Fund Development & Donor Relations

This virtual, five-week course kicks off on June 12 and occurs weekly on Wednesdays through July 17 (no session the week of July 3). Topics include assessing fund development strategies, diversification, cultivating donor relationships, strategies for sustainable support, and measuring and reporting impact.

 Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities Conference

This is a *new event* for the state of Wisconsin, designed specifically for municipal leaders, economic development practitioners, and community champions. It will be full of presentations, workshops, and panels about how to support entrepreneurship in rural Wisconsin communities. Platteville is hosting the conference this year, and the programming will be focusing on the Driftless […]

2024 Wisconsin Rural Economic Summit

Join us for the 4th Annual Wisconsin Rural Economic Summit as we explore the latest economic research and data related to rural Wisconsin communities. Thursday, March 28, 20249:00 AM – 12:00 PM (CST) Using the latest research and data specific to Wisconsin’s rural communities and regions, we will focus on the Wisconsin rural economy. The […]

Wisconsin Nonprofits Connect to Learn

Building Belonging in Organizations mini course begins January 17. As challenges facing nonprofits and community organizations continue to mount, it is more crucial than ever to build organizations where “belonging” is prioritized. We invite nonprofit leaders and visionary board members to join this statewide educational offering. Registration closes on January 8.

Broadband Regional Workshops

Upcoming Broadband Regional Workshops  We are happy to announce that registration for our four regional broadband workshops is now open. ‘Maximize the Impact of BEAD Funding: Planning and Partnering Toward Internet for All’ workshops are being organized by UW- Madison, Division of Extension’s Community Development Institute in partnership with Wisconsin Counties Association, Wisconsin Broadband Office, Wisconsin […]

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