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Nonprofit leaders from Georgia and Florida participated in an intense, one-week leadership development program at the UGA J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development last week.

This is the tenth year that the Executive Leadership Program for Nonprofit Organizations (ELPNO) has been offered.

The 20 participants in this year's class explored strategic leadership, resource development strategies, non-profit leadership, and ethics and governance. ELPNO participants not only learned from nationally-known faculty but they also learned from each other.

Registration is available for our 2nd Annual Community Leadership Conference: Transforming Leaders, Transforming Communities. The conference will take place at the UGA Center for Continuing Education and Hotel. 

The conference will open on Thursday, February 2 at 11:00 am and continue through Friday, February 3 at 4:00 pm.

ELPNO 2017 participants are immersed in leadership development and networking this week. Collectively, the 20 participants have nearly 200 years of nonprofit experience - and come from organizations that represent 10,000 employees and 9,000 volunteers.

The group participated in a Nonprofit Leadership Circle: Benefit of Hindsight on Wednesday evening. The insightful evening was filled with discussion on passion, integrity, respect, trust, barriers, and shining moments.

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