RICK FRIEDMAN, FOR THE CHRONICLE
Benjamin Weisman, a fund raiser at Rosie’s Place, a homelessness charity, says his
Boston University class project to award $10,000 to a nonprofit was “eye-opening.”
Learning to Compete
AS CHARITIES VIE FOR DONATIONS and public attention in an increasingly crowded and competi- tive environment, the people who work for nonprofit organizations need training and sup- port to maintain an edge. The Chronicle’s annual guide to continuing education looks at
some of the most cutting-edge offerings:
An automaker and a conservation group team up for a $20-million project designed to nurture a
new generation of environmental leaders and their most innovative ideas for saving the planet.
A group of Boston University business students, many of them working as charity fund raisers, gain insight to the challenges grant makers face in deciding which causes deserve support.
With Web learning seminars proliferating, nonprofit professionals who use and organize Webinars offer tips for getting the most value from them and their increasingly interactive features.
The Annenberg Foundation’s Alchemy program brings nonprofit chief executives and their board
leaders together for a three-day “boot camp” on collaboration and communication. (Page CE-5.)
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