Sanctuary Webinar - Organizational Crisis Response
"How Nonprofits Can Keep from Being Upended in the Face of Crisis" was a 2-part series focused on organizational behavior in response to disruptive situations. Both sessions were presented by Sarah Yanosy, director of the Sanctuary Institute.
"How Nonprofits Can Keep from Being Upended in the Face of Crisis" - February 7, 2013
"Client as Crisis: Manipulative Behavior as Reenactment" - February 28, 2013
Sanctuary Webinar - Self-Care
The Sanctuary Institute whose work had been highlighted at the 2011 and 2012 Annual Meetings hosted a webinar, "Sanctuary's Self Care" on December 13, 2012. The discussion centered around "how to take of yourself - so you can take care of others."
- Presenter: Michael Thomas, Sanctuary faculty
- PowerPoint presentation
2012 Annual Meeting Resources
Thursday Morning - Mental Health Impact Assessment: A Tool for Achieving Equity
Thaler Pekar, a leading voice in the field of organizational narrative and communication, is presenting three skill-building webinars for LFP grantees. Materials and audio recordings from the first two sessions are available here. The final session will be held August 16, 2012.
"Strategically Communicating with a Potential Funder" - August 16, 2012
"Developing Your Organizational 'Solution Statement'" - July 26, 2012
"Finding, Developing and Sharing Your Leadership Story" - June 28, 2012
"The ABCs of RWJF-Funded Advocacy and Special Election-Year Considerations" was presented on May 24, 2012 by Kristen Gurdin, Counsel for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
For specific questions about what is permissible advocacy using your RWJF award, or for a pdf version of the PowerPoint used in this presentation, please contact either Curtis Holloman or Polly Seitz.
Victoria Dougherty, an independent consultant providing evaluation services to foundations and non-profit organizations, presented 3 skill-building webinars for LFP grantees. Materials and audio recording of these sessions are available here.
1. "Evaluating Advocacy" - February 23, 2012
2. "Using Data" - March 22, 2012
3. "Reporting and Using Evaluation Results - April 26, 2012
2011 Annual Meeting Resources
- Sandra Bloom's Creating Sanctuary presentation and companion worksheet.
Additional resources can be found at Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice and The Sanctuary Model.
- Jocelyn Harmon's The Art and Science of Online Fundraising presentation on Slideshare.
- Find all the Guidelines here.
- Please send them directly to the LFP office (not to RWJF) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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