The Soapbox and Toolbox for New York State's Nonprofits

Upcoming Events

  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018 5:30 pm

    Bridges to Board Service:Financial Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards

    Among their key responsibilities, board members set financial management policies and ensure the financial health of their organizations.

  • Thursday, April 26, 2018 11:30 am

    Preparing For The Ask [NYSCA Webinar}

    In 2016, philanthropic contributions from individual donors in the United States totaled almost $282 billion dollars, representing 72% of dollars raised by nonprofit organizations.

  • Friday, May 11, 2018 2:00 pm

    NYCON Membership Benefits Orientation- May [Webinar]

    In our “Get to Know Us” Sessions, NYCON staff will tell you a lot more about our membership benefits – and answer all the questions you have regarding our process, costs and what you get for FREE.

  • Tuesday, May 22, 2018 5:30 pm

    Bridges to Board Service: Foundations of Board Development 5/22/18 [Poughkeepsie]

    This session will provide practical tips for strategically recruiting, nominating and retaining board members and emphasizes the importance of establishing high performance expectations and providing ongoing board development and leadership cultivation as the best way to attract and engage quality b…

  • Tuesday, June 19, 2018 3:30 pm

    Mission Impact: How Can Nonprofits Adapt and Respond to a Changing Landscape

    As discussed at the recent April panel program, nonprofits face various challenges, including fundraising competition, board engagement, workforce retention, and sustainability issues.

  • Wednesday, June 20, 2018 12:00 pm

    NYCON Membership Benefits Orientation- June [Webinar]

    In our “Get to Know Us” Sessions, NYCON staff will tell you a lot more about our membership benefits – and answer all the questions you have regarding our process, costs and what you get for FREE.

  • Tuesday, June 26, 2018 5:30 pm

    Bridges to Board Service: Resource Development - 06/26/18 [Poughkeepsie]

    One important but sometimes misunderstood area of board responsibility is to ensure the organization has the financial, human, and other resources it needs to carry out its mission and achieve its goals.

  • Tuesday, September 25, 2018 5:30 pm

    Bridges to Board Service: Nonprofit Board Governance 2018 [Poughkeepsie]

    Board members steer their organization towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, and legal governance and financial management policies and ensure the organization has adequate resources to advance its mission.

  • Thursday, October 04, 2018 8:00 am

    Camp Finance 2018

    A two-day retreat for executive directors, financial staff, board members, practitioners, fundraisers, marketing & communications staff, development staff & more at the beautiful Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, NY

  • Tuesday, October 23, 2018 5:30 pm

    Bridges to Board:Financial Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards

    Among their key responsibilities, board members set financial management policies and ensure the financial health of their organizations.

  • Wednesday, November 28, 2018 10:00 am

    Executive Director Retreat: How to be a Successful Executive Director

    Participants will be introduced, through practical application, to master the diverse skills that are necessary to achieve success in their current role. Led by a multi-disciplinary team of experienced instructors, this retreat emphasizes real-world elements of nonprofit executive leadership, manage…

NYCON develops and promotes an effective and vibrant charitable nonprofit community throughout New York State.  We strengthen organizational capacity, act as an advocate and unifying voice, help to inform philanthropic giving, and conduct research and planning to demonstrate relevance and impact.