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September 2016
DCNP.ORG is now live!
We are pleased to announce the launch of our new website and URL! The site can be found at and we hope it becomes a trusted resource that you visit often!
Board Excellence Program
The 2016-17 Board Excellence program kicks off on September 22, 9-10:30 a.m., at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. Essential Elements for Nonprofit Board Members outlines the roles and responsibilities of nonprofit boards. This is a valuable orientation for new board members and a great refresher for seasoned nonprofit leaders. Register Now>>
Proudly DeKalb Co-Working Initiative
Interested in opportunities for nonprofit collaboration? Join us September 14, 10-11:00 a.m., at the Community Foundation to learn more about the Proudly DeKalb Co-Working Initiative. Co-working is a way to share costs for space, equipment, and other common organization expenses. Attendees will be invited to provide feedback about the possibility of co-working in DeKalb County. Register Now>>
NGOLD Breakfast Series
The 2016-17 Breakfast Series program begins on September 21 with The NGO Community and the 2016 Elections: Things to Consider. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. for networking, program runs 9-10:00 a.m.
Contact to RSVP. Learn More>>
Leadership Brown Bag Lunch
The next Leadership Brown Bag Lunch will be on September 16 at noon. Bring your lunch to the Community Foundation and chat with other nonprofit leaders in an informal setting. Our conversation starter will be: Year-End Giving.
AFP Northern Illinois Planned Giving Council 

Dr. Alicia Schatteman will present Ethics are Everyone’s Job: The Role of Advisors, Employees, and Board Members in Creating an Ethical Environment on September 30, 7:30-9:30 a.m. at NIU-Rockford. Registration is available online here>> or via email ( Cost to attend: $20

Data to Support Fundraising Efforts
The next Nonprofit Data and Performance Meetup is scheduled for September 28, 9:30-11:00 a.m. at Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois in DeKalb. This is an informal gathering to share knowledge and ideas or ask questions about your organization's data challenges. Register Now>>

Civic Leadership Academy 
DCNP-members receive a reduced rate for CLA trainings! Check out the new CLA program brochure for 2016-17 here>>.

Your Money, Your Goals - Training
On September 21, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., the Your Money, Your Goals training will be hosted at Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois. This training offers a toolkit that helps front line staff integrate financial empowerment services into their existing case management.
Register Now>>

Parties with Character
Local business, Parties with Character, offers a variety of popular costumed characters that are available for appearances at nonprofit events. Nonprofit organizations can receive a 40% discount on a one-hour character appearance! Learn more or schedule an appearance for your event here>>

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