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UNITED WAY - Upcoming Workshops
From Thursday, January 15 2009
To Tuesday, January 27 2009
Monday, Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday - week 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 every month

UNITED WAY - Upcoming Workshops

The Delicate Dance of Board and Staff

Date/Time:

Thursday, January 15, 2009
9:00 am – 11:00 a.m.

Registration Fee:

$30

Location: 

United Way Community Resource Center, 50 Waugh Drive

Presenter:

Rose Mary Fry

Highlights

The New Year is a great time to energize your board of directors.  Join Rose Mary Fry as she offers you tips and tricks designed to help you manage and motivate your board for outstanding results.

Free Webinar Series for Nonprofit Organizations
Before You Seek a Grant: A Checklist for New Nonprofits

Date/Time:

Friday, January 16, 2009
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Registration Fee:

Attendance is free – Register in advance – space is limited

Location: 

United Way Community Resource Center, 50 Waugh Drive

Presenter:

The Foundation Center

Highlights: 

This webinar is geared strictly to representatives of community groups without nonprofit status or new nonprofits with very little or no grantseeking experience. It will focus specifically on foundation fundraising. This introduction will provide you with a step-by-step checklist approach to help you assess your organization’s readiness for foundation fundraising. In this session you’ll learn answers to questions such as:

 

  • What groundwork do I have to have in place before approaching foundations for funding?   
  • What are the steps to obtaining incorporation and nonprofit status and where can I get some help to do so?   
  • What are the characteristics of successful nonprofits?   
Plan to stay after the group viewing to participate in a Q&A session with a United Way staffer

Getting the Media’s Attention  - Putting Your Best Face Forward

Date/Time:

Thursday, January 22, 2009
9:00 am – 11:00 a.m.

Registration Fee:

$30

Location: 

United Way Community Resource Center, 50 Waugh Drive

Presenter:

Rebecca Maitland

Highlights: 

Media representatives are deluged with information from nonprofit organizations.  Discover how to  communicate with the media so that your organization gets the kind of attention you want. Writer/reporter Rebecca Maitland will provide an insider perspective that help you refresh your media strategy.

Free Webinar Series for Nonprofit Organizations
Grantseeking Basics – presented in Spanish

Date/Time:

Tuesday, January 27, 2009
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Registration Fee:

Attendance is free – Register in advance – space is limited

Location: 

United Way Community Resource Center, 50 Waugh Drive

Presenter:

The Foundation Center

Highlights: 

This is the SPANISH presentation of the Grantseeking Basics web conference offered by the Foundation Center.  It is geared strictly to those new to nonprofits and fundraising. Do you know someone who speaks Spanish and is a representative of a nonprofit organization? Who is new to fundraising and though they may speak English, would prefer to learn the basics of grantseeking in Spanish?  If so, tell them about this introductory course. It will provide an overview of the funding research process and prepare them to seek grants from foundations, corporations and grantmaking public charities. This web conference will address:  

 

  • What you need to have in place before you seek a grant
  • What you need to know about grantmakers and how nonprofits are supported
  • How you identify funding partners
  • Resources for your grantseeking efforts  
Plan to stay after the group viewing to participate in a Q&A session with Spanish speaking United Way staffers.

 


Check out the upcoming Computer Classes

Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm full day classes.  One hour lunch break
Registration Fee $70

  

January 2009
Word Basics
01/06/09
Excel Basics
01/07/09
Access Basics
01/08/09
InDesign Basics
01/14/09
PowerPoint Basics
01/15/09
Access Intermediate
01/21/09
Word Intermediate
01/23/09
Excel Intermediate
01/27/09
QuickBooks Basics
01/28/09
PowerPoint Advanced
01/29/09
Dreamweaver Basics
01/30/09
February 2009
Access 2007 Basics
02/03/09
Excel 2007 Basics
02/04/09
Word 2007 Basics
02/05/09
PowerPoint 2007 Basics
02/10/09
Photoshop Basics
02/11/09
Digital Photography Basics
02/12/09
Outlook Basics
02/17/09
QuickBooks Basics
02/18/09
PowerPoint 2007 Advanced
02/19/09
Excel 2007 Intermediate
02/24/09
Access 2007 Intermediate
02/25/09
HTML Basics
02/26/08
March 2009
Excel 2007 Basics
03/03/09
Word 2007 Basics
03/04/09
Access 2007 Basics
03/05/09
PowerPoint 2007 Basics
03/10/09
InDesign Basics
03/11/09
Excel 2007 Intermediate
03/12/09
PowerPoint 2007 Advanced
03/17/09
Access 2007 Intermediate
03/18/09
Word 2007 Intermediate
03/19/09
QuickBooks Basics
03/24/09
Excel Advanced
03/25/09
Dreamweaver Basics
03/26/09

Workshop and Computer Class Registration Details:
For more details, please check our website at Nonprofit Connection.  To register for any of these MAP offerings, unless otherwise indicated:

United Way of Greater Houston – MAP
PO Box 3247
Houston, TX  77253-3247

GREAT NEWS – Registration is easier than ever - we now accept credit cards for your online and in-person registration and convenience!

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