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September 2019

The “You” Portfolio: How to Invest in Yourself

September 25 @ 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 // The "You" Portfolio: How to Invest in Yourself

This event is part of the Johnson Center's FREE Brown Bag Lunch & Learn series In the nonprofit sector, it is common to hear conversations about the importance of cultivating diversified funding streams to build sustainable organizations. But how can we apply that same concept in our own personal and professional lives? How can we build more sustainable financial selves? According to CNN Money, more than 44 million Americans have a side hustle. The days of depending on one source of…

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October 2019

Let’s Get Cooking: Your Recipe for Quality Nonprofit Project Management

October 30 @ 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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Let's Get Cooking: Your Recipe for Quality Nonprofit Project Management. Part of the Johnson Center's FREE Brown Bag Lunch & Learn series.

This event is part of the Johnson Center's FREE Brown Bag Lunch & Learn series Do you manage multiple grants or projects simultaneously? Do you struggle with having enough time or capacity to keep track of complex grant requirements and components? Have you found any creative strategies that work well for you, and might be helpful for others? In this interactive session, we'll explore some key ingredients (structured processes and strategies) that you can adapt and use in your own…

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November 2019

The VoiceKent Community Survey: Insights & Tools for Your Mission

November 20 @ 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 - VoiceKent Community Survey

Learn about the VoiceKent community survey, its methodology, and results, as well as how to use our online tools to find data that meets your needs.

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December 2019

Research Meets Practice

December 11 @ 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 - Research Meets Practice

This event is part of the Johnson Center's FREE Brown Bag Lunch & Learn series 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 will be published in the SPNHA Review, and free copies will be distributed to all event attendees. Research topics will…

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January 2020

Building Resilience at Work: Skills & Practices for a Mindful Career

January 29, 2020 @ 11:30 AM1:30 PM
Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, 201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Building Resilience at Work: Professional Skills & Practices for a Mindful Career

This event is part of the Johnson Center's FREE Brown Bag Lunch & Learn series Join our guest presenters as we explore mindfulness as it applies to professional growth and career development. In this 90-minute lunch and learn session, participants will be introduced to and explore how mindfulness and contemplative practices can help alleviate work related burn-out, distraction, and loss of productivity. In this session, participants will: Learn how mindfulness practices such as self-compassion, mindfulness meditation, and empathic listening can…

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April 2020

Your Personal Wellness Revolution

April 29, 2020 @ 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 - Your Personal Wellness Revolution

In this workshop, participants will dive into what it takes to lead a personal wellness revolution. Whether you're well practiced in self-care or struggling to stay afloat, you'll benefit from engaging in this interactive learning experience and will walk away with helpful strategies to be your best self.

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