Greater Minnesota Building a Better Nonprofit - Silver Bay

Date: Apr 10, 2018
Time: 08:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Tettagouche State Park
5702 Highway 61, Silver Bay

Fee: $10 for MCN members / $35 for nonmembers Register Now!

Implementing Nonprofit Excellence through Principles & Practices

Do you want to establish and maintain best practices within your nonprofit? This workshop will help you identify practical steps to audit your organization against the Principles and Practices for Nonprofit Excellence and develop a realistic implementation plan for adhering to them. You’ll come away with 133 ways that your organization can ensure stability, quality, and transparency. Learn how these practices can help you keep the passion for your work by building an excellent nonprofit.

This workshop will include presentation of content, interaction with other attendees, and practical tools for implementation. It is open to nonprofit staff and board members as well as anyone who is interested in how to strengthen the Minnesota nonprofit community

As a result of attending this session, participants will:

  • Have an understanding of the purpose and content of MCN’s Principles and Practices for Nonprofit Excellence
  • Conduct a preliminary audit of your organization’s practices against this resource
  • Receive an initial set of recommendations for individualized implementation of excellence
  • Develop an draft implementation plan for the recommendations

Event Details

Refreshments: Coffee, water and light snacks will be provided.

About the Presenters

Ann DuganAnne Dugan is the Northeast Minnesota regional coordinator for the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits, based in Duluth. Through this part time position, Anne provides local activities, initiatives and connections to the resources MCN provides in the Northwest Region of Minnesota.  Anne comes to MCN from the arts and culture sector. Before serving as regional coordinator, she was the director and curator at the Duluth Art Institute where she developed strong community partnerships and internationally recognized exhibitions and programs. She serves as an adjunct faculty in the Art departments of the College of St Scholastica and University of Wisconsin - Superior.  Anne is a graduate of Carleton College and holds a masters in art history and curatorial studies from Columbia University. She owns the organic vegetable “Food Farm” in Wrenshall with her husband, and is the co-founder and organizer of the Free Range Film Festival where she screens independent movies in her big, old barn.

Emily SteinmetzEmily Steinmetz is the regional coordinator for the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits’ Central Minnesota Chapter based in St. Cloud. Through this part time position, Emily provides local activities, initiatives and connections to the resources MCN provides in the central region of Minnesota.  Before becoming a regional coordinator, she was the community relations manager with Barnes and Noble. Emily has been an active volunteer and board member for the March of Dimes and has served as the founder and resource for several area nonprofits. Additionally, Emily is an adjunct faculty member for the Master of Public Administration program at St. Cloud State University and the volunteer coordinator for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central MN.  Emily received her B.S. in business administration from Minnesota State University - Moorhead and her master of business administration from Lynchburg College.

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