Nonprofit Workshops & Production Opportunities

Nonprofit Workshops & Production Opportunities

The Cambridge Nonprofit Resource Exchange offers technology training for nonprofit professionals.

Workshops for Nonprofits

Graphic Design for Nonprofits: Intro to Canva, $35
Wednesday, October 23rd, 10am-12pm
Have a flyer, invitation, presentation or social media post you need to create for an upcoming event? Create it with Canva! Canva is a FREE graphic-design tool website that provides access to templates and graphics for both professionals and non-designers. In this introductory workshop, participants will learn the basics of using Canva while creating their own designs. Please feel free to bring information so you can get started on creating a flyer, invitation, presentation or social media post. Instructor: Ellen Daoust

Fundraising with Facebook for Nonprofits, $35
Thursday, November 14th, 6-8pm
Looking to raise awareness and drive donations towards your nonprofit? Facebook has introduced a variety of tools to let you more easily raise funds. We will look at the different ways you can utilize Facebook to involve your network and community in your fundraising efforts. Instructor: Patricia Egessa

Intro to Digital Storytelling for Nonprofits, $35
Monday, December 9th 10am-12pm
A short compelling video is a great way to reach new donors while also appealing to current or past supporters. In this class we will discuss the process of audiovisual storytelling, from concept to completion. By addressing artistic as well as practical concerns, this class will introduce nonprofit staff to the process of conceiving, planning, and sharing a great video.
Instructor: Bradford Glanden

Registration is required. Please contact Ellen Daoust at 617-401-4009 or to register. To pay for a class, click here.

Production Opportunities for Nonprofits

Hire CCTV To Produce an Affordable Public Service Announcement Video for Your Nonprofit: New Format, Great for Social Media!

Do you want to change the way people think about an issue? Do you want to educate a Cambridge audience about your organization's work or promote an upcoming event?
Hire CCTV to record a 30-second text-based public service announcement (PSA) video for your organization.

To participate, all you need to do is:
1. Contact Seth Myer at to register. The cost is $180 for CCTV members, and $200 for non-members,
2. Send Seth 3-5 sentences of text and organization’s logo to be featured in your video.
3. Arrange a one-hour taping appointment during which a CCTV camera operator will come to your organization to record video that illustrates the points in your script.

CCTV will edit the footage, text, and your organization’s logo into a 30-second PSA. All videos will be shown on CCTV’s cable channels, and will be shared with you to use on social media.

Questions? Contact Seth Myer at or 617 401 4006 for more details.