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  • November 3
  • 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

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Creating a Communications Plan for Nonprofits

November 3

Learn to identify your stakeholders and determine the best way to communicate with each group through methods of print and electronic communications.

Many nonprofits don’t understand the importance of communicating with all their stakeholders on a regular basis, or even who their stakeholders include. They often spend a lot of money on marketing materials without understanding the use of these materials and which methods are best for which audiences. This topic will help you identify your stakeholders and determine the best way to communicate with each group. This information will review in-person communication methods, printed materials, and electronic communication and when and how to use each of this method effectively.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to define why communication is important.
  • You will be able to describe your various stakeholders.
  • You will be able to discuss what your stakeholders need to hear from you.
  • You will be able to explain which methods of communication work best with your various stakeholders.

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Agenda

Why Communications Are Important to Nonprofit
  • Competition Is All Around You
  • Your Constituents May Not Know Much About You
  • To Show the Impact You Have on the Community
Who Do You Need to Communicate With?
  • Donors/Funders
  • Clients and Prospective Clients
  • Collaborators and the General Public
What Are the Ways You Can Best Communicate?
  • In Person –Donors Visits, Cultivation Events, Tours, Open House Evens
  • Printed Materials-Brochures, Annual Reports, etc.
  • Electronic Media - Newsletters, Emails, Surveys, Website
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Credits

OnDemand Course

This course was last revised on June 18, 2014.

Call 1-866-352-9540 for further credit information.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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  • CPE 1.8 including Communications and Marketing 1.8
     
  • Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: https://www.nasbaregistry.org/cpas/complaints. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 866-352-9539. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 1.8 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Communications and Marketing for 1.8 hours. Prerequisite: . Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: Group Internet Based. Please refer to the information in this brochure for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board. Please note: In order to receive CPE credit for this course you MUST use the streaming audio option, as well as enable and complete the required progress checks.
     

Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for accountants, executive directors, officers, board members, controllers, CFOs, tax managers, and marketing professionals.

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Faculty

Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE

Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE

Linda Lysakowski, LLC

  • One of just over 100 professionals worldwide to hold the Advanced Certified Fund-Raising Executive designation
  • During her thirty years in the development field, she has managed capital campaigns, helped dozens of nonprofit organizations achieve their development goals, and has trained more than 40,000 professionals in Mexico, Canada, Egypt, Bermuda, and most of the fifty states of the United States
  • Prolific writer, with more than two dozen books published for the nonprofit sector and six in the fiction and travel arena
  • Developed and manages 14 online courses for the nonprofit sector
  • Received the Outstanding Fundraising Executive award from the Eastern PA, Las Vegas, and Sierra (NV) chapters of AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals), was recognized internationally with the Barbara Marion Award for Outstanding Service to AFP, and will be honored in November with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Las Vegas Chapter of AFP
  • Has written numerous books including The Development Plan; Charity Channel’s Quick Guide to Creating a Development Plan, Fundraising as a Career: What, Are You Crazy?; Capital Campaigns: Everything You NEED to Know; Are You Ready for a Capital Campaign? workbook; Raise More Money from Your Business Community; Raise More Money from Your Business Community - The Workbook; The New Donor (co-author); Fundraising for the GENIUS, 2nd edition; The Fundraising Feasibility Study (contributing author); YOU and Your Nonprofit Board (contributing author); The Leaky Bucket: What’s Wrong With Your Fundraising: And How You Can Fix It (co-author); The Essential Nonprofit Fundraising Handbook (co-author); YOU and Your Nonprofit (co-editor); The Nonprofit Consulting Playbook (co-editor); Nonprofit Strategic Planning (co-author); Recruiting and Training Fundraising Volunteers; and in addition to her full-length books, she has written three AFP Ready reference books and has been published in numerous other publications including International Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing, Contributions, Advancing Philanthropy, Associations Now, CASE Currents, Major Gifts Report, Grant Station, New Directions in Philanthropy, and more
  • Selected training and public speaking includes AFP International Conference; AFP Hemispheric Conference; dozens of regional and local AFP chapters throughout North America; various statewide associations including PANO, OANO, UNA; nonprofit management centers in TN, OK, TX; numerous national and international association conferences including Variety International, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Junior Achievement, U.S. Tennis Association, Points of Light Foundation, The Centre on Philanthropy, Bermuda, and the United States Olympic Committee; a variety of educational conferences sponsored by CASE, AHP, ALDE, CMA, AACSB, GPA, and others
  • Graduate, with majors in banking and finance, theology/philosophy from Alvernia College in Reading, PA; graduate of AFP’s Faculty Training Academy and has received two AFP research grants
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Product ID: 406840
Published 2014, 2020
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