Training and Programs

Training and Programs

In collaboration with the DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership, NGOLD works to provide professional development for nonprofit leaders. Upcoming opportunities include:

DCNP Programs

  • Executive Director Roundtable
    January 20, 2015, 12:00-1:00 p.m., DeKalb County Community Foundation
  • Grant Writing 101
    January 21, 2015, 1:00-2:30 p.m., DeKalb County Community Foundation
  • Board Membership: Essential Elements
    January 29, 2015, 3:00-5:00 p.m., DeKalb County Community Foundation
  • Hands-on Etiquette
    TBD, DeKalb County Community Foundation
  • Executive Director Roundtable
    February 17, 2015, 12:00-1:00 p.m., DeKalb County Community Foundation
  • Anxiety in the Workplace
    February 26, 2015, 9:00-10:30, DeKalb County Community Foundation
  • Documents on the Shelf
    March 10, 2015, TBD, DeKalb County Community Foundation
  • Executive Director Roundtable
    March 17, 2015, 12:00-1:00 p.m., DeKalb County Community Foundation
  • Parliamentary Procedure
    April 2, 2015, 8:00-9:30 a.m., DeKalb County Community Foundation
  • Executive Director Roundtable
    April 21, 2015, 12:00-1:00 p.m., DeKalb County Community Foundation
  • Give Local DeKalb County
    May 5, 2015, All Day, Online Day of Giving
  • Executive Director Roundtable
    May 19, 2015, 12:00-1:00 p.m., DeKalb County Community Foundation
  • Mission Drift
    May 21, 2015, 8:00-9:30 a.m., DeKalb County Community Foundation
  • Nonprofit Day
    July 29, 2015, TBD, Faranda's
  • NGOLD Breakfast Series
    February 18, March 18, April 15, May 6, 8:30-10:00 a.m., NIU, Zulauf 1015

 Civic Leadership Academy

DCNP is partnering with the Center for Governmental Studies to provide training  and programs through the Civic Leadership Academy (CLA). Reduced rates are available for DCNP members.

  • Connecting Governance and Mission
    January 6, 2015, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., NIU Naperville
  • Know Your Numbers: People
    January 23, 2015, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., DeKalb County Community Foundation
  • Preparing to Make an Ask: Documents and Strategy
    January 27, 2015, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., NIU Naperville
  • How to Ask Anyone Anything
    February 17, 2015, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., NIU Naperville
  • Know Your Numbers: Financial Efficiency
    February 20, 2015, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., DeKalb County Community Foundation
  • Advanced Grant Writing
    March 3, 2015, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., NIU Naperville
  • Data for Decision Makers: Public Officials and Nonprofits
    March 10, 2015, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Online
  • Know Your Numbers: Program Effectiveness
    March 13, 2015, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., DeKalb County Community Foundation
  • Executive Director 101: Nuts and Bolts
    TBD
  • Fundraising and Financial Management for Nonprofits
    TBD
  • Board Recruitment
    March 24, 2015, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., NIU Naperville
  • Social Media: Connecting Government and Constituents, Parts 1 and 2
    April 15, 2015, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:30 - 4:30 p.m., NIU Naperville
  • Know Your Numbers: Communicating Your Numbers
    April 24, 2015, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., DeKalb County Community Foundation
  • Nonprofit-Government Partnerships and Contracts: Challenges and Opportunities
    May 14, 2015, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., NIU Naperville

Executive Director Roundtables

Reserved for executive directors of DCNP-member organizations. Each roundtable has a general topic for participants to discuss, while networking and unwinding with fellow executive directors.

DCNP Philanthropy Center at DeKalb Public Library

Ongoing support for DeKalb County Nonprofits via access to comprehensive grant and donor search resources.
Contact: Teresa Iversen TeresaI@dkpl.org.