The Non-Profit Academy is scheduled for Thursday nights beginning Feb. 8, from 6:30 until 8:30 P.M., in building 2, room 202, on the Dublin campus. The classes are:
Feb. 8, How to Start a Non-Profit/Faith-based Organization
Feb. 15, Developing/Re-Writing Organizational By-Laws
Feb. 22, Developing/Activating Your Organization Board
Mar. 1, Cash Flow/Budgeting for Non-Profit/Faith-based Organizations
Mar. 15, Doing the 501c3 Thing
Mar. 22, Grant Writing Basics
Mar. 29, Fundraising for Non-Profit/Faith-based Organizations
Attendees will earn a certificate of completion for attending five of the seven seminars. The series is designed to help church and non-profit leaders to develop the necessary skills to build and expand their organizations.
Other seminars include:
Customer Relations Software for Service Businesses, Feb. 6, 3:30 until 5:30 P.M.
Being a Leader for your Small Business/Non-Profit, Feb. 24, 9 AM until 12:00 noon
Marketing for Service Business Customers, Feb. 27, 3:30 until 4:30 P.M.
Guerilla Marketing for Service Business, Feb. 27, 4:45 until 5:45 P.M.
These classes will meet in building 2, room 207, on the Dublin campus.
Seminars in other areas of the county include:
Financing Your Small Business, Feb. 13, 6 until 8 P.M., on the East Arcadia Campus
Dynamite Marketing on a Firecracker Budget, Feb. 20, 6 until 8 P.M. at the Bladen County Public Library
Online webinars available this month include:
Starting a Business in Bladen County, Feb. 23, 10 until 11 A.M.
Ten Google Tools to Start a Small Business, Feb. 26, 7 until 8 P.M.
Ten Tips for Getting More Customers to Your Door, Feb. 28, 1 until 2 P.M.
All seminars/webinars are open to the public and provided at no charge due to special funding arrangements for the Small Business Center and Bladen Community College.
To register for any of the seminars or for more information, contact Todd Lyden, Small Business Center Director, at 910-879.5572 or register online: