Register Now for Summer Essential Classes for Nonprofit Professionals

By on May 17, 2017
Essential Classes for Nonprofit Professionals

Designed for current and aspiring nonprofit professionals, the Nonprofit Essentials program helps meet the increasingly challenging demands that are placed on board members, administrators, staff and volunteers.

Register by calling 314-984-7777 or online at

Grant Writing for Beginners

Designed for grant writers who are just getting started or have limited experience in writing proposals, this class will cover key concepts including 501c3 status, types of funders, how to identify potential funders, proposal requirements, sample MO Common Grant Application and tips on writing proposals. One hour lunch on your own.
NPAD:701 | $59
580 | Sa 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Hannah McClellan
June 17 | Florissant Valley – B 122

Establishing and Running a Nonprofit Organization: Part I

This popular seminar provides an overview of the legal basics for establishing and running a nonprofit organization. Presented by Amy Hereford, an attorney and entrepreneur who speaks from her experience in working with nonprofit start-ups. Class includes practical tips, useful resources including the Nonprofit Tax-exempt Corporation Workbook, an e-book (PDF) that presents the process of establishing a nonprofit in a step-by-step format with ample space for notes, charts for gathering necessary information and tables for developing time-lines and assigning responsibilities. An excellent tool for assisting in nonprofit formation, orienting new board members and nonprofit directors.
NPAD:703 | $29
680 | Sa 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Amy Hereford
June 17 | Meramec – SO 108

Establishing and Running a Nonprofit Organization: Part II

This seminar builds on the previous session and provides more information. It will explore the legal requirements of operating a nonprofit business organization, board responsibilities, business law for nonprofits and legal compliance. Newer business models for nonprofits including fiscal sponsorship, nonprofit alliances, nonprofit/for profit joint ventures and other collaborative structures will also be discussed.
NPAD:703 | $29
681 | Sa 1-3 p.m. | Amy Hereford
June 17 | Meramec – SO 108

New Capacity-Building in Nonprofits: Strategies and Resources

Attend this interactive course to learn capacity-building strategies and resources for supporting your nonprofit’s effectiveness and sustainability towards achieving their mission. Activities will include self-assessing your nonprofit’s key capacity strengths and identifying growth strategies to enhance engagement with stakeholders. Tools and methods to be discussed for finding potential partners, program planning and evaluation. Strategies will be illustrated with examples on building staff skills, applying evidence-based models and designing community programs. Instructors have partnered with numerous nonprofits over the past ten years in direct consultation, and mentoring graduate students in a service learning course.
NPAD:702 | $25
650 | Tu 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Peggy Neufeld, Christine Berg
July 11 | Meramec – SO 107

Event Planning 101

From the most exciting to the most mundane tasks, you’ll receive the best advice on items to consider and the roles and actions necessary to successfully and enjoyably produce and execute your event. Discussion will also focus on how to avoid potential hurdles by establishing a clearly communicated process and timeline with your team. You’ll also learn to draft an outline and timeline, beginning with concept and ending with effective follow-up, which you can utilize for current or future event planning. Instructor Sarah Guldalian is a producer for an international media outreach organization and former nonprofit manager for over 100 volunteers.
NPAD:704 | $29
650 | W 6-9 p.m. | Sarah Guldalian
July 26 | Meramec – SO 107

About Richard Schumacher

Richard Schumacher is the technology manager for the Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College. He connects, designs, and applies technology to meet business user needs with eLearning, training, web content, instructional design, IT system, and performance improvement solutions. Richard has held various Microsoft Certifications since 1993. Learn more about Richard by following him: LinkedIn - Twitter - Articles - Email

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