Wednesdays 3:30-5:00PM / April 3rd-June 5th

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Pendleton

Pendleton Area Nonprofit Business Series

A comprehensive series of seminars to sharpen the skills of boards and staff.

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Pendleton Area Nonprofit Business Series

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Wednesdays 3:30-5:00PM / April 3rd-June 5th

Pendleton, Pendleton, OR 97801, USA

About the event

Cause Oregon is offering a comprehensive series of seminars this spring to sharpen the skills of nonprofit boards and staff. Whether you're new to the sector or a seasoned professional, the series will provide practical tools for your work.

Classes are stand-alone modules and also build a nonprofit toolkit sequentially. Participants can attend any number of sessions at $35 each, or register for all ten at a discounted rate of $295. Seating is limited; pre-registration is required. Fees are not refundable but can be credited for future sessions.

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  • Starting a Nonprofit 4/3/19

    $35

    Is there a cause you'd like to champion by starting a charitable nonprofit? Working in the nonprofit sector is very rewarding, but passion alone is not enough. As with any startup, nonprofits take a considerable amount of time and require a full suite of business skills. In this session, we'll explore the key considerations in starting a nonprofit and steps required to gain exempt status. We'll also outline the elements necessary for an organization to be successful.

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  • Board Responsibilities 4/10/19

    $35

    Nonprofit boards are the governing bodies of public corporations. They're responsible for overseeing a nonprofit's activities through solid financial, legal and ethical policies. Board members also ensure their organization has adequate resources to meet its mission. In this session, we'll review the basics of being a Board Member. We'll also examine keys to becoming an effective and high-functioning Board of Directors.

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  • Strategic Planning 4/17/19

    $35

    Moving towards your mission requires thought and analysis combined with action and assessment. In a world where human and financial resources are constrained, a strategic plan identifies activities that will enable an organization to advance its mission. We'll spend this session building a simple framework for a strategic plan. Together, we'll build a template designed to guide Boards & Executive Directors through a planning process. Participants will leave with a road map they can customize.

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  • Hiring an ED 4/24/19

    $35

    One of the most important jobs of a nonprofit board is hiring, partnering with, and evaluating its Executive Director (ED). As leader of operations, an ED is directly responsible for meeting many of the goals of a nonprofit. This session will explore managing a search for staff, setting a course for a new hire, monitoring an executive's progress, and evaluating their work. Participants will leave with a process and tool for objectively measuring their executive staff's performance.

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  • Board & Staff Roles 5/1/19

    $35

    The relationship between Board and Staff sets the stage for a nonprofit's success. Making your way towards meeting your mission requires this relationship is a healthy one...where clear lines of authority, accountability and process keep respective roles distinct - but complementary and supportive. In this session, we'll review the roles and responsibilities of both Board Members and Staff, elements of a high-functioning Board-Staff partnership, and the special link between Board Chair and ED.

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