Calendar of Events

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BoardLaunch - Fearless Fundraising: A Partnership Between Board and Staff - September 12, 2016

This session is designed to help take the fear out of fundraising by introducing participants to a wide variety of effective fundraising activities board members can engage in as partners with nonprofit staff. We will discuss effective partnership strategies, how to establish clear expectations and roles, as well as the training and tools needed to increase the confidence level of board members ultimately enabling the organization to achieve desired financial results and put the mission into action. Read More »


DonorConnect: Raising Readers - September 19, 2016

Reading proficiently by 3rd grade is a key predictor of success in the classroom. Join us as we volunteer together and learn more about how our community helps to raise readers. Read More »


On Board: The Basics to Being an Effective Board Member - September 22, 2016

This session is designed to introduce you to the roles of nonprofits and their boards as well as the critical impact the nonprofit sector has in the community. We will explore trends, effective practices and legal requirements in nonprofit governance as it relates to board members, organizational oversight, securing necessary resources, program implementation and fiscal oversight duties. Upon completion of this session, you will have a clear understanding of what you do and should bring to the nonprofit boardroom and how to best use your skills to advance the mission of the organization you care about most. Read More »


What Nonprofits Need to Know About the Department of Labor's New Overtime Rules - October 10, 2016

Do you need guidance about how the Department of Labor's recent changes to the overtime rules and the exemptions for salaried workers apply to your nonprofit organization and its budget? Join us for this training as Michael Staebell explains the impact of the recent rulings on the nonprofit sector, effective December 1, 2016, the applicability of these rules to your nonprofit organization and how you can begin to plan now for the potential impacts on your nonprofit's finances and staff. Come prepared for a question and answer segment at the end of the presentation. Read More »


BoardLaunch - Employee Performance Strategies: What Every Board Member Should Know - October 18, 2016

Employees are often noted as being an organization's most valuable resource; afterall, its people who put a mission into action! Its important for nonprofit organizations to have an effective performance management system in place to support and evaluate the organization and its people. Join us for this session as we discuss the key components and best practices of effective employee performance appraisal processes. We will explore new trends and strategies as well as key steps that should be incorporated into the performance management process, including looking at resources to properly evaluate current compensation levels. Read More »


BoardLaunch Employment Law: What Every Board Should Know to Protect Their Organization - November 3, 2016

To ensure effective organization governance and management, nonprofit leaders at the board and staff level must have a sound understanding of how state and federal employment laws impact the organization and employees. During this session we will discuss the fundamentals of employment law and the common pitfalls of nonprofit employers, areas of growing exposure to risk and how to protect your organization from costly employment situations. Participants will learn how to establish policies and procedures to keep your organization in legal compliance, strategies to avoid discriminatory practices, examine record keeping best practices and the important role the employee handbook plays in maintaining legal compliance among other topics. This session is a must for the board of every nonprofit organization with paid staff. Thank you to Aureon for their support of this session! Read More »


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