Five-part webinar series to address fundraising growth out of a crisis

first_img  280 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis2  279 total views,  1 views today About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Five-part webinar series to address fundraising growth out of a crisis While many charities are rightly focusing on fundraising for survival through the coronavirus lockdown and its impact, others are looking ahead to consider what actions they can take now to help them grow through and beyond the crisis.This is the subject of a five-part webinar series this month from the teams at Philanthropy and Fundraising North America in cooperation with ACA Philanthropy & Fundraising in the UK.Presented by Alan Clayton, the series will help charity CEOS and fundraising leaders refocus their energy on acting for the long term – not just reacting for the short term. Tagged with: Alan Clayton coronavirus great fundraising leadership Trainingcenter_img SEE ALSO: Coronavirus: lessons for fundraisers from the past – includes video of Alan Clayton’s fundraising advice during the 2008/09 financial crisis Advertisement Howard Lake | 1 May 2020 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis2 The five one-hour seminars are based on insights, academic and action research, and the lessons of fundraising through a crisis over the last 30 years.The seminars will address issues such as:how to get your organisation to understand that this is the time to step up fundraising, not cut back?how to use this time to step up progress towards achieving a charity’s mission?how to move fast when staff are feeling uncertain and anxious?Alan Clayton explains the need for this focus on growth at a time when many organisations might be lowering their sights.“We have long known the behaviours which drive fundraising growth at any time.  It is now obvious that the COVID-19 crisis creates an opportunity to accelerate these behaviours.  We can also identify now that a different leadership style is required to optimise this acceleration.  This series identifies these behaviours and what organisational leadership and fundraising teams should do to achieve them.”Find out more about the five one-day seminars from ACAPF.last_img read more

Pasadena City College Recognized for Student Success as One of Top Ten Finalists in National Prize Competition

first_img faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,PCC – EducationVirtual Schools PasadenaDarrell Done EducationHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Community News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday First Heatwave Expected Next Week More Cool Stuff Pasadena City College was recognized today in Washington, DC as one of ten finalists for the 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s preeminent recognition of high achievement and performance in America’s community colleges.We hold ourselves to high standards of student success and equity,” said Rajen Vurdien, Ph.D., PCC’s superintendent-president. “We have made significant progress in addressing the persistent achievement gap we see our student population, particularly among African American and Latino students. The recognition we have received today is a strong endorsement of our work.“Today, we are all proud to be Lancers,” he added.PCC was selected from 1,000 public community colleges nationwide. The $1 million Aspen Prize recognizes institutions for their outstanding outcomes in four areas: student learning; certificate and degree completion; employment and earnings; and high levels of access and success for minority and low-income students.The Prize has been awarded every two years since 2011 by the Aspen Institute, a Washington, DC-based educational and policy studies organization which recognizes outstanding community colleges through a rigorous review process.The 2017 Aspen Prize winner, South Dakota’s Lake Area Technical Institute, will receive $600,000 in prize funds. Finalists-with-Distinction and institutions recognized with the “Rising Star” award for rapid improvement in student completion will all receive $100,000 prizes.For more about the 2017 Aspen Prize, profiles of the community colleges, photos and videos go to: http://as.pn/1kr.Pasadena City College serves a large and incredibly diverse suburban district of the Los Angeles metro region, and is a destination for students who want to transfer to a four-year institution,” said Joshua Wyner, executive director of the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program. “The college has a strong, demonstrated commitment to making sure all students succeed both while in college and in promising careers after they graduate. This commitment to equity, exceptional faculty engagement, as well as smart investments in classroom innovations have improved learning and retention for all students and maintained Pasadena City College’s strong reputation for student success.”The outstanding student outcomes that helped PCC earn its recognition include:• A graduation/transfer rate of 49%, well above the national average of 39%• A 52% bachelor’s degree attainment rate among Pasadena graduates who transfer to a four-year university, compared to 42% nationallyAbout Pasadena City CollegeSince 1924, Pasadena City College (www.pasadena.edu) has provided the San Gabriel Valley with a high-quality, innovative learning environment that inspires student success. Our academic programs encompass a variety of degrees, transfer programs, certificates of achievement, and occupational skills certificates that challenge students and support progress toward their goals. Widely recognized as a transfer leader, PCC is one of California’s top schools for transfers to local universities, including the CSU and UC system, USC, Art Center College of Design, Caltech, and more. Education Pasadena City College Recognized for Student Success as One of Top Ten Finalists in National Prize Competition From STAFF REPORTS Published on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 | 11:27 am EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. HerbeautyRed Meat Is Dangerous And Here Is The ProofHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyA 74 Year Old Fitness Enthusiast Defies All Concept Of AgeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyFinding The Right Type Of Workout For You According AstrologyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyYou Can’t Go Past Our Healthy Quick RecipesHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHere Is What Scientists Say Will Happen When You Eat AvocadosHerbeautyHerbeauty Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy center_img Community News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Subscribe Top of the News Business News 0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Make a comment Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

Daniels takes top step on podium at Dodge City’s IMCA SportMod Mayhem

first_imgDustin Daniels topped the fourth annual IMCA SportMod Mayhem special at Dodge City Raceway Park. (Photo by Lonnie Wheatley)By Lonnie WheatleyDODGE CITY, Kan. (Aug. 19) – After finishing just one position short last year, Dustin Daniels reached the top step of the podium in Saturday’s IMCA SportMod Mayhem special at Dodge City Raceway Park.The checkers in the fourth annual event came along with a $1,000 top prize.Daniels turned the tables on Kaleb Roach after the latter beat him to the stripe in last year’s edi­tion of Mayhem.Roach had a front row starting position in his bid for a second consecutive event win but Daniels denied him by rallying from eighth starting to take the victory.Roach settled for runner-up honors with Ronnie Hults racing from ninth to third. Jeff Kaup was fourth with Blaine Walt rallying from 18th to round out the top five.Brendon Gemmill landed his first local IMCA Modified feature win of the season while Reagan Sellard scored his third Dodge City IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock victory of 2017.Daniels and Sellard both pocketed $200 certificates from Richmond Gear to go along with their winnings.Feature results – 1. Dustin Daniels; 2. Kaleb Roach; 3. Ronnie Hults; 4. Jeff Kaup; 5. Blaine Walt; 6. Brian May; 7. Kyle Wiens; 8. Bart Baker; 9. Joey Maupin; 10. Alex Wiens; 11. Bill Smith; 12. Tanner Brunson; 13. Dan Rogers; 14. Adam Stenzel; 15. Dakota Sproul; 16. Danny Concel­man; 17. Jacob Fehler; 18. Brian Davidson; 19. Ryan Moser; 20. Tom Nelson Jr.last_img read more