Busy busy busy!

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Fangirl librarian with Vu Le

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 amount of information, including training, available via their GrantSpace website.
  • Touting the GFC's nonprofit resources at the Network for Strong Community's #NSCMomentum2016 conference which featured an inspirational (& hilarious) keynote speech by Vu Le of Nonprofit with Balls fame and workshops on collaboration, social impact investing, racial equity, advocacy 101 & much, much more!
  • Presenting "Introduction to Grants Research" to nonprofits located in the St. Louis Promise Zone at the Capacity Builders Conference at Florissant Valley Community College - & will be presenting it again at St. Louis Public Library November 16, 2016 at 4:30 - click here to sign up.
  •  Repping St. Louis Public Library at the SLACO Neighborhoods Conference at Harris Stowe State University - met lots of people with a lot of energy to make positive changes in St. Louis.

We have also had a lot of traffic at the Grants & Foundation Center, & hosted an interesting class on capacity-building through partnerships with universities - click here for a list of the Library's resources (in our NEW catalog!) on the topic of building capacity for your nonprofit organization.

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Full house at the GFC!

Come by, email, call and/or keep an eye on the blog to see what's coming up at the GFC.

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