We help people run nonprofits with joy, confidence, and results so the people served by them live their best lives. We work with partners across the social sector to advance their missions and causes. We do this through training, instructional design, learning strategy, and nonprofit/social sector leadership.

Dec 5: Build a Learning Strategy to Expand Reach, Revenue, and Impact
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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 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.

“Great job today! You were the moderator we all wish we could be.”

Nancy creates resources that support your success.

Download our free resources to getting better results with less time. We add to our collection all the time.

“Your toolkit is the most comprehensive and easy-to-understand resource that I have seen to date. Well done!”

Nancy writes to learn and share ideas.

How will I know? An evaluation mindset

To the tune of “How will I know” by Whitney Houston There’s a course I know, it’s the one I dreamed upWorkbooks and slides, bullet points I really love, mmm-hmmTime—I lose control, can’t seem to get enough, uh-huhWhen I reach the end, tell me, did they really learn? Ooh, how will I know? (don’t trust…

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.”…

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