University of Wisconsin-Parkside 
Nonprofit Development Program
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May 2013

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WHAT'S HAPPENING in Community Engagement: 


Nonprofit Development Program:
Events & Opportunities

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Presented by: Julie Dresen

UW-Parkside / Tallent Hall / Room 281
Early Bird Discount: $129.00 (thru May 17)
Regular Registration: $149.00 (after May 17)
CLICK HERE to register online (credit card payments)
CLICK HERE for printable registration (mail in w/check)






2013 Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program

PLEASE NOTE:  The Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program is set to start in September 2013.


Stay Tuned for updates and registration information!


CLICK HERE to view flyer info 2013 NLCert - General  


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. 






UW-Parkside VISTA Project Recruitment - Do you want to make a difference in the lives of people living in poverty? Would you like to make great friends, gain professional experience, and learn new things about the Racine community and yourself? If so, the UW-Parkside VISTA project is for you!  



If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, or have any questions, contact Amanda DesLauriers at (262) 595-2652 or email






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




















Community Partner:  Events & Opportunities 

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University of Wisconsin-Parkside Seeks Volunteer and Internship Opportunities



*Webinar Series: 2013 Building Financial Sustainability Virtual Leadership Series  Shifting Governance Models - Tuesday, May 21 (Forward Community Investments)



Wisconsin Nonprofits Association:    



*Webinar: Just-in-Time Board Orientation - Wednesday, May 15  (Create the Future) 

*Webinar:  Increasing the Impact of Your Strategic Planning Efforts - Wednesday, May 22 (Create the Future)

*Webinar:  Conducting a Board Assessment: Pathway to Increased Governance Capacity - Wednesday, June 12 (Create the Future)



*Article:  Three Ways Nonprofit Leadership Falters (Johnson Center)

 *Article  Nonprofits must use multi-platform conversations to engage with donors, constituents (Philanthropy Journal)

*FREE Webinar:  Can Your Board Tell Your Story - Wednesday, May 22



*Funding Opportunities (updated weekly) (GrantStation)



BoardStar Board Development Workshops:  



*FREE Podcast:  Measuring Mission (Listen here) 



Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee's 


Workshop Calendar 


*Workshop:  Orientation to Starting a Nonprofit - Thursday, May 9 

*Workshop:  Creating a GREAT Board from the Start - Tuesday, May 14




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

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Kenosha Rotary Foundation News:

Time to Apply for Spring 2013 Grant Cycle


Kenosha county non-for-profits may request 2013 grant applications from the Kenosha Rotary Foundation.


The grant application must be request and received postmarked by May 22nd.  Applications must be requested and returned only through the U.S. Postal Service.  Write P.O. Box 577, Kenosha, 53141.


CLICK HERE for more details  







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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