Governance & Finance
Building Operating Reserves for Long Term Sustainability
The GFAS standards address financial stability, and recommend that sanctuaries establish anoperating reserve. But how do you define, promote and build operating reserves at your organization? This webinar addresses: *Making the case for having an operating reserve *Factors for determining an appropriate amount *Strategies for funding a reserve *Guidelines for developing policies/procedures for managing a …
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Forming a Successful Funding Relationship
Sanctuaries and rescue centers involved in the care and conservation of wildlife are always in need of funding to continue their work, but that need alone does not make a funding request successful. What makes an organization stand out among the many applications that foundations receive? In this hour long webinar we hear from several …
Collaboration for Sustainability
Feel like you are all alone? Find out how collaborative partnerships provide new opportunities for supporting the sustainability of your sanctuary.
Board of Directors and Promoting Proper Governance
Operating a healthy sanctuary is not just about healthy animals. The Board of Directors holds important responsibilities to each sanctuary to ensure they can sustain and provide lifetime care to sanctuary residents.
New Ways to Raise Money: Online Fundraising 101
It’s official: digital fundraising can be fast, cost-efficient, and effective for non-profits and animal charities if you plan for success and learn how traditional fundraising is changing. Is your sanctuary maximizing its potential for raising money on the Internet? In this new and exclusive GFAS webinar, we will walk you through everything you need to …
The Business Plan – the Foundation for Your Success
Many sanctuaries/rescues start with heart but not with a sound business plan. Essential to an organization’s success, a business plan shows your supporters that the operation is financially sound, well thought out, and has a concrete plan for the future. Join us and put your vision into a simple plan that shows your supporters your …
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Succession planning is one of the key components of sustainability for a sanctuary and for any non-profit organization. But each sanctuary is unique, and your planning should take into account the structure and needs of your organization. In this webinar, we will discuss considerations for both short-term and long-term succession planning, what the GFAS standards …