Board Training

Board Training

September 2018

Report to the Community Tuesday, 9/18

September 18, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N Bluemound Dr, Appleton, WI 54912, Room 170B, Entrance 16
Appleton, WI 54912 United States

Join us as we review the Nonprofit Leadership Initiatives' successes and reveal plans to continue our work in developing effective nonprofit leaders in the Fox Valley Region through leadership, collaboration and learning opportunities. There are two repeat sessions, Monday, September 17 and Tuesday, September 18. This event registration link is for Tuesday. Kim O'Brien, Executive Director Kim joined the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region in late 2015 as a project-leader for this community collaboration. A year into the…

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October 2018

Powerful planned giving with a shoestring staff and budget

October 4, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 3:00 pm

SUMMARY: During this workshop, learn easy, practical ways to engage your staff and board members in jump starting your nonprofit organization’s planned giving efforts – an essential part of fundraising. Over the last 20 years, more than 3,000 attendees have enjoyed and benefited from this talk and nearly everyone says, “I never thought it could be this easy and for absolutely no money!” PRESENTER Bryan Clontz, CFP®, CAP®, President, Charitable Solutions, LLC WHO SHOULD ATTEND? To maximize the benefit of…

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November 2018

Executive Director/Board Forum: Board Roles & Responsibilities

November 8, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am
Fox Valley Technical College, Bordini Center, 5 N Systems Dr.
Appleton, WI 54914 United States

I want my nonprofit board to be the best it can be!   Join us as Stephanie Cavadeas, Partner at Wipfli, presents and answers questions on the following: Nonprofit Governance Best Practices of Great Nonprofits Boards Ten Principles of Governance – Sarbanes Oxley Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards Nonprofit Governance Pitfalls Governance vs. Management Keys to Effective and Successful Board Operations Strengthen Board Performance We will round out the presentation by highlighting tips, tools and templates available on NonprofitNext to…

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Join A Board Event

November 14, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
The Grand Meridian, 2621 N Oneida St
Appleton, WI 54911 United States
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Free Event

IS BOARD SERVICE THE MISSING PIECE OF YOUR COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT? AS A NONPROFIT BOARD, COMMITTEE OR TASK FORCE MEMBER YOU WILL: Add or expand your critical thinking and communications skills, Develop a better understanding of organizational dynamics, Improve your ability to work collaboratively and within a team, Expand your visibility within the community and provide great networking opportunities, Gain leadership experience that you can use in all areas of your life, and Be part of something that is making a…

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January 2019

Executive Director/Board Forum: Align Human Resources With Your Mission

January 17 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Fox Valley Technical College, Bordini Center, 5 N Systems Dr.
Appleton, WI 54914 United States

Aligning Human Resources with your mission: Part 2! Welcome back Tricia Perkins, Senior Strategic HR Advisor, and Jane Gotzler, Attorney, from Lake Effect HR & Law, LLC. When your HR function is aligned with your organization’s mission, vision and values, and strategic direction, the organization attracts, rewards and retains employees who infuse the mission in their daily work. Registration from 7:30 - 8:00 am / Program from 8:00 am to noon Jane Clark is a founding partner of Lake Effect HR…

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March 2019

Board Chair/Vice-Chair Round Table

March 20 @ 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. The March session will be facilitated by Jeff Hahn of Real World Strategies. The topic will be: How are we doing? We will review the why's and how's of assessing your board's strengths and areas for growth. Space is limited to 25 attendees.

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April 2019

Leadership Forum: Holistic Leadership: Leading from the Head, Gut and Heart

April 4 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Fox Valley Technical College, Bordini Center, 5 N Systems Dr.
Appleton, WI 54914 United States
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Holistic Leadership:  Leading from the Head, Gut and Heart Registration and light breakfast from 7:30 - 8:00 am / Program from 8:00 am to noon All leaders have an innate approach and leadership style.  By default, a leader will “lead” from the head, the gut or the heart.  The best leaders, however, consult all three instinctive areas… and DEVELOP all three areas, to lead in a holistic, powerful way. This program enriches, encourages and inspires participants to become effective, influential…

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Join A Board Event

April 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fox Cities Stadium, 2400 North Casaloma Drive
Appleton, WI 54912 United States
Free Event

The more we give, the happier we feel. Volunteering as a board member or committee member increases self-confidence. You are doing good for others and the community, which provides a natural sense of accomplishment. Your role as a volunteer can also give you a sense of pride and identity. Join us at this community event to learn more about nonprofits in your local community and how to get involved. Schedule: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Appetizers, networking, complimentary bar. 5:45 p.m. Short presentation followed…

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May 2019

Leadership Forum: Build Long-Term Financial Stability

May 8 @ 7:30 am - 10:30 am
Fox Valley Technical College, Bordini Center, 5 N Systems Dr.
Appleton, WI 54914 United States
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Registration from 7:30 - 8:00 am / Program from 8:00 am to 10:30 am Location: Fox Valley Technical College, Bordini Center, Room 112A, 5 Systems Dr, Appleton, WI This is a collaborative event in partnership with the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative and the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region. This free session covers two engaging topics: 1) Stewardship and Recognition: Building Strong Relationships with Your Long-Term Donors Donor stewardship is often overlooked as the essential element of building long-term donor…

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Board Chair/Vice-Chair Round Table

May 14 @ 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.The topic will be: Board RecruitmentSpace is limited to 25 attendees.

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