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Growing LEADers

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By Kaki Rusmore, Director Center for Nonprofit Excellence of the Community Foundation for Monterey County About LEAD For the past eight years, up and coming nonprofit leaders have honed their leadership and nonprofit management skills in the LEAD (Leadership Education and Development) Institute. Offered by the Center for Nonprofit Excellence of the Community Foundation for Monterey County, LEAD prepares successful managers in...

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Growing Leaders Within Your Nonprofit

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Workshop Overview: With new staff hard to find and organizations pressed to get more done, building leadership across your nonprofit can be a powerful strategy. Attendees to this highly interactive workshop will identify strategies for fostering growth and development for all employees and for growing their own high-level leaders, as well as gaining the most from a diverse workforce. Register...

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Making Your Case, Building Your Base

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Making Your Case, Building Your Base Workshop Overview Telling your nonprofit’s story quickly and effectively to gather support is important for staff and volunteers alike. In this interactive and fun workshop, you will practice making a case for support and build your confidence when approaching donors and others who can support your cause.  Learn simple ways to build your list...

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Executive Director Learning Community Begins

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This monthly series provides newer nonprofit executive directors an opportunity to explore topics of interest with the facilitation of an experienced ED. It is a chance to build confidence and share best practices instead of “reinventing the wheel” in a relaxed atmosphere. Participants make a commitment to attend all four sessions and can build supportive connections with fellow executives in...

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Sharing Wisdom – the ED Learning Community

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by Susie Polnaszek, Program Officer, Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNE) A monthly meeting of Executive Directors in a Learning Community allows a small group of nonprofit executives to built trust and offer each other supportive advice, ideas, resources and encouragement. The 2017 group shared their reflections with CNE’s Susie Polnaszek, and registration for the 2018 group is now available. These...

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Making Change – Even When You’re Not “In Charge”

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Workshop Overview: Nonprofit staff bring creative ideas and solutions to our work whether or not we have formal positions of power or authority. We see possibilities for change and may not be sure how to maximize our influence and move our ideas forward successfully. The 2017 CNE Nonprofit Survey showed that over 1/3 of emerging leaders saw their ability to...

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Nonprofit Executive Retreat

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Looking for ways to build your resilience in these fast-paced and challenging times? This half-day retreat is designed for local nonprofit executives seeking personal and professional renewal. Participants will develop connections with fellow executives and step away from the office in a restorative setting.  Offered by the Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNE) of the Community Foundation for Monterey County. Gain...

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