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Convenes nonprofit executive directors from throughout the Fox Cities 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 Support program includes 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 the Timber Rattler’s Stadium.


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October 2018

Powerful planned giving with a shoestring staff and budget

October 4 @ 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 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am
Fox Valley Technical College, Bordini Center, 5 N Systems Dr., Room 112A
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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January 2019

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

January 17, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Fox Valley Technical College, Bordini Center, 5 N Systems Dr., Room 112A
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 Clark & Gotzler Attorneys at 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 Here's what last year's attendees had to say:…

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