January 20, 2018

PROMOTED! Top Insights for Newer Managers in Mission-Based Organizations: Lessons from the Field

PROMOTED!  Top Insights for Newer Managers  in Mission-Based Organizations:  Lessons from the Field by Ginny Trierweiler, PhD Supervisors and managers are extremely important leaders for ensuring that mission-based organizations, such as nonprofit and government entities, can fulfill their missions.  Managers have great impact on organizational outcomes, including productivity, profit/ efficiency, customer satisfaction, and employee retention.[i]  […]

Classes to start your New Year right!

At CFU we offer a wide range of classes to  help you start your New Year right!  CFU has all your bases covered for 2015, whether your goals are personal or professional.  See all of the January classes or browse through a sampling of what we have coming up: Health and Wellness: 1/8/15–Clean Living:  Managing […]

Keys to Nonprofit Success

Lynn O’Connell is an experienced nonprofit manager, consultant and trainer.  She offers five workshops here at Colorado Free University that are the backbone of our Nonprofit Administration and Leadership program. Read what students say about Lynn: “Excellent instructor!” “Amazing background; wealth of information.” “Very informative.  Passionate about topic.” “I enjoy her energy.  She is very […]

Nonprofit Strategies

Come together with others working in the non profit sector to get nonprofit strategies.  Our classes are taught by folks who are active working in nonprofit organizations and have lots of practical, tested information and tips to help you succeed in your efforts. 9/30/14–Crowd Funding 101: Get Funding for Your Dream 10/1/14–Donor Retention: The Secret […]

Fall Nonprofit Administration Classes with Lynn O’Connell Just Around the Corner!

One of our very favorite out-of-state teachers, Lynn O’Connell jets in this September to teach her popular series of nonprofit administration classes. If you are working on your nonprofit certificate or thinking about breaking into the field, her classes are not to be missed! Lynn is the director of Computer Core, a nonprofit in the […]

Nonprofit classes

CFU offers a wide variety of nonprofit classes as a resource for those working in the nonprofit sector.  Coming up on 8/13– Nonprofits in Colorado:  Resources & Practices, 8/19–Finances & Nonprofits: A Layman’s Guide to Financial Statements, 8/23–Donor Retention: The Secret to Nonprofit Revenue.  See all the Nonprofit classes we offer. And read about the Certificate […]

Donor Retention – Quick Tip for Establishing a Successful Program for Your Nonprofit by Lila Gracey

The first step in designing and implementing an effective donor retention program is knowing where you are currently. If you do not have those data readily available, here’s how to calculate:  Count the number of donors who gave to your organization in one year. (e.g., 2012)  Count the number of donors from the same pool […]

Lynn O’Connell Nonprofit Administration Seminars

It’s a new year and a great time to improve your job prospects or chance of promotion by taking nonprofit classes with Lynn O’Connell this February. Lynn O’Connell has been working in the nonprofit sector for over 20 years and has spend equal amounts of time in adult education. She brings an incredible wealth of […]

Meet the Amazing Lynn O’Connell! Nonprofit Classes & More!

Advocate of adult education and wonderfully talented teacher herself, Lynn O’ Connell will be here December 13-15, 2013 with a terrific line-up of her popular nonprofit classes, business classes–and one new offering as well! Lynn O’Connell has more than 20 years experience working in nonprofits and teaching adult education. Currently the executive director of Computer […]

Nonprofit Classes & Training with Lynn O’Connell

Improve your promotability or job search skills by attending one–or several–nonprofit training classes with Lynn O’Connell this October. Lynn O’Connell has been working in the nonprofit sector for over 20 years and has spend equal amounts of time in adult education. She brings an incredible wealth of information to her seminars and is one of […]