Attention Nonprofits-Join Decision Associates and The Nonprofit Partnership for a Valuable Seminar!

Ken Jurino
Posted: Tuesday Nov 8th, 2016
Leadership Development: Preparing Your Team and Board to Carry Out the Organizational Mission
Presented by Aaron Phillips and Abigail Lechner
November 17, 8:30-10 a.m. at the WQLN Learning Center in Erie, PA
Registration is free for NPP members, $50 for non-members.

In this second seminar in the series, Recession-proof Your Nonprofit, presented by Decision Associates and The Nonprofit Partnership, you will learn:

  • How to recruit and retain the best employees
  • How to build a team that will embrace your organization’s mission
  • How to develop metrics that will achieve your organization’s goals
  • How to leverage the strengths and skill sets of your board of directors

In a recession, donors, granting agencies and funding agencies focus on supporting the top performing nonprofits in each service sector. Meanwhile, under-performing nonprofits often are urged to consolidate.

Now is the time to establish the framework that will propel your nonprofit into The Top 20% and ensure your organization's sustainability and success. From experience, we know that:

  • The Top 20% have the strongest reserves and financial sustainability
  • The Top 20% have the best market and public awareness
  • The best people want to be board members, employees and volunteers in The Top 20%
  • The Top 20% attract the best partners: related agencies, foundations, corporations, corporate foundations, board members and others
  • The Top 20% are able to develop the best relationships with funders, regulators and political entities

Decision Associates has worked with many of the region's highest performing nonprofits, studying their characteristics and comparing their performance by using ranking data from industry trade associations and our own studies. We invite board and staff from your organization to join us for this second seminar in a special series designed to help you recession-proof your nonprofit.

“When we needed to make a new hire, we contacted Decision Associates. We were very pleased with the process that they used and the attention they gave to our company. Though we didn’t find the ideal candidate for the job, they moved us in a direction that actually made more sense than hiring. They guided us on the right path for the changes and made recommendations that were perfect for our organization. They looked at what the best decision for our company was, even though it wasn’t the first path that we took. We valued the insight, suggestions and the good working relationship that we built. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Decision Associates for recruiting and/or operational improvements.”

~ Steve Henderson, President
Great Lakes Cast Stone, Inc.

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