Monday, July 27, 2015

U R Invited: Foundation Maps webinar @Central 8/5/15

Experienced fundraisers interested in learning about new features of the Foundation Maps database are invited to join me here at Central Library for a live webinar led by Jake Garcia, Foundation Center Vice President for Data & Technology Strategy on Weds. Aug. 5 at noon.  Foundation Maps allows searchers to visualize grantmaker, grant recipient, and grants data by subject and geographic area through a variety of filters with map, list and chart views. The recently enhanced database is available by subscription from the Foundation Center but may be searched free-of-charge on our reference database computers at Central Library. If you are interested in participating, contact no later than Aug. 3rd for details.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Early Bird Registration Open thru Aug. 7 for 2015 AFP STL Conference

"RelationSHIFT: New Strategies to Build Relationships & Strengthen Your Donor Network" is the theme for this year's AFP St. Louis Conference Sept. 30th at the Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel.  
This full day of professional learning opportunities will include 20 breakout sessions featuring best practices, case studies, and new ideas presented by leading development professionals and a resource fair.  Preconference activities include a CFRE (Certified Fund Raising Executive) , Review Course Sept. 28 and basic Fundraising 101/102 classes Sept. 29.  Luncheon Keynote speaker at the Sept. 30 conference will be Jennifer McCrea, author of  The Generosity Network (Check it out now from SLPL to prepare questions)
        Get AFP 2015 St. Louis conference details/registration here.  

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Nonprofit Financial Basics at the G&FC

Some G&FC Books on Financial Issues for NPO Leaders

Stacy Peter and Mary Kay Lofgren led the class in discussing both issues and budgeting/financial statement how-to's.
Thanks to all involved.

Monday, July 13, 2015

Blog Out Loud Proposals Due July 27

Got a great idea for improving the St. Louis region's nonprofit community?  YNPN will host the 5th annual Blog-Out-Loud evening Sept. 17 2015  at T-REX downtown. Submit your idea for a TED-Talk style presentation about your vision HERE.