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Tom McLaughlin on Joint Programming


Tom McLaughlin, author of Nonprofit Mergers & Alliances, answers questions about joint programming.

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Online Classes


How to Connect Your Work to the Sustainable Development Goals

Recorded Webinar  |  Free

The United Nation’s recent adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) serves as a uniquely valuable opportunity for philanthropy, nonprofit, and civil society to fight extreme poverty, end inequality, and fix climate change across the world. If we want to have a chance at achieving these goals of a more equitable and sustainable world, we'll need your help because of the unique role you play in the social sector.

Training Events


Working with Vulnerable Populations

Oct 31, 2017, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta In-person

Working with vulnerable populations, including children and the elderly, requires special skills but also has additional legal requirements. 


To Merge or Not to Merge, that is the Question

Nov 8, 2017, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Atlanta, Georgia | In-person

Nonprofits are encouraged to partner, collaborate, and even merge with each other. How do you know when to truly consider a merger? 


Linkedin for Fundraising Opportunities: Activate Your Tribe

Nov 9, 2017, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Atlanta In-person

This workshop is designed to help you uncover the funding possibilities of the world’s premier online professional networking site. Participants will learn how communicate tell their organization’s mission on LinkedIn, and obtain funding from impact investors, foundations, and corporations, and even establish their own LinkedIn connections.

$75.00 Early Bird; $95 after October 16th

Collaborate for Change: The Future of Philanthropy

Nov 15, 2017, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
New York, New York | In-person

A full-day convening for nonprofits, funders, and changemakers in the social sector to connect and learn about impactful partnerships.


Collaborate for Change: Morning Session Registration

Nov 15, 2017, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
New York, New York | In-person

Join us to learn more about impactful collaboration within the social sector, and connect with your own peers in the field.