Training Calendar for the Shiawassee Community

The Cook Family Foundation works with nonprofit organizations in Shiawassee County to help them realize their missions, build their capacity to make change in the community, and work with others to improve the quality of life for Shiawassee County residents.  
The Cook Family Foundation will host FREE Board training events this year. These sessions are open to any current Shiawassee County nonprofit leadership, board members, staff members, or volunteers that live in, 
or directly serve the Shiawassee County community.


Upcoming Public and Partner Events

Professional Development for Nonprofit Leaders and
their Boards

Topic: Board Training
Date: June 4, 2024
Time/s: 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM ET 
(US and Canada)
 Location: Community Room at the Owosso Armory


Register For:
  • Mar 5, 2024 ~ 4 to 7 PM - Board Training: Foundations of Board Governance and Engaging your Board 
  • June 4, 2024 ~ 12 to 2:30 PM - Register here:  Professional Development: Fundraising to Philanthropy
  • Nov 7, 2024 ~ 4 to 7 PM - Board Training: Embezzlement and Financial Management
  • Dec 5,  2024 ~ 12 to 2:30 Professional Development: Succession Planning 



Cook Family Foundation "Partner Only" Events

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The Cook Family Foundation Nonprofit Capacity Building Program relies on the expertise of the 
Nonprofit Network, a nonprofit management and board governance support organization. The Nonprofit Network provides organizational assessments, board education programs, executive director coaching, nonprofit technical assistance, strategic planning, and both online and in-person access to the education and training to implement best management practices. If you have questions about partnership, please email [email protected]


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Collaborative Support Calls (CFF Partners)
Time/s: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM ET (US and Canada)

Getting the month started off right! These support calls will be Vision Readiness, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion meetings that will help you be responsive to current issues, staffing, or whatever else you want to discuss.

Come prepared to share what you know and as always, we will find time to breathe, laugh and cry - or whatever may be necessary. 

This group will meet on the 1st Tuesday (minus Jan., where we'll meet on the 2nd Tues.) every other month when not meeting in-person. You must register for Zoom links and email reminders. 

  • Jan 9, 2024 ~ 12 to 1 PM
  • Mar 5, 2024 ~ 12 to 1 PM
  • May 7, 2024 ~ 12 to 2:30 PM in-person! Power Mapping Conversation (make-up session from the cancelled April 2nd event)
  • July 2, 2024 ~ 12 to 1 PM
  • Sept 10, 2024  ~ 12 to 1 PM
  • Nov 5, 2024 ~ 12  to 1 PM 

Register Here Once for All Partner Calls


CFF Quarterly Gathering - In-person (CFF Partners)
Date: May 7th, 2024 

Time: 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Location: Owosso Armory Executive Boardroom.
215 N. Water St., Owosso MI, 48867


Register For: Please register for each of these events so we can get an accurate count of attendees. 
  • Feb 6, 2024 ~ 12 to 2:30 PM - Networking and Peer Learning (in Person) Topic: Team Culture and Mission
  • Apr 2, 2024 ~ 12 to 2:30 PM  - Register here:  Networking and Peer Learning (in Person) Topic: Addressing Systems that intentionally create barriers. - CANCELLED
  • May 7th make-up session - : Power Mapping Conversation
  • Aug 6, 2024 ~ Annual Retreat - All day long Self-Care Retreat
  • Oct 1, 2024 ~ Networking and Peer Learning (in Person) Topic: TBD

Please Note: Nonprofit Network may record, video or photograph public events. Recordings, videos and photos are used solely for the promotional purposes of Nonprofit Network. Nonprofit Network will regard as confidential all non-public information obtained during the course of its professional assignments. Information given in a public setting has no expectation of confidentiality.

Please see the Nonprofit Network event calendar and learning center for other offerings.