Winter 2013 classes focus on fundraising, marketing, board development, and strategic planning
The Fruition Coalition will offer four online classes during Winter 2013. Each class is focused on one aspect of capacity building and will strengthen participating organizations so they are positioned for sustainability and success. Each online class costs $45 and includes a free comprehensive e-Workbook ($19.99 value). Classes begin at 11 a.m. Eastern time.
Grant Proposal Writing
February 8, 2013
This class will prepare both inexperienced and seasoned grant proposal writers for successful writing and project management. Topics covered include identifying prospective donors, developing relationships with philanthropic partners, grant proposal structure and contents, organizing the writing process with a team, budgeting, and managing grants that have been received. Students will receive a free copy of The Fruition Coalition Grant Proposal e-Workbook (ISBN 978-1-300-59094-1).
Nonprofit Marketing Planning
February 15, 2013
This class will guide students through the process of articulating information about the organization, environment, relationships, and communication leading to the development of marketing strategies and a comprehensive marketing plan. This class will help your organization become more grounded in its values and identity, create opportunities for meaningful engagement, and develop strong, mutually beneficial relationships so that organizational goals can be achieved. Students will receive a free copy of The Fruition Coalition Marketing Plan e-Workbook (ISBN 978-1-300-59132-0).
March 1, 2013
This class will explore the multiple components of a comprehensive board development initiative. Topics covered include governance and other responsibilities, recruitment, orientation, operations, professional development, evaluation, and developing a strong relationship with the executive director. Students will learn how to expand the board's skills and strengthen their sense of purpose and commitment. Students will receive a free copy of The Fruition Coalition Board Development e-Workbook (forthcoming).
March 15, 2013
In this class, students will learn about the strategic planning process. Topics covered include facilitation and organization, community engagement, data analysis, decision making, goal setting, implementation, and evaluation. Participants will be prepared to create a living plan that is easily accessible and user friendly. Students will receive a free copy of The Fruition Coalition Strategic Planning Workbook (forthcoming).
The Fruition Coalition creates positive change in organizations and systems by connecting people, ideas, and resources. They are actively creating a flourishing world through education, dialogue, and consulting that integrates research, intuition, experience, and dreams. Their programs and services include: publications, The Fruition Academy of Social Imagination and Action, Le Salon Utopique, The Activist's Muse, Social+; and consulting services that help organizations research, plan, implement, and evaluate their work. The Fruition Coalition was founded by Jessica R. Dreistadt in 2001. For more information, visit www.fruitioncoalition.com.