• S.C.O.R.E.: Everything You Need to Know to Run a Successful Non-profit (2019)

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    Name: S.C.O.R.E.: Everything You Need to Know to Run a Successful Non-profit (2019)
    Date: January 19, 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST
    Event Description:

    Everything You Need to Know to Run a Successful Nonprofit

    This workshop will provide both “new" and “existing" nonprofits the essential information critical for the success of your organization. You will learn strategies from an attorney specializing in nonprofit law, a past Executive Director of a large nonprofit, and the Past President of a growing community nonprofit. They will teach you which nonprofit entity will best serve your needs, how to develop your organizational structure, the legal issues you must consider, how to develop your mission statement, how to develop your goals, objectives and desired outcomes, including how to build and best utilize your Board of Directors.

       Who Should Attend:
    Anyone who wants to start a nonprofit organization or CEO’s, directors and managers with are running a nonprofit.

    Background: 
    There are 1375 nonprofit organizations registered in Sonoma County.* The exact number fluctuates constantly, but you get the point. Thousands of good people are doing good things for other people, the environment and animals by raising billions of dollars annually for their programs.

    Learning Objectives
    •Defining Your Mission – Writing a clear, simple, easily articulated statement of why you exist
    •Assessing Your Resources – Mapping internal and external factors
    •Identifying the Challenges – Step one in overcoming obstacles is recognizing them
    •Assessing Your Market Share - Identifying the competition and looking for collaboration
    •Evaluating Community Support – Looking deeper into who will join you and what they offer
    •Planning: Year One – How to reach but still be realistic
    •Establishing a Preliminary Budget – Budgeting from thin air is tricky but not impossible and it is essential
    •Being Accountable – Building in the outcomes from the beginning and charting progress

    The Presenters:
    Daryl Reese - Daryl’s practice focuses on nonprofit law, business law, and civil litigation. As a former business leader and nonprofit executive, he brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding to the business needs of business entities and nonprofit organizations of all types; 

    Fran Meininger - Fran has over 25 years of experience in nonprofit leadership, from volunteer coordinator to Executive Director, as well as membership on many boards, councils and commissions.

    Charles (Chuck) Levine - Charles Levine was the President of the Board of Jack London Park Partners, when it created the first Operating Agreement to manage a California State Park. In the six years since JLPP began operating the Park, it has thrived. Attendance has more than doubled. The Park’s budget has increased by a factor of 4, yet the Park has consistently operates at break-even or with a surplus. Volunteers in the Park have increased about 5- fold. The Park is recognized by many as a model for public-private partnerships.



    Register at:  http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=hx89a4cab&oeidk=a07efsj2irx4936c34f

     
    Location:
    Finley Community Center
    Person Senior Wing
    2060 W College Avenue
    Santa Rosa, CA  95401
     
    Date/Time Information:
    Saturday,  January 19, 2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Contact Information:
    Sandy Tradewell (707) 548-5814
    Fees/Admission:
    $35.00 / per person
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