Upcoming Trainings

Upcoming Trainings

Our BoardConnect and LeadershipConnect programs are designed to enhance your skill-set and prepare you to deal with the changing environment of nonprofits today.

If you are a member of a company and would like to discuss custom group training sessions for your employees, please contact Allison Howe.

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BoardConnect: January 2021 Session (VIRTUAL)

BoardConnect is a comprehensive training program for participants who are interested in serving on a board or who are already serving on a board and want to sharpen their skills. This training series has five sessions:

Thursday, January 14th – 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Thursday, January 21st – 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Thursday, January 28th – 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Thursday, February 4th – 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Meet & Greet Nonprofit Fair
Thursday. February 11th – 4:00pm to 5:30pm

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LeadershipConnect: Collaboration – Mergers, Partnerships, and Shared Services

Session Date: Thursday, January 28th, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

This webinar, to be led by national expert Scott Cotenoff of La Piana, will address the many opportunities nonprofits can utilize to share costs and operate more efficiently. Options to be discussed will range from sharing services like human resources and accounting, collaborating to offer programs, to mergers. Participants will be asked to think about current potential partnerships and to think through what that might look like.

Informed by 20+ years’ worth of experience in this area, La Piana outlines the variety of potential organizational relationships, key drivers of success and potential challenges to achieving success, as well as the process by which organizations can develop these relationships.

This program is made possible thanks to the generous support of The Bunbury Fund at the Princeton Area Community Foundation

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Better Together: Making a Plan for Nonprofit Collaboration

An Intensive Workshop Series
Session Dates:
Fridays – February 12, February 26, and March 12 from 12:00pm to 1:30pm

If your nonprofit is seriously considering moving forward on a collaboration of any type, take advantage of this intensive workshop series to move forward with your plans. This is a unique opportunity to have an expert consultant work with you to think through next steps.

The program is designed for the Board Chair (or key board leader handling collaborations) and Executive Director to attend all 3 sessions together. There will be “homework” in between sessions. Duos will leave with an initial plan. Due to limited space availability, priority will be given to Mercer County regional nonprofits and those committed to a collaboration effort.

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Partners on a Mission

A Collaborative Workshop Series
Session Dates:
Tuesdays – March 9, March 16, March 23, and March 30 from 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Successful Board Chairs and Executive Directors require teamwork and close communication to work together effectively. To ensure your nonprofit is leveraging this crucial foundation for effective organizational leadership – you need a plan.

Partners on a Mission is a collaborative workshop series designed to develop and advance the relationship between your nonprofit’s Board President and Executive Director. After the training, both parties will have clear expectations and a firm understanding of how they can achieve peak performance – together.

Xan Blake, of The Blake Partnership, will be facilitating this program, which will be especially impactful for new Executive Director/Board Chair pairs. Attendees must commit to all 4 workshops