The annual Community Works conference features a series of workshops and networking opportunities for non-profit volunteers, employees, and board members. This year’s event takes place Monday, January 27, from 5 to 9:15 p.m. at Princeton University’s Frist Campus Center. For more information or to register, visit www.princetoncommunityworks.org.
“Innovation on a Shoestring Budget: How to Make the Most of Your Available Resources,” Drew Marshall, CEO, Primed Associates.
“’Hot’ Legal Issues Facing ‘Cool’ Nonprofits,” Kent Hansen, senior staff attorney, Pro Bono Partnership.
“Sit Down, Your Are Rocking the Boat: Strategies for Conflict Resolution,” D.A. Graham, principal consultant, DNA Consulting.
“Getting the Board ‘On Board’ for Fundraising,” Linda Meisel, executive director, Jewish Family and Children’s Services of Greater Mercer County.
“Budget Basics for the Non-Accountant,” Dennis Kilfeather, supervisor, Lear & Pannepacker.
“Elements of Strong Financial Oversight: Best Practices Financials Controls 990s,” Jack Fein and Lisa Thouin, managing directors, Mercadien Group.
“A Grant Writing Toolbox: Tips and Tricks,” Michael Baker, partner and founder, M3 Development.
“How Are We Doing?” John Brothers, principal, Quidoo Consulting.
“Branding Does Not Have to Cost a Lot of Money: Differentiating Your Organization from Others,” Tara Peters, vice president, media relations, American Cancer Society.
“Major Gifts for Small Shops: How to Get Started in Face-to-Face Fundraising,” Amy Eisenstein, consultant, Tri Point Fundraising.
“Becoming a Confident Public Speaker: How to Connect with and Motivate Your Audience,” Mark McGrath, McGrath Communication Group.
“The 3 Rs of Volunteer Management: Recruit, Retain, Recognize,” Gil Gordon, Gil Gordon Associates.
“The New IQ: Emotional Intelligence: Practical Ways to Use It When Working with Volunteers, Boards & Staff,” Marge Smith, non-profit consultant and founder, Princeton Community Works.
“Essence of an Effective Board: Roles and Responsibilities,” Priscilla Rosenwald, Leadership Recruiters.
“Emerging Trends in Fundraising: Creating Solutions of Our Changing Times,” Elizabeth Wagner, vice president, development, Princeton Area Community Foundation.
“Creating an Effective Marketing Plan: How to Generate Awareness and Promote Your Mission,” Ed Andriessen, CEO, Business Training Resources.
“Social Media Strategies: Pros and Cons of Using Different Social Media (advanced),” Jennifer Gardella, founder, Your Social Media Hour.
“Nuts and Bolts of Strategic Planning,” Regina Podhorin, president, The Leadership Group, and Steve Cook, executive director, Arc of Mercer.
“Leverage Your Organization with Coalitions: Learn From Those That Have Done It Before,” Leslie Burger, director, Princeton Public Library, and Lynn Lemyre, executive director, Artworks Trenton.
“I signed up for LinkedIn — What Do I Do Now? Using LinkedIn Effectively,” Deborah Smith, Foxtrot Media.