Effective nonprofits, and indeed the effectiveness of the entire nonprofit sector, depends on capable and committed leaders. NAO believes that the development of high performing, confident leaders, who inspire action, are responsive, skilled, and forward looking is essential to the success of any nonprofit mission.

The Nonprofit Leaders Network (NLN) provides regular professional development opportunities, tangible tools and strategies, and a chance to connect with peers in a collaborative learning environment.

Although this series is designed for executive directors and board members, it is open to anyone who wants to learn more about effective nonprofit leadership.

2016-2017 Schedule

All sessions take place at Ecotrust Conference Center in downtown Portland from 8 to 10 a.m. Topics will focus on key elements that support effective organizations. Advanced registration is required for all events. Click on an event below to register.

October 05 Employment Practices & Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Update
November 02 Public Policy Hot Topics (Rescheduled to March 1)
December 07 Mobilizing Boards to Fundraise
January 04 Changing the World Through Project Management
February 01 Strategic Planning
March 01 Nonprofit Advocacy: Now More Important than Ever Before
April 05 It's Not About You, It's About Them: Cultivating Individual Donors
May 03 Creating Shared Ownership & Common Storylines Through Campaigns
May 31 Unlocking Your Organization's Potential

Attend the Series as a Member Pass Holder

Are you a NAO Member? Join the NLN series as a Member Pass Holder! Your Member Pass includes a package of 10 seats to use at any network session in your area. Use your Member Pass to:

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Principles & Practices

NAO has partnered with Independent Sector to disseminate the Principles for Good Governance & Ethical Practice as a means to provide sector-wide best practices to support self-regulation among actors in the charitable sector. Network sessions will draw on the 33 Principles and delve into specific principles if appropriate to the topic.

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Not sure if this series is right for you? Want to know more about the Member Pass? Call our Training Coordinator at 503-239-4001, ext. 123 or email training@nonprofitoregon.org.