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Our workshops are an excellent opportunity to learn more about a single topic. They are designed to support a wide range of audiences, from professional fundraisers and those who support fundraising, to the general public.

 

Instructors provide fundamental information for attendees but also leave time for questions and discussion. We find that often there is an opportunity for attendees to learn from each other as well.

 

Workshops are held over Zoom and a video connection is preferred (but not mandatory) for attendance.

workshop offerings

Introduction to Fundraising

This workshop is designed to provide a general overview of fundraising concepts and terminology that will strengthen your understanding of how to raise money.

Diversifying Revenue

This workshop will discuss strategies to diversify revenue at your organization as well as the strategy behind the decision making.

Fundraising for Board Members

This workshop will introduce foundational fundraising concepts and introduce ways that you can become involved.

Indigenous Protocols for Fundraisers

This workshop will explore and explain Indigenous protocols within the fundraising industry.

Community Fundraising: Tips for Raising More Money

This workshop will help you to strengthen your messaging, explore alternatives to the traditional fundraising page and stand out from the crowd, whatever your cause.

PAC (Parent Advisory Council) Fundraising

The workshop will walk PAC volunteers through fundraising strategies that will help them to raise more money.

The Power of Your Story

This workshop will explore how story telling can be used to communicate impact whether you are talking to donors, writing grant applications, preparing an annual report or writing copy for your newsletter.

Sponsorship Bootcamp (micro edition)

This workshop will explore the practice of sponsorship and how to use this powerful fundraising vehicle as a component of a diversified fundraising plan.

Developing a Case for Support

This workshop will walk you through the development of a case for support and teach you more about the many ways to use it.

Social Media with Purpose!

This workshop will review strategies for effectively utilizing different social media tools to build awareness and support fundraising campaigns.

Strategic Influence for Leaders

This workshop will introduce you to key aspects of strategic influence that will help you to be more influential in your approach when getting others on board.

Creating a Culture of Accountability

This workshop will explore how to use accountability to save time, reduce conflict, empower others, and help people to grow.

Developing Others to Build Engagement & Performance

This workshop will equip you with the tools and skills you need to effectively develop others.

"Rowena was a great instructor with great range and depth to her knowledge, but it was her kindness and gentle encouraging personality that I feel encouraged discussion, interaction and real learning and engagement. She created genuine engagement online in such a short time, I am truly impressed and grateful."

ONLINE WORKSHOP PARTICIPANT

"I was skeptical when I first signed on but this was a very productive use of my time and I am grateful for the energy I feel after the webinar. The mixture of the content, Rowena, the participation of other passionate not profit leaders was infectious. I feel a renewed passion in our cause/work that Covid-19 and the isolated silos it has created has drained. Thank you."

ONLINE WORKSHOP PARTICIPANT

Don't see what you're looking for?

 

Do you need help with a specific topic area that you do not see offered? Let us know by e-mailing rowena@nsof.ca. We would be happy to have that conversation with you, because we guarantee that you are not the the only one looking.

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