New Jersey Conservation Foundation is committed to helping promote discussion, networking and knowledge sharing among land trusts, grassroots groups and other nonprofits involved in land preservation and stewardship.
The New Jersey Land Trust Network meets throughout the year for presentations and discussions on various topics including policy, fundraising, mapping, membership and board development, and best practices. The Land Trust Network is a program of the New Jersey Conservation Foundation, supported by the Victoria Foundation.
Maximizing Your Efforts for Success
Thursday, March 26
9:30am - 12:00pm
@ the NEW Watershed Center
31 Titus Mill Road, Pennington, NJ 08534
Light refreshments provided
RSVP by 3/24/15
Dr. Matthew Weber, Assistant Professor in the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University, will give a hands-on workshop about tools and strategies your nonprofit can use to enhance your marketing plans. A good marketing plan can help you host better events, expand your membership, and raise more funds to support your mission. Dr. Weber will walk through branding basics and help you to think strategically about marketing efforts. Find out what you need to know make all of your marketing initiatives a success!
Workshop produced in partnership with the Watershed Institute, a program of Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association.
Dr. Matthew Weber studies organizations and technology, with a particular emphasis on understanding how organizations utilize communication technology to communicate externally. Previously, Matthew worked as a brand manager and advertising specialist, developing marketing strategy for a wide range of brands including Kelloggs cereal, Sun Microsystems, Chicago Tribune and others. He teaches a capstone course on Media and Marketing at Rutgers University.
Bonus: Dr. Weber and his students are searching for new community partners for their marketing plan development program. Their capstone communications class has put together wonderful marketing plans free of charge for organizations and events, including the 2015 NJ Land Conservation Rally! More information on this opportunity will be provided at the workshop.
If you are interested in participating remotely, please indicate that in your RSVP email or call.
2015 LAND TRUST NETWORK EVENTS
APRIL: Storytelling/Writing Workshop with the Dodge Foundation
MAY: Creative Placemaking
JUNE: Pipelines in New Jersey: Facts and Procedures
JULY: Watershed Institute 2015-2016 Grant Program Workshop
SEPTEMBER: Building Relationships with Funders (Panel)
OCTOBER: Nonprofits & Lobbying: Rules & Restrictions with the Pro Bono Partnership
NOVEMBER: Volunteer (and Intern?) Management
DECEMBER: Wetlands Management (WITH NJRPA)
Other Topics to be Scheduled:
- Historic Preservation Buyers Roundtable
- Roundtables for ...
- Mapping Staff & volunteers
- Technology Staff & volunteers
- Administration personnel
- Development staff & volunteers
Many events provided in partnership with the Watershed Institute of the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association
Share your issues and topics!
Please contact Laura Szwak at firstname.lastname@example.org or 908-234-1225 ext. 117 to suggest program ideas. Also, if you would like to host a Land Trust Network meeting, please let Laura know.
Updated March 18, 2015