Join the Bucknell Professional Networks for this great panel in NYC on May 16th:
Power of Social Good: Opportunities to Grow & Strengthen Your Involvement
May 16th , 2013 | 6:30 – 9:30 PM
The Gabarron Foundation 149 East 38th Street New York, New York 10016
Refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served; $10.00 per person
Open to all Bucknellians: Students RSVP (by 5/13); Alumni RSVP
The goal of the panel is to inform people on how they can get involved in the social sector— whether it’s by serving on a nonprofit Board, volunteering in a meaningful way, or starting your own nonprofit. Individuals will learn about how to effectively volunteer, what serving on a Board entails, tips on nonprofit tax management, and the path to social entrepreneurship.
- Wendy Bleczinski ’91: Partner, Tax, Heaney, Kilcoyne, Bleczinski and Kelm LLC
- Molly Burke ’10: Co-Founder and Executive Director, Bicycles Against Poverty
- Frank Fetchet, P’11: Director, Voices of September 11th
- Carolyn Miles ’83: President & CEO, Save The Children
- Moderator: Eric Martin: Assistant Professor of Management, Bucknell University
Topics to be discussed include:
- Volunteering: how to effectively volunteer, whether it’s for half a day or half a decade
- Board of Directors:
- How to best serve (from the Board member side)
- How to best manage the board (from the nonprofit side)
- Social entrepreneurship: what it takes to build your own nonprofit and how to scale impact when you’re still a growing organization
- Nonprofit partnerships: when does it make sense?
- Taxes: the 501(c)3 application, follow-up applications, and the responsibilities. Tax information will also be included about how to claim your tax deductible donations.