Upcoming Programs Fall 2015


Your nonprofit organization is unique and so are your challenges. As a nonprofit leader, you are constantly strategizing and adapting to the changing nonprofit landscape. At the Center for Nonprofit Management, we understand this need. We have several exciting program opportunities for Fall 2015. Click on the links below for more information about learning objectives and faculty.

Essentials of Fundraising & Marketing
September 28-30, 2015

Major Gift Solicitation Strategies
October 1-2, 2015

Strategic Leadership
October 19-20, 2015

Innovation & Social Entrepreneurship
October 21-22, 2015

Winning Strategies
November 2-3, 2015

All programs are $950 and 50% scholarships are available

Contact 847-491-3415 or for more information.


These 90-minute workshops will introduce you to new strategies to help further realize your mission.

Prototype Before You Pilot
Sara Cantor Aye & George Aye, Greater Good Studio
September 17, 2015

Every change to an organization comes with a certain amount of risk and for social sector leaders looking to innovate, this uncertainty can hinder results. During this workshop you will:
  • Build buy-in more quickly to advance new ideas
  • Mitigate the risks involved in the innovation process
  • Grow greater tolerance for ambiguity and experimentation
Advocacy Forward: Increasing Your Impact & Funding Through Advocacy
Laurel O’Sullivan, J.D. & Laura Kaufman, The Advocacy Collaborative
November 17, 2015

Participants will discover specific ways that boards, staff and CEOs can build their organization’s advocacy acumen as a leadership strategy, while also engaging & attracting ambassadors to ensure its long-term sustainability. During this workshop you will:
  • Learn how to best tell your story to individual donors, foundations, legislators and the general public
  • Understand how advocacy & fundraising efforts can feed each other to further realize the mission of the organization
Workshop Details:
Cost: $20 per workshop (scholarships are not available)
Location: Wieboldt Hall, 340 E. Superior Street, Chicago
Schedule: 7:30am – Continental Breakfast Available
8:00-9:30am - Session

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