The Grants and Foundation Center wrapped up its 2017 programming with Kent Hornberger's "After the Grant" program where participants learned how to articulate their nonprofit's goals and objectives, and how to measure and demonstrate success to funders.
We will be posting soon about our 1st quarter 2018 programs (including the "back by popular demand" repeat session of "Grant Writing 101"), but in the meantime, here are some upcoming local training opportunities (visit each organization’s website for more information, including registration and pricing info), along with repeat information about programs accessible virtually via slpl.org (with your library card):
Grants & Nonprofit Programming Around Town (updated Dec. 28, 2017)
Community Service Public Relations Council:
o Achieving the CityArchRiver Vision (Jan. 9)
o FREE Panel Discussion: Aligning our Work with Action: Communicating During Times of Unrest and Uncertainty (Jan. 18)
Grant Professionals Association - St. Louis Regional Chapter:
o Cheap Tools No Grant Writer Should Live Without (Jan. 9)
o What Are You Trying to Say? (Feb. 6)
o YOP/NAP Tax Credits Presentation (Mar. 6)
Network for Strong Communities:
o Can You Hear Me? The Essence of Active Listening (Jan. 16)
o Basics of Grant Research (Jan. 25)
UMSL Nonprofit Management and Leadership Program:
o How to Develop and Sustain an Effective, Engaged, Nonprofit Board (Jan 18)
o Issues of Confidentiality and Ethics to Consider in Nonprofit Organizations (Jan. 25)
Programs Available Virtually via slpl.org
St. Louis Public Library offers a lot of online learning for free with your SLPL card including instructor-led courses through Gale Courses and video courses from lynda.com.
To access, go to SLPL’s Online Resources - go to "G" for "Gale", click on link & type in "nonprofit" & you will see a number of courses (available for free with your SLPL card) including "Get Grants!", "A to Z Grant Writing" and "Writing Effective Grant Proposals". If you go to “L” & scroll down to lynda.com, you can find offerings such as “Social Media for Nonprofits” and “Nonprofit Management Foundations,” or brush up on your Excel, Powerpoint, or Prezi skills.