These support calls will be Vision Readiness and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion meetings to help collectively advance your work. Come to share your success and barriers and receive peer support.
This group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 10 AM until 11 AM
Registering will allow us to email you with a 1 day reminder and any important updates, informational sharing and/or schedule changes.
Laura utilizes her diverse career experiences to provide real world problems and solutions for her audience. She has been a board member, Executive Director and volunteer which gives her the ability to bring a practical approach to the information she presents. She is passionate about serving nonprofits and assisting organizations to meet their missions. Providing tangible strategies, she excels at helping people understand how to implement and apply their gained knowledge. Read more about Laura HERE
This Executive Director networking opportunity will help you with building your capabilities through peer learning and networking relationships.
Come share up-to-date information about current trends and gather tools to help you be a more effective nonprofit executive director.
This group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every other month.
Capacity Builder ~ Nonprofit Network
Sharon's approach to her work as a Capacity Builder is based on her commitment to provide excellent service with the highest degree of professional integrity. She enjoys working with a diverse clientele who have a passion for their mission. Having worn many hats – Executive Director, Development Director, Board Member, Volunteer, Consultant and Donor – in the nonprofit sector affords Sharon a unique perspective in her work as a Capacity Building Consultant at Nonprofit Network.
She has over 30 years of experience in the sector including management, planning, coaching and fundraising and enjoys assisting organizations increase their capacity.
She credits her in-depth knowledge to her years as Deputy Director of Development for the American Lung Association of Michigan where she managed a team and was responsible for all aspects of statewide development efforts focusing on relationship building; the Michigan Historical Museum where she headed the Michigan Historical Center Foundation, worked with museum staff on setting goals with an eye to private support and completed the fundraising for the 20th Century permanent galleries; and for more than 20 years as President of Castle & Associates, Inc. a full-service organizational management firm where she assisted clients with strategic planning, coaching, and all aspects of philanthropy. She was a long-time volunteer facilitator at Gryphon Place where she trained volunteers to utilize active listening and empathy skills when working with individuals in crisis. Sharon recently completed courses in Cognitive Coaching Foundation and Adaptive Schools expanding her repertoire of practical facilitation tools including: skills to move groups beyond consensus to common focus; ways to value and use dissension, argument and conflict; and strategies for keeping group members on track, on topic, energized and resourceful.
There continues to be lots going! These Friday calls will help you be responsive to current issues, Covid issues, staffing issues, or what ever else you wish to discuss. Come prepared to share what you know. As always, we will find time to breathe, laugh and cry - or what ever may be necessary.
This group meets on the 4th Friday of every month from Noon until 1 PM.
Regina empowers people with knowledge and information, creating opportunities to build people’s strength and self-sufficiency. She rarely removes her coaching hat and loves to see people shift their perspectives. She connects every “what” with a “why” to ensure that you not only have a recipe for success but also understand how to use every ingredient for success in multiple ways. People enjoy that she is straightforward and provides impactful examples that allow people to apply the knowledge. Read more about Regina HERE
Model The Way ~ A Workshop for ED's
Organizational values, Vision and Mission. The personal work begins to shape Organizational work.
This workshop: Great Leaders establish principles concerning the way people (constituents, peers, colleagues, and customers alike) should be treated and the way they should pursue goals.
Great Leaders create standards of excellence and set an example for others to follow.
Great leaders get there by first starting internally and develop a leadership philosophy. Your leadership philosophy are personal values and principles that guide actions and decisions and that are brought to the work you do for your organization.
Your values and your organizational values become guideposts.
Designed for— In this workshop we will examine, frame and discuss your leadership philosophies with peers. We will explore how these shape the organizations that you lead, how you build and affirm the shared values of your organization, and how you align your actions with those shared values to build an internal culture
Thank You Cook Family Foundation for hosting these essential discussions!
If you need assistance with registration, a cancellation or a change in your registration please email Tracey@Nonprofnetwork.org or call our office at 517-796-4750. ~We're happy to help!
Laura utilizes her diverse career experiences to provide real world problems and solutions for her audience. She has been a board member, Executive Director and volunteer which gives her the ability to bring a practical approach to the information she presents. She is passionate about serving nonprofits and assisting organizations to meet their missions. Providing tangible strategies, she excels at helping people understand how to implement and apply their gained knowledge. You can read more about Laura HERE
This Executive Director mini retreat is a great learning opportunity to help you design the future of your community. An opportunity to share our collective values, and agree on our vision for what we want for our community.
The Executive Director retreat is a full day for ED's to step away from the stresses and busyness of their individual organizations and come to learn from one another.
Generously hosted by The Cook Family Foundation
**More info will follow soon!
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