Cabarrus County Nonprofit Workshop

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The Cabarrus County Nonprofit Workshop is an opportunity for nonprofit executives, staff, and volunteers to engage in professional development opportunities that will strengthen their impact in our community.  The workshop is free of charge and includes two sessions with knowledgeable field experts in subjects important to the success of every nonprofit. 

Workshops are at 9 AM and 10:30 AM.  There is also an optional lunch with keynote speaker immediately following the workshops for a $10 charge.

We will be giving away two tickets to the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits Statewide Conference on Sept 13th-15th at Embassy Suites in Concord!
Door prize winners will be selected at the conclusion of lunch. Must be present to win.

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Thursday, August 24, 2017
Doors open at 8:15 - Welcome at 8:30

Please click here to register.

Engaging Changing Demographics in Fundraising
            with John Hewett, President & CEO at Hewett Consulting

              The era of “one-size-fits-all fundraising” is over. Savvy nonprofits are crafting segmented appeals to many different donor groups for the same worthy cause.  Join us as we do a deep dive into how our changing national demographics demand a new and creative approach to developing sustainable financial support.

MEasuring Outcomes, Value, and Impact in the Increasingly Competitive Nonprofit Sector
            with Emily Elliott, Executive Director at Heart Math Tutoring

              With so many valuable nonprofits making an impact, it can be challenging to persuade donors that your agency would be their best investment. In this interactive investigation, you will join Emily Elliott, Founder and Executive Director of Heart Math Tutoring, to first discover how to accurately evaluate your own impact. Then, using qualitative examples, you will learn effective ways to package this message to leave a lasting impression on your donors and the community.

What Changes in Washington and Raleigh Mean for Your Nonprofit
with Dianne Chipps Bailey Nonprofit Organizations and Foundations Practice Group Leader at Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson

              Join accomplished attorney for nonprofits Dianne Chipps Bailey of Robinson Bradshaw as she explains how federal and state legislative changes will affect the nonprofit sector. Gain a deeper understanding of both proposed and enacted legislation and how to best prepare your organization for success in light of new laws. The presentation will cover sales and use tax refunds, real property tax exemptions, assumed names, regulatory moratoria, the Johnson amendment, tax reform, and much more.

Board and Volunteer Management
             with Tina Postel Executive Director at Loaves and Fishes

              When hiring for a senior level position within your nonprofit organization, often we follow rigorous steps and cast a wide net to find the best and brightest candidates.  However, when it comes to recruiting board members and other volunteers, nonprofits can be guilty of readily accepting what they are given.  This seminar will explore strategies for recruiting the "cream of the crop" for your board and volunteer team.  Participants will learn practical techniques for maximizing the leadership potential in each of their volunteers to ensure maximum mission benefit.