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Networking Opportunities


Join us for nonprofit leader conversations and other gatherings.

Nonprofit leader conversations launched in March 2020 in partnership with UW-Madison Extension Brown County. 500+ nonprofit staff, executives and board members have joined us so far, making the conversations a powerful forum for ideas and fresh perspective.

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Upcoming Conversations

Leader conversations take place on the second and fourth Thursdays from 8:30-9:30 a.m. during the months of January through June and September through December. Each session offers an expert discussant who engages in a Q&A with attendees while offering expert insights. The sessions are free, but registration required. Upon registering, a Zoom meeting link will be sent.

Equity Checklist for Community Organizations

April 25, 8:30 a.m., Zoom

Join us for a conversation focused on advancing health equity in our community. Katrina Nordyke from Brown County Public Health and Andrea Kressin from The City of Green Bay have partnered with local organizations to develop a framework and tools to help incorporate equity policies and practices.


Finding Funders (by user request!)

May 9, 8:30 a.m., Zoom

Certain grant-makers and private foundation donors may align well with your organization’s mission - but how do you ferret them out? How do you search for new grant opportunities? How do you make a genuine connection with the funder? Please join Marissa Heim, Philanthropy Director with CASA of Brown County to talk about the process of finding funders who might be interested in your cause and how to approach them.


Final Conversation - TBA

May 23, 8:30 a.m., Zoom

Please send us your topic suggestions. Topics being considered: Leadership, Hosting the NFL draft: opportunities for nonprofit community. Discuss timely topics with a small group of peers and invited discussants who share knowledge and participate in Q&A.


Working in Collaboration

The Nonprofit Education and Development Network is a collaboration between UW-Green Bay and UW-Madison Extension of Brown County, offering affordable custom training and support services for nonprofit organizations at any time and place that works best for the organization. Learn more about what we offer.

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Lora Warner UW-Green Bay faculty

Sharing Ideas

If you have an idea for a speaker or a topic you would like to share in an upcoming conversation, please email Lora Warner, Ph.D.

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