UWP hosts Planning for Nonprofits Workshop Mar. 23
The Center for Community Partnerships (CCP) at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites leaders of area nonprofits to the Planning for Nonprofits Workshop Friday, Mar. 23, on the campus at 900 Wood Rd. in Kenosha. Featuring CCP Community Development Director Mark Gesner and led by Center Executive Director Jane Schaefer and Director of Community-Based Scholarship and Nonprofit Development Debra Karp, the workshop is 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in Tallent Hall.
"Good planning is fundamental to the success of all nonprofit organizations," Karp said. "Nonprofit leaders need to be familiar with how to engage their boards, staff, and other stakeholders in an effective planning process and how to access the tools and resources needed to get it done."
The workshop covers the types of planning nonprofits must do to operate effectively, ways to do it yourself, and ways to work with consultants along with plan implementation, and keeping plans current through an annual work plan. The roles of board members, staff, and volunteers in organizational planning are also discussed.
Presenter Mark Gesner oversees CCP's outreach in workforce development, facilitation services, youth mentoring, and program evaluation. Specializing in long range planning, he provides planning facilitation services for community and business groups including strategic planning, meeting facilitation, and coalition building.
Cost of the workshop is $150 which includes lunch and all course materials. Participants are asked to register by Tuesday, Mar. 20."Planning for Nonprofits" is the second ofthe CCP's ten-module Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Programseries which blends face-to-face and online learning. To register for the series, visit www.uwp.edu keyword: continuing education and click "certificate programs"or call 262-595-3340.