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NonProfit University

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS
2017 NonProfit University will be returning to the VBC North Hall on Thursday, June 22 for our fourth annual NPU. Early Bird Registration will open on April 3. 

A special thanks to everyone who attended last year's event and the  sponsors who made NPU possible. CLICK HERE for the 2016 NonProfit University presentations and handouts.

2016 Workshops:

Track

Session 1
1:00p – 2:10p

Session 2
2:25p – 3:35p

Session 3
3:50p – 5:00p

Board Development

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Begin with the End in Mind: Creating a Strategic Long Range Plan (Erin Koshut, Huntsville Madison County Chamber of Commerce) Ensuring the Future of Your Organization: The Long-Term Impact of Board Decisions on Finances, Succession Planning, and Policy
(Joe Alexander, Alexander Consulting)
Who Does What?: Using Board/Staff Relationships to Get Things Done
(panel with Joe Newberry, Redstone Federal Credit Union, Penny Billings, Bancorp South, Susan Klingel, The Arc of Madison County, facilitated by Jennie Robinson, Leadership Huntsville Madison County)

Budget and Finance


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Your 990: What You Need to Report and What Potential Donors Want to See (Megan Randolph, Warren Averett) Financial Reporting: What Your Board Needs to Know (Don Nalley, GATR Technologies, Christy Nalley, formerly Huntsville Madison County Chamber of Commerce) Show Me The Money: Keeping Track of Your Resources and Other Pesky Accounting Issues (Chuck Brand, Barnes Blackwell & Co, PC)

CEO Forum (Extended Session)

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Leading Your Organization from Good to Great [Extended Session] (Shannon Ammons, Alabama Association of Nonprofits)
Note: This session is designed for CEOs/Executive Directors of nonprofit agencies with 10+ staff members and operating budgets of $500,000 or more.

Faith-Based Organizations

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Best Practices: Church-Based Food Programs (panel with Kathryn Strickland, Food Bank of North Alabama and Fran Fluhler, Manna House)

Best Practices: Developing Relevant Ministries for Community Needs – “Life University” (Pastor Alfonzo Greene III, First Seventh-day Adventist Church) Best Practices: Engaging the Community in Faith-Based MarketPlace Initiatives Promoting Economic Development, Entrepreneurship, and Leadership (Michelda Johnson,  WaterWalker Ministries)

Fundraising

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Growing Your Board Members as Fundraisers: A 100-Day Plan (Mark Wilkison, Sinclair Townes & Company)

Ideas to Raise More FUNds at Your Auction Event (Christie King, CAI, AARE, BAS, Benefit Auction Institute, Inc.) Developing/Improving Your Fundraising Plan, Your Timeline and Your Metrics (Mark Wilkison, Sinclair Townes & Company)

Grant Writing

United Way

Grantwriting 101 [beginning grant writers]
(Octavia Kuransky, The Go Sales Group)

How to Obtain Six and Seven Figure Gifts and Grants [experienced, mature grant writers] (Mark R. Wilkison, Sinclair, Townes and Company) Writing Collaborative Grants: Blending and Braiding Funds [intermediate level experience] (Suzanne Harbin, M.ED, Wallace State Community College – Hanceville)

Marketing/Public Relations

PRCA

Event Planning 101: How to Make Your Event a Success (Katelyn Sides, Radiance Technologies) How to Write a PR Plan That’s Right for Your Organization (Marianne Higgins, APR, LSINC Corporation) Finding Your “A-Ha” Moments: Measuring Meaningful PR Metrics (Lori Miller, WHNT News 19)

Nonprofit 101 (Extended Session)

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1A Are You Legal? (Christopher Wiginton, Maynard Cooper & Gale PC)
1B Insurance: What You Do Not Know Can Hurt You (David Harbarger, Fountain, Parker, Harbarger & Associates)
2A All You Never Wanted to Know about Accounting (Chuck Brand, Barnes Blackwell & Co, PC)
2B The Importance of the Board of Directors (Lynne Berry, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Julian Butler, Sirote & Permutt, Phil Dotts, PFM Group)
3A Social Media (Larkin Grant, MoveDigital)
3B Are You Newsworthy? (Denise Vickers, WHNT News 19)

Social Media/Websites

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9 Tips to Remember When Developing a Website: A Case Study of the New Huntsville.org
(Jessica Carlton, City of Huntsville)
Smart Social Media for the Busy Non-Profit (Ellen Didier, Red Sage) Build an "Out of This World" Social Media Team: A USSRC Case Study (Charity Stewart, Move Digital)

Volunteer Management

Christmas Charities Year Round

Love Your Volunteers (So They Will Never Leave You) (Claudia Bucher, United Way of Madison Co., Leslie Ecklund, Burritt on the Mountain, Paula Steigerwald, Huntsville Botanical Garden) Volunteer Matchmaking (Paul Finley, Paul Finley Consulting) Mobilizing a Volunteer Army to Staff Your Events (Cassie Scott, Christmas Charities Year Round)

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