(PRWEB) October 21, 2004
Staff at nonprofit organizations now can learn how to write an annual report through an online course called ÂDeveloping Your NonprofitÂs Annual Report,Â offered by Writing911.com.
The six-week e-course will teach participants the basic steps in creating an annual report and describe in depth all of an annual reportÂs most common sections. The class will cover annual report organization and themes, how to present financial information, writing a strong executive message, and the special extras that can make a report stand out above the rest. Cost-saving tips for the production and distribution process will also be shared.
The registration fee of $59 (US) includes weekly lectures and exercises, an online discussion board for e-course participants only, and free access to selected Writing911.com tip sheets. The course has been scheduled three times, to begin November 8, 2004; December 13, 2004; and January 17, 2005.
Kivi Leroux Miller, the president of Writing911.com and EcoScribe Communications, teaches the course. She has been helping nonprofits improve their publications for more than ten years and has written numerous annual reports for local, state, and national organizations.
ÂWriting an annual report for the first time can be very intimidating,Â says Kivi Leroux Miller. ÂNonprofits use annual reports to impress their funders and influential people in their communities, so itÂs important to do it right. But little guidance existed on how to produce a great nonprofit annual report, until now.Â This course, says Miller, will give participants not only useful information and tips, but also experience through written exercises that they can use to start drafting their own annual reports.
In addition to the e-course, Writing911.com offers three tip sheets on writing annual reports: ÂSeven Easy Steps to Writing a Great Nonprofit Annual Report" ($12), Â14 Creative Themes for Nonprofit Annual ReportsÂ ($9), and ÂBy the Numbers: How to Present Financial Information in Your Nonprofit Annual ReportÂ ($9). All are available at http://www.Writing911.com.
Writing911.com is a web-based service providing fast help for people who need to write well at work. We provide most of our resources through two categories: our "Resources for Nonprofit Writers" Series for staff at nonprofit organizations and our "Writing for the Real World" Series for everyone interested in improving his or her writing. We provide free advice on every topic we cover, along with in-depth tip sheets reasonably priced at $9-12. We also offer online courses. Writing911.com is a service of EcoScribe Communications, based in Lexington, North Carolina. Writing911 is a registered trademark of EcoScribe Communications.
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