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: February 2022 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:

Governance
Wednesday, February 9 – 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Fiduciary Responsibilities
Wednesday, February 16 – 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Fundraising
Wednesday, February 23 – 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Legal
Wednesday, March 2 – 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Meet & Greet Nonprofit Fair
Wednesday. March 9 – 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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Emerging Leaders Training Series: Leading from Within

The Leading from Within program is designed to help organizations successfully navigate those transitions by providing aspiring Executive Directors and CEOs a nine month long program that includes peer support, experiential learning, and leadership development. This training program will be interactive and will have expert trainers to discuss topics such as Personal Leadership Style, Leading your Team, Working with your Board, Financials, Fundraising/Networking, Strategic Planning, Imposter Syndrome, Mentoring, and more.

Registration is now available for the Leading from Within program; monthly sessions will take place from September 2021 through May 2022 and those dates and times are outlined below.

September 14, 2021 | Topic: Personal Leadership Style

October 19, 2021 | Topic: Leading Your Team

November 9, 2021 | Topic: Working With the Board

December 7, 2021 | Topic: Mentoring and Emotional Intelligence

January 11, 2022 | Topic: Stakeholders and External Facing Responsibilities/Fundraising

February 8, 2022 | Topic: Financials

March 8, 2022 | Topic: Leadership Skills and Thinking

April 12, 2022 | Topic: Developing Strategy

May 10, 2022 | Topic: Program Conclusion

All sessions will take place from 9:00am – 12:30pm.

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Program with Yvette R. Murry

The purpose of this series is to prepare and support transformational nonprofit leaders in their journey to expand their capacity to integrate DEI&B into their organization’s DNA. This is a highly interactive workshop facilitated by DEI&B consultant Yvette R. Murry.

Intended Audience: Nonprofit Board and Staff Leaders – To get the most from this program, we highly recommend organizations send teams (1 board & 1 decision-making staff member). Class is limited to 26 people.

Objectives: Over the course of the seminar series, participants will:

  • Explore how their life experiences influence their decision-making and impact organizational culture and policy development.
  • Re-imagine how their organization currently “does business” related to DEI
  • Learn strategies that enhance DEI&B thinking and decision-making.
  • Discover where their organizations are positioned for incorporating DEI&B concepts on several developmental levels.
  • Develop a working plan for integrating DEI&B activities into your organization.

Dates/Time: 5 sessions, 1.5 hours each, Thursdays from 12:00pm – 1:30pm

  • Thursday, September 23
  • Thursday, October 21
  • Thursday, November 18
  • Thursday, December 16
  • Thursday, January 13 (2022)

Format: Virtual

Fee: $50/participant. Scholarships available; contact Nina Lustik, nina@nonprofitconnectnj.org

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Evolving Nonprofit HR Trends: Insights for Navigating a Changing New World

Join NonProfitConnect and NonProfit HR’s expert speakers, Tamika Hood and Alexandra Taylor, to learn how to navigate through this ever changing new work environment. Employers in the social sector are shifting focus from work versus life to work and life, taking a closer look at their talent management practices and policies that impact their people’s physical and mental health, as well as their ability to care for their family, and making it all work together. Employers are making room for employees to talk more openly about their personal needs, allowing them to collaborate creatively on solutions and enabling them to perform at their highest capacity. Attendees will benefit from this webinar by learning about the top themes we have seen in recent months.

After attending this webinar, you will be able to:
  • Be familiar with a variety of options for supporting talent management in a virtual/hybrid work environment.
  • Communicate more thoughtfully and transparently with employees and stakeholder communities.
  • Recognize how a strong DEI strategy can enhance HR policies, procedures, systems, and tools that align with an evolving virtual/hybrid organizational culture relevant to the employee life cycle.

Session Date: Tuesday, October 5th, 12:00pm – 1:30pm EST via Zoom

This series is free and will be held online via Zoom. This program is made possible thanks to the generous support of The Bunbury Fund at the Princeton Area Community Foundation.