Saturday, June 25, 2011

St. Louis AFP Offers 3-Part Fundraising Series

  • July 20 Working with a Development Committee

  • July 27 Nonprofit Storytelling

  • Aug. 3 Healthy Fundraising Habits

Time: 8:30 - 11:30 am. Location: 12120 Bridgeton Square. Cost to nonmembers: $55 per session, $140 for all 3 (scholarships available until July 13). Call 314-416-2238 for more information.

Also, as mentioned in an earlier post, AFP is offering an intensive CFRE Review Course
(for professional fundraisers at the 5-year level) Aug. 23-24 ( 8am- 5 pm) at St. John 's Mercy Medical Center. Cost to non-members is $490 and 2 partial scholarships are available.

Ronald McDonald House Charities Offers Grants to St. Louis Nonprofits

July 13 and Sept. 14, 2011, are the deadlines for regional 501(C)3 nonprofits to submit grant proposals to RMHC for up to $10,000 to directly benefit area children. Only on-line applications will be accepted. Go to --> "What We Do" -->"grants" to find out more.

Friday, June 17, 2011

July 14 - Financial Basics for St. Louis area Nonprofit Boards and Staff

Want a better understanding of financial statements, budgets, cash-flow practices? Mary Kay Lofgren and Debra Leible, managing CPAs in the Nonprofit Division at RubinBrown LLP, will once again explain the basics and answer your questions at our July 14 Financial Basics for Nonprofits Workshop here at Schlafly (3-5 pm). Contact me to preregister (so we'll have enough materials) or if you have questions. Thanks to NPML for co sponsoring this free presentation.

Monday, June 6, 2011

What to Do When You Get the Grant

June 15 from 3-4:30 pm here at Schlafly, NPML's Dan Sise will go over Grant Management Basics --- common issues encountered by nonprofits once they receive a grant:

  • the grant agreement as contract

  • disbursement processes

  • reporting requirements

  • managing deadlines

Contact me to sign up for this free program cosponsored by the Nonprofit Management & Leadership Program.