Friday, May 15, 2015

Get Data Help 4 Helping Kids Here 6/10/15

 Does your nonprofit serve children and their families in the St. Louis region?  Need more information about the Big Data available to help you be more effective? Weds. June 10, 2-3:30 pm ARCHS (Area Resources for Community  Human Services)  will offer a free training session here at Central about the data collected each year through  the Annie E. Casey Foundation's (AECF) KIDS COUNT® efforts and how to use national and local KIDS COUNT databases to support your mission.

The Missouri Family and Community Trust (FACT), is the official AECF KIDS COUNT® partner in Missouri. FACT promotes and supports collaboration and innovation in service delivery for Missouri’s children and families through its network of 20 “community partnerships” around the state. ARCHS is the St. Louis region’s state designated community partnership.

As St. Louis' KIDS COUNT® partner, ARCHS values and promotes the sharing and dissemination of research and data to help support the work of St. Louis area organizations.Register here  or contact the G&FC with questions.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Meet the Donor Event Coming Up

Gateway Center for Giving invites members of the St. Louis community and nonprofit organizations to a Meet the Donor review and update of  current Funder Strategies on Weds. May 27, 3-5 pm at the Missouri History Museum. Featured local grantmakers will include: Boeing, Deaconess, Mid-America Transplant Services/Donate Life Foundation, Nestle Purina & The St. Louis County Children's Services Fund. Cost: $20 per person or $15 for AFP members. Get More Info & Register Here

Thursday, April 23, 2015

4th Monday Meetup & Program Coming up

If you're interested in a quick (30 min.) in-person look at the information and help available to you at the Grants & Foundation Center, I encourage you to come to  Get to Know the GFC here in the Social Sciences Rm. Monday at noon.  (If you sign up here, we'll prepare a take-away packet for you.) Monday's 5-minute focus: Grant TOS (Types of support) Because the 4th Monday of May is Memorial Day, the next Meetup will be June 22-- same orientation tour, but the 5-minute focus will be on grant geography.

Dan Sise
And, if you're interested in how to administer a grant once you've won it, be sure to stay around for Grant Management Basics, 2-4 pm in the training room, taught by Dan Sise of UMSL's Nonprofit Management & Leadership Program. Dan will go over the essentials you need to know to effectively put the grant to work for your nonprofit. (More details and sign-up under G&FC Events on the left of the screen. 

Both events are free and free parking is available.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Inclusive Cities Forum 4 Neighborhood Leaders

Creating Whole Communities will host a forum "Leading the Inclusive City: Lessons for St. Louis"  Weds. April 22, from 4:30 - 7 pm. Author and urban policy expert Robin Hambleton will report on ways cities shape their futures through place-based leadership despite economic and social forces beyond their control and a panel of three St. Louis leaders will evaluate the lessons for our own metropolitan area.The forum is free by registration is required: Get details and register here.