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the difference.

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Shaping the future of the nonprofit sector in Southeast Texas

Whether you are starting a new organization, looking for professional development, or are in need of a board retreat, the Center is here to help YOU!  We invite you to explore our website for more information about the Center and learn how we help connect nonprofits to success on our Programs and Services page.

Want to be a part of an important network of organizations, affiliates, and individuals who believe in the vitality of the Southeast Texas nonprofit sector? While you’re busy delivering direct service to some of Southeast Texas’ most vulnerable populations, the Center is here to take care of things for you – like being your go-to resource and referral partner; offering relevant, timely, and effective professional development; and facilitating networking and convening opportunities.

Connect, Improve, and Advance your organization by joining today.  

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We are Your Partner for
a Better Tomorrow

Southeast Texas Nonprofit Development Center is your partner for today and for the future. We proudly offer extensive curriculum in nonprofit organization management to help nonprofit organizations build a strong foundation of operational and functional knowledge.

We offer resourceful information and assistance in:

  • Board Management
  • Financial Management and Legal
  • Fundraising and Philanthropy
  • Program Areas
  • Grant Writing
  • Legal Compliance
  • Workshops
  • And So Much More

Financial Resources:
Expertise and Insights

Our agency offers organizational assessments, event planning, board development, plus financial and management consulting services designed to strengthen your performance.

From grant applications and finding financial information to tips and advice for developing workshops, SETX Nonprofit Development Center is here to assist in your objectives.

Making a Difference

As a member of the Southeast Texas Nonprofit Development Center, you’ll benefit from a wealth of information and like-minded organizations and peers ready to help. With corporate sponsorships, fundraisers, and tools, the path to making growth and impact is always within reach.

Special Thanks to the following organizations for your support:

SETX Nonprofit Development Center

Upcoming Events

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INSTRUMENTL: Grant Writer Ask Me Anything Session! w/ Breanna Polacik, Lori Fabian & Melissa Reams
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

​If you’ve ever had a burning question about grants and haven’t been able to find a place for you to get a direct answer, then this ask me anything (AMA) session is for you!

​In this 1-hour AMA, Instrumentl teams up with three of its partners to give you actionable advice when it comes to your research

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INSTRUMENTL: 3 Ways to STAND OUT and Win the Grant! w/ Margit Brazda Poirier
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

​Want to learn how to STAND OUT and win the grant? Look no further!

​In this 1-hour webinar (with 15 minutes Q&A), Margit Brazda Poirier, Owner of Grants4Good, will share with you the three ways to stand out and win the grant.

By the end of this Instrumentl Partner Webinar, you’ll be able to learn:

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NONPROFIT LEARNING LAB: How to Streamline Your Finance Operations to Become More Secure, Efficient and Profitable
12:00 pm

Come learn about how to make your Nonprofit more streamlined, secure and efficient without it costing you a dime. Learn best practices around modernizing your AP department so you can spend more time and energy on your mission.

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NONPROFIT LEARNING LAB: Using Video to Build Nonprofit Success
11:00 am

Video and other visual productions can get your nonprofit on the map quickly, raising interest, engagement, and donations. In this webinar, we will explore using video as a means to amplify and expand branding or rebranding efforts, fundraising efforts, and social media efforts. We will discuss how, when used properly,

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NONPROFIT LEARNING LAB: Leveraging Data for Direct Mail Efforts
12:00 pm

Are you engaging with the right donors and prospects? Direct mail can make a significant impact on your organization – but only if it’s going to the right people. How can you ensure that you’re reaching out to prospects and donors who are actually going to give? Join Windfall’s Director of Product Marketing, Je

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INSTRUMENTL: Taking the Fear out of Funder Communications w/ Rachel Werner
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

​Are you wondering how to take the fear out of communicating with funders?

​In this 1-hour webinar (with 15 minutes Q&A), Rachel Werner will dig into how to overcome the fear of reaching out to funders and get yourself introduced to new funding prospects.

By the end of this Instrumentl Partner Webinar, you

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NONPROFIT LEARNING LAB: Discovering the Value of Your Nonprofit IT Budget
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

We all approach information technology, or IT, from different angles. In this free webinar, get everyone in your organization on the same page about the importance of strategic IT budgeting. Watch your nonprofit thrive after learning how to properly budget for IT, integrate these budgeting decisions at all levels of ma

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Get Involved and Join in Support!

I have been a member of the Southeast Texas Nonprofit Development Center (Center) since 2008.  At that time, I had been the Executive Director of Stable-Spirit for a year, and was needing to learn about running a nonprofit and writing grants.  I attended just about every workshop that the Center held, so that I could run Stable-Spirit as effectively as possible, as well as within all the proper guidelines and rules.  I have said for many years, and continue to say today, that Stable-Spirit is as successful as it is today, because of all the support and learning that I received from the Center. I have become very confident in my grant writing skills, because of all that I have learned from the grant writing workshops through the Center.  I always encourage every nonprofit organization to join the Center, because of all the benefits that
will be obtained from their workshops and excellent leadership.

— Katie Durio 
Executive Director of Stable-Spirit

Nonprofit Summit

Experience more. Create new, exciting opportunities with us and educate Southeast Texas on your mission.

The nonprofit summit is an exciting biannual event built to inform entertain, educate and motivate all aspects and affiliates of nonprofits.

With guest lecturers, keynote speakers and invaluable workshops, you’ll learn a wealth of information to help your nonprofit organization. Plus, get tips, advice, learn trends, and network with like-minded individuals and groups. Go Now to learn more.