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Category Archives: Foraker News

Create a more fulfilling and engaged work life. Do you want to discover your unique strengths as a leader and how to apply them more fully for better results? Do you understand how your sense of purpose drives your work or connects to mission? We invite you to apply to the Catalyst in Nonprofit Excellence program. … [ Read More ]

Every two years we ask you to tell us how you compensate your staff. With your participation in the Foraker Salary & Benefit Survey, we are able to create a tool for Alaska nonprofits to use in making important personnel decisions. The survey is designed to help you establish a salary for a new position, evaluate … [ Read More ]

Foraker has a team of more than 20 consultants ready to help you strengthen your organization. Meet a few of the most recent additions to our team: Sammye Pokryfki has joined our consulting team and is available for board facilitation and executive consultation. Sammye has worked in the nonprofit sector as a staff, board member, volunteer, and mentor … [ Read More ]

Join us for a thought-provoking session with Building Movement Project Co-Director, Sean Thomas-Breitfeld,as he leads us through the Race to Lead findings, which challenge the way the nonprofit sector has been approaching the racial leadership gap.  Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018 Time: 8:30am – 11:30am Where: Campfire Conference Room @ the Mountain View Services Center … [ Read More ]

We are pleased to announce that Wendy Lindskoog has joined the Foraker Governance Board. Wendy is the Vice President of Communications and External Affairs at BP Alaska. She is an accomplished executive with 30 years of community and government affairs experience and extensive legislative, agency, and policy expertise. Wendy is no stranger to the nonprofit … [ Read More ]

In our May newsletter we let you know about changes that are occurring in the Pre-Development Program, or what has become known at Pre-D. Pre-D was launched in 2006 with the goal of helping to plan sustainable capital projects – or those that contribute to the long-term viability of the organization and the community it … [ Read More ]

We have two new series for you to take this summer: Managing Your Nonprofit – The Essential Toolkit A  webinar series featuring courses on sustainability, human resources, board development, finance, and fundraising. Are you new to a management position or to the nonprofit sector? Are you looking to apply nonprofit best practices to your workplace? … [ Read More ]

Foraker’s Catalyst for Nonprofit Excellence program is moving to a winter/spring schedule! The application period will open in the fall. Let us know if you want to stay up to date on program details – email Kate Rose at krose@forakergroup.org with your interest!

Foraker has been honored to work with our funding partners – the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority, Denali Commission, Mat-Su Health Foundation, Alaska Housing Finance Corporation, and Rasmuson Foundation – to bring the Pre-Development (Pre-D) program to Alaska nonprofits. The purpose of the program, which was launched in 2006, is to plan sustainable capital projects, … [ Read More ]

On April 8 & 9 Foraker is teaming up with the Homer Area Nonprofit Directors on a set of seminars on advocacy, economics, and innovation. Thanks to The Homer Foundation, the trainings are FREE! Space is limited. Register here: Advocacy Boot Camp Getting Unstuck: The Tools for Innovation The Economic Impact of Alaska’s Nonprofit Sector … [ Read More ]

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