Current Capacity Building Assets

Please contact OICF with questions about any of the below Capacity Building assets. These are areas where we hope to assist nonprofits.

Leadership Assets

  • Board Boot Camp
  • Board Source: a national organization working to strengthen nonprofit board leadership
  • Hiring Support / HR
  • Self-assessment tools
  • NELI (University of Washington’s Non-profit Exec Leadership Institute) / Scholarships
  • Performance Review Templates / HR

Management Assets

  • Facilitation
  • Strategic Planning Support
  • Metrics Workshop
  • Coaching / mentoring

Organization Assets

  • Financial Workshops: What Board Members Need to Know about Not-for-Profit Finance and Accounting by Jacobson Jarvis
  • Referral to Financial Professionals
  • NPIP: Insurance Pool (i.e. D&O Insurance Pool)
  • Performance Review Templates
  • Auditor meetings
  • OICF’s non-profit subject library

Operations Assets

  • Mailing permit (bulk mail)
  • List Serve – email list of Island nonprofits
  • County-Wide Compensation Survey
  • Meeting Spaces
  • Lending Materials (easels, large format paper, recording devices, etc.)

Volunteer Assets

Advocacy / Marketing Assets

  • OICF Newsletter, Weekly Blurb, Social Media
  • Sector Meetings & Conversations
  • Storytelling Workshops

Fundraising Assets

  • Fundraising workshops
  • Grant Writing
  • Grant Station – now available at the Orcas Public Library
  • Endowment Management
  • Unique URLs

Technology Assets

  • Quickbooks
  • GiftWorks
  • TechSoup: Technology resource aimed at nonprofit organizations featuring NPO discounts, discussions, articles, and recommendations
  • Survey Monkey
  • Need: Technology Summit
  • Social Media