Nonprofits do important work in our communities. We make sure people working for the greater good have the knowledge and skills they need by designing learning programs and experiences that are strategic and action-focused.

2023 Fall Series: Design for Deeper Learning

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“Nancy’s expertise is second to none. You will come away with practical information and ideas that you can put to use immediately!”

About Nancy Bacon

Nancy Bacon helps nonprofits and associations achieve their mission. 
Nancy is a teacher, instructional designer, and learning strategist known for creating learning experiences that move people to action. A former middle school teacher who has served nonprofits in many roles, Nancy has made a career of creating and leading learning programs. She has trained thousands of people in-person and online, speaks on learning and leadership, and writes books and blogs on topics at the intersection of learning and nonprofits. More about Nancy

Nancy also co-hosts the Nonprofit Radio Show with Sarah Brooks. The Nonprofit Radio Show offers bite-size, practical information to help nonprofits thrive. Based in Washington State, the Radio Show celebrates the small nonprofits that serve our diverse communities.

“Talking with you helped me garner perspective and the knowledge I needed to discuss these issues with confidence with my board. You enjoy helping others, and it really shows.”

Nancy has been leading educational programs since 1997.

Nancy advises her range of clients on the business of running learning programs to achieve the reach, revenue, and impact they need to thrive. She builds learning strategies to help clients communicate with funders. She has served as the leading fund development officer for several nonprofits and has received (and now manages) several state contract on behalf of clients.

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Nancy creates resources that support your success.

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Nancy writes to learn and share ideas.

What is the recipe to help people learn, remember, and take action?

“Learning new things for learning’s sake, without actually doing something new or different or better, is simply another form of entertainment.” – Endurance Learning’s Training Activity Cookbook by Brian Washburn & Lauren Wescott Our fall series kicks off on September 26 with training expert Brian Washburn leading “A Recipe for More Effective, Engaging Training Design.”…

Thinking out loud about learning across time

How do we apply lessons from the past to make progress in the future when things in the present keep evolving? I’ve been thinking about this in the context of designing trainings, but it is applicable to fundraising, event planning, conference organizing, and nearly everything else we are doing in the social sector. It arose in…

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