How to start and efficiently manage a non-profit-making Organisation (CSOs, NGOs, CBOs or FBOs)


Organizer Premier Governance College
Venue Institute of Local Government Studies, Madina
Start Date Oct 18, 2019
End Date Oct 20, 2019
Time 09:00 am
Fees GH¢ 1,000.00

Event Description

This course is intended to be a reality check for anyone looking to start a non-profit-making organisation. There are so many misconceptions about what it really means to run a non-profit making organisation, which is why so many fail before they ever get started.

The objective of this course is to provide some valuable insights on what it takes to start a non-profit making organisation and effectively manage it It requires a lot more than a good idea.

Course Modules
How to start a Non-Profit Organisation
  • Questions to ask
  • How to ensure your nonprofit gets off to a winning start
  • How to write a Concept Note
  • Logic Modelling
  • Business plan for non profits
  • Feasibility studies/Analysis
  • Stakeholder Management
Non-Profit Organisational Performance
  • Importance of Boards
  • Effectiveness of Boards
  • Board decisions
  • Non-profit Governance
  • Effective Governance
  • Governance and Management Interface
Fund Development & Management (Strategic Fundraising) 
  • Fundraising overview
  • What you need before you begin fundraising
  • Board's role in fundraising
  • Creating a fundraising plan
  • Creating an individual donor programme
  • Applying for Grants
  • Generating Corporate & Business donations
  • Fundraising Trends
Programme-based Monitoring & Evaluation 
  • Introduction
  • Participatory Monitoring & Evaluation (PM & E)
  • Steps of PM & E Process
  • Techniques and Tools for PM & E
  • Participatory Appraisal
  • Beneficiary Assessment
Packaging and Responding to Request for Proposals 
  • Introduction
  • Structure of a Request for Proposal (RFP)
  • Key elements of RFPs
  • Preparing to respond to an RFP
  • Writing your Proposal
  • Packaging and submitting of your response
Case Study (Practical Session) 
Workshop Outcome: 
By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to: 
  • Understand the concept of non-profit organisation; 
  • Better appreciate organisational performance of non-profit organisation; . 
  • Understand how to develop and manage funds; 
  • Research potential sources of grant funding. 
  • learn how to efficiently respond to Call for Proposals

How To Participate

Who Should Attend? 
This workshop is great for development workers, graduates or persons who are desirous of setting up their own non-profit organisation.
Workshop Fee: GH¢ 1,000 (includes Tuition, Snack/Lunch, Course Materials and Certificate)
Dates: 18th - 20th October, 2019 (9 a.m, - 2 p.m.)
Venue: Institute of Local Government Studies, Madina.
For Registration and Payment details, please Call 0544714553 or 0504193236
Deadline for Registration is Wednesday, 16th October, 2019.
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