Loudoun Nonprofit Academy: Fundamentals of Strategic Planning

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Through interactive exercises, participants will learn basic steps of strategic planning and receive takeaway templates they can use to kick-start their organizational strategic process. In addition, we’ll discuss the best way to bring in outside expertise to facilitate strategy development as well as average costs and time needed to complete the effort.

Featured Speaker:

Sandi Marra is a Partner Consultant with Capacity Partners, Inc. Her areas of expertise include facilitating strategic planning and implementation as well as board development and creating positive board-staff interactions.

She was the Chief Operating Officer of St. Coletta of Greater Washington, a nonprofit organization supporting educational and service programs for developmentally disabled children and adults. In that role she guided the strategic growth of the organization from $5 million to $20 million in operating budget. In a volunteer role, she is Chair of the Board of Directors of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, a $10 million national member, volunteer-based, organization.

Having lead organizations in both executive staff and board chair roles, Sandi understands the importance of respecting cultural norms and traditions while creating the impetus for bringing about needed organizational change.

Sandi holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Rowan University and a master’s degree in Human Resource Management from The American University, the School of Public Affairs and the Kogod School of Business.

Speaker

Sandi Marra

Partner Consultant, Capacity Partners

SIGNATURE SPONSOR   $2,500    (SOLD)

  • Year-long logo recognition on all marketing
  • Opportunity to offer up to 3 minutes remarks from the podium
  • Four tickets to each event, including Nonprofit
  • Academy workshops
  • Display table

NONPROFIT ACADEMY SERIES SPONSOR  $1,500

  • Opportunity to introduce speaker and offer a three-minutes of remarks from the podium at each of the four workshops
  • Year-long logo recognition on all marketing
  • Four tickets to each event
  • Display table

 

 

 

 

PLATINUM SERIES SPONSOR  $1,000

  • Year-long logo recognition on all marketing
  • Two tickets to each event
  • Display table

NPI SIGNATURE EVENT SPOTLIGHT SPONSOR  $750

  • Opportunity to introduce speaker and offer up to 3 minutes of remarks from podium
  • Logo recognition on all marketing
  • Two tickets to event
  • Brochure placement at each attendee seat
  • Display table

EXHIBITORS   $99

  • Event recognition
  • One complimentary seat at each event
  • Display table

 

Signature Events

Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards

The Loudoun Chamber celebrated it’s Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards on March 3, 2022. We honored top business and community leaders and celebrated the success of the Chamber’s 2021 Board of Directors Chair, Stacey Metcalfe, Morven Park, and welcome in our 2022 Board.

The 2022 Community Leadership Award winners in each category will have the opportunity to select one nonprofit organization to receive a $1,000 grant, thanks to the generosity of the Community Foundation of Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties.

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Chamber Classic

The 40th Annual Chamber Classic has been Loudoun County’s premier business golf tournament for nearly four decades. Held at The Club at Creighton Farms, the Chamber Classic offers our sponsors tremendous marketing exposure, and an incomparable day of golf on this Jack Nicklaus designed course. If your company’s target market includes senior level executives and business owners who have a passion for the game of golf, we invite you to consider an Annual Chamber Classic sponsorship.

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Small Business Awards

For 28 years, the Loudoun Small Business Awards have been the most prestigious honors celebrating the best small businesses, entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations in our Loudoun community. We hope you will join us to congratulate finalists and winners in 9 categories, including the top prize, at the 2022 Small Business of the Year. Winners are announced in front of a live audience of Loudoun’s top business and community leaders. This event will take place on Friday, November 4th at the Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles.     View Photos / View 2021 Finalists & Winners

 

2022 SBA Nominations
 

SBA Categories + Qualifications

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Valor Awards

 

On April 25th, 2022, the Loudoun Chamber honored our community’s real life heroes, including several truly heroic citizens, for their courageous, often lifesaving actions at the 37th Annual Loudoun County Valor Awards at Lansdowne Resort. Stay tuned for the 2023 event date!

Click to view the 2022 Event PhotosClick to view the 2022 Valor Awards Program Book

 

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