How to get started when you’re just getting started

So you want to save the whales. Or the puppies. Or the children. Or the trees. Or maybe it’s something else? In all the time I’ve spent working in the nonprofit sector, nothing is as inspiring to me as the individuals and small groups that come together to create a … Read More

How to open a nonprofit bank account

It’s hard to do anything in the real nonprofit world without a bank account. Luckily, the process is pretty easy once you’ve formed a legal nonprofit organization with the state you live in, and completed all the subsequent registration forms and filings with the IRS and other entities ( check … Read More

Join us in San Diego!

Join us on Thursday, October 18 at Moniker Commons in Liberty Station ( 2869 Historic Decatur Rd, San Diego, CA 92106 ) from 6PM – 8PM for our first LIVE Tiny Opera House event! Tiny Opera House and WilkMazz are partnering to host an evening of community, collaboration, and big … Read More

Website and Technology for Small Nonprofits

When you’ve got a small team, how can your maximize your time and the reach of your nonprofit? We’ll give you some strategies on using technology to automate, integrate, and accelerate your organization. You can download the presentation materials below, or check out our YouTube video here! e-Mail This is … Read More

Program Management for Small Nonprofits

Building and running great programs is key to your mission. We’ll talk about how to bootstrap high-value programs as a small organization and how to measure the impact of your work. You can download the presentation below, and also check out the video on YouTube! e-Mail This is required. Submit … Read More

How to write a press release

How do you get the media to pay attention to the great work your nonprofit is doing? The secret is writing a good press release. Learning to write a good press release (and get it to the correct person) is one of the most important things you can do to … Read More

Branding & Marketing for Small Nonprofits

How do you get the word out about your organization, and how do you tell your story most effectively? In this workshop we talk about tools and strategies that are perfectly suited for small and startup organizations. Download the presentation below, or you can check out our video on YouTube! … Read More

Board Management for Small Nonprofits

What is the board supposed to be doing, anyways? For the fifth program in our free 8-week training course for startup and small nonprofits, we’ll talk about board roles, building an effective board, managing board members, and why strong organizations need a strong board. You can download our presentation below, … Read More

Tiny Opera House Academy

Welcome to our 8-part webinar training program for small and startup nonprofits! Our curriculum provides real-world, startup-specific information from the basics of how to open a bank account to fundraising to creating your first strategic plan. We’ll show you everything to need to get your new nonprofit up and running … Read More

Financial Management for Small Nonprofits – Part One

For the second program in our free 8-week training course for startup and small nonprofits, we talked about the basics of financial reporting about how to be ahead of the curve when applying for grants and preparing financials for the board. You can download the presentation below, or check out … Read More