Dodge’s Board Leadership Training Series, designed for executive leaders and board members of Dodge grantee organizations, is a comprehensive step-by-step program to build a stronger and more effective Board of Directors for your organization. We have teamed up with The Nonprofit Center at La Salle University's Business School to present a comprehensive training series. It includes overviews of nonprofit life cycles and assessment, strategic planning, financial management, recruiting and retaining effective board members and more. Offered October 2014 - April 2015.
Getting attention in today’s world can be challenging. It’s no longer enough to rely solely on traditional media or grassroots engagement to get a story out to the public and garner support. That's why we teamed up with Social Impact Studios to present Public Image Works, which takes a unique approach to communications and promotions. The workshop is designed to help your organization create a communications action plan that connects six components to spread your message: a distinguished identity, vibrant promotions, storytelling, shared-power mapping, a social media strategy and managing it all. Offered March 2015 - July 2015.
For board members who do not have a background in finance and accounting, the concept of depreciation can be somewhat of a mystery. What is it really? And if no one is showing up on our organization’s doorstep with a bill for depreciation, do we really need to “fund” that expense line? Hilda Polanco As the conversation below illustrates, the reality is that funding depreciation ...Read More
I love founders. When I think of amazing nonprofits and the incredible work they do, I cannot help but appreciate the creative and dedicated individuals who gave them their starts. But every up-side has a down-side — even when it comes to founders. Laura Otten Too few founders understand their role, boundaries, strengths and weaknesses, and too few recognize when it is time to move o...Read More