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Monthly Archives: September 2017

September Nonprofit Resources

Upcoming grant deadlines, professional development and other opportunities for nonprofits in  Southwest Colorado.

 

Registration for 3-Part Board Training Series Open

Registration has opened for an intensive three-part training series on nonprofit board best practices. This series is designed for board members of nonprofit organizations in Southwest Colorado. The trainings are scheduled for October 10, October 24 and November 7 from 4-6pm.
Registration for the full series is $60. Information about each training is detailed below. Register here.

The three trainings will be facilitated by Illene Roggensack, President of Third Sector Innovations in Grand Junction. Roggensack has been involved in organization development as a business owner, nonprofit executive director, board member, volunteer and consultant for 25 years. She provided a board training series in Durango during the autumn of 2016 and presented as the keynote at Essentials for Thriving Nonprofits, a workshop for regional nonprofit professionals, in April 2016.

The Board Training series has been planned by the Southwest Rural Philanthropy Days (SW RPD) Interim Committee, a joint effort of local nonprofit leadership focused on continuing professional development to build a stronger nonprofit community.


Session 1:

It’s a Great Job and Somebody’s Gotta Do It: The Role, Responsibilities and Rigors of Serving on Nonprofit Boards

Tuesday, October 10 – 4-6pm | First National Bank of Durango, Community Room

Subjects to be covered:
• Why serve on a nonprofit board?
• Individual and collective board member roles and responsibilities
• Committee work
• Outreach work
• Expectations and accountability


Session 2:

Bold Boards, Big Impact: Building a Nonprofit Board with the Right People and Right Relationships

Tuesday, October 24 – 4-6pm | First National Bank of Durango, Community Room

Subjects to be covered:
• Board make-up
• Potential member identification and recruitment
• Onboarding and orientation
• Ongoing training and retention; retreats
• Relationships (internal to board, board with staff, board with community)


Session 3:

Paying Attention to the Right Things: Assurance that the Nonprofit Board is On Point

Tuesday, November 7 – 4-6pm | First National Bank of Durango, Community Room

Subjects to be covered:
• Board self-evaluation
• Organizational success metrics and indicators
• Productive meetings and quality decision making
• Meaningful data (and its analysis) for use by the board
• Organization and succession planning
• Board needs at various stages of organization life cycle

 

 

September 12 – ColoradoGives Lunch & Learn

Retention Fundraising: Strategies for Keeping Your Colorado Gives Day Donors

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 | 11:45am – 1:00pm | Community Room, First National Bank of Durango

Ever wonder how your organization can stand out, acquire new donors and keep them?  In this ColoradoGives webinar, author and retention expert Roger Craver will help you turn your leaking bucket of donors into a watertight container of engaged lifetime donors. Join the Community Foundation in the First National Bank Community Room to view and discuss.

Lunch & Learns are scheduled for the second Tuesday of each month in the First National Bank of Durango Community Room.  Lunch & Learns focus on education and resources regarding ColoradoGives, as well as provide local nonprofits the opportunity to connect.

Click here for more information on ColoradoGives, the Community Foundation’s role as a regional champion, and how to begin the process of participating.

 

 

 

 

September 21 – Community Taste

Come out and enjoy the Community Foundation’s eighth annual Community Taste dinner.  Guests will dine on signature dishes prepared and contributed by local chefs and area food purveyors.  Complimentary beer and wine will be provided by local liquor stores and microbreweries.  Dancing with Tim Sullivan and the Narrow Gauge Band will follow dinner.

Thursday, September 21 | Ridgewood Event Center at Blue Lake  Ranch | 5:30 – 8:30 pm

Tickets are $75 per person.




News

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Events

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