Nonprofit Leadership Forum

Each Fall Pathways hosts a Nonprofit Leadership Forum, focusing on a timely topic in the nonprofit field and all are invited to attend. The Forum combines practical knowledge and inspiration, delivered by experienced practitioners from our sector.

To learn what’s coming up, please visit our calendar and event page here.

The 2018 WNC Nonprofit Pathways Nonprofit Leadership Forum with Kim Klein was a huge success!

Past Forum topics include:

2018 – Expanding Your Fundraising in These Fascinating Times
Keynote speaker Kim Klein, an Internationally known speaker and author known for her ability to deliver information in a practical and humorous way, discussed how to build teams of individuals willing to ask, building equity and inclusion into your fundraising program, how to find new prospects, and how to start or expand a major donor program.

2017 – Bring Your Brave Face!  We’re Gonna Talk Race, Equity, and Inclusion
Keynote speaker Denise Barreto, Entrepreneur, author and TEDx speaker, discussed the sudden urgency driving equity and inclusive leadership and why it’s so difficult for the majority of America’s leaders to act.


2016 – The Digital Leap: Your Insider’s Guide to Online Fundraising
Keynote speaker Alia McKee principal of Sea Change Strategies, presented a big picture overview of online fundraising as well as practical ideas for growing an online program.


2015 – Bridging Generations in Nonprofits: Strengthening Our Sector and its Leaders
Keynote speaker Frances Kunreuther, co-director of the Building Movements Project, addressed questions of the generational shift in the nonprofit sector including myths and realities in the workplace, how organizations deal with generational shifts, and how to plan for the next phase.


2014 – Collective Impact: From Common Goals to Uncommon Results
Keynote speaker Robert Albright of FSG presented the case for Collective Impact, an exciting new trend in nonprofit collaboration. A panel of local nonprofit leaders, in the trenches with this leading edge work, also shared their experiences and insight.


2013 – Charting Leadership Success, Now and in the Future
Author and facilitator Denice Hinden of Managance Consulting provided interactive learning on how to develop and maintain effective board and staff leaders, as well as prepare for the inevitable leadership changes ahead in any nonprofit’s future.


2012 – Building A Better Board

Accomplished trainer, consultant, author (and nonprofit board member) Stephanie Roth provided hands-on guidance to help nonprofit staff and board members prepare for 21st century success.