Convenes nonprofit executive directors and board members from throughout the Fox Valley in a professional network to discuss issues, and to learn from each other.
Education on critical leadership, management, technical and governance topics and earn a Nonprofit Management Certificate.
The Board Effectiveness activities include resources, tools and training for those serving on boards in Appleton, Wisconsin and the Fox Valley.
Join fellow Fox Valley nonprofit board chairs and vice-chairs to network and share best practice around the great task of leading a nonprofit toward efficiency and sustainability. These events are for board chair and vice-chairs only! The topic will be: How to lead effective board meetings Facilitated by: Torri England, Owner & Principal Consultant at T.L. England Consulting Space is limited to 25 attendees.Find out more »
Tough Conversations with Staff, Board and Volunteers Welcome back Tricia Perkins, Senior Strategic HR Advisor, and Jane Clark, Attorney, from Lake Effect HR & Law, LLC. Having tough conversations with staff, board and volunteers is part of everyone's role in keeping operations running smooth and keeping your nonprofit's values alive and well. Jane Clark is a founding partner of Lake Effect HR & Law, Attorneys at Law. She has 20 years of human resources, labor, payroll and benefits experience as…Find out more »
"Plan a Meeting People Want to Come To" AND "Train the Trainer: Facilitation Skills & Strategies" by Tori England, Owner & Principal Consultant at T.L. England Consulting Well worth your time at this workshop with two back to back sessions. First we will learn how to plan an effective meeting. After a short break we will tackle facilitation strategies to improve coaching and listening skills to ensure maximum outcomes from your meetings. As an executive director or board member, these…Find out more »
Join us for the Leadership Institute Graduation Participants of the May 2019 through April 2020 class will receive a certificate in Nonprofit Management from the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative & Fox Valley Technical College Location: Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N Bluemound Dr, Appleton, WI 54912, Room 170, Entrance 16 Time: 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM Breakfast will be served from 8:00 - 8:30 amFind out more »
"Budgeting and True Cost Allocation" by Steve Zimmerman, Spectrum Nonprofit Services, LLC What our nonprofits asked for: "Budgeting: I think it would be great to have a budgeting session where they talk about ways to allocate indirect expenses to programs and to break them down between administrative, fundraising, and programs." Enter Steve Zimmerman, back by popular demand, on how to do this work. Steve will present a three-hour training on budgeting and determining true costs and programmatic profitability. Nonprofit staff…Find out more »
“I learned much more from the Fundraising session than I could have hoped or expected.”
“With the Personal Leadership training I am now able to embrace conflict and encourage it in team meetings. Conflict brings opportunity!”