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  • Fanning Institute
    than 30 years experience as a volunteer leader and consultant to nonprofit organizations she provides technical assistance to nonprofits in areas of strategic planning evaluation marketing and communications as well as individual coaching and leadership development Fanning has the technology to gather community wide input quickly and the resources to translate that into a plan for a prosperous future Toccoa Stephens County Chamber of Commerce President Wendi Bailey Events Organizational Planning November 13 2014 REGISTRATION for individuals REGISTRATION for organizations Leadership as a Way of Being November 20 2014 to November 23 2014 REGISTER TODAY Board Governance Organizational Lifecycles December 5 2014 Executive Leadership Program for Nonprofit Organizations January 4 2015 to January 9 2015 Register now for ELPNO 2015 REGISTER TODAY Ethical Leadership March 19 2015 News Press Releases UGA s Fanning Institute names its advisory board September 30 2014 Athens Ga The J W Fanning Institute for Leadership Development at the University of Georgia has appointed 17 leaders from across the state to serve on its new advisory board The board will help guide the strategic direction of the Institute in fulfilling its mission of strengthening communities and organizations through leadership development training and education Read More Fanning Institute dedicates Lamar Dodd painting donated by Fanning family September 30 2014 Athens Ga A ceremony dedicating an original Lamar Dodd painting will be held on Monday September 29 at 2 pm in the Fanning Building The painting is a gift to the J W Fanning Institute for Leadership Development from Sibyle Fanning Jenks in honor of her parents J W Fanning and Cora Lee Fanning The Institute is named J W Fanning who was UGA s first vice president for services He made significant contributions to agriculture the university and leadership development across the state Read More UGA Public

    Original URL path: http://www.fanning.uga.edu/ (2014-11-04)
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  • Join Our Mailing List | Fanning Institute
    Service Office of Service Learning Small Business Development Center State Botanical Garden of Georgia UGA Center for Continuing Education UGA Links Register for Events What We Do Community Leadership Nonprofit Leadership Youth Leadership Mediation Special Initiatives Pressroom In The News Press Releases Events Training Courses About Us Tradition History Faculty Staff Make a Gift Graduate Assistantship Program Donate Now Join Our Mailing List Enter your information below to subscribe to

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  • Contact | Fanning Institute
    UGA Center for Continuing Education UGA Links Register for Events What We Do Community Leadership Nonprofit Leadership Youth Leadership Mediation Special Initiatives Pressroom In The News Press Releases Events Training Courses About Us Tradition History Faculty Staff Make a Gift Graduate Assistantship Program Donate Now Contact Please use the form below to contact us First Name Last Name Email Address Organization Message The J W Fanning Institute for Leadership Development

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  • Public Service and Outreach at the University of Georgia | Fanning Institute
    The News Press Releases Events Training Courses About Us Tradition History Faculty Staff Make a Gift Graduate Assistantship Program Donate Now Public Service and Outreach at the University of Georgia UGA is a national leader in university outreach with faculty staff and students in all of UGA s schools and colleges contributing to Georgia s short and long term prosperity In addition nine Public Service and Outreach units focus specifically

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  • Leadership Journey | Fanning Institute
    November 20 2014 to November 23 2014 Gain the courage to tackle the 3rd half of your life with vigor Leadership as a Way of Being is a special retreat that engages experienced leaders in exploring how best to build a legacy of leadership Retreat highlights include REVISIT that landmark moment in your leadership journey when you became who you are REENGAGE your character RECAPTURE your dream RENEW why and how you want to lead RE ENERGIZE your mind body and spirit SHARE intimate fireside conversations with Ambassador James Joseph who served in South Africa during Nelson Mandel s rise to presidency IMMERSE yourself in an environment where leaders learn from leaders For more information Leadership as a Way of Being REGISTER TODAY Board Governance Organizational Lifecycles December 5 2014 A strong Board of Directors is key to a successful organization However one size fits all does not apply when it comes to an organization s Board This workshop will discuss the stages in an organization s life cycle and how the Board s role changes as the organization develops You will leave with a plan for how to maximize your board s effectiveness for your organization s current stage and help guide them to the next Instructors Maritza Soto Keen Ph D and Sayge Medlin Location Albany GA Executive Leadership Program for Nonprofit Organizations January 4 2015 to January 9 2015 Registration for the Executive Leadership Program for Nonprofit Organizations ELPNO January 4 9 2015 is now open Register today at ELPNO REGISTRATION FORM Click here to register today or visit www elpno org REGISTER TODAY Ethical Leadership March 19 2015 How do you navigate gray areas while standing for what is right and fundable Integrity and honesty are the most valued characteristics of nonprofit leaders You will leave with a strategy for evaluating and improving your current code of ethics Instructor Rich McCline Ph D Location UGA Gwinnett campus 2530 Sever Road Lawrenceville GA 30043 Participatory Evaluation March 23 2015 How do you ensure that your organization can embrace and benefit from more inclusive approaches You ll walk away with strategies to reach and engage diverse populations and a draft diversity policy for your organization Instructors Janet Rechtman Ph D and Carolina Darbisi Ph D Location J W Fanning Institute for Leadership Development University of Georgia 1240 S Lumpkin St Athens GA 30602 Volunteer Event Management April 21 2015 How do you maximize your organization s capacity to engage volunteers and successfully pull off community events You will walk away from the class with components of volunteer management from recruitment to retention and learn key factors of event management through an applied case study Instructors Lori Tiller Emily Boness and Jenny Jordan Location J W Fanning Institute for Leadership Development University of Georgia 1240 S Lumpkin St Athens GA 30602 Volunteer Event Management April 21 2015 How do you maximize your organization s capacity to engage volunteers and successfully pull off community events You will walk away from

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  • What We Do | Fanning Institute
    Center for Continuing Education UGA Links Register for Events What We Do Community Leadership Nonprofit Leadership Youth Leadership Mediation Special Initiatives Pressroom In The News Press Releases Events Training Courses About Us Tradition History Faculty Staff Make a Gift Graduate Assistantship Program Donate Now What We Do J W Fanning Institute for Leadership Development faculty and staff design and deliver programs and services in the following primary areas of focus

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  • Community Leadership Development | Fanning Institute
    in the community Our community leadership programs help to develop knowledgeable skilled committed and action oriented leaders Participants from diverse backgrounds and different perspectives enhance their existing leadership skills and gain a better understanding of themselves and their role as community leaders Our Community Leadership Programs are designed to identify emerging and existing leaders i ncrease their knowledge skills and attitudes about leadership and demonstrate how strong leadership can support a community in reaching its goals We achieve this by Providing customized training in leadership development to communities throughout Georgia Offering technical assistance to existing community leadership development programs and to communities that want to start these programs Conducting community wide scans and audits of leadership vitality Developing and delivering next level programs for graduates of leadership development programs Partnering with existing statewide leadership organizations such as the Georgia Chamber of Commerce Leadership Georgia and others to increase our reach to new audiences We also provide under the Community Leadership Program umbrella training in mediation arbitration early neutral evaluation conflict transformation dialogue deliberation We offer three types of programs The Community Leadership Program which is a basic leadership development program for emerging leaders in communities throughout the state This program is based on the 5th Edition of the Fanning Institute s Community Leadership Program and can be customized to the needs of the community The curriculum is divided into several broad topics relevant to community leadership and includes modules that address particular areas within each one Each topic has a broad learning objective with specific goals Fanning offers information that allows leaders to learn understand or clarify issues on a particular topic as well as apply what they have learned We also offer technical assistance to support the training and to ensure the sustainability of the program Our Next Level

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  • Nonprofit Leadership Development | Fanning Institute
    to determine what the community needs are Curriculum Our curriculum is divided into three broad topics relevant to nonprofit leadership and includes modules that address particular areas within each one Each topic has a broad learning objective with specific goals Fanning offers information that allows leaders to learn understand or clarify issues on a particular topic as well as apply what they have learned in a peer context Board and Executive Director CEO Leadership places individual and organizational leadership in context and then connects the two under a board governance module that addresses how the executive director CEO and board work together to ensure a sustainable adaptive organization Additional modules address what nonprofit leaders should know in order to work effectively in diverse communities and strategies for working effectively during times of controversy or conflict Organizational and Community Leadership Leaders learn about community assessment volunteer management strategic planning and programing evaluation methodology Social Entrepreneurship in the nonprofit sector is an additional module in this section that has relevance in the third section Leadership for Sustainability and Financial Health addresses the resources and skills needed to remain viable This includes resource development and financial management as well as planning for future organizational leadership by engaging in executive staff and board succession planning Leadership for Financial Health and Organizational Sustainability Resource Development Participants will understand board ED CEO and senior staff roles in resource development Participants will learn about the critical roles of building funder relationships advancing partnerships and addressing organizational and community sustainability issues in building a diversified funding base Financial Management Participants will learn the basics of financial management including legal and financial controls requirements and to learn how to budget for the short and long term Succession Planning Participants will learn strategies to cultivate organizational leaders and plan for a smooth transition in key executive staff and board positions Training Modules Board and Executive Director CEO Leadership Nonprofit Leadership Competencies Practices Participants will develop an understanding of nonprofit leadership and identify personal leadership strengths and growth opportunities Participants will learn the difference between leadership and management understand the importance of mission centered leadership and gain increased understanding of their own leadership style Nonprofit Leadership and Life Cycles Participants will learn about nonprofit development stages and how it affects organizational capacity issues such as operations and programming Participants will discover where their organization is within the nonprofit life cycle learn about different board models and make the connection between developmental stages and board models Strategies for strengthening organizational leadership are identified The Art of Board Governance Participants will understand the role of board governance and the relationship between the board and executive director CEO Participants will have opportunities to have in depth discussions on the makings of a strong balanced board CEO partnership A discussion on the significant elements of by laws and the importance developing a working committee structure is part of this module Intercultural Competency Diversity and Inclusion Participants will learn about cultural competency diversity and inclusion Participants

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