Stay up to date on COVID-19 resources for nonprofits

NPLI is working closely with our partners, vendors and the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region to bring you additional information regarding local resources and topics like technology, philanthropy, human resources and more as you lead through the COVID-19 period.

When information comes our way we are posting everything on in the COVID-19 Response Topic. This site was created for nonprofits and experts collaborating around how to best manage the COVID-19 crisis.

It’s free and does not have any geographical barriers so feel free to register and pass along.


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


April 2020

POSTPONED: Leadership Institute 2020 Graduation

April 24 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
WI United States

The Leadership Institute 2020 Graduation has been postponed. Due to the rapidly changing conditions and new information about the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), we are postponing the graduation and we will post the new information once it has been determined. 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

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May 2020

POSTPONED: Leadership Forum-Budgeting and Cost Allocation

May 5 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
WI United States

Due to the announcement from FVTC that they are currently limiting events of more than 100 people at least through the end of April, we will be rescheduling this event for the fall. If you have already registered for the event you will receive a separate communication. "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…

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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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