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  1. Will you please help get the word out about this FREE event? This is the next topic for my colleague’s free nonprofit networking group that she hosts. The new trend is to tell a compelling story about your nonprofit so that donors, volunteers and the community become engaged and support your nonprofit. The topic for Wednesday, January 11 & Wednesday, February 15 are below.

    *****To R.S.V.P. or ask any questions, please contact Brenda@icanaz.org (480-861-5185).*****

    Wednesday, January 11 “OUTCOMES VERSUS OUTPUTS”

    Christina W. Stage, PhD

    Center Stage Communications

    Answering the “So What?” question in a manner that benefits your agency, as well as answers the query for your stakeholders, so they will understand what their contributions are accomplishing. Presentation will draw on ideas and principles from the fields of communication, persuasion and marketing; along with concepts from organizational performance books like “Good to Great and the Social Sector” and “The Social Profit Handbook.”

    For a Map simply click on the link below:

    “Collaborating For a Cause” nonprofit professionals networking group Topic:“OUTCOMES VERSUS OUTPUTS”
    http://communitycause.org/events/collaborating-for-a-cause-nonprofit-professionals-networking-group-topicoutcomes-versus-outputs/

    Meeting Location: Chandler Police Desert Breeze Substation
    Chandler Police substation, 251 Desert Breeze Blvd, Chandler, AZ 85226.

    The station is just off of Chandler Blvd between Rural Rd and McClintock. There is a traffic light at Desert Breeze Blvd. Go north on Desert Breeze, Police/Fire station will be on your right. Look for the “Collaborating for a Cause” sign at the public parking entrance.Contact phone: 480-861-5185

    11:00 – 12:00 am Networking and brown bag lunch (bring your own deli lunch)

    12:00 – 1:00 pm Main Presentation

    Wednesday, January 11 “OUTCOMES VERSUS OUTPUTS”

    Christina W. Stage, PhD

    Center Stage Communications

    Answering the “So What?” question in a manner that benefits your agency, as well as answers the query for your stakeholders, so they will understand what their contributions are accomplishing. Presentation will draw on ideas and principles from the fields of communication, persuasion and marketing; along with concepts from organizational performance books like “Good to Great and the Social Sector” and “The Social Profit Handbook.”

    Wednesday, February 15:
    “CONQUERING DONOR FATIGUE & ATTRITION: 6 WAYS TO KEEP YOUR DONORS ENERGIZED”
    Rich Frazier
    Vision Connect Nonprofit Consulting

    What is donor fatigue and how do I overcome it?
    What do donors want? What do they need?
    Why do donors stop giving? How can I energize them?

    THIS Presentation EXPLORES:
    · The myth and reality of donor fatigue
    · 6 ways to decrease donor attrition
    · How to meet the wants and needs of your donors
    · Why it’s not always about the money
    *Note: These sessions are intended to be informational; all attendees are encouraged to seek legal counsel to help guide them through the process. To R.S.V.P. or ask any questions, please contact Brenda@icanaz.org (480-861-5185).

  2. Will you please help to get this reminder out about these free events that can help nonprofits? For those that attend the Thursday “Animal Help & Resources” meeting on October 6th, there will be an opportunity to speak directly with youth volunteers and the librarian that manages youth programming at the library.

    For those that attend the October 5th 3:15 “Nonprofit Help & Resources” meeting, there will be an opportunity to have their events & programs promoted through the Marketing & Social Media Marketing Team Helping Animals. Attendees will also be invited to 3 upcoming Volunteer Paloozas that we have planned. (One of them is also in the planning at ASU). Thanks for any help getting the word out. Clare at CommunityCause.org
    Wednesday, October 05, 2016 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

    For Questions 602-262-4636 or to RSVP hive @ central is a free co-working space located on the 2nd floor of the Burton Barr Central Library in Phoenix!

    hive@central: Nonprofit Navigator: How To Find Grants For Your Nonprofit

    Are you new to the field of grant-seeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course. You will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, including:
    • Who funds nonprofits and what are their motivations
    • What do funders really want to know about the organizations they are interested in funding
    • How do you identify potential funders and make the first approach
    • In-person classes will end with 30 minutes of hands-on, guided online grant research. It is advisable, but not necessary, to bring a laptop for this portion of the class. Presented by Jeremiah Smith, Nonprofit Consultant
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    For Questions or to RSVP—Please go to this link. If you cannot attend on October 5th, you can alsoView Other Dates that are available for this seminar at this link: http://communitycause.org/help-for-nonprofits/

    Free Help & Resources for Nonprofits and Philanthropic Individuals & Organizations–October 5th (right after the Grant Seminar above & at the same location at the Hive Space at Phoenix Burton Barr Library) at 3:15-4:45. Link for this date and location is below:

    Free Help Available for Nonprofits and All Individuals & Organizations with a Philanthropic Mission—Overview of the CommunityCause.org Website Features and How to Use Them to Help Our Community! http://communitycause.org/events/free-help-available-for-nonprofits-and-all-individuals-organizations-with-a-philanthropic-mission-overview-of-the-communitycause-org-website-features-and-how-to-use-them-to-help-our-communit/

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    For Questions or to RSVP, please go to this link: http://communitycause.org/animal-ambassador-seminar-resources/
    Invitation to our “How You Can Help Animals! Tips for Where to Go for Free & Low Cost Help for Dogs & Cats–What to Do to Solve Common Animal Issues” Seminar
    (Please See Attachment for other dates & more information)
    Thursday, October 6th 3:00-4:30 Mesa Main Library 2nd floor Boardroom
    We are especially interested in reaching out to people working in: Schools, Fire & Police Departments, Medical & Emergency Room Departments, Hospice Care, In-Home Senior Services, Pet Stores, Groomers, Veterinary Offices, Realtors Selling Homes, Social Service Agencies, Faith Communities and any organization that works with low income or homeless individuals or families.
    We will cover what to do for lost & found animals, unwanted dogs & cats, outdoor cats, where to adopt a rescued animal as well as where to get Free or low cost pet food, animal supplies, vaccinations, microchips, spay& neuter.
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    For Questions or to RSVP for October 12th—Please Email brenda@icanaz.org or phone: 480-861-5185 Location to be determined

    Wednesday, October 12
    “Managing the Marketing & Contact Management of Your Major Events: Inviting the Right People at the Right Time”
    Your major event is one of the most labor intensive / expensive effort in your budget. It is also your first introduction to many new contacts. Are you managing the marketing and contact development part of the event with as much intensity as you manage the fund raise? Come hear from one of your target market describe techniques for optimizing contact management, new prospect experience, and board engagement. As a community board member, Larry Lytle has been involved in the nonprofit community since the early 90’s. He has chaired numerous events and been board chair of numerous charities.

  3. Helpful Contact for You? Do you know of philanthropic organizations that might like to participate?

    Late last year Arizona Purses of Hope gathered 153 slightly used purses filled with essential needs for women in need in the Northern Arizona area of Cottonwood/Camp Verde/Sedona/Rimrock/Lake Montezuma. These purses were given to two local organizations in time for Christmas. In the Spring another 27 filled purses were given to an organization in Flagstaff. We will be gathering filled purses again this coming December. See Facebook – Arizona Purses of Hope for more information. If you KNOW of an organization that would benefit from filled purses please contact, via email – Colleen – lilycards@mymts.net

  4. Thanks for all you do to help our community! Please share this invitation widely. Just a reminder about our information meeting this weekend…

    January 9th at Mesa Main Library–Study Room from 3:00 to 4:30PM–Promote your Projects with the Help of the Community Volunteers Helping at CommunityCause.org–Free Help!

    ***Do you have a holiday event that you need help promoting? Do you need a place to host it or a business to sponsor it?

    ***Do you have a fundraising event that requires donated food, silent auction items & volunteer help?

    ***Do you have a special needs animal or a difficult to place animal that you would like to get a foster, adoptive family, low cost vet care or donated cash to help?

    ***Do you have a client or family in a tough situation that needs assistance from their community?

    ***Do you have an idea for a volunteer event that would help your philanthropic organization and also be great for a team building for employees at a big company?

    ***Would you like to participate in “Group Purchasing” projects and combine your buying power with others to lower the cost for any supplies your organization needs?

    ***What would community project would you create if you had unlimited money & staff? Do you know of anyone who has a good idea that solves a social, environmental or animal related problem?

    If so, please join us this weekend. Let your community help!

    January 9th at Mesa Main Library–Study Room from 3:00 to 4:30PM–This is a hands on workshop. Please bring your computer so that you can learn as you go.

    There are more resources for nonprofits at the bottom of this email.

    Please extend this invitation to other nonprofits that need help and any community volunteers that may want to help nonprofits.
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    Create Your Own Community Project, Fundraiser or Holiday Event! Free Help for Philanthropic Organizations

    Learn how to create Community Projects to Help your Cause and your Organization. Get free help from community volunteers & businesses in your local community. Please bring a new project or program that you would like to create. You will Create Your Own Project! You will also learn how to promote your Community Project using the features on the CommunityCause.org website. This is a hands on workshop. Please bring your computer so that you can learn as you go.

    January 9th at Mesa Main Library–Board Room or Study Room from 3:00 to 4:30PM

    CE-Create a Project on CommunityCause.org-Crowdfunding Tips
    http://communitycause.org/community-projects-crowdfunding/

  5. CommunityCause.org has reached out to A.S.U. professors who have students who would like to do internships and capstone projects for their classes.

    The students would like to have a real world impact on the world while fulfilling their class requirements. Do you have an idea of a capstone project that a student could do for your organization that would be helpful? Do you need an intern? If so, what type of help do you need? Contact us at this link, if you are interested in free help:

    http://communitycause.org/intern-help-needed/

  6. Next Meetings Scheduled for Philanthropic Organizations & Community Volunteers:

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    How to Create a Project on CommunityCause.org
    Tips for Crowdfunding & Crowdsourcing that Help Your Cause & Your Nonprofit

    September 12th at Mesa Main Library–Board Room & Study Room from 3:00 to 4:30PM

    http://communitycause.org/community-projects-crowdfunding/

    Do you have a project that you think would help animals? Have you been thinking about a project that would solve a social or environmental problem. Bring your good ideas with you and we will help you to create a project on CommunityCause.org We will also be sharing important tips about how to launch a successful crowdfunding campaign and benefit from crowdsourcing.
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    Free Help for Nonprofits!
    Introduction to CommunityCause.org for Nonprofits & for Community Volunteers!
    September 26th at Mesa Main Library–Board Room from 3:00 to 4:30PM
    http://communitycause.org/ce-meeting-for-nonprofits-community-volunteers/

    Would you like to become a volunteer for a nonprofit? Do you have a cause you are passionate about? Would you like Free help for your organization? Do you need volunteers, donated items and more money to fulfill your organization’s mission?

    We can help! Anyone who is helping animals and/or solving a social or environmental problem is welcome to attend even if you are not yet a nonprofit. Community volunteers are welcome to attend as well. New volunteers can meet organizations that need assistance. All are welcome! Come & meet like-minded people! 🙂 We want to meet you so that we know how to help you & your organization.
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  7. Here is a great, Free resource for individuals & organizations volunteering or working in Nonprofits. The name of the group is “Collaborating for a Cause”.

    This group offers free lectures and networking opportunities at their monthly meetings. Meetings are held at ICAN, an organization that provides positive programs for youth. The address is 650 East Morelos Street, Chandler, Arizona 85225. The phone number is 480-821-4207.

    The schedule is as follows: 11:00-12:00 Networking and brown bag lunch. Drinks are provided.

    All lectures are on topics are helpful and especially relevant to nonprofits are offered from 12:00-1:00.

    For more information, please go to: http://icanaz.org/collaboratingforacause

    In the future, all of their events will be listed on the calendar of events at CommunityCause.org and reminders will be sent to those individuals who have subscribed to follow this project. To receive reminders and email notifications when new information relevant to this topic is posted, please see details on how to subscribe and follow this project at the bottom of this project post. Here is your invitation: Nonprofits, Philanthropic Groups & Social Entrepreneurs–Join the Club!