Saturday, November 21, 2009

Coming Here in 2010

The G&FC special events focus for the first part of 2010 is on helping nonprofits learn more about working together to adapt to the changing world of philanthropic economics. For details about all the events listed on our blog calendar (scroll down, right), call or e-mail us.

Thanks also to the specific speakers who have agreed to present: These include Les Johnson and Gail Dickson from ARCHS; Marilyn Sheperd, Fontbonne VP of Institutional Advancement, for AFP; Sue Greenberg from VLAA, and Dan Sise from NPML.

Many thanks to the partner organizations for making these substantive sessions available to you at no charge. For more information about these acronymed organizations, click on their website links at right.

Grantsmanship Training Available Jan. 4-8

The Salvation Army in St. Louis will once again be the site for The Grantsmanship Center's week-long course in the complete grant development process - tuition$895. (We hosted this excellent program at the library in 2004.) For more information or to register, go to or call 1-800-421-9512.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Fall Learning Opportunities Coming SOON

Business Edge Workshop for Individual Artists: "Octopus Online Marketing," Nov. 16, 7-9:30 pm $10 in advance, $15 at the door, from Volunteer Lawyers & Accountants for the Arts, call 314.863-6930 to register.

How Nonprofit Arts Can Survive in Tough Economic Times, Nov. 17, Sheldon Concert Hall, Michael M. Kaiser speaker, free, Missouri Arts Council event, Register in advance:

Meet the Donor Afterschool Programs, Nov. 19, , 8:30 - 10, $30, contact for more information or to register.

Improving an Organization's Bench Strength: Creating a Culture of Leadership Enhancement, Dec. 2, 3-6 pm, NPML at UMSL, instructor: Richard I. Goldbaum, call 314-516-6713 to enroll or for more information.