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College of Southern Maryland
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
Fax: 301-934-7704

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Upcoming Training from the Nonprofit Institute:

Social Media Platforms: It's More than Just Posting: How to Create an Effective Social Media Communications Plan
Sept. 25, 2018, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.; Regional Hughesville Campus, Center for Trades and Energy Training (CT Building), Room 106.
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The Process of Grant Writing
Oct. 17, 2018, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.; Leonardtown Campus (C Building), Room 205
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Fundraising Fundamentals: Corporate Social Responsibility and its Impact on an Organization
Oct. 25, 2018, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.; Regional Hughesville Campus, Center for Trades and Energy Training (CT Building), Room 106.
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Strategic Thinking and Strategic Planning
Nov. 8, 2018, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.; Regional Hughesville Campus, Center for Trades and Energy Training (CT Building), Room 106.
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More Training Opportunities:

Webinars | Workshops | Conferences

Free Webinars

The Center for Nonprofit Advancement is offering a free webinar to share the best practices revealed in the 2018 Board Leadership Award Competition. This year’s winners will join together on a discussion panel to review replicable practices and showcase the results of this year’s award process.

Developing an Engaged Board will focus on how to create the perfect pipeline; recruit, onboard, engage and evaluate board members.
Sept. 25, 2018, 12 - 1:30 p.m.
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13th Annual Free Grant Training Seminar

Logic Models: A Tool to Establish Grant Goals/Objectives/Outcomes
Learn how to create and use a logic model, a visual representation of your initiative's activities, outputs, and expected outcomes. Presented by Anna Tatro, Grants Collection Specialist, Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore.

Friday, September 21
9 a.m.  -  12 p.m.
College of Southern Maryland
La Plata Campus
Center for Business and Industry (BI Building)
Chaney Enterprises Room, Room 113

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Sponsored by Nonprofit Institute, College of Southern Maryland, Charles County Government, Charles County Public Library, Charles County Charitable Trust, and the Maryland Governor’s Grants Office.

Maryland Governor's Grants Office Training

Join experts in the field of grants and colleagues throughout Maryland and beyond for this comprehensive day of workshops and networking.

Early Bird price is $99 until Sept. 21.

Monday, October 29
9 a.m.  -  4 p.m.
College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
3501 University Blvd., East
Hyattsville, MD 20783

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Online Training

Through Continuing Education, we offer several courses on a regular basis to nonprofits. These are online courses offered through Ed2Go. The following classes are available:

A to Z Grant Writing -  BUS-5330 (2.40 CEUs)

A to Z Grant Writing is an invigorating and informative course specially created for executive directors, organizers, board members, community volunteers, development officers, and individuals who want to learn a 'bird's eye' view of the grant writing process. Discover how to research and develop mutually beneficial relationships with potential funding sources, organize a grant writing campaign and keep track of all funding sources, requests and donations, prepare complete proposal packages, and submit one hundred proposals a year in ten hours a week. More information and registration >>

Nonprofit Fundraising - BUS-8420 (2.40 CEUs)

First, you'll identify the skills you'll need to become a successful fundraiser. Next, you'll discover where the best corporate and foundation fundraising jobs are and how to apply for them. After that, you'll delve into different types of fundraising activities, exploring everything from annual and special funds to corporate and foundation relations, major gifts, and planned giving. And finally, you'll see how fundraising software can make your efforts far more effective. By the end of the course, you'll have a wealth of new ideas for fundraising. More information and registration >>

Additionally, the Foundation Center offers free online training courses:

Introduction to Proposal Writing and Introduction to Finding Grants

Online and self-directed, these Foundation Center courses put you in charge of your own learning — perfect if you can’t get to one of our in-person sessions or live webinars. Courses feature rich multimedia content, interactive quiz questions, and useful tips to help you succeed. Upon finishing a course you have the option to print a certificate of completion. (Other courses are available for a fee.)