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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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NONPROFIT LEARNING LAB: Why You Need Peer-to-Peer Fundraising and the Best Ways to Implement It
12:00 pm

Peer-to-peer fundraising allows you to raise exponentially more fundraising revenue when you do it right. With peer-to-peer in your fundraising strategy, your community will raise money for you. Yet, you need to pick the right platform for your cause and set it up in a way that is easy-to-use for your fundraisers.

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NONPROFIT LEARNING LAB: They’re Not A Frill If You’re Using Them Right: How to Save Money and Get More Done Using High-Skill Volunteers
10:00 am

In this webinar, you will discover how to make the most of high-skill volunteers–those lawyers, public-relations specialists, accountants and other professionals who are increasingly interested in donating their expertise.  Explore how to identify major projects on which volunteers can be helpful, how to integra

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INSTRUMENTL: 5 Time-Saving Tips to Boost Your Grants Productivity w/ Tiffany Nobles
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Want to learn the 5 time-saving tips to boost your grants productivity? Look no further!

​In this 1-hour webinar (with 15 minutes Q&A), Tiffany Nobles, owner of T. Nobles Grant Consulting​, LLC, will share with you the 5 time-saving tips she uses in her grants consultancy to improve productivity. Tips will incl

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NONPROFIT LEARNING LAB: Changes to Data Privacy & What It Means for Year-End Giving
12:00 pm

Year-end is a critical time for fundraisers, as historically a third of all annual giving takes place between #GivingTuesday and December 31. But recent announcements from Apple and Google surrounding Apple mail, app pixel tracking, and third-party cookies are creating uncertainty and fear. Fundraisers and nonprofit ma

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Establishing a Basic Planned Giving Program
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Attendees will gain knowledge of basic planned giving types, how these gifts can build financial resources for their non-profit and then how to implement and promote a passive planned giving program

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NONPROFIT LEARNING LAB: Demonstrate Impact, Be Transparent, Retain and Attract Donors: The New Fundraising Paradigm
12:00 pm

In this workshop, we will take the attendees through the cycle of fundraising which is based on “demonstrating impact to the donors”.  In other words, how do we show or prove to donors the impact they have been able to make with their donations?  We will talk about the psychological and the consumer behav

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NONPROFIT LEARNING LAB: Start with Listening: Transform Your Fundraising with Donor Feedback
12:00 pm

One of the most important skills in nonprofit management is the ability to listen.  Despite powerful benefits, listening is often rare and difficult to translate into action.  With the right tools, listening well to your donors can provide valuable organizational insights, and help to generate significant resources f

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NONPROFIT LEARNING LAB: Grant Writing Bootcamp for Advanced Writers
1:00 pm

This grant writing class will teach individuals how to write a compelling grant proposal of $100,000 and up for submission to a private foundation. The class covers everything from the grant cover letter to reconciliation but focuses primarily on the statement of need, project/program narrative, outcome measurements, an

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NONPROFIT LEARNING LAB: Ask the Experts: A Golf Fundraising Q&A
12:00 pm

Golf tournament fundraisers are a great way to raise awareness for your cause, engage new and existing donors, and raise money! Whether you’re taking over an existing tournament or thinking about launching a first-year event, you probably have questions. This webinar will provide a quick overview of planning a go

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NONPROFIT LEARNING LAB: A New Approach to Propensity Modeling
12:00 pm

Propensity modeling is a powerful tool that can cut through the noise to find the constituents who are most likely to give to your cause. Unfortunately, most organizations are not equipped to leverage results or understand their impact. Join Windfall’s CEO, Arup Banerjee, to hear his insights on mapping existing solu

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INSTRUMENTL: Step Up Your Systems for Success: How to Simplify, Streamline and Support Your Team w/ Teresa Huff
12:00 am - 1:00 pm

Looking to step up your systems for success? Look no further!

​In this 1-hour webinar (with 15 minutes Q&A), Teresa Huff will share with you how to simplify, streamline, and support your team.

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

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NONPROFIT LEARNING LAB: The 3 Things to Make This Giving Tuesday Your Best Ever
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In this workshop, we will discuss three ways to think about, plan, and execute GivingTuesday to maximize the value and impact of the day for your organization’s fundraising goals. We will explore a unique blend of ultra-powerful fundraising technologies, expert nonprofit marketing, and fundraising strategic advis

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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.