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MNA Nonprofit Town Hall Schedule

Connect with MNA, other nonprofits, and resources to help you, your organization, and your community. View schedule below to register for upcoming town halls - a time to learn and share. Free and open. Meetings will be recorded and shared as a resource. Participation means you may be recorded as well. If you prefer to ask questions privately, please contact MNA or set up a 1:1 meeting with our staff.

Town Halls are free and open to all, and will be scheduled as needed. Have a specific question? Email [email protected]

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Upcoming Town Halls

Relief Reporting

January 19th | 2:00 PM
January 21st | 2:00 PM
Did your organization receive relief funding through the state of Montana or other federal or state sources for coronavirus relief? Want to make sure you know the basics and are prepared to report accurately? Attend either session on January 19th or 21st to learn the basics, ask questions, then set up individual consultation time if needed.

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Board Governance 101

Tuesday, January 26th | 2:00 PM
Board governance basics for new, not-yet, and seasoned nonprofit board and staff. This session will cover nonprofit basics, board legal responsibilities, duties, and how to be a better board member. This session is a helpful introduction to governance, and will be followed by our 201 series, beginning February 2nd.

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Rapid Planning 101

Tuesday, February 2 | 2:00 PM
How do we plan in times of uncertainty? This introductory session will walk through the basics of planning and operational response strategy, and will be followed by our full Rapid Planning for Operations and Program Delivery Series, beginning February 17.

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COVID-19 Impact in Montana by the Numbers

Tuesday, February 23 | 2:00 PM
Join MSU Professor Carmen Byker Shanks to review data collected on the impact of COVID-19 on Montanan's health, and what that means for your organization.

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Tech Town Hall Series

Join MNA’s new Tech Town Hall to explore best practice technologies that can make your work and operations more productive, efficient, and adapted to these challenging times.

Each month we will explore a new product/service that has been proven to work well for nonprofits of all sizes. We’ll present solutions for remote work productivity, accounting and financial management, marketing and communications, donor outreach, and more.

Researching, choosing, and implementing new technology solutions can be overwhelming. These town halls are designed to present those solutions that could and will add value to your organization.

January 12th | Intro to Tech Town Hall Series
February 9th | Microsoft Office 365 Overview P1 with Ethen Gillani, Microtech USA
March 9th | Microsoft Office 365 Overview P2 with Ethen Gillani, Microtech USA
April - December | Topics TBA

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Weekly Legislative Wrap Up

Join MNA for a weekly legislative wrap up. Sign up for the series and attend when you are able, we will also send weekly legislative updates. Fridays @ 7:30 AM

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Recordings + Resources

Spring-Fall 2020 Town Hall Recordings and Resources

PPP Loan Forgiveness

Engaging Your Board with Ned Cooney

Restructuring 101 with La Piana | August 19

Planning A New Normal

  1. Watch "Next Steps for Your Nonprofit" | View Recording | Then walk through the  Building Your New Normal: A Toolkit for Nonprofits with your team.
  2. Watch "Scenario Modeling for Nonprofits" | View Recording | Then access the Scenario Modeling Toolkit to begin filling in the uncertainty of your financial future.

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MNA Help Desk

Have a question? We are here to listen, and will do our best to connect you with the answers and resources to guide your difficult decisions in the coming days and weeks. Schedule a time to visit 1:1 here, or send an email anytime >>

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