine Frazer HR Strategist
With the pandemic carrying into 2021, we’ve had to learn how to manage remote employees, keep staff safe, possibly downsize, all while maintaining a positive work culture. Learn about ways other nonprofits are innovating and breaking barriers to be successful. This course is perfect for nonprofits that have between 1-25 employees. More details and registration information here.
May 5 through June 2, Noon – 1:15 p.m. PT | Facilitator: Allison Shirk, Spark The Fire Grantwriting Classes
Explore the big picture of writing grants and discuss the detailed nuances of the proposal writing process. In this cohort participants will discover resources for finding grants; develop strategies for gaining visibility and building relationships with grantmakers; and discover what makes the difference between a good proposal and a great one. More details and registration information here.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Justice Leader Cohort
May 19 through January 19, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. PT | Facilitated by: Capacity Building Partnership (CBP)
Our friends at CBP are offering a virtual nine-month in-depth DEIJ Leader Cohort for executives, directors, and others who have significant decision-making authority around DEIJ in their organizations. Participants will engage in a comprehensive experience that will challenge your mindset, advance your leadership, deepen your DEIJ analysis, and build your leadership to implement and integrate DEIJ into the fabric of your organization. More details and registration information here.