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Nonprofit leadership training workshops offered

Not-For-Profit Resources has announced two nonprofit leadership training workshops.

“Sustainability: Planning a Successful Future for Your Nonprofit” will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 1 at McHenry County Mental Health Building, 620 Dakota St., Crystal Lake. Bruce Matthews, vice president at Campbell & Company, will present  the four keys to successful fundraising;  Dr. Frances Glosson of Centegra Health System will provide a workshop on team-building for nonprofits; and Marcy Piekos, executive director of Leadership of Greater McHenry County, will lead a panel discussion on how to engage younger generations in nonprofits. Fee is $40 for members, $55 for nonmembers.

“Purposeful Boards, Powerful Fundraising” will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 27 at Grace Lutheran Church, 1300 Kishwaukee Valley Road, Woodstock. This practical session addresses the complementary roles board members play in their organization’s governance and resource development. Topics will include: trends impacting governance and fundraising in the nonprofit sector; the stages of board evolution that impact board performance and why some nonprofits confuse volunteering with governance; legal obligations of nonprofit boards and best practices surrounding board roles; and responsibilities and how the lack of effective board structure can kill fundraising. Fee for members is $45, $55 after Feb. 28. Fee for nonmembers if $60, $70 after Feb. 28. Lunch is $7.


For more information and to register, visit www.volunteermchenrycounty.org. or call 815-344-4483.

Not-For-Profit Resources Inc. manages the Volunteer Center of McHenry County, provides professional development opportunities to strengthen nonprofits, and organizes the McHenry County Human Race.

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