Community Foundation Offers Training; Internet Tech Solutions for Nonprofits
Chico, California (October 21, 2008) – On November 10, local nonprofit leaders will have the opportunity to participate in a training provided by the Nonprofit Leadership Institute, a program of North Valley Community Foundation. The training topic will be “Bringing IT All Together; Internet Tech Solutions for Nonprofits.” This class will be held from 8:30AM-12:30 PM at the Training Place on the Chico Campus of Butte Community College.
Who should enroll in this class? This one-half day class guarantees a good overview of new Internet technologies of use to nonprofit organizations, most of them free. The course will offer anyone of any experience level a chance to solve the real issues their organizations face, regardless of the size of the organization. You don't have to be a tech-geek to enjoy this class
What is needed to increase the visibility of your organization on the Internet? This class is taught by Donald Peterson, a training specialist serving Northern California. “I believe that emerging Internet software, coupled with enhanced self-teaching tools, can help volunteers, staff, executives and board
members increase fundraising and improve charitable work,” states Peterson. “This course will provide new ways of and methods to communicate the organization’s story to increase community awareness and financial support.”
Participants will learn ways to improve fundraising, special events, direct mail, and major donor efforts. Re-invigorate your charitable mission by improving communications, marketing and fundraising efforts with low-cost, easy-to-use Internet software. Whether it is techniques for research or tools for advocacy, the modern state of the Internet provides a multitude of resources that improve nonprofit objectives.
The training will take place from 8:30AM-12:30PM on Monday Nov. 10, in Chico, in The Training Place at the Butte College Chico Campus. The cost of this training is $60 per person. For further details and registration for this training, contact NVCF at 891-1150 ext. 28. Online registration is also available at www.nvcf.org. Reservations should be made in advance, as space is limited.
NVCF is a nonprofit, philanthropic organization that builds financial resources to meet community needs through grants and programs. With net assets of more than $6.5 million, NVCF provides financial and administrative services to donors, professional advisors and nonprofit organizations with the goal of enriching the quality of life of its community members. Since 1989, hundreds of individuals, families, businesses, and community groups have established funds at the Foundation. NVCF is located at 3120 Cohasset Rd., Suite 8 in Chico, California, (530) 891-1150. Details of the Foundation’s activities can also be found at www.nvcf.org.
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