Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Ferguson Commission-NPO Conversation 9-8-15



AFP St. Louis and Emerson invite the nonprofit community to attend a free conversation with 3 members of the Ferguson Commission--Bethany Johnson-Javois, Felicia Pulliam and Patrick Sly  Sept. 8 from 3:30 – 5:30 pm at Emerson HQ to discuss how the events in Ferguson have changed the landscape of philanthropy in our region and how to be partners for changeGet details and sign up for this important conversation here BY MIDNIGHT Sept. 3.


Monday, August 17, 2015

St. Louis Neighborhood Leadership Academy Opens 9/3/15

All developing leaders -- neighborhood association members, community leaders, resident volunteers, community-based organization staff, business owners, local government staff, and municipal elected officials -- are eligible to apply for this fall's UMSL St. Louis Neighborhood Leadership Academy. At a total of ten Thursday-evening or Saturday sessions Sept. 3 - Nov. 12, participants will connect to a network of regional leaders and acquire proven tools including:
  • Community building principles and strategies
  • Personal leadership skills
  • Project planning and implementation
  • Best organizational leadership and management practices
Past NLA projects have accomplished forming a neighborhood association to encourage more community involvement, proposing and implementing a community garden, developing a church-based community assets assessment and raising funds to endow a school-based youth cultural enrichment program.

NLA is sponsored by Creating Whole Communities and the University of Missouri Extension. Cost (after Aug. 18th)  is $425 for all sessions; partial scholarships are available. For more information or to register click here.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

One Month 'til NPML Fundraising Institute 2015

Nonprofit Management & Leadership Programs annual Fundraising Institute will be held on the UMSL campus Tues. Sept. 15- Fri. Sept. 18. Expert-led sessions include 1) Grant Writing (Wendy Dyer) 2) Special Events (Jan Rasmussen) 3) Strategic Fundraising (Jason Huff 4) Grants Research (Brad Smith) and 5) Planned Giving (Lyle Brizendine).   You can register for individual sessions but $350 covers all five.  Get details/register here.

Friday, August 7, 2015

NPO Boot Camp Coming in St. Charles

Fri, Aug. 14, 2015, 7:30 am- 5pm, Lindenwood University  Nonprofit Bootcamp: Is Your Nonprofit F.I.T.?--  interactive workshops, exhibits, speakers, networking. $99 for individuals, $49 for students. Details and Sign-up Here