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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.

2015 Jan - June Training Catalog

Make 2015 your association’s best year ever! by attending events designed to develop your skills and knowledge in nonprofit management.

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Starting a Nonprofit -  The Essential Checklist

Helping Leaders Take Their Organizations to the Next Level: This resource is a checklist for individuals looking to start a nonprofit in Mississippi.  Listed are over 20 activities that best encourages successful establishment of a nonprofit.

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Document Destruction & Retention Policy

A sample Document Destruction and Retention Policy required by law. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act’s prohibition of the destruction of documents that are subject to review in litigation provides the reason for every nonprofit adopting a document retention policy.

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Advanced Grant Proposal Strategies

May 14-15, 2015 Jackson, MS

If you've every written a proposal, you know it's a team effort! This workshop is designed to help organizations understand the parts of the proposal, their role in creating it and how to collaborate to secure grants. Come prepared to roll up your sleeves. You can bring with you a project or program concept to focus on throughout the training.

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Excellence in Action Nonprofit Certification Sessions

June 4-5, 2015 - Millsaps College, Jackson, MS

"Being Intentional About Excellence" - Mississippi Center for Nonprofit's 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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