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December 2017

How to Tell Your Story

December 5 @ 9:00 AM12:00 PM
Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, 201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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How to Tell Your Story

Sharing a relevant, meaningful story is key to the success of any organization. This hands-on workshop will help you identify your organization's best story and explore ways to share it to drive your mission forward.

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Research Meets Practice

December 13 @ 11:30 AM1:00 PM
Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, 201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Brown Bag Lunch & Learn Series

Brown Bag Lunch & Learn Series: Research Meets Practice Please join us for a showcase of the research of alumni of the GVSU’s School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration. This presentation will fuel a discussion for how research can influence practice and how nonprofit organizations can be better consumers of research. The student papers were published in the SPNHA Review, and free copies will be distributed to all event attendees. Dr. George Grant, Jr., dean of GVSU’s College of Community…

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Nonprofit Board Certification

December 13 @ 4:30 PM8:30 PM
Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, 201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Nonprofit Board Certification

The Nonprofit Board Certification Program offers guidance for those serving or planning to serve on nonprofit boards. Designed as an engaging experience with opportunities for learning, discussion and practice, participants, regardless of experience, become more knowledgeable and strategic organizational leaders.

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Planning for Your Organization’s Future

December 19 @ 1:30 PM4:30 PM
Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, 201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Planning for Your Organization's Future

Leadership transitions can move an organization forward or hold it back. Good succession planning can help insure the long-term sustainability of an organization. This workshop will help both staff and board leadership understand the need for succession planning, as well as provide insights on drafting such plans.

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January 2018

What It Really Means to Be an Executive Director

January 9, 2018 @ 9:00 AM12:00 PM
Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, 201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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What It Really Means to Be an Executive Director1

As an executive director, how can you move from being the one that does it all to the one that facilitates it all happening? That’s the question we’ll address during this interactive workshop. You will learn how to move out of the role of chief hero that does it all and into the role of chief host, facilitating the success of your entire team.

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Leading Your Organization Through Change

January 23, 2018 @ 9:00 AM12:00 PM
Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, 201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Leading Your Organization Through Change

As an executive director, are you prepared to lead your staff and constituents through change? As a program director, are you prepared to lead your volunteers through change? As a board chair, are you prepared to lead your board through change? This workshop will give tools to create a culture of trust so that when change occurs you are able to lead more effectively

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February 2018

Grantwriting for Success

February 6, 2018 @ 9:00 AM4:30 PM
Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, 201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Grantwriting for Success

Go beyond the basics of grantwriting. Gather with other grantseekers and nonprofit professionals in this updated workshop curated to give you the opportunity to develop your grantwriting skills.

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Managing Your Annual Fund

February 20, 2018 @ 1:30 PM4:30 PM
Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, 201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Managing Your Annual Fund

In this workshop led by Matthew Downey, participants will walk through a step-by-step process to managing a more effective annual fund program.

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Strategic Sponsorships

February 28, 2018 @ 11:30 AM1:00 PM
Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, 201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Brown Bag Lunch & Learn Series

Do you dread finding sponsors for your next event? Are you tired of offering the same levels and benefits year after year? There’s a better way, and you can learn it during this workshop! Find out how to target, cultivate, and wow sponsors in a way that brings value to your organization and theirs.

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March 2018

Strategic Sponsorships (Encore Presentation!)

March 1, 2018 @ 11:30 AM1:00 PM
Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, 201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Brown Bag Lunch & Learn Series

Do you dread finding sponsors for your next event? Are you tired of offering the same levels and benefits year after year? There’s a better way, and you can learn it during this workshop! Find out how to target, cultivate, and wow sponsors in a way that brings value to your organization and theirs.

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