Nonprofit Essentials Training

Upcoming Training Opportunities

August 8, 2024

10:30 am – 12 pm
Ronald McDonald House Community Room
1442 Harper St., Augusta, GA 30901

ALICE is an acronym for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed, and represents the growing number of families who are unable to afford the basics of housing, child care, food, transportation, health care, and technology. This session will demonstrate use of the online data tool that is available to help organizations identify ALICE families to streamline program opportunities to reach this population.

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Fundraising Success: Cultivating Donor Relationships
October 15, 2024
10:30 am – 12 pm
Via Cognitive Health
105 Lutheran Dr., Augusta, GA 30907

Join us to learn some of the best practices to build a strong relationship with your donor-base, and how you can get started with each of them.




Introduction to Corporate Giving
November 7, 2024
2:00 – 3:30 pm

This webinar will cover how corporate grant makers are different from traditional foundations in many ways. This class provides a basic overview of the different types of corporate giving including what motivates corporations to give, and how to find potential corporate partners.

This class is brought to you in partnership with Candid, a nonprofit that helps other nonprofits serve their communities. As a Candid community member, we offer Candid’s key tools including GuideStar and Foundation Directory.

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Introduction to Measuring Your Impact
December 10, 2024
2:00 – 3:30 pm

Your nonprofit does great work, but what is most important is the impact of that work. How do you demonstrate that your programs get results? An outcome-centric approach will lead to stronger program design and increased funding opportunities for your organization. In this introductory course for beginners, learn the basics of communicating not only what your organization does but also the difference it makes.  We will demystify the language of outcomes measurement and guide you through the process of creating logic models for programs.

This webinar will prepare you to:

  • Draft measurable outcomes for a program
  • Identify the parts of a logic model
  • Report impact on your Candid profile

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Past Training Resources

Candid LogoIntroduction to Fundraising Planning
This introductory class provides the basic steps for developing a fundraising plan, including tips on:

Making your case for support
Diversifying your organization’s fundraising base
Creating a plan of action

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Candid LogoIntroduction to Foundation Directory Online and Guidestar Profiles
This training covered how to find and attract nonprofit funders with the Foundation Directory and Candid (Guidestar) Profiles.
Click Here for Introduction to Foundation Directory Online
Click Here for Start Telling Your Story Using Your Candid Profile