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Nonprofit Leadership Initiative

Kim O’Brien to step down as Nonprofit Leadership Initiative’s leader

 By Kim O’Brien, Executive Director, Nonprofit Leadership Initiative (NPLI) I am ready for my next adventure in my career!  After nearly seven years with the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative (NPLI), I’ve decided the timing is right for me to step back and for the organization to move forward with the next leader.   I’ve been working closely […]

Leadership Institute Providing Opportunities for Growth

We consider ourselves fortunate at the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative to be part of the professional development journey of so many nonprofit leaders. This year we’re working alongside 15 nonprofit leaders who are investing in their professional development and becoming stronger leaders through participation in the Leadership Institute. During this year-long, cohort-based program, nonprofit senior leaders […]

Leadership Institute – Building Better Leaders!

The Leadership Institute is a year-long series of seminars led by experts in their competencies and enhanced with peer-facilitated discussion groups for new executive directors or those in the pipeline. Topics cover management, board governance, marketing, fundraising, operational excellence and much more. Graduates receive a Nonprofit Management Certificate from Fox Valley Technical College and NPLI. […]

The Best 5 Things in 2021

By Kim O’Brien, Executive Director, Nonprofit Leadership Initiative We’re starting a tradition! We’re again marking the end of our fiscal year by reflecting on the best things that happened for the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative:   #1: 14 graduates from the Leadership Institute. The fortitude and dedication to becoming better leaders demonstrated by these nonprofit leaders is […]

Get on Board and make an impact

Nonprofit Leadership Initiative (NPLI) was created because visionaries understood the critical role nonprofits play in the wellbeing of our community. At NPLI we listen to our noprofit partners share their stories to ensure we’re providing services that help them better achieve their missions. We get to hear both their successes and pain points. A pain […]

Congrats to Leadership Institute’s Class of 2021!

It’s the season of graduations! The Nonprofit Leadership Initiative (NPLI), a program of the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, is celebrating the graduation of 13 nonprofit leaders from the Leadership Institute. The Leadership Institute is a yearlong management program for nonprofit senior leaders presented in collaboration with Fox Valley Technical College. I am […]