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Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management

Strengthening Leaders. Developing Communities.

The mission of the Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management at North Park University is to enhance performance and effectiveness of individuals and organizations in the nonprofit sector through education, service, and resources. Our vision is to help build vibrant communities in Chicago and beyond through strengthening nonprofit leadership.

BootCamp For New Nonprofit CEOs

Leading an organization, engaging stakeholders, raising funds, and managing staff can be challenging. BootCamp allows you to invest in yourself as a leader for three eye-opening days of professional growth.

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Professional Development Workshops

The Axelson Center offers a series of workshops each fall and spring, providing you with an opportunity to connect with knowledgeable experts and network with colleagues from across the sector.

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2018 Nonprofit Conference

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October 19, 2018
North Park University
3225 W. Foster Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60625

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Nonprofit Management Awards

Information about the 2018 awards program will be available soon. Please check our website in late February for additional details.

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Custom Training

The goal of the custom training program is to assess organizational challenge(s) and provide appropriate professional development that gives participants the knowledge and skills to address those challenges.

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Hallmarks of Nonprofit Managerial Excellence

The seven Hallmarks of Nonprofit Managerial Excellence℠ are the essential elements of a successful nonprofit organization. When implemented, the Hallmarks will help move an organization forward on the path of mission fulfillment and better position it for long-term sustainability.

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More About the Axelson Center

Learn more about the history and values that have established the Axelson Center as the source for informative and engaging nonprofit professional development in the Chicago region.

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