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We hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and are excited to be gearing up for a great 2024. In this newsletter, you will find our latest Events and News, and we would love to see you all this Friday at the second session in our webinar series.

Happy New Year!

Jennifer Bonnett

President and CEO

Nonprofit Lifecycles Institute

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2nd session of webinar series

Not too late to join our 4-part webinar series!

Cultivating Capacity in Today’s Landscape

You can still join in on our webinar series! Register now and you can take part in FRIDAY's one-hour webinar on talent strategy in the nonprofit workplace. AND get access to the previously recorded DEI focused session!

The price is included with NLI membership (or $75 for all sessions), so make sure to login before registering! Sessions will be on Fridays, 8-9am PT/ 9-10am AZ/ 10-11am CT/ 11am-12pm ET

  • January 26, 2024 – The Intersection of Past, Current and Future Talent
  • Tiffanie Dillard, PhD, Avenir Consulting Partners
  • February 9, 2024 – Lifecycles Capacity Continuum from Intake to Improvement
  • Jennifer Bonnett, Nonprofit Lifecycles Institute
  • February 23, 2024 – An Example of Building Capacity Ecosystems through a Cohort Model:
  • A Partnership Journey: New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NJCASA) & State of New Jersey Department of Children and Families
  • Recorded - Approaching Inclusive Language with a Growth Mindset
  • Linda Groomes, PhD, Achieving My Purpose, Inc.
Register Today

Lifecycles 101

Lifecycles 101 is a virtual training course open to anyone interested in learning the basics of our stage-based framework to strengthen and sustain effectiveness for organizations.

  • February 29 & March 1, 2024
  • Two Half-Day Sessions
  • 9:00 am – 12:00 pm PT
Register Here
Lifecycles 101 February
Office Hours

Virtual Office Hours

Got a question? Our next office hours are Jan. 29 and Feb. 26 from 10:30-11:30 am PT. Log in to our Zoom chat to chat with the NLI team and other members.

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Office Hours
AZ Impact Workshop Feb 22

Virtual Workshop

NLI and AZ Impact for Good are teaming up to bring you an interactive training session is designed for teams of 3-5 members interested in understanding the Nonprofit Lifecycles table and stages. Teams will engage in a real-life case study and determine their organization’s stage. This is a crucial step in identifying imbalances within the organization, and will help nonprofits focus on areas that require support.

Arizona headquartered nonprofits can apply for scholarships via their AZ Impact for Good account, and can receive a minimum of 4 hours of consulting support per organization ($600+ value).

February 22, 2024

9 am - 2:30 pm MT Arizona

Register for the Workshop

If you are a Lifecycles consultant based in Arizona and want to be involved in the post-workshop consulting, apply below.

Post-Workshop Consultant 


Feedback from our Fall Intensive Course

Lifecycles 201 Fall 2024

Our Fall Lifecycles 201 Intensive course was completed in November. The students offered this great feedback after completing this deeper dive into Lifecycles capacity consulting:

What is one thing you will apply immediately to your work as a result of this Intensive Training?

"Conveying the importance of aligning all aspects of the organization to create the capacity to fulfill the mission. In other thought circles, I was taught to know and work on my wobble. The same concepts exist here, in nonprofit language, which is helpful when I work with nonprofit organizations."

How will your work be impacted by completing the Intensive Training?

"The intensive training has built my confidence and has armed me with the right phrases, questions, and situational awareness."

Any other feedback?

"I got a lot out of the breakout sessions. Often we had completely different viewpoints, but valid evidence to substantiate our views. I think this creates a great resource to lean on in consulting - I'm there to facilitate conversation, ask questions, and lead them to their conclusions."


Interested in taking this next step? You can already sign up for the Fall 2024 Lifecycles 201 Intensive.

Register for Fall 2024 Lifecycles 201 Intensive
Member profile

Our first member profile was showcased on social media this month. Tiffanie Dillard, PhD, SPHR, ACC, CLCC is the Founder and CEO of Avenir Consulting Partners - an all-female collaborative of consultants serving the non-profit sector at the intersection of Strategy, Culture and Talent.

Her area of expertise is Organizational Talent Strategy, which includes Succession Planning, Leadership Development and Team Effectiveness. The Lifecycle stages she focuses on are Growth and Maturity with nonprofits and foundations all across the United States. Visit her page in our Directory to learn more.

AND!!!!! Tiffanie is also the next speaker in our webinar series. She'll be speaking this Friday, Jan. 26 on 'The Intersection of Past, Current and Future Talent.'

Update your profile today with full information and a photo, and you could be the next member profiles highlighted in our social media.

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