Sharing your Story: Social Media Content and Planning for Nonprofits
This three-part workshop series will help develop your organization’s social media presence through intentional creation of content and planning. Attendees will choose a delivery strategy and consider ways to enlist your staff, board, and volunteers to help expand your reach through social media.
There will be a small amount of homework to complete prior to each meeting, and some in-class interactive activities and opportunities for discussion.
Attendees should have a good understanding of how to use social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and/or LinkedIn.
Working with the Media
This month's Call an Expert is with Anna Daly, previously of KTVB, to chat all things media.
Call an Expert is a member only monthly call with a business professional to help answer any and all your questions.
Employee Benefits Consultation with Advanced Benefits
With a strategic focus on serving those who serve others, Advanced Benefits has a unique awareness of the challenges and key issues facing the non-profit/ social service sector today. We recognize and appreciate the complexities faced in these challenging times and the demand for resources that encourages community action to help those less fortunate.
A key part of building and retaining a good team is providing them with affordable and valuable benefits. With regulations changing quickly, new plan design options appearing regularly, and insurance carriers entering and leaving the market frequently, it is a challenge for a Nonprofit to know how to get the best value for their investment.
We can help:
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2018 Nonprofit Leadership Summit
The Idaho Nonprofit Center and the Idaho Community Foundation are pleased to announce the launch of the 2018 Nonprofit Leadership Summit. This program is designed to strengthen and support Idaho nonprofit organizations to deliver more effective programs and sustain their operations through training in leadership development, board development, strategic planning, fundraising and more.
Applications Due April 30
Love Them or They'll Leave You
We’ve heard it before - the cliché of keeping friends and retaining donors. Let’s really talk about what makes the donor stick around. Play true confessions about why we’re not working with those donors. Admit our crazy behaviors when looking for new donors (to make up for those we’ve lost). Dare to change our time management plans and commit to what works. Because the best donor retention strategies are still the ones everyone knows about.
More information here
Building Lifelong Relationships with Donors
The Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at City University of Seattle in partnership with the Idaho Community Foundation invites you to join us to explore and learn how to effectively build all our programs and activities in a way that relationships with donors result in increased commitment to and support of our organizations.
This program is designed and developed for nonprofit and board leaders and includes the following keynotes:
Register and Learn More Here
2018 Commitment to Idaho Award
Established in 2016, the Commitment to Idaho Award recognizes individuals who have gone above and beyond for the Gem State. Nominees are sought from the nonprofit world, the public sector and the business community. Past winners have been U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson (2016) and Idaho Rep. Bruce Newcomb (2017).
The Enhancing Public Discourse Award recognizes a journalist or media figure whose work has elevated public discourse. Last year’s inaugural winner was Betsy Russell of the Spokesman Review.
Click here to nominate your favorites
Free Nonprofit Analytics Support
Business analytics is all about using data to achieve business goals. Nonprofits need this at least as much as large businesses, but often lack the skills or time and can't afford a full-time hire. That's where we come in.
Boise Analytics' mission is to make expert analysis support accessible to organizations on a project-basis. They do this by connecting data professionals with organizations for part-time projects during nights and weekends.
To validate which data professionals are a good fit for paid projects with Boise Analytics, they facilitate small pro bono projects as a proving ground. Nonprofits get projects finished for free, data professionals have an opportunity to volunteer in their communities, and Boise Analytics efficiently learns who to offer paid projects to -- win, win, win!
A good pro bono project takes between 5-10 hours of work and can be completed in three weeks or less -- don't worry, they'll help you figure out what makes sense. Some examples of possible projects could be:
If you're interested in getting free analytics support, please fill out this brief survey. Boise Analytics is excited to get you connected with a data professional soon!
Better Futures for Idaho Youth
United Way of North Idaho is currently accepting applications from Idaho nonprofits and government entities for the 2018 VISTA grant cycle.
Organizations interested in obtaining a VISTA member, please click here for more information.
The Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation
Each year the foundation accepts applications from throughout the State, allowing organizations of all types to express their need. Each year those needs change, but we are consistently impressed with the good work these organizations are doing in Idaho. The deadline for submissions is April 15.
Learn more here
Uber NW Community Impact Initiative
Uber is now accepting proposals for the next round of the Community Impact Initiative. Through this program, nonprofits submit innovative ideas that would use Uber's technology to address local challenges that align with our 4 community impact priorities: Mobility, Opportunity, Safety, and Efficiency.
Deadline: April 16 at 5 pm PST
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