News and Notes

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Sessions slated in Gaylord 4/13, Traverse City 4/24; More to come

Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs (MCACA) will be expanding to a full year granting cycle beginning with the next fiscal year (October 1, 2015-September 30, 2016). This is the first time since 2009 that funding has been...

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Planned Giving - An Untapped Opportunity for Nonprofits

by Pam Evans, MS, CFRM, NorthSky Consultant

This week,...

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

NorthSky is pleased to announce that The Fundraising School will be back in Traverse City on March 17 to 19 and for the first time we'll be offering, Planned Giving: Getting the Proper Start.

Course participants will learn how to...

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Avoiding the scarcity trap: Getting through the tight times without leveraging the future.

By Amy Martin; A. Martin Consulting, NorthSky Consultant

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Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Looking at the Job Interview through a New Lens

By Ric Morency, NorthSky Consultant

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Monday, January 5, 2015

Position your organization to be part of the multi-billion dollar wealth transfer. During this program you will learn how to determine if your organization is ready for a planned giving program, understand the benefits to donors for making planned gifts, recognize which planned gifts are best for certain donor situations, match donor needs to...

Monday, December 22, 2014

Tis the season … to say thank you!

By Mary Bevans Gillett, MA, MBA, CFRM, NorthSky Consultant

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Friday, December 19, 2014

Nonprofit leaders seeking to ignite their careers, hone their management skills or strengthen their boards will find a wide range of professional development opportunities in the 2015 Winter...

Tuesday, December 16, 2014



In order to get a better understanding of how organizations in the region are experiencing and adapting to a changing environment, Rotary Charities of Traverse City and its capacity building program, NorthSky, collected information from nonprofits in the 10-county region during 2013 and 2014 using a variety of methods....

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Fund Development is Fun!

By Jennifer Booher, NorthSky Consultant, True North Consulting & Grant Writing Services, LLC

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