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Nonprofit Networking Opportunities

Exchanging Ideas

Join us for nonprofit leader conversations.

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. 

Nonprofit Leadership Conversations 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. 
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Upcoming Conversations

Leader conversations take place on the second and fourth Thursdays from 9-10 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.

January 26
Board Development
9-10 a.m. on Zoom

Jeff Hahn, Consultant with Real World Strategies, discusses strategies to develop and partner with your board of directors in the governance role. Bring your questions and concerns for a productive conversation about board development. Get a sneak peek at UW-Green Bay's Rewards and Responsibilities of Board Service, a self-paced board education tutorial. Register here.

February 9
The challenge of burnout
9-10 a.m. on Zoom

Do you see signs that your people (volunteers, staff, board - and even you!) are struggling with burnout?  With our guest discussant Melinda Pollen of UW-Madison Extension Brown County, we'll talk over strategies to avoid burnout and retain these vital people.  Register here.

February 23
Engaging your consumers
9-10 a.m. on Zoom

Join Amanda Johnson, Executive Director of the Howe Community Resource Center shares her passion and wisdom about reducing barriers to client engagement Register here.

March 9 Financial Management 
9-10 a.m. on Zoom

Join Sean Elliott, President/CEO of the Green Bay YMCA, to discuss your questions about these and other financial topics:  essential financial management practices, audits, revenue streams, board’s role, and communicating financial information.
Register here.

March 23 Creating an environment of inclusion 
9-10 a.m. on Zoom

Robin Scott and Lameka Chaney, staff members of We All Rise. Join us for a conversation about creating and environment of inclusion and belonging for your consumers and your own team.  Register here.

More sessions will soon be announced through April & May, 2023. 
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Sharing Ideas

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

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