Nonprofit Works 2016 conference to be held June 28


The Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida will host the “Nonprofit Works 2016 – Managing High Impact Organizations” conference Tuesday, June 28.

To be held in the Jessie Ball DuPont Center at 40 E. Adams St. in downtown Jacksonville, the daylong conference is designed for nonprofit board members, staff and volunteers. The event will offer a variety of workshops aimed at helping participants understand what it means to perform as a leader and team player within an organization that serves the community.

Keynote speaker for the conference will be Leslie Crutchfield, author of “Forces for Good” and a leading authority on scaling social innovation and high-impact philosophy. Topics to be addressed include advocacy and communications, employee and volunteer development, finance and operations, fundraising, governance, and planning, evaluation and impact.

The event will also feature the presentation of the annual Local Focus. Lasting Impact.™ Awards during the conference luncheon, which will include the presentation of the Social Innovation award, the Nonprofit Advocate Award and the Collective Action Award, which this year will be given to a Beaches-area organization. The conference will conclude with a networking reception.

The registration fee is $119 for Nonprofit Center members, $239 for non-members and $59 for students through June 17; thereafter, fees are $139 for members, $279 for non-members and $69 for students. Visit to register or for more information.