This semester will be a real hands-on workout. We will be setting up an actual 501c3 nonprofit to help with the abandoned housing problem in Cleveland. You will receive training in actual business skills like writing grants and proposals for fundraising. You will hone your skills at making network connections with corporations, government, and churches. There will be projects and
We are happy to present the graduates of our inaugural class of the Cleveland Life Institute. On May 9th at the end of the last class, the graduates received their certificates. Last night we celebrated the end of our first semester of the Cleveland Life Institute. This was our inaugrial semester which was blessed with special guest speakers including: Jim
Class 10 Topic for the Wednesday Evening Class – Legal Issues & Structure – By our legal representative Examines a range of legal issues that confront nonprofits, including articles and bylaws, fiduciary obligations, governance and boards of directors, charitable solicitations, and for-profit ventures.
Class 9 Topic for the Wednesday Evening Class – Finance: Fundraising, Grant Writing & Budgeting Pt. 2 Dr. Sherri Bishop is the Chief Development Officer at University Hospitals of Cleveland and previously with Cleveland Clinic and Procter & Gamble. She will work with us on budgeting for non-profits and we will discuss ways to raise funds and learn strategies for writing grants. We should be
Class 8 Topic for the Wednesday Evening Class – From the Opportunity to the Business Plan This course covers budgets and how they are used in nonprofit organizational settings and how to utilize grant writing and fundraising to grow your organization. You will gain an understanding of the uses and functions of budgets and the relationship between strategic budgeting and
Class 7 Topic for the Wednesday Evening Class – From the Opportunity to the Business Plan The business plan is a written document that describes all the internal and external elements involved in starting our venture. It involves the integration of functional plans such as marketing, finance, and human resources. It also addresses both the short-term and long-term decision making
Class 6 Topic for the Wednesday Evening Class – Towards Gender Parity in the Workplace: Challenges and Opportunities Diana Bilimoria is KeyBank Professor and Chair of the Department of Organizational Behavior at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University. She was the 2011-12 Division Chair of the Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division of the Academy of Management. She has served as the editor