This fundraising certificate program, offered by Humboldt
State University's Office of eLearning and Extended
Education, is focused on meeting the needs of small to mid-sized
rural nonprofits. Beginning this year all courses will be offered online!
These online courses will help
participants develop a more comprehensive view of nonprofit fundraising,
explore principles of fundraising, case statements, fundraising strategies,
donor development and engagement, annual campaigns, major gift campaigns, and
This program has been registered and
approved by Certified Fund Raising Executives International (CFRE)
and each course qualifies for 8 CEUs (32 for all four courses) that can be used
toward initial certification and recertification for the CFRE credential, the
global standard for the fundraising profession.
Click here for more information about
Spring 2017 Dates:
- Foundations for Fundraising: Jan. 17 - Feb. 10
- Tools for Annual Giving: Feb. 13 - Mar. 10
- Tools for Big Gifts: Mar. 13 - April 7
- The People: April 10 - May 5
Workshops & Events
NorCAN now offers
over 20 workshops and events annually, covering a wide range of nonprofit
issues, ranging from grantwriting basics and introduction to board service to
capacity building and leadership development. Please look below for
information and links to register.
All events are held at the Humboldt Area Foundation
Community Center, unless otherwise stated.
Monday, April 3,
2017 (11:30-1pm) – Board Leadership Roundtable with Byrd Lochtie Succession
Planning for Executives, Presidents, and Board Members. In this month’s
Roundtable, we’ll talk about how to create a succession planning positive
culture at the board and executive levels. Discussion will include a defined succession plan. Coffee, Tea, and Water provided. $10 NorCAN Member; $20
Not-Yet Member. Click for more details
April 19- April 26 (2-part course) 5:30-7:30 –
Intro to Board Service with Byrd Lochtie & Bobbie Good This workshop
was designed to assist nonprofit board members gain a better understanding of
their responsibilities so they can govern most effectively. Over the 2 evenings
you will gain concrete knowledge of your legal duties as well as the benefits &
challenges that go with serving on aboard. Coffee, Tea, and Light snacks are
included. $80 NorCAN Member*; $100 Not-Yet Member. * Special Organizational
Incentive Discount if more than one member attends. Click for more details.
Thursday, May 25-
July 13 (3-part course) 4:00-6:30– Building Boards Where We All Belong with Melissa Meiris In this workshop we will focus on equity & inclusion
especially in the context of building a diverse board. You will gain concrete
tools for avoiding bias and supporting your organization to become more
equitable. Coffee, Tea, and Water provided. $80 NorCAN Member*; $100 Not-Yet
Member. * Special Discount if more
than one member of an organization attends. Click for more details.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 (5:30-7pm) – Fortuna Board
Leadership Roundtable with Bobbie Good, Measuring Organizational
Performance Este evento tendrá interpretación al español.
Fortuna session focuses on why and how when to set key organizational indicators and methods for measuring
performance against those indicators. Esta sesión se enfoca
en porqué, cómo, y cuándo establecer indicadores claves de su organización y
métodos para medir rendimiento en contraste con los indicadores. Cost
is $10 NorCAN Member; $15 Not-Yet Members; $5 scholarships
available (call us for more info)/ $10 miembros de NorCAN; $15 por los que
no son miembros de NorCAN. $5 están disponibles (Hay que llamar por más
información). Please stay tuned for registration details.
* NOTE NEW UPDATED DATE FOR JUNE BOARD LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLE BELOW *
Monday, June 19,
2017 (11:30-1pm) – Board Leadership Roundtable with Byrd Lochtie Partnerships,
Collaborations, and Mergers. In this month’s Roundtable, we’ll learn how to evaluate,
pursue and navigate partnership opportunities at the board level and how to
support your staff in cultivating collaborative practices. Discussion will include a defined succession
plan. Coffee, Tea, and Water provided. $10
NorCAN Member; $20 Not-Yet Member. Stay Tuned for more details.