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Category Archives: Training

  Calling all new Executive Directors (0-3 years in the position)! Are you interested in working with an experienced mentor and a network of peers while exploring governance, financial management, and planning? Looking to cultivate a more effective relationship with your board? Apply for the Executive Leadership Initiative – a program designed to build on … [ Read More ]

Catalyst for Nonprofit Excellence is a results-oriented, tool-based program designed to increase your leadership skills. The program is open to senior leadership staff and board members committed to the nonprofit sector who are looking to be more effective in achieving goals and creating a more fulfilling, engaged work life. In this program you will: Discover … [ Read More ]

Are you an Alaska nonprofit professional in a leadership position? Come enhance your management skills and explore a full range of issues and best practices to use in your organization.The Certificate in Nonprofit Management program features courses developed to apply classroom teachings directly to your workplace, case studies directly related to issues facing Alaska nonprofit … [ Read More ]

The Rasmuson Foundation is bringing back Michael Balaoing to Alaska! Michael joined Foraker in 2013 at the Leadership Summit and inspired us all with his pointed tips and energetic techniques to craft better nonprofit storytellers. He is back for a half-day training in Fairbanks – don’t miss it! Your Story Matters: How to Inspire Donors & … [ Read More ]

Do the new wage and hour rules have you reeling? Or, are you wondering to yourself, “what new rules?”  If so, we have details on the Department of Labor’s new overtime and salary threshold rules. Prepare now for the new rules that goes into effect December 1, 2016. If you are staff responsible for implementing … [ Read More ]

Foraker will release the fall community class schedule in August. Please help us to create a schedule that fits the needs of you and your organization by filling out a short online survey. Complete the survey to be entered into a drawing for a free two hour class. The survey is now closed. Thank you … [ Read More ]

The Foraker Group offers two distinct educational programs for nonprofit professionals. Take the opportunity to enhance your leadership skills by applying for one of the programs today. The application deadline has been extended to June 29. One of Foraker’s signature educational programs is the Catalyst for Nonprofit Excellence. Catalyst is a unique, dynamic program where you … [ Read More ]

Recently the National Council of Nonprofits outlined changes that the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued regarding nonprofit’s indirect costs. We strongly encourage organizations who receive federal funding to study the new grant policies and procedures. OMB’s Uniform Guidance will benefit nonprofits and foundations by making overhead or administrative costs reimbursable. To … [ Read More ]

Members of the 2014 cohort have successfully completed 14 days of classes and received their certificates from Foraker and from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. It was our pleasure to have you in the program this year. Welcome to the growing network of other grads. We hope you will stay in touch with each other, … [ Read More ]

Category: Training

Hello, nonprofit narrative leaders! It was, once again, an absolute delight to work with you in Anchorage last week. I hope that since the workshop, you were able to recognize and share stories with a newfound enthusiasm (not to mention skills). Have you asked, “Tell me about a time-?” Please click here if you would … [ Read More ]