Leadership Forum

Leadership Forum

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

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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May 2020

Leadership Forum-Budgeting and Cost Allocation

May 5, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Fox Valley Technical College, Bordini Center, 5 N Systems Dr.
Appleton, WI 54914 United States

"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 ways to allocate indirect expenses to programs and to break them down between administrative, fundraising, and programs." Enter Steve Zimmerman, back by popular demand, on how to do this work. Steve will present a three-hour training on budgeting and determining true costs and programmatic profitability. Nonprofit staff…

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