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Trends in Healthcare

(July 19, 2023 webinar) Join this discussion for an overview of the current healthcare landscape as it relates to nonprofit employee benefits. We’ll explore various strategies employers are deploying to mitigate cost and risk, and the pros and cons of nontraditional health care options for smaller nonprofits including Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Arrangements (QSEHRA), Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO) plans, Professional Employer Organizations (PEO), and Association Health Plans (AHP).

2022 Election Results, Legislative Update & Implications for Nonprofits 

(November 18, 2022 webinar) This webinar will begin with a brief overview of trends in North Carolina’s nonprofit sector and current challenges facing nonprofit organizations. It will also include a discussion of the impact of the 2022 election on nonprofits, of state and federal policy solutions that might help nonprofits and the communities they serve, and of potential legislative challenges for nonprofits in 2023 and beyond.

Everything Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About the 2022 Election 

(October 14, 2022 webinar) This fall, voters across North Carolina will go to the polls to elect new members of Congress, the state legislature, judges, and local officials. These elected officials will be entrusted to make decisions on laws and policies of critical importance to the work of every NC nonprofit. This webinar will provide an overview of the 2022 election for nonprofits.

Making Your Nonprofit’s Case with Storytelling 

(August 30, 2022 webinar) Storytelling is the most powerful tool we have as changemakers. By sharing our authentic personal stories and those of the community we serve (with permission, of course), we can stand out as we stand up for our mission. We attract and inspire an audience that is ready to roll up their sleeves and help us make shifts happen at our nonprofit organization. In this session, we will explore the dynamics of storytelling and create each member of your team’s individual 'elevator pitch' – also known as a verbal business card.

Making Your Nonprofit’s Case: Back to Basics 

(August 16, 2022) Whether you’re applying for funding, pitching a new program initiative, lobbying for a policy solution, or asking for a raise, your success hinges upon your ability to make your case. In this session, you'll get back to the basics of how to get what you need and want for your nonprofit. Using real-world examples shared by participants, we’ll walk through the steps of clarifying your goals and desired outcomes, understanding your audiences, mapping your resources, and choosing the strategy and tactics that make sense for your organization. This session will equip you with the basic strategic framework to make your strongest case to any audience.

2022 Statewide Nonprofit Policy Briefing 

(March 24, 2022 briefing) Nonprofit Policy Briefings bring together nonprofit leaders from around North Carolina for updates and discussions on the state of NC's nonprofit sector and the key policy issues affecting nonprofits. David Heinen, Vice President for Public Policy and Advocacy at the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits will offer an update on trends in the nonprofit sector as the COVID-19 pandemic enters its third year and information about state and federal policy issues affecting nonprofits in 2022.

Everything Your Nonprofit Needs to Know about the 2022 Election 

(April 1, 2022 webinar) This spring and fall, voters across North Carolina will go to the polls to elect new members of Congress, the state legislature, judges, and local officials. These elected officials will be entrusted to make decisions on laws and policies of critical importance to the work of every NC nonprofit. This webinar will provide an overview of the 2022 election for nonprofits.