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Nonprofit Workshops

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Nonprofit Workshop - Who, Where, Why? Discussion

When: Tuesday, August 09, 2016 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Aspen Room

New to the nonprofit world? Have questions but are not sure who to ask? Looking for resources, training, consulting, etc. and not sure where to find it? Wondering why your colleagues do not understand what you do? Kimberley Sherwood, Principal, Third Sector Group, will lead a discussion that includes Shannon Rauen, Membership and Capacity Builder, Center for Nonprofit Excellence, Gina Taranto, President, Association of Fundraising Professionals Southern Colorado, and Tammy Sayles, El Pomar Nonprofit Resource Center Librarian with Pikes Peak Library District. We want to hear from you. Bring your questions and information needs for an open discussion. Please register by emailing attendance request to tsayles@ppld.org

Nonprofit Workshop - Grantseeking

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

Learn how to identify foundation and corporation giving programs using online databases accessible through Pikes Peak Library District. Successfully search the Foundation Directory Online and the Colorado Grants Guide. Please register by emailing tsayles@ppld.org.

Nonprofit Workshop - Advance Foundation Directory

When: Thursday, August 18, 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. Please register by emailing tsayles@ppld.org

Nonprofit Workshop - Be for Impact

When: Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

For Impact | The Suddes Group has helped thousands of organizations raise over $2B in the last 33+ years. Be For Impact is our philosophy and part of our point of view for how organizations can best achieve their impact in the world. This foundational session will help organizations learn how to articulate their impact, add tools around mindset, and just ask for help. Presented by Mike Gemm, Coach, Coach with For Impact | The Suddes Group. Please register by emailing tsayles@ppld.org

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 - Strategy

When: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Penrose Library - 20 North Cascade at Penrose Carnegie Reading Room

Speaker: Kimberley Sherwood, Principal, Third Sector Group. 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