The Nonprofit Network of Central Oregon (NNCO) offers regular learning and peer-networking opportunities for your professional and volunteer development. The NNCO series is presented by NAO with a team of leaders in their field who facilitate discussions and guide you to solutions for your nonprofit. Each session offers practical tools and strategies that you can apply immediately to improve your work. This series is designed for nonprofit leaders and anyone who wants to learn more about effective nonprofit leadership.

2018 - 2019 Nonprofit Network of Central Oregon Schedule (Bend)

September 26 Investment Strategies for Nonprofits
Presented by: Kevin Chambers, Managing Partner - Headwater Investments
October 31 Fundraising in Light of the Standard Deduction 
Presented by: Jim White, Executive Director - Nonprofit Association of Oregon
November 28 Leading an Ethical, Transparent & Legally Compliant Organization
Presented By: David Atkin, Director & Attorney - Center for Nonprofit Law
January 30 Beyond the Buzzwords: Creating a Culture of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Presented By: Liliana Cabrera, Nonprofit Consultant, NAO Latina Associates of Collaborative Endeavors (LACE)
April 24 Your ‘Best Fit’ Funding Model & Trends in Fundraising
Presented By: Adrienne Graham – Leapfrog Training & Faciliation & Jen Rusk - Rusk Coaching & Consulting
May 29 (Rescheduled from February 27) Contingency Planning for Nonprofits: Stories & Tools for Central Oregon
Presented By: Jim White, Executive Director - NAO and Grace Chikoto-Schultz, Assistant Professor - PSU
June 13 Understanding and Managing Team Dynamics 
Presented By: George Myers, Principal Consultant, gmars Consulting LLC 

All sessions take place between 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. on the dates above. Informal networking begins at 8:30 a.m. with the presentation starting at 9:00 a.m. While most topics and presenters have been confirmed, we are still finalizing details for this network. Please be aware that topic titles, presenters, or session dates may be subject to slight revisions. Season pass holders will be notified of any substantive changes. 

St. Charles Medical Center
2500 NE Neff Rd.
Bend, OR 97701

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Not sure if this series is right for you? Call our Training Coordinator at 503-239-4001, ext. 123 or email