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Center for Non-Profits: Summer Learning & Networking Events

Wednesday, July 20, 2016   (0 Comments)
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Center's July & August programs, likesummer campfor non-profits but with so much S'MORE!


Center Member Online Orientation

Wednesday, July 20, 1-1:30 pm

Learn about the benefits and services available with your Center membership and the best way for your staff and board to get involved. Registration required



Partner Program from Idealware- Center members get deep discount

Broadcast What Matters - How to Produce a Nonprofit Webinar

4-week course, Thursdays, July 21 - August 11, 12-1:30 pm


Cost: $145 for Center members; $180 for non-members (Not a member? Join today!)



Learn how to create engaging webinars and effective ways to communicate through this special format; how to build in interactivity and facilitate participation; the tools you can use to develop, record, integrate, and distribute your webinar; how to market your webinar to encourage broad participation; and how to measure and interpret your webinar’s success.

Full course details


Are you familiar with Idealware? Take their brief survey to help them "keep their work focused on the non-profits that need them most." Enter your name for a chance to win a $45 discount code for an Idealware training. Winners will be drawn on July 26.



July's Non-ProfitInsider Call

Succession Planning and Leadership Transitions

Tuesday, July 26, 1-2 pm

Location: Conference call

Participants: Center members only

Facilitator: Keith Timko, Executive Director, Support Center | Partnership in Philanthropy, Board Member of the Center for Non-Profits

Registration:Email us for call details (Not a member? Join today!)


Executive transition--or the mere mention of it--can induce anxiety for non-profit board and staff leadership. But transitions can also provide much needed motivation and timeframes for organizations to build their sustainability and bench strength. Join us for an informal dialogue about transition trends in the field, perspectives on succession and sustainability planning and what organizations fear most at the onset of an executive transition.


Volunteer Management: Recruit, Retain, Recognize

Wednesday, August 3, 1-2 pm

Location: Webinar

Cost: Free for Center members; $35 for non-members (Not a member? Join today!)

Presenter: Gil Gordon, formerly of Gil Gordon Associates and Volunteer Connect

Registration required


According to human resources expert Gil Gordon, when it comes to creating a volunteer program, "you aren’t just looking for help - you’re representing your non-profit. Be realistic and you'll recruit for success. The vitality of your organization depends on that volunteer coming in feeling welcomed and valued." Join us on this live webinar as Gil shares how to best utilize the volunteers you have and to attract the volunteers you want.


Center Member Open House Wine & Cheese Social:

Networking opportunity to welcome new members and thank longtime supporters

Tuesday, August 9, 4:30-6:30 pm
Location: Center for Non-Profits, 3575 Quakerbridge Road, Suite 102, Mercerville NJ 08619
Cost: Free for Center members(RSVP by August 5)
Take a mid-summer break and enjoy the company of your fellow New Jersey non-profits and allies. Learn more about the Center’s services, get the latest news on public policy, and make new connections.

Fundamentals of Non-Profit Finance

Wednesday, August 17, 12-1 pm

Location: Webinar

Cost: Free for Center members; $35 for non-members (Not a member? Join today!)

Presenters: Kyle Neeld and Lovepreet Buttar, Mercadien Nonprofit Services Group

Registration required

Would you like to better understand your organization’s financial operations and requirements? Join us on this special webinar on nonprofit finance basics and related best practices. We'll cover the essentials of non-profit financial statements, Form 990, budgeting, and the roles of accountants and auditors.

August's Non-Profit Insider Call

Embracing Generational Differences in your Non-Profit

Tuesday, August 23, 12-1 pm

Location: Conference call

Participants: Center members only

Facilitator: Sally Glick Principal Chief Growth Strategist, Sobel & Co., and Board Member of the Center for Non-Profits

Registration:Email us for call details (Not a member? Join today!)


Are you a millennialgen-Xerbaby boomer or traditionalist? Center members of all generations are invited to join in a lively discussion on the opportunities and challenges of a multi-generational work environment. For the first time in history there are four generations working side by side (not to mention our next generation, the digital natives joining us as interns). We’ll discuss management and communications styles, morale building, the problems of stereotyping, and more issues.

Executive Tour of the NJ Expo Center and Fundraising Lunch & Learn
Thursday, August 25, 12–2:30 pm
Location: NJ Expo Center, 97 Sunfield Avenue, Edison, NJ 08837
Cost: Free, limited to 20 Center members (one registration per organization)
Speaker: Marcia Shackelford, Shackelford Consulting
Registration:Please email a request to attend to
Are you planning an event for your organization? Join fellow Center members and In Thyme Catered Events as we tour the NJ Expo Center in Edison then enjoy a special Lunch & Learn on Fundraising Event Do’s & Don’ts with non-profit expert Marcia Shackelford. We’ll conclude the afternoon with dessert and networking.



Find out more about these and other upcoming events.




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