Non-Profit Marketing, Fundraising, and Event Planning Series

Join us for a Non-profit Marketing 3-part series led by Do Some Good Marketing LLC owner, Ashley Barger. Our non-profit leaders are wearing multiple hats and marketing can fall to the back burner. Ashley has served several non-profit organizations in Northwest Ohio over the past twelve years as an event planner, marketer, and fundraising chair and she's prepared to impart her wealth of ideas and tenured knowledge on to you and your team members as much as possible through this series. *Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops or devices to test out platforms and take notes, and so that they may ask real-time questions.

Part 1: Event Planning and Fundraising
Wednesday, January 11, 2023 | 9am-Noon
Where do you start when you're ready to engage your donor database? How do you engage the general public in your organization? What tactics do you use to attract and retain membership, donors, volunteers, and community supporters? We'll go through a roster of tried and true ideas for event planning and fundraising as well as brainstorm ways your specific organization can fundraise or host upcoming events.

Part 2: Social Media Marketing
Wednesday, January 18, 2023 | 9am-Noon
We're going to dive into the social media platforms that make the most sense for your organization's audience and philanthropic or fundraising goals. Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, and TikTok... Let's get your organization successfully set-up on the applicable platforms and ensure you're reaching and engaging the right audience.

Part 3: Email Marketing + CANVA
Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Getting the word out to the appropriate membership, donors, volunteers, and community supporters is the name of the game! Without a solid list of targeted contacts, it's hard to get an edge in. We'll tie this entire series together in this portion of our series through design in CANVA and outreach with email marketing tactics that will help you and your organization.

Price: $150 per participant per session | $400 per participant for all three sessions.

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QuickBooks

Understanding your basic business accounting and knowing how to read business financials is key to small business success.  Learn how to properly set up your financials in Quickbooks and save time and money for you and your accountant with streamlined accurate reports and documentation.  This course will teach the basics of business accounting and assist you with setting up your business financials in Quickbooks. Enrollees will need to bring their own laptop and QuickBooks Enterprise Software will be available at an additional cost.

Dates: February 1 & 8

Time: 5-8 p.m.

Cost:$150, $250 with Quickbooks Enterprise

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Customer Service

Whether internal or external, every employee serves a customer. That customer could be the consumer who buys your products or the coworker who depends on your bookkeeping services in order to balance accounts. No matter the type of customer, service matters and exceptional service can lead to exceptional results.

This workshop will help attendees:

  • Understand how attitude impacts service
  • Identifying customer needs
  • Using outstanding service to build trust and grow business
  • Dealing with difficult customers

Date: April 14

Time: 8:30am - 12pm

Cost: $125

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CO.STARTERS

CO.STARTERS Core provides an action-driven, collaborative process with a small and supportive group of like-minded people. Over ten sessions, you’ll identify your assumptions about why and how your businesses will work and then talk to customers in order to validate your ideas. You’ll leave the program with a deeper understanding of how to create a sustainable business, articulate your model, and repeat the process with your next great idea.

Upcoming Cohort:
10 Weeks beginning: March 20

Class Time:
6-9pm

Cost:
$250

To register for the first CO.STARTERS Cohort:

Apply Online at Fostoriaohio.org

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Co.Starters is facilitated in partnership with the Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce.