Leadership Forum

Leadership Forum

Convenes staff and board members in a professional network to discuss emerging issues, and to learn from each other. These events are free to Fox Valley area nonprofits. Nonprofits outside of our service area are welcome to attend for a nominal fee. Beginning April 2020 through 2021 these events are scheduled to be virtual.

Topics include finance, fundraising, human resources, board development and more.

Invitations are sent to current Fox Valley nonprofits. If you are not currently receiving these invitation, contact [email protected] to be included on the email list.

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January 2020

Leadership Forum-Tough Conversations with Staff, Board and Volunteers

January 30, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Fox Valley Technical College, Bordini Center, 5 N Systems Dr.
Appleton, WI 54914 United States

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…

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March 2020

Leadership Forum-Plan and Facilitate Effective Meetings

March 5, 2020 @ 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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April 2020

Webinar – NPLI and Network for Good: 3 Ways Technology Driven Nonprofits Are Thriving During COVID

April 28, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
WI United States

NPLI is teaming up with Network for Good to provide, yes, another webinar, on fundraising during COVID-19 and beyond. For those nonprofits not taking this opportunity to reach out to your donors, this webinar may not be for you. For those of you that are, your work is ever more complicated as you need to figure out both technology and how to approach donor stewardship and campaigns right now. Our Network for Good trainer, Travis Centers framed this up for us…

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May 2020

Webinar – Leadership Forum-Nonprofit Finances: From Sustainability to Survivability

May 5, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
WI United States

Training facilitated by Steve Zimmerman of Spectrum Nonprofit Services, LLC. Over the last month, nonprofit professionals have scrambled to devise new operating plans designed to serve as many constituents as possible while protecting and caring for employees. Revenue streams, from foundations to individuals and even fees for service, have been under extreme pressure. Indeed, for many executives, thoughts today are focused more on survivability than sustainability, and, as always, it is at these times our constituents need us most. As…

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Webinar – NPLI and Network for Good: Jumpstart Platform Information

May 12, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
WI United States

Who is invited: Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region service area nonprofits. (Calumet, Outagamie, Shawano and Waupaca counties and the Neenah-Menasha area of Winnebago county.) Jumpstart is an immersive, yearlong program of Network for Good that helps nonprofits acquire, retain, and upgrade individual donors amidst everyday resource constraints, like limited time and technology. Over the past five years, the program has been deployed nationally to help cohorts of over 3,000 nonprofit leaders, providing them with the coaching, tools, and peer learning opportunities…

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Webinar – Leadership Forum-Making Remote Meetings Successful: Leveraging the Surprising Science of Meetings

May 20, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
WI United States

This 30-minute webinar brings a sharp and strategic light to the remote meeting as we quite simply cannot afford for them to be ineffective.  You will gain knowledge and resources on how to effectively lead remote meetings to promote effectiveness and innovation – tactics are grouped into three categories: 1) what to do prior to the meeting,2) running the meeting itself, and3) post meeting activity.   This session is designed for anyone being asked to run a remote meeting effectively.  Our…

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October 2020

Winning Your Donors Minds, Hearts and Wallets – Webinar Series

October 13, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on October 20, 2020 at 8:30 am

WI United States

Nonprofit Webinar Series: Winning Your Donors’ Hearts, Minds, and Wallets October 13 and 20, 2020 Webinar8:30 – 10:30 a.m. CT Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn from Rachel Muir, CFRE, national speaker and fundraiser extraordinaire!  Day one – October 13  (Session 1 of 2)Using Technology to Deepen Donor RelationshipsJoin our special guest, Rachel Muir, CFRE, for a bounty of free and affordable tools and strategies to delight your donors, stand out, get (virtually) face-to-face, and know if your message…

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Winning Your Donors Minds, Hearts and Wallets – Webinar Series

October 20, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on October 20, 2020 at 8:30 am

WI United States

Nonprofit Webinar Series: Winning Your Donors’ Hearts, Minds, and Wallets October 13 and 20, 2020 Webinar8:30 – 10:30 a.m. CT Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn from Rachel Muir, CFRE, national speaker and fundraiser extraordinaire!  Day one – October 13  (Session 1 of 2)Using Technology to Deepen Donor RelationshipsJoin our special guest, Rachel Muir, CFRE, for a bounty of free and affordable tools and strategies to delight your donors, stand out, get (virtually) face-to-face, and know if your message…

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November 2020

Get On The Same Page! – A Guide for Nonprofit Boards and Staff on Roles and Responsibilities – Webinar Series

November 5, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on November 10, 2020 at 1:00 pm

WI United States

Get On The Same Page! - A Guide for Nonprofit Board and Staff on Roles and Responsibilities November 5 and 10, 2020 Webinar: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. The board member – nonprofit staff member relationship is powerful and dynamic. Let’s make sure it’s as effective as possible! In this two-session, one-hour webinar series Mary Stelletello, Vista Global Consulting, will give board members and staff the building blocks they need to develop a relationship of mutual trust and communication. Flexibility is…

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Get On The Same Page! – A Guide for Nonprofit Boards and Staff on Roles and Responsibilities – Webinar Series

November 10, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
WI United States

Get On The Same Page! - A Guide for Nonprofit Board and Staff on Roles and Responsibilities November 5 and 10, 2020 Webinar: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. The board member – nonprofit staff member relationship is powerful and dynamic. Let’s make sure it’s as effective as possible! In this two-session, one-hour webinar series Mary Stelletello, Vista Global Consulting, will give board members and staff the building blocks they need to develop a relationship of mutual trust and communication. Flexibility is…

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