Alchemy+, the higher-level course for graduates of Alchemy Leadership Seminar. This four day training for Executive Directors and their Board Chairs will be held January 2018 – May 2018 in Los Angeles. Among the central issues addressed are fundraising, diversity, equity and inclusion, Board governance, nonprofit advocacy, storytelling, fundraising and financial management. In addition to intensive learning sessions, participants are given implementation tools and interactive activities to learn from their network of peers.
Successful completion qualifies an organization to apply for a capacity-building grant up to $10,000. All alumni of past Alchemy Leadership Seminars can apply for Alchemy+ at no cost to the organization, as long as they meet the following criteria for eligibility:
- Executive Director must have attended all three Alchemy Leadership Seminar sessions, in addition to submitting all assignments before the stated deadline.
- Executive Director and Board Chair must agree to attend all four Alchemy+ sessions.
- The application period for 2018, will be open Friday, September 1st, 2017.
The application period for 2018 Alchemy+ trainings are now open.
Sessions will be held Los Angeles on the following days:
|January 31, 2018|
|March 9, 2018|
|April 13, 2018|
|May 18, 2018|
| Day 1 / Morning: Board Governance: |
| Day 1 / Afternoon: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: |
| Day 2 / Morning: Advocacy & Lobbying in the Nonprofit Sector: |
| Day 2 / Storytelling & Developing Your Call to Action: |
| Day 3 / Morning: Building Your Fundraising Skills: |
| Day 3 / Afternoon: Understanding Your Financials: |
| Day 4 / Morning: Succession Planning: |
| Day 4 / Afternoon: Panels: |