Wednesday, November 2, 2011

2011 Fall St. Louis Nonprofit Events

  • Art Holiday emcees Matching Dreams with Promise, AFP St. Louis' National Philanthropy Day luncheon honoring local philanthropists and fundraisers Nov. 15 at America's Center. Cost: $55 per person.  Click on the AFP link at right or call 314/416-2238 for more information. Use the same site to ask about the AFP St. Louis Chapter Fellows Program. Through this program, the chapter offers fundraisers a complimentary 2-year AFP membership, a scholarship to one Fundraising Fundamentals Series per year, 10 complimentary chapter luncheon programs per year and the opportunity for a mentor. Apply before Nov. 9.
  • Arts nonprofits seeking help with the Missouri Arts Council application for funding for an upcoming arts event, might want to register for a free workshop Nov. 15, from 10-noon, at St. Louis County Library HQ. Go to
  • NPML is offering a noncredit class on Program Planning & Evaluation from 2-5 pm on Thursdays Dec. 1 & 15, at the UMSL campus for $40. go to to find out more.
  • If you missed earlier information sessions on the Missouri Common Grant Application, NSC is offering a free "How-to-Workshop" for nonprofits on Dec. 7, 9 -10:30 am at NSC headquarters. Register through the NSC website link at right.
  • All organizations interested in Neighborhood Development might watch to attend the Community Partnership Project free Brown Bag Series focusing on What's Working in St. Louis Neighborhoods. The Dec. 7 panel will focus on Retail development.  For more about the series go to  To view a new report on "Creating Whole Communities: Enhancing the Capacity of Coimmunity Development Nonprofits in the St. Louis Region," go to
  • For anyone interested in the future of  St. Louis education, the Gateway Center for Giving is partnering with the Teacher Salafy Project and Microsoft Partners in Learning to present a free screening of the documentary American Teacher at the Missouri History Museum Dec. 14 at 2:30 pm.  A panel discussion will be held after the screening. Go to to register.