Monday, September 26, 2011

Learn How Diversity Builds Sustainability for Your Nonprofit Oct. 13

Does your nonprofit's leadership need some fresh inspiration? Come to a free workshop: Diversity & Your Nonprofit Board: Who Is Responsible? here at Schlafly Thurs. Oct. 13, 3-4:30. Angela Williams will discuss and answer questions about
  • the difference between board "ownership" and "responsibility" for diversity;
  • how to make the business case for diversity with funders
  • how to use a variety of data resouces to recruit diverse, talented staff and board members.
Thanks to Boardlink StL for cosponsoring this presentation. Call or contact me with questions or to sign up.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

NPML to Offer Daylong IRS Workshop for Small and Medium 501(C)3s

Learn about important tax regulations from IRS representatives and Missouri Asst. Attorney General Bob Carlson on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at the J.C. Penney Conference Center at UMSL. If you sign up before Oct. 1, the whole day including lunch costs $40. For details and to register, visit

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Learn how Employment Law Affects Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit staff and board members are invited to come hear and question experienced employment attorneys who will discuss important issues facing nonprofits August 15 3-4:30 pm here at Schlafly. The free session, cosponsored by Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, will cover such topics as

  • the differences between employees and independent contractors and why it matters;

  • preventing liability for hiring and termination decisions; and

  • best practices with volunteers to protect against liability

Just call or email to register so we can prepare enough materials.

Saturday, September 3, 2011

Summer 2011 Odds 'N Ends

  • Thanks to local fundraising author Carol Weismann who responded to our request for a copy of her hard-to-find Secrets of Successful Retreats by supplying us with additional copies of her Raising Charitable Children and Transforming Ordinary People into Fundraising Superheroes as well.

  • Check out this year's new educational and financial support and opportunities for nonprofits available from the Skandalaris Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at Wash U and Youthbridge Community Foundation at at

  • Labor Day last-minute alert: The St. Louis chapter of the American Association of Grant Prfessionals Sept. 6 meeting on How to Make an Ask Compelling on Both Emotional and Rational Levels, led by Melinda McAliney of Lutheran Foundation and Maryanne Dersch of 501 Creative Sept. 6 carry-in lunch, $15 for nonmembers at Central Reform Congregation, Call 618-493-9423 to make a reservation