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OUR PROGRAMS

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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April 2018

Join A Board: Topic-Diversity & Inclusion

April 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fox Cities Stadium, 2400 North Casaloma Drive
Appleton, WI 54912 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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Executive Director/Board Forum: Managing Technology to Meet Your Mission

April 19 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

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…

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Leadership Institute 2017-18 Graduation

April 27 @ 8:00 am - 10:15 am

    Join us for the Leadership Institute Graduation Graduates will receive a certificate in Nonprofit Management from the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative & Fox Valley Technical College Breakfast will be served from 8:00 - 8:30 am. <iframe width='100%' height='800px' frameborder='no' src='https://nonprofitleadershipinitiative.wildapricot.org/widget/event-2826233' onload='tryToEnableWACookies("https://nonprofitleadershipinitiative.wildapricot.org");' ></iframe><script type="text/javascript" language="javascript" src="https://nonprofitleadershipinitiative.wildapricot.org/Common/EnableCookies.js" ></script>

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May 2018

A Benefits Approach to Nonprofit Finance

May 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N Bluemound Dr, Appleton, WI 54912, Room E130 Entrance 10
Appleton, WI 54912 United States

    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…

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First Business Bank-Enterprising Nonprofits

May 16 @ 7:45 am - 4:30 pm

Enterprising Nonprofits is a full day event hosted by First Business. Various speakers will train nonprofits on a variety of topics. Held on Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center Green Bay. KEYNOTE SPEAKER Alonzo Kelly Founder & CEO Kelly Leadership Group, LLC A dynamic executive coach, professor, three-time best-selling author, and radio host, Alonzo Kelly has gained global attention as a premier consultant and strategist. Alonzo is recognized as one the nation’s leading experts on leadership…

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September 2018

Executive Director/Board Forum: Collaboration & Consolidation

September 13 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Fox Valley Technical College, Bordini Center, 5 N Systems Dr., Room 112A
Appleton, WI 54914 United States

Nonprofit Strategic Partnerships: Which type of partner do you need? And how do you get there? Join us as Mary Stelletello, Principal of Vista Global Coaching & Consulting, presents and answers questions on the following: R E A S O N S  F O R  C O L L A B O R AT I O N T R E N D S S U C C E S S  FA C T O R S Mary will also facilitate…

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Report to the Community Monday, 9/17

September 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N Bluemound Dr, Appleton, WI 54912, Room E130 Entrance 10
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 Monday. 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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Report to the Community Tuesday, 9/18

September 18 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N Bluemound Dr, Appleton, WI 54912, Room E130 Entrance 10
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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Join A Board: Topic-Abuse & Assault

September 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fox Cities Stadium, 2400 North Casaloma Drive
Appleton, WI 54912 United States
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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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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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“I learned much more from the Fundraising session than I could have hoped or expected.”

“With the Personal Leadership training I am now able to embrace conflict and encourage it in team meetings. Conflict brings opportunity!”

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