Madison SCORE Seminars – February

BEST PRACTICES FOR MANAGING NONPROFITS
Tuesday, February 20 from 6:00-7:30pm
United Way of Dane County – Third Floor, Rooms B & C
2059 Atwood Avenue | Madison, WI 53704 

Is your nonprofit operating at maximum efficiency? Join Boris Frank as he walks you through an agency assessment of best practices in nonprofit management.  He will help you identify strengths and weaknesses in current operations.  You will get practical tips on how to apply best practices for shoring up those aspects that need improvement. All attendees will also have follow-up access to local SCORE mentors with management expertise at no cost.  Boris is a well-known nonprofit consultant and educator, primarily in the areas of management and strategic planning, as well as fundraising and development.  He has served more than 500 nonprofit organizations, including as Executive Director of the Friends of the Henry Vilas Zoo during their 100th anniversary. Boris has provided capital campaign counsel for over 150 organizations.  SCORE is dedicated to providing free mentoring to nonprofits in order to secure their sustainability.  Preregistration required.

COST: $15
Preregistration is required – REGISTER NOW

GOING INTO BUSINESS
Wednesday, February 21 from 9:00-11:00am
MG&E Innovation Center – Room 23
505 South Rosa Road | Madison, WI 53717

Find out if you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur.  Learn about the steps that will take you from dream to reality.  Covers specific steps needed to convert a business idea into a start-up enterprise. You will get practical start-up tips and be able to ask questions of the instructor.  Free follow-up individual mentoring by SCORE members is offered to attendees.  Madison SCORE Chapter 145 is a Small Business Administration Platinum Award winning organization that offers free mentoring for small businesses, entrepreneurs and nonprofits.

COST: $15
Preregistration required – REGISTER NOW

BUSINESS IMPLICATIONS OF NEW TAX LAW
Wednesday, February 21 from 4:00-6:00pm
MG&E Innovation Center – Room 23
505 South Rosa Road | Madison, WI 53717

Learn how your business will be affected by the new tax law.  Bill Ferguson, CPA and attorney, will walk you through the most important changes that can affect your small business.  Attendees can also get free mentoring for other aspects of their businesses from a SCORE mentor.  SCORE serves the southcentral and southwestern counties.

COST: FREE
Preregistration required – REGISTER NOW