workshops and events

Cultivate the Best in Your Board:
Recruiting, Orienting, & Training Boards Success

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 (9:00am-4:00pm)

Join trainer Andy Robinson and your nonprofit colleagues for this day-long session on strengthening your organization's board development culture. Come learn how to create an on boarding and training plan that is engaging, sets clear expectations, and gives your board members the tools they need to success. Lunch included. Members $50 & Not-Yet Members $70


Board Service Fundamentals

Friday, October 19, 2018 (9:30am-4:00pm) Healy Senior Center in Redway

This workshop is facilitated by Bobbie Good and will take place at the Healy Senior Center in Southern Humoldt. In this workshop we will explore board legal duties, holding effective meetings, relating to other board members, strategies for managing difficult conversations, fundraising, and being an engaged leader for your organization.  Lunch is included with the fee. We created an event discount for organizations that send 3 or more people; check out the registration pages fee tab to learn more about that. Members $55 & Not-Yet Members $70


October Board Leadership Roundtable

Board Governance-Successfully Leading as a Board Member
Monday, October 1, 2018 (11:30am-1:00pm)

Join consultant and nonprofit board mentor Byrd Lochtie and your nonprofit peers for NorCAN’s first Board Leadership Roundtable of the 2018-2019 season! This session focuses on models of board governance, how to determine what the organization needs from the board, and successfully leading as a board member. Bring your own lunch; we will provide tea & coffee. Members $10 & Not-Yet-Members $20


Crafting the Best Grant Proposals of Your Life
(or at least making them a little better!)

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 (1:00pm-5:30pm)

Come to our first ever grantwriting class focused on improving writing skills. Join facilitator Erika Wright as she reveals common grantwriting mistakes, helps you develop strong & succinct arguments, and even evaluates one of your proposals. There is a mandatory homework component to this workshop; check out the registration pages to learn more. We will provide coffee & tea. Members $85 & Not-Yet-Members $100


The Accidental Designer:
How to Design Images Like a Pro

Thursdays, October 25 - November 8 (10:00am-1:30pm) online with Idealware

Does your nonprofit need to create graphics for your website or social media pages? Would you like to be able to lay out posters or flyers? A graphic designer can be expensive. What if you could learn what you need to know to lay out your own collateral? Join our friends at Idealware for this 3 week online opportunity to learn the theories and techniques behind designs that communicate, illustrate, and inspire. Become a NorCAN Member to take advantage of the NorCAN Rate! Members $95 & Not-Yet-Members $120



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