Nonprofit HR Events

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At Nonprofit HR, we're focused on helping nonprofit professionals grow and connect. That's why every month, we host educational, networking and collaboration events designed to explore the critical talent and culture issues facing the nonprofit sector. Browse the event calendar below to learn more about upcoming conferences we're speaking at, webinars we're teaching, free networking events we're hosting and much more.


Interact for Impact @ Nonprofit HR
May 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

According to the 2016 Nonprofit Employment Practices Survey, nonprofits are not well-positioned to retain talent and will need new strategies to survive in competitive job markets. 1 in 3 nonprofits report their biggest retention challenge is retaining younger staff (those under 30). As the job market improves employers need to focus on preventing turnover of strong staff their top talent from turning over.

Nonprofit HR will facilitate a discussion where you will:

  • Learn how an organization’s culture can impact high performers
  • Share retention and engagement strategies that are working for your nonprofit
  • Hear from other nonprofit leaders in the D.C. area about what is working in their organizations./li>

This is a free session at our office (1400 Eye St. NW, Suite 500, Washington D.C. 20005) with lunch included.

We hope to see you there! Reserve your spot now as seats are limited.

Webinar: Executive Succession: What to Do if Your CEO is Leaving or How to Plan When They Do @ Webinar
May 16 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

Nonprofit HR’s President & CEO, Lisa Brown Alexander and BoardEffect’s EVP, Dottie Schindlinger are teaming up for an informative webinar on how to prepare your board for executive succession.

According to the 2016 Nonprofit Employment Practices Survey, 59 percent of nonprofits don’t have a formal succession plan in place. And with the increasing and current trend of nonprofit CEO turnover, most organizations find themselves ill prepared to handle these changes. Join the webinar and you’ll receive insights on:

• Best practices in managing an executive transition
• Technology workflows that can help navigate these changes
• Other nonprofits experiences and what you can take away from them

You will leave this 45-minute session prepared to effectively navigate these changes for your board.

Nonprofit Compensation Planning Is Essential for Attracting & Retaining Key Employees @ Webinar
Jun 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Compensation planning can be an intimidating process for a nonprofit organization. While budgeting salary and benefits may seem objective, it is actually influenced by many factors including: philosophical considerations, competition, regulation, etc. You should understand the critical elements that need to be included in your compensation plan and the timeframe for developing a reality-based compensation plan.

Join us for our webinar, Nonprofit Compensation Planning Is Essential for Attracting & Retaining Key Employees presented by Sidney Abrams, Director of Consulting Services, and Heather de la Riva, Director of Virtual Outsourcing, brought to you by KNOWLEDGEConferences.

Program Highlights

Mr. Abrams and Ms. de la Riva will cover:

  • Required elements of a compensation plan including salary, benefits, and other forms of compensation both financial and nonfinancial in nature
  • Developing a compensation philosophy that fits your nonprofit
  • The process for approving the compensation of your CEO/executive director and certain other key executives
  • The importance of conducting an independent review of compensation decisions, using objective comparative salary data, and documenting your decisions as part of your board minutes
  • Understanding how to interpret comparative salary data and how to benchmark your compensation decisions
  • How to effectively communicate your compensation plan with your employees
  • The importance of conducting an annual review of your compensation plan

Reserve your spot now!


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