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The Virtually Nimble Nonprofit
5.0( 1 REVIEWS )
1h 2m

Learn how to become a virtually nimble nonprofit, the challenges and advantages, and essential assessments for developing virtual strategies

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Marilyn L. Donnellan, MS, is a consultant, trainer, facilitator, coach, and the author of more than 60 books, guides, toolkits, and training videos in use in more than a dozen countries, geared to nonprofits and non-governmental organizations. She has more than 35 years’ experience building the capacity and sustainability of all types and sizes of organizations. Her simplified strategic planning process was the winner of an innovation award by SEToolbelt.

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About This Course

Who this course is for:

  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Fundraising organizations
  • Organizations that want to adapt during the pandemic

What you’ll learn: 

  • Strategic planning and assessments for virtual strategies
  • The impact of virtual strategies on the core elements of a successful nonprofit


  • No prior knowledge is required to take this course

The pandemic forced all of us to rethink how we provide services to our clients and continue raising needed funds. This course is based on Nonprofit Toolkit #9: The Virtually Nimble Nonprofit and includes the results of interviews with three different types of organizations and how they responded to the pandemic.

The course will cover strategic planning and assessments for virtual strategies:

  • Challenges of a virtually nimble nonprofit,
  • Advantages of virtual strategies,
  • Essential assessments for developing virtual strategies,
  • Simplified planning processes to develop virtual strategies,
  • The role of a virtual planning committee,
  • The importance of a contingency or reserve fund

The course will also cover the impact of virtual strategies on the core elements of a successful nonprofit:

  • Administration,
  • Board and volunteer development
  • Resource development strategies
  • Program implementation
  • Marketing and brand identity
  • Community involvement

Recommended textbooks for the video include:

Nonprofit Toolkit #6: 10 Key Strategies for Responding to Disasters

Nonprofit Toolkit #9: The Virtually Nimble Nonprofit

Building a Sustainable Nonprofit

Nonprofit Toolkit #2: The Top Twenty Sustainability Strategies for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Toolkit #3: Becoming a Tech-Focused Nonprofit

Nonprofit Management Simplified: Administration

Our Promise to You

By the end of this course, you will have learned the strategies for a virtually nimble nonprofit.

10 Day Money Back Guarantee. If you are unsatisfied for any reason, simply contact us and we’ll give you a full refund. No questions asked.

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Course Curriculum

Section 1 - Course Lectures
Introduction 00:00:00
Challenges To Moving Virtually 00:00:00
Agenda Of The Course 00:00:00
Challenge Yourself 00:00:00
Advantages 00:00:00
Strategic Planning 00:00:00
Contingency Fund 00:00:00
Assessments – Administration 00:00:00
Outsourcing 00:00:00
Assessments – Financial Management 00:00:00
Policy And Procedure 00:00:00
Technology 00:00:00
Board And Volunteer Development 00:00:00
Resource Development 00:00:00
Strategies For Deveoping Virtual Programs 00:00:00
Summary 00:00:00

Course Review


1 Ratings
  1. Anonymous February 14, 2022 at 08:24 AM



    This was very in-depth and straightforward. I love how simply everything is broken down.


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