Basic Grantwriting

Online

Gather with other grantseekers and nonprofit professionals in this two-part workshop curated to give you the opportunity to develop your grantwriting skills.

990 in 90 Part 1: For Beginning Learners

Online

This 90-minute workshop is designed to ground the philanthropic sector in the basics of the Form 990 — including the practical and the purposeful ways to leverage information from a 990 with a nonprofit, financial, or foundation lens.

Nonprofit Executive Peer Coaching Cohort

Online

This executive coaching cohort will help participants identify challenges, set goals, and develop strategies to move their organizations forward.

Lunch & Learn: One Year with the Pandemic

Online

In this session, Johnson Center executive director Teri Behrens will lead a discussion to reflect on lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and how to adjust to our new normal.

Bridging Strategy and Finance: A leadership lab series for nonprofit leaders

Online

This series combines learning opportunities and workshopping breakouts to engage CFOs, CEOs/executive directors, board members, and development staff. Build your essential leadership team and strengthen your organization’s vital financial backbone by working through this series together.

990 in 90 Part 2: For Advanced Practitioners

Online

This workshop is ideal for funders or for nonprofit professionals keen to understand the funding perspective and how to use Forms 990 as a tool to assess organizational or collective impact.

Proposal Analysis in Grantmaking

Online

Proposal Analysis in Grantmaking is designed to challenge grantmakers to learn as much about the grantee organization, program, and community as possible so that opportunities to build capacity and partnerships are recognized and supported.

Lunch & Learn: Library Resources to Support Nonprofits

Online

Join our panel of librarians from Grand Valley State University and the Grand Rapids Public Library for tips on finding free resources on all aspects of managing, fundraising, and grant seeking within the nonprofit sector.

Lunch & Learn: Your Community, Powerful Insight

Online

Join us for a virtual, guided tour of Community Insight — the Johnson Center's new, online platform for displaying community data, understanding opportunities and needs, and targeting efforts for advancing equity.

990 in 90 Part 1: For Beginning Learners

Online

This 90-minute workshop is designed to ground the philanthropic sector in the basics of the Form 990 — including the practical and the purposeful ways to leverage information from a 990 with a nonprofit, financial, or foundation lens.

990 in 90 Part 2: For Advanced Practitioners

Online

This workshop is ideal for funders or for nonprofit professionals keen to understand the funding perspective and how to use Forms 990 as a tool to assess organizational or collective impact.

Introduction to Board Service

Online

This 3-hour session is designed for people interested in board service or those looking to strengthen and refresh their knowledge and skills and for executive directors to more effectively work with their boards.

What it Really Means to be an Executive Director

Online

Executive directors are often called upon to do it all — from fundraising and strategy development, to human resources and accounting. Join your nonprofit peers for this interactive session designed to help you hone the tools you need to enter your own new era of leadership.