In response to feedback from nonprofits, in the early weeks of the crisis, we hosted a number of interactive webinars on critical topics relevant to the short- and long-term impacts of the COVID-19 crisis. Details and links to the webinar recordings are available below. These trainings were offered by the Yolo Nonprofit Leaders Alliance, a partnership between the Yolo Community Foundation, the Yolo County Library, and the Impact Foundry. Click here to stay up to date by joining the Yolo Nonprofit Leaders Alliance mailing list. Have an idea for another webinar? Please email it to .

Creating Financial Success

April 14, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Presented By: Meghan Likes

Recording available here.

Local CPA Meaghan Likes shared how nonprofits should take action now to understand and improve current cash flow, assess options for the next few months, and make a plan for long-term survival, including considering how best to connect with your donors during this time.

Fundraising in Times of Crisis

April 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Presented By: Colleen Schulman

Recording available here

What does fundraising and donor communication look like in the time of COVID-19? PBS KVIE’s Colleen Schulman shared real-time examples and tips about fundraising in our current crisis environment.

Legal Issues for Nonprofits: Employment, Government Funding, Donations and more

April 24, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Presented By: Downey Brand

Recording Available Here

Downey Brand, a full-service law firm based in Sacramento, is focusing their 6th COVID-19 webinar on nonprofit legal issues, looking at employment and HR issues, government stimulus funding, and donor issues.

 

Navigating Employee Benefits

April 28, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Presented By: Nolan Sullivan and Daniela Urban

Recording Available Here

How can you best care for your employees when faced with the prospect of leaves, layoffs, or reduced hours? Nolan Sullivan, Yolo County Health and Human Services, and Daniela Urban, Center for Workers’ Rights, join to bring us a comprehensive look at navigating employee benefits.

Hosted by Yolo Nonprofit Leaders Alliance, a partnership between the Yolo Community Foundation, the Yolo County Library, and the Impact Foundry.

Tools for Virtual Programming and Online Marketing

April 30, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Presented By: Vanessa Errecarte

Recording Available Here

Vanessa Errecarte, YCF board member and management/marketing consultant, will present an overview of strategies, best practices and tools to adapt, deliver and market your programs and manage your organization online. Platforms covered will include best practices for social media and email marketing, Zoom, ZoomGive, LeadPages, Teachable and more. By the end of the workshop you will have a clear understanding of 1) how to temporarily bring your organization and events “virtual”; and 2) how to amplify your marketing to reach more donors, constituents, and people in need during these unprecedented times.

Hosted by Yolo Nonprofit Leaders Alliance, a partnership between the Yolo Community Foundation, the Yolo County Library, and the Impact Foundry.

Fundraising Events & COVID-19: Cancel, Postpone, Plan, or Adapt?

May 12, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Presented By: Freddie Silvera & Holly Wong

Recording Available Here

Join auctioneer Freddie Silveria and event consultant Holly Wong to hear examples and best practices for event decision-making in our current context. How do you decide whether/when to cancel an event, and what are the other options to meet your goals?

Hosted by Yolo Nonprofit Leaders Alliance, a partnership between the Yolo Community Foundation, the Yolo County Library, and the Impact Foundry.

Board Leadership in Crisis

May 14, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Presented By: Kim Tucker

Recording Available Here

The Board of Directors should be every nonprofit’s best asset and greatest champion, especially during a crisis. Join Kim Tucker, Executive Director of Impact Foundry, for a webinar looking at questions such as: How do we engage our board when they are impacted too? What is the board’s role during a crisis? How do we stay connected virtually?

Hosted by Yolo Nonprofit Leaders Alliance, a partnership between the Yolo Community Foundation, the Yolo County Library, and the Impact Foundry.

Strategic Planning in Crisis

May 18, 2020 at 1:30 pm

Presented By: Bob Gregoire

Recording Available Here

Business and nonprofit leader Bob Gregoire will help us think through strategic planning in this time of uncertainty, including organizational structure and what it will take to resume operations with a strong foundation.

Hosted by Yolo Nonprofit Leaders Alliance, a partnership between the Yolo Community Foundation, the Yolo County Library, and the Impact Foundry.