VIRTUAL - 2020 Nebraska Nonprofit Conference
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VIRTUAL - 2020 Nebraska Nonprofit Conference

The third annual Nebraska Nonprofit Conference will bring you a week's worth of webinars and networking!

8/3/2020 to 8/7/2020
When: August 3-7, 2020
Where: Zoom Webinars
Contact: Abby

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**Price reduced THANKS to our sponsors!**

$25.00 - NAM members (login before registering to get the member rate)

$50.00 - Not-yet NAM Members - become a NAM member today!

$175.00 - Conference Value

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Hosted by Nonprofit Association of the Midlands in partnership with

Greater Grand Island Community Foundation

Kearney Area Community Foundation 

Hamilton Community Foundation

Peter Kiewit Foundation

D.A. Davidson & Co.

and the Harry A. Koch Company



Keynote Speaker
Steve Zimmerman

 Steven Zimmerman, CPA, MBA is the Principal of Spectrum Nonprofit Services where he provides training and consulting in the areas of finance and strategy for community-based organizations, foundations and government agencies throughout the country.  Steve is a co-author of two books on nonprofit sustainability published by Jossey-Bass, The Sustainability Mindset: Using the Matrix Map to Make Strategic Decisions with Jeanne Bell of CompassPoint published in 2014 and the best-selling book Nonprofit Sustainability: Making Strategic Decisions for Financial Viability with Jeanne Bell and Jan Masaoka of CalNonprofits published in 2010.  The books highlight Spectrum’s integrated approach to nonprofits which balances mission impact and financial viability.  Steve’s writing has also appeared in The Nonprofit Quarterly, the Finance and Strategy column for Blue Avocado, and various BoardSource publications.  Prior to starting Spectrum, Steve was a Projects Director with CompassPoint Nonprofit Services, one of the nation’s leading nonprofit consulting, training and research providers. Steve’s extensive nonprofit experience includes serving as a Chief Financial Officer, Development Director and Associate Director at community-based nonprofits where he performed turnarounds resulting in increased financial sustainability and programmatic reach.  He is a Certified Public Accountant and earned a BA from Claremont McKenna College and an MBA from Yale University. 


Conference Agenda

 Session #  Date  Time (Central)  Session Title  Presenter
 Session 00  Thursday,
 July 30th
 10:00 am – 11:00 am  Zoom Testing Office Hours  NAM Team
 Session 01  Monday,
 August 3rd
 9:00 am – 10:00 am  99 Problems but Asking for Money Ain’t One  Brenda Helget & Brandi Holys
 Session 02  Monday,
 August 3rd
 12:00 Noon – 1:00 pm  Guidelines and Principles Roundtable Discussion  Rosey Higgs, NAM
 Session 03  Monday,
 August 3rd
 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm  Best Practices for Board Excellence  Amy Sandeen
 Session 04  Tuesday,
 August 4th
 9:00 am – 10:30 am  From Sustainability to Survivability:
 Managing Uncertainty Amid Crisis
 Steve Zimmerman
 Session 05
 August 4th
 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm  A 2020 Vision - It’s Time to SEE Us  Dominique Morgan
 Session 06  Wednesday,
 August 5th
 9:00 am – 10:00 am  It's Generational:
 Intergenerational Relationships and Challenges
 Dr. Laura Garrett
 Session 07  Wednesday,
 August 5th
 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm  Crisis Toolkit Tutorial  Category One Consulting
 Session 08  Thursday,
 August 6th
 9:00 am – 10:00 am  So You've got a Language Barrier. Whose job is it to fix it?  Leah Whitney Chavez
 Session 09  Thursday,
 August 6th
 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm  NAM Member Benefits Overview  Kelly Koepsell, NAM
 Session 10
 August 6th
 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm  Integrated Project Planning Ryan Strawhecker,
Patrick Falke, &
Cassie Paben
 Session 11  Friday,
 August 7th
 9:00 am – 11:30 am

The Dual Bottom Line: Holding Impact and Finances
When Making Strategic Decisions. 

 Steve Zimmerman


Recording of sessions will be available to NAM Members through NAM's online learning management system
Closed caption will be available on each session
Zoom links will be sent to registered participants leading up to the sessions



Presenter Bios Click Here
Session Descriptions Click Here


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