WORKSHOP CALENDAR

October 9 (Thursday)  9:30am—12noon
Your Board Members Can Raise Money: Empowering your Board Members to be Successful Askers
How can we motivate our board members to increase donations?  Susan Gabriel, senior associate at Cause Effective will instruct participants on: how to set goals that stimulate and measure progress; how to sharpen your case for support; how to identify priority targets for personal attention; and, who should be the asker. Participants will learn the basic steps in making a face-to-face ask and will complete a practice ask. This workshop is co-sponsored by Citi Community Development and NPCC, and will help build the capacity of community development nonprofits that serve low-to-moderate income individuals and families. The workshop will be held at RXR Realty, 68 South Service Road, Melville, Long Island.

October 15 (Wednesday)  8:30am—12:30pm
How to Keep Your Nonprofit in Compliance
Breakfast and Welcome: 8:30—9am
Part I: 9—10:30am
Still have questions about recent changes to New York’s Not-for-Profit Corporation Law? Don’t miss this panel discussion on the Nonprofit Revitalization Act. You’ll learn actions nonprofits need to take to be in compliance with the terms of the Act.  Moderator: Robert J. Vanni, senior consultant for Government Relations, NPCC. Panelists: Barbara Schatz, clinical professor of law, Columbia Law School; David Lowden, special counsel, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP; and, Linda Manley, legal director, Lawyers Alliance for New York.
Part II: 10:45am—12:30pm
Need guidance on New York lobby laws and tips on how to engage with newly elected officials? Don’t miss this session on nonprofits and lobbying. You’ll learn how to comply with New York State and City lobby laws; how to register and report lobbying activities; practical tips on how to engage with elected officials; and why it’s important for nonprofits to engage with government.  Presenter: Michelle Jackson, general counsel, Human Services Council. Both sessions will be held at UJA, 130 East 59th Street, New York, NY. Hosted by NPCC and Human Services Council, Sponsored by Unemployment Services Trust. 

October 21 (Tuesday)  10am—12noon
NYS Workers’ Compensation Rules
Co-sponsored by New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, Lawyers Alliance for New York, NPCC and Holland and Knight LLP, this workshop will cover essential information about workers compensation insurance including: the definition of workers compensation insurance and how it differs from disability insurance; which nonprofits must carry workers’ comp and disability coverage; exemptions available to nonprofits; the rules for groups with employees in NY but headquarters elsewhere; how to obtain coverage;  penalties for not complying; and how premium rates are determined. Speaker: Richard G. Liskov, partner, Holland & Knight LLP.

October 22 (Wednesday)  10am—12:30pm
Your Board Members Can Raise Money:  Empowering your Board Members to be Successful Askers
How can we motivate our board members to increase donations? Gregory Cohen, senior associate at Cause Effective, will instruct participants on: how to set goals that stimulate and measure progress; how to sharpen your case for support; how to identify priority targets for personal attention; and who should be the asker. All participants will learn the basic steps in making a face-to-face ask and will complete a practice ask. This workshop is co-sponsored by Citi Community Development, NPCC, CT Association of Nonprofits and Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, and will help build the capacity of community development nonprofits that serve low-to-moderate income individuals and families. The meeting will be held at Bridgeport Public Library, Bridgeport, CT.


Registration is Required: Click on the workshop title above to register. Attendance may be limited to one person per 501(c)(3) member organization. By registering for a workshop you are making a firm commitment to attend. If you must cancel, please provide at least 48 hours notice so that someone else can take your place. Meetings begin and end on time so please plan your travel and schedules accordingly. If a workshop is marked as sold out, members may still sign up for a wait list in the event that a seat becomes available.

Unless noted otherwise, workshops are open only to NPCC's 501(c)(3) members and are held at NPCC's office at 135 West 36th Street, 15th Floor (between Broadway and 7th Avenue), New York NY, 10018. NPCC is a scent-free environment. Please do not use scented products when attending a meeting.