Friday, April 27, 2012

Many May Continuing Ed Events

Tues. May 1
Setting Up Social Media Programs-- Hands On, 9-12, $45, NSC,
3 New (Funder) CEO's Share Their Views, 11:30 -1:30, $15, GPA, 314-740-5284
What's Really Growing in Community Gardens?, 3-4:30, free, UMSL's Community Partnership Project,
Mon. May 7
Storytelling with Data to Enhance Communication between Grantmakers and Nonprofits, 8:30 - 11, $35,
Weds. May 9
Communications Planning, 9-12, $30, Arts Leadership & Management Academy, 
Thurs. May 10
CFRE:What Does This Mean? panel discussion & lunch, 11:45, $30, ALDE Great Rivers Chapter annual meeting, by May 8.
Tues. May 15
Plugged In SPECTRUM 2012 conference, 7:30 - 5,  $125, Dr. Robert Archibald keynote,
Registration deadline to avoid a late fee for NpML's June 4-8 Fundraising Institute, all 8 sessions, $400, See this year's schedule at
Thurs. May 24
Understanding the Ministerial Exception and Its Impact on Religious Organizations, 2:30 - 5, $20, NpML,

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Tips from Last Week's Programs Here

From Volunteer Management Basics (4/1): Find the current value of volunteer service per hour in your state at

From The New Face of Nonprofit Evaluation (4/19): To see various methods and measurements currently being used around the country, go to   

MANY THANKS to Rick Skinner from United Way of Greater St. Louis and BoardLinkStl and to ARCHS CEO Wendell Kimbrough, Jan Ashbrook--Sr. Project Director with the St. Louis Mental Health Board-  and Wyman Center CEO Dave Hilliard for sharing their organizations' experiences and requirements for quantifying the actual outcomes and impact of their work.

Friday, April 13, 2012

Regional Nonprofit Cont. Ed. Opportunities

April 19, 2012 -
  • YNPN brownbag lunch session on Nonprofit Finance, 11:30 am, Central Reform Congregation, $5 for nonmembers,
  • NPML Serving Alcohol at Nonprofit Events: Things to Consider, 3-5 pm UMSL, $40, 
April 26, 2012 -- AFP extended sessions with Planned Giving expert Michael J. Rosen, 11:30 - #:30, Norwood Country Club, $110 (includes book),

April 27, 2012 -- NPML's Service Deserts & Nonprofits (Using GIS technology to drive change in the availability of human services in underserved communities) 1:30-3 pm, UMSL, FREE, RSVP: 314-516-6713.

April 30, 2012 --Final day to participate in 2012 Nonprofit Salary Survey offered through Nonprofit Missouri.  If 100 or more Missouri nonprofits participate, a Missouri-specific compensation report will be generated. The final report will be available free to Nonprofit Missouri members who participate. Find out more at

Monday, April 9, 2012

April 2012 GFC Special Events Week

  • G&FC 30-minute Show & Tell, 7:15 pm, Tues. April 17: Stop by to see what we've got that might be useful to you.
  • Volunteer Management Basics, 3-:4:30, Weds. April 18: Come get tips, resources and answers to your questions from Rick Skinner, vp of the Volunteer Center at United Way.
  • The New Face of Nonprofit Evaluation, 3-5 pm, Thurs. April 19:  Learn from ARCHS partnerships experts how to measure both outcomes and outputs and find out who should be doing what and why for project and organizational evaluations. 

Monday, April 2, 2012

Scenes from Thinking About Starting... Part 4

Class leader Sue Greenberg from VLAA, Linda Aitch from NSC, Steve Brawley from ARCHS and Lindsey Linzer from Gateway Center for Giving talked about intermediaries and the regional nonprofit world. Thanks to photographer Justin Gibson of ARCHS.