Aimed at advancing management skills in the not – for – profit sector,  The Mensch Academy provides in-person and online workshops, trainings, and literature for our Mensch Network Members and their organisations. This learning curriculum for social change is designed from a needs analysis conducted with Mensch Network Members, and has something for everyone.

This curriculum is made up of learnings in the organisational areas of money, governance, strategy, people, communication & programming. The next workshop falls within the focus area of governance. 

Aimed at advancing management skills in the non-profit sector,  The Mensch Academy provides in-person and online workshops, trainings, and literature for our Mensch Network Members and their organisations. This learning curriculum for social change is designed from a needs analysis conducted with Mensch Network Members, and is relevant for persons new and more seasoned.

Overview

Building a strong board of directors can help position you for deeper impact and enable you to take your mission to the next level in partnership with committed volunteer leaders. Once your leaders have said “yes” to join your board, how do you engage them in a way that is meaningful to them and helpful to the organisation? Join us in an interactive session to learn best practices for developing and managing a board.

You’ll Learn

  • What roles board members can and should play in their role as volunteer leaders
  • How to sequence your board engagement work as your organization grows
  • How to keep people engaged 

Your Facilitator

Rebecca Youngerman is a consultant and leadership coach with a passion for partnering with non-profits, philanthropies, and businesses who wish to make bold change through their organizational culture.  American born, she has built and managed multiple international nonprofit boards. Read more about her Here

Overview

If fundraising feels a bit like scrambling to find the next thing, or a last-minute rush to get the money in, let’s change that. Learn the foundations that sit under all successful fundraising. There’ll be lots of time to engage, work on real scenarios and learn from others. Come join us and give yourself a strong fundraising foundation by learning the tools to build your fundraising strategy for 2024.

You’ll Learn

  • How your budget informs your fundraising approach
  • How to prioritise and segment donors
  • How to package up work to align with your funding gaps

Your Facilitator

Michelle Stein is a fundraising consultant and trainer specialising in high-value fundraising from major donors, corporates and trusts. Her experience spans international development, faith and culture organisations in the UK and South Africa including The British Museum, Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa and WaterAid. She has trained fundraisers across the globe.

Overview

Once your leaders have said “yes” to join your board, how do you engage them in a way that is meaningful to them and helpful to the organisation?

Join us in an interactive session to learn best practices for developing and managing a board. Join this interactive workshop to learning best practices for developing and managing your Board.

You’ll Learn

  • What roles board members can and should play in their role as volunteer leaders
  • How to sequence your board engagement work as your organization grows
  • How to keep people engaged 

Your Facilitator

Rebecca Youngerman is a consultant and leadership coach with a passion for partnering with non-profits, philanthropies, and businesses who wish to make bold change through their organizational culture.  American born, she has built and managed multiple international nonprofit boards. Read more about her Here