5/22/2015

June & July Training Opportunities

Conversations to Upgrade the Gift - AFP Luncheon
Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lafayette Country Club
1500 S. 9th Street
Lafayette, IN 47905

Presenter: Susan Decker, St. Mary of the Woods Faculty and BoardSource Certified

Part of our AFP/Governance Lunch and Learn Series, this workshop will discuss strategies for working with your existing loyal donors, and how to approach the subject of increasing their gifts. Cultivating our donors is critical to keep them investing in your mission, and this session will provide engagements tips and conversation examples on how to communicate the importance of increased giving with your donors. Susan will talk about her fundraising experiences with St. Jude's Children's Hospital and Susan G. Komen for the Cure and how she worked on moving donors up the donor pyramid, from to increase their annual gifts to major gifts, to planned gifts. Participants are encouraged to stay for the afternoon session at 4:00 where Leveraging Board Member's Skills and Influence will be discussed. 
$20.00 (session includes lunch)
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Leveraging Board Member's Skills and Influence
Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lafayette Country Club
1500 S. 9th Street
Lafayette, IN 47905

Presenter: Susan Decker, St. Mary of the Woods Faculty and BoardSource Certified

Part of the Douglas W. Eberle Not-for-Profit Board Governance Series, this workshop will discuss how board members' skills and influence can be used to propel you mission and your fundraising efforts. All board members have a varied circle of influence and tapping into those circles can open doors for your nonprofits. This workshop will discuss the various ways we can work with our boards members and how their unique contributions can help our organizations. This session is intended for multiple board member participation and their executive directors. Participants are also encouraged to attend the AFP luncheon beginning at noon. 
$20.00
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Working with Millennial Volunteers
Tuesday, June 9th 2015
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Matchbox Co-Working Studio
17 S. 6th Street 
Lafayette, IN 47901

Presenter: Mackenna Schon, Director of Volunteer Engagement at the United Way of Porter County

Millennials have more to offer your organization than just dollars. This unique generation is collaborative, transparent, tech-savvy, believes in making a difference – and they are waiting to get involved in your cause. Mackenna Schon, Director of Volunteer Engagement at the United Way of Porter County will share personal and industry best practices in engaging this target market through Board of Director membership, young professional groups and committees, and targeted marketing and events.
$Free - reservation required
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Board Transformation from the Trenches
Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lafayette Country Club
1500 S. 9th Street
Lafayette, IN 47905

Presenters: Peg Smith and Anne Sheets, Executive Director and Board President of the American Camp Association

Part of the Douglas W. Eberle Not-for-Profit Board Governance Series, Join the former President and CEO of a national association, the American Camp Association, who championed both board and organizational transformation. Learn how they led a board (that had become increasingly aware of its' social and moral responsibility in a world going through dramatic changes and demanding ever greater benefits, contributions, and relevance) through a process resulting in true transformation. Come to hear how they helped the board recognize brutal truths, vision,challenges, strategies, good governance, mobilization, and impact - all driven by people, politics, passion, and purpose.
$20.00
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2/25/2015

AFP / Governance Lunch & Learn - Lafayette

AFP / Governance Lunch & Learn - Extended Day of Learning

The Douglas W. Eberle Not-for-Profit Governance  Series and (AFP) Association of Fundraising Professionals will partner again in 2015 to bring more educational opportunities to those serving in the nonprofit sector.


Four sessions are planned for 2015 as an extension of the regularly scheduled Governance Series. The “Partnership Lunch & Learn” will begin with lunch and carry through to the Governance Series in the afternoon. The sessions will focus on a fundraising topic that coincides with the Governance Series topic. 

Participants are encouraged to attend both  sessions, which are held at the Lafayette Country Club, 1500 S. 9th Street, Lafayette IN 47905. The cost for each    session is only $20, and covers lunch and handouts.

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1/06/2015

Governance Series - Lafayette


2015 Douglas W. Eberle 

Not-for-Profit Board Governance Series


Location: The Lafayette Country Club, 1500 S. 9th Street, Lafayette IN 47905

Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm 

Cost: $150 / person* for the entire series, or $20 / person for each individual session.*Board members may rotate sessions if one seat is purchased for the organization. 

This educational series is designed to improve the effectiveness of nonprofit organizations by strengthening boards of directors, and is being jointly sponsored by NCHS, United Way of Greater Lafayette, Indiana Nonprofit Resource Network and The Greater Lafayette Community Foundation. 

National and regional presenters with expertise in board governance will present information essential to guiding and sustaining nonprofits. This series, named after the late Douglas W. Eberle, is especially designed for the volunteer leaders on the nonprofit boards. 

The series is open to any Indiana nonprofit, though preference is given to Tippecanoe and surrounding counties, and limited to 100 attendees per session.

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Feb. 4th - Planning for the Future: Sustainable Nonprofits
Steve Zimmerman - Spectrum Nonprofit Services


Mar. 4th - Board's Guide to Financials: Everything You Wanted to Know About Nonprofit Financials... But Were Afraid to Ask
Lynn Greggs - Simons Bitzer and Associates


Apr. 1st - Strategies for Fundraising Boards
Chuck Loring - Loring, Sternberg & Associates (BoardSource Certified)
* plus special extended day for fundraising tips - view details


May 6th - Toxic Charity
Robert Lupton, Author of Toxic Charity
* plus special lunch option for additional board members - details to come


Jun. 3rd - Leveraging Board Member's Skills and Influence
Susan Decker - St. Mary of the Woods Faculty (BoardSource Certified)
* plus special extended day for fundraising tips - view details


Jul. 1st - Board Transformation from the Trenches
Peg Smith and Ann Sheets - Executive Director and Board President of American Camp Association

Aug. 5th - Millennial Board Members and Strategies for Engagement
Derrick Feldman - Achieve
* plus special extended day for fundraising tips - view details


Sep. 2nd - Developing a Fundraising Plan
Angela White - Johnson Grossnickle and Associates 


Oct. 7th - Legal and Ethical Integrity: Avoiding Fraud and Lawsuits
Phil Purcell - Attorney, Ball State Foundation
* plus special extended day for fundraising tips - view details

Nov. 4th - The Nonprofit Marketing Guide
Kivi Leroux Miller - Author of The Nonprofit Marketing Guide

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Nonprofit Learning Series - Greencastle & Crawfordsville


2015 Putnam & Montgomery Nonprofit Learning Series


Times:
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Crawfordsville Location: (Feb - May)
Crawfordsville Country Club
3272 W. Country Club Rd. 
Crawfordsville, IN 47933

Greencastle Location: (Aug- Nov) 
The Inn at DePauw
2 West Seminary Street
Greencastle, IN 46135

Cost: $100 / person / series, or $15 / person / workshop

To Register

Questions contact:

Paula Reed (Montgomery Co.)
Vicki Kirby (Putnam Co.)



Crawfordsville Workshops:
· February 3rd -  Planning for the Future: Sustainable Nonprofits
Steve Zimmerman - Spectrum Nonprofits
· March 3rd - Board Orientation and Engagement
Susan Decker - St. Mary of the Woods (BoardSource certified)
· April 7th - Outcomes: Telling Your Story with Results
June Miller - Indiana Nonprofit Resource Network (BoardSource certified)
· May 5th - Toxic Charity
Robert Lupton - Author, Toxic Charity

Greencastle Workshops:
· August 4th - Strategies for Your Fundraising Plan
Nick Parkevich - Loring, Sternberg & Associates
· September 1st - Purposeful Committees and Charges  
Susan Decker - St. Mary of the Woods (BoardSource certified)
· October 6th - Marketing and Crafting Your Message
Andrew Hayenga - Bohlsen Group                                  
· November 3rd - Board's Guide to Finances: Everything You Wanted to Know About Nonprofit Financials, but Were Afraid to Ask 
Lynn Greggs - Simon Bitzer & Associates

To Register

For Questions:

Vicki Kirby at the Putnam County Community Foundation 765-653-4978
Paula Reed at the Montgomery County Community Foundation 765-362-1267