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Fundraising During Times of Uncertainty

When operating during unprecedented times, it is difficult to know the scope and impact of the challenges you face. Successful fundraising efforts could make an immense difference in creating financial sustainability to fund your organization’s work. In this session, Ellie Stanley and Katie Davis talk about how to plan for year-end fundraising while considering current and possible circumstances, and how having a solid and actionable plan, along with accurate income projections, will set you up for success.


Contact: Katie Davis and Ellie Stanley, TREC

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Organizational Effectiveness Assessment & Model

What does an effective organization look like? What are the most important indicators of organizational effectiveness in each of the three main foci of your organization – program, people, and money? What benchmarks should you strive for under each? Use TREC's Organizational Effectiveness self-Assessment tool to gain clarity on the status of your organization- both in your strengths & opportunities to improve.

How to Conduct an Organizational Assessment

A brief tutorial that will guide you through a step-by-step self-assessment of your organization. Walk through key indicators of organizational health and learn what to strive for in each. Follow along while you complete TREC's Organizational Effectiveness Self-Assessment.

Top 8 Things to Winning Virtual Events

Virtual events will be with us for the long haul, and it's critical to do them soon, well, and professionally. Do Good Events’ Marika Holmgren, CEO and Founder, and Stephanie Alston, Lead Producer, will join their partner and client, Yanira Castro, Communications Director with Outdoor Afro to share practical skills and tools, including the why, the how, the how much, and the when, of virtual events.

Budget Template

Conservation groups understand that resources are tight and that they need a robust budget tool designed to help plan for the year ahead. The TREC Budget Template is an easy-to-use budgeting tool to develop a more accurate budget while using far less staff time.

Revenue Forecasting

Nonprofit budgets must be based on realistic revenue forecasts. Here are some principles and procedures for developing them.

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