The Soapbox and Toolbox for New York State's Nonprofits

Upcoming Events

  • Tuesday, January 09, 2018 6:00 pm

    The Board/Executive Director Relationship: Structuring and Managing Legal Considerations

    Given increasing scrutiny & liabilities surrounding the employment of nonprofit chief executive officers, it’s essential that boards of directors have a comprehensive understanding of respective responsibilities & liabilities relative to employment relationships.

  • Wednesday, January 17, 2018 12:00 pm

    NYCON Membership Benefits Orientation- January

    In our “Get to Know Us” Sessions, NYCON staff will tell you a lot more about our membership benefits – and answer all the questions you have regarding our process, costs and what you get for FREE.

  • Tuesday, January 23, 2018 5:30 pm

    Bridges to Board Service: Foundations of Board Development

    This session will provide practical tips for strategically recruiting, nominating and retaining board members and emphasizes the importance of establishing high performance expectations and providing ongoing board development and leadership cultivation as the best way to attract and engage quality b…

  • Thursday, February 01, 2018 11:30 am

    Relationship Management and Growing your Annual Fund

    Looking ahead to 2018 and beyond, there are many reasons to invest in growing your annual fund program.

  • Thursday, February 08, 2018 1:00 pm

    Raise More Money With a Killer Website

    Join us for a special webinar to learn how your website can be a game-changer for your organization with NYCON's member benefit partner, Firespring.

  • Wednesday, February 14, 2018 12:00 pm

    NYCON Membership Benefits Orientation- February

    In our “Get to Know Us” Sessions, NYCON staff will tell you a lot more about our membership benefits – and answer all the questions you have regarding our process, costs and what you get for FREE.

  • Tuesday, February 27, 2018 8:30 am

    Bridges to Board Service: Resource Development

    One important but sometimes misunderstood area of board responsibility is to ensure the organization has the financial, human, and other resources it needs to carry out its mission and achieve its goals. The specific nature of how this is done varies according to the organization’s business model, c…

  • Thursday, March 01, 2018 9:00 am

    Striving for Board Strategic Nimbleness in Rapidly Changing Times- [Binghamton]

    The charitable landscape is changing dramatically as economic, policy and funding developments unfold and affects every nonprofit organization. In 2018 and for the foreseeable future, nonprofit boards will need to keep a pulse on the critical issues that face or may face their organizations and be…

  • Wednesday, March 14, 2018 12:00 pm

    NYCON Membership Benefits Orientation- March

  • Tuesday, March 27, 2018 5:30 pm

    Bridges to Board Service: Board Governance

    Board members steer their organization towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, and legal governance and financial management policies and ensure the organization has adequate resources to advance its mission.

  • Thursday, April 05, 2018 9:00 am

    A Changing Landscape: What Does the Future Hold for the Nonprofit Sector? [Binghamton]

    Attend this presentation to hear about issues impacting nonprofits in 2018 and a special panel discussion about nonprofit operational changes you may need to consider, what you need to know about policy changes and other items that will affect local nonprofits and the people being served.

  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018 5:30 pm

    Bridges to Board Service:Financial Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards

    Among their key responsibilities, board members set financial management policies and ensure the financial health of their organizations.

  • Tuesday, May 22, 2018 5:30 pm

    Bridges to Board Service: Foundations of Board Development 5/22/18 [Poughkeepsie]

    This session will provide practical tips for strategically recruiting, nominating and retaining board members and emphasizes the importance of establishing high performance expectations and providing ongoing board development and leadership cultivation as the best way to attract and engage quality b…

  • Tuesday, June 26, 2018 5:30 pm

    Bridges to Board Service: Resource Development - 06/26/18 [Poughkeepsie]

    One important but sometimes misunderstood area of board responsibility is to ensure the organization has the financial, human, and other resources it needs to carry out its mission and achieve its goals.

  • Tuesday, September 25, 2018 5:30 pm

    Bridges to Board Service: Nonprofit Board Governance [Poughkeepsie] 2018

    Board members steer their organization towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, and legal governance and financial management policies and ensure the organization has adequate resources to advance its mission.

  • Thursday, October 04, 2018 8:00 am

    Camp Finance 2018

    A two-day retreat for executive directors, financial staff, board members, practitioners, fundraisers, marketing & communications staff, development staff & more at the beautiful Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, NY

  • Tuesday, October 23, 2018 5:30 pm

    Bridges to Board:Financial Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards

    Among their key responsibilities, board members set financial management policies and ensure the financial health of their organizations.

NYCON develops and promotes an effective and vibrant charitable nonprofit community throughout New York State.  We strengthen organizational capacity, act as an advocate and unifying voice, help to inform philanthropic giving, and conduct research and planning to demonstrate relevance and impact.