Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Hartford Public Library presents free 'Best Practices' Workshops for Nonprofits
Three upcoming sessions at the Hartford Public Library. All programs held at the Hartford Public Library, 500 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103 in the Program room on the 3rd floor.
Affordable Technology Solutions for Nonprofits
Wednesday, February 23, 10:00 am - noon
Presenter: Jana Callahan, ADNET Technologies, LLC.
Nonprofits are forced to do more with less every day. Operational efficiency is not a luxury, but a requirement and technology plays a pivotal role. Learn how technology solutions can be easily managed taking the financial guesswork out of IT and also about best practices and hosted solutions that provide complete control while taking the risks out of your hands.
Building and Sustaining Your Nonprofit
Wednesday, March 9, 9:00 am - noon
Presenter: Martey Rhine, Management Solutions & Resources.
No matter how worthy your mission is to serve others, you will be more successful if you are operating from a solid foundation. If you are a small nonprofit organization and you want to enhance your knowledge of what it takes to build that solid foundation, this workshop is for you. We will cover the basics of building a board, budgeting, operational planning, marketing, and fundraising - all the building blocks your nonprofit organization needs. At the conclusion of this workshop you will have tools, templates, and references for taking the action steps to effectively structure your nonprofit organization and enhance your ability to achieve the mission. This workshop is offered in partnership with the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.
Cultural competencies for service providers (2 Parts)
Part 1 Wednesday, March 23, 10:00 am - noon
Part 2 Wednesday, March 30, 10:00 am - noon
(Participants must attend both sessions)
Presenter: Dr. William A. Howe, State Title IX Coordinator/Civil Rights Compliance/Multicultural Education, CT State Department of Education.
In an ever-growing global economy and a vastly increasing diverse population it is imperative that nonprofit service personnel maintain high quality knowledge, skills and dispositions in cultural competence. This workshop will focus on theoretical and practical applications required for personnel who work with people from a variety of diversities, including, but not limited to - race, ethnicity, social class, language, gender, sexual orientation, and abilities. This workshop is offered in partnership with the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.