University of Wisconsin-Parkside
CENTER FOR COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS
Nonprofit Development Program
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September 14, 2012
|In this issue:
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
2012 Nonprofit Leadership Conference - Tuesday, November 13
2:45pm-8:15pm; located at the UW-Parkside Student Center
See below for more information!
** Early Bird Discount Rate available thru October 26;
so REGISTER TODAY **
Upcoming Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Individual Modules:
- Managing Nonprofit Employees and Volunteers - Friday, September 28
- Marketing and Communication for Nonprofits - Friday, October 26
Mentor Kenosha & Racine is offering a new mentoring certificate course for mentoring professionals, educators, and all youth outreach practitioners. This course is grounded in the framework of the evidence-based, nationally recognized Elements of Effective Practice for MentoringTM, and is designed to provide training and resources for professionals creating and/or administering mentor and youth development programs. Participants will walk away with a UW-Parkside Certificate of Completion, and the ability to design, evaluate, and sustain a quality mentoring program.
- Seeking Organizations for Fall 2012 Services Management Course with Professor Karen Crooker-Looking for community partners where students can apply and practice what they are learning about managing the demand and flow of customers, while relying on quality employees to create satisfying interactions with customers. This is the first time this course has officially incorporated a community-based project, and we are looking for projects to start in September and comple by mid-December.
If your organization would like to participate in this Fall semester CBL project, please e-mail Debra Karp at email@example.com or call with questions at 595-2367.
Nonprofit Development Program:
Events & Opportunities
At a glance:
- Upcoming August Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Individual Module:
- Managing Nonprofit Employees and Volunteers - Friday, September 28, 9:00am-2:00pm; located at UW-Parkside / Tallent Hall (Presented by: Guida Brown). (Register Online Here) (View Flyer)
- Marketing and Communication for Nonprofits - Friday, October 26; 9:00am-2:00pm; located at UW-Parkside / Tallent Hall (Presented by: Pat Boelter). (Register Online Here) (View Flyer)
2012 Nonprofit Leadership Conference
Tuesday, November 13; 2:45pm - 8:15pm
Whether you are new to serving or a seasoned board or staff member of nonprofit organizations, the 2012 Nonprofit Leadership Conference will provide you with tips, tools, strategies, and resources to make your organization more effective. Join together and network with others involved in the regional nonprofit sector.
Keynote: Kate Barr
Fee: $49 early-bird; $59 after October 26
Location: Student Center Ballroom
CLICK HERE to register multiple attendees from the same organization with one payment.
2:45pm Registration & Expo
3:15pm Breakout Session I
A. Building a Fund Development Plan to Sustain Your Nonprofit
B. Financial and Non-Financial Benchmarking for Nonprofits
C. Program Outcome Measurement 101
D. After the Election: How Advocacy Can Help Sustain our Nonprofit
E. Social Media Clinic
4:30pm Networking & Expo
5:00pm Keynote: Beyond the "New Normal": Nonprofit Sustainability
6:00pm Dinner & Expo
7:00pm Breakout Session II
A. Strategic Financial Planning for Sustainability and Impact
B. Board Development 101
C. Succession Planning
D. Role of the Board in Strategic Planning
E. Social Media Clinic
Kate Barr is Executive Director of Nonprofits Assistance Fund in Minneapolis, whose mission is to build financially healthy nonprofits that foster community vitality. Kate has led the organization's growth as a premier resource for training, strategic financial consulting, and loans for nonprofit organizations. Her responsibilities include strategic and business planning, development, external relations, and public policy. Prior to joining the organization in 2000, Kate had a career as a bank executive with responsibility for strategy, marketing, and business lending. With her unique insight and experience, she is a popular speaker, trainer, and writer on nonprofit management and financial issues. Kate has a Master's degree from Hamline University and is currently an adjunct faculty member at both Hamline and the University of Minnesota. She serves on the boards of directors of Neighborhood Development Center, Partners for the Common Good, and the Cultural Data Project.
Cultivating Community One Seed at a Time"
|The Importance of Service Learning|
This video was produced to document the above project funded by Midwest Campus Compact Citizen Scientist Initiative in 2011. UW-Parkside partnered with Gateway Technical College, UW-Extension and Racine/Kenosha Community Action Agenchy to engage science students in community food production and nutrition education. Over 230 students from UW-Parkside and GTC took community-based learning courses in which they worked on projects that supported community gardens in Racine and Kenosha or assisted nutrition educators in providing low income and other individuals information about healthy nutrition options and food preparation.
UW-Parkside professors and instructors involved in the project included Penny Lyter (HESM), Stef Strauss-Thompkins (HESM), Patti Clearly (GEOS) and Dave Rogers (BIOS). The video was made by AVA productions and its purpose is to inspire both students and faculty in the STEM disciplines to get involved with community based learning.
SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!
*Professional Development Classes (View)
*YourU Fall 2012 Catalog (View)(Info)
*Online (ed2go) Learning Courses (View)
(highly interactive courses taken entirely on the internet)
*New* UGotClass Online Certificates & Courses (View)
Call 262-595-2240 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
(For more Continuing
Education information, click here)
CHECK IT OUT!
Community Partner: Events & Opportunities
At a glance:
* = New
University of Wisconsin-Parkside Seeks Volunteer and Internship Opportunities
Wisconsin Nonprofits Association:
*Webinar: Using Excel as a Database: Analyzing Data and Creating Reports - Tuesday, September 25 (Create the Future)
*Webinar: Orientation to Leadership Succession Planning - Wednesday, October 10 (Create the Future)
*Blog: Strategically Speaking (with Frank Martinelli)
*Funding Opportunities (updated weekly) (GrantStation)
BoardStar Board Development Workshops:
*Networking: Social Seminar - Wednesday, September 26
*Workshop: Bylaws Clinic - Thursday, October 4
*Workshop: Orientation Express - Wednesday, October 10
*FREE September Podcast: Donor Relations (Listen here)
Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee's
Fall 2012 "Achieve Excellence" Training Catalog / Workshop Calendar
*Workshop: Getting Started with Grant Writing - Tuesday, September 18
*Workshop: Exploring Board Service - Get Ready, Get Connected - Wednesday, September 26
*Workshop: Developing an HR Department to Support Today's Workforce - Thursday, September 27
*Workshop: Reimaging Service: Converting Good Intentions Into Greater Impact - Thursday, October 11 (Call 414-344-3933 or email now to receive conference updates and for registration information)
University of Wisconsin - Parkside seeks Volunteer and Internship Opportunities-University of Wisconsin - Parkside seeks to provide students with meaningful opportunities to apply their knowledge and develop new skills. Your help and guidance are integral to their learning experience.
Students are seeking volunteer and internship opportunities. We are encouraging all employers to submit their request for volunteers and interns as soon as possible.
Please use the on-line posting site by pasting the following in your Internet browser:
Wisconsin Nonprofits Association Common Ground E-News-The Wisconsin Nonprofits Association harnesses resources to advance nonprofit organizations throughout Wisconsin. They find common ground for common good - among nonprofits, businesses, legislative officials, and advocates. To sign-up for their free, monthly Common Ground E-News, please visit their home page and click on the "Free E-News Subscribe" button in the right-hand column.
BoardStar Board Development Workshops in Milwaukee- Envisioning strong nonprofit organizations governed by diverse, passionate and resourceful leaders, BoardStar enables nonprofit Board Directors to overcome challenges through workshops, clinics, custom training, consultation, podcasts, networking and access to resources. Believing that the path to organizational development is through the Board, BoardStar's galaxy of services is designed to strengthen the common denominator at the very heart of every nonprofit organization: the Board of Directors.
|Community Resources & Opportunities
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At a glance:
1) Non Profit Program Manager - The ARC of Racine County Inc.
Peace Learning Circles (PLC) would like to invite you to participate in a Circles of Peace 2012.
The theme this year is:
Peace Begins Here: Civility in Our Communities
The purpose of the event is to bring awareness of how we can better treat each other every day. We will focus on respect, values, inclusion, unity and having a safe place so everyone can live together in peace. Businesses, schools, organizations, places of worship, service clubs and individuals are invited to plan a special happening or event during Circles of Peace 2012, which will take place from September 11 through September 21, the United Nations International Day of Peace. It can be as simple as ten minutes of daily reflection to the songs or topic chosen for a worship service. Businesses, organizations, or even neighborhoods can plan a special event.
Circle of Peace 2012 Invitation to Opening & Closing Ceremonies
Circle of Peace 2012 Letter
Circle of Peace 2012 - Schedule of Events
Beyond Polarization Invitation
General Fundraising Tips & the Fundraising Idea Bank
Center for Community Partnerships
University of Wisconsin-Parkside
The Center for Community Partnerships, Nonprofit Development Program exists to enhance the capacity and effectiveness of nonprofit organizations in Kenosha, Racine, and the surrounding areas by serving as a resource and referral center for its partners and the nonprofit community and through providing management and technical assistance to meet nonprofit needs.
For information on other professional development events for nonprofit organizations or to learn more about the Center for Community Partnerships, please visit our website at:
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