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August 2017
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Board Chair Roundtable: Strategic Planning
August 1, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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The accountable Board’s responsibility extends beyond participating in regular strategic planning for their organization and includes monitoring the timely implementation of the plan and making any amendments necessary to achieve success or adapt to changing circumstances.  Is your strategic plan sitting on a shelf collecting dust or is it a living, breathing and vibrant guide…

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Workshop: The Power of Storytelling
August 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Stories have incredible power to take us on a transformative journey; to change hearts and minds, and inspire us to speak out and take action for a better community and world. How we “perform” the story is just as important, as the words themselves.  David Fraccaro, Executive Director of FaithAction International House, will share best…

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Grant Research for Nonprofits
August 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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Whether you’re working in the nonprofit world now, or just thinking about starting a new organization, the library can help you find the grant-makers most likely to support your organization’s programs. Foundation Directory Online is the nation’s leading searchable database of philanthropic giving, offering detailed profiles of 140,000 grant-makers, and records of 6 million recent…

September 2017
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Workshop: What Can the Volunteer Center Do For You?
September 6, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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What can The Volunteer Center do for you? The 3 R’s: Recruitment, Retention and Recognition of Volunteers Recruitment: Placing the right people in the right roles at the right time Retention: The art of keeping them coming back Recognition: How and why to say Thank You MUST BE A MEMBER OF THE CONSORTIUM OR VOLUNTEER…

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Navigating a Changing Landscape:  A Conversation with Foundations 
September 27, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

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Join us on September 27th for a conversation with leaders from local Foundations and funders about what changes that have happened in the world of philanthropy in recent years. Our conversation will focus especially on what the future of nonprofit funding and organization structure here in Guilford County.  We will also be joined by two…

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Nonprofit Formation Information Session
September 27, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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Are you thinking about starting a new nonprofit organization? Clear the start-up hurdles and get your organization running smoothly! Come to this free presentation at the High Point Public Library and learn about: • The role of nonprofit organizations in modern society • Formulating a vision/mission statement • Nonprofit organizations and the IRS • The…

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Executive Director Roundtable: Sustainability Through Diverse Fundraising
September 28, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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SIX SKILLS OF A GREAT NONPROFIT EXECUTIVE What are 6 skills you can develop that will take your organization (and your career) to the next level? Join your fellow Executive Directors for a panel discussion and roundtable September 28th from 11:30am-1:00 pm Music Academy of North Carolina 1327 Beaman Place, Greensboro   Topic: Many Eggs, Many…

October 2017
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Board Chair Roundtable: Budgeting, Fundraising Benchmarks and Strategies
October 3, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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Without a strong fundraising culture, nonprofits often lurch from one financial crisis to another.* What’s the fundraising culture in your organization?  How did it evolve and how is it sustained?  Recession, local and federal elections or changing priorities for foundations can turn fundraising expectations upside down overnight.  Suddenly, doing what you’ve always done, isn’t working. …

Grant Writing Workshop
October 20, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

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Back by popular demand, Dr. Pamela Palmer of High Point University will present Grant Writing for Nonprofits. Learn the basics of crafting a grant proposal.  Participants will develop skills on how to write a convincing grant proposal, develop goals and action steps, create a line-item budget, determine outcomes and develop a presentation for a grant.…

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Nonprofit Fundraising: Moving Beyond Grants
October 23, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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Did you know that in 2016, individuals donated 72% of the $390 billion contributed in the United States? How can your nonprofit organization improve its efforts to secure gifts from individuals? Come to this free presentation at the High Point Public Library and learn strategies for successful non-grant fundraising, find out what potential donors want,…

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