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Blogging and Podcasting for Beginners

$100

with Richard Mansfield

Blogging and Podcasting are great ways to express yourself, but maybe you're not sure how to start. This course will teach you how to successfully plan and create your very own blog and podcast using hands-on exercises and free web tools.

To enroll in this class use the link below:

https://www.ed2go.com/rsu19ae/online-courses/web-2-0-blogs-wikis-and-podcasts/

 

 

Budgeting in a Nonprofit Organization

$79

with Mind Edge

If you're involved in a nonprofit organization, you likely know all too well the importance of budgeting. In this course, you will gain an understanding of the uses and functions of budgets and the relationship between strategic budgeting and tactical budgeting. You will also learn about the organization-wide budget and different budget systems. After introducing the basics of budgeting in a nonprofit, the course continues on to slightly more advanced budgeting topics such as capital budgets, cash flow budgets, and opportunity budgets. You will also learn how nonprofit organizations are using different budgeting techniques to handle operating challenges.

Use link to register:

https://catalog.mindedge.com/rsu19/courses/294/budgeting-in-a-nonprofit-organization

 

 

Fundraising for Nonprofit Organizations

$150

with Mind Edge

Fundraising is one of the central activities of a nonprofit organization and nonprofit management. To help finance operating budgets, nonprofits must raise money every year. In addition, special projects and improvements to facilities may be needed. In these situations, fundraisers will often launch large capital campaigns or apply for foundation grants. This course offers an introduction to fundraising for nonprofit organizations, with an emphasis on the fundamental issues.

Use link to register:

https://catalog.mindedge.com/rsu19/courses/1666/fundraising-for-nonprofit-organizations

 

Marketing Your Nonprofit

$115

with Janet Levine

Discover how to increase membership, expand program value, attract media, entice donors, and develop volunteers. If your organization relies on a diverse mix of fees, events, and /or contributions for support, you're sure to find this information-packed course indispensable.

To enroll in this class use the link below:

https://www.ed2go.com/rsu19ae/SearchResults.aspx?SearchTerms=marketing%20your%20nonprofit&ac=True

 

 

Secrets of the Caterer

$100

with Dawn Simmons

Discover how to put your cooking and party planning skills to work in an exciting and creative career as a caterer. Learn fundamentals of catering business including how to cook for large crowds, organize your kitchen, manage your time, and work with clients, as well as some great recipe ideas to jump-start your career.

To enroll use the link below:

https://www.ed2go.com/rsu19ae/online-courses/secrets-of-caterer/

 

 

Social Media for Nonprofits

$79

with Mind Edge

Effective use of social media as a marketing tool is often essential for nonprofits to get attention in this digital world. This course introduces learners to the use of social media in communicating, marketing, public relations, and fundraising for nonprofits. It explores the major social media platforms (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest) as vehicles for nonprofits to reach their members, volunteers, and donors.

Use link to register:

https://catalog.mindedge.com/rsu19/courses/1441/social-media-for-nonprofits

 

 

Speak With Confidence

$20

with Mind Edge

You are not alone if your palms get a little sweaty when you have to speak in front of others. Whether delivering a speech in front of a large audience of professionals or having a direct conversation with one or two friends or coworkers, public speaking is one of the most common anxiety-inducing experiences. Our stress and nerves can impede our ability to deliver a clear message. "Speak with Confidence" will teach you to define and understand speaking anxiety. By understanding the typical causes of speaking anxiety and learning real-world relaxation and confidence-boosting techniques, you will learn practical ways to tackle and overcome your public speaking fears.

To register use link:

https://catalog.mindedge.com/rsu19/courses/1388/speak-with-confidence

 

Starting Your Own Nonprofit Organization

$79

with Mind Edge

This course is a how-to guide for anyone who's got a great idea about how to give back to the community—but doesn't know how to turn that idea into a reality. The course begins by considering a fundamental question: Is starting a nonprofit the best way to achieve your philanthropic goals? For those who answer "Yes," the course then discusses the key steps in getting a nonprofit off the ground, including incorporating your organization; applying for tax-exempt status; drafting a business plan; choosing a board of directors and writing bylaws for the organization; recruiting employees and managing volunteers; and addressing the crucial issue of fundraising. Rich with videos and interactive content, this course provides a detailed and highly practical introduction to the fast-growing world of nonprofits.

Use link to register:

https://catalog.mindedge.com/rsu19/courses/1392/starting-your-own-nonprofit-organization

 





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