Strengthening Nonprofit Governance & Management
517-796-4750   
 2800 Springport Road, Jackson, Michigan 49202

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Upcoming events

    • Thursday, October 02, 2014
    • Monday, October 01, 2018
    • Customized
    Are you interested in more information about how you might bring Bridges Out of Poverty training to your staff, organization or community? 


    Trainings range from $250 - $2000.  Mileage and other expenses are additional. 
    • Thursday, March 23, 2017
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Conference Room A/B // United Way Center of Jackson // 536 North. Jackson // Jackson, MI 49201

    Description

    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!


    Designed for

    This session is appropriate for anyone involved in the recruitment, retention, and management of volunteers. 



    Facilitator

    Stephanie Schiro, Community Resource Associate, United Way of Jackson


    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

    There is no cost to attend



    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, April 13, 2017
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Baker College of Jackson // 2800 Springport Road // Jackson, MI 49202

    Description

    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? We will address current trends, challenges, and climates for organizations in 2017.


    Session Goals 

    This workshop will provide participants with the following:

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

    Designed for

    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 two-hour workshop will help you with whatever stage of board development you are at with your organization.



    Facilitator

    Regina Pinney, Executive Director

    Learn more about Regina

    Regina has been the Executive Director of the Nonprofit Network since June 2009. With twenty-five years working in the nonprofit sector, she has a full range of experience in fundraising, marketing, governance, management and grant writing. She has led Nonprofit Network from being a county-specific nonprofit management support organization to an international resource specializing in capacity building, professional development and governance and organizational management.


    Previously, she was owner and principal consultant for Funkhouser Consulting, which specialized in providing support, guidance and consulting services to nonprofit organizations.  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 Members - $35.00 

    Additional registrants from same member organization - $25.00

     

    Nonmembers - $50.00


    Please refer to our Cancellation Policy



    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, April 20, 2017
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Room 1027-1028, Welcome Center // Baker College of Jackson // 2800 Springport Road // Jackson, MI 49202

    Description


    You have a social media presence, but are you using it to the fullest? Time, finances, and other obligations often push a robust social strategy to the back burner. But fear not! This session will teach you how to maximize your time and efforts so that you can turn your organization's social media presence into a powerful and engaging marketing and public relations platform. 


    Session Goals


    Attendees will learn how to efficiently build and leverage powerful social media strategies.


    Designed for


    Individuals whose organizations have an existing social media presence (Level: beginner and intermediate)


    Looking for something a little more advanced?  Check out Del's next workshop in July: Paid Facebook Marketing 101.



    Facilitator


    Del Belcher, Mich Marketing


    Del Belcher has been working in social media in multiple capacities over the last 8 years. His work in social media marketing, advertising and PR in the areas of higher education, nonprofit, and live events have given him a unique perspective when it comes to helping organizations taking on big challenges on a small budget.


    Del currently wears multiple hats in the digital media world as Social Media Specialist at Jackson College, Live Stream Designer at Westwinds Community Church, founder of the Jackson Social Media Club, and co-owner of Mich Marketing a social media coaching, brand identity, and market research company he founded in 2015 with his wife Stephanie.


    Del currently resides in Spring Arbor, MI with his wife and their two cats.


    Connect with Del on LinkedIn.



    Cost

    Nonprofit Network Members - $50.00 

    Additional registrants from same member organization - $40.00

     

    Nonmembers - $65.00

    Please refer to our Cancellation Policy



    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, April 27, 2017
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Conference Room A/B // United Way Center of Jackson // 536 North. Jackson // Jackson, MI 49201

    Description

    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!


    Designed for

    This session is appropriate for anyone involved in the recruitment, retention, and management of volunteers. 



    Facilitator

    Stephanie Schiro, Community Resource Associate, United Way of Jackson


    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

    There is no cost to attend



    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 02, 2017
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Room 1028-1027, Welcome Center // Baker College of Jackson // 2800 Springport Road // Jackson, MI 49202

    Description

    Our quarterly Executive Director and Leadership Networking series is a working lunch. Each session features a guest speaker who is an expert in the areas most relevant to those who serve as leaders within the nonprofit sector. 


    This Session's Topic

    Creating and Nurturing a Strong Board Culture

    Featuring Molly Kaser, President and CEO of Center for Family Health


    Designed for

    Those who serve as leaders in nonprofits, including, but not limited to, Executive Directors, CEO's, board members, and managers.


    Molly Kaser, President and CEO of Center for Family Health

    Education: Bachelor's, Michigan State University; Diploma in Nursing, Mercy Central School of Nursing; Master's in Public Health, University of Michigan


    Joined Center: 1990 when it was the Center for Healthy Beginnings


    Recognitions: Athena Award in 2013, Susan B. Anthony Award in 1992


    Community Involvement: Current - Baker College Board of Regents,  Henry Ford Allegiance Health Improvement Organization Committee, John George Home; Former – Community Action Agency, Vista Grande Villa, AWARE Shelter, Handicapped Children & Adults, Michigan Primary Care Association.




    Cost

    Attendance is free.  


    You may choose to order lunch through us for $15.00, or you may bring your own food. 


    Please refer to our Cancellation Policy



    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.


     


    • Friday, May 05, 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Lower Level Community Room // Marshall Street Armory // 330 Marshall Street // Lansing MI 48912

    Presented by Nonprofit Network in partnership with Michigan Nonprofit Association



      



    Description

    This full day training will be a fast paced, comprehensive and holistic view of raising money for your mission to build a stronger overall fundraising program.  The day will include strategies and steps to mobilize staff, board and volunteers.


    All participants should come prepared to share, learn, and plan.  Curriculum will include assessment tools, discovery sessions and best practices. 


    This full-day session includes a catered lunch. Registration opens at 8:30 am and the training will start promptly at 9:00 am


    Session Goals 

    The workshop is interactive and will utilize data, training, discussion, peer interaction and coaching to address the following:

    • Donor acquisition, retention and upgrade strategies
    • Fund development plans for multi-generational audiences
    • The must-haves of any fundraising program
    •  Using social media and technology
    • Training and engaging board members in the process
    • Grants and major gifts
    • Special event management.

    Designed for


    Appropriate and relevant for Executive Directors, Board Members, Development Staff and volunteers. 


    Facilitator

    Regina Pinney, Executive Director


    Learn more about Regina

    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.



    Cost

    Nonprofit Network Members - $70.00 

    Additional registrants from same member organization - $60.00


    Michigan Nonprofit Association Members - $70.00

    Additional registrants from same member organization - $60.00

     

    Nonmembers - $90.00


    Please refer to our Cancellation Policy



    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 17, 2017
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Baker College of Jackson // 2800 Springport Road // Jackson, MI 49202
    • 25
     

    Do you realize that people--that donors--remember a story far longer than they remember facts and figures alone?   

     

    How are your storytelling skills?

     

    In this session, we'll examine the value stories play in your organization's fundraising, program promotion, and even board recruitment.  We'll explore the structure of a good story, tips to get better at storytelling, and ways to use storytelling to share information, build your professional capabilities, and bolster your organization's financial position.

     

     


    About the presenter: 

     

    Tom Williams, Capacity Building Consultant

    Tom  has worked in the nonprofit sector since 1996 in roles at the local, state and national levels.  Prior to coming to Nonprofit Network, Tom served as a statewide capacity building director with Michigan Habitat for Humanity , where he supported 73 separate governing boards through its affiliate structure.  In this role, he assisted organizations in their strategic planning processes, operational standards, policy development and board governance practices.  Before his time at the state level, Tom was involved in developing and implementing national partnerships, including Habitat's long-running relationship with Thrivent Financial.  Tom also served as an Executive Director of a Habitat affiliate.

    Prior to his nonprofit work with Habitat, Tom served as staff to a county planning commission where he developed land use and transportation plans, in addition to grant writing and community development work.   Tom is a graduate of the University of Michigan.

     


    Cost:

     

    Nonprofit Network Member - $35.00

    Additional registrants from the same member organization - $25.00

    Future Nonprofit Network Member - $50.00

     


     

    • Wednesday, May 24, 2017
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Baker College of Jackson // 2800 Springport Road // Jackson, MI 49202

    Description

    In addition to planning how much money your organizations needs each year for programs and operations, your organization might occasionally need to raise extra money for capital improvements.  Capital needs can range from computers to buildings. A capital campaign is an intensive fundraising effort organized to meet a specific financial goal. 



    Session Goals 

    This workshop will provide participants with the following:

    • Determine your readiness for capital fundraising
    • Plan a capital campaign from preparation to celebration
    • Understand how to use gift range charts as planning and evaluation tools
    • Enlist the right volunteers for your capital campaign
    • How to conduct prospect research

    Designed for

    Leadership for any organization that is thinking about a capital campaign. 



    Facilitator

    Regina Pinney, Executive Director

    Learn more about Regina

    Regina has been the Executive Director of the Nonprofit Network since June 2009. With twenty-five years working in the nonprofit sector, she has a full range of experience in fundraising, marketing, governance, management and grant writing. She has led Nonprofit Network from being a county-specific nonprofit management support organization to an international resource specializing in capacity building, professional development and governance and organizational management.


    Previously, she was owner and principal consultant for Funkhouser Consulting, which specialized in providing support, guidance and consulting services to nonprofit organizations.  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 Members - $45.00 

    Additional registrants from same member organization - $35.00

     

    Nonmembers - $60.00


    Please refer to our Cancellation Policy



    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 25, 2017
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Conference Room A/B // United Way Center of Jackson // 536 North. Jackson // Jackson, MI 49201

    Description

    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!


    Designed for

    This session is appropriate for anyone involved in the recruitment, retention, and management of volunteers. 



    Facilitator

    Stephanie Schiro, Community Resource Associate, United Way of Jackson


    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

    There is no cost to attend



    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.


     


    • Friday, June 09, 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Lower Level Community Room // 330 Marshall Street // Lansing, MI 48912

    Description

    How do you pack in good governance, due diligence, policy conversation, relationship building, committee work, strategic conversations and board engagement in one hour or so each month? How do you get everything done in 12-14 hours a year? This comprehensive approach to board management, culture, and structure builds a board that can see around corners for new opportunities and realities


    This full-day session includes a catered lunch. Registration opens at 8:30 am and the training will start promptly at 9:00 am


    Session Goals 

    This workshop will provide participants with the following:

    • The three enduring principles of strong boards
    • Board meeting planning tools
    • Effective meeting management strategies
    • Foundational elements of board structure
    • How to cultivate engagement around your board room table

    Designed for

    This session is relevant to any board, committee, or team structure seeking improvement. Attendance as a group, while beneficial, is not necessary.


    Facilitator

    Tom Williams, Capacity Builder


    Learn more about Tom

    Tom has worked in the nonprofit sector since 1996 in roles at the local, state and national levels.  Prior to coming to Nonprofit Network, Tom served as a statewide capacity building director with Michigan Habitat for Humanity, where he supported 73 separate governing boards through its affiliate structure.  In this role, he assisted organizations in their strategic planning processes, operational standards, policy development and board governance practices. 


    Before his time at the state level, Tom was involved in developing and implementing national partnerships, including Habitat's long-running relationship with Thrivent Financial.  Tom also served as an Executive Director of a Habitat affiliate. Prior to his nonprofit work with Habitat, Tom served as staff to a county planning commission where he developed land use and transportation plans, in addition to grant writing and community development work.  Tom is a graduate of the University of Michigan.



    Cost

    Nonprofit Network Members - $70.00 

    Additional registrants from same member organization - $60.00


    Michigan Nonprofit Association Members - $70.00

    Additional registrants from same member organization - $60.00

     

    Nonmembers - $90.00


    Please refer to our Cancellation Policy



    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, June 20, 2017
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Baker College of Jackson // 2800 Springport Road // Jackson, MI 49202

    Description

    Donors want prompt, personal gift acknowledgements. Is it time to re-think your thank you note?  


    Development professionals who have re-engineered their acknowledgement letters to focus on the needs of the donor are raising more money and improving donor retention. Many have also received immediate and very generous additional gifts from donors who are now reading something they can get excited about. 


    Session Goals 

    This workshop will provide participants with the understanding of the following:

    • The 20 key elements that will make your thank you letters superior
    • Using a thank you note as a development and fundraising tool
    • How to write an effective thank you
    • The importance of donor retention

    Designed for

    Anyone involved in your fundraising or philanthropic efforts.



    Facilitator

    Regina Pinny, Executive Director


    Regina has been the Executive Director of the Nonprofit Network since June 2009. With twenty-five years working in the nonprofit sector, she has a full range of experience in fundraising, marketing, governance, management and grant writing. She has led Nonprofit Network from being a county-specific nonprofit management support organization to an international resource specializing in capacity building, professional development and governance and organizational management.


    Previously, she was owner and principal consultant for Funkhouser Consulting, which specialized in providing support, guidance and consulting services to nonprofit organizations.  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 Members - $45.00 

    Additional registrants from same member organization - $35.00

     

    Nonmembers - $60.00


    Please refer to our Cancellation Policy



    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, June 22, 2017
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Conference Room A/B // United Way Center of Jackson // 536 North. Jackson // Jackson, MI 49201

    Description

    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!


    Designed for

    This session is appropriate for anyone involved in the recruitment, retention, and management of volunteers. 



    Facilitator

    Stephanie Schiro, Community Resource Associate, United Way of Jackson


    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

    There is no cost to attend



    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, July 25, 2017
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Baker College of Jackson // 2800 Springport Road // Jackson, MI 49202

    Description


    Over the past few years, Facebook has grown into an incredibly powerful advertising platform. But while Facebook is still free to use, you are going to have to pay in order to access the platform's full potential! This session will guide you through the ins and outs of running a successful paid Facebook campaign from start to finish. We will be discussing tracking pixels, ad placement, text copy best practices, audience targeting, as well as the various types of Facebook ads and how they can help you reach your network and your goals.  


    Session Goals

     

    This workshop will provide participants with the knowledge to start, edit, and track engaging, powerful, and successful Facebook ad campaigns from start to finish.


    Designed for


    Intermediate level 


    Looking for something a little less specific?  Check out Del's workshop in April: First Class Social Media on an Economy Class Budget



    Facilitator


    Del Belcher, Mich Marketing


    Del Belcher has been working in social media in multiple capacities over the last 8 years. His work in social media marketing, advertising and PR in the areas of higher education, nonprofit, and live events have given him a unique perspective when it comes to helping organizations taking on big challenges on a small budget.


    Del currently wears multiple hats in the digital media world as Social Media Specialist at Jackson College, Live Stream Designer at Westwinds Community Church, founder of the Jackson Social Media Club, and co-owner of Mich Marketing a social media coaching, brand identity, and market research company he founded in 2015 with his wife Stephanie.


    Del currently resides in Spring Arbor, MI with his wife and their two cats.


    Connect with Del on LinkedIn.



    Cost

    Nonprofit Network Members - $50.00 

    Additional registrants from same member organization - $40.00

     

    Nonmembers - $65.00

    Please refer to our Cancellation Policy



    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.


     


    • Friday, August 18, 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Lower Level Community Room // Marshall Street Armory // 330 Marshall Street // Lansing MI 48912

    Presented by Nonprofit Network in partnership with the Michigan Nonprofit Association


      



    Description

    Effective verbal and nonverbal communication skills are essential as well as valuable in the workplace. Understanding how to communicate effectively and how to resolve conflicts can lead to a more productive environment. It takes awareness, training and the know-how to apply proven techniques to all kinds of situations to be an effective communicator. 


    This workshop will be very interactive and will teach you how to choose and use the most appropriate words and emotional tone for every business interaction. You will gain insights into your communication style and into the styles of others, while building skills to clearly and effectively receive and transmit information, ideas, thoughts, feelings, and needs.


    This full-day session includes a catered lunch. Registration opens at 8:30 am and the training will start promptly at 9:00 am


    Session Goals 

    This workshop will provide participants with an understanding of the following:

    • Your own style of handling conflict and how those with other styles handle conflicts
    • Communicating and working effectively across multi-generational lines
    • The key principles of effective communication
    • Using communication skills to address conflict
    • The resources available to assist in resolving conflict 
    • The importance of perceptions 
    •  Applying good listening skills in order to communicate with diplomacy, tact and credibility
    • The impact of stress on communication

    Designed for

    This training, designed for those who want to learn how effective communication can reduce conflict, is appropriate for board members and all levels of nonprofit staff.


    Facilitator

    Katena Cain, Nonprofit Management Consultant


    Katena is a professional consultant skilled at helping diverse groups and communities think creatively and collaboratively. She empowers people to translate conflict and differences into creative breakthrough. She is a management consultant with Nonprofit Network where she works primarily with initiatives surrounding diversity, inclusion and equity, communication and board governance. At Nonprofit Network, Katena has established the L.E.A.D (Leadership Exploration Achieving Diversity) leadership program with the goal of training diverse leaders to provide meaningful representation in service to the community. Additionally, Katena has developed a diversity, inclusion and equity toolkit and curriculum to be utilized across the State.


    Prior to coming to Nonprofit Network, Katena was in higher education where she served as an academic adviser and as the lead facilitator to Sisters of Strength, a service and leadership organization for women of color, at Jackson College. While in her leadership role with the Sisters of Strength, Katena supported, encouraged and assisted many women of color toward their efforts in achieving academic and professional success. Katena serves on the board of daVinci Institute and is a board committee member at Allegiance Health in Jackson, MI. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University, a Master’s degree in Organizational Management from Spring Arbor University, is a PhD candidate in Organizational Leadership at Grand Canyon University and is a certified Bridges Out of Poverty trainer.



    Cost

    Nonprofit Network Members - $70.00 

    Additional registrants from same member organization - $60.00


    Michigan Nonprofit Association Members - $70.00

    Additional registrants from same member organization - $60.00

     

    Nonmembers - $90.00


    Please refer to our Cancellation Policy



    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.


     



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