Thursday, September 18, 2014

"Diversity VS Inclusion" -- last 2014 'Basics for Leaders' Topic

In light of recent events in our region we are particularly grateful to the following people and sponsoring organizations for offering expertise on an important topic:
  Tues. Sept. 30, 3-5pm, Basics for Nonprofit Leaders: Diversity VS Inclusion  Do your organization's leaders, staff members and volunteers know the difference? What does 'diversity' mean for your nonprofit? At this 4th session*  in our 2014 Basics4Leaders series, Sister Mary Margaret Bright, project coordinator at the Incarnate Word Foundation, Reena Hajat Carroll, executive director of the Diversity Awareness Partnership, and Rick Skinner, vp of the Volunteer Center at United Way of Greater St. Louis,  will lead an interactive workshop to help your nonprofit discover the benefits of true diversity in all aspects of governance, operations and outreach. Free, 2nd floor training rm.
Just send us your name + a daytime phone #  if you plan to attend so we can have enough materials ready.

* Earlier topics --legal issues, fundraising concerns, financial issues

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

"G&FC News - September 2014" E-Blasted

If you've ever signed up to accept occasional e-mails from the Grants & Foundation Center listing our newly available books and upcoming events, you should have received an e-blast from the St. Louis Public Library with the subject line "G&FC News - September 2014"  yesterday or today.  PLEASE CONTACT me IF YOU DID NOT (but still want to).   We're working hard to update the recipient list as we upgrade the technology and appreciate your help and your patience.

Monday, September 8, 2014

"Out Loud" 2014 Bloggers Wanted

Want a chance to pitch your vision for improving the nonprofit sector? Sept. 19 is the deadline for St. Louis area young nonprofit leaders to apply to inspire potential supporters of nonprofit achievement at YNPN's 4th annual Blog Out Loud event later this fall. Find out more here.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

St. Louis Neighborhood Development Help

 If you or your nonprofit  is interested in neighborhood organizational capacity building and/or leadership development.  there's a new collaborative partnership you should be aware of:  Creating Whole Communities.