University of Wisconsin-Parkside 
Nonprofit Development Program
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January 31, 2013

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Nonprofit Development Program:
Events & Opportunities

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2013 Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program

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CLICK HERE to view brochure 2013NLCert brochure



FREE Information Session - Friday, February 1; 9:00am to 10:00am; UW-Parkisde/Tallent Hall (900 Wood Road, Kenosha, WI) 



 Pre-registration required so...


**  Call 262-595-2367 to sign-up!  **


Earn the Nonprofit Leadership Certificate by completing 8 modules for $1000. or take individual modules at $150 each. (Technical requirements: Internet and Email)

Each module will have assigned online reading that is required to be completed prior to class. Networking time and a light lunch will be provided. 




Calling All Community Partners!




Seeking Organizations for

Spring 2013 Community Based Learning Projects




Seeking Organizations for Spring 2013 Management Information Systems, Information Technology Foundations Course- Professor Hawk is seeking organizations that need assistance in designing and developing their web site.  Students can provide the following kinds of services:


         Determine web site requirements

         Design and develop new web pages

         Work with existing web content to revise the design and develop revised web pages

         Assist in selecting a hosting service and upload new content to the web site.


Since this is not a graphics design class, students are limited to creating basic graphics and incorporating images in web pages. 


If your organization would like to participate in this spring semester CBL project, or if you have questions, please contact Amanda DesLauriers at 262-595-2652 or e-mail her at





 Seeking Organizations for Spring 2013 Operations Management Principles Course - Students work with community partners looking at organizational process and/or procedures and make suggestions for improvements that will streamline procedures and reduce bottlenecks.  Students can work on projects involving process improvement; quality control; inventory management; and scheduling issues.



Previously this class worked with HALO, Inc to help redesign their donation intake space and make it a more efficient space for clients to be able to utilize.  This included a hair salon, a "resale shop" for clients, and a secure place to keep sensitive paperwork.  Brenda Thomas, Development Assistant at HALO, said "Each issue was addressed and, we strongly feel, successful solutions were presented.  During the PowerPoint, both [students] were able to show us our needs, their design...and how their work will impact our room and our efficiency."


            If your organization would like to participate in this spring semester CBL project, please e-mail Debra Karp at debra.karp@uwp.eduor call with questions at 262-595-2367.







YourU Spring 2013 Catalog

(A Community Guide to Everything UW-Parkside)


(General Information) and  Professional Development Classes

and *ONLINE* (ed2go) Learning Courses


Check out our *New* UGot Class Online Certificates & Courses       



(For more Continuing
Education information, click here)


Call 262-595-2498 or email

















Community Partner:  Events & Opportunities 

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University of Wisconsin-Parkside Seeks Volunteer and Internship Opportunities



 *Workshop:  Purposeful Boards - Powerful Fundraising - Thursday, March 21 (Forward Community Investments)



 Wisconsin Nonprofits Association:    


*Webinar:  Leading Capacity-Building in Your Nonprofit (A Three Part Series) - Wednesdays, February 20, 27 and March 6 (Create the Future)


*Webinar:  Just-In-Time Board Orientation - Thursday, February 21



*Article:  Growing Board Engagement-Part II (Part III) (Philanthropy Journal)

*Article:  4 Ways to be a Leader Who Matters (LinkedIn)

*FREE Webinar: What Executive Directors Desperately Need to Know About Fundraising - Tuesday, February 12 

*Funding Opportunities (updated weekly) (GrantStation)



BoardStar Board Development Workshops:  


*Workshop:  Grant Writing - Tuesday, February 19 

*Workshop:  A CAPITAL SUCCESS:  Planning and implementing a ground-breaking Capital Campaign - Tuesday, February 26


*FREE Podcast:  Cultivating Major Gifts (Listen here) 



Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee's 


Workshop Calendar 


*Workshop:  Helping You Help Others:  An Orientation to the Services of the Nonprofit Center - Wednesday, February 6

*Workshop:  The Role of the New Supervisor - Thursday, February 7

*Workshop:  Starting a Nonprofit and Beyond:  Legal Issues and Documents - Tuesday, February 12




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 MilwaukeeEnvisioning 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. 



Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee Training and Workshops-The Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee offers hundreds of capacity-building workshops for nonprofit staff and boards. Check out the Winter/Spring 2012 "Achieve Excellence" Catalog/Workshop Calendar and view and find out more details on upcoming workshops.  To access the registration form, click here

CROCommunity Resources & Opportunities

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Become a Better Grant Writer!

Hosted by Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast, the esteemed Grantsmanship Center will be bringing its Grantsmanship Training Program to Milwaukee April 22-26. 


The Grantsmanship Training Program workshop is designed for both novice and experienced grant seekers. It is a comprehensive, hands-on workshop that covers writing and reviewing real proposals, as well as researching funding sources. Using The Grantsmanship Center's SM proposal writing format, you will receive information about all of the elements necessary to write a fundable proposal. Writing and reviewing real proposals, you'll learn how to search for appropriate funding sources and are involved in practical exercise with others in developing a proposal that could be submitted to a funding agency or used as a guide in developing a proposal for your agency. 


You may contact Michelle Fobair at the Girl Scouts with questions. For additional info and to register, visit the Grantsmanship Center website:














Create the Future - Link here for information about upcoming workshops and to access useful articles, podcasts and resources, including Information on Federal Funds for Nonprofit Groups at; also, Capacity Building Toolkit.  Click here to find out What's New!; and, Webinar Training Programs for Nonprofits; also, check out Articles for Nonprofits by Frank Martinelli.             



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Center for Community Partnerships
University of Wisconsin-Parkside
900 Wood Road, Kenosha WI 53141   
Phone: 262-595-2184  

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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