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Creating a Sustainability Mindset though Financial Leadership

Every nonprofit organization is guaranteed to have a few things in common.   Their nonprofit tax-exempt status.  They all have a mission that centers on the work that they do.   They all need or have budgets.   At the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative (NPLI), we’ve always integrated financial education into many of our programs, including our year-long Leadership […]

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 […]

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 […]

Creating Impact by Guiding Nonprofits to Excellence

Posted on Nov 3, 2020, by

By Peter Mariahazy, Community Foundation Board of Directors As a donor and volunteer of the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, I’m proud of the organization’s impact that goes well beyond financial support. The Community Foundation adheres to the highest standards in supporting agencies that improve and strengthen the community as a whole. With […]

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 […]

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 […]