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2022 – Summer Series

The ABC’s of 501c3’s

You have questions about nonprofit work. The good news is that you are likely not alone. Your peers probably have the same or similar questions. The great news is that the WVNPA finds the answers for you! Join us for our Summer Series: ABC’s of 501c3’s every other Wednesday beginning June 8th at 11 AM. Each week will feature a topic important to nonprofits across the Mountain state in a one-hour virtual session. Experienced professionals and consultants will answer questions that will strengthen your work – and your nonprofit. These informative sessions are perfect for:

  • People thinking of starting a nonprofit
  • People early in their nonprofit  careers 
  • People experienced in the sector ready to expand knowledge areas
  • People new to the sector
  • People transitioning from the private sector 
  • People looking for their first nonprofit job
  • People that are serving on boards
  • People that are serving as volunteers
  • People that are outgoing extroverts
  • People that are weird introverts
  • Dog people
  • Cat people
  • People People
  • All the People!

These sessions are FREE for all WVNPA members and $10 for nonmembers (save $10 when registering for all 5 sessions).

These sessions will be recorded, so even if you are unable to attend each session live all WVNPA members and nonmembers who register will have access to the recordings to watch as time allows as well as any documents shared during the sessions. Be sure to check back often as we announce upcoming session topics and experts.

Click below to learn more about each session.

  • Week 1: June 8th
    • Topic: Board Governance
    • Speakers
      • Tasha Anderson, PhD – WVNPA
      • Jeanette Wojcik – Board Chair, WVNPA
  • Week 2: June 22nd
    • Topic: Compliance
    • Speakers
      • Jennifer Twyman, Charities Specialist, WVSOS
      • Andrew Melone, Call Center Team Leader, WVSOS
  • Week 3: July 6th
    • Topic: Program Outcomes & Evaluations
    • Speaker: Jeremy Turner, Founder & CEO – Epic Mission
  • Week 4: July 20th
    • Topic: Overcoming the Overhead Myth: Budgeting for an Effective Website, Marketing & Growth
    • Speaker: Kiersten Hill, Firespring
  • Week 5: August 3rd
    • Topic: Endowments
    • Speakers: Julie Posey, Parkersburg Area Community Foundation and Michael Whalton, Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation


Click the button below to access the session recordings documents shared during each session. Please note, this is a password protected site, if you are a non-member who registered for the series but do not have the password please email All WVNPA members have free access to the series, please log into the members only portal to access the recordings.