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How to Make a Million | Maximizing by Earning Big Money: Social Enterprises and Business Tactics for the Nonprofit Sector
Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT
Category: Fund Development


Learn how to make money for your organization WHILE making money for your organization!

How does a small, grassroots, nonprofit organization grow to become a thriving, $1,000,000 organization? Beyond understanding basic fund development strategy and donor engagement techniques, how do nonprofits arrive at the $1,000,000  level?

Learn all of this and more with our newest educational series “How to Make a Million.” This topic will be broken down into three classes, “Building,” “Growing,” and “Maximizing,” where experienced leaders in the nonprofit sector will guide you through the process of taking your organization from ideation to its fullest potential.

Each class will be stuffed to the brim with helpful strategies and tools for your nonprofit and will end with a short, class-related trivia game. The winners of these games will be invited to participate in a final “Who Wants to Make a Milliion” game-show, hosted live on Facebook by Greg Tish from Real Talk 93.3. Contestants will compete for prizes that they can use for their organizations’ mission and goals!

Whether you are joining us for one class or the entire series, don’t hesitate to register today for this exciting opportunity. Test your skills by learning from the best and then applying that knowledge in real-time to earn money for your nonprofit!

Member Price:  $75 for all 6 or $39 per session 
Non-Member Price:  $150 for all 6 or $59 per session 

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June 24:  Building | Plans with instructor, Alyce Lee Stansbury, CFRE, Stansbury Consulting *. This part of the series was all about the plan of building your organization to a $1,000,000 budget.

July 1:  Build | Tools with instructor, Carol Bryant-Martin, Development Director, Division of Historical Resources, Florida Department * In the second part of the series, participants understood how to use certain tools to build their organization.

July 10:  Growing | Raising Big Money with instructor, John Armstrong, National Director of Development, Boys and Girls Club * This course is all in the title. Participants learned how to grow by raising money.                                                                                                                  

July 15:  Growing | The Art of Story Telling with instructor, Christine Souders, former News Anchor-Reporter, current Livestream Host/Moderator, and Media Consultant * In this fourth installment, participants learned how elements of storytelling could help organizations grow. 

* Available for purchase on-demand video on Monday, August 10th, once the series is concluded. 


July 22:  Maximizing | Earning Big Money - In this first course of the Maximize section, participants will learn how to look outside the box to earn big money.

Instructor: Bruce Manciagli

More About Bruce Manciagli, Director of Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship @ FSU

Bruce’s career has focused on empowering individuals, organizations, and communities to more effectively address social and environmental problems and catalyze meaningful systems change. His work in Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship (SIE)—spanning local, state, and international contexts--includes co-founding social enterprises (one of them a national award winner); helping scale and capacity-build a statewide network of high-impact nonprofits; facilitating and funding cross-sector/collective impact partnerships; catalyzing and cultivating SIE ecosystems in higher education and in Indonesia; and leading social innovation initiatives across a diversity of issues, from education to trauma and civic engagement to the environment. Bruce has raised millions and granted tens of millions of dollars to engage communities in creating lasting social value. As Director of [email protected] and Social Entrepreneur in Residence at Florida State University, he has served as lead architect of FSU's SIE ecosystem and collaborates with colleagues across campus and the community to grow the university’s and Tallahassee’s larger innovation & entrepreneurship ecosystem. With a background in the social foundations of education as well as social innovation & entrepreneurship and international & community development, Bruce places as much emphasis on how and why students learn as what they learn. Bruce was awarded an FSU Transformation Through Teaching Award in 2017 and a University Teaching Award in 2019.

July 29:  Maximizing | Wills, Endowments, and Trusts - In the last course of the series, all the information given will be wrapped up, and participants will be taught how Wills, Endowments, and Trusts can benefit organizations. 
Instructor: G.C. Murray, ICE Foundation - President and Founder

August 5:  Millionaire Leaders Panel Discussion
Tim Center- Chief Executive Officer, Community Area Action Agency 

Eric Mann- President and CEO, YMCA of Florida's First Coast
Katie (Willoughby) Easterlin- Canon of Administration, Episcopal Diocese of Georgia

Nigel Allen- President and Chief Advancement Officer, Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare Foundation 

Leslie Powell-Boudreaux - Executive Director, Legal Services of North Florida

August 6:  How to Make a Million Game Show with host Greg Tish, Real Talk 97.3  All participants for the How to Make a Million series are invited to play in the interactive game show.  They will be asked an array of questions based on the information that they learned over the 6-part series.  Winners in each round will proceed to the end, in which one winner will receive the grand prize valued over $1,000.  Cheer on your favorite participant as we air the game show on Facebook Live. 


Contact: Rebekah Hair-Stewart - [email protected]