SkillBuilders Webinar Recordings

Support for SkillBuilders Webinar Recordings is proudly provided by the Steele Reese Foundation.

Collaboration: Working Together for Greater Impact

Join Sandy Jacobsen of Jacobsen Associates to understand what collaboration involves and assess your organization’s readiness to collaborate, the importance of keeping the focus on partner goals, and the stages of building a successful collaboration.

Nonprofit Risk Management Basics

Join Melanie Herman, Executive Director for The Nonprofit Risk Management Center, for an introduction of risk management, including tips and tools to effectively manage risk in a way that fits the organization’s culture, resources and goals.

Board Governance Basics

Join Danielle Clore, Nonprofit Network Director, to understand the legal responsibilities and key roles of nonprofit boards, as well as best practices for board effectiveness and functioning in the areas of recruitment and orientation.

Technology and Data Management

Join Kevin Cornwell with Dean Dorton Allen Ford to learn the basics of keeping technology running smoothly, including networking, backing up the server, best practices for routine/preventive maintenance, as well as anti-virus tools and data/internet security. Also understand how to evaluate current technology and develop a plan to efficiently use technology in the future.

The 3 R’s of Volunteer Management

Join consultant Stacy Mullins to learn the latest recruitment, retention and recognition strategies for volunteer programs, as well as understand the benefits, challenges and needs of working with different generations of volunteers.

Worry-Free Lobbying and Advocacy for Nonprofits

The basic rules and best practices for nonprofits engaging in public policy activities will be presented – what legally can and cannot be done, as well as tips for engaging the community in issues of importance to the mission and those you serve.

Nonprofits Going Green

Go green and save your organization some green! Join KNN and our partners LG&E and KU and Bluegrass PRIDE to learn simple steps your nonprofit use to go green today.

Nonprofit Management Best Practices and Sustainability

Join Danielle Clore, Nonprofit Network Director, to learn about key issues for nonprofit sustainability and management, including vision, mission, planning and use of best practice tools and recommendations.

Basic Bookkeeping Webinar

Join Dwight Denison, PhD, with the University of Kentucky Martin School of Public Policy & Administration to lean about effective budget development; internal control policies; cash flow management tools and reports; as well as cost analysis and allocation essential for successful financial management.

Generating and Diversifying Revenue

Join Lee Ellen Martin, CFRE, to understand the revenue generating strategies available to nonprofits – annual giving, special events, major gifts, planned giving and capital campaigns. Learn how to maximize efforts by making the most of staff and volunteer efforts and learn best practices for donor cultivation and recognition.

Human Resources Management

Join Mitzi Root of IntegrityHR for an overview of human resources management functions, including hiring and firing; effective performance evaluation; best practices for policies, procedures and orientation development; as well as resources available to ensure you are following employment laws.

Program Evaluation Basics

Join Rick Maurer, PhD, with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture to gain an understanding of program evaluation basics, including inputs, outputs and outcomes. Learn logic models, qualitative and quantitative models and best practices for measuring impact and reporting results.

Successful Marketing & Public Relations Strategies

Join Ame Sweetall with APS Communications to learn the concepts of marketing, branding and public relations. Understand how to assess your organization’s marketing and PR needs to create low-cost, easy to implement plans and gain tips for working with the media and social networking strategies.