The Resource Guide

This Quarterly Guide provides a listing of regional learning opportunities being offered in Aug-Sep-Oct 2017 to help Orange County’s nonprofit managers develop themselves and their nonprofit. Published by the Executive Coaches of Orange County (ECofOC).


OneOC: The Nonprofit Management Certificate is designed for the working nonprofit professional with a desire to strengthen and enhance their skills in the nonprofit sector. Each of the six courses takes a blended approach to insure competency and application through instructor and virtual led training modules, with networking and coaching opportunities. August 4 – Oct 20  in Santa Ana  Click for info


 ECofOC: The Nonprofit Growth Program is designed for Executive Directors who want to take their nonprofit to the next level. The program provides the ED with their own personal Executive Coach, the option to have an ECofOC specialist plan and facilitate strategic planning sessions with you, the option to join an ED Forum free for 3 months, access to a variety of nonprofit experts, and discounts on most OneOC trainings. Click for info


SCORE114: Women in Business Breakfast Series. Discover Karen Kaplan’s Top 4 Tips for professional fitness; how to get involved outside your business to stay fresh, how to leverage outside opportunities to grow your business, how to supercharge your networking skills, and how to stay innovative and inspired with an open mind. August 4, 7:30-10:30 AM Center Club Click for info


Annenberg Foundation- Alchemy Leadership Lab #3: Social Media and Technology in the Nonprofit Sector (Webinar) Explore current social media tools and trends, how to use digital technology to promote your cause, and the best practices in social media fundraising and campaign building. August 30, Free half day workshop or webinar. Click for info


The Public Law Center’s 35 staff members work with over 1,500 Orange County lawyers, paralegals, law students and other volunteers annually to provide free legal advice and representation to qualifying Orange County non-profit organizations. Click for info


AFP Webinar: Ten Secrets to Optimizing Your Online Donation Process:  AFP Webinars are a group exercise where fundraisers gather to listen to a professionally presented discussion on a topic of interest that is followed by a roundtable discussion led by local professionals. August 11, 2017, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at OneOC in Santa Ana. Bring a brown bag lunch!  Click for info


The Gianneschi 2017 Summer School for Nonprofits Conference offers an excellent training and networking opportunity for nonprofits, social enterprises, government agencies, philanthropic foundations, and those socially responsible companies who wish to collaborate with community-benefit organizations. Courses taught by expert instructors will cover a wide array of topics. August 14-16, Click for info


CSU-LB: Online Nonprofit Management Certificate Program: Program focuses on the analytical and management skills needed for tasks and challenges in the nonprofit sector. Upon successful completion, participants will achieve competencies in line with mid-level managers and executive leaders in the nonprofit sector. Click for info


Center for Nonprofit Management- Strategic Communications: What is said and shared about your organization and its mission and work can influence reputation, external relationships, and even internal dynamics. You will learn how to plan and strategically target your communications in order to increase efficiency and contribute to the greater fulfillment of your mission. A take-it-anytime online seminar. Click for info


ESC- Developing Development Program (DDP) is a 12-month fund development program designed to help organizations build the tools and strategies they need to raise more money and deepen their impact in the community. It brings together both staff and board members to create and implement a robust fund development plan. Program starts in September  Click for info


Center for Creative Leadership- Leadership Fundamentals: Participants acquire the ability to move beyond comfort zones to work with others, solve problems & drive results, to influence others & address workplace challenges, effectively collaborate to accomplish high quality work, and develop a personal leadership brand & understand personal learning styles. San Diego Aug 29-30,  9:30 am – 4:30 pm. Click for info


Academies for Social Enterprise: The Social Enterprise Academy empowers participants to develop and launch a social enterprise: a for-profit business that helps solve a social or environmental problem. The program provides a series of workshops, mentoring and a venture capital competition that have been especially effective with nonprofit organizations who want to diversify their revenue sources. Click for info provides an online career development tool that provides free training to nonprofit staff and volunteers with access to a collection of e-learning resources, including courses in Development, Leadership, Accounting and Finance, Operations, Marketing and Communications, Volunteer Engagement, and Program Management. Click for info


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