Delivering Knowledge and Tools to Nonprofits
Nonprofit Alliance is dedicated to strengthening the leadership and organizational capacities of nonprofit organizations in Calhoun County.

Professional Development
  • Special Event Marketing - From "Meh" to "Marvelous!" February 20, 2015 What makes people want to attend your event? How can you reach the right audience in a way that appeals to them and makes them want to come out to support your organization and cause? Come to this class to learn marketing tips and tactics that will make your next event a huge success!
  • Basic Grant Proposals February 27, 2015 This class is open to all interested in learning the basics of developing a grant proposal to apply for funding for a nonprofit organization.
  • The Three R’s of Volunteer Engagement: Recruitment, Recognition, and Reflection March 6, 2015 KCC and Hands on Battle Creek partner to provide this training that walks through three essential components for every organization to consider when engaging volunteers.
  • Using Social Media Strategically March 13, 2015 Come to this class to see how KCC’s social media manager uses tools like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, blogging, YouTube and some more guerilla techniques like Reddit and Imgur as part of an integrated strategy across multiple platforms.
  • "We Did It!"- Boost Your Nonprofit’s Earned Revenue March 20, 2015 Nonprofit organizations are always searching for ways to diversity funding. Earned income should be a part of that mix.
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Legislative Breakfast 2013

Rob Collier, CEO of Council of Michigan Foundations and Brenda Hunt, CEO of Battle Creek Community Foundation exchange podium time at the 7th Annual Legislative Breakfast.

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Nonprofit Trainings Now Offered Through KCC's Lifelong Learning Department.

Published January 23, 2015

As NPA will be closing on March 31, 2015, all future nonprofit trainings will be offered through KCC's Lifelong Learning (LLL) department.

While you can still view all spring 2015 classes on NPA’s website, when registering you will be redirected to Lifelong Learning. You can also view trainings directly on LLL's website at http://www.kellogg.edu/community/lifelong/nonprofit/. Read more

Special Announcement: NPA to end operations March 31st.

Published January 16, 2015

A new year is always a time to consider new directions and embrace the possibilities that come with change. As we begin 2015, I wanted to reach out to let all of our friends in the nonprofit community know that the decision has been made to begin winding down NPA and its programming in preparation for ending operations by March 31, 2015. For the next few months, my focus will be to wrap up current projects already in progress, transition projects in development to other areas of the co... Read more