Lawrence Tech to host March 12 nonprofit seminar

Southfield, Mich. - The Center for Nonprofit Management at Lawrence Technological University will host "Best Practices from the Best-Managed Nonprofits: The Collaboration Imperative" on Monday, March 12, from 8-11:30 a.m.

The featured speakers are Michael Brennan, CEO of the United Way of Southeastern Michigan, and Frank Omowale Satterwhite, president of the National Community Development Institute and lead consultant for the Skillman Foundation's Good Neighbors Initiative.

Two nonprofit groups recognized for their effective use of collaboration, Mosaic Youth Theatre and The Detroit Eastside Community Collaborative, will be discussed. Participants will engage in round-table discussions of successful collaboration management practices.

The cost of $35 includes continental breakfast. Register through the Association of Fundraising Professionals at (248) 478-6076 or

The program is sponsored by Crain's Detroit Business, DTE Energy Foundation and Lawrence Tech. It is presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the Detroit Executive Service Corps and Lawrence Tech's Center for Nonprofit Management.

Lawrence Tech's Center for Nonprofit Management promotes professional development in nonprofit organizations through graduate courses based on business competencies and best practices in community programs. For information, go to or contact Jerry Lindman at (248) 204-3095 or