Issue 74 • February 2023


March 10, 2023
Northeast Ohio Nonprofit Summit
at Holden University Center

April 20, 2023
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Seminar
8:30 a.m.
at Lakeland Community College

May 16, 2023
Ohio Sunshine Laws Training
1 p.m.
at Lakeland Community College


Contact Information for the Nonprofit and Public Service Center

Directions to Lakeland and Campus Map

Get Connected Lake Geauga

Tips for Accessing Foundation Directory Online at Lakeland



Ohio Ethics Law Training

Ohio Sunshine Laws Training


For updates and more information on our programs, please:

Contact us
Phone: 440-525-7583

Visit us online
Lakeland Nonprofit and Public Service Center


Have you registered yet?

Northeast Ohio Nonprofit Summit

March 10, 2023
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Holden University Center
(located directly across from the main campus of Lakeland Community College)

Mark your calendar and plan to join us for this annual event. Sessions are organized by the following tracks: Peak Performance, Peak Resource Development, Peak Communications and Peak Leadership & Sustainability. The schedule also includes an opening talk and networking time.


$100 per person

Group rates:

3 Attendees Within Your Organization = $225

4 Attendees Within Your Organization = $300

5 Attendees Within Your Organization = $375

Sponsorships are available!

Become a sponsor for this event – all levels of sponsorship offer recognition for your organization:

Program Sponsor - $100
Your organization will be listed in the Summit program booklet.

Community Sponsor - $250 nonprofits/$500 for-profits
Your organization will be listed in the Summit program booklet and a promotional table at the Summit.

Lunch Sponsor - $500
You will receive one registration for the Summit, your organization will be listed in the Summit program booklet, signage at the lunch table and a promotional table at the Summit.

Event Sponsor - $1,000
You will receive one registration for the Summit, your organization will be listed in the Summit program booklet, signage at event and a promotional table at the Summit.

See the preliminary schedule

Register for this event

Funding available for Global Youth Service Day 2023

ServeOhio, in conjunction with American Electric Power Foundation, has grants available to support community service projects for Global Youth Service Day on April 28 – 30, 2023. Application deadline is March 14, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. Find all the details here.

Ohio Arts Economic Relief Grants

Ohio’s performing arts organizations and cultural museums may apply for grants through the Ohio Arts Economic Relief Grant Program. Find all the details here.

Employment opportunity

The City of Painesville is seeking a seasonal camp counselor - Recreation Department. Find all the details and application instructions here.

Upcoming events

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Seminar

April 20, 2023 | 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Lakeland Community College

Meet with the investigators from the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) who are charged with enforcing the FMLA Regulations. Among the topics covered will be:

  • Who is a covered employer?
  • Which employees are eligible for FMLA?
  • What are the qualifying reasons for FMLA?
  • What is a serious health condition?
  • What are the employer’s responsibilities?
  • What are the employee’s responsibilities?
  • How does FMLA apply to covered service members?
  • What are common mistakes to avoid?
  • How to handle FMLA abuse
  • Prohibited actions
  • And much more

The interactive seminar will include a discussion of real-life scenarios, exercises and application of the law from the USDOL’s investigators.

This is a free event but registration is required.

Register for this event

Ohio Sunshine Laws Training

May 16, 2023 | 1 – 4:15 p.m.
Lakeland Community College
H Building, Room 116 – North Auditorium

More information and register here

Additional reminders

The Development Roundtable is meeting monthly. If you are interested in joining this group, please contact us at

Get Connected Lake Geauga
is the place to list your events, needs, volunteer opportunities and more! Sign up on the website as a volunteer and then create an agency profile. For detailed instructions on the multi-faceted yet easy-to-navigate site, click here. Create your profile here.

tools (Foundation Directory, Grants to Individuals) are accessible on campus at Lakeland Community College.

Trained staff at Lakeland's Library are available to answer questions. If you would like assistance using this resource, appointments can be scheduled between 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Thursday and 8 a.m. - noon on Fridays. Please call 440.525.7424 or email

If no assistance is needed, the database is available while the library is open, Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. | Friday, 8 a.m. – noon | Saturday, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. | CLOSED: Sunday | Changes to hours will be posted. The library is located on the third floor of C-Building (Room C-3051).

Find all the details here.

Looking for board members? Have employment opportunities?

If you are looking for new board members or have job openings within your organization, please let us know ( so we can share the opportunity in our newsletter.

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