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 June. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to be considered for a scholarship with a brief description of your need.
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.
Pandemic (and Post-Pandemic) Major Gift Strategies
Thursday, June 10, 10 – 11 a.m. PT | Presenter: Grady Goodall, OSU Foundation
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world upside down for many nonprofits and many more people. In this session, participants will learn timely strategies to build stronger relationships with potential major gift donors leading to more support for your organization. More details and registration information here.
Building Inclusive Teams and Mitigating Structural Bias
Tuesday, June 15, 10 – 11:30 a.m. PT | Presenter: Gerardo Ochoa, Linfield University
As the demographics of our communities continue to change, organizations are striving to reflect the communities they serve. This interactive session focuses on how the implicit attitudes, behaviors, policies, and practices may influence how we engage with individuals and/or groups and make decisions in the workplace. More details and registration information here.
Nonprofit Board Treasurer Training – Understanding Your Responsibilities and Creating Strong Financial Stewardship Processes
Thursday, June 17, 10 – 11 a.m. PT | Presenters: Erin Zollenkopf, Susan Matlack Jones & Associates and David Atkin, Center for Nonprofit Law
Are you the Treasurer, or interested in becoming the Treasurer, of a nonprofit organization’s board? Join us for this interactive session that will provide a framework of knowledge for how you can best serve your organization’s needs as a financial steward. Participants can expect to understand the roles and duties, legal and otherwise, of the Treasurer position; learn how to engage board, staff and committees in creating financial oversight and controls; and review compliance procedures, including payroll tax, donor restrictions and federal and state tax reporting requirements. More details and registration information here.