Upcoming events

    • 02 Mar 2023
    • 9:30 AM
    • 11 May 2023
    • 12:30 PM
    • Virtual

    ACS and MD Nonprofits Educational Partnership brings this 6-part series to ACS Members at the MDNonprofit Member rate of $379, which includes training for two people from your organization, a savings of  $300!

    This virtual-interactive six-part primer will help new nonprofit leaders learn the basics of what it takes to operate, sustain and grow a nonprofit organization. Based on Maryland Nonprofits’ best practices model, the Standards for Excellence. Topics covered include planning for impact, program evaluation basics, fundraising readiness, resource development planning, basic budgeting, risk management, human resource policies, the role of the board of directors, financial oversight, budgeting, fundraising regulations, and advocacy best practices for nonprofits.

    Dates and Times:

    • Session 1: Mission and Program – March 2, 2023, 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
    • Session 2: Financial Management & Fundraising – March 16, 2023, 9:30 AM – 2:45 PM
    • Session 3: Leadership - Employees and Volunteers – March 30, 2023, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    • Session 4: Leadership – Board of Directors – April 13, 2023, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    • Session 5: Fundraising Regulations and Compliance – April 27, 2023, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    • Session 6: Public Policy Advocacy and Public Affairs – May 11, 2023, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

    Those who attend all six sessions and complete the homework, will have all the requirements in place to apply for our Standards Basics Recognition, by the end of this course. If you apply for Standards Basics recognition and are successful, the cost of your application and first year’s license fee will be covered by this program (members-only).

    Ticket Pricing: (Includes two registrants per-ticket.)

    • MD NonProfits Member Ticket: $379
    • Non-Member Ticket: $679
    • ACS Member Ticket: $379 with Discount Code -

    (Click on the register button above to receive the ACS Member discount code and the link to formally register for the series on the MD NonProfits website) 

    • 20 Apr 2023
    • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    • NonProfit Collaborative, 9770 Patuxent Woods Dr, Columbia, MD 21046

    ACS invites you to our Annual Members Only Conversation with County Executive, Calvin Ball. Join us as Dr. Ball updates us on his priority initiatives, and bring your questions and share your perspectives about issues and legislation that may impact our membership and those we serve. 

    ACS Members: Free

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