• SCORE to Host Free Webinar on “How to Start & Run a Successful Non-Profit Organization”

    SECT SCORE News Release
    For Immediate Release
    September 13, 2022
    Contact: Anne Driscoll, anne.driscoll@scorevolunteer.org SCORE to Host Free Webinar on “How to Start & Run a Successful Non-Profit Organization” DATE: Tuesday, October 11, 2022 TIME: 2:00 to 3:30 PM ET LOCATION: Online Webinar (Zoom)
    After registering, you will receive a confirmation with information on how to join the webinar.
    The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, mentors to America’s Small Businesses, offers a free webinar on “How to Start & Run a Successful Non-Profit Organization.”
    If you are thinking about starting or are now running a non-profit organization, understanding the next steps in how to effectively manage your organization will be key to long-term success.
    In this session, SCORE mentor Bob Potter will guide you through these important areas of non-profit management, including:
    • What defines a non-profit
    • Managing your board, Executive Director, staff
    • Fine-tuning your strategic and business plans
    • How to manage successful fundraising
    • Creating and managing an effective volunteer support team
    • Securing sponsorships for key events
    • Planning events
    • Developing “Marketing Partners” in your community… and more!
    Webinar Presenter Bob Potter is a graduate of Syracuse University and has more than 40 years in creative management, marketing communications, and non-profit development for leading corporate, arts, cultural and non-profit organizations including Time Warner, National Geographic, AOL, National Gallery of Art, Lyme Art Association, Mystic Seaport, and Save the Children. His areas of expertise include marketing and communications, web development, market research, fundraising for non-profits, and strategic planning. In addition to SCORE, Bob
    is a volunteer with the Shoreline Food Pantry, the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, and is a docent at the Yale Center for British Art.
    About SCORE: SCORE® is a nonprofit association that offers free and confidential advice on starting your own business or improving and growing your existing small business. Since 1964, SCORE has helped more than 11 million current and aspiring entrepreneurs. Each year, SCORE’s 10,000 volunteer business experts provide hundreds of thousands of free small business mentoring sessions, workshops, and educational services to clients in 300 chapters nationwide. In 2020/2021, SCORE helped people start 45,000 businesses, creating 74,500 additional non-owner jobs. All 40+ counselors in Southeastern Connecticut are volunteers, receive no compensation, and are working or retired business owners, executives, and managers. With 50+ workshops/webinars and special events each year, and advances in remote mentoring tools, SCORE SECT helps small businesses across Southeastern and Northeastern CT. For more information on upcoming free workshops and how to schedule a free small business mentoring session with our counselors, visit https://sect.score.org.
    Would You Like To Become A SCORE Volunteer? Your business knowledge and experience can help others start or grow a small business. Learn more about becoming a SCORE volunteer at: www.score.org/volunteer. ### Southeastern CT SCORE PO Box 283, Old Saybrook, CT 06475 Email: ScoreChapter@gmail.com Telephone: 860.388.9508 Photo Caption: SCORE mentor Bob Potter will present a free webinar on “How to Start & Run a Successful Non-Profit Organization” on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, from 2:00 to 3:30 PM (EDT) via Zoom. Pre-registration is required.