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Conference tracks announced for 2018 Community Leadership Conference

The UGA J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development has announced conference tracks for the upcoming 2018 Community Leadership Conference. Organized by the Fanning Institute, the third annual Community Leadership Conference will take place on Feb. 22 – 23, 2018, at the UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel. 2018 marks the first time that the […]

ELPNO registration deadline approaching

Nonprofit leaders looking to develop their personal leadership skills and make their organizations more effective are encouraged to apply for the 2018 Executive Leadership Program for Nonprofit Organizations (ELPNO). ELPNO is scheduled for Jan. 7-12, 2018, at the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development on the University of Georgia campus in Athens, Ga. “It was […]

Pre-conference offerings added to 2018 Community Leadership Conference lineup

For the first time since the Community Leadership Conference began, the UGA J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development will offer two pre-conference sessions that will provide additional leadership development opportunities to participants. “Youth Leadership in Action Facilitator and Curriculum Training” and “The Nuts and Bolts of Facilitating Adult Community Leadership Development Programs” will be offered […]

Athens area nonprofit director credits Fanning Institute for leadership development opportunities

Programs offered by the UGA J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development are helping an Athens area nonprofit executive director strengthen both her personal leadership skills and her agency. Susie Weller became executive director of Children First, Inc., an Athens-based nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting safe homes for children in times of family crisis, in March […]

Leadership Development for Frontline Staff (in partnership with Together Georgia)

Together Georgia Provider Alliance in collaboration with The University of Georgia J. W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development offers the following training: Designed for front-line staff as participants, this session will focus on developing a leadership identity beyond title, building skills that allow staff to examine how to lead ‘from the front.’ Presenters: Terence Johnson, J.W. Fanning Institute and David […]

Third annual Community Leadership Conference set for February 22-23, 2018

Individuals committed to improving their communities and organizations through leadership development are encouraged to mark their calendars to attend the 2018 Community Leadership Conference, Feb. 22-23, 2018, at UGA. Organized by the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development, the Community Leadership Conference will again take place at the UGA Center for Continuing Education and Hotel. […]

Atlanta nonprofit COO recommends ELPNO for nonprofit executives

In her fourth year with the East Lake Foundation in Atlanta, Chief Operating Officer Rhonda Fischer felt the 2017 Executive Leadership Program for Nonprofit Organizations (ELPNO) last January came at just the right time. “I think the opportunity to step away from the office, at the start of the year for a week, to reflect […]

Registration underway for ELPNO 2018

Nonprofit leaders looking to develop their personal leadership skills and make their organizations more effective are encouraged to apply today for the 2018 Executive Leadership Program for Nonprofit Organizations (ELPNO). ELPNO is scheduled for January 7-12, 2018, at the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development on the University of Georgia campus in Athens, Georgia. Designed […]

Nonprofit Leadership Learning Community

A program of the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development, the Nonprofit Leadership Learning Community (NLLC) is a small group learning environment for nonprofit leaders in the Athens area who want to practice vital leadership skills in a supportive, nurturing peer environment. The NLLC will bring together current and emerging leaders to participate in discussion, […]

Leadership training helps Georgia nonprofits run more efficiently and effectively

Elaine Armstrong still thumbs through the binder she received three years ago while attending the Executive Leadership Program for Non-Profit Organizations (ELPNO) at the University of Georgia. Armstrong credits the week-long training at the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development for preparing her for a promotion to vice president of marketing at Goodwill Industries of […]