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Area leaders and organizations to host inaugural nonprofit conference

By Press Times staff

GREEN BAY – UW-Green Bay is collaborating with the region’s nonprofit staff, executives, board members and area leaders, consultants and advisors to kick-start their nonprofit conference entitled “Strategies for Nonprofit Resilience: Reset, Renew and Inspire” on April 5 at Lambeau Field.

Michael Nyenhuis

“Nonprofits are the driving force for much of the good and equitable that’s happening in our communities,” said UW-Green Bay Executive Officer of Continuing Education and Community Engagement Jess Lambrecht. “UW-Green Bay wants to make sure nonprofits are equipped with the tools, mindset and networking infrastructure that will empower them to continue and expand their missions of social benefit.”

“Nonprofit organizations exist to solve problems and respond to change by fostering civic engagement and leadership. They are essential to thriving communities, which means we all have a stake in the power of their endurance,” an event release stated.

Keynote speaker for the event is Michael Nyenhuis, president and CEO of UNICEF USA, who will address all attendees on “Healthy People, Healthy Organizations.”

Nyenhuis brings over 25 years of global humanitarian and development experience.

He will discuss how to find clarity of purpose when pulled in a multitude of directions.

Recognizing the different needs, there will be sessions throughout the day with presentations specific to nonprofit staff, executive leadership, board of directors and a mix, including:

-Evaluate & Renew Your Strategy for Inclusion & Belonging

-Developing a Major Gifts Program

-Fostering & Accelerating Generative Governance

-Developing Your Volunteer Team

-Reclaim Your Why: Empower Your Values

-Project Management to Renew Your Focus and Effectiveness

-Bring Your Brand to Life

-Leading Innovation & Change

-Revitalize Your Strategic Priorities

The conference will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m.

For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu/nonprofit-network/nonprofit-conference.

The event is a joint effort between the Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement and the Nonprofit Education and Development Network.

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