Thursday, March 26, 2015

Once You Get the Grant....

Did you look over the new Grant Reporting Tool available from the Gateway Center for Giving website? It consists of general tips and a menu of core questions considered best practices in effective grant reporting and was produced by a knowledgeable team of local grantmaker leaders.

 Come learn more about reporting as well as other grant contract requirements and best practices on April 27, 2-4 pm, when NPML's Dan Sise, goes over Grant Management Basics here in a free session in the 2nd flr. training rm. More details & Registration here. 

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

NPO Health Insurance?

The Mission Center L3C is offering a free open forum for local nonprofits interested in learning about participation in its Nonprofit Health Insurance Consortium on Thurs. April 2, from 11:3o - 1 at the St. Louis Regional Chamber office in downtown St. Louis.  To reserve a seat, or get details on the free forum, lunch and parking, e-mail here.

Monday, March 9, 2015

Get Expert "Fundraising Planning" Overview Here 4-8-15

Kief Schladweiler
NEW ON THIS BLOG: Register for This Class Here!
Come meet Kief Schladweiler, Foundation Center Funding Information Network Specialist, at our special free session for new professional or volunteer fundraisers or those who want a refresher overview of the components of an effective nonprofit, at Introduction to Fundraising Planning, Weds. April 8, 1-2:30 pm in the 2nd flr. training rm. here at Central Library.  He will show you how to:
  •  take stock of your organization's strengths and assets, 
  • develop a case statement
  • set fundraising goals
  • id funding partners 
  • prepare a fundraising plan and calendar 
and how Foundation Center resources can assist you in these steps, plus answer your questions about those resources (including the Foundation Directory Online Professional and Foundation Maps subscription databases accessible free here at Central).  1 CFRE unit

Kief Schladweiler has been the Foundation Center’s Funding Information Network Services Specialist since 2005.  Prior to that he served as the Center’s online librarian for several years. He joined the Foundation Center in 1999 after working as a reference librarian for The New York Public Library. He received his M.A. in Library and Information Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Friday, March 6, 2015

Small Business Legal Clinic Sessions Open to Nonprofits

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri's Community Economic Development program is working with EBLAP (Entrepreneurs' Business and Legal Assistance Program) coalition to conduct free 30-minute legal counseling sessions for small business owners, nonprofit executives and aspiring entrepreneurs at SLATE Missouri Career Center between 1-3 pm on biweekly Thursday afternoons, March 19-June 25. space is limited and appointments are necessary
Call Tiffany Todd at 314-657-3547 to get details and schedule an appointment.
 The same group will offer a free class in 3rd-Party Contracts and Commercial Leases March 19 from 3:30 - 5 pm at the Career Center.
Find out more and register here.