Strategic Alliances & Collaboration for Effective Longterm Sustainability

Date03/26/2019   |   Time9:30 am - 4:30 pm  

300 Madison Ave.
300 Madison Ave. 8th floor
Toledo, OH 43604 Driving Directions: 

PARKING OPTIONS: Superior Parking Garage (enter off of Superior or St. Clair Street) or Port Lawrence Parking Garage (enter off of St. Clair Street near Jefferson). Garage rates run $1.00 - $6.00 for ½ hour to 4 hours ($8 daily maximum).

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Contact: Lexi Haas, Associate Director
Phone: (419) 241-9513

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  This workshop is eligible for 6 hours in the Board Governance Track of the Certificate in Nonprofit Management.

This workshop is the first of four in the Minority Executive Leadership Certificate.
  The C4NPR Nonprofit Management certificate program is sponsored by 
Approved for 6.0 CFRE credits.

Workshop description:
Long-term success and sustainability in the nonprofit sector requires utilizing all of the tools available to support quality, capacity, and scale.  Strategic alliances offer organizations an opportunity to leverage strengths, fuel growth, and increase the capacity to serve the mission.  This workshop offers practical approaches to evaluating and pursuing strategic alliances, information on the range of partnership options and structures available to nonprofits, and the steps to successfully create an enduring alliance. 

Target Audience:
Executive Directors/CEOs and board officers

Presenter's Bio:
Jo DeBolt works with nonprofit and foundation clients to help them solve their most significant and complex strategic challenges. She specializes in business planning, strategic restructuring, foundation strategy, and helping federated organizations and affiliates leverage their respective strengths for mission success.

Jo has a background in business as well as extensive nonprofit leadership experience. Prior to joining La Piana in 2005, she served as the director of the Tides Center in Pittsburgh and D.C. and was the founding executive director of a regional coalition of community economic development organizations. She is a long-time board member of the Human Services Center Corporation, regarded as the premier provider of in-school programs for youth in the Pittsburgh area, and has also served as a public-school trustee and chaired a Congressional commission working with the National Park Service.

Jo has an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh and a BS in Business from Duquesne University.

Event Logistics:

  • Workshop registration starts at 9:15 am.
  • The cost of the workshop does not include lunch.
  • A map of lunch options will be provided in an email sent to you prior to the workshop.
  • Workshop slides will be emailed to you prior to the workshop.
  • Morning coffee provided along with a light afternoon snack.
  • Water provided throughout the day.

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300 Madison Avenue
Suite 1300
Toledo, OH 43604
P     419.241.9513

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