Third Party Programs for Nonprofits

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In addition to the great, FREE programs that are offered here at Central (check back here for updates), there are several other local organizations offering interesting, useful, and reasonably priced programs for nonprofit folks. Here are a few from GPA, NSC & UMSL's NPML program that are coming up in January 2017 (& at the bottom […]

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Happy holidays – see you in 2017!

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There will be NO "Get to Know the Grants & Foundation Center" this month - this event, which we normally hold on the 4th Monday of each month, falls on December 26 when St. Louis Public Library is closed in observance of Christmas. Our next GFC "open house" will be held at noon on January 23, […]

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Capital Campaigns (Part 2): Hallmarks of a Successful Campaign

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We had a great crowd and a lively discussion for Dan Reynold's December 6th presentation regarding the importance of pre-campaign feasibility studies for your nonprofit to have a successful capital campaign. If you weren't able to make it and would like a copy of the PowerPoint, please email Lisa Thorp (lthorp@slpl.org). Whether or not you […]

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Capital Campaigns – Before, During, & After

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In this two-part program, Dan Reynolds, who is a Managing Partner of Holmes, Radford & Avalon, Inc., a St. Louis-based campaign consulting firm, will discuss the elements and factors that define campaign success. In the first session (4-5:30 on Tuesday December 6), you will learn about the purpose and benefits of conducting a feasibility study […]

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Upcoming GFC Classes

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Training available this month and next at Central Library. All courses are FREE and will be held in the Training Room on the second floor of Central Library (1301 Olive). Registration is recommended, but not required. Hope to see you! Wednesday November 16, 2016, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Introduction to Grant Research: In this workshop, the Grants & […]

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Busy busy busy!

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October was quite the month for St. Louis Public Library's Grants & Foundation Center & its librarian, who kept busy this month by: Attending the Foundation Center's "All Together Now" conference for Funding Information Network supervisors in New York City - learning additional tricks and tools for our grantseeking patrons, including more about the huge […]

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New on our shelves!

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Effective Fundraising for Nonprofits - Real World Strategies that Work (5th Edition) has just arrived and is waiting to be checked out - maybe by you? Come visit the Grants & Foundation Center in (beautiful) Central Library and see what books and other resources are available to help your nonprofit move forward. We are having our fourth Monday "Get […]

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What’s the Big Idea?

The St. Louis Public Library Grants & Foundation Center will be exhibiting (and mixing and mingling and pitching our great resources) at the Association of Fundraising Professionals St. Louis Chapter's Gateway Conference for Philanthropy at the end of the month - we look forward to discussing big ideas and ways to help St. Louis nonprofit […]

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