Saturday, August 29, 2009

Statewide Assn. of Nonprofits?

Missouri Nonprofit Leaders: Learn more about state associations of nonprofits and the possibilities for Missouri at a special session Monday morning Oct. 12 at the Wells Fargo Learning Center in St. Louis. Attendance is limited to 100 people, so rsvp (asap) to

Friday, August 21, 2009

Techie Help Opportunity

Idealist is partnering with Mozilla (the organization behind the
Firefox browser) on their first annual Mozilla Service Week which will
match thousands of "techie" volunteers around the world with
nonprofits in need of help with IT, web design, programming blogging, and more. Mozilla Service Week will take place Sept. 14-21, 2009. If you are comfortable with technology and would like to help out, or if your organization could use some help, go to:

Monday, August 17, 2009

St. Louis YNPN Plans Speed Networking Event

The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network St. Louis chapter is planning a Speed Networking event @ Amigos in Kirkwood on Aug. 20 from 5:30 - 8. For more information on this and other chapter activities, contact or YNPN on Facebook.

Saturday, August 15, 2009

New Books Available for Check-Out

  1. Philanthropy in a Flat World by Jon Duschinsky
  2. Fundraising Consultants: a Guide for Nonprofit Organizations by Eugene A. Scanlan
  3. Grant Writing: a Complete Resource for Proposal Writers by Judy Tremore & Nancy Burke Smith
  4. Billions of Drops in Millions of Buckets: Why Philanthropy Doesn't Advance Social Progress by Steven H. Goldberg
  5. Benchmarking in the Public and Nonprofit Sectors: Best Practices for Achieving Performance Breakthrough, 2nd ed, by Patricia Keehley and Neil Abercrombie
  6. Complete Guide to Fundraising Management, 3rd ed.
  7. Missionizing Your Special Events by Terry Axelrod

Watch for more description in the September G&FC News e-mail or read a copy now and let us know if it's helpful--or not-- by posting a comment on this blog. Go to> "Library" -->"catalog" to request one of these titles.