UW-Green Bay holds second annual Nonprofit Conference at Lambeau Field

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 20, 2024

Regional nonprofits are encouraged to attend the event on Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Green Bay, WI — UW-Green Bay encourages the region’s nonprofit staff, executives, board members and notable leaders, consultants and advisors to flourish by gathering for the second annual nonprofit conference “Plant-Cultivate-Bloom” on April 3 at Lambeau Field. The conference will take begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. Registration for the event is open.

The keynote speaker will be Eloiza Altoro, Principal Consultant of Mind Redesign Consulting, who will address attendees about “Leading Authentically: Staying True to Your North Star.” Altoro has over 30 years of experience working for and with professional associations and nonprofit organizations. She will address the myths and realities of authentic leadership and provide tools, activities and strategies to become more authentic, mindful leaders.

The event is planned by the Nonprofit Education and Development Network with coordination support from the Division of Continuing Education and Workforce Training. Delaware North, the global food service and hospitality company, is a primary sponsor.

Nonprofit organizations provide a way for people to work together for the common good. They give shape to our highest ideals and serve unaddressed needs. The conference is another way UW-Green Bay demonstrates its commitment to the communities it serves.

Recognizing the different needs, there will be multiple sessions throughout the day with presentations specific to all nonprofit staff—from entry level to executive.

  • Succession Planning: Securing Your Organization’s Future
  • Radical Gratitude: Leveraging Authentic Stewardship to Retain Your Donors
  • Plant, Cultivate, Bloom: Endowments & Reserves
  • Leadership Island: Identify & Prevent Leadership & Executive Isolation
  • Effective Governance Trends for High-Performing Boards
  • Be Ready: Nonprofit Crisis Communication Planning
  • Nonprofit Budget & Finances
  • Assess Operations, Infrastructure & Strategy
  • Advocacy as a Tool to Advance Your Mission
  • Why Your Marketing Sucks & How to Fix It
  • Masterful Tactics to Building & Keeping Your Dream Fundraising Team
  • Leveraging Workplace Culture for Retention
  • The day of the conference will end with a closing session “Generative AI for Nonprofits,” which will dive into AI best practices, tips and tricks and hands-on applications. The session will spark curiosity and boost confidence in utilizing AI for fundraising and grant writing.

To learn more about nonprofit conference including detailed information about sessions, visit www.uwgb.edu/nonprofit-network/nonprofit-conference/ If you have questions or would like to get involved with the conference, please contact Kat Weber, Program Specialist, at weberka@uwgb.edu or 920-663-7317.

Bronze network sponsors include Clifton Larson Allen and United Way of Sheboygan County. Breakout sponsors include the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation, Hawkins Ash CPAs and Thrivent. In-kind support is being provided by Northeast Wisconsin Association of Fundraising Professionals and UW-Madison Extension Brown County.

About UW-Green Bay
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a school of resilient problem solvers who dare to reach higher with the power of education that ignites growth and answers the biggest challenges. Serving 10,300 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students as well as 67,500 continuing education learners annually, UW-Green Bay offers 200 academic degrees, programs, and certificates. With four campus locations in Northeast Wisconsin, the University’s access mission welcomes all students who want to learn, from every corner of the world. Championing bold thinking since opening its doors in 1965, it is a university on the rise – Wisconsin’s fastest growing UW. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.


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