Category Archives: Learning Community

Stocks Break Records, Firms Post Strong Earnings, and Financial News

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through July 22nd US stocks reached new record highs during the week on strong corporate earnings. The S&P 500 rose 0.5%, but the Dow eased 0.3% for the week. Internationally, Europe sank 1.7% and … Continue reading

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What Attendees Say about RLC Events

We put a lot of thought and effort into our Raffa Learning Community, and we want to keep improving the offerings to nonprofits and social enterprises. In addition to individual session feedback, we conduct an annual survey of attendees to … Continue reading

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Building Relationships to Boost Corporate Sponsorships

In May, Lewis Flax of Flax Associates led a Raffa Learning Community session called Generating Corporate Sponsorship Support. Attendees from service groups, membership associations, community-based nonprofits, service organizations and more brought their questions about how to establish and build corporate … Continue reading

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Nonprofit Fraud Seminar Series

The Raffa Learning Community is hosting a special three-part series of free seminars on how to detect and prevent common fraud schemes perpetrated against nonprofit organizations. Update: As of March 27th, registration for Part I of the series is full. If … Continue reading

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Educating Nonprofit Board Members

Last week’s Raffa Learning Community session on Educating and Presenting Financial Information to Board Members, led by Bob Bloom, nonprofit audit senior manager at Raffa, was designed for finance officers, executive directors and board members of nonprofits. Senior members of various … Continue reading

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@RAFFALearning presents: Build Capacity with Dynamic Volunteer Engagement

Wednesday, October 31st 12:00-2:00pm Move your engagement of volunteers up a notch – by engaging leaders and skilled volunteers to save money, make money and get the job done.  Tap more volunteers in such areas as finance, IT, marketing, graphic … Continue reading

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Back to School with the Raffa Learning Community

Fall’s here and the Raffa Learning Community is gearing up with a fresh offering of (mostly) free seminars for clients and others in the nonprofit community. Registration for September and October classes is underway on our website! Some of the … Continue reading

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