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UPCOMING ACADEMY WEBINARS

These upcoming webinars are designed to explore new concepts, share successful practices and set innovations in motion as we address the challenges ahead. By attending, you'll receive credit towards completion of your Leadership Certificate


GRANT WRITING MADE EASY

Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Time:
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST
Presenter: Pat Bohse, President, Bohse & Associates, Inc.
Competency: Revenue Development 

Track: Development and Fundraising

Credits:
1
Fee: $25

While building your grant writing skills is one of the best ways to secure much-needed funding for your organization, the process can sometimes be overwhelming and it can be tough to know what funders want to hear. Join presenter Pat Bohse, President of Bohse & Associates, Inc., for this Leadership Academy webinar on Tuesday, January 24, to gain key insights and skills to help you through the process of grant writing for your organization. Whether you are a beginner or seasoned grant writer, this insightful webinar will provide you with the essential tools needed to write award-winning grant proposals from start to finish – from pulling together essential documents, to identifying potential funders, to understanding current grant writing trends, such as online grant writing. 

Learning Objectives: 

  • Identify and utilize the essential documents needed for writing any grant;
  • Understand where to find potential funders, public and private, using the Doors of Opportunity;
  • Understand what the essential elements of a grant are and what funders want to see; and
  • Be able to identify the key information needed for each element, especially for submitting online grants.

Webinar attendees will have the opportunity to interact with presenters and will receive the presentation slides and unlimited access to the recording of the webinar following.
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AN OPPORTUNITY TO INTEGRATE NUTRITION SERVICES IN YOUR LOCAL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM

Date: Thursday January 26, 2017
Time:
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST
Presenter: Kimberly K. Delp, RN BSN, Senior Director of Home & Community Based Services, Northern Multi Service Agency of Allegheny County, PA
Competency: Business Acumen 

Track: Thought Leadership

Credits:
1
Fee: $25

Do you want to learn how a fellow Meals on Wheels member program proved the value-add of their services to secure a contract with a local healthcare system? Join fellow Member Kim Delp, the Senior Director of Home & Community Based Services for the Northern Multi Service Agency of Allegheny County, PA, for this Leadership Academy webinar on Thursday, January 26. Kim will teach you how to develop data collection strategies that could enable your program to compete for healthcare contracts in your local area. Kim will share how her program innovated with the development of a mobile application designed to capture participants’ “change of condition,” demonstrating how regular monitoring prevented unplanned hospitalizations, met consumers' needs and kept clients in their own homes. Kim will share findings from an effective post-acute discharge nutritional support/change of condition pilot project that was able to quantify the cost savings. You’ll even walk away with a model evaluation strategy that you can use to examine your own program and identify future data collection requirements.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Explore how to design an intervention that integrates nutrition services into your local healthcare delivery system;
  • Identify your client health outcome metrics to demonstrate the effectiveness of your nutrition interventions and reduce the use of healthcare services; and
  • Understand how to successfully approach the evaluation of your nutrition intervention program.

Webinar attendees will have the opportunity to interact with presenters and will receive the presentation slides and unlimited access to the recording of the webinar following.
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THE LEADERSHIP KALEIDOSCOPE - ADAPTING TO A DIVERSE WORKFORCE

Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2017 
Time:
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST
Presenter: Blake Babcock, President of Mobile Meals in Akron, OH
Competency: Relationship Building

Track: Communications

Credits:
1
Fee: $25

Today’s workforce is the most diverse labor force in our country’s history and leading this workforce (and donors and volunteers) requires new management skills. What do leaders this year and the next need to know to become inclusive and successful leaders? Join presenter Blake Babcock, President of Mobile Meals in Akron on Tuesday, February 7 at 3:30 p.m. EDT for this Leadership Academy webinar that will explore how you can navigate today’s environment and succeed in leading your diverse group of stakeholders into the future.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Learn how to effectively lead across multiple generations; 
  • Gain an understanding of how to build a diverse and powerful team that’s mission-focused; and
  • Hear how you can utilized social media to relate to a diverse workforce and current and potential supporters.

Webinar attendees will have the opportunity to interact with presenters and will receive the presentation slides and unlimited access to the recording of the webinar following.
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ADDITIONAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

LOBBYING AND ADVOCACY 101: LEGAL TIPS FOR NONPROFIT ADVOCATES 

Date: Thursday, February 9, 2017
Time:
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. EST
Presenters: Alliance for Justice, Bolder Advocacy Initiative
Fee: FREE

Lobbying is not only legal, it’s one of the most effective means for nonprofits to advance their missions! Whether influencing your state’s budget, protecting the Older Americans Act, modifying Medicaid or Medicare, or supporting livable communities, there are many reasons that 501(c)(3) organizations choose to lobby to achieve their policy goals. This comprehensive workshop will help define what lobbying is, why it is so important and to what extent organizations like yours can participate in such activities. Webinar attendees will walk away with one easy step most charities can take to maximize the amount they’re allowed to spend on lobbying and tips for taking advantage of the narrow definitions of lobbying – which will help charities make the most of their lobbying limit.
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QUESTIONS ABOUT AN UPCOMING WEBINAR?

Please contact us at 703-548-5558 or academy@mealsonwheelsamerica.org.