Bold Solutions Network members are eligible to access learning and technical support opportunities in the form of webinars, pro bono services, coaching, workshops, cohort support and peer networking. These opportunities are designed to continue to help strengthen members' project design and plans, as well as to increase the impact of their work.
Lever for Change is pleased to offer the following opportunities:
Catchafire is an online platform and service designed to address the wide-ranging and complex needs of nonprofits by connecting them with global talented pro bono professionals. In partnership with Lever for Change, Catchafire will provide over 100 participating Bold Solutions Network member organizations with support on a variety of organizational and operational needs, including marketing, finance, technology, and human resources. In addition to gaining access to their diverse and talented community of skills-based volunteers from around the world, Bold Solutions Network members will benefit from Catchafire's suite of educational programming and dedicated team of Nonprofit Advisors. This opportunity is open to all Bold Solutions Network member regardless of your geographic location. If you are not already taking advantage of the Catchafire membership and would like to learn more, please contact us.
IMAGO Learning Opportunities on Becoming a Resilient Organization
We are living extraordinary times, seeing more clearly than ever before the cracks of a system that is no longer working for our communities, for our organizations and for ourselves. COVID-19 has been an accelerator to societal change throughout the world. We are called to adapt, be nimble and to be bold. We are called to be resilient. IMAGO Global grassroots is inviting members of the Bold Solutions Network to think about what their organizations are going through in this extraordinary moment of reflection and reinvention, and to start planning and taking the actions that can bring greater resilience not only for the post-COVID-19 world, but also for a complex moment of transformation.
Starting in June 2020, IMAGO will offer an online webinar focused on building resilience, an online leadership workshop on resilience in the time of COVID-19, and a one-hour follow-up coaching session with a senior member of the IMAGO team.
Sattva Institutional Building Support for BSN Members Working in India
Sattva is a social impact consulting, advisory, and research organization based in India. In partnership with Lever for Change, Sattva will provide participating Bold Solutions Network (BSN) member organizations working in India with institutional building support in areas including organizational strategy, monitoring and evaluation, talent management, board and governance, and fundraising and marketing.
Starting in July 2020, Sattva will offer a combination of expert-led online webinars, workshops, one-to-one mentoring sessions and customized advisory engagements. In addition, participants will also gain access to an online repository of resources including frameworks, templates, and how-to toolkits to cover guidance in select areas of institutional building. Eligible BSN members will receive invitations via email to attend an orientation session on Sattva’s offerings.
Voice Activated Public Speaking Workshops
BRYN FREEDMAN, an award-winning investigative reporter, TED Talks speaker coach and lifelong Story Teller, is offering three Public Speaking workshops for Bold Solutions Network Members. The workshop is a fun, skills-based, communication class that is good for both beginners and experienced speakers. Participants will learn the 5 secrets of EAS²E and find out the essential qualities that every speaker must possess. Speakers will learn how to “own the room,” they will discover why authenticity is king (or queen), how to handle curve ball questions, and how to make themselves unforgettable. Classes will be offered in three different locations (to be announced.) Class length is 90 minutes and can be attended in person or via Zoom. Note: Classes had originally been planned for March but have been postponed due to concerns about the Coronavirus. Bold Solutions Network members will receive updated invitations when the classes are rescheduled.
Read the latest BSN Member Update in our April 2020 newsletter. More opportunities for Bold Solutions Network members will be offered in the coming months. Members will be invited to these activities through email invitations. Stay tuned!