Strengthening Nonprofit Governance & Management
517-796-4750   
 536 N.Jackson Street,  Jackson, Michigan 49201

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Upcoming events

    • Tuesday, April 21, 2015
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • At Your Own Desk - Webinar (EST)

    We are pleased to partner with Vanessa Chase from The Storytelling Non-Profit to bring you this opportunity.

     

    Did you meet your fundraising goal last year? Are you feeling good about achieving your fundraising goals in 2015? A fundraising plan is the foundation of a strong fundraising program that is able to achieve its goals. Specifically, that plan has to be executed in a sustainable way, which is achieved by taking into account your specific resources and capacity.

    During this 60-minute webinar, you'll learn the following:

    • How to do your own fundraising audit to determine your benchmarks
    • Tips for determining your best fundraising strategies based on their return on investment
    • The basics of how to create a fundraising plan
    • Ideas for time management and staying on track to achieve your goals

    Presenter

    Vanessa Chase is the President of The Storytelling Non-Profit, which she founded in 2012 because she wanted to help non-profit organizations articulate their impact to donors in a way that would help them exceed fundraising goals. To date she has help non-profits throughout North America raise over $10 million. Her clients have included: Union Gospel Mission, BC Children’s Hospital, Cancer Care Connection, Universal Outreach Foundation, Hope For The Nations and A Rocha Canada.

    As a recognized expert in communications and storytelling, Vanessa has been invited to speak at a number of events and associations including: NetSquared Vancouver, Artez Interactive, UBC Impact Labs and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Association of Donor Relations Professionals and Blackbaud Conference for Non-Profits.

    Vanessa is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Vancouver chapter, a CFRE candidate and currently serves as Chair of the Board of Directors at Women Against Violence Against Women.

    Check out Vanessa's Blog ! 

    Cost:

    Nonprofit Network Members - $35.00

    Non- members - $50.00

    • Wednesday, April 22, 2015
    • 11:00 AM
    • Thursday, April 23, 2015
    • 1:00 PM
    • Consumers Energy
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    Are you looking for volunteers to serve your nonprofit organization? Consumers Energy has 2,200 Jackson-based employees and 1,300 Jackson-residing retirees -- all of whom are encouraged to volunteer their time.  



    To further promote volunteerism and engage and connect their employees to opportunities in their own community, Consumers Energy is hosting a second Volunteer Fair, and all Jackson-area nonprofits are invited!


    Nonprofit organizations who serve Jackson County have the opportunity to staff a table on two separate, but consecutive, days.  One six-foot table and chairs will be provided per booth. Please bring your branding (signs, table decor, etc), business cards and any hand-outs that you'd like to distribute to the prospective volunteers.


    "We appreciated having the direct exposure to so many individuals. It was easy for potential volunteers to interact with the organizations. It was easy for us to be exposed to so many good candidates for volunteer jobs. Face-to-face is nice in the digital world and gives us opportunity to close the deal or note when to follow up." (Nonprofit attendant in 2014)



    This is a great (and free!) opportunity to recruit volunteers. Whether you can attend one day or both, you won't want to miss it!


    Tables--both shared and single--are available on a first come, first served basis (see registration options for more information) Be sure to register today to secure your place!


    Wednesday, April 22

    11:00 am to 1:00 pm

    1945 W. Parnall Rd.


    Thursday, April 23

    11:00 am to 1:00 pm

    One Energy Plaza



    Set-up begins at 10:30 am on both days.


    Please note the following--

    1. To be eligible to participate, your organization MUST serve Jackson County.
    2. Due to constraints on space, we request that each organization brings no more than three individuals to staff its table. 
    3. You must provide Nonprofit Network with the name(s) of the people from your organization who will attend the event--only those who are on Consumers security's list will be admitted.
    Thank you in advance for your cooperation and your time in making these days a success!



    • Thursday, April 23, 2015
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • United Way Conference Room A/B, 536 N. Jackson St., Jackson, MI 49201
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    Join us for this monthly networking and training opportunity to help anyone who is responsible for recruiting, training, managing and thanking volunteers.

     

    Bring your business cards so the networking can continue after the meeting!

     

    This Month's Topic: Communication: The, "what, when and how," of keeping your volunteers in the loop.

     

    Facilitators:


    Regina Funkhouser

    Regina has been the Executive Director of Nonprofit Network since June 2009. Previously she was owner and principal consultant for Funkhouser Consulting, a Jackson, MI firm specializing in providing support, guidance and consulting services to nonprofit organizations. She had a wide and diverse client base including the Center for Family Health, Family Service & Children's Aid, Community Action Agency, Child and Parent Center, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Jackson School of the Arts and many more.  Prior to owning her own company, Regina was the Development Director for the Kitsap Humane Society in Silverdale, Washington, the Community Development Director for the Child and Parent Resources in Tacoma, Washington and the Special Events Coordinator for the Multiple Sclerosis Society in Toledo, Ohio.  Regina is a graduate of Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green Ohio. 

     

     

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    Stephanie Schiro

     

    Stephanie joined the United Way of Jackson County in October of 2013 as the Community Resource Associate. She plans all United Way special events, is a board member on the Women’s Leadership Council and maintains the Volunteer Portal. She graduated from Jackson College with her Associates in General Studies and later Spring Arbor University with her Bachelors in Social Work. Stephanie has been happily involved with volunteering her whole life. She has been involved with organizations such as KidsHope USA, 1208 Greenwood Church, and the Jackson County Freedom Coalition. Her work with the United Way’s Volunteer Portal allows her to have a distinctive perspective on the relationship between the organization and the volunteer and in turn, ways to develop and maintain a healthy relationship between these two important entities.



    Cost:

    Nonprofit Network Member Benefit - No Charge

    Future Nonprofit Network Member - $10.00


    Please Note: Nonprofit Network may videotape or photograph public events. Videos and photos are used solely for the promotional purposes of Nonprofit Network. Nonprofit Network will regard as confidential all non-public information obtained during the course of its professional assignments. Information given in a public setting has no expectation of confidentiality.

    • Tuesday, May 05, 2015
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • United Way of Jackson Conference Room A/B, 536 N. Jackson St, Jackson MI 49201
    • 19

    Executive Director Networking is an opportunity for leaders, from all sectors of nonprofit organizations, to gather together, collaborate and share ideas. This provides a unique opportunity for arts, human service, education and environment organizations, as well as any other nonprofit, to learn from one another and receive peer support.

     

    Topic: Building Relationships with Funders


    Special Guest Facilitator: Dana Ashlock, Program Director, Jackson Community Foundation

     

    Make plans to join Nonprofit Network for this networking opportunity.


    Cost:

    Nonprofit Network members: Free

    Non-Members: $10.00


    Please register so we can plan accordingly.

     

    Please Note: Nonprofit Network may videotape or photograph public events. Videos and photos are used solely for the promotional purposes of Nonprofit Network. Nonprofit Network will regard as confidential all non-public information obtained during the course of its professional assignments. Information given in a public setting has no expectation of confidentiality.

    • Wednesday, May 06, 2015
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Cascades Manor House, 1970 Kibby Road, Jackson, MI 49203
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      Click the above logo for more information

    Workshops
    Learn from seasoned professionals, topics such as social media, fund development, and security and ethics related to technology and the cloud will be discussed.


    Exhibitors
    Visit with area experts, learn about their products and services. Participate in hands on demonstrations and applications.


    Learning Objective:

    Walk away with technology tools and tips that you can put into action right away.


    Who should attend?

    • Executive Directors
    • Nonprofit Volunteers
    • Nonprofit Staff
    • Anyone interested in learning more about using technology to advance the mission of their organization.


    Bonus: A $50 service – Free!

    Improve the performance and security of your laptop. Boost the overall speed and performance of your PC. Stop by and drop off your laptop with the team from Highway T

    Sign up for one of four 90-minute slots for the following maintenance and security checks for FREE:

    • Malware scanning and removal
    • Optimize hard-drive via Defragging
    • Free up disk space by removing unnecessary temporary  files
    • Antivirus Check (verify that the antivirus is up-to-date and offer recommendations)

    Due to time restraints, there are only four available slots that will be filled on a first come, first served basis.  E-mail Carrie@NonprofNetwork.org with "Tech Expo Bonus" in the subject line to reserve your space.



      



    Cost: 

    Nonprofit Network Members/Michigan Nonprofit Association Members-  $75.00

    Additional attendants from the same organization - $60.00 


    Non-members - $125.00


    Registration at the door for all attendants - $125.00




    Please Note: Nonprofit Network may videotape or photograph public events. Videos and photos are used solely for the promotional purposes of Nonprofit Network. Nonprofit Network will regard as confidential all non-public information obtained during the course of its professional assignments. Information given in a public setting has no expectation of confidentiality.

    • Tuesday, May 12, 2015
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Baker College of Jackson Welcome Center Room 1028, 2800 Springport Road, Jackson, MI 49202
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    Discover the most accurate and efficient way to use QuickBooks for your nonprofit. Don’t waste time through trial and error learning.  Whether you are brand new to the software or you just need a little help, our QuickBooks Pro Advisor will teach you the skills you need in order to work with confidence. Take advantage of the power and flexibility of QuickBooks. This is not a hands-on workshop.  We do the typing…and you do the learning. Become a confident user and find answers to your QuickBooks frustrations. 

     

    QuickBooks for Nonprofits – Level 2 Learn about:

    • Payroll for Nonprofits
    • Nonprofit Specific Reporting
    • Analyzing your Financial Data
    • Common QuickBooks Mistakes
    • More Tips & Tricks

    Appropriate for those comfortable with the Microsoft Office and have a basic understanding of financial transactions relative to nonprofit organizations.  


    About the Presenter: 

    Dorothy Hawley has used QuickBooks since it first became available 23 years ago.

    She holds a degree in business and offers over 35 years of accounting experience in the for profit as well as nonprofit sectors.  Now, one of Intuit’s QuickBooks Pro Advisors, she owns and operates Dorothy Hawley Accounting Services which specializes in setting up QuickBooks for nonprofit organizations, training staff providing ongoing support and offering financial management to the local nonprofit community.  Her outstanding reputation for clean audits and best practices precedes her. Dorothy is dedicated to making sure ALL your questions are answered.      


    Cost: Nonprofit Network Members - $35.00 Guests (from same organization) $25.00

     

    Nonmembers - $50.00


    Please Note: Nonprofit Network may videotape or photograph public events. Videos and photos are used solely for the promotional purposes of Nonprofit Network. Nonprofit Network will regard as confidential all non-public information obtained during the course of its professional assignments. Information given in a public setting has no expectation of confidentiality.


     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    • Thursday, May 14, 2015
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • At Your Desk EDT
    • 24

    Nonprofit boards are responsible for the financial health of the organization they serve. All board members should be aware of what their role is in managing the fiscal operations of the nonprofit they serve. Join this webinar to gain an overview of how you, as a board member, can measure financial solvency, map profitability of programs and operations and monitor income and expense deviations from your organization’s budget. 

    Appropriate for current and incoming board members and nonprofit professionals.


    About the presenter:  


    Regina Funkhouser has been the Executive Director of Nonprofit Network since June 2009. Previously she was owner and principal consultant for Funkhouser Consulting, a Jackson, MI firm specializing in providing support, guidance and consulting services to nonprofit organizations. She had a wide and diverse client base including the Center for Family Health, Family Service & Children's Aid, Community Action Agency, Child and Parent Center, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Jackson School of the Arts and many more.  Prior to owning her own company, Regina was the Development Director for the Kitsap Humane Society in Silverdale, Washington, the Community Development Director for the Child and Parent Resources in Tacoma, Washington and the Special Events Coordinator for the Multiple Sclerosis Society in Toledo, Ohio.  Regina is a graduate of Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green Ohio. 

     


    Cost: No Charge for Nonprofit Network Members

    $10.00 Future Members

     

    Please note: Board 101 - Basic board responsibilities is a recommended prerequisite  for this webinar


    Please Note: Nonprofit Network may videotape or photograph public events. Videos and photos are used solely for the promotional purposes of Nonprofit Network. Nonprofit Network will regard as confidential all non-public information obtained during the course of its professional assignments. Information given in a public setting has no expectation of confidentiality.


     

     

    • Thursday, May 28, 2015
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • United Way Conference Room A/B, 536 N. Jackson St., Jackson, MI 49201
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    Join us for this monthly networking and training opportunity to help anyone who is responsible for recruiting, training, managing and thanking volunteers.

     

    Bring your business cards so the networking can continue after the meeting!

     

    This Month's Topic: The Monetary Value of Volunteers: The how and why of tracking their time.

     

    Facilitators

     

    Diane McDonald

     

    Diane joined Nonprofit Network in 2010 and assists nonprofits in best practices. Upon graduation from Michigan State University, Diane began a career in the for profit sector in merchandising and retail 

    buying with R.H. Macy & Co, Inc., in Kansas City, Missouri. After two years she was promoted on to Davidson’s, a Macy's division in Atlanta, Georgia, as department store group manager. A relocation to the Detroit area provided the opportunity for Diane to join Manufacturers Bank as branch manager. Her introduction to the nonprofit sector came through the Jackson Community Foundation, where she served as Grant and Scholarship Coordinator. Diane's broad range of professional experience in the for profit and non profit sector allows her to bring a unique prospective to assist nonprofit professionals in all areas of their professional development.

    ______________________________________________________

    Stephanie Schiro

     

    Stephanie joined the United Way of Jackson County in October of 2013 as the Community Resource Associate. She plans all United Way special events, is a board member on the Women’s Leadership Council and maintains the Volunteer Portal. She graduated from Jackson College with her Associates in General Studies and later Spring Arbor University with her Bachelors in Social Work. Stephanie has been happily involved with volunteering her whole life. She has been involved with organizations such as KidsHope USA, 1208 Greenwood Church, and the Jackson County Freedom Coalition. Her work with the United Way’s Volunteer Portal allows her to have a distinctive perspective on the relationship between the organization and the volunteer and in turn, ways to develop and maintain a healthy relationship between these two important entities.



    Cost:

    Nonprofit Network Member Benefit - No Charge

    Future Nonprofit Network Member - $10.00


    Please Note: Nonprofit Network may videotape or photograph public events. Videos and photos are used solely for the promotional purposes of Nonprofit Network. Nonprofit Network will regard as confidential all non-public information obtained during the course of its professional assignments. Information given in a public setting has no expectation of confidentiality.

    • Wednesday, June 17, 2015
    • 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    • LISD Tech Center // Professional Development Center // 1372 N Main St, Adrian, MI 49221

    Poverty is a complex social, economic and political issue that a "one-size-fits-all" approach fails to resolve. Investing the time to explore the research, listen to stories of those living in poverty, and discover new ways of thinking about policies and systems will create better outcomes.

     

    Broaden your perspective and understand the economic realities of poverty. 

    • Identify how your work can have a significant and lasting impact on addressing poverty.  
    • Learn how to use policies and systems to create better outcomes instead of barriers to moving out of poverty.
    • Use this model to improve systems for better outcomes at the individual, institution and community level.

    Appropriate for:  All nonprofit professionals and board members


    Presenter: Patrice Martin, Nonprofit Leadership Coach

    Originally from Chicago, Patrice became a permanent resident of the great State of Michigan in 1984, settling in Hillsdale County. She parlayed her administrative and human resource skills from the private, for-profit sector into a long term commitment to the nonprofit sector. She has held positions as diverse as Legal Advocate for Domestic Harmony to Strategic Grants Officer for South Central Michigan Works! She is also a former Hillsdale County Director for Community Action Agency and the inaugural director of the Economic Development Partnership of Hillsdale County.

    Along the way, Patrice has acquired a wealth of training, facilitation and consulting experience. She has been certified as a trainer for the Bridges Out of Poverty model, the Community Leadership Development program of the University of Georgia’s Fanning Institute, and is an authorized facilitator for the Stewards of Children, sexual assault awareness training through Darkness to Light. She also holds a Business Solutions Professional certificate through the Michigan State University School of Labor and Industrial Relations and a completion certificate for the Strategic Foresight system from the University of Houston.

    Cost: $125.00
    Bonus: 12:45 PM - 1:45 PM Stay for lunch and discuss strategies for your organization - $15.00
       
    Nonprofit Network is recognized as a Local Authorized Consultant agency by aha! Process, Inc., the owners of the Bridges Out of Poverty framework.  Three certified trainers are available to host workshops and facilitate conversations using the Bridges model and framework.
     
    • Thursday, June 25, 2015
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • United Way Conference Room A/B, 536 N. Jackson St., Jackson, MI 49201
    • 30

    Join us for this monthly networking and training opportunity to help anyone who is responsible for recruiting, training, managing and thanking volunteers.

     

    Bring your business cards so the networking can continue after the meeting!

     

    This Month's Topic: How you can support your volunteers and why it makes sense.

     

    Facilitators

     

    Diane McDonald

     

    Diane joined Nonprofit Network in 2010 and assists nonprofits in best practices. Upon graduation from Michigan State University, Diane began a career in the for profit sector in merchandising and retail 

    buying with R.H. Macy & Co, Inc., in Kansas City, Missouri. After two years she was promoted on to Davidson’s, a Macy's division in Atlanta, Georgia, as department store group manager. A relocation to the Detroit area provided the opportunity for Diane to join Manufacturers Bank as branch manager. Her introduction to the nonprofit sector came through the Jackson Community Foundation, where she served as Grant and Scholarship Coordinator. Diane's broad range of professional experience in the for profit and non profit sector allows her to bring a unique prospective to assist nonprofit professionals in all areas of their professional development.

    ______________________________________________________

    Stephanie Schiro

     

    Stephanie joined the United Way of Jackson County in October of 2013 as the Community Resource Associate. She plans all United Way special events, is a board member on the Women’s Leadership Council and maintains the Volunteer Portal. She graduated from Jackson College with her Associates in General Studies and later Spring Arbor University with her Bachelors in Social Work. Stephanie has been happily involved with volunteering her whole life. She has been involved with organizations such as KidsHope USA, 1208 Greenwood Church, and the Jackson County Freedom Coalition. Her work with the United Way’s Volunteer Portal allows her to have a distinctive perspective on the relationship between the organization and the volunteer and in turn, ways to develop and maintain a healthy relationship between these two important entities.



    Cost:

    Nonprofit Network Member Benefit - No Charge

    Future Nonprofit Network Member - $10.00


    Please Note: Nonprofit Network may videotape or photograph public events. Videos and photos are used solely for the promotional purposes of Nonprofit Network. Nonprofit Network will regard as confidential all non-public information obtained during the course of its professional assignments. Information given in a public setting has no expectation of confidentiality.

    • Tuesday, September 01, 2015
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • United Way of Jackson Conference Room A/B, 536 N. Jackson St, Jackson MI 49201
    • 20

    Executive Director Networking is an opportunity for leaders, from all sectors of nonprofit organizations, to gather together, collaborate and share ideas. This provides a unique opportunity for arts, human service, education and environment organizations, as well as any other nonprofit, to learn from one another and receive peer support.

     

    Topic: Coaching for Employee Success - Discuss effective ways to help employees draw on their own resourcefulness.

     


    Make plans to join Nonprofit Network for this networking opportunity.


    Cost:

    Nonprofit Network members: Free

    Non-Members: $10.00



    Please register so we can plan accordingly.

     

    Please Note: Nonprofit Network may videotape or photograph public events. Videos and photos are used solely for the promotional purposes of Nonprofit Network. Nonprofit Network will regard as confidential all non-public information obtained during the course of its professional assignments. Information given in a public setting has no expectation of confidentiality.

    • Tuesday, December 01, 2015
    • 12:00 AM
    • Thursday, December 31, 2015
    • 11:30 PM
    • At Your Desk

    Do you know who your next board member is? The key to effective governance is the right mix of talent and expertise. However, recruiting board members can be a daunting task. Learn the steps that will make board recruitment more productive and lead to better results.

     

    In this workshop you will learn:

    • How to identify the skills your board needs to accomplish the organization's mission (and the importance of recruiting board members based on their skills)
    • Where to look for the best board members (you won’t have to look too far)
    • How to communicate expectations
    • How to keep board members engaged and effective

    Past workshop participant comment:


    "It gave me a clear picture of things our organization should be doing to recruit and train new board members."


    Suggested Prerequisite: Board 101 – Basic Responsibilities


    About the presenter: 

    Regina Funkhouser has been the Executive Director of Nonprofit Network since June 2009. Previously she was owner and principal consultant for Funkhouser Consulting, a Jackson, MI firm specializing in providing support, guidance and consulting services to nonprofit organizations. She had a wide and diverse client base including the Center for Family Health, Family Service & Children's Aid, Community Action Agency, Child and Parent Center, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Jackson School of the Arts and many more.  Prior to owning her own company, Regina was the Development Director for the Kitsap Humane Society in Silverdale, Washington, the Community Development Director for the Child and Parent Resources in Tacoma, Washington and the Special Events Coordinator for the Multiple Sclerosis Society in Toledo, Ohio.  Regina is a graduate of Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green Ohio. 


    Cost:
    Nonprofit Network Member - No Charge (Member Benefit)

    Non-Member - $10.00


    This workshop is made possible thanks to funding from

    The Jackson Community Foundation!


     

     

    • Tuesday, December 01, 2015
    • Saturday, December 31, 2016
    • Purchase the Guide

    Are you considering starting a nonprofit organization? 

    Starting a nonprofit takes a considerable amount of time, understanding of financial management, leadership and managerial skills and fundraising. This Guide will help you identify what you need to consider before forming your organization as well as how to prioritize, plan and complete the process.

     

      

    Cost:  


    Printed copy (available for pick-up at our office) - $50.00 

    PDF copy (e-mailed directly to you)- $50.00

    Printed copy (to be shipped to your address) - $54.50


    Please Note: Nonprofit Network may videotape or photograph public events. Videos and photos are used solely for the promotional purposes of Nonprofit Network. Nonprofit Network will regard as confidential all non-public information obtained during the course of its professional assignments. Information given in a public setting has no expectation of confidentiality.

    • Thursday, December 31, 2015
    • Saturday, December 31, 2016
    • At Your Desk - Eastern Time Zone
    • 25

    Leading a nonprofit board requires more than just following an agenda. It is important for the Board Chair to provide mission driven direction and leadership. Many times when Board Chairs are elected, they are not given the directions needed to guide their nonprofit organizations.  This workshop will help you understand the  role and responsibilities of Board Chairs and how they may better perform their duties. 

     

    Appropriate for current and incoming board chairs and nonprofit professionals.


    About the presenter:  


    Regina Funkhouser has been the Executive Director of Nonprofit Network since June 2009. Previously she was owner and principal consultant for Funkhouser Consulting, a Jackson, MI firm specializing in providing support, guidance and consulting services to nonprofit organizations. She had a wide and diverse client base including the Center for Family Health, Family Service & Children's Aid, Community Action Agency, Child and Parent Center, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Jackson School of the Arts and many more.  Prior to owning her own company, Regina was the Development Director for the Kitsap Humane Society in Silverdale, Washington, the Community Development Director for the Child and Parent Resources in Tacoma, Washington and the Special Events Coordinator for the Multiple Sclerosis Society in Toledo, Ohio.  Regina is a graduate of Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green Ohio. 

     


    Cost: No Charge for Nonprofit Network Members

    $10.00 Future Members

     

    PLEASE NOTE:  BOARD 101 - BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES IS SUGGESTED BEFORE TAKING THIS CLASS.    


    Please Note: Nonprofit Network may videotape or photograph public events. Videos and photos are used solely for the promotional purposes of Nonprofit Network. Nonprofit Network will regard as confidential all non-public information obtained during the course of its professional assignments. Information given in a public setting has no expectation of confidentiality.


     

     

    • Thursday, December 31, 2015
    • 12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
    • At Your Desk
    • 11

    WEBINAR ON-DEMAND - Available Anytime! Click on "Show Details" to access


    Board 101: The Basic Legal Obligations, Responsibilities and Duties Every Nonprofit Board Member Should Know

     

    Nonprofit boards have the ultimate responsibility and accountability for the organizations they lead.   

    Does every member of your board understand their legal obligations, basic responsibilities, and duties?

    It doesn't matter if you have served on a board for years or if you are serving on a board for the first time, this one hour course will help you with whatever stage of board development you are at with your organization.  The following will be addressed:


     •3 legal responsibilities of a nonprofit board
    •10 basic responsibilities of a nonprofit board
    •Key tasks the board should undertake


    Past workshop participant comment: "It is a great overview of responsibilities of board members. For newcomers, it's enlightening; for experienced board members, it's a reminder of all their responsibilities."


    About the presenter:  Regina Funkhouser has been the executive director of the Nonprofit Network since June 2009. Previously she was owner and principal consultant for Funkhouser Consulting, a Jackson, MI firm specializing in providing support, guidance and consulting services to nonprofit organizations. She had a wide and diverse client base including the Center for Family Health, Family Service & Children's Aid, Community Action Agency, Child and Parent Center, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Jackson School of the Arts and many more.  Prior to owning her own company, Regina was the Development Director for the Kitsap Humane Society in Silverdale, Washington, the Community Development Director for the Child and Parent Resources in Tacoma, Washington and the Special Events Coordinator for the Multiple Sclerosis Society in Toledo, Ohio.  Regina is a graduate of Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green Ohio. 


    Cost:
    Nonprofit Network Member - No Charge (Member Benefit)
    Non-member - $10.00 


    This workshop is made possible thanks to funding from

    The Jackson Community Foundation!



     

     

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