Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Adirondack Nonprofit Network Offering Seminar

Adirondack Nonprofit Network, an informal network of leaders from organizations serving the Adirondacks to support and connect nonprofits in their efforts to improve the Adirondack quality of life is offering a Nonprofit Lifecycles seminar on June 6, 2012 9:30 am-3:30 pm at the Adirondack Museum  in Blue Mountain LakeThe life of a nonprofit organization can be compared to stages of human development, all coming with challenges and strengths that can either help or hinder the success of the organization. Nonprofit Life Cycles will address seven stages of the nonprofit cycle: Idea, Start-up, Growth, Maturity, Decline, Turnaround and Terminal. The seminar is expected to explore and provide an overview of the characteristics and outcomes of programs, management, governance, resources, and systems of each of these stages, and discuss some of the impacts.

The Adirondack Community Trust and the Adirondack Nonprofit Network has engaged Jeff Grimshaw, Director of the President’s Office of Business and Community Relations at SUNY Oswego and Executive Director of the Workforce Board of Oswego County.  Grimshaw has extensive experience in community economic and leadership initiatives and strategic planning and nonprofit organizational development.

The seminar will cost$50 per person or $85 for two, and lunch will be served. Call or e-mail Andrea Grout to reserve a space at  andrea@generousact.org or (518) 523-9904.

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