Nonprofit Workshops

Nonprofit Workshop - Hiring Beyond the Job Description

When: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

This workshop introduces organizational leaders to helpful tips, tools, and techniques for hiring. Devices like smartphones and tablets have changed how jobs are viewed and a strong consistent message is key to success. We will discuss how to make social media your best friend and why traditional job descriptions usually limit the number of qualified people interested in a job. Join us and discover that changing how you hire can change who you hire. Speaker: Tyler Platt, Senior Manager Bluebox Professionals

Nonprofit Workshop - Grantseeking

When: Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 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 - Demographic Resources

When: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Learn where to obtain demographic information from a variety of resources. Workshop designed for those who are new to collecting demographic information.

Nonprofit Workshop - Advance Foundation Directory

When: Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 8:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

The Foundation Directory Online has made several upgrades to their system. Now you can search past grantees, view maps of giving areas, and determine the average grant award. This workshop is for those who have already taken the Grantseeking workshop and are familiar with the standard Foundation Directory Online search techniques.

Nonprofit Workshop - Grantseeking

When: Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 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 - Advance Foundation Directory

When: Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

The Foundation Directory Online has made several upgrades to their system. Now you can search past grantees, view maps of giving areas, and determine the average grant award. This workshop is for those who have already taken the Grantseeking workshop and are familiar with the standard Foundation Directory Online search techniques.

Nonprofit Workshop - Researching Individuals

When: Thursday, April 07, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 12:30 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. Presented by Brinah L. Vincent, MBA, CFRE, Effective Fundraising Management

Nonprofit Workshop - Nonprofits and Public Policy Advocacy

When: Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

This workshop will discuss how 501(c)(3)s can and should advocate for their missions. Learn how IRS rules allow nonprofits to engage in policy advocacy and lobbying. Will include how to start a grass roots campaign, examples, best practices, and resources. Speaker: Barb Van Hoy, Impact Advocacy

Nonprofit Workshop - The Funding Plan

When: Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

This workshop will take participants through the key plan components, offer a suggested planning timeline, and process. Speaker: Kimberley Sherwood, Principal, Third Sector Group.

Nonprofit Workshop - Grantseeking

When: Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 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 - Advance Foundation Directory

When: Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 8:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Computer Lab

The Foundation Directory Online has made several upgrades to their system. Now you can search past grantees, view maps of giving areas, and determine the average grant award. This workshop is for those who have already taken the Grantseeking workshop and are familiar with the standard Foundation Directory Online search techniques.

Nonprofit Workshop - Education and Training Resources

When: Thursday, May 05, 2016 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

New to nonprofits? Not sure what a letter of intent looks like. Join us for a session on resources and training materials, including GrantSpace and Lynda.com.

Nonprofit Workshop - Fundraising 101

When: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

This workshop will analyze fundraising vehicles, such as special events, annual giving, grant writing, major gifts, capital campaigns and planned giving, and discuss the hierarchy of donors and cost of fundraising.

Nonprofit Workshop - Grant Proposal Writing Basics

When: Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 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.

Nonprofit Workshop - Introduction to Project Budgets

When: Thursday, June 09, 2016 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Participants will learn the components of a project budget proposal, how to estimate costs, income projections, and additional requested materials.


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