Strengthening Skills for Nonprofit Success
Gianneschi Center Offers Four-Day Summer Program
June 18, 2012 :: No. 201
Cal State Fullerton’s Gianneschi Center for Nonprofit Research hosts its seventh annual Summer School for Nonprofits July 10-13. The program will include a free Tuesday, July 10, tax seminar, as well as sessions on conflict resolution, leadership, marketing, building donors, special events, grant writing, risk management and supervising volunteers. Attendees can register for any or all four days.
Cal State Fullerton, 800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, 92831
University Hall and Mihaylo Hall
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- Free Tax Seminar for Nonprofit and Faith-Based Organizations
Presentations by representatives of the State Board of Equalization, Internal Revenue Service, Franchise Tax Board, Employment Development Department and attorney general. Lunch and parking — $8 for the day — are not included.
8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
- “Sales Skills for Fundraising 101” with Chris Kondo, director of the CSUF Sales Leadership Center
- “Conflict Resolution – Dealing With Difficult People” — Diane Mazzey, assistant director, graduate academic support services, CSUF Mihaylo College of Business and Economics
- “Introduction to Project Management” — Marci Payne, project management officer, CSUF Information Technology
- “Using Data to Make Your Case for Change” — Chris Ringewald, research manager, Healthy City, Advancement Project
- “Fundraising Events and Sales: What's Taxable?” — Ira Unterman, chief financial officer, CSUF Philanthropic Foundation, and a representative of the State Board of Equalization
1 – 4 p.m.
- “The Power of E-Mail Marketing — Leveraging Social Media” — Stuart Atkins, CSUF lecturer in marketing, and Kathleen Drake, marketing specialist, CSUF Mihaylo College of Business and Economics
- “Overcoming Organizational Obstacles” — Mark Hoven Stohs, CSUF chair and professor of finance, and Spencer Colman, project manager, CSUF Physical Plant
- “Transitioning to a Fundraising Board” — Julie Holdaway, director of training and leadership, OneOC
- “Courting Corporate Sponsors: Six Steps to ‘I Do’” — Cynthia King, CSUF professor of communications
- “Program Evaluation” – Lowell C. Renold, CSUF associate professor of human services
- “Get It in Writing: A Guide to the Dos and Don’ts of Business Contracts” — Isaiah Weedn, attorney, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
- “Approaches to Understanding Leadership” — Keith Boyum, CSUF emeritus professor of political science and former CSU associate vice chancellor of academic affairs
- “What Gets Funded” — Jeannie Kim-Han, director, CSUF Office of Research Development
- “From Grassroots to Global: How OC Nonprofits Are Effectively Marketing for Change” — Cynthia Ragland, vice president of marketing and communications, Orange County Community Foundation
- “Building Donors for Life — The Pipeline to Major Gifts” — Margaret Pendleton of Kassmark Inc.
- “Practical Tips to Avoid Scrutiny From the IRS and California Attorney General” — Brian Yacker and Lauren Haverlock, partners, YH Advisors
1 – 4 p.m.
- “Create a Roadmap to Successful Grant Writing” — Carol Geisbauer, grant writing consultant
- “Cultural Competency – Nonprofits and the Globalizing Workplace Strategies for Effective Social Relations” — Lezlee Hinesmon-Matthews, CSUF assistant professor of Afro-ethnic studies
- “Time Is Money — Major Gift Fundraising” — Susan Hoover Miller and Jon Wagner, fundraising consultants
- “Senior Corps and AmeriCorps: What’s It All About ... and How Can I Get Access?” — Margarita McCullough, program director, CONNECT-Orangewood Children’s Foundation, and Greg Ericksen, program officer, Corporation for National and Community Service
- “The Vision Thing — From Drawing Board to Board Room” — Thomas Nixon, executive director, Solidarity
- “Risk Management & Insurance: Keeping Your Nonprofit Protected” — Jennifer Wells and Debra Chargois-Butler of CAN Insurance Services
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- “Nonprofit Accounting and Auditing” — Mark McCallick and Deb Gast of MAC McCallick Accounting and Consulting and Patrick Guzman, CPA of Guzman & Gray
8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
- “Better Fundraising Through Donor Profiles” — Jason Creque, senior research analyst, USC Development Research and Relationship Management
- “Special Events Toolkit” — Stefanie Light, senior director, major events, CSUF University Advancement, and Ryan Smith, associate director, major events - marketing & communications, CSUF University Advancement
- “CSUF Partner Agency Certification” — Dawn Macy, associate director of the CSUF Center for Internships & Community Engagement
- “Bring Your Moxie: Leadership Style & Development” — Kimberly Polite, president and chief learning officer, Executive Communication Solutions
1 – 4 p.m.
- “Supervising Volunteers: A Win-Win Proposition!” — LaVal Brewer, consultant, OneOC
- “Survey Development for Practitioners: Getting the Most Out of Your Questions” — Laura Gil Trejo, director, CSUF Social Science Research Center
- “Making Your Media Social to Raise Your Visibility” — Peter J. Kuo, communications associate, South Coast Repertory
- “Ignite Your Career in Nonprofit Work! Seven Key Steps” — Catherine Spear of Catherine Spear & Associates
- “Managing Leadership Succession and Organizational Change” — Frank Talarico Jr., president and CEO, Goodwill of Orange County, and Shawna Smith, executive director, Taller San Jose
Registration is required for any aspect of the program, including the free Tuesday tax seminar. From July 11-13, single day registration, including parking, is $85; two days is $140; three days is $200. Lunch is not included. Multiple-day discount available to individual or organization members of co-sponsoring associations. Registration form and more information available online.
Kathleen Costello, Gianneschi Center for Nonprofit Research, 657-278-5376
Pamela McLaren, 657-278-4852