Resources for nonprofits and small businesses impacted by COVID-19

Hartford Foundation Nonprofit Support Program Webinars

Getting Started on Your DEI Journey: A Primer for Nonprofits - Joelle Murchison, ExecMommyGroup (11/6/20 Recording) 

Session Recording

This introductory session provides the opportunity for nonprofit leaders to take intentional steps to begin the process of embedding a strategy focused on diversity, equity and inclusion into the fabric of their organizations. The session includes a high level overview of foundational content on diversity, equity, racism, and bias; help you to identify the case for DEI as an operational capability and imperative; and identify concrete steps necessary to begin the important work of examining your organization and your work through a DEI lens.

Presenter: Joelle Murchison, ExecMommyGroup
Handout 1 - PowerPoint Slides

Converting In-Person Events to Successful Virtual Experiences - Renee Reid (10/30/20 Recording) 

Session Recording

This webinar provides an overview of how to plan and execute successful virtual events including: setting goals; deciding what works and what doesn't work in a virtual format; determining how you and your audience will participate in the event, and how to select the right platform.

Presenter: Renee Reid
Handout 1 - PP Slides
Handout 2 - Virtual Event Reminders and Resources

Amplifying Impact: Strategic Alliances in Uncertain Times - Fio Partners (10/22/20 Recording) 

Session Recording

In light of the continuing global pandemic, nonprofit organizations are struggling to continue to pivot programs and services, maintain client and volunteer engagement, and in some cases, make very difficult decisions about letting go of staff. Our objective for this session is to prepare nonprofit leaders and board members to start asking the harder questions about the future of their organizations: how can we use scenario planning and financial forecasting to better assess our organizational health? What are our options and opportunities for partnering with others in order to amplify our impact?

Presenters: Anne Yurasek, Principal, and Cynthia Rojas, Consultant, Fio Partners

Powerpoint Slides
Handout 1 - Early Warning Core Assessment
Handout 2 - What If Art
Handout 3 - Sample Relational Mapping Effort
Handout 4 - Questions for Board Members to Explore

Financial Scenario Planning in a Changing Environment - Gina McDonald, CPA, FMA (7/16/20 Recording) 

Webinar Recording

As nonprofit leaders in today's uncertain environment, it is essential to have financial tools and processes in place that will help you evaluate options and make key decisions quickly and effectively. This webinar discusses 1) financial analysis: where are we now? 2) how do we create financial scenarios, from recovery to worst-case? 3) what financial information do we gather and what questions should we ask? 4) what tools can we use to simplify the process?
Presenter: Gina McDonald, CPA, FMA

Tools and Tips for Making the Most of Working From Home - Lindsay Bealko, Toolkit Consulting (6/30/20 Recording) 

Webinar Recording

How can we ensure we are makig the most of our work-from-home set up and tools for the longer term? In this webinar we cover 1) Ideal technology set-up scenarios to support productive work-from-home, 2) How o keep your organization's data and technology secure while employees work from home, 3) Best practices for managing remote teams.

Presenter: Lindsay Bealko, Toolkit Consulting

The Webinar on Webinars - Andy Goodman (6/1/20 Recording) 

Webinar Recording

This webinar will show you: 1) how to make webinars and online trainings more interesting, 2) how to keep participants engaged from beginning to end, 3) how to create a positive online experience.

Presenter: Andy Goodman, Co-Founder and Director of The Goodman Center

How to Fundraise in the Time of COVID-19 and Beyond - Jeff Brooks (5/11/20 Recording) 

Webinar Recording

This practical webinar helps your nonprofit focus on how to adapt current Fundraising Strategies to be optimally effective during COVID-19 crisis.

Presenter: Jeff Brooks
Named "America's top fundraising writer" by communications expert Tom Ahern, Jeff Brooks blogs at the popular Future Fundraising Now

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Last updated: 2/17/21