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USTA Web Workshops

Anyone is eligible to attend web training sessions on various aspects of how to improve and grow your organization. The cost of each session is $25. The first workshop will take place on Wednesday, October 10, 2012. Registration is now open!
 
If you have any questions about registering email cta@usta.com.
 
Below is the schedule for the Web Workshops:
    

 

October 10, 2012
Grant Writing 101 (2:30 – 4:00)

Participants will learn to: 1. List the major components to include in a successful grant request or proposal. 2. Locate and access one potential USTA grant and one potential foundation grant that fits their proposed project. 3. Customize and tailor a grant to a specific funding sources.

November 14, 2012
Fundraising 101

Participants will learn to: 1. Identify the role of fundraising to their organization – why it’s so critical to success. 2. List the factors that contribute to successful fundraising. 3. Identify the elements of the fundraising pyramid - explore the various methods used to raise funds – and the role each plays in an overall fundraising plan. 4.    Identify  the first steps to take in developing a fundraising plan.

December 5, 2012
Volunteer 101 – 60 minutes

Remember the military board game Stratego? Just as Stratego requires strategic thinking to win, your volunteer program needs vision, innovation and leadership to serve your stakeholders, volunteers and constituents. Come learn how to strategically mobilize your volunteers for a win-win outcome.
We'll use the concepts of Stratego to create a concrete action plan you can apply to your volunteer program. Key takeaways will include:
1)    Establishing a vision for the volunteer program
2)    Defining positive aspects of your volunteer program
3)    Assessing areas of weakness
4)    Energizing volunteers

January 9, 2013
Parks Session - Content TBA

February 6, 2013
Grant Writing 101

Participants will learn to: 1. List the major components to include in a successful grant request or proposal. 2. Locate and access one potential USTA grant and one potential foundation grant that fits their proposed project. 3. Customize and tailor a grant to a specific funding sources.

March 6, 2013
Fundraising 101

Participants will learn to: 1. Identify the role of fundraising to their organization – why it’s so critical to success. 2. List the factors that contribute to successful fundraising. 3. Identify the elements of the fundraising pyramid - explore the various methods used to raise funds – and the role each plays in an overall fundraising plan. 4.    Identify  the first steps to take in developing a fundraising plan.

April 3, 2013
Volunteer 102 – 60 minutes

Remember the military board game Stratego? Just as Stratego requires strategic thinking to win, your volunteer program needs vision, innovation and leadership to serve your stakeholders, volunteers and constituents. Come learn how to strategically mobilize your volunteers for a win-win outcome.
We'll use the concepts of Stratego to create a concrete action plan you can apply to your volunteer program. Key takeaways will include:
1)    Establishing a vision for the volunteer program
2)    Defining positive aspects of your volunteer program
3)    Assessing areas of weakness
 

May 8, 2013
Parks – CTA Session TBA

 

 To register, visit USTA.com/webworkshops and click on Tennis Providers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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