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Fundraising, Marketing & Communications Workshops

Fundraising Essentials: Go From Good to Great Fundraising

Anyone in a management position, from executive director or board chair to volunteer, can benefit from honing their leadership skills.

This workshop focuses on three key leadership qualities: communication, vision, and collaboration. Participants will have the chance to evaluate their own leadership style, and learn to improve by:

  • Understand the different fundraising revenue streams, principles & trends.
  • Learn how to develop and strengthen your fundraising “story”
  • Build your Fundraising Toolkit

Facilitator : Sari LaBelle

Cost: $70 per person (tax included), lunch provided   Duration: 1 day



Communication Strategies: Share your Success Stories

This workshop will help you enhance the credibility and public support of your non-profit by providing strategies for sharing your organization’s story through traditional and new media.  Learn how you can help create awareness of your organization and get your key messages out to the community.

Through engaging group exercises and discussion, this workshop will help you:

  • Understand “What News is”, and how to identify newsworthy stories in your organization.
  • Write a press release to share that news.
  • Develop skills to deliver a great media interview.
  • Strategize and prepare a plan to communicate clearly in the event of                     a bad news story.

Facilitator : TBD

Cost: $40 per person (tax included)                  Duration: 1/2 day


Social Media for Non-Profits

Social media marketing is about creating engagement or interaction between an organization and its desired audience. But how should you incorporate social media into your overall communication plan?

This workshop will help you map out a social media strategy for your organization. The session will help you:

  • Understand social media terminology.
  • Evaluate the benefits of different platforms.
  • Define your specific goals and select tactics.
  • Get started on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Facilitator : Michèle Brideau

Cost: $70 per person (tax included), lunch provided   Duration: 1 day



Hone Your Facilitation Skills

Develop the skills and confidence you need to teach, lead meetings, and make presentations. Together we will explore the role of the facilitator in different situations, recognize challenges, and use simple strategies to bring everyone into the conversation.

In this workshop, you will:

  • Identify public speaking principles
  • Develop a talk or presentation
  • Learn how to prepare to facilitate or speak
  • Engage participants by using group discussion techniques

Full day option will cover the following additional topics:

  • Co-facilitate using best practices
  • Manage challenging participants
  • Apply best practices for handouts, slides, and other visuals
  • Develop a personal plan to improve your skills

Facilitator: Catherine Doucette

Cost for half day : $40 per person (tax included)

Cost for full day : $70 per person (tax included), lunch provided  

  • Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
  • LearnSphere Canada
  • Province of New Brunswick
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