Workshops

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. 

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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. 

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Technical Assistance: Strategic Planning — It’s Not a Sprint January 7th, 2015 Dodge

What’s the most common phone call that consultants get from nonprofits? “We’re doing a strategic plan and we’re having our retreat on such-and-such a date. Can you help us?” This call usually indicates that the organization is hoping to sprint through its strategic plan in a single day — but really effective planning can’t be done in a speedy few hours. ...

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Technical Assistance: The Difficulties of Being Board President December 4th, 2014 Dodge

Believe it or not, not every board member wants to rise to board president. Sometimes the reluctance is even extreme. A recent voicemail from an outgoing board president reflected a directive from her board: Can we find someone the organization could hire to be board president? Laura Otten While this board’s proposed solution is one I had never heard before, the situation that prompted it i...

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Every month, the Dodge blog tackles a new Technical Assistance topic, featuring guest posts from our TA faculty and other workshop participants.

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“We believe that our nonprofit leaders have to stop swabbing the decks and get into the crow’s nest for a better, bigger view,” says Program Officer Wendy Liscow, who leads the Technical Assistance program for Dodge.

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Wendy Liscow

Program Director, Education

 

Elaine Rastocky

Senior Program Associate