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2023thu06apr8:00 amthu5:00 pmNonprofit Essentials: Purposeful Boards, Powerful Fundraising8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fundraising success depends on organization-wide efforts from the leadership of the board and the dedication of front-line staff. This custom course from The Fund Raising School focuses on the role
Fundraising success depends on organization-wide efforts from the leadership of the board and the dedication of front-line staff. This custom course from The Fund Raising School focuses on the role the board plays in fundraising and how to best structure the organization to support this role.
In this day-long session, board members and staff will learn work together to improve the culture of philanthropy in the organization and how fundraising fits into the recruitment and responsibilities of the board. Registration is $50 for one staff member and one board member; additional board and staff members can be registered at $20 each.
- Understand board and staff responsibilities in the organization
- How to engage the board in fundraising
- Review and adapt tools and strategies to recruit, train, mentor, and redirector board members to support overall fundraising
Director and Rosso Fellow
The Fund Raising School IU
Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
Serving as assistant dean for external relations, Bill Stanczykiewicz oversees communications and fundraising for the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy while directing The Fund Raising School. Bill also serves as a core faculty member, teaching graduate and bachelor’s level courses
on philanthropy, fundraising, and leadership. Bill’s professional career spans the philanthropic, public, and private sectors.
He served for 17 years as President & CEO of the Indiana Youth Institute, a statewide nonprofit devoted to healthy youth development and academic achievement. This opportunity followed his leadership position in the mayor’s office in Indianapolis, where he served as policy director for community renewal, designing and implementing The Front Porch Alliance.
Bill earned a doctoral degree in interdisciplinary leadership, and his dissertation examined methods for increasing board engagement with fundraising. His master’s degree is in public administration from George Mason University, which followed his bachelor’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University. Bill also has attained post-graduate credentials from Vanderbilt University and The Fund Raising School.
(Thursday) 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
2023thu04may9:00 amthu11:00 amNonprofit Essentials: Recruiting and Hiring Nonprofit Staff9:00 am - 11:00 am
Do you struggle with finding people to fill your open positions? Are you feeling alone in the fight? Are $15/hour jobs taking all of the “good” employees? We will use
Do you struggle with finding people to fill your open positions? Are you feeling alone in the fight? Are $15/hour jobs taking all of the “good” employees? We will use this session to help you recognize how to maximize your brand to recruit talent that can contribute to your mission of service and community improvement.
- Attendees will identify what part(s) of their brand might stand out to potential candidates
- Attendees can take away a list of steps in the recruiting and hiring process
- Attendees will brainstorm ways to advertise open positions in ways that shows results, including in nontraditional or untapped populations
- Attendees will discuss and uncover tools that can help hire the “right” candidate
- Attendees will know how to engage others in the recruiting and interviewing process
James Mitchell is originally from Chicago and earned two degrees (BA in English and MSEd in Adult Education) from Northern Illinois University. He moved to Muncie in 2000 to work at Ball State University.
After three years as a hall director at BSU, James spent a year as an AmeriCorps Member with Greater Muncie Indiana Habitat for Humanity before returning to BSU for a 15 year stint at the university’s Career Center, training and coaching job candidates one-on-one and in groups. He wrapped his time at BSU as the Associate Director for Employer Relations and Recruitment Programs, working with recruiters from a variety of industries to help them meet their hiring goals.
Since 2019, James Mitchell serves as the Director of HR and Employee Experience at Minnetrista Museum & Gardens.
Professionally, James volunteers as the President of the East Central Indiana Human Resources Association (ECIHRA); he is the past chair of three other nonprofits.
In his free time, James enjoys playing video games, traveling, live theater and museums, especially) and learning new things. The most out-of-the-box thing he is learning currently is self-care through the community at Muncie CrossFit at the Arsenal.
He and his dog, Lady, live in Muncie.
(Thursday) 9:00 am - 11:00 am