Gregory Nielsen

Gregory is a sought after speaker and consultant committed to helping leaders and organizations translate vision into reality. He is an accomplished nonprofit CEO, having previously led the Center for Nonprofit Excellence. His leadership was recognized locally and nationally, and honored with awards from the Better Business Bureau for Ethics and the Louisville Urban League for championing diversity. Gregory is a military veteran, having previously served as an officer and attorney in the United States Army. He holds a BA in Government and International Relations from the University of Notre Dame and a JD from Notre Dame Law School.

  • Sought-after speaker and consultant committed to helping leaders and organizations translate vision into reality
  • Accomplished nonprofit CEO
  • Previously led the Center for Nonprofit Excellence
  • Awards from the Better Business Bureau for ethics and the Louisville Urban League for championing diversity
  • Previously served as an officer and attorney in the United States Army
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Government and International Relations from the University of Notre Dame
  • Juris Doctorate from Notre Dame Law School
Gregory Nielsen

Courses available by Gregory Nielsen

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  1. Additional Funding Available For Nonprofits: How To Benefit From Federal Stimulus Programs
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    Additional Funding Available For Nonprofits: How To Benefit From Federal Stimulus Programs
    Nationally-recognized consultant Gregory Nielsen will share an overview of federal stimulus programs that benefit nonprofits. You will learn the specific steps to follow to maximize the funding for your organization.

    What You'll Learn

    • What six questions do you need to answer to get funding?
    • How does PPP round 2 differ from the first round?
    • How has the employee retention tax credit changed in 2021?
    • What new EIDL information is available?
    • Is the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act obsolete?
  2. Knowing When To Say No Thanks: Effective Gift Acceptance For Nonprofits
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    Knowing When To Say No Thanks: Effective Gift Acceptance For Nonprofits
    Experienced nonprofit leader Gregory Nielsen will help you balance the desire for funding with the arduous restrictions that some gifts may impose. You will learn the tactical steps to create an effective gift acceptance program for your nonprofit.

    What You'll Learn

    • What are the purpose and role of gift acceptance policies?
    • What essential components should you include?
    • How should you address critical organizational decisions on gift acceptance?
    • What are reasonable charitable gift restrictions? Which should you avoid?
    • How can you build buy-in?
  3. The Road to Merger Success in 2021
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    The Road to Merger Success in 2021
    Consultant Gregory Nielsen will explain how the pieces of the merger puzzle fit together. You will learn if this step is right for your organization and discover how to make a merger successful.

    What You'll Learn

    • When is the right time to consider a merger?
    • How can you create a collaborative structure?
    • What critical steps are often overlooked?
    • What legal framework is most effective?
    • How can you assess partners?
    • What are the best strategies for negotiating agreements?
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    The Road to Merger Success in 2021
    Gregory Nielsen
    $99.00
  4. Strategies To Leverage Donor-Advised Funds To Increase Contributions
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    Strategies To Leverage Donor-Advised Funds To Increase Contributions

    Nationally-recognized consultant Gregory Nielsen will explain the controversies surrounding DAFs and offer concrete advice you can follow to avoid the pitfalls. You will learn how to retain donors who wish to use this vehicle for their contributions. 

    What You'll Learn

    • What are donor-advised funds?
    • How do DAFs differ from private foundations?
    • What is the value for the donors?
    • How can DAFs help or harm your organization?
    • How can you increase engagement?
    • What changes to DAFs are legislators expected to make?
    • What steps should you take immediately to maximize DAF benefits?
  5. Steer Clear of Trouble: Controversial Gifts
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    Steer Clear of Trouble: Controversial Gifts

    Experienced nonprofit leader Gregory Nielsen will help you balance the desire for funding with the arduous restrictions or damaging backlash that some gifts may impose. You will learn the tactical steps to create an effective gift acceptance program for your nonprofit.

    Topics covered

    • What are the purpose and role of gift acceptance policies?
    • What essential components should you include?
    • How should you address critical organizational decisions on gift acceptance?
    • What are reasonable charitable gift restrictions? Which should you avoid?
    • How can you build buy-in?
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    Steer Clear of Trouble: Controversial Gifts
    Gregory Nielsen
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