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Attend Hawaii's Premier 2014 Nonprofit Event on Oct. 2
We are excited to announce that early bird registration for HANO's 2014 Conference, "Recharge Restart Reconnect: Powering Up 4 Greater Impact" is open. Register before Aug. 22 to lock in your early bird rate and save up to $50.
- $165 HANO members
- $190 non-members
- $750 friends of the nonprofit sector
The friends of the nonprofit sector package includes four conference registrations, reception and digital marketing opportunities. Scholarships are available; deadline to apply is noon, Friday, Aug. 8.
Join us and be one of more than 300 nonprofit professionals in attendance at the largest nonprofit gathering in the state. The Annual Nonprofit Conference, presented by HANO, will convene from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2., at the Ala Moana Hotel, 410 Atkinson Drive, Honolulu.
This year's conference theme emphasizes the need to respond to the many changes facing the nonprofit sector by:
- Forging stronger connections with each other, personally and organizationally.
- Leveraging limited resources.
- Transforming the way we work through technology.
- Collaborating to amplify the impact we make on Hawaii's communities.
Stay tuned for more information about our conference sessions, speakers and vendors.
Click HERE to reserve your spot today.
- 27 June 2014
HANO is putting together a busy schedule of training opportunities to build your organization's capacity to succeed. Watch for more details as we update this page in the coming weeks.
Voter Engagement for Hawaii Nonprofits, Tuesday, Aug. 12. Join HANO and Nonprofit VOTE for a timely and important webinar at 10 a.m. This session will guide Hawaii 501(c)(3) nonprofits through the basics of voter engagement, providing an overview of voter registration, voter education, candidate engagement, get-out-the-vote efforts, ballot issue advocacy and staying nonpartisan. Learn about the importance of voter engagement in Hawaii and find out how your nonprofit can make a difference this election season. Presenters are Lindsey Hodel, national field director for Nonprofit VOTE, and Nikki Love Kingman, HANO public policy director. The webinar is designed for nonprofit staff, board members and volunteers new to voter engagement, as well as those who need a refresher. Registration is free. Click HERE to register online.
Engaging Your Board in Fundraising. Creating the Conditions for Fundraising Success, Friday, Aug. 22 on Hawaii Island. Has your nonprofit created the conditions for fundraising success? This interactive workshop will examine the strategies for creating effective engagement with your board and how to create a "culture of philanthropy" in your organization that supports fundraising success. Click HERE for more information.
QuickBooks for Nonprofits Webinars. These expert webinars provided by QuickBooks in partnership with HANO will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Aug. 26, Wednesday, Aug. 27, and Thursday, Aug. 28. HANO members can sign up for $60 for each day's training or $120 for all three days -- saving 20 percent. The cost for non-members is $80 per session or $160 for the series. Click HERE for more information and to register.
- 28 June 2014
The clock is ticking. Hawaii’s primary election is Saturday, Aug. 9. Everyone knows Hawaii’s voter turnout statistics are dismal, but do you know what the voter turnout is in your own circles? Are all of the eligible voters you know -- your staff, board, volunteers, clients, community members, friends and family -- registered to vote and ready to cast their ballots?
Election season is a great opportunity to encourage people to participate in the democratic process and discuss the many important issues that affect our communities. By staying nonpartisan and following some key guidelines, 501(c)(3) organizations can successfully engage in election-related activities. Here are some useful resources for 501(c)(3) nonprofits who want to get active this election season:
Nonprofit VOTE – Visit their website for various resources and easy-to-read factsheets on 501c3 voter engagement. For example, check out these:
- 501(c)(3) Permissible Activities Checklist
- What Nonprofit Staff Can Do
- Voter Participation Starter Kit
Bolder Advocacy at the Alliance for Justice – Another great source of informational materials and legal advice for nonprofits doing voter engagement and advocacy. Some recommended reading:
- Election Checklist for 501(c)(3) Public Charities
- Candidate Questionnaires and Voter Guides
- Hosting Candidate Debates
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