As usual, there is a lot of good information out there in the St. Louis nonprofit community. Here are some local workshops, conferences, and training opportunities over the next few months (& of course some related #book recommendations from St. Louis Public Library). Revisit these organization's sites &/or watch this space for future offerings, and please let me know of other organizations whose information I should share - reach me (Lisa Thorp, SLPL Grants & Foundations Librarian) at firstname.lastname@example.org; you can also follow the GFC on twitter: @SLPLgfc.
- May 23, 2017 – Making the Ask
- May 30, 2017 – Staff Selection, Professional Development, and Collaborative Leadership: The Foundation of Team Building
- July 10, 2017 – Improving Your Supervisory IQ: From Selection to Evaluation
Basic Financial Oversight and Management for Nonprofit Organizations
Thursday, May 18, 1-5 p.m., in # 92 J.C. Penney Conference Center
Dan Sise, Mary Kay Lofgren, & Rebecca Knezevich
Applying Emotional Intelligence in Nonprofit Organizations
Friday, June 16, 2017, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in #92 JC Penney Conference Center (on the UMSL north campus)
Volunteers, Interns, and Employment Law Issues: What Nonprofits Need to Know
Thursday, July 20, 2017, 3-5 p.m., #202 J.C. Penney Conference Center (on the UMSL north campus)
Marcia L. McCormick
What Nonprofits Need to Know About Personnel and Schedule-Related Policies
Thursday, August 3, 2017, 3-5 p.m. in # 202 JC Penney Conference Center (on the UMSL north campus)
Kate Nash & Mollie Mohan
- A "Meet the Donor" Program for Nonprofits
Thursday, May 18, 2017, 8:30-10:30 at Missouri History Museum (Des Lee Auditorium)
Hear from a panel of local funders, including Anheuser-Busch (AB InBev), Dana Brown Charitable Trust, Deaconess Foundation, and St. Louis County Children's Service Fund, and learn about panelists' current funding models and updates they have made to their funding strategies in order to support increased impact in our community. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and share insights.
Grant Professionals Association - St. Louis Regional Chapter Conference (Registration deadline: June 1; to learn more about the conference and/or to register, click here or contact mailto:email@example.com with any questions)
June 6, 2016, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The conference will include:
- 2 morning sessions - choose from:
- Evidence-Based Program Design - presented by Cheryl Kester, CFRE, Principal The Kester Group OR
Basic Evaluation Strategies - presented by Karen Cassidy, GPC, Principal Government Grant Pros, LLC.
- 2 afternoon sessions - choose from
- Putting the Logic in Your Logic Model - presented by Holly Staley, Systems Manager-Grants for SSM Health Care and Elizabeth Roscano, Director - Senior Services for Mission St. Louis OR
Advanced Evaluation Strategies - Strategies that are often required by federal funders, plus how program evaluation leads to the development of evidence-based and best practices.
Panel presentation by:
Matt Feldman, Goshen Education Consulting, Inc.
Emily Uzzle, United Way of Greater St. Louis, Inc.
Jeri Levesque, Center of Effort
Kate Diouf, Gateway Region YMCA
Other Upcoming GPA Events
- September 12 - Facebook for Fund-Raising and Marketing
- October 3 - Theory of Change and Logic Models
- November 7 - Be the Reviewer
- November 8-11 - National GPA Conference in San Diego