Nonprofits do important work in our communities. We make sure nonprofit people have the knowledge and skills they need by designing learning programs and experiences that are strategic and action-focused.
Our annual instructional design class kicks off in January 2022. This is a cohort program with maximum 15 people. Classes are supported with peer conversations and one-on-one coaching. Join us!
“Nancy’s expertise is second to none. You will come away with practical information and ideas that you can put to use immediately!”
— Idaho Nonprofit Center “TRAINER ACADEMY” participant
About Nancy Bacon
Nancy helps nonprofits and associations achieve their mission.
Nancy is a teacher, instructional designer, and learning strategist known for creating nonprofit 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
“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.”
— Cheri Perazzoli, Hearing Loss Association of America – Washington State
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.
Nancy has been leading educational programs since 1997.
Learning begins with leadership. Nancy builds learning strategies to help you achieve the goals you have for your organization and sector. She is a speaker and sector influencer focused on expanding the role that learning plays in the nonprofit sector.
Nancy is an educator and instructional designer. She creates in-person and online learning experiences that move people to action. Nancy produces learningful conferences and leads regular “train the trainer” programs for public sector educators.
Nancy helps boards and volunteers learn within their organizations and communities. She takes a strength-based approach to celebrate the what is working within small, grassroots organizations. She regularly speaks about the power of nonprofits.
“This curriculum development class inspired me to jettison extraneous information and spend more time expressing my own story and values. The result is a more compelling, actionable experience for my participants.”
— Chrstine Scott, Seattle Conflict Resolution
Nancy creates resources that support your success.
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Nancy writes to learn and share ideas.
Good instructional design puts information in an order that makes sense. It taps into the right emotions. It centers what you will see or hear different afterwards.
“It don’t care what it looks like. The content is there.”“I’m not good at graphics. I use PowerPoint templates to create a slidedeck.”“I’m a bullet-point junky. I can’t live without them.” Describe you? Someone you know? I hear versions of these statements regularly in my work with nonprofit consultants and learning leaders. We don’t needContinue reading “The Case for Graphics and Design”
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