NonProfitConnect recently had the pleasure of having Tani Mills and Joan Malin from the Support Center to speak about how to build a successful board-ED relationship. Here are key takeaways from their program specific to building a strong Board/ED Relationship.
Local Leader Calvin B. Thomas, Jr., New Jersey Center for Nonprofits, and Bryn Mawr Trust-a WSFS Company – to Be Recognized
Local Leader Calvin B. Thomas, Jr., New Jersey Center for Nonprofits, and Bryn Mawr Trust – a WSFS Company – to Be Recognized
Hamilton Square, N.J., September 13, 2022- Liz Erickson Impact Award honoree Calvin B. Thomas, Jr., Community Award honoree New Jersey Center for Nonprofits, and Corporate Award honoree Bryn Mawr Trust, a WSFS Company, have been selected as this year’s Impact Awards recipients for their commitment to community service. The Impact Awards are conferred every year by NonProfitConnect, the Mercer County–based nonprofit committed to building an increasingly diverse, skilled, and engaged group of nonprofit board and staff leaders. The honorees will be celebrated at NonProfitConnect’s Annual Impact Awards event on Wednesday, November 2, starting at 5:30 p.m at the
NonProfitConnect Welcomes Three New Members to Board of Trustees
NonProfitConnect is thrilled to welcome Utpal Kapadia, Emily Deadwyler and Brian Whitlock to the NonProfitConnect board of trustees. These three new board members bring their extensive strategic planning expertise that will be key as NonProfitConnect to continues to advance our work.
Utpal Kapadia is an IT executive with over 30 years of global experience working in USA, India, and Japan. He has extensively worked within BFSI domain with fortune 500 clients. He founded SKAPS solutions with a vision to bring all his learnings, experience and network, to serve small businesses, startups in early stage and nonprofit organizations, with a mission to help them with access to the same kind of expertise and resources that fortune
Princeton, N.J., October 4, 2021
Liz Erickson Impact Award honoree Shirley Satterfield, Community Award honoree Pro-Bono Partnership, and Corporate Award honoree Investors Bank have been selected as this year’s Impact Awards recipients for their commitment to community service. The Impact Awards are conferred every year by NonProfitConnect, the Mercer County–based nonprofit committed to building an increasingly diverse, skilled, and engaged group of nonprofit board and staff leaders. The honorees will be celebrated virtually at NonProfitConnect’s Annual Impact Awards event on Thursday, October 28, starting at 5:30 p.m. This year’s sponsors including presenting sponsor Your Part-Time Controller, platinum sponsors NRG and NJM Insurance Group and gold sponsors BMT, Stark & Stark and Investors Bank.
“As an organization committed to building nonprofit capacity, we are proud to recognize and
honor individuals and organizations in
While nonprofit board members are not usually involved in the day-to-day activities, they are ultimately responsible for managing the organization and making important decisions that fulfill fiduciary duties to both the organization and public that it serves. In this article, we’ve compiled five of our top financial management best practices for nonprofit board members.
As more and more of us receive our vaccinations, there is a longing to go back to pre-pandemic normalcy. But if there is one thing we have learned during the past year of living with Covid-19, it is that we can no longer ignore systemic inequities in our society exposed by the disproportionate suffering of the most vulnerable in our own communities. As citizens and responsible philanthropists, it is time to reflect on how our own actions have contributed to these inequities and to rethink how we give. Philanthropic organizations themselves are reflecting and responding with a new direction in grantmaking called trust-based philanthropy. Trust-based philanthropy is rooted in transparency, equity, humility, and collaboration. It is an approach to giving that aims to redistribute power between funders and nonprofits in an attempt to better meet the needs of the communities we are trying to serve.
Executive Director, Morven Museum & Garden
“I just wanted to let you know how wonderful our visit to Morven on Thursday, May 6th, was. We were simply delighted and it was a wonderful re-entry event. I appreciate all the staff that we interacted with and who helped make our first re-entry event so much fun.”
-email to Morven staff
Receiving messages like the one above signal a ray of hope that the
As nonprofit leaders, we are all asking ourselves how we have handled recent crises as leaders of our organizations and how we can be prepared to continue to handle future crises.
The pandemic has blown through our communities like a hurricane, canceling plans, changing priorities, leaving families grief-stricken, frustrated, and angry. As the pandemic anniversary approaches, we see encouraging signs of resilience and recovery, and some common themes in nonprofits’ approaches to tackling challenges.
Young professionals have much to offer in the way of fresh perspectives, growing professional networks and skill sets that may include social media and an understanding digital technology that fill in gaps in your organization.