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Nonprofit Workshops

Nonprofit Workshop - Special Events Planning

When: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

What's so special about Special Events? Should they be fundraisers or friend-raisers? Star-studded or grass roots? Build a strategy to successfully manage your events for maximum impact and returns. RoMa Johnson, CFRE has created dozens of successful events and will share her best tips with you.

Nonprofit Workshop - Nonprofits and Public Policy Advocacy

When: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

This workshop will discuss how 501(c) 3s can and should advocate for their missions. Learn how IRS rules allow nonprofits to engage in policy advocacy and lobbying, with examples, best practices, and where to find free resources. Speaker: Barb Van Hoy, Impact Advocacy

Nonprofit Workshop - Grantseeking

When: Wednesday, October 07, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Learn how to identify foundation and corporate giving programs using free online databases accessible through the Pikes Peak Library District. Successfully search the Foundation Directory Online, the Colorado Grants Guide, and other online databases.

Nonprofit Workshop - Researching Individuals

When: Thursday, October 08, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Setting Strategies for Major Gift Prospects: Learn the role individual donors play in your fundraising strategy, methods for identifying major gift donors, and the research tools for effective cultivation and solicitation strategies. Speaker: Brinah L. Vincent, MBA, CFRE, Effective Fundraising Management.

Nonprofit Workshop - Art of the Ask

When: Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Join us for this interactive and engaging presentation that will help demystify the nuance of asking for money face-to-face. Speaker: Kimberley Sherwood, Principal, Third Sector Group.

Nonprofit Workshop - Grantseeking

When: Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Learn how to identify foundation and corporate giving programs using free online databases accessible through the Pikes Peak Library District. Successfully search the Foundation Directory Online, the Colorado Grants Guide, and other online databases.

Nonprofit Workshop - Grantseeking

When: Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

Learn how to identify foundation and corporate giving programs using free online databases accessible through the Pikes Peak Library District. Successfully search the Foundation Directory Online, the Colorado Grants Guide, and other online databases.

Nonprofit Workshop - Grant Proposal Writing Basics

When: Wednesday, December 09, 2015 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Participants will learn about the process of grant writing and elements of a proposal, with tips from foundations. Workshop geared to novice grant writers.


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