Brown Bag Lunch & Learn: Invest in Your Brand

Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy 201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200, Grand Rapids

Join us for a discussion about the many returns on investment when you get your nonprofit’s brand right. Jeff Terpstra, President of Scott Allen Creative, will present the value of investing in your brand. Learn how a strong brand can attract loyal donors, employees, and volunteers. You will learn: What to do when a brand needs…

Brown Bag Lunch & Learn – Equitable Evaluation: Whose voice counts?

Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy 201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200, Grand Rapids

While many organizations in the philanthropic sector have begun to bring an equity and inclusion lens to their work, few have addressed the issue of how evaluation practices can be made more equitable. Who asks the questions, who owns the data, and who interprets the data — it all matters. In this session, you’ll learn…

Design Thinking: A Brown Bag Lunch & Learn

Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy 201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200, Grand Rapids

GVSU's Design Thinking Academy students will lead community members in an engaging and educational program surrounding the Design Thinking Process, and how you might use it to help better your organization.

The Wise Giving Alliance’s Standards of Charity Accountability

Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy 201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200, Grand Rapids

The Wise Giving Alliance’s Standards of Charity Accountability Part of the Johnson Center's FREE Brown Bag Lunch & Learn series All nonprofit professionals know that their organizations are expected to be…

Getting the Word Out: Media Services for Nonprofit Organizations

Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy 201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200, Grand Rapids

This event is part of the Johnson Center's FREE Brown Bag Lunch & Learn series The Community Media Center (CMC) offers a wide variety of communication tools to local nonprofit…

The “You” Portfolio: How to Invest in Yourself

Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy 201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200, Grand Rapids

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…

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

Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy 201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200, Grand Rapids

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…

Big Data Mini-Symposium

Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy 201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200, Grand Rapids

Part of Big Data Month at GVSU Big Data Month at Grand Valley State University provides a forum for the humanities, research, and industry to exchange ideas around data and data…

Developing a Community with Inclusive Growth

Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy 201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200, Grand Rapids

This event is part of the Johnson Center's FREE Brown Bag Lunch & Learn series In its 15th annual ranking, Business Facilities' 2019 Metro Rankings Report named Grand Rapids, Mich. as the…

The VoiceKent Community Survey: Insights & Tools for Your Mission

Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy 201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200, Grand Rapids

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.

Research Meets Practice

Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy 201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200, Grand Rapids

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…

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

Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy 201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200, Grand Rapids

*** SOLD OUT *** 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…

Corporate Social Responsibility in Our Community

Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy 201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200, Grand Rapids

Join us to learn about the evolving role of business in our community and how nonprofits can help companies achieve their corporate social responsibility (CSR) goals.

Your Personal Wellness Revolution

Online MI

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.

Lunch with the Johnson Center

Online MI

Series Description As nonprofit organizations make their way back into office and program spaces, questions abound. The Johnson Center is here to offer support and insights for nonprofit leaders as…

Nonprofit Advocacy: Do’s and Don’ts From a Longtime Lansing Observer

Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy 201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200, Grand Rapids

Nonprofit Advocacy: Do’s and Don’ts From a Longtime Lansing Observer Part of the Johnson Center's free Brown Bag Lunch & Learn series Legislators don’t bite… often. But if you are…

What If We Ignore the Goals? Nonprofit Organizations & Goal-Free Evaluation

Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy 201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200, Grand Rapids

What If We Ignore the Goals? Nonprofit Organizations & Goal-Free Evaluation Part of the Johnson Center's free Brown Bag Lunch & Learn series Designed for nonprofit practitioners, this presentation led…