“Vision 20/20: Together We Can Build Community\” Annual Princeton Community Works Conference for Nonprofits

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Mon, Jan 27 5:00 pm - 9:15 pm $35 until Dec. 31, $40 after Jan 1

Frist Center, Princeton University
Frist Center, Princeton University Campus
Princeton, New Jersey 08540


Princeton Community Works Presents: Vision 20/20: Together We Can Build Community

Princeton Community Works’ annual conference for non profits brings over 500 nonprofit staff members, board members, volunteers and leaders from New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York  together on Monday, January 27, 2020, to make important connections, learn best practices and further their missions at the annual Princeton Community Works Conference.  The event will take place at Princeton University, at the Frist Campus Center, from 5 pm to 9:15 pm.

“We offer a wide range of workshops based on what nonprofits tell us they need. Our experts understand the challenges of the nonprofit world and offer practical suggestions on how to address them. The hope is that attendees will leave with the information, tools and techniques that will enable them to be even more effective in making their visions a reality. As we enter this new decade, we all need 20/20 vision so we can move forward and together build our community,“ says Marge Smith, who started Princeton Community Works with that mission more than 20 years ago.

The conference includes networking activities, an inspirational keynote address by Entrepreneur, Rhodes Scholar and Community Builder, Dr. Randal Pinkett, boxed dinner, and choice of two workshops from 26 topics designed especially to meet the needs of nonprofits.

“Throughout the evening, structured networking is built into the schedule so that individuals can make connections by having meaningful conversations about what they are doing to build community,” adds Smith, adding the size of each workshop varies depending on the interests of the participants.  Every effort is made to give individuals their preferred workshops.

The price of the event is $35 before December 31, 2019, $40 through January 20, the last day for online registration. Walk-ins on the night of the event are welcome. Scholarships also are available.

Princeton Community Works hosts this event thanks to collaborative partners with Princeton University, Princeton Rotary, numerous expert speakers and more than 100 dedicated PCW volunteers.

2020 Workshop Sessions

The 2020 workshop sessions cover a range of topics that are important to nonprofits and volunteer organizations including: volunteer recruitment and management, building an effective board, cultivating leaders, diversity and inclusion, fundraising and friend-raising, youth projects, legal and accounting issues, strategic planning, measurement and metrics, meet the media, meet the grantors, grant writing, social media, event planning, storytelling, and many more.

Full details on the workshops are available online: https://bit.ly/2rRMiat