Nonprofit Checkup #1 Know Your Numbers: People – NIU Civic Leadership Academy & Giving DuPage

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This new resource page can help your organization learn about important funding opportunities, develop your staff and stay current with the latest in our local nonprofit sector. The Nonprofit Newsroom page will continually be updated with new events & announcements, so check it often and bookmark the newsroom page as a favorite.  Email [email protected] with your professional opportunity, contact for the event, and a website link for your announcement. We recommend adding your nonprofit organization’s events to the Volunteer Portal.

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Giving DuPage is proud to announce our partnership with the Civic Leadership Academy at Northern Illinois University. Giving DuPage member partners will be invited to an accredited and nationally-recognized certificate program and have access to discounted course rates as a benefit of being a Giving DuPage partner. Courses will be centered on professional development, organizational efficiency, and informed leadership. View HERE the full list of courses.


Staff, volunteers and Board members are all important human resources to nonprofit organizations. Determine if you are utilizing them effectively and planning for tomorrow. This workshop is for volunteers including Board members as well staff. Evaluate your organization in terms of its ability to get the right people to advance your organization forward including recruitment, training, retention and evaluation of Board members, volunteers and staff. Is your organization reflective of the community you serve? Do you have a succession plan in place? How can technology solutions improve human resource management? This workshop provides answers to these questions and more.


  • Evaluate your organization’s overall human resources needs
  • Evaluate your Board’s capacity, skills and leadership
  • Effective recruitment strategies for Board members and staff

For more information and to register, visit: NIU Civic Leadership Academy

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