American Teens In Crisis Conference 2015
- Health & Wellness
- Old Town Banquet Center, Valparaiso IN
Growing Your Non-Profit Lunch & Learn Workshops.
Bring your Board/Staff Team to join us for a series of Four Workshops this summer. Top Nonprofit trainers and consultants will teach, inspire, and guide you in re-imagining how your organization can improve its impact and sustainability. Space is limited. Register today
May 22nd: Session #1 Taking Your Nonprofit to the Next Level
Where are we now? How do we build on strengths? What’s holding us back? – Join Bryan Orander, President of Charitable Advisors, to explore methods to conduct an organizational assessment, examine common nonprofit business models and how they apply to you. Identify the areas of focus for your organization, from fund development, to financial stability, to board and staff relations. This workshop will get you thinking strategically about the health and balance of your organization, and set the stage for our future capacity building workshops in the series.
Jun 12th: Session #2 Creating a Comprehensive Fundraising Plan
With the multitude of media and information available to nonprofits on fundraising advice, organizations can be more overwhelmed than ever on deciding where to begin. This session promises to be helpful whether you are new to fundraising or have experience in the field and are seeking a fresh approach to planning your resource development endeavors. Presenter Laura Edwards, Executive Director of Resource Development from Ivy Tech Community College Northeast, will focus on sharing practical strategies and tactical steps to aid in creation of a realistic and viable fundraising plan for your organization. Discussions will include setting monetary and donor engagement goals, planning various fund development approaches, using SMART strategies and objectives for measurable success, as well as touching on how incorporating annual appeals, major gifts, and planned gift opportunities into your goals.
Jul 10th: Session #3 Developing a Consistent Message, & Data Driven Marketing
Do you have a consistent message - a story that you, your staff, your board can relay when speaking about your organization? Bohlsen Group’s Nonprofit Services Director, Andrew Hayenga has designed this workshop to help you compose and fine-tune your organizational narrative, and use the data you track to proivde a compelling case for support. Various marketing strategies using multiple forms of media will be discussed. Story telling is what marketing is all about, and every nonprofit has a story to tell. What’s your story?
Aug 14th: Session #4 Better Governance & Fundraising Boards
It's never been more important for boards and staff to work together effectively to solicit financial support for your organization. Designed for board-staff teams, BoardSource certified presenter, Susan Decker will address the complementary roles board members play in their organization's governance and resource development. The session begins with a close look at board recruitment, structure, operations, and culture, knowing that weak boards don't raise funds effectively. The second part of the session focuses on how to involve board members in effective fundraising.
We're here to make a positive impact in the lives of youth throughout NW Indiana!
OUR MISSION: To equip, empower and encourage teens to make healthy choices through life skills, relationship and character building education.
A Positive Approach to Teen Health utilizes the whole person method of instruction, recognizing that our decisions affect each area of our lives. PATH encourages and equips teens to make healthy choices that combat risky behavior patterns. These choices affect them physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually, and socially.
A Positive Approach to Teen Health equips and empowers teens to make healthy choices though life skills, relationship and character building education. We are a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization that reaches seven counties throughout northwest Indiana. These counties include Lake, Porter, Laporte, Pulaski, Newton, Jasper, and Starke.
A Positive Approach to Teen Health has reached over 170,000 students since 1993. We have in school presentations, after school mentoring programs, parent programs, and community-wide events that encourage teens to make healthy choices. We educate teens on making healthy choices when it comes to drugs, alcohol, sex, and relationship violence. Our goal is for teens to have stronger more meaningful relationships, healthy futures, and successful ventures throughout their entire lives.