UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA
The UNI Office of Community Engagement is thrilled to offer nonprofit organizations located throughout the Cedar Valley region the opportunity to access proven tools and resources to help increase your impact.
These services are available thanks to a partnership with the Rural Ideas Network, a national nonprofit that helps spark growth through coaching, connection, and collaboration.
UNI Office of Community Engagement
TOOLS & RESOURCES
These Nonprofit Support Services are Sponsored By:
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1-on-1 MANAGEMENT COACHING
Ever wish you had an experienced nonprofit leader to help you think about your organization, answer questions, and help you remain accountable to the goals you set? Now you have a whole team of them!
Our 1-on- management coaching helps new and established organizations overcome common growth obstacles, develop effective strategies, identify new impact opportunities, and stay focused on success.
1-on-1 SUSTAINABILITY COACHING
Want help thinking about how to successfully fund your organization long-term to promote program continuity? Looking for new opportunities to raise money or generate earned income? Our coaches work with you to optimize your organization's business model, improve revenue streams, and build toward long-term financial sustainability.
1-ON-1 WEBSITE EVALUATIONS
One of our marketing experts helps you see your website from a fresh perspective. Together we'll look over your website and help you think about your website's story and design, in order to maximize the way it works for your organization. No judgement, just a collaborative effort to create additional value through your website!
PEER LEARNING ROUNDTABLES
Online video discussions that allow you to connect with other nonprofit organizations to talk shop. Each roundtable is facilitated and focuses on topics important to nonprofit leaders. Hear about nonprofit successes and challenges, build your professional network, and find inspiration for your next big success.
PEER LEARNING FORUM
Have questions? Are you an expert on a topic? Have some lived experiences to share? We curate a vibrant forum that allows you to ask questions, give advice, and help foster a community of social entrepreneurs and community builders. Use the button below to check it out, see what people are saying, and add your two cents. After all, we're better together.
WIX WEBSITE BOOTCAMPS
Check out this free training resources to help you design and launch a powerful website using WIX, a drag-and-drop website builder that also helps you manage memberships, build a robust contact management system, send targeted email campaigns, accept online appointments or class bookings, and so much more!
This training includes best practices for planning your website, an overview of the WIX platform, pro-tips on how to use key tools to build your site, and 1-on-1 help sessions to address items specific to your site and help you get it launched!
CURATED PODCAST LIBRARY
Our team spends hours each week listening to a wide variety of podcasts, searching for inspiring, informative, and interesting content relevant to nonprofit organizations and community innovators. Then we feature these "best of class" episodes right here in our curated podcast library, so you don't have to waste time or wonder if you should listen. Spoiler - you should!