In an effort to assist nonprofits with capacity building, we provide a variety of resources. You are welcome to stop in the office and look through our library of nonprofit topics. Have a specific question on board governance or current statistics? Just call or email and we will do our best to get you the answer you need.

We also host quarterly luncheons on a variety of topics. Board members, volunteers, and staff of nonprofit organizations are highly encouraged to attend. The cost is $10 per person and includes lunch. Registration is due one day prior to the session and can be made by calling 812.752.2057 or emailing info@scottcountyfoundation.org.

Share the Love: Using Social Media to Engage Donors

March 3, 11:00 a.m. until 1 p.m., Lifelong Learning Center in Scottsburg; Presented by Steven Shattuck, Chief Engagement Officer with Bloomerang

Did you know that 53% of donors lapse because of poor donor communication? Though social media has become pervasive among nonprofits, it is still used primarily for promotion. This session will help you discover how to maximize your nonprofit’s social media accounts through thankfulness, instead of promotion. We will examine real-life examples of effective social media usage from organizations large and small, as well as the latest research into what works and what doesn’t.

The Keys to Volunteer Management

June 16; 11:00 until 1 p.m., Lifelong Learning Center in Scottsburg; Presented by June Miller, nonprofit consultant

Volunteers provide an invaluable service to nonprofit organizations. Attend this session to discover effective methods for determining the wants and needs of volunteers in today’s changing environment. Learn why people volunteer and how to best utilize that motivation to fit your needs. This session addresses recruitment trends, where to look for the volunteers of tomorrow, and how to keep the volunteers you have.

The Nonprofit Board of Directors That Works

September 15; 11:00 until 1 p.m., Lifelong Learning Center in Scottsburg; Presented by June Miller, nonprofit consultant

This workshop reviews the essential responsibilities of every nonprofit board of directors, regardless of mission, size or location. Participants will leave with a better understanding of what the duties of a board are, and with the tools needed to perform those duties. Participants will also understand the foundation for a great working relationship between the lead staff person and the board.

 

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