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April 8 summit for area nonprofits to address challenges and opportunities for growth

Posted: March 28, 2022

Lakeland Community College will host the fifth annual Nonprofit Summit Friday, April 8, 2022, from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the Holden University Center located on Route 306, directly across from the main campus at 7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland.

The full day of training is $100 per person and includes a continental breakfast, box lunch and all program materials. Sponsorship opportunities are available.For detailed session descriptions or to register, visit Nonprofit Summit Registration

Topics include fundraising, communications, workforce development and diversity, equity and inclusion. A keynote speaker, legislative panel and networking session will also be featured.

Regional experts will present on storytelling, creating partnerships, overcoming bias, utilizing dashboards, attracting talent and planned giving among other topics. Professor Scott Allen, of John Carroll University, will be the keynote speaker.

“We are excited to?present?this year’s summit?in person.?We are bringing together respected colleagues and expert professionals to advance the nonprofit community in Northeast Ohio,” said Amy Sabath, director for Lakeland’s Nonprofit and Public Service Center and government relations. “This year’s summit will allow participants to gain valuable information, reconnect with their peers and make new contacts.”?

The summit is organized by volunteers representing the Fine Arts Association, Fairmount Center for the Arts, Lake County Volunteer Network, Lifeline, Leadership Geauga, Leadership Lake County, Geauga Growth Partnership, Ravenwood Health, Signature Health and the Nonprofit and Public Service Center at Lakeland Community College.


For more than 50 years, Lakeland Community College has impacted thousands of lives through learning. Founded in 1967, Lakeland was the first college in Ohio created by a vote of the people. True to its mission, the college provides quality learning opportunities to nearly 8,000 credit students to meet the needs of the community at its campus in Kirtland and online.

Accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, Lakeland offers more than 140 associate degree and certificate programs that may lead to high-demand careers or transfer to four-year institutions. The college also provides access to bachelor’s, graduate and doctorate degrees along with certificates and endorsements, as well as lifelong learning opportunities, on campus through the Holden University Center of Lakeland, in partnership with 12 four-year institutions.

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