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    • 13 Mar 2024
    • 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
    • Zoom
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    Building a Strong Financial Foundation for Growth and Impact

    with Stephanie Skryzowski of 100 Degrees Consulting

    Wednesday, March 13, 2024 

    10-11:15am via Zoom

    Join us for the first of two workshops focusing on building your financial literacy as a nonprofit leader and, ultimately, your organization's financial health. MVNC is thrilled to work with CFO and nonprofit financial management consultant Stephanie Skryzowski as we work through setting up your nonprofit for financial success. 

    This session focuses on your organization's financial systems and record keeping. We will focus on software and tools to increase efficiency with financial management, understanding the different finance roles an organization might need and building a best in class finance team with limited resources, and building a finance routine for monthly, quarterly, and annual financial management tasks.

    About the Presenter:
    Stephanie Skryzowski, Founder & CEO of 100 Degrees Consulting

    Stephanie Skryzowski is a visionary Chief Financial Officer who helps nonprofit leaders better understand and use their numbers to make smart decisions to grow their bottom line and their impact. She is the Founder and CEO of 100 Degrees Consulting which provides financial strategy and bookkeeping services to nonprofits around the globe. 

    Stephanie is passionate about educating leaders to understand, use, and communicate their numbers to build sustainable nonprofits and increase their impact on the world. She holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from New York University, focusing on nonprofit management and finance, and is the creator of Master Your Nonprofit Numbers, an online course in financial management for nonprofit leaders. When she is not crunching numbers, Stephanie is exploring the world with her husband and two young daughters.

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    • 16 Mar 2024
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • PA Club, Oak Bluffs

    MVYRADIO and MVNC invite the Island community to the PA Club in Oak Bluffs for the 4th annual: 

    MVYRADIO NIGHT OUT FOR NONPROFITS

    Date: Saturday, March 16th

    Time: 6pm nonprofit networking and cocktail hour

    7pm live music

    Location: PA Club, Oak Bluffs

    Nonprofit staff members are encouraged to have materials about their nonprofits and programs to display in a 12x12 area. Please deliver materials to Laurel at MVY Radio by Monday, March 11. 

    DEADLINE TO RSVP: Friday March 8th (email Laurel at laurel@mvyradio.org) 


    • 2 Apr 2024
    • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Zoom
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    Unlocking The Mystery of Donor Retention

    with Barbara O'Reilly

    of Windmill Hill Consulting

    Tuesday, April 2, 1:30-3pm, on Zoom

    Did you know that on average, nonprofits lose more than 60% of their donors each and every year? This donor churn creates unnecessary work and is not cost effective for nonprofits, especially those with limited capacity. In particular, we know that your next major donors are probably right under your nose and you don’t know it. So, just what can an organization do to increase the loyalty of its donors?

    In this session we will discuss how to unlock the mystery of donor retention by learning about: 

    1. What matters to donors and how that affects their giving decisions. 
    2. How to build a fundraising strategy that focuses on increasing donor retention. 
    3. Creating greater engagement with your current donors so they are inspired to increase their giving.

    About the speaker Barbara O'Reilly

    Barbara brings to her clients nearly thirty years of major gifts, annual funds, and campaign fundraising experience at major non-profit organizations including Harvard University, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Oxford University in England, and the American Red Cross.

    Whether it was leading record-setting reunion classes or securing tens of millions of dollars for some of the world’s most devastating natural disasters, Barbara O’Reilly, CFRE understands that fundraising is much more than just raising money. It’s about enabling donors to realize their philanthropic dreams for issues that are most important to them and to be part of the change they want to see in the world.

    Barbara became a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) in 2015 and an Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Master Trainer in 2018. She serves as Past President of the AFP Washington DC Metro Chapter and as a former member of the Advisory Panel for Rogare, The Fundraising Think Tank in the U.K. She is a longstanding partner of the Center for Nonprofit Advancement and a member of the Association Foundation Group (AFG). She is also a member of the faculty of the Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management and Leadership at the University of Maryland’s Do Good Institute.

    She is a frequent and sought-after presenter at national and international conferences and webinars. Barbara received her BA in English from Barnard College/Columbia University and her ALM in Celtic Studies from Harvard University.

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    • 25 Apr 2024
    • 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
    • Zoom
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    From Financial Freakout to Prosperous Nonprofit

    with Stephanie Skryzowski of 100 Degrees Consulting

    Thursday, April 25, 2024 

    10-11:15am via Zoom

    Join us for the second of two workshops focusing on building your financial literacy as a nonprofit leader and, ultimately, your organization's financial health. MVNC is thrilled to work with CFO and nonprofit financial management consultant Stephanie Skryzowski for this financial management series.

    This session focuses on your skills in financial literacy as a nonprofit leader. We will teach you the most important financial statements you should be reviewing, how to calculate key metrics to understand the financial health of your organization and tell your financial story, and the key elements of building a useful and accurate budget and incorporating forecasting into your monthly routine.

    About the Presenter:
    Stephanie Skryzowski, Founder & CEO of 100 Degrees Consulting

    Stephanie Skryzowski is a visionary Chief Financial Officer who helps nonprofit leaders better understand and use their numbers to make smart decisions to grow their bottom line and their impact. She is the Founder and CEO of 100 Degrees Consulting which provides financial strategy and bookkeeping services to nonprofits around the globe. 

    Stephanie is passionate about educating leaders to understand, use, and communicate their numbers to build sustainable nonprofits and increase their impact on the world. She holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from New York University, focusing on nonprofit management and finance, and is the creator of Master Your Nonprofit Numbers, an online course in financial management for nonprofit leaders. When she is not crunching numbers, Stephanie is exploring the world with her husband and two young daughters. 

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    • 29 Apr 2024
    • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Zoom

    Writing Simple, Effective Appeals with Tom Ahern

    Monday, April 29, Zoom

    Part one: 10-11:30am
    Part two: 11:30am-1pm

    MVNC is thrilled to host fundraising communications experts Tom Ahern and Julie Cooper for a hands-on workshop on fundraising appeals. Don't miss this opportunity to not only hear their expertise, but also to workshop your appeal live! This training is ideal for anyone in the nonprofit community who writes, provides feedback, or approves donor communications. We hope you and your fundraising team will be able to join us. 

    Please register in advance via Zoom here. 

    Part one: Writing Simple, Effective In-house Direct Mail Appeals (E-Appeals too!)

    Learning how to write an effective direct mail (and e-mail) appeal is the best basic training you can get in fundraising. This 1.5 hour heavily-illustrated mega-webinar will teach you about offers, expectations, grabbing attention, emotional triggers ... and so much more. 

    Part two: Q&A and Copy Clinics 

    Immediately following the training, we will move into an interactive Q&A and appeal editing session. Tom and Julie will answer any questions that came up during the presentation and then will work together through 3-4 organizations' appeals to give copy/design advice on the fly. If you are interested in reviewing your organization's appeal in the workshop, please email us


    About the Speakers

    TOM AHERN, your trainer:

    The New York Times called Tom "one of America's most sought-after creators of fund-raising messages." Tom Ahern is one of the world's foremost experts on fundraising communications. 

    His clients include USA for UNHCR (fundraising for refugees), the Tomaquag Museum (Indigenous), Ithaca College, Lansing Arts (MI), the North Carolina Arboretum, the Marine Mammal Center (CA), the Institute for Sustainable Philanthropy (UK), Teach for America, the Sharp Healthcare system in San Diego, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford University, Save the Children Global, and many more.

    His services for these various clients include case development, direct mail, donor newsletter development, donor comms audits, online course development and staff training.

    Tom's specialty?

    Changing underperforming donor communications programs into moneymakers, using the latest discoveries in psychology and neuroscience. He has authored seven how-to books on donor communications (all highly rated on Amazon) and speaks internationally. He is a member of The Case Writers creative collective. His free how-to newsletter has more than 10,000 subscribers. Sign up at AhernComm.com.

    JULIE COOPER, your moderator:

    Julie’s fancy title on her email signature is "Fundraising Copywriter and Donor Comms Specialist." This means she loves working with her nonprofit clients to plan, write, and design effective print and digital communications. Combining a passion for meaningful connections with expert skills, Julie helps bring messages to life, driving both engagement and fundraising success for her clients. Most recently, Julie co-authored the book “Heartable Fundraising Writing” with her writing partner Brett Cooper. You can sign up for their weekly newsletter and learn more at FundraisingWriting.com.

Past workshops & events

22 Feb 2024 Development Brown Bag - Meet the Funders
20 Feb 2024 Nonprofit (totally professional) Collaboration Speed Dating
7 Feb 2024 Create Your 2024 Fundraising Plan with Windmill Hill Consulting
30 Jan 2024 Creating a Successful Capital Campaign
6 Dec 2023 HR 101 with Tanya Dutra
28 Nov 2023 How to Fearlessly Ask for Almost Anything
16 Nov 2023 Prevent and Respond to Nonprofit Tax and Legal Issues
23 Oct 2023 Fall Fundraising Brown Bag
27 Sep 2023 Executive Director Cocktail Party
22 Sep 2023 THE FIVE KEY EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE SKILLS FOR LEADERSHIP
9 Jul 2023 MVNC Presents: Uncharitable. Special film screening and conversation with author and nonprofit leader Dan Pallotta
16 Jun 2023 Marketing and Creating Your Nonprofit's Brand with Grounded World
11 May 2023 Samantha Halem -Employment Law and What Nonprofits Need to Know
27 Apr 2023 HOW TO FEARLESSLY ASK FOR ALMOST ANYTHING with Barbara Bellissimo
4 Apr 2023 Purpose Driven Leadership in the Board Room
30 Mar 2023 2023 Board Leader Training Information Session
25 Mar 2023 MVYRADIO'S - NIGHT OUT FOR NONPROFITS AT THE PA CLUB
21 Mar 2023 Panel Discussion: Nonprofits as Landlords
15 Mar 2023 3 Ways to Empower Your Board to Fundraise
30 Jan 2023 HR 101 with Optimize HR
17 Jan 2023 MVNC Shared Services (MVSSO) 2023 Information Session
9 Jan 2023 January Brown Bag: Development Directors' 2022 Review
13 Dec 2022 Peer to Peer Sharing
10 Nov 2022 Prevent and Respond to Nonprofit Tax and Legal Issues
26 Oct 2022 Island Nonprofit Executive Directors Cocktail Party
25 Oct 2022 Nonprofit Technology Planning and How to Budget Smartly for IT
24 Oct 2022 Taking Action
20 Sep 2022 Reimagining and Deepening Impact
28 Jul 2022 MVNC Shared Services (MVSSO) Summer Information Session
21 Jul 2022 Nonprofit Technology Planning and How to Budget Smartly for IT
13 Jun 2022 Manifesting Equity Mindset Based on Critical Thinking and Decision Making
9 Jun 2022 June 9th 12pm INP Information Session - Learn more about Nonprofit Leadership Opportunity and ask your questions
6 Jun 2022 MVNC to Host a Repeat Presentation of a New Nonprofit Healthcare Option
24 May 2022 MVNC Shared Services (MVSSO) May Information Session
24 May 2022 Evaluate your Program with Meaningful Data
17 May 2022 Creating an Impactful Data Strategy
16 May 2022 The Art of the Ask
10 May 2022 MVNC Shared Services (MVSSO) May Information Session
9 May 2022 Are Big Foot and Individual Major Gifts Mere Legends? Three Truths About Building Donor Relationships and Making the Ask
7 May 2022 SAT MAY 7th - THE 2nd ANNUAL MVYRADIO NIGHT OUT FOR NONPROFITS
3 May 2022 INP Information Session - Learn more about Nonprofit Leadership Opportunity and ask your questions
29 Apr 2022 DONT MISS ROBIN STACIA - and Creating an Equity Mindset and Responding to Resistance
26 Apr 2022 3 Ways To Empower Your Board to Fundraise
26 Apr 2022 MVNC Shared Services (MVSSO) Information Session
22 Apr 2022 MVNC to Again Host a New Nonprofit Healthcare (2nd Session)
12 Apr 2022 Fundraising MV: Spring 2022 Virtual Brown Bag Lunch
18 Mar 2022 Attorney Samantha Halem: What Every Nonprofit Employer Needs To Know!
10 Mar 2022 MVNC Review of an Option to Group Purchase Healthcare
7 Dec 2021 Avoid Fraud, Reduce Risk and Ensure Financial Protection for Nonprofits
10 Nov 2021 Purpose-Driven Leadership with Jim Taylor - Authorized Voice & Power
3 Nov 2021 MVNC Hosts "Socially Responsible Investing for Nonprofits* Doing Well and Doing Good"
28 Sep 2021 Purpose Driven Board Leadership with Andy Davis & Jim Taylor from Board Source
17 Sep 2021 MOVED TO FRI 9/17 "Brand Marketing" - Understand your Organization's BPP (Belief, Purpose, and Pursuits) w/ NYC Agency Grounded World
18 Aug 2021 Nonprofit Leadership Chat - Monthly series - presesnted by SCORE Cape Cod & the Islands
5 Aug 2021 Ransomware and Keeping Your IT System Safe - PART 2
1 Jul 2021 IT Security - Steps ALL Nonprofits Need to Take NOW with Dan Keleher
8 Jun 2021 What Every Nonprofit Employer Needs To Know Today with Attorney Samantha Halem
29 Apr 2021 Fundraising MV: Spring 2021
27 Apr 2021 Rosabeth Moss Kanter - Harvard Business School Leader and Author- Innovator in Change Theory
9 Apr 2021 MVNC Welcomes Grounded World and How to Accelerate Donations and Scale Impact Through E-commerce and Technology
2 Apr 2021 Special Program! How to Get People to Change their Behavior and Donate More at the Moments that Matter with Grounded World
26 Mar 2021 How to define your Purpose and bring it to Life through Storytelling with Grounded World
22 Mar 2021 Conversation with Island Board Chairs & Board Leadership
18 Mar 2021 INP Information Session: learn about the award-winning Leadership Program for Island Nonprofits
25 Feb 2021 The Nonprofit Marketing Summit (Virtual Event)
17 Feb 2021 Tech Trends for Nonprofits in 2021 - Free Zoom webinar
10 Feb 2021 Debby Irving Returns with "Leveling the Playing Field, Interrupting the Patters of Privilege & Power"
19 Jan 2021 PPP & CARES ACT - Here's What's New with Shaun Smith
7 Jan 2021 Vineyard Reads: Racial Justice, Book three: Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents, Author Isabel Wilkerson
3 Dec 2020 Vineyard Reads: Racial Justice, Book two: Faith & Boundaries, with Author David Silverman
1 Dec 2020 Fundraising MV: Fall 2020
5 Nov 2020 Vineyard Reads: Racial Justice, Book one: Waking Up White, Author Debby Irving
28 Oct 2020 "I'm a Good Person, Isn't That Enough?” A presentation with racial justice educator and author Debby Irving
21 Oct 2020 REPEAT PRESENTATION 'Diversification & Strategic Board Building with Robin Stacia
15 Oct 2020 Shared Services: Feasibility Study on Collaborative Solutions for Island Nonprofits
5 Oct 2020 INP Welcome Event, Monday, October 5th 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
23 Sep 2020 FUNDRAISING IS SELLING - HOW TO CRAFT YOUR STORY & ASK FOR MONEY
17 Sep 2020 NANETTE FRIDMAN - THE COLLABORATION CONTINUUM
9 Sep 2020 ROBIN STACIA -DIVERSIFICATION & STRATEGIC BOARD BUILDING
5 Aug 2020 ROBIN STACIA *DIVERSITY EQUITY AND INCLUSION *INTENTIONAL LEADERSHIP
16 Jul 2020 Respond, Recover, Renew : How to Assess the Impact from COVID-19 and Plan for What's Ahead
24 Jun 2020 Beyond the Mission: How Can Nonprofits Join the Movement?
21 May 2020 Social Media Basics - Develop & Update Your Social Media Presence
8 May 2020 Next Steps - How to Successfully Manage Your PPP Funding
21 Apr 2020 MV Nonprofits- Board Chair & Executive Leadership During COVID-19
16 Apr 2020 Fundraising MV: COVID-19 - Changes to Fundraising, Event Planning and Donor Engagement w/special guests
9 Apr 2020 Seminar on Grant Writing, CARES Act Funds and other Non-Profit Financial Assistance
7 Apr 2020 Today! Financial Planning for PPP of the CARES ACT
2 Apr 2020 What Every Nonprofit Employer Needs To Know Today - including impact of COVID-19
30 Mar 2020 Fundraising MV: COVID-19 how it is, and will change the way you fundraise
13 Mar 2020 POSTPONED! MVYRADIO NIGHT OUT FOR NONPROFITS
9 Mar 2020 Information session for Local Leadership Program for Island Nonprofits
12 Feb 2020 Fundraising MV: Winter Meeting
11 Dec 2019 Applications for Institute for Nonprofit Practice are now Open for class of 2021 - learn more!
5 Dec 2019 Board Chairs and Executive Directors Meeting
29 Oct 2019 Getting Your Board Engaged
25 Oct 2019 Fundraising MV: Fall Meeting
13 Jun 2019 Board Chair Meeting: Taking Action on Critical Issues
7 May 2019 Getting Going With Planned Giving
26 Apr 2019 Fundraising MV: Strategies for Meeting Summer Challenges
3 Apr 2019 Nonprofit Leadership Development Program Year 2: Information Session
20 Feb 2019 HR Services for Island Nonprofts - Info Session
11 Feb 2019 BECOME A GRANTS WIZARD
1 Feb 2019 Fundraising MV - Winter Meeting
11 Jan 2019 WHAT, HOW, WHY. A talk with experts on the Island Tax Assessors tax-exempt denial and nonprofit compliance issues.
6 Nov 2018 The Vineyard Nonprofit's Wish List
26 Oct 2018 Fundraising MV



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