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Nonprofit workshops announced for 2011

The Small Business Development Center at UNF has assisted thousands of potential and existing business owners by providing the management advice, training and information they need to start, grow, and profit.

This experience and knowledge can be utilized by nonprofits to help their organizations manage more efficiently, find funding, and create more awareness. By learning the methods a small business may use, nonprofits can grow and prosper.

All classes will be facilitated by qualified instructors from the SBDC at UNF, public sector organizations, and other experts in their field.

These knowledgeable instructors are well versed and have experience working in the nonprofit sector. They will share insight and information on topics crucial to the success of any nonprofit organization.

Nonprofit Startup 101 (Mini-workshop)

The process of transforming your idea into an operating organization can be complicated. This workshop will provide the information you need to start a nonprofit organization in Northeast Florida ‐ begin with an understanding of why you may or may not want to start a nonprofit organization and what opportunities may be available to you.

Dates/Locations

February 15th, 2011 – 11:30 am to 01:00 pm

Class is held in the SBDC conference Room on the second floor

May 24th, 2011 – 06:00 pm to 07:30 pm

Class is held in the SBDC conference Room on the second floor

August 18th, 2011 – 11:30 am to 01:00 pm

Class is held in the SBDC conference Room on the second floor

Cost

$25.00

Registration: call 904-620-2476 or click the link below.

Pre-registration is required

Fundraising for Nonprofits

A Feasibility & Planning Study provides you with the

data and tools you need to raise funds by exploring

both internal and external issues, including organizational

capacity and capabilities, public perception,

and sources and levels of financial support.

This workshop will teach you what questions

to ask, who to ask, and how to analyze the

results.

Dates/Locations

Jacksonville

June 17th, 2011 – 01:00 pm to 04:00 pm

UNF University Center 12000 Alumni Dr. Jacksonville, FL 32224

QuickBooks for Nonprofits



Participants will learn how to maximize QuickBooks software in their non-profit organization. New users will become confident in using QuickBooks and existing users will discover new tips and advice to move their use to the next level. This hands-on class will help you meet the needs of management, boards of directors, and grantors. Handle your grants and contracts, manage proposals, track funding sources, record in-kind transactions, reconcile bank statements, budgets, and more.


Dates/Locations


January 27th, 2011 – 01:00 pm to 04:00 pm

UNF University Center

12000 Alumni Drive

Jacksonville, FL 32224




Registration: 904-620-2476 or at the link below


Pre-registration is required

Business Planning for Nonprofits

Nonprofits are increasingly motivated to use business planning tools and models to communicate their visions and their “value added” to funders, investors, clients and the community. Whether you have plans for a revenue-generating social venture, or simply want to analyze and communicate your goals through a business development lens, this introductory workshop will highlight the critical elements and best practices in business planning for nonprofit organizations.

Dates/Locations

Jacksonville

March 14th, 2011 – 09:00 am to 12:00 pm

UNF University Center 12000 Alumni Dr. Jacksonville, FL 32224

Grant Writing for Nonprofits

At the core of every successful grant proposal is

the Case for Support. It is the Value Proposition

being presented to funders to show they should

invest in a program or project. This workshop is a

hands‐on, writing exercise to develop that Value

Proposition, and market it to the funding sources

most likely to make the investment.

Dates/Locations

Jacksonville

April 26th, 2011 – 06:00 pm to 09:00 pm

UNF University Center 12000 Alumni Dr. Jacksonville, FL 32224

Cost

$40.00 for single workshops

$30.00 each if you purchase 4 or more

Registration: 904-620-2476 or through the link below

Pre-registration is required

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