OUR PROGRAMS

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.

To learn about board, committee or task force service to our local community, join us at one of our events at Fox Cities Stadium or check out Board Connect Online

UPCOMING EVENTS

March 2020

Leadership Forum-Plan and Facilitate Effective Meetings

March 5 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Fox Valley Technical College, Bordini Center, 5 N Systems Dr.
Appleton, WI 54914 United States

"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…

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Board Chair/Vice-Chair Round Table

March 19 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Fox Valley Technical College, Bordini Center, 5 N Systems Dr.
Appleton, WI 54914 United States

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: Leadership Transitions Facilitated by: Tony Veronico Space is limited to 25 attendees.Tony Veronico has had a wealth of experience in nonprofits at the national level most recently as the Executive Director of the American Youth Soccer Organization as part of…

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April 2020

Board Connect Event

April 2 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fox Cities Stadium, 2400 North Casaloma Drive
Appleton, WI 54912 United States
Free Event

  Attend the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative's free, informational event.   Network with passionate volunteers and local nonprofits to learn about available volunteer leadership opportunities in our community while enjoying complimentary food and beverages.        Nonprofits you'll meet at this event: CASA of the Fox Cities Fox Valley Literacy Council Fox Valley Veterans Council Friends of 1000 Islands Environmental Center Hope Cancer Connection of the Fox Valley Kanonji Appleton Sister City Mid-Day Women's Alliance Mission Myeloma, Inc. newVoices Choir…

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Leadership Institute 2020 Graduation

April 24 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N Bluemound Dr, Appleton, WI 54912, Room A170, Entrance 16
Appleton, WI 54912 United States
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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 A170, Entrance 16 Time: 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM Breakfast will be served from 8:00 - 8:30 am

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May 2020

Leadership Forum-Budgeting and Cost Allocation

May 5 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Fox Valley Technical College, Bordini Center, 5 N Systems Dr.
Appleton, WI 54914 United States

"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…

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Board Chair/Vice-Chair Round Table

May 12 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Fox Valley Technical College, Bordini Center, 5 N Systems Dr.
Appleton, WI 54914 United States

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: Growing young NPOs Facilitated by: Jill Grambow, Mission Steam Consulting, LLC Space is limited to 25 attendees.

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July 2020

Board Chair/Vice-Chair Round Table

July 28 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Fox Valley Technical College, Bordini Center, 5 N Systems Dr.
Appleton, WI 54914 United States

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: Board Member Engagement Facilitated by: Pat Exarhos Space is limited to 25 attendees.

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SUCCESS STORIES

“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!”

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