Register Now for Spring 2018 Essential Classes for Nonprofit Professionals

By on January 25, 2018
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 501(c)(3) status, types of funders, how to identify potential funders, proposal requirements, sample Missouri Common Grant Application and tips on writing proposals. Lunch on your own.
NPAD:701 | $59
001 | Sa 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Hannah Gilk
February 17 | Florissant Valley B 122

Basic Grant Writing for Nonprofit Organizations

This course provides an overall review of the grant writing process offering practical guidelines for identifying and pursuing potential foundation and corporate funders. Learn methods to start a grant maker relationship, key elements of proposals and tips for developing a successful grant. Lunch on your own. Bring a 1-inch, 3-ring binder to class.
NPAD:701 | $59
002 | Sa 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Jennifer Bush
March 24 | Meramec SO 109

Capacity-Building in Nonprofits: Growth Strategies for Finding/Engaging Partners

Attend this interactive course to learn capacity-building strategies and resources for supporting your nonprofitís effectiveness and sustainability towards achieving its mission. Activities will include self-assessing your nonprofitís key capacity strengths and identifying growth strategies to enhance engagement with stakeholders. Tools and methods will be discussed for finding and engaging potential stakeholders and partners. Strategies will be illustrated with examples on building your skills, finding community resources and the importance of a needs assessment process. 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
001 | Th 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. | Peggy Neufeld
April 5 | Meramec SO 108

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 timelines and assigning responsibilities. An excellent tool for assisting in nonprofit formation, orienting new board members and nonprofit directors.
NPAD:703 | $29
001 | Sa 10 a.m.-noon | Amy Hereford
April 7 | Forest Park G Tower 111

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
002 | Sa 1-3 p.m. | Amy Hereford
April 7 | Forest Park G Tower 111

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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