Non-Profit Collaborative

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Helping Those Who Help Others

Founded in 2008 by George L. Duncan, Founder and Chairman, and Mary Ellen Fitzpatrick, Corporate Communications Director (retired), Enterprise Bank's Non-Profit CollaborativeSM (NPC) provides critically needed support to non-profit organizations in the Merrimack Valley, North Central Massachusetts, and Southern New Hampshire. Together, with the Enterprise Bank team, we work on behalf of the non-profit community to develop programs and resources to benefit these valuable organizations.

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Educational Seminar Series

We understand the challenges you face to fulfill your mission while working with limited resources. Our educational seminars are presented by industry experts and address topics critical to the success of non-profits. Seminars are offered in both the spring and the fall and there is no cost for representatives of non-profit organizations to attend – register for one seminar, or plan to have a representative at each seminar!

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Our Spring Seminars present a range of timely topics to assist non-profit organizations. There is no cost for representatives of non-profit organizations to attend. All seminars take place from 8:30am to 10:30am (doors open at 8:00am) and breakfast is provided.

  • April 7: Expanding Your Sphere of Influence: Building your Influence with consumers, donors, board members and volunteers through more successful networking

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    Tuesday, April 7, 2020
    8:30 - 10:30am | Doors Open at 8:00am | Complimentary breakfast provided
    Devens Common Center, Solarium Ballroom | 31 Andrews Pkwy | Devens, MA

    Presented by:

    • Mark Altman, Founder and Chairman, MindsetGo

    Seminar at a Glance:

    Are you looking to learn new ways to engage donors, Board Members, volunteers, clients and prospects? Do you leverage your past, present and future relationships to avoid cold calling? Is the primary way you add clients and revenue through referrals? Get out of your comfort zone and enhance your ability to create new relationships, influence existing ones and build trust through advanced conversation skills. This program is interactive and is an opportunity to experience networking simulations leaving participants with a newfound confidence and knowledge to ask the right questions, excel at relationship-building, and grow their professional network.

    • Stay on top of mind
    • Influence to inspire action
    • Establish trust and build credibility, verbally and virtually
    • Be a memorable storyteller

    About the Presenter:

    Mark Altman is the founder of MindsetGo, an innovative training organization that excites individuals to apply their new skills, knowledge, and behaviors to improve both individually and as part of a team. He has over two decades of experience speaking and training on interpersonal disciplines including leadership, sales enablement, customer service, emotional intelligence, conversational intelligence and presentation skills.

  • April 28: Donor Engagement, Board Development & Volunteer Recruitment Best Practices

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    Tuesday, April 28, 2020

    8:30 -10:30am | Doors Open at 8:00am | Complimentary breakfast provided
    Nashua Country Club | 25 Fairway Street | Nashua, NH


    Presented by:

    • Mike Apfelberg, President, United Way of Greater Nashua
    • Norman Bouthilette, CEO, Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua
    • Heather McMann, Executive Director, Groundwork Lawrence
    • Donna Morris, President, Greater Salem Chamber of Commerce

    Seminar at a Glance:

    Support from both your donor base, board of directors and volunteers is vital when operating a successful non-profit organization. This panel discussion, moderated by Alison Burns, Enterprise Bank’s Community Relations and Customer Experience Officer, featuring well-known, proven community leaders will focus on best practices that lead to successful engagement with your organization’s donor base as well as how to best utilize your board members and volunteers to meet your mission.

    • Understand what makes donors want to support a non-profit organization
    • Discover best approaches to board development and volunteer recruitment and retention
    • Learn do’s and don’ts for successful engagement

    About the Presenters:

    Mike Apfelberg is President of the United Way of Greater Nashua. His organization works to strengthen the health, education, and financial stability of every person through a collaborative, accountable, and outcome-oriented approach.

    Norman Bouthilette has dedicated more than 40 yrs. to Boys and Girls Clubs, serving as CEO for more than 20 years. As a Club alum, he has a deep connection and passion for Club’s mission of serving our youth.

    Heather McMann, MBA, Executive Director, Groundwork Lawrence, has in-depth non-profit experience focused on organizational growth and partnerships. She serves on the boards of the Lawrence Partnership, Groundwork USA, and the MA Public Health Association

    Donna Morris, IOM, serves as the President, Greater Salem NH Chamber of Commerce and is a 2012 graduate from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Organization Management.

  • May 12: Powerful Websites – Does yours make the grade? Convert Online Users into Clients, Donors and Constituents

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    Tuesday, May 12, 2020
    8:30 -10:30am | Doors Open at 8:00am | Complimentary breakfast provided
    Minuteman High School | 758 Marrett Road | Lexington, MA

    Presented by:
    • Fred Schall, Owner and Digital Consultant, Schall Creative
    • Kira Morehouse, Senior Digital Marketing Specialist, Enterprise Bank

    Seminar at a Glance:

    Increasingly, volunteers, clients and donors are relying on a non-profit’s website as their initial point of entry to an organization. Therefore, creating a great user experience (UX) is paramount. In this session we’ll discuss various UX tools and processes that non-profits can utilize for auditing and improving an existing website or marketing campaign.

    • Learn how to make website updates with a purpose
    • Gain insight from a user experience audit case study
    • Discover why online visitors leave your website

    About the Presenters:

    Fred Schall started his love affair with web design and development in the late '90s. Having grown up in a print shop he was well acquainted with traditional marketing and had already mastered Photoshop when he decided to wander into the exciting world of code. Fred has dual degrees in Computer Science and Web Development. He currently teaches Advanced Web Design and User Experience at UNH. Prior to starting his own business, Fred worked for a few large agencies in Southern California, developing campaigns for large brands such as DirecTV, Petco, and Powerade.

    Kira Morehouse has a track record of success leveraging social media and online advertising metrics to launch brands and amplify community engagement. Kira has been part of Enterprise Bank’s in-house marketing team since April 2015.

  • May 26: How to Make Stress Your Ticket to Success

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    Tuesday, May 26, 2020
    8:30 -10:30am | Doors Open at 8:00am | Complimentary breakfast provided
    Salvatore's Conference Center | 354 Merrimack Street | Lawrence, MA

    Presented by:
    • Steve Mundahl and Sharon Massoth

    Seminar at a Glance:

    Everyone has heard how stress affects our sleep, leads to disease and lowers work-place satisfaction and productivity. Even the word stress makes us feel “stressed”! This workshop directs you to view stress as a positive call to action in four “Power” areas. Our presenters, a husband and wife team, form a unique blend of a non-profit CEO joining with a seasoned psychotherapist/leadership coach. They will present stress as a win-win opportunity for both individual and agency growth. In this workshop you will learn:

    • The Power of the Mirror: Emotional triggers reveal opportunities to change negative beliefs
    • The Power of Leaning In: Optimal problem solving comes from validating all perspectives
    • The Power of Intuition: Intuitive building exercises to use throughout your work day
    • The Power of Engaging the Whole Organization: Proven methods to optimize well-being in your agency.

    About the Presenters:

    Steve Mundahl, Non-Profit CEO/Corporate trainer and Professor of Leadership Studies, is a recently retired non-profit CEO of thirteen years as President of Goodwill Industries in Western Massachusetts. His book, The Alchemy of Authentic Leadership is used by universities in their non-profit and business classes. He was recently named the Professor of the Year at BayPath University in the Master’s Program for Non-Profit Management. Mundahl also teaches leadership classes at Trevecca University in Nashville, TN.

    Sharon Massoth, LCSW, Psychotherapist/Non-Profit Trainer/Leadership Coach is a practicing psychotherapist of 40 years and a certified professional coach working with leaders in universities, healthcare and insurance industries. She specializes in desensitizing trauma, mindful-based practices, positive psychology and building intuition as a path to inner and outer success.

Networking & Relationship Building

We recognize the importance of networking to accelerate and sustain success for any individual or organization. We truly believe that there is strength in numbers! Our educational seminars create an opportunity for non-profit teams to learn and connect with our experienced subject matter experts, Enterprise Bank team members, and other non-profits in a relaxed, comfortable setting. View our archive of past seminar subject matter experts and presentation content.

Board & Volunteer Support

Our Enterprise Bankers offer a level of professionalism and expertise that will benefit your board, providing leadership, guidance and vision for the future of your organization. If you are looking for local professionals to contribute to your board, please contact Alison Burns at 978-656-5672 or Andrew Duncan at 978-459-9000 x4582.

Enterprise Bank can also assist with your volunteer needs by posting volunteer opportunities on our Bank's internal website for our employees, who live in, and are committed to, supporting the communities we serve. For assistance with your volunteer efforts, please contact Andrew Duncan at 978-459-9000 x4582.

Place to Meet, Plan and Grow Stronger

If your non-profit organization is in need of conference or meeting space, Enterprise Bank has a number of conveniently located community rooms that are available at no charge. For meeting space information and availability, please contact Andrew Duncan at 978-459-9000 x4582.

Please be aware that Enterprise Bank may take photographs and videos of attendees at events. By registering for our events, you agree that the we may use your name, likeness, photographs and video in connection with the promotion, marketing and advertising of future events. In addition, you agree that Enterprise Bank may use your name, likeness, and photograph in connection with summarizing and highlighting completed events. Please notify if you do not wish to have photographs or video taken of you at events.

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