Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Programming Suggestions?

We've begun planning with our partner organizations for the special events/workshops to be held here during the 2010 year. Feel free to contact me if there's a nonprofit/fundraising topic you'd like to learn more about.

Speaking of learning opportunities, we now have a compilation of local sources of nonprofit and grantwriting training offered by area colleges/universities/nonprofit organizations. Call or e-mail to find out more.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Grantseeking Tips from Yesterday's Workshop

2 tidbits of info from yesterday's "Finding Government Grants for Your Nonprofit" workshop led byDianne Benjamin and Gail Dickson from St. Louis ARCHS here at Central Libraray:
  • Some government grantmakers are using the term "SGA" instead of "RFP." Guess it stands for "Solicitation (of) Grant Applications"?
  • When you're looking for SGAs/RFPS, a workshop participant recommended

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

St. Louis "Will to Give" Registration Opens

Registration is now open to St. Louis Area Nonprofits who wish to participate in the 2009 Will to Give initiative, a community-wide effort to educate donors about the importance of charitable bequest giving. For more information visit or contact Kiesha Davis at or 314.621.6220.

Thursday, September 3, 2009

NSC Fund Development Peer Circle: Sept. 9

The Nonprofit Services Center has created a Fund Development Peer Circle to support nonprofit executive directors and fund development staff new to fundraising. The circle will next meet to talk about Year-End Appeals on Sept. 9, from 9-11 at the NSC Office in downtown St. Louis. Donna McGinnis, MBA, CFRE, is facilitator. The session is free but go to the NSC website on this blog to register.