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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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Nonprofit Get-Together & Social Hour

Wednesday, March 6, 2024
4-6 p.m.
Zambaldi Beer, 1649 S Webster Ave, Green Bay
Fee: $10

Join us for a local nonprofit get-together and social hour. Meet new people and learn from peers in the nonprofit sector. Appetizers will be provided. Cash bar. 


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.

Collaboration & Advocacy

February 22, 8:30 a.m., Zoom

Collaboration and advocacy are important tools for nonprofit leaders of all types. Join us when Cristen Incitti, President & CEO at Habitat for Humanity of Minnesota, will discuss why advocacy matters, how to advocate (and do so in a nonpartisan manner), how to form partnerships and why and how it can mobilize more community members to get connected to your mission.


Volunteer Engagement - Volunteer Program

March 14, 8:30 a.m., Zoom

 Join us to discuss volunteer engagement and effective volunteer programs. We’ll discuss how to keep the volunteer pipeline flowing and how to engage your volunteers.


Equity Checklist for Community Organizations

March 28, 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.


Pledge Drives - Sustaining Donors

April 11, 8:30 a.m., Zoom

Emma Salisbury from PBS Wisconsin will be our guest for a conversation about pledge drives and sustaining donors.


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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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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