Rick Schwartz talks to MetroWest nonprofit staff about annual reports.

We bring in renowned consultants, practitioners, and content experts to present practical workshops.

Staff, board/committee members, and volunteers who are affiliated with nonprofit organizations or town agencies serving MetroWest are invited to attend free of charge. If you register for a workshop and your plans change, please email or call 48 hours in advance. Otherwise, a $25 no-show fee will be charged.

Interested in presenting? Have ideas for workshops that you would like to attend? Email Kimberly Blakemore.

 

Upcoming Seminars

So we booked a room...now what? A beginner's guide to grassroots events

Presenter: Karin Turer, Tugboat 23 Consulting
Date: Thursday, February 1, 2018
Time: 9:30-11:00 AM
Location: Lexington Community Center - Room 237, 39 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA

Who should attend: Any professional, board member, or volunteer of nonprofits of any size

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Massachusetts Pay Equity Law: Is Your Nonprofit Ready?

Presenter: Hillary Massey, Seyfarth Shaw
Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018
Time: 10:00-11:30 AM
Location: Foundation for MetroWest, 3 Eliot Street, Natick, MA 01760

Who should attend: Any professional, board member, or volunteer of nonprofits of any size

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Lobbying, Advocacy & Political Activities for 501(c)(3)

Presenter: Teresa M. Santalucia, Klein Hornig LLP
Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Time: 9:00-10:30 AM
Location: Foundation for MetroWest, 3 Eliot Street, Natick, MA 01760

Who should attend: Staff who are responsible for external affairs, government relations, and program; Board members

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Essential Google Analytics Settings for Nonprofits

Presenter: Maureen Wallbeoff
Date: Thursday, March 8, 2018
Time: 10:15-11:45 AM
Location: Medfield Public Library – Meeting Room, 468 Main Street, Medfield, MA 02052

Who should attend: Any nonprofit staff, board member, or volunteer responsible for marketing and/or communications strategy and execution. Ideal for those who are newer to digital marketing, but also a great refresher for those who want to update their practices.

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Financial Responsibility of the Board & How to Read Non-Profit Financial Statements

Presenter: Matthew Troiano, CPA & Thomas Muldoon, CPA, CGMA of AAFCPAs
Date: Friday, March 9, 2018
Time: 9:00-10:30 AM
Location: Whitney Place, Three Vision Drive, Route 9 West, Natick, MA 01760

Who should attend: Current and aspiring board members; nonprofit leaders

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A Convening of Local Farms and Food Organizations

Presenter: Myrna Greenfield, Good Egg Marketing
Date: Thursday, March 15
Time: 9:15-11:45 AM
Location: Marlborough Public Library - Bigelow Auditorium, 35 West Main Street, Malborough, MA 01752

Who should attend: Any nonprofit staff, board member, or volunteer representing a local farm or food organization

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Your logo doesn't matter; let's focus on REAL branding

Presenter: Rick Schwartz, StraightTalk
Date: Tuesday, March 20
Time: 10:00-11:30 AM
Location: Westwood Public Library, Conference Room, 660 High Street, Westwood, MA

Who should attend: Any nonprofit staff, board member, or volunteer. Organizations have frequently found authentic branding to be a kickoff to bigger questions and strategic planning. This workshop is a great introduction to updating your organization’s mindset on brand.

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