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Nonprofit Resource Development (CEU Credit) @ Silicon Valley SCORE
Mar 25 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

The class can be taken stand alone or as part of continuing education credit at San Jose State. To learn more about continuing education credits contact: Mary Anne Burke at: maburke1@sbcglobal.net    

  • Monday March 25 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM (Success with Nonprofit Volunteers)
  • Monday April 8 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (Grant Writing Workshop: Part 1)
  • Monday April 22 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (Grant Writing and Fundraising Workshop: Part 2)
  • 2 1/2 hours of homework required

“Nonprofit Resource Development Course” content 1 (One) Continuing Education Unit (CEU) Provided by San Jose State. You must complete the following 3 classes (see above also) and will have 21/2 hours of homework.

The classes being offered 3 Mondays with homework and will enable nonprofit leaders, founders and staff to develop compliant grants and resources that can support the organization’s services and mission. The focus besides grants and the use of volunteers will cover resource planning and budgeting and how to develop funding strategies for your organization

This course is structured for those students/new leaders who want to start a nonprofit, work in the nonprofit world or who are working or volunteering in a nonprofit and want to sharpen their skills. The course focuses on resource development to sustain the nonprofit and meet the mission.

The course is a good opportunity to sharpen your skills and knowledge and to add to your resume. It will help in the grant application process as well, and will be an excellent plus for yourself and for your organization. This course can make a difference in your career and your nonprofit’s success.

The following classes comprise the course curriculum and can be taken as stand- alone classes:

1. March 25 Monday 9:30 AM-12:30 PM. (Success with Nonprofit Volunteers).Training will focus on developing volunteers for nonprofits. You will learn how to assess volunteer needs, consider innovated recruitment strategies. Training and evaluation and leadership development among volunteers will be key topics.

2. April 8 Monday 9:30 AM-12:00 PM. (Grant Writing Workshop: Part 1).Will provide training on grant writing. It includes how to leverage resources and collaborative services, locate grant funders, write and modify grants for new funders.

3. April 22 Monday 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. (Grant Writing II and Fundraising Workshop: Part 2). This class applies the grant writing class and explores how to write compelling needs statements, create measurable goals, complete a budget and build capacity for leveraged funding.  

4. Don’t forget about the homework. Homework assignments may include completing a volunteer development plan after the first workshop and a grant template after the second.

You will receive 1 unit of continuing education credit for your study of “Nonprofit Resource Development” The courses are discounted as part of the continuing education credits and nonprofit certificate work.

         Please contact Mary Anne Burke at maburke1@sbcglobal.net for questions about this wonderful opportunity.

About The Speaker

Mary Ann Burke

Mary Ann Burke has served as a credentialed parent educator and fund development adjunct professor for over thirty years in California schools. She is the author of four Corwin Press Books on parent and community engagement in schools. Her Simplified Grantwriting book highlights how nonprofits and others can use grants to obtain needed resources. Dr. Burke previously led the Santa Clara County Office of Education’s Parent Engagement Initiative that serves as a state model for best practices in parent engagement for culturally diverse families. She holds a doctorate in Educational Leadership and Administration from the University of Southern California. 

Success with Nonprofit Volunteers @ Silicon Valley SCORE
Mar 25 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Learn how to recruit, motivate and retain volunteers for your nonprofit

The class can be taken stand alone or as part of continuing education credit workshops titled, “Non Profit Resource Development”. To learn more, please contact Mary Anne Burke at www.maburke1@sbcglobal.net . This is a great opportunity to increase your skills in the nonprofit world and to add to your resume. For ceu credit you will need to take two additional classes: Grant Writing Workshop and Grant Writing II and Fundraising Workshop.

Volunteers is a two-hour workshop for nonprofit staff and leaders and newcomers in nonprofit businesses. The focus of this presentation supports nonprofit startups and staff and leadership of existing nonprofits. This is a popular class so please sign up early. Excellent learning experience for all nonprofit staff.

As nonprofit staff funding becomes scarce, the need for a well trained and informed volunteer staff is essential to meet labor shortage needs and support added services. The simplified process for recruiting, training, and supporting volunteers is based on a book titled Recruiting Volunteers: A Guide for Non-Profits by Mary Ann Burke and Carl Liljenstolpe. 

You will learn how to:

  • Reassess your use of volunteers
  • Identify new functional roles for volunteers
  • Consider innovative recruiting strategies
  • Design a comprehensive volunteer training
  • Create ongoing volunteer evaluations
  • Cross-train volunteers for leadership

Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate how you can use volunteers in your organization
  • Clarify your organization’s mission and use of volunteers
  • Identify how to use volunteers in various capacities
  • Understand volunteer recruitment strategies
  • Increase your use of volunteers in new leadership roles

About The Speaker

Mary Ann Burke

Mary Ann Burke has served as a credentialed parent education volunteer development trainer and fund development adjunct professor for over thirty years in California’s schools. She is the author of four Corwin Press Books on parent and community engagement in schools. Her Recruiting Volunteers and Simplified Grantwriting books highlight how communities can partner together to use volunteers as leaders and as a resource to support services and resources for families and schools. Dr. Burke has presented volunteer training and development, school-community engagement, and fund development strategies at numerous state and national parent and community engagement events. Dr. Burke has an Ed.D. with a focus on Educational Economics and Finance from the University of Southern. She is a certified California Association of School Business Officials (CASBO) Chief Business Officer.