2014 Annual Conference
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The "Must Attend" Conference for New Jersey Non-Profits
Complete conference details at www.njnonprofits.org/Conf2014Main.html
Exciting new workshops bringing the tools YOU need to strengthen New Jersey’s non-profit sector!The Center for Non-Profits is pleased to present "Together in '14: Building Your Toolkit, Refining Your Talent," an exciting non-profit workshop and webinar series for 2014. These interactive sessions are designed to meet the pressing needs of organizations across a range of disciplines, and to enhance the skills and knowledge that are critical to running a high-performing non-profit.
The following courses are organized chronologically.
(Online Webinar) (In-person Workshop or Seminar)
Get to Know the Center - November, date TBA
Just for Employers - Center Benefits - November, date TBA
What Every Non-Profit Should Know about Unemployment Insurance - UST - November, date TBA
Center for Non-Profits NJ Non-Profit Conference - Dec. 3, 2014 - Register today! Complete details
Additional sessions tba - check back soon!
Recordings of previously held Webinars are also available.
Date: Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Location: The Imperia, Somerset, NJ
Featured Speakers :Lolly Daskal, Founder, Lead From Within, and co-author, “Trust, Inc.” Peter Wilderotter, CEO, The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
Eighteen Breakout Sessions Covering a Wide Range of Topics:
The Center for Non-Profits and the Center Excellence at Fairleigh Dickinson University will again partner to present the Emerging Nonprofit Leader Award at the conference. Activities are planned for Emerging and Experienced Leaders to share insights in looking to the future.
Sponsorship opportunities are available! Please download the Sponsorship Packet
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Past Workshops and Webinars
*Offered as part of the Center for Non-Profits’ 13 in '13 Workshop and Webinar Series
Browse recorded webinars of our past events!
Shared Online Webinars (Center members are entitled to Member rates, posted as available.)
Please visit South Jersey Non-Profits' website for more details: NPDCSNJ events page.
Past NTEN Events
NTEN records and archive all of their webinars, and most of them have additional materials provided by the speakers. Just visit http://www.nten.org/events/past/webinar. Many of their archived webinars are free for NTEN Members. Topics include:
Center members can get a free introductory NTEN membership in 2014 (a $60+ value) - contact the Center right away!
See other NTEN Webinars: Check for current NTEN Sessions
For more information, please visit: NJAMHAA events page.
Recorded Webinar Library
Check out Archived ReadyTalk Webinars on topics like:
Archives are FREE and can be shared with everyone in your organization and on your board.
For current Webinars: Details and registration
View all of Readytalk's recorded trainings!
The following events are listed chronologically by when they occur. This list is updated frequently, so check back often!
Date & Time: 2 workshops-- Monday, December 1, 8:30 am to 12:30 pm and 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Location: Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ
Cost: $89 per workshop or $149 for both
Morning Workshop: Turn Your Mission into Your Message- Increase Your Organization's Impact
Speakers: Jill Greenbaum, Principal at iCoachiDesign, will lead a hands-on exercise to communicate your core values.
Howard Levy, Principal at Red Rooster Group, a brand strategist will help you explore how to more effectively communicate your message across a range of print and online materials to create a presence that attracts and engages donors, funders and the media.
Afternoon Workshop: Secrets of Marketing & Development Success
Speakers: Elaine Katz, Senior Vice President of Grants and Communications, Kessler Foundation; Colin Smith, Executive Director, Change for Kids, Inc. and Margaret Paradise, Director of Development, WomenRising. Learn the latest marketing and development strategies from the leaders of nonprofit organizations who have generated growth in fundraising, enrollment and increased client retention.
For more information or to register, please visit: Workshop Details
Date: Thursday, December 4, 8:30 am to 3:00 pm
Location: Crowne Plaza, 390 Forsgate Drive, Monroe, NJ 08831
The Anti-Poverty Network of New Jersey will host their Annual Summit: Changing Attitudes, Changing Laws, Changing Lives. The event brings together advocates to strategize and network for the coming year on issues related to housing, hunger, and economic empowerment. Keynote speaker will be Dr. Kasturi Dasgupta, Chair of Sociology Dept., Georgian Court College. The event includes workshops on skill-building for advocates at all levels of expertise and issue-based workshops to take action to support anti-poverty policies.
For more information, including registration, please visit: Anti-Poverty Network
Date & Time: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 8:30am to 3:30pm
Location: National Conference Center at the Holiday Inn in East Windsor, NJ
Cost: $25 for Network Members, $50 for Non Members
At this 25th Anniversary Culmination: “Stronger Together” Community Development Conference & Membership Meeting, meet other practitioners and individuals working on similar issues and share solutions. Networking can help the challenges your group faces. We will have opportunities for the following affinity groups to meet over breakfast: Homeless Service Providers & Advocates; Tax Credit Developers; Emerging Leaders; and Faith-Based CDCs.
For more details on the event, please visit: HCDNNJ Conference
Date & Time: Wednesday, December 10, 8 am to 1 pm
Location:Pines Manor, Edison NJ
The Art ofThriving, Today and Tomorrow is the fifth annual non-profit conference hosted by Investor's Bank. Keynote speaker is Dennis Budnich, Senior Vice President and Chief Culture Officer of Investor's Bank. Breakout sessions include: Boards at their Best; Sound Organizations; Revenue Generators and Strategic Alliances. For more information, please contact Michele Mikros at 973-924-2967 or email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Available for $20 for Center Members; $40 for non-Members, unless stated otherwise. If you are interested in purchasing on-demand access to a webinar, please call (732)227-0800 or email us at email@example.com
Presenters: Linda M. Czipo, Executive Director, Center for Non-Profits, and Tim Delaney, President and CEO, National Council of Nonprofits.
Cost: FREE for current Center members; $20 for non-members
Learn the latest about key federal and state issues affecting non-profits, and what they mean to your organization. We’ll cover pending legislation, emerging trends, and much more in this hour-long webinar. Weigh in with your thoughts and questions!
This webinar took place on Wednesday, June 11, 2014. If you are interested in purchasing on-demand access to this webinar, please call (732)227-0800 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Presenter: William Henry, Executive Director, Volunteers Insurance Service Association
Accidents or charges of liability involving volunteers not only cause physical harm,they also are adistraction, can damage staff and volunteer morale, hurt the organization’s reputation, and increase insurance costs. Learn how to identify your own risks, and manage them in a way that will work even as staff and volunteers come and go.
Learn how to:
This webinar took place on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. If you are interested in obtaining FREE on-demand access to this webinar, please call (732)227-0800 or email us at email@example.com
Presenter: Andrea Berry, Director of Partnerships and Learning, Idealware
You know that you should integrate your communications, but how do you get started? How do you take different channels with different audiences and allow them to shine individually while creating a cohesive voice for your organization? Let us help you with 10 steps that can get you going in the right direction.
When Idealware released A Practical Guide to Integrated Communications: A Workbook for Nonprofits, they recognized that integrated communications is a dense, often confusing subject, which requires a little extra time upfront to get moving in the right direction. In this class, they reviewed ten of the most straightforward, 'bang for the buck' steps you can take to start making your communications work together for the biggest impact.
This webinar took place on Thursday, March 6, 2014. Download the free recording here!
Made to be Modern: Current Trends in Websites
Presenter: Laura Quinn, Executive Director, Idealware
Your website is frequently the first impression you make on your constituents. If it was designed before the days of smartphones, or especially if it was designed before the prevalence of wireless internet, you could have some work ahead if you want to make that impression a lasting one. Luckily, you don't always need to start from scratch. There are a few small changes you can make to give your website relevance in 2014.
This webinar took place on Thursday, January 16, 2014. Download the free recording here!
Presenter: M Employee Benefits with Alden Bianchi, Esq., Mintz Levin
This webinar featured guest speaker Alden Bianchi, Esq. Alden specializes in health care reform and was part of the team that wrote the Massachusetts healthcare law. Focusing on 50+ employers, Alden discussed some of the specific rules and regulations pertaining to the Affordable Care Act, and helped employers understand their part in providing healthcare to their employees.
M Employee Benefits is a preferred vendor of the Center of Non-Profits. M Employee Benefits offers a broad range of health insurance plan designs and funding alternatives, including fully insured or partially self-insured medical plans, as well as consumer-driven plans.
This webinar took place on Tuesday, January 21, 2014. If you are interested in obtaining FREE on-demand access to this webinar, please call (732)227-0800 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Presenter: Yvette Murry, Principal, YRM Consulting and Board member, Center for Non-Profits
Cost: $20 Center members; $40 non-members
Strategically 'building' the perfect board for your organization requires preparation and focus. Clarity in the identification and recruitment process, consistent standards for vetting candidates and effective orientation and training are critical to the process. Then, retaining the right board members leads to consistency and the benefit of accumulated knowledge and experience. Easier said than done, so join this Webinar to help you solidify your organization's board development.
This webinar took place on Thursday, January 9, 2014. If you are interested in purchasing on-demand access to this webinar, please call (732)227-0800 or email us at email@example.com
Presenter: Barbara Heisler, Founder, Organizations By Design and Board member, Center for Non-Profits
Cost: $20 Center members; $40 non-members
For all of those folks who say, "I don't use social networking. What would I use it for?" This one-hour session is for YOU. Come and ask all of the questions you wanted to ask. There is no harm in saying you don't know how to use social media, but after this session you will have a place to start.
This webinar took place on Thursday, February 21, 2013. If you are interested in purchasing on-demand access to this webinar, please call (732)227-0800 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Presenter: Keith Timko, Director & CEO, Build With Purpose and Board member, Center for Non-Profits
Cost: $20 Center members; $40 non-members
This one-hour Webinar explores creative facility options for non-profits, such as:
This webinar took place on Tuesday, January 22, 2013. If you are interested in purchasing on-demand access to this webinar, please call (732)227-0800 or email us at email@example.com
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Date and Time: April 25, 2013 - 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Cost: Center Members ONLY - FREE (Contact the Center for recording)
Nonprofit leaders are urged to make decisions and solve problems “strategically” – especially when operating in an environment of limited resources -- so why aren’t more nonprofits seeking out pro bono volunteer assistance as a strategic approach to their human resource needs?
Board members are the most common example of pro bono assistance. But what if your nonprofit’s website could be designed by an experienced designer who didn’t charge a penny? And what if projects such as trademark registration for a logo, graphic design for an annual report, business planning, and consulting to select the right accounting software – were accomplished in a timely, professional manner – without the fees normally associated with top-notch talent?