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Our mission is to strengthen the capacity of nonprofits to serve the people and communities of Mississippi. For the thousands of nonprofit organizations across the state, the Center is the primary source of management training, technical information, advice, answers, coaching and connection to vital resources.

2015 Jan - June Training Catalog

Check out the many events designed to develop your skills and knowledge in nonprofit management.

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Starting a Nonprofit -  The Essential Checklist

This resource is the ultimate checklist for individuals looking to start a nonprofit in Mississippi.  Over 20 activities are listed in the order that best encourages successful establishment of new services for your community.

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Document Destruction & Retention Policy

A sample Document Destruction and Retention Policy required by law. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act’s prohibition of the destruction of documents that are subject to review in litigation provides the reason for every nonprofit adopting a document retention policy.

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Fraud & Financials - Presented by Regions Bank

March 10th, 2015 - Jackson

Join financial professionals from Regions Bank to discuss how to recognize and prevent fraud in your organization. Also review the basics of nonprofit financial management.

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Basic Grant Proposal Strategies

March 19th 2015 • 9am - 4pm • Jackson

​Learn the essential basic of grant writing so you can write persuasive proposals to secure more resources for your agency. Topics reviewed include; research, developing a needs statement and budget, and assembling the package.

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Excellence in Action Nonprofit Certification Sessions

March 26-27, 2015 - Millsaps College, Jackson

Mississippi Center for Nonprofit's exceptional certification program is developed for board members, directors, nonprofit staff, and volunteers to learn nationally recognized nonprofit management best practices in a two-day series of workshops in an interactive learning environment. Organizations can receive certification by enrolling an executive director, a board officer, and a board member into the program and completing a peer review process with a Center Consultant. Consulting hours are included as a part of the organizational certification package. Individuals will receive EIA certification upon completion of the two-day "Boot Camp" style workshops.

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