Workshops

Board Leadership Training Series

Dodge’s Board Leadership Training Series is an intensive 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 FREE, comprehensive series that has three components:

  1. Foundational Overview: Attend three mandatory introductory full-day workshops: Getting Started: Lifecycles, Assessment and Building a Culture for Effective Change, The Board Bootcamp, and Where Do We Go From Here: Turning Learning Into Action
  2. Drilling Down: Attend three to five follow-up intensive workshops on the most pressing Board development subjects
  3. Institutionalize The Learning: An opportunity to: Join the Conversation with Dodge's online community; receive JUST IN TIME mentoring; and apply for a matching grant to implement board-driven action

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Communications Series

Improve Your Communications and Expand Your Reach!

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. With so many concerned people and new forms of media, the time is right for making the most of communications to catch attention and inspire action!

The Public Image Works Series

The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation will team up again with Social Impact Studios to present the Public Image Works series in 2014. Public Image Works combines the best of marketing principles and organizing practices to call attention to important issues and to mobilize action for success. This 4-part participatory series helps you dig into your organization’s identity, develop vibrant promotional plans – including social media – and make the most of your valued relationships to achieve your goals.

 

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Wendy Liscow

Program Director, Education

 

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Senior Program Associate