Nonprofit Capacity Building Workshops and Other Educational Opportunities

We believe that Shiawassee nonprofits should have access, locally, to experts in nonprofit management, and we bring in presenters to our community for free educational programs. If you’d like to participate and are not already a member of our Shiawassee NonProfit Capacity Building program, then please email Yvette Collard at: [email protected] or call 989-725-1621. Feel free to contact us or the professionals at Nonprofit Network for more information on any session topic, or to determine if attending the future sessions will be right for you and your organization.

TO REGISTER for any of the workshops listed below please use this link:      REGISTER


2018 Workshop Schedule

Nonprofit boards have the ultimate responsibility and accountability for the organizations they lead. Does every member of your board understand their legal obligations, basic responsibilities, and duties? We will address current trends, challenges, and climates for organizations in 2017.

Session Goals—
This workshop will provide participants with the following:

  • The three legal responsibilities of a nonprofit board
  • 10 basic responsibilities of a nonprofit board
  • Key tasks the board should undertake


Designed for
It doesn’t matter if you have served on a board for years or if you are serving on a board for the first time, this workshop will help you with whatever stage of board development you are at with your organization.

Dinner will be provided by Cook Family Foundation; RSVP required, please register via the registration button (above).

*Note: Remaining 2018 workshops/topics will be determined via input at the first 2018 Executive Director Networking Session to be held on Tuesday, February 13th, at Baker College of Owosso’s Welcome Center, 12-2:30pm
(Click on registration button below to register or to learn more.)


Other NonProfit Capacity Building and Learning Opportunities:

Executive Director Networking Sessions—
As a member of the Shiawassee NonProfit Capacity Building Program there are other opportunities available to your nonprofit organization. For Executive Directors there are “standing” bi-monthly meetings, meeting on the 2nd Tuesday of every other month–(with lunch included and served at noon) for networking and support from 12:00-2:30PM at Baker College of Owosso’s Welcome Center, Conference Room E, located at 1309 South M-52.
This opportunity will help you build your capabilities through peer learning and networking relationships. Come share up-to-date information about current trends and gather tools to help you be a more effective nonprofit executive director.

TO REGISTER for the executive director networking meetings (intended for members of the Shiawassee NonProfit Capacity Building Program), please use this link:                                                                   Register

For more information on workshops and to learn more about the NonProfit Capacity Building program click here: Capacity Building Participation or follow us on Twitter @ShiaNPCB