Workshops & Free Webinars

Caldwell Leadership Solutions in Collaboration with
Golden Triangle Regional Hub for Volunteers & Nonprofits and
United Way of Lowndes & Noxubee

2021 Training Topics, Dates, Descriptions, and Registration Links

 

Logic Models for Nonprofit Organizations 101:  The Basics
August 5, 2021

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CST
Whether you are a nonprofit leader, a social entrepreneur, or a business leader, developing a logic model is a crucial skill that you should possess.  Leaders will learn how to produce clear, concise, and compelling projects and programs that receive support.  
In this content driven training, participants will also learn:
1. What is a Logic Model
2. Why the Logic Model is Important
3. How to Develop an Effective Logic Model and
4. When to Develop and Utilize a Logic Model
 

Budgeting 101 for Nonprofit Organizations: The Basics
September 2, 2021

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CST
As an accountant who have worked with thousands of leaders, I know that creating a budget can be stressful and frustrating.  But not to worry!  In this training we will be sharing budgeting best practices that can be easily and immediately implemented as well as help reduce the stress and frustration associated with creating a realistic and workable budget.
In this 60-minute content driven training, participants will learn:
1. 7 Steps to Creating a Budget
2. How to Implement and Monitor a Budget
3. How to Budget with Ease, Accuracy and Minimal Frustration
 

 

 

 

 

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How To Develop A Sustainable Volunteer Management Program
March 30, 2021

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CST
Volunteers are invaluable assets to nonprofit organizations.  In this content driven training, participants will learn 3 Best Practices for developing and organizing a sustainable volunteer program: 
1. Key policies to develop for your volunteer program 
2. The importance of developing written volunteer roles descriptions 
3. How to effectively recruit and recognize volunteers
 

How to Maximize Community Engagement & Collaboration
April 1, 2021

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CST
Nonprofits can’t be sustainable by remaining “one of the best kept secrets in the community”.  Your clients, volunteers, collaborators, and funders must know  who you are, where you are, what you do, and how to find you.
In this content driven training, participants will learn 3 Best Practices for maximizing their organization’s community engagement and collaboration:
1. How to ensure that the mission of your organization is woven into the very fabric of your community
1. How to increase your organization’s visibility
2. How to maximize your fundraising through community engagement and collaboration
 

Evaluations 101 for Nonprofit Organizations: The Basics
May 6, 2021

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CST
Leaders of successful and sustainable nonprofit organizations understand the importance of evaluations.  An evaluation is a tool used to increase an organization’s impact.  
In this content driven training, participants will learn:
1. What is Evaluation
2. Why Evaluations Matter
3. The Basic Components of an Evaluation
4. How to Ask the Right Evaluation Questions
5. Key Areas that Should Be Evaluated
 

Record Keeping 101 for Nonprofit Organizations
June 3, 2021

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CST
Non‐profit organizations, like for‐profit ones, need to retain certain records beyond current use needs, according to regulatory, legal, financial, and operational requirements. In this training participants will learn which documents, files, and records must be retained, how they should be filed and stored, when and how they should be destroyed, and how to make sure procedures are in compliance with government regulations. 
In this content driven training, participants will learn: 
1. The Benefits of Record Keeping 
2. How to Create an Organizational Binder containing all the Important Documents your Board needs to have at its Fingertips? 
3. How to Design and Implement a Workable Filing System 
4. Hard Copy versus Electronic Copy 
5. Record Retention and Destruction Policies and Procedures
 

3 Reasons Your Nonprofit Organization Needs a Strategic Plan
July 1, 2021

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CST
“If You Fail To Plan—You Plan to Fail!”  Strategic Planning is a must for sustainable nonprofit organizations.  A quality plan clarifies the strategic direction of the organization and strategies that will be used to achieve the organization’s vision while also ensuring organizational health and sustainability. 
In this content driven training, participants will learn:
1. What is a Strategic Plan
2. Why Every Nonprofit Organization Needs a Strategic Plan
3. How to Create an Effective Strategic Plan
4. What Should be Included in a Strategic Plan
5. Who Should be Involved in Creating a Strategic Plan