The Nonprofit Board Certification Program offers guidance for those serving or planning to serve on nonprofit boards. This engaging training, led by Matthew Downey, provides opportunities for learning, discussion, and practice. Regardless of experience, you'll gain valuable knowledge on how to become a more strategic organizational leader.
This interactive workshop will inspire and invigorate executive directors. We'll explore techniques to help you lead through thoughtful delegation, use best practices to manage board relations, and move from reactive to proactive leadership strategies.
Effectively working with your board is more art than science. Understanding governance structures is just one piece of the puzzle. Perhaps more important is how executive directors manage relationships with board members. This workshop will help executive directors and those in leadership roles develop strategies for tackling these issues head
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
Change is constant. No healthy organization is immune from it. As a board chair, are you prepared to lead your board 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
by Kyle Caldwell The early summer days of 2016 have marked some poignant losses for our nation, our field, and our communities. Yet, in a somewhat destined way, the departures of leaders and innocent lives from our midst have also demonstrated the purpose and power of philanthropy. The devastating loss
By Tera Qualls, communications manager, Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy It is with sadness that we note the death of one of the greatest supporters of the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, Margaret Ann (Ranny) Riecker. At age 80, Ranny left this world with an amazing philanthropic spirit
Reposted from the Council of Michigan Foundations. By Rob Collier on January 8, 2014. Rob Collier is president/CEO of the Council of Michigan Foundations. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=huEZk0eJAcE?feature=player_detailpage&w=640&h=360] Rob Collier talks about the 100th anniversary of community foundations and the leadership role they play in building communities. He recommends reading a special
by Dr. Teri Behrens, director of special projects and editor in chief of The Foundation Review at the Johnson Center for Philanthropy In a blog post on race two weeks ago, I mentioned that the climate was the other big issue for which leadership was sorely needed. In this post,
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