VAAS offers customized and open trainings on a variety of topics for nonprofit staff and board.
Custom Tailored Training
Our consultants can prepare customized training sessions for your organization on a wide range of topics, including:
- Building Your Board
- Strengthening Financial Management
- Diversity and Cultural Competency
- Time Management
- Resource Development
VAAS frequently designs trainings for nonprofits working in the following areas:
- Affordable housing/community development
- AIDS and other health issues
- Arts organizations
- Collaborations and federations
- Community Action
- Education (Title IV)
- Environmental issues
- Grantmaking and philanthropy
- Head Start
- Homeless services
- Legal services
- Public involvement processes
- Social justice
- Workplace giving programs
A trainer or consultant will meet with you to consider your goals, the make-up of the participant group, timeline, and any special needs you've identified.
Fees for custom tailored training are charged on a sliding scale based on your budget size, the length of the training, the number of participants, and the amount of special preparation required. We may also be able to help you access technical assistance funds to cover training costs.
Our open trainings are full-day workshops that cover nonprofit management and governance, planning, fundraising, technology and diversity issues. These workshops are designed for staff, board members and volunteers.