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Western Piedmont Community College SBC

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Topic: Nonprofit
Creating a Realistic Budget for Your Business: Budget Deconstruction, Diversified Funding Streams, and How to Get Started! This session will identify the building blocks of a strong budget and explain how a lay out a budget, create line items, include all actual expenses, make projects when planning ahead, and ultimately create a realistic budget. We will examine how to develop the strategies to bring in the dollars through each funding stream. We will discuss how proper budgeting will guide work product. If grants are one of your funding streams, get a look at how your budget can propel grant proposals to success, and how to use messaging to raise these much needed funds. You’ll see how to accurately describe, budget, and properly package your programs and projects to effectively secure funds from diversified funding streams and create effective partnerships to help you achieve success. If you have a budget, but aren’t brining in the dollars to cover costs, we will deconstruct a budget so you can see what might be missing in yours. This workshop is for all businesses, for and nonprofit.
Speaker: Amanda Pearce
Approximately 3 miles away from zip code 28655
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Topic: Nonprofit
Do you struggle to collect, analyze and organize program data in a way that can be used for effective outreach? Would you benefit from tools that keeps you on track throughout the year and allow you to easily generate compelling documents to share your impact? Learn to move beyond basic grant or donor reports and create interest and prospective donors through effective impact reporting. Create reporting that YOU would be interested in reading. In this session you will: 1) Understand the difference between service and engagement 2) Learn simple ways to track services versus engagement 3) Hear examples from across the non-profit sector of impact reports that generate income and learn how to model those for your programs and projects 4) Access tools that can be personalized for your organizational needs. These skills can be used in grant writing, personal asks and marketing.
Approximately 3 miles away from zip code 28655
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Topic: Nonprofit
This workshop will provide the details needed to begin and conduct successful grant research, and the skills to save you time in your searches so you can actually begin writing. We will cover: what you need before you begin any research research management to make efficient use of your time how to locate grants on the local, state and government levels how to navigate websites to locate funding opportunities grant databases and other resources that fit your specific needs pitfalls to avoid that will save you time and cut down on frustration as you work to locate funders whose priorities match your needs.
Speaker: Amanda Pearce
Approximately 3 miles away from zip code 28655