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Nonprofit Leadership Initiative

Nonprofit Leadership Initiative’s Best and Worst List

This year’s Leadership Institute graduating class, part of the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative. (scroll down to see who’s who). The nonprofit provides Fox Valley other nonprofits with opportunities for leadership development and learning to better achieve their missions. By Annette Look, Program Manager, Nonprofit Leadership Initiative Everyone loves best and worst lists, don’t they? It’s hard […]

Nonprofit Webinar Series to Focus on Donor Relationships and Fundraising

The Community Foundation is one of the sponsors of this webinar series with a Bright Idea Fund grant supporting the event. Other sponsors are the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative, United Way Fox Cities, CLA, and Association of Fundraising Professionals – NE Wisconsin Chapter. Nonprofit staff and board members are encouraged to participate in a nonprofit webinar […]

Local partnership hosts online training Wednesday on “Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Cultivating Culture”

Us 2 Behavioral Health is teaming up with NPlace.org to present a timely topic, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Cultivating Culture. The online training is tomorrow, June 10, at 3 p.m. The presentation is made possible by a grant from the Basic Needs Giving Partnership within the Community Foundation, supported by the U.S. Venture Fund for […]

NPLI partnership provides a hub of COVID-19 resources for local nonprofits

By Kim O’Brien, Executive Director, NPLI The Nonprofit Leadership Initiative (NPLI) is a partnership of Fox Valley-area nonprofits, funders, educational institutions and businesses dedicated to providing resources needed by effective nonprofit boards and executive leaders. We are a program within the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region.  Our mission is to provide Fox Valley […]

How to join a board and take your career to the next level

Nonprofit Leadership Initiative’s Board Connect events help community members interested in volunteering at a leadership level connect with nonprofits that have opportunities to serve. Kristin Cates attended several Board Connect events and shares her experience. By Kristin Cates, Marketing Coordinator, PALS Program Ever since attending the first Board Connect event, I’ve found more and more […]

New technology keeps Fox Valley’s nonprofit leaders connected

What makes a strong nonprofit? That subject has been the source of numerous books, trainings, blog posts and discussions around many, many tables. An answer always correct to that question is strong leadership. Strong nonprofit boards are the power behind effective, sustainable nonprofit operations. Nonprofit Leadership Initiative (NPLI) recently announced it has added one more […]

NPLI’s Top Five Reasons to Celebrate

By Annette Look, program manager, Nonprofit Leadership Initiative (NPLI) June in Wisconsin is filled with celebrations – graduation parties, wedding receptions, and the official start of summer. The Nonprofit Leadership Initiative (NPLI) has reason to celebrate too – June 30, marks the official end of our third fiscal year of operation. Top 5 reasons we […]

Nonprofits learn donor conversations are magic

Posted on May 9, 2019, by

More than 115 nonprofit leaders gather for a forum at Fox Valley Technical College to increase their knowledge on how to steward their donors and strengthen their organizations’ financial future. By Annette Look, Program Manager, Nonprofit Leadership Initiative (NPLI) On May 8, the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative and the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region […]