Search TXNP

< More Press Releases

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Share: facebooktwitterdigg


April, 2010

ing trouble viewing this email? Click here
Greenlights for NonProfit Success
News You Can Use
Deadline Approaching, Recruit Board Members and Network with 250+ people - The Board Summit is an opportunity for nonprofits to meet community members interested in board service. Participants will learn what it takes to serve on a board of directors and meet 40 diverse, local nonprofits. Apply to be a featured nonprofit by April 9. Individuals, register to attend.

Development and Communications Professionals Town Hall - Less than 20 seats left! Don't miss your chance to network and share ideas with nonprofit peers in development and communications on April 27. Register today and then RSVP on Facebook or join the conversation on twitter.
Gene Attal, former President of The Seton Fund, will moderate the Town Hall discussion, and small-group discussions will be led by:
Town Hall Sponsors
From Our Blog: Mission Driven
Greenlights: Making of the Video (and Lessons Learned)
Posted on March 30, 2010 by Kim Wilson
We recently finished making our first video that focuses on telling the Greenlights story.  The planning we went through before collecting any footage resulted in our being quite pleased with the results... MORE>>

Celebrating volunteers
Posted on March 25, 2010 by Tara Levy
I'm not sure whether it was coincidence or karma that led to my mother-in-law telling us she had three airline tickets that were going to expire in March on the same day that I heard about Disney's "Give a day, get a day" promotion... MORE>>

"Leadership is a matter of how to be, not how to do."
Posted on March 23, 2010 by Taylor Overstreet
Leadership from within an organization is just as vital to its success and its sustainability as leadership at the top. So back to this idea of leadership as a matter of being, rather than doing, coined by Frances Hesselbein, the CEO of Girls Scouts of the USA from 1976-1990.  She was a doer... MORE>>

Great People Effect Great Change
Posted on March 18, 2010 by Haila Yates
Sure, nonprofit CEO salaries shouldn't be outrageous and should be relative to an organization's budget, but if you don't invest in the type of leader that can move your organization forward and impact your mission, you are wasting money! ...
Upcoming Workshops
Five Minute Media Connection: Media Training and Media Tour
- 4/8/2010
Media coverage is a critical component of your organization's communications and fundraising efforts. Receive training from a panel of local media professionals, which has previously included TV news directors like Kevin Benz and newspaper columnist Andrea Ball. Learn about developing relationships with the media, framing your message, and what to do when the media calls you. Then schedule face time to pitch your stories to News 8, KUT and other media outlets.  MORE>>

Lunch & Learn: Video for Nonprofits - 4/22/2010
FREE for Greenlights Members ($15.00 Non-members)
Everyone is talking about the impact video can have; there's little doubt that it can be used for powerful storytelling. But how can your organization harness its power for good? Are you confused by all the options in technology? Don't know where to begin? Join us to learn how easy it is to communicate tell your organization's story using video.  MORE>>

Board Essentials (Previously known as Board Primer: What Excellent Boards Do) - Saturday, 4/24/2010
Discover the fundamental principles and best practices that every nonprofit board member should know. Learn about roles and responsibilities, financial management, fundraising, planning, and how to work with staff and colleagues.  MORE>>

ED Essentials: Intensive Training for Nonprofit Executives (Formerly ED 101) - 5/12/2010
Only open to eight participants, this series is an intensive three-day program for new Executive Directors. Join us to enhance your skills in management, working with the board, fundraising, strategic planning, marketing, financial management, human resources, and more. Hear stories from some of the best nonprofit experts around and receive a booklet of information resources. Walk away with practical materials and strategies to use immediately in your own organization.  MORE>>

Member News
Member Job Board
Custodian - Austin Children's Shelter
Friday, March 19, 2010

Caregiver - Austin Children's Shelter
Friday, March 19, 2010

Membership & Volunteer Coordinator - Financial Literacy Coalition Central Texas
Friday, March 19, 2010

Therapist - Helping Hand Home for Children
Friday, March 19, 2010

State Campaign Coordinator - Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty
Friday, March 19, 2010


Your TXNP Weekly E-Newsletter is made possible by the generosity of:

FROST in many Texas cities

TXNP Professional Members Are Dedicated to Texas and Texans.

Aurora Grants & Consulting |Dawson Murray Teague Communications | ELITE Research | FOR THE PHILANTHROPIST | Graystone Consulting | J A Churchill Associates | John F. Lewis PC | McConnell & Jones LLC

Sign up for your personal TXNP E-Newsletter

at-t Meadows Foundation express news HOBLITZELLE FOUNDATION v greenly zachry foundation w b h b bank of america southwest airlines Sid W. Richardson Foundation forst