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 you make sense of the new normal. Grab your lunch and join us on Zoom every second and fourth Thursday of the month* for "Lunch…

Fundraising for Sustainability

Online MI

We're online! This workshop will be presented online through Zoom. All registrants will receive the access link and password via email the day before the event. In 2020, fundraising shifted swiftly from in-person events and across-the-table asks to socially-distanced, digital engagements. We’ll be living in this new context for the foreseeable future, so how can…

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 not used to the public policy process, writing to a legislator or speaking at a public hearing can be very intimidating. And it is true…

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 by Dr. Youkers will describe philosophical and practical concerns with assessing programs and services according to predetermined goals and objectives; and then introduces goal-free evaluation…

Nonprofit Board Certification

Online MI

We're online! This training will be presented online through Zoom. All registrants will receive the access link and password via email the day before the event. The Johnson Center's Nonprofit Board Certification program offers guidance for those serving or planning to serve on nonprofit boards. This engaging online training will provide opportunities for learning, discussion,…