Tag Archives: EDA

Ensuring your organization is sustainable—tips from our EDA Genius Bar

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting Twice a year at JVA’s Executive Director Academy (EDA) we invite a panel of local geniuses who are seasoned nonprofit leaders to address our Academy attendees. This February our Genius Bar, as we call it, … Continue reading

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JVA’s Executive Director Academy provides new and learning executive directors with the skills they need to succeed

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting As a new executive director in a new organization, Coby Gould found himself seeking answers and tools to prepare for his newfound leadership role at The GrowHaus, a North Denver nonprofit that focuses on food … Continue reading

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EDA—JVA’s crown jewel

By Ashley Kasprzak, JVA Consulting I am about to start my 12th year at JVA Consulting, and I have been a trainer for 10 of those years. During my tenure, JVA’s trainings have expanded and increased in both breadth and … Continue reading

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Three reasons to come to JVA’s 10th Executive Director Academy

By Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting Expert input: Every JVA Executive Director Academy includes what we like to call the “Genius Bar,” a panel of nonprofit movers and shakers who share their expertise on what it is like to lead some … Continue reading

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How our EDA grantwriting session can help you

As our 10th Executive Director Academy draws near we ask our expert trainers how their sessions can benefit today’s busy nonprofit executive director. Here is what Lisa Cirincione, senior associate, grantwriting and resource development, had to say about our grantwriting … Continue reading

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Low-cost ideas to prepare your nonprofit for 2012

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting While you might already feel overwhelmed with your personal New Year’s resolutions and goals for the year ahead, you shouldn’t feel overwhelmed when it comes to your nonprofit. With the help of  JVA staff members … Continue reading

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EDA grad’s outdoor cafe draws people to Civic Center Park

by Collin Lessing, JVA Consulting “People make parks,” said Lindy Eichenbaum Lent, Executive Director of Civic Center Conservancy, as we sat at the Civic Center EATS Outdoor Cafe on a sunny Tuesday afternoon. We first met Lindy when she was … Continue reading

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Executive director training kicks off as 2009 EDA grad launches new nonprofit

by Collin Lessing, JVA Consulting JVA is preparing to train the next class of prospective, new and experienced executive directors who want to learn/sharpen up their skills with the latest best practices at the fall 2010 Executive Director Academy (EDA), … Continue reading

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Executive Director Academy kicks off with expert panel discussion

April 13 marked the opening session of JVA Consulting’s sixth Executive Director Academy (EDA) and featured a “Genius Bar” of executive directors from diverse organizations who discussed issues ranging from board development, fundraising and evaluation to finding balance in life … Continue reading

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Video and holiday sale promote academy for executive directors and ED hopefuls

Check out the recently released video on JVA Consulting’s Executive Director Academy (EDA) to learn what the buzz is all about and to hear what recent graduates had to say about this intensive seven-week, 13-session training. And, through the end … Continue reading

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