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  • Graduate on time with summer.

    Summer classes available online or on campus

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    Africana Studies Golden Anniversary

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    Student-Run Label In Search of Music’s Next Hit

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    CSUN Popular Choice for LAUSD Seniors

  • Second-generation violinmaker Amnon Weinstein works with a violin

    The Soraya Celebrates Violins of Hope

  • Members of the first cohort of the Mentoring Male Teachers of Color and Their Administrators

    Retaining Male Teachers of Color

  • CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison addressing people

    CSU 5 Expands CSUN Tax Program

Supervising for Success

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 9:30am to 4:00pm

Oviatt Library

This seminar, presented by the Center for Nonprofit Management, is designed for new supervisors and those who have had no formal training in their role. The topics examined in this course will include managing other people’s performance, communicating effectively with staff, building teamwork and cooperation, developing and motivating a team, and transitioning from being “one of the team members” to the person in charge. Read more

Competing for Federal Grants

Monday, January 25, 2016 - 8:30am to Friday, January 29, 2016 - 1:30pm

Oviatt Library

The federal government awards billions of grant dollars each year. But with budget cuts, the competition is brutal and developing a winning proposal is more demanding than ever. This workshop provides a solid foundation of knowledge about Federal grants, useful for both those new to seeking such funds and for experienced grantwriters. Read more

How to Build a Planned Giving Program

Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 11:00am

Oviatt Library

According to the 2015 Giving USA report, giving by bequests increased 13.6% in 2014 and at a much higher rate than donations from living donors (which rose by only 4%). For nonprofits new to planned giving, experts recommend starting by asking donors to designate the organization in their wills or on a life insurance policy or retirement account, and moving to more complex bequests over time. This webinar, presented by the Chronicle of Philanthropy, will discuss the fundamentals of establishing a planned giving program. Read more

Grant Management Essentials

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 12:19pm to Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 12:19pm

Oviatt Library

Effective grant management is essential to a nonprofit’s health.  This workshop will help nonprofit leaders examine critical legal and policy considerations, plus focus on the tasks, responsibilities, practices, and real-world situations that grant managers confront every day Read more

Nonprofit 911: Final Countdown: Year-End Hotline

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 10:00am

Oviatt Library

This webinar, presented by Network for Good, will help nonprofits create year-end appeals. Speaker Caryn Stein, Vice President of Communications and Content for Network for Good, will critique real appeal letters to show how to craft the best message to inspire giving. Last-minute strategies for engaging donors during the busiest time of year and ways to encourage recurring gifts in December (including online approaches) also will be discussed. Read more

Project Grantsmanship

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 8:30am to Sunday, December 18, 2016 - 1:30pm

Oviatt Library

Project Grantsmanship is a training program for nonprofit leaders to help them produce logical and compelling grant proposals, and collaborate more effectively with colleague organizations in raising funds through grant programs. Read more

How to Create a Nonprofit Annual Report People Will Actually Read

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 10:00am

Oviatt Library

This webinar, presented by Nonprofit Marketing Guide President Kivi Leroux Miller, will cover the basics of good nonprofit annual reports, including what to emphasize and what to leave out. It will also go over the differences between activities and accomplishments and discuss how to share them in ways that supporters can both understand and appreciate. It will examine a variety of new and engaging formats for annual reports, including print reports, postcards, videos, slide-shows, and mini-sites. Read more

Nonprofit 911: Turn Year-End Donors into Year-Round Supporters

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 10:00am

Oviatt Library

This webinar, presented by Network for Good, teaches how to transform new donors into lifetime supporters. Speaker Rachel Muir, Vice President of Training at Pursant, discusses ways to ensure donors make a repeat gift, how to efficiently and affordably discover their interests, and how to upgrade year-end donors into a major gift pipeline. As a bonus, all registrants will receive a sample stewardship plan. Read more

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