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Nonprofit Leadership Initiative

Registration open for 2021-22 Leadership Institute

By Annette Look, program manager, NPLI Calling all nonprofit staff whose goals include leadership development and increased knowledge of nonprofit operations: the Leadership Institute program is now accepting applications!     The Leadership Institute, a program in collaboration with Fox Valley Technical College, is a series of seminars, taught by content experts, designed to increase participant competencies […]

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”

Posted on Jun 9, 2020, by

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 […]

Nonprofit Leadership Initiative launches next Board Academy

By Kim O’Brien, executive director of Nonprofit Leadership Initiative When the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative began as a program of the Community Foundation in early 2016, one of its first programs was created to provide in-depth training to nonprofit staff through the Leadership Institute curriculum. The year-long series of seminars is led by experts in their […]

Apply now: Nonprofit Leadership Initiative’s 2020-21 Leadership Institute

The Nonprofit Leadership Initiative is kicking off its 5th cohort for the Leadership Institute which will run from May 2020 to April 2021. The deadline to apply is January 17. In collaboration with Fox Valley Technical College, the Leadership Institute is a year-long series of seminars led by experts in their particular competencies and enhanced […]

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 […]