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Professional Development
  • Skill Building Circle for Marketing Development April 25, 2014 Nonprofit staff, committee members, and volunteers who are engaged in nonprofit marketing are invited to attend this circle that meets every other month. Circles are designed to foster sharing, connecting and coaching among participants.
  • Creating a Free Web Site or Blog with Weebly April 30, 2014 This handy tool gives students access to a free online website creator using a simple widget-based site builder with drag-and-drop elements.
  • Executive Leadership Transition May 6, 2014 Everyone knows it’s coming, but being prepared for leadership transition in your organization can mean the difference between struggling and thriving. In this class nonprofits will learn the basic steps to be prepared for this kind of change and the different roles played by staff and board members.
  • Skill Building Circle for Fund Development May 30, 2014
  • Skill Building Circle for Program Evaluation June 27, 2014 Nonprofit staff, committee members, and volunteers whose work involves program evaluation are invited to attend this circle Circles are designed to foster sharing, connecting and coaching among participants.
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Legislative Breakfast Panel

Panelists at the 7th Annual Legislative Breakfast.

Scholarship Opportunities to Attend the 2014 Independent Sector National Conference

Published April 24, 2014

November 16-18 Seattle Washington

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Empty Bowls' 19th Annual Luncheon May 2

Published April 23, 2014

Springfield Middle School Library

Empty Bowls' 19th Annual Luncheon to be held at the Springfield Middle School Library, on Friday, May 2, 2014 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Select from several student made bowls and eat a simple lunch for $5 donation. All proceeds benefit the Food Bank of South Central Michigan. Contact Jan Cramer at 965-9790 ext. 2458 or jcramer@battle-creek.k12.mi.us to RSVP today.  Read more

Scholarships Available for Emerging Nonprofit Leaders

Published April 21, 2014

BoardSource is awarding scholarships to its annual conference!

Yes, that’s right. BoardSource is excited to announce that it is accepting applications for the 2014 Judith O’Connor Memorial Fund Scholarships for Emerging Nonprofit Leaders. The scholarships enable emerging nonprofit leaders to participate in the 2014 BoardSource Leadership Forum, the nation’s premier nonprofit governance conference.   Scholarship recipients receive free registration and lodging at the conference, which will be held October 9 & 10 ... Read more

Fundraising Opportunity!

Published April 17, 2014

Ka-Boomer's 1/2 Price Fireworks Outlet

Search of:  Organization to operate a fireworks stand for fund-raising, potential profit averages $5,000 to $10,000. Time: Sales are from June 25th through and including July 4th For Additional information, please contact: Dan Bunjer @402-443-4593 or Email: contact@kaboomersfireworks.net Read more

Calling all Nonprofit Organizations....

Published April 3, 2014

Are you a new user of Salesforce? Have you been using Salesforce for a few years now? Do you want to learn more about Salesforce? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then come to our first face to face Salesforce User Group meeting.

Keynote Speaker Caroline Renard, a Salesforce MVP, will be our speaker for the morning. She will also stay for the afternoon as a resource. Her bio: Caroline Renard is a Technology Interpreter, using her wide experience of producing theatre to empower arts groups to use technology more effectively in building relationships with their audiences. She has recently worked on Salesforce implementation projects for Seattle Theatre Group, Chamber Music Northwest, Northwest Museum of Art, Bellevu... Read more

Here’s a great resource for area nonprofits!

Published March 17, 2014

Looking for assistance on grant writing, board development or volunteer organization?

Be sure to check out the Chronicle of Philanthropy. Published by The Chronicle of Philanthropy, the publication is recognized nationally as one of the most credible sources for news and information on the nonprofit sector. Its website is a great online resource for any size nonprofit seeking tips and ideas to help its organization become more efficient and effective in meeting its goals. The site offers timely news and information on fundraising, giving, managing nonprofits, factual d... Read more

Community Prayer Breakfast with Donna Richardson May 6, 2014

Published March 13, 2014

All Things Are Possible

Renowned international lifestyle and fitness expert whose purpose and passion is to educate, empower and energize people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives.  Bestselling author of Witness to Fitness and "Body Gospel" video series. Serving a 2nd term on the President's Council on Fitness, Sport and Nutrition and an ambassador for the First Lady's "Let's Move Initiative."  When: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 Time: 7:25 a.m. Place: Kellogg Arena, Battle Creek ... Read more