What does it take for you to get the funding you need for more staff or shelter improvements? Is it worth the fight? Do the benefits outweigh the cumbersome process it takes to get a ‘yes’ from those who hold the purse strings? These are all valid questions posed by Amy-Jo Sites, MPA, CAWA, of Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control, who’ll be presenting “Working with Local Officials to Reach Your Shelter Goals,” during the virtual Spring Conference for Animal Welfare Advancement this….
Heard about our joint-membership program with Shelters United, a cooperative buying program for animal welfare organizations? More than 600 of your colleagues are enjoying the convenience of shopping online and getting reduced prices with MWI Animal Health—one website, 50,000 products, 1,000 manufacturers, monthly specials. Join Shelters United for free and you’ll enjoy better prices on the products you always buy—and you will save 50% off a new membership to The Association or 25% off your Association membership renewal.
Concerned about year-end fundraising? David Miller, Senior Vice President, RKD Group, busts some myths and shares tips that can set you up for success. We have one final hurdle before the whirlwind of 2020 dies down (knock on wood): Year-end fundraising.
As many of you know, The Association launched the first digital Compensation and Benefits Survey in 2019, and we’ve recently compiled data received from animal welfare organizations all across the United States, Canada, and beyond. How do salary and benefits at your agency compare with those in other regions and of similar budget size? Check out the Executive Summary , and read on for some notable findings.
In his recent webinar on crisis engagement, Matt Lehrman, founder of Social Prosperity Partners, gave substantive and actionable recommendations to help you protect the external and internal relationships upon which your organization depends. Today he takes a close look at the role your mission statement can play.
As we navigate through these uncertain times, it’s important to be open to possibilities—and to learn to use the tech tools that are out there in effective ways. Could online board meetings offer us new ways of engaging board members, now and in the future? Nonprofit management expert Jeanne Allen shares some great ideas on how to bring folks together online in her recorded webinar, How to Have a Successful Online Board Meeting.
Are you finding back-to-back-to-back remote meetings tough? Steven Rogelberg, PhD, author of The Surprising Science of Meetings, shares some of the reasons virtual meetings are so challenging, and outlines 4 steps that facilitators can take in the planning process to make meetings more effective. Studies have found that an astounding 55 million meetings are held daily.
Written by Jim Tedford, President & CEO of The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement, and Trish Dewald, Executive Vice President, Phoenix Innovate Please welcome first-time guest blogger, Trish Dewald. The Association is pleased to announce our new partnership with Phoenix Innovate, a Detroit-based provider of innovative communications and fundraising services.
High-fives all around for the incredible leaders that comprise our Board—outgoing and incoming!.