“The Wisconsin Nonprofits Connect to Learn is a program designed to support nonprofit professionals, board members, and people who run ad-hoc community organizations on some of the topics most important to achieving their mission. The first mini-course of the 2023-2024 series, “Fund Development and Donor Relations” begins September 20 and runs through October 25th. Registrations are currently open.
This mini-course focuses on helping organizations build relationships and strategies supporting their fund development goals and mission. Participants will have a 3-6 month action plan by the end of the mini-course.
The needs of each organization are unique and varied, and the pandemic years added a further complication for many nonprofit and community organizations. According to a report from the Helen Bader Institute for Nonprofit Management and the UW-Whitewater College of Business and Economics, Wisconsin nonprofit and community organizations experienced significant challenges in their operations and fundraising. While many of these organizations have shown incredible resilience, they also have a long way to go toward recovering and building future sustainability.
This is the first offering of the 2023-2024 series. The Winter 2024 offering will be “Creating a Welcoming and Inclusive Organization (starts in January 2024). There are three more courses in 2024. Sign up for an individual offering, or both – there is no requirement to sign up for the entire series. Each offering is $75 (scholarships available).