Calendar of Upcoming Events

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Upcoming Seminars & Events

Every year BVU presents over 40 seminars packed with useful and practical knowledge.  Our seminars focus on nonprofit governance and management topics, including board roles, board leadership, public policy, HR, finance, and marketing.  Additionally, BVU offers several events celebrating and promoting volunteerism

Check back often as we continually update our calendar of seminars.

 

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Event Planning: Before You Sign the First Contract

Is your nonprofit considering a new event? Wondering 'why are we even doing this event'? Join us for an interactive workshop that will help your organization determine if a special event is the best way to accomplish its goals.

JumpStart Inc.

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Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Introduction to Finding Grants

Are you new to the field of grantseeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders using a variety of freely-accessible databases.

Akron-Summit County Public Library

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Crisis Management & Communications in the Age of Social Media

This fast-paced seminar will focus on a highly-strategic approach to communicating during a wide variety of crisis situations when your nonprofit is "on trial" in the Court of Public Opinion.

Sikich LLP

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Cocktails with Champions

BVU's Cocktails with Champions is an opportunity for young professionals to meet business and civic leaders shaping the future of Northeast Ohio.

Ohio Desk

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Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Is Starting a Nonprofit Right for You?

Are you new to the field of grantseeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders using a variety of freely-accessible databases.

Akron-Summit County Public Library

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Thursday, March 16, 2017

The Role of the Board - Cleveland

After attending this training, you will have guidelines for effective and meaningful nonprofit board service and a clear understanding of your role and the expectations of a nonprofit board member.

Tucker Ellis LLP

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Introduction to Proposal Writing

Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation.

Akron-Summit County Public Library

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Introduction to Project Budgets

Are you ready to start fundraising for your project or idea, but don’t know what and how much to ask for? This training will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to generate a standard project budget for a foundation proposal.

Akron-Summit County Public Library

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