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Building the Bottom Line & Nonprofit Sustainability

Wednesday, September 11, 2013  
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Please join us for one or both of these free sessions:

Building the Bottom Line: Revenue Growth and Diversification (9:30 AM - 10:45 AM)
Learn how to maximize revenue for your organization.

Are you interested in growing or diversifying your revenue streams? Is your organization considering launching a social enterprise, developing a new earned income stream or beginning a major fundraising program? Before you invest precious and limited resources, arm yourself with a revenue planning mindset that will support and maximize your organization's short-term revenue needs and long-term sustainability. And walk away with tools you can use right away to begin planning your organization's revenue strategies and tactics. This new, highly interactive class will include traditional presentation, group discussion, revenue planning exercises and Q&A.

Nonprofit Sustainability: Building Blocks to Organizational Success (11:00 AM – 12:00 PM)
Learn how to enhance your organization's competitiveness and strengthen its financial health.

Sustainability is a popular buzzword in our sector. Nonprofit sustainability means more than just generating enough money to keep your organization afloat. In this class we will begin with the definition of nonprofit sustainability, and then we will cover each of the four key elements that contribute to long-term sustainability for an organization. Learn what you can do to increase your organization's competitiveness and strengthen its financial health in the current economic climate. Topics covered, include:
• Understanding what nonprofit sustainability means
• Key elements of nonprofit sustainability
• Tips on how to develop them in your organization

The speaker will be David Holmes, Regional Training Coordinator at the Foundation Center in Cleveland. He is responsible for creating, managing and delivering training programs in support of capacity building of nonprofits in Cleveland and throughout the midwestern United States. Prior to joining the center in 2005, David spent over twenty-three years in the nonprofit sector. He served as information officer at the National Assembly in Washington, DC, program officer for the Stocker Foundation and as the director of grants and prospect research at Notre Dame College. Having worked in both the grantseeking and grantmaking worlds, David provides a unique and insightful perspective into the field of philanthropy and nonprofit management.

There is no fee to attend. However, space is limited and registration is required by calling 412-622-6277.

Presented by: David Holmes
Event fee: Free!
5801 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Foundation Center
(412) 622-6277