Convenes executive directors and board members in a professional network to discuss emerging issues, and to learn from each other. These events are free and are held quarterly on various dates at the Fox Valley Technical College, Bordini Center. Topics include finance, fundraising, human resources, board development and more.
Invitations are sent to current Fox Valley Nonprofit Executive Directors and board members. If you are not currently receiving these invitation, contact [email protected] to be included on the email list.
Upcoming Forum Events
Morning 1/2 workshop for executive directors and board members. What needs to be in place to begin a Strategic Plan? How to ensure you plan stays on track. Executive directors - bring your board members!Find out more »
Tips and tools for smaller to medium-sized nonprofits. Importance of endowments and reserves.Find out more »
Topics: The “real” roles and responsibilities of a board. Compare board roles versus executive director and/or staff. Expectations of board members in meeting the needs of the nonprofit. Board recruitment and evaluation.Find out more »
7:30 am - 8:00 am: Registration and Breakfast 8:00 am - noon: Presentation by Clark & Gotzler, Attorneys at Law, LLC In this half-day session, you will learn how your organization can live your mission through the Human Resource function. (The trainers ensure me they have enough material for the full time frame.) Executive Directors: Even if you are a staff of one, the principles learned in this session will help you with all of your stakeholders. Board Members: Even…Find out more »
Schedule 7:30 am – 8:00 am Breakfast 8:00 am – 8:15 am Welcome 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Topics & Speakers Invite your IT staff to attend! Ryan Peasley, Wipfli LLP Airtable – a cloud-based database tool MyTraining – Wipfli’s on-demand, self-paced technology training and education portal Microsoft Power Business Intelligence (BI) – Data analytics and dash boarding tool Microsoft Azure Backup and Site Recovery – Microsoft’s cloud based data backup and disaster recovery solution, nonprofits receive…Find out more »
The Nonprofit Leadership Initiative, in collaboration with the Helen Bader Institute for Nonprofit Management at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, is co-hosting a presentation by Georgia State University Director of Nonprofit Studies, Dennis R. Young. Dennis R. Young presents "A Benefits Approach to Nonprofit Finance" Nonprofits are constantly seeking to develop an efficient, yet sustainable, income portfolio that supports both their mission and the good work they undertake. Benefits theory connects an organization’s mission, the public and private benefits it produces…Find out more »