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Nonprofit Workshops

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Nonprofit Workshop - Grant Proposal Writing Basics

When: Wednesday, August 31, 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. Please register by emailing tsayles@ppld.org

Nonprofit Workshop - Grantseeking

When: Thursday, September 08, 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. Registration is required by emailing attendance request to tsayles@ppld.org

Nonprofit Workshop - Advance Foundation Directory

When: Thursday, September 15, 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. Registration is required by emailed attendance request to tsayles@ppld.org.

Nonprofit Workshop - Using Census Data for Grant Writing

When: Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

This class will train participants on using the most relied-on source for detailed, up-to-date socio-economic statistics. In a live computer lab setting, students will use the American Factfinder (data search tool); conduct searches using the Census 2010 for population numbers/basic characteristics, and American Community Survey for social/economic characteristics such as educational attainment, income, occupation, commuting to work, poverty status, nativity and selected homeowner costs. Special emphasis will be placed on concepts used in grant writing and social impact statements, understanding race/ethnicity terminology and downloading data into usable formats. Presenter: Angeles Ortega, Data Dissemination Specialist, U.S. Census Bureau

Nonprofit Workshop - Grantseeking

When: Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 8:00 AM - 9:30 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. Registration is required by emailing attendance request to tsayles@ppld.org.

Nonprofit Workshop - Grantseeking

When: Thursday, October 13, 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. Registration is required by emailing attendance request to tsayles@ppld.org.

Nonprofit Workshop - Fundraising 101

When: Tuesday, October 18, 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. Speaker: RoMa Johnson, CFRE. Registration is required by emailing attendance request to tsayles@ppld.org

Nonprofit Workshop - Researching Individuals

When: Wednesday, October 26, 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
Registration is required by emailing your attendance request to tsayles@ppld.org

Nonprofit Workshop - Navigating Your Future

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

Does your nonprofit need a roadmap, or a GPS for navigating its future?

Then plan to attend this highly interactive workshop that will provide you with a pragmatic framework to help your organization develop a viable strategic plan. Our aim is not only to help you discover the ultimate benefit of strategic planning: alignment and substantial clarity, but to also help you get out of the land of quick fixes and reactive management/operations and on to a better place characterized by proactive management. Release yourself from scrambling for solutions, moping your frustrated brow, and jumping from problem-to-problem.

Join the ranks of proactive organizations that invest in intelligent strategic planning and see your organization and mission soar! Speaker: Kimberley Sherwood, Principal, Third Sector Group. Registration is required by emailing attendance request to tsayles@ppld.org

Nonprofit Workshop - Grantseeking

When: Thursday, November 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. Registration is required by emailing attendance request to tsayles@ppld.org.

Nonprofit Workshop - Education and Training Resources

When: Tuesday, November 15, 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. Registration is required by emailing attendance request to tsayles@ppld.org.

Nonprofit Workshop - Advance Foundation Directory

When: Thursday, November 17, 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. Registration is required by emailing attendance request to tsayles@ppld.org.