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Mission

Our mission is to strengthen the capacity of nonprofits to serve the people and communities of Mississippi. For the thousands of nonprofit organizations across the state, the Center is the primary source of management training, technical information, advice, answers, coaching and connection to vital resources.

2014 Wage and Benefits Report - Now Available

The Mississippi Center for Nonprofits has completed the 2014 Wage and Benefits Report for Mississippi Nonprofits.  This publication includes over fifty pages of wage and benefits data gathered from over seventy nonprofits statewide.  The 2014 Report can be used by nonprofit...

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Nonprofit Policy Toolkit MEMBER CONTENT

The Nonprofit Policy Toolkit has 34 pages of sample organizational policies, personnel and volunteer policies, and sample policies for your board of directors. This toolkit is available for members only and it includes financial policies and procedures as well as a personnel handbook in addition...

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Board Development Toolkit MEMBER CONTENT

This toolkit includes over 20 pages of resources to help your organization's board of directors better understand the responsibilities of board service. This toolkit includes a review of best principles and practices and legal duties for board members, sample policies, and resources for board...

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Developing a High Impact Board

December 11 - Hattiesburg

In this half-day workshop you will learn how to strengthen your board of directors while learning best practices. Make your board a high-impact board.

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Fired Up! for Fundraising

December 12 - Gulfport

Learn how to get your board, staff and other stakeholders fired up! for fundraising. Learn to diversify your fundraising efforts in order to create sustainable funding for your organization. Learn the components of a development plan and take the initial steps to create a plan for your agency in this interactive workshop.

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Excellence in Action Nonprofit Certification Sessions

Look for next class coming in 2015 - Millsaps College, Jackson

Mississippi Center for Nonprofit's exceptional certification program is developed for board members, directors, nonprofit staff, and volunteers to learn nationally recognized nonprofit management best practices in a two-day series of workshops in an interactive learning environment. Organizations can receive certification by enrolling an executive director, a board officer, and a board member into the program and completing a peer review process with a Center Consultant. Consulting hours are included as a part of the organizational certification package. Individuals will receive EIA certification upon completion of the two-day "Boot Camp" style workshops.

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