Sponsors

Gilman Partners

Every non-profit organization needs leaders who are passionate about its mission, fit with its culture, and will drive success with the right mix of expertise and leadership. Our Non-Profit Leadership team partners with Executive Directors, Boards, and Search Committees to recruit the best leaders to guide you forward.  Recognized by Hunt Scanlon as a Top 50 National Non-Profit Search Firm. Contact Barry Elkus at 513-842-5331 or belkus@gilmanpartners.com to discuss your talent needs.

Interested in Becoming a Sponsor?

 Click HERE for more information on sponsorship benefits.
 
Leadership Council for Nonprofits is a growing association of nonprofit agencies, with approximately 190 nonprofit members in the tri-state region, representing more than 14,000 employees who provide an economic impact of about a billion dollars in our community.  
 
A Leadership Council sponsorship provides an excellent opportunity to reach nonprofit leaders, support the work they do, and help build collaborations between organizations to help us advance our community.
 
We support the nonprofit community by offering:
Capacity Building
   Leadership development, education and other capacity building training that assists nonprofit leaders to grow their organizations, and support it in achieving its mission and sustainability.
Connections:
    Opportunities for nonprofit team members to connect with one another, as well as with outside resources, providing access to valuable knowledge and resources.
Collaborations:
   Access to even more outside resources and knowledge bases, creating a wealth of information that each nonprofit can use to grow and manage the organization.
Cost Savings:
   Valuable discounts and free services that can save nonprofits money in running their organizations.
 
Together, these four foundations support the mission of the Leadership Council forNonprofits:
   to maximize the impact of nonprofit organization, develop their leaders, and strengthen the community.
 
Thank you for considering a sponsorship.
 
Sincerely,
Jenny Neyer Berg
Executive Director
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Grants Plus 

For more than a decade, the grant seeking experts at Grants Plus have partnered with nonprofits across Ohio and around the country to secure more than $150 million in grant funding. Imagine what your organization could accomplish with an infusion of grant prospect research, full-service grant writing, and guidance on funder relationship building and strategy! Visit our website to sign up for our educational updates, learn about our team, and discover how we can help take your organization's grants program to the next level.

We thank the following Supporter Level Sponsors

Marta Brockmeyer, Ph.D.
Marta supports the human services community by facilitating partnership discussions and increasing organizational capacity to deliver effective sustainable services.  Projects include fifty strategic partnership efforts (most merger-related), over forty strategic plans and many diverse planning assignments such as organizational reorganizations and cultural assessments and executive coaching.  She also donates countless hours to supporting her human services colleagues.  Marta's counseling and administrative background allow her to approach complex planning issues with sensitivity and common sense.  

JPS Nonprofit Strategies
Jane Page-Steiner, President of JPS Nonprofit Strategies has been a part of the not-for-profit community for more than 30 years. Jane founded JPS Nonprofit Strategies, in 2007 because of her passion and ongoing commitment to helping nonprofit boards build their capacity and improve their performance.  Jane specializes in board engagement and development. Jane is a BoardSource Certified Governance Trainer, and assists nonprofits with Board development and planning, Customized board retreats & trainings, Executive Mentoring, and Strategic/Organizational planning. 

Jane’s years as a consultant and first-hand experiences as an Executive Director and a board member offers nonprofits the opportunity to work with someone who uniquely understands the culture and challenges of nonprofits. Jane is the owner and publisher of the Greater Cincinnati Nonprofit News. This free weekly e-newsletter shares national and local nonprofit news and job opportunities. Post your job openings here. For more information please visit JPS Nonprofit Strategies website www.jpsnonprofit.com. You may also email Jane jane@jpsnonprofit.com or call at 859.261.4145. 

Leadership Bridges

Leadership Bridges helps people become extraordinary leaders so their organizations can become extraordinary, too. Leadership Bridges brings a research-based approach that speaks to an organization’s unique environment and needs, helping them tackle such complicated organizational challenges as sustainability; governance; organizational development; and team culture.

Anne M. Maxfield, LLC
Anne Maxfield combines over 20 years of progressive experience producing multimillion-dollar results in the 501 [c][3] sector (social services, national health and education) with expertise in operations, fundraising, strategic planning, and tactical implementation.  She launched her business in 2013 and as the needs of her clients evolved, so did her service offerings. Currently, 65 nonprofits in four states have engaged Anne on a strategic and tactical level to include retreat/strategic planning design and facilitation, gap and staff structure audits, organizational strategy, philanthropy/fundraising, and executive recruitment. Anne holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Northern Kentucky University.
Additional information can be accessed at AnneMaxfield.net

Neyer Management 
Neyer Real Estate Management is an extension of a tradition of real estate excellence stretching back five generations. We are the largest independent property manager in the region providing a complete range of management services for shopping centers, office buildings, medical offices and industrial properties. Our management approach is customized to meet the needs of each unique assignment, something large, national companies cannot do.

Supporting Strategies 
Nonprofit Bookkeeping, Operational Support and Controllership Services
As a nonprofit leader, your focus — and your budget — is on your organization’s mission. How can you reduce administrative time so less of your budget goes toward overhead and also gain financial insight that will help you operate more effectively? Professional outsourced bookkeeping services can be the solution for both of these goals. By using proven processes that streamline systems and enhance controls, Supporting Strategies helps nonprofit leaders channel their efforts toward fulfilling their mission. With a high level of expertise in nonprofit bookkeeping, including in grants management and fund accounting, Supporting Strategies will improve financial transparency for your board, make sure your books are done correctly and provide guidance and analysis to help you make better strategic decisions for your nonprofit.
Contact Craig Feltner at cfeltner@supportingstrategies.com / 513-325-9551.

Annual Associate Membership

For smaller (1-2 person) for-profit businesses, we offer the associate membership ($300). These are typically independent consultants or suppliers of products or services that promote, support, and/or are utilized by the nonprofit sector.

Current Associate Members:

   Leadership Bridges

   Ripley Communications LLC
  

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Investing in Our Community, Building Your Brand

If your mission involves serving the community or your market includes nonprofit organizations, a partnership with Leadership Council might be right for you!

Leadership Council for Nonprofits has more than 200 nonprofit organization members in the tri-state region, representing more than 14,000 employees and $1.4 billion in revenue. More than 800 people attended our conferences and trainings in 2022. Our newsletter is read by thousands of members and non-members alike and our social media updates nonprofit decisionmakers daily. When you invest in Leadership Council, you help build strength across the entire nonprofit sector in our region, and reach this important market.

A Leadership Council sponsorship provides an opportunity to reach nonprofit decisionmakers, support the work they do, and help build collaborations between organizations to help us advance our community.

Collaborator Level Sponsors

$1,500

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Excelsior Accounting Services

Excelsior provides Controllership, Finance Director, CFO and accounting management services on a part-time basis - from once a month to multiple days a week, depending upon your unique needs. We believe meaningful financial statements paint a clear picture of an organization's financial situation - communicating both past results and current needs. All too often, however, the CEOs, Executive Directors and business owners we encounter tend to receive too little financial information too late.

Supporter Level Sponsors

$1,000

Anne M. Maxfield, LLC

Anne M. Maxfield, LLC, established in 2013, assists the nonprofit sector to grow revenue through effective strategies and proper implementation. Nonprofits engage Ms. Maxfield on a project or “Leader-on-Call” (transition services) basis.

Ms. Maxfield combines 17 years of progressive experience producing multi-million dollar results in the 501[c][3] sector (social services, national health and education) with expertise in operations, fundraising, strategic planning, and tactical implementation.

Gilman Partners

Every non-profit organization needs leaders who are passionate about its mission, fit with its culture, and will drive success with the right mix of expertise and leadership. Our Non-Profit Leadership team partners with Executive Directors, Boards, and Search Committees to recruit the best leaders to guide you forward.  Recognized by Hunt Scanlon as a Top 50 National Non-Profit Search Firm. Contact Barry Elkus at 513-842-5331 or belkus@gilmanpartners.com to discuss your talent needs.

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Sponsorship opportunities include:

2024 Annual Program Sponsorship (PDF): year-round visibility as a supporter of Leadership Council programming, with the opportunity to offer a workshop to members, and discounts on other program sponsorships. Bonus: can be paid in 2023 or 2024!

BOLD: supporting high-quality training for current and future nonprofit board members from corporate, nonprofit, education, and government sectors.

Leaders Circles: peer groups for nonprofit leaders from across the region (2023-24 program sponsored by Flynn & Co. CPAs).

Leadership Challenge: intensive three-day workshop for nonprofit leaders and teams.

Securing the Future: signature annual conference featuring keynote speaker and breakout sessions, attracting 300+ in-person attendees.

Nonprofit Leadership Summit: annual conference in collaboration with Barnes Dennig and AFP Greater Cincinnati (300+ attendees, keynote speaker)

Annual Meeting: summer gathering of representatives of Leadership Council’s 200+ members. 

Leader Level Sponsors

$2,500+

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Greater Cincinnati Nonprofit News

GC Nonprofit News is the premium weekly e-publication for everyone who works, volunteers or does business with nonprofits in our region.  
In partnership with local nonprofits and our sponsors, we strive to create a more informed, open and connected community, by sharing nonprofit news, job openings, and resources. 


Explore how you and/or your organization can engage with GC Nonprofit News.

Leadership Bridges

Leadership Bridges helps people become extraordinary leaders so their organizations can become extraordinary, too. Leadership Bridges brings a research-based approach that speaks to an organization’s unique environment and needs, helping them tackle such complicated organizational challenges as sustainability; governance; organizational development; and team culture.

Anne M. Maxfield LLC

The nonprofit landscape and how it is impacted by philanthropy continues to evolve. Operations, board governance, executive recruitment, and fundraising are very different in 2024 compared to ten years ago. As an independent consultant, Anne Maxfield has experience in both the private and nonprofit sector and uses what she has learned to her clients' benefit.

The Yunker Group

Our team members provide behind-the-scenes coaching and advice to nonprofit staff, helping them make a greater difference in their vital roles. We believe remaining behind the scenes is imperative in providing nonprofit executive search and fundraising counsel. We never seek recognition or take credit for the successes of those who devote their lives to making a difference in their communities.  

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Ignite Philanthropy

Ignite Philanthropy serves all aspects of the philanthropic and non-profit sector—from non-profits looking for an experienced fundraising partner to raise capital to accomplish their mission to foundations seeking to strategically manage their charitable giving. In 2020, Ignite raised over $55 million for its non-profit clients and distributed more than $6 million in community grantmaking through its foundation partners. Contact Ignite Philanthropy to discuss how Ignite can support your work in the community.

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JVS Career Services 

For over 80 years, JVS Career Services has been a trusted advisor to businesses, employees, and job-seekers in the Cincinnati community. We provide talent acquisition, executive coaching, outplacement, job seeker services, and career coaching to our clients.

Contact us at (513) 936-9675 or careerservices@jvscareers.org to discuss your job needs.

COhatch

COhatch is a new way to think about coworking and office space for flexible work close to home. Live an integrated life at COhatch. A new kind of work and social space built in the communities in which we work and live.

We’re making our communities a priority through scholarship programs, our incubator ecosystem, and our partners. Your work matters to us. We opened COhatch to grow and better our communities by working with our friends, family, and neighbors. Your work and your impact give our communities strength and innovation. Apply for our GIVE Scholarship - receive a nonprofit scholarship to work at a COhatch near you.

First Financial Bank

We love banking, but we love our clients more. Our friendship with our clients is like no other. We strive to be more than just your bank, because you deserve more. More customization, more one-on-one time, and more opportunities. We want you to have all the tools you need to make banking, and life, a little easier. We serve, develop, and invest in our communities. Our ongoing commitment to providing you with the best banking experience is the foundation on which we were built.

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Manley Burke, LPA 

Our attorneys represent a wide range of non-profit and tax exempt organizations including public charities, supporting organizations and private foundations. Every circumstance is unique, and our long experience allows us to guide you with confidence.

Dignified Learning

Dignified Learning transforms information into custom eLearning experiences, designed to educate our clients’ communities (i.e. employees, customers, volunteers, students). Specific examples include mandatory compliance training (data privacy, diversity, etc.), professional development for staff, curriculum, and onboarding new customers and employees.

Based on proven pedagogical principles and brain-based research that focus on how individuals learn, Dignified Learning provides a more efficient and “dignified” learning experience, designed around the needs of the learner. eLearning experiences are accessible, application-based and designed to promote retention.

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We're grateful to the many sponsors who support the work of Leadership Council, in turn providing vital help to our region's nonprofit industry.

If you have questions about these opportunities or would like to discuss another way to partner with Leadership Council, please send me a note!

Beth Benson
Executive Director

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Measurement Resources Company 

Measurement Resources Company (MRC) delivers data-driven services and strategies to government, nonprofits and organizations eager to accelerate social change. Since 2008, MRC has helped hundreds of social sector organizations gather and use key insights needed to improve outcomes, demonstrate impact, increase visibility, and raise funds. Measurement Resources provides strategic planning, measurement frameworks, program evaluation, current state reports, social return on investment calculations, and more. 

Greater Cincinnati Nonprofit News

GC Nonprofit News is the premium weekly e-publication for everyone who works, volunteers, or does business with nonprofits in our region. In partnership with local nonprofits and our sponsors, we strive to create a more informed, open, and connected community, by sharing nonprofit news, job openings, and resources. Explore how you and/or your organization can engage with GC Nonprofit News.

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NextStep Networking 

As your trusted IT partner, we go beyond the usual support by developing customized solutions that ensure your technology is not only running smoothly today but is capable of supporting your vision tomorrow.  That is our promise.

Manley Burke

Manley Burke, LPA is a law firm comprised of passionate attorneys who value each other, our families, our community and our clients. Our nonprofit team is supported by the fleet of services offered at Manley Burke, placing us to act as a single-legal-services provider and advisor, while drawing on the knowledge and experience of attorneys across various practice areas. We have assisted nonprofits in all aspects of the nonprofits’ lifecycle, from formation and application for tax exemption, to operations and stewardship, and even through dissolution if necessary. We have a wide range of knowledge about various issues that nonprofits face and our goal is to assist you so that you can focus on your mission and the people and organizations that you are helping.

NextStep Networking

As your trusted IT partner, we go beyond the usual support by developing customized solutions that ensure your technology is not only running smoothly today but is capable of supporting your vision tomorrow. That is our promise.