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May 2015

Lunch & Link: Book Discussion on The Oz Principle

May 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
United Way of Anderson County,
604 North Murray Avenue, Anderson, SC 29625 United States
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Good to Great? Bring focus and discipline to your team efforts and help your team see themselves as winners. Authors: Roger Connors, Tom Smith and Craig Hickman Presenter: Keith Frazier, Good to Great Consulting Firm and Director of Greenville County DSS The Lunch and Link series offers short educational sessions along with a chance to link up with other nonprofit professionals in the area. Come learn, network and create ways to work together as a united system of services for…

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Navigating Social Media Pitfalls in the Workplace

May 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Are inflammatory tweets equivalent to break-room gossip?  Who owns the “friends” when the employment relationship breaks up?  Does the work and personal spheres of your employees reflect “Blurred Lines”? This webinar will outline the challenges and potential pitfalls for the inevitable and ubiquitous trends of increased social media in the workplace.  Using recent legal cases and examples highlighted (and lampooned) in popular culture, we will weigh in on the use (or misuse) of social media in the hiring and recruitment…

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Building Meaningful and Productive Relationships with Donors

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Spartanburg County Foundation,
424 East Kennedy Street, Spartanburg, SC 29302 United States
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Nonprofit Connect Nonprofit Connect is a series of knowledge sharing sessions with the Spartanburg County Foundation that cover topics ranging from capacity building to programming and innovation. Participants take part in forums to share techniques, receive updates on local and national trends, and learn more about specific Spartanburg County Foundation activities. Nonprofit Connect is FREE, and lunch is provided. These sessions are ONLY for Spartanburg County nonprofit organizations. All sessions are held 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. at The Spartanburg County…

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Managing Up: Understanding Board Profiles

May 14 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
300 Senate at Senate’s End,
300 Senate Street, Columbia, SC 29201 United States
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Encouraging volunteer board members to engage in development activities is rarely an easy task.  Boards are comprised of a variety of different types of volunteers, all motivated differently and with a diversity of resources available to them. In this session, Josh will discuss ways to change the “one size fits all” board fundraising strategies to be more segmented, looking at five classic board member profiles and ways to encourage involvement in donor development activities. This session will include practical suggestions…

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What Every Fundraiser Can Do To Stop Falling Donor Retention Rates

May 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This session explores the Fundraising Effectiveness Project report commissioned by AFP and the Urban Institute. The dismal news in this report can and should be an eye opener for every nonprofit engaged in fundraising. We will focus on the root causes of poor retention rates, and offer tips for improvement based on the principles of Dr. Adrian Sargeant and Tom Ahern: two world-renowned authorities on building donor loyalty. Sargeant and Ahern’s principles are based upon years of research conducted in…

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Grant Writing Boot Camp

May 21 @ 9:00 am - May 22 @ 4:00 pm
Charleston Animal Society,
2455 Remount Rd, Charleston, SC 29406 United States
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Facilitator: Dr. Bev Browning, author of Grant Writing for Dummis and 40 other publications This comprehensive hands-on boot camp covers everything from learning grants-related terminology to learning how to conduct funding searches to actually writing the critical, high point review sections of a sure to win grant application / proposal. (Email Jamie Healy for agenda.) To register, contact Jamie Healy (jhealy@charlestonanimalsociety.org, 843-329-0769) $449 / person; $399 / person for individuals registering at the same time from the same agency. Sorry, no…

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SCANPO Benefits of Belonging Orientation

May 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Meeting Description: Get the most of your membership! Are you a new member of SCANPO? Have you been a member since 1996? Are you thinking about joining, but have some questions? This is the call for you! Join Ben Bullock of SCANPO for a quick presentation on SCANPO’s member benefits, with a Q&A to follow! Presenter Information Ben Bullock joined SCANPO in November 2012. He works on the day-to-day operations of the organization, and is the first point of contact…

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Demystifying the Role of Board Service: Leadership Training

May 29 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
United Way of Anderson County,
604 North Murray Avenue, Anderson, SC 29625 United States
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Demystifying the Role of Board Service: Leadership Training This workshop presented by the United Way of Anderson County in partnership with the South Carolina Association of Nonprofit Organizations (SCANPO) is designed for business professionals and other community members to learn about the responsibilities of serving on a nonprofit board. The session, based on SCANPO’s Guiding Principles and Best Practices, will present the board’s role in strategic thinking and governance, financial stewardship and fundraising.  Both existing board members and individuals who are…

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June 2015

Cyber Liability for Nonprofits – It’s Not Your Grantfather’s Internet Anymore… – Part 4 of 4, series on Insurance and Risk Management

June 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

  “We’re A Nonprofit.  Who’s Really Gonna Sue Us? Or: Everything You Wanted To Know About Insurance But Were Afraid To Ask….” A Four Part Webinar Series on Insurance & Risk Management Sept/Dec 2014 – Mar/June 2015 Prepared for SCANPO by David Condon Part 4:  Cyber Liability for Nonprofits – It’s Not Your Grandfather’s Internet Anymore… Wednesday, June 3, 2015 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.  Cyber liability and data breach are a major concern for every organization today – for-profit as…

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SAVE THE DATE! Summer Institute returns to Columbia

June 10 @ 8:00 am - June 11 @ 5:00 pm
Columbia Marriott,
1200 Hampton Street, Columbia, SC 29201 United States
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Summer Institute 2015 The SC Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy will host its 16th annual teen pregnancy prevention conference in Columbia, SC June 10-11, 2015 at the Marriott Downtown. More than 350 participants from across South Carolina and the nation are expected to gather for two days of learning and networking. Summer Institute 2015 will provide strategies to impact young people’s health and well-being by providing the latest information regarding teen pregnancy and STI/HIV prevention programs and approaches. Goals and Features…

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