Course Date: 
Thursday Sep 24, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
1

Break free from the rut of endless special events, high-pressure grant writing, board members who do not take fundraising responsibility, and abandoned development plans. Instead, tailor a development plan for your organization that truly works. A comprehensive development plan can help ensure success in your fundraising efforts by harnessing the strengths of your organization's leadership, staff, and volunteers. Participants will leave with a preliminary development plan for their organization, including a clear path to implementation and defined evaluation measures.

course code: 
153NP3148
Course Instructor: 
Linda Lysakowski
Course Date: 
Thursday Oct 15, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
1

Whether your organization is embarking on a capital campaign, preparing grant proposals, or developing your annual fund materials, the Case for Support is the first critical element in your fundraising program. In this interactive workshop, discover the importance of the case and how it is used, list the key elements in a case for support, evaluate case statements, and prepare an outline for your own case statement.

course code: 
153NP3147
Course Instructor: 
Linda Lysakowski
Course Date: 
Thursday Nov 19, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
1

Assess your organization's internal and external readiness to conduct a capital fundraising campaign. We will discuss the infrastructure needed to run a successful campaign-board involvement, staffing, technology, and the case for support. Participants will evaluate their readiness to conduct a campaign and critique campaign case statements. We will also discuss planning/feasibility studies-do you need one, what you should expect from the study, and what to do if the study says you are not ready for a campaign.

course code: 
153NP3146
Course Instructor: 
Linda Lysakowski
Course Date: 
Thursday Nov 12, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
2

Adapt to the shifting corporate sponsorship landscape, where businesses expect more from nonprofits to justify their support. They need ROS-Return on Sponsorship. Position your organization to partner with corporations by developing sponsor opportunities highlighting the benefits they seek in language they understand. Learn how to quantify sponsorship outcomes so corporations can justify funding you year after year.

course code: 
153NP3145
Course Instructor: 
Victoria Boyd Ed.D.
Course Date: 
Friday Dec 4, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
1

A healthy, effective board is central to achieving your nonprofit's mission. Attendees will be educated on the legal and fiduciary responsibilities of board membership, create a framework for nonprofit leadership, and understand the importance of an engaged and focused board. This session is a great orientation for any board and its members, but will particularly benefit new board members, new organizations, or organizations without paid staff.

course code: 
153NP3143B
Course Instructor: 
Scott Emerson
Course Date: 
Friday Oct 2, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
1

A healthy, effective board is central to achieving your nonprofit's mission. Attendees will be educated on the legal and fiduciary responsibilities of board membership, create a framework for nonprofit leadership, and understand the importance of an engaged and focused board. This session is a great orientation for any board and its members, but will particularly benefit new board members, new organizations, or organizations without paid staff.

course code: 
153NP3143A
Course Instructor: 
Scott Emerson
Course Date: 
Thursday Nov 5, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
2

Learn to cultivate major gift donors, involve board members in "making the ask," and better understand what motivates donors to make big gifts. You will find out about gift solicitation models, giving vehicles, and the importance of donor recognition.

course code: 
153NP3105
Course Instructor: 
Linda Lysakowski
Course Date: 
Monday Oct 12, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
24

Support the UNLV Runnin' Rebel basketball team as a member of the University Basketball Pep Band. Attendance is mandatory at scheduled pre-season rehearsals (begins in Mid-October), regular rehearsals, special performances on and off campus, and at UNLV home basketball games. Members in good standing are also eligible for tournament travel, when applicable. Registration in fall semester covers the full basketball season (Nov. through Mar.). For more information contact Tony LaBounty at 702-895-3733 or tony.labounty@unlv.edu. 9:00pm-10:00pm (mid-October thru end of football season), 7:00pm-9:00pm (after football season is completed)

course note: 
For more information, contact Tony LaBounty at 895-3733 or by email at tony.labounty@unlv.edu. Late registration is permitted.
course code: 
153MU1111
Course Instructor: 
Tony LaBounty
Course Date: 
Monday Aug 24, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
45

Join the "Star of Nevada" UNLV Marching Band and support the Rebels at home football games throughout the fall. Participation is required in scheduled training camp week (Aug. 17-22), regular rehearsals, special performances on and off campus, and UNLV home football games. Visit unlvbands.com for training camp and rehearsal details. Experience is preferred but not necessary. This is a non-credit course. For more information, contact director Tony LaBounty at 702-895-3733 or tony.labounty@unlv.edu. Mon. from 6:30pm-8:20pm, Th, Fri 8:00am-9:30am.

course note: 
Mon. from 6:30pm-8:20pm, Th, Fri 8:00am-9:30am. August 17-22 is training camp week. Visit unlvbands.com for details.
course code: 
153MU1106
Course Instructor: 
Tony LaBounty
Course Date: 
Tuesday Aug 25, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
15

The UNLV New Horizons Band is part of an international movement to get adults re-involved with music. This musical ensemble places a higher emphasis upon the learning and enjoyment of music above the rigor and pressures of performance. The band's size allows for individual attention to each performer's developmental needs. Each semester there is a short, shared concert and opportunities for outreach performances in adult communities. There are no auditions.

course note: 
Students may park on the 5th and 6th levels of the parking garage after 6:30pm without a permit.
course code: 
153MU1104
Course Instructor: 
Tony LaBounty

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