Nonprofit Workshop: Considerations for Paying Your Staff

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A Primer on Nonprofit Compensation Policy

Speaker: Leon Seemann, Consult with Leon

Being intentional about your nonprofit’s compensation policy is key to attracting and retaining the right members on your team. Through this workshop we will provide a common understanding of the concrete factors to consider when designing your organization’s compensation policy.

Participants will learn how to design a compensation policy around:

  • Recruitment
  • Retention
  • Fairness
  • Organizational Values

Key Learning Objectives:

  • Ability to recognize which policies are designed for recruitment vs. retention
  • Understand the different approaches to fairness
  • How to have transparent discussions among board and leadership about whether organizational values are reflected in the organization’s compensation policy.

This workshop is for:

  • Nonprofit leaders seeking to review or design their organization’s compensation policies;
  • Board members seeking to understand how to use compensation policy impacts the success of their organization;
  • Nonprofit professionals with assigned HR responsibilities;
  • Nonprofit leaders or volunteers wanting to learn more about establishing salary and compensation policies.

Speaker Bio:

Leon Seemann ( is a management consultant with over 25 years of experience helping nonprofits grow and thrive.   His strategies are built to ensure that the organizations are well funded, well managed and well respected. His three core deliverables are: Transitional Leadership (CFO, COO, Executive Director), meeting/teambuilding facilitation, and strategic planning/Analysis. Mr. Seemann is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) with expertise in finance, operations, HR and fundraising. He focuses on helping organizations be more effective tomorrow than they are today.


Sponsorship Opportunities

SIGNATURE SPONSOR Exclusive, One Available, Investment of $3,000

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  • Logo featured in post-event email sent to all attendees
  • Four tickets to each event
  • Display table


  • Logo recognition on all marketing materials
  • and website
  • Two tickets to each event
  • Display table


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