NonProfitConnect is committed to providing programs and training in partnership with nonprofits throughout Greater Mercer County to invest in staff development and leadership. Our programs include peer learning cohorts for Executive Directors, emerging leadership training for current nonprofit staff to prepare them for senior management roles, and training to help improve collaboration and partnership between nonprofit board chairs and Executive Directors. Our leadership development programs will ensure that our region will successfully navigate the generational change in leadership currently underway in the nonprofit sector while developing a diverse, skilled future generation of leaders. Our programs will continue to evolve to meet the needs of our community. Below is more information about programs focused on Nonprofit Staff Leadership:

  • Executive Director Peer Circles
  • LeadershipConnect
  • Emerging Leaders
  • Leading in Partnership

Executive Director Peer Circles

Executive Director Peer Circles provide leaders of nonprofit organizations an opportunity to engage with one another about topics they select. The goal of the program is to provide space for Executive Directors and CEOs to discuss challenges and build solutions.

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Our LeadershipConnect events feature speakers on pressing issues affecting the nonprofit sector, bringing together board members and nonprofit staff leaders for learning and conversation about important topics.

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Emerging Leaders

The Emerging Leaders training program will give nonprofit leaders aspiring to serve as Executive Directors or CEOs the opportunity to participate in a yearlong program that includes peer support, experiential learning, training, and leadership development. The program will be available in early 2021.

Leading in Partnership

The Leading in Partnership program allows Board Chairs and Executive Directors/CEOs to participate in a highly interactive training to develop their plans for collaborating effectively and leading their organizations as a team. Highly recommended for organizations with recent change in leadership.

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