Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Help Students Find Collge $$$

If your nonprofit works with people who want to know how to find financial support for starting or re-entering college, we're especially inviting you and your mentoree to:

Finding College Funds  
Sat. Oct. 29 10 am – 12
Schlafly auditorium

Come find out how to get the student financial aid you need to continue, or resume, your education after high school.  This presentation by the St. Louis Public Library and the TRIO Educational Opportunity Centers can help you --
  • Prepare your best plan and profile for applying for funds
  • Learn about federal and state grants and loan programs
  • Understand the all-important FASFA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form
  • Find out what financial help is available to you from the school you've chosen
  • Search for additional national and local private grants and scholarships
This event is free but preregistration is required so we have enough materials ready. E-mail me, call 314-539-0357 or stop by the Schlafly branch to sign up.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Learn How to Prove Your Collective Impact

In today's competitive nonprofit world, funders are demanding proof of measurable “Collective Impact” before they invest in an organization's efforts to improve the community. In this
• About Collective Impact initiatives taking place in the region.
• How to prove your organization’s value and impact through tracking, measuring, evaluating,
and reporting organizational outcomes.
• What approaches are working (or not working) in the St. Louis area.
During FY11 the human services nonprofit intermediary ARCHS had a combined regional economic impact of $47.4 million thanks to successful collaborations and an emphasis on outcome-driven results. Come, learn from their experience.
FREE workshop, representatives from ARCHS and its partners help you learn:Contact me to register or for more details.
Sponsored by the St. Louis Public Library’s Grants & Foundation Center and ARCHS (Area Resources for Human Services.

Answering the Call for Collective Impacts
November 9 - Schlafly Branch Library 3-4:30 p.m.