New Fellowship Opportunity Open

DRF is currently searching for a fellow to be the Project Coordinator for Opportunity Neighborhoods. This person will work as a community developer and he/she is responsible for coordinating and facilitating the planning, implementation, and evaluation of all activities associated with the Opportunity Neighborhood (ON) quality of life plans. Position is open until filled.

Grant Writing & Compliance

Grant Writing & Compliance...

Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Effective Leadership

Effective Leadership for Nonprofit Staf...

Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Effective Leadership for Nonprofit Staff & Boards

This event is part of the series:
Duke University - Continuing Studies: 2020 Nonprofit Capacity Building Training

September 22, 2020
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Instructor: Jeanne Allen, 

Engage in discussion of what leadership means for nonprofit staff and boards.  Emphasis will be on leadership challenges in the nonprofit sector. Discuss leadership best practices to help one navigate challenges.   Share leadership goals.  Explore relationship between decision making and leadership to enhance performance.

Key Learning Objectives 

  1. Identify and discuss key leadership skills, traits, and styles appropriate for nonprofits
  2. Discuss how to apply these leadership strategies, skills, and principles in a nonprofit setting
  3. Reflect on student’s personal leadership philosophy and how this aligns with leading in a nonprofit organization

Bio: Jeanne Allen, Ed.S. has 30+ years of nonprofit sector experience. This includes her current business, Jeanne Allen Consulting, providing training and facilitation to nonprofits on Board Development and Strategic Planning, as well as designing and facilitating board and staff retreats. Prior to her role as Instructor in the Duke University Nonprofit Management Program, she worked in NY as a Management Consultant at Girl Scouts USA National HQ in NYC; and Assistant Dean, Multicultural Programs, Westchester Community College (NY). Ms. Allen earned an Instructional Systems Technology and MS in Adult Education from Indiana University and a BA from UNC-CH.  Additionally, Jeanne holds the highly regarded Certified Governance Trainer (CGT) from Board Source.

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