December 14, 2017

Grant Writing and Other Nonprofit Skills: Lynn O’Connell Workshops

Lynn O’Connell

Grant writing skills are essential for nonprofits to succeed.  Lynn O’Connell  visits us to host workshops to gain nonprofit skills. Lynn’s classes are specifically designed for people who are interested in developing knowledge and skills to start or grow a nonprofit.

Browse all Lynn’s classes here.

11/30/17–How to Start a Nonprofit.  Do you have a great idea for a nonprofit? This workshop will walk you through the steps for making your idea a reality.

11/30–How to Create a Business Plan That Works.  All businesses, nonprofit or for-profit, benefit from solid planning. Get your business off the ground the right way, or give it a tune-up, with this seminar.

12/1/17–The 3 R’s of Volunteers: Recruitment, Retention and Recognition.  Nonprofits are made possible by an army of volunteers. Learn how to recruit them, keep them, and make sure they know how much your nonprofit values that work they do.

12/1/2017–Building Your Nonprofit for the Future: Strategic Planning That Works.  This session will help you select a type of plan that your organization can develop and actually use. Then you will learn how to carry out your strategic planning process and see that “the plan” is implemented. 

12/2/17–Become a Grant Writer ( 9 am – 4 pm): This super popular one-day seminar is a crash course in grant writing. With so many nonprofits jockeying for a finite amount of funding, this workshop can help you move to the front of the pack. It’s also a great skill to add to your resume if you are looking for work at a nonprofit.

Lynn has been in the trenches, working with nonprofits for over 20 years. She is currently the director of Computer C.O.R.E., a nonprofit computer training resource in the Washington, DC area. Lynn has an MA in philanthropy from Indiana University and a certificate in nonprofit administration from Duke. She’s also a passionate advocate for adult education and has been teaching adult learners for over 15 years.

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