Upcoming Training Events

Financial Leadership

Join us for an overview of the critical components of nonprofit financial leadership. This training will provide participants with an understanding of the different roles and responsibilities that board members, executive directors, and financial staff have in assessing and maintaining financial health for their organization.

Topics include:

  • Techniques to ensure accuracy in your financials
  • Methods to assess your organization’s financial condition
  • Setting financial goals and creating a plan to achieve them
  • Methods of sharing your progress toward your financial goals with your staff, board, and external stakeholders

This session is appropriate for any of those involved in obtaining and managing the financial resources of their organization.

Thursday, August 11 | 9:00am – 4:00pm
Colorado Collaborative for Nonprofits | Denver CO
$100 Early Bird | $120 Regular Price

Pen to Paper: 3-Part Grantwriting Clinic

This 3-part series will provide you with personalized coaching and peer review of a current grant application. Each session will focus on a different element of the Common Grant Application (CGA), including: narrative, goals & objectives and grant attachments. This course is intended for nonprofit professionals that work in a development capacity and have an active grant application. Participants will have the opportunity to get direct feedback during the class and revise their proposals between sessions.

Part 1: Develop Your Effective Case for Support

August 23 | 9:00am – 4:00pm | Denver
Part 1 will focus on how to maximize the limited space available to tell your story in your grant proposal and work to clarify and refine your organizations goals and objectives with the help of peer review.

Part 2: Mission Building Blocks

September 1 | 9:00am – 4:00pm | Denver
Part 2 will focus on reviewing and interpreting nonprofit principles and best practices and writing a narrative that references instructions to ensure you are answering the questions posed in an application.

Part 3: Grant Attachments and Tips for Success

September 7 | 9:00am – 4:00pm | Denver
Part 3 will focus on tips to avoid common mistakes and the essential elements of the attachments section of a grant proposal as well as tools for grants management and infrastructure.

Price: $300 EB (ends 8/16) | $350 Regular

Impact Investing for Nonprofits

Impact investing is in the news, and it’s happening in your neighborhood. But what does it all mean? Are you thinking about capital instead of contributions?  Colorado is leading the way in this arena and there are exciting opportunities for nonprofit organizations to rethink how to finance their important work. Come learn more about this topic and have a chance to ask questions and discuss these ideas with fellow innovators. This training is an updated, full-day version the previous Impact Investing session, and it will include learnings from the first Colorado Impact Days.
Topics will include:
  • Different kinds of philanthropic capital
  • Local examples of what is happening in this space
  • How it relates to development and nonprofit capacity

Thursday, August 25 | 9:00am – 4:00pm
Colorado Collaborative for Nonprofits | Denver

$100 Early Bird (ends 8/18) | $120 Regular

Peer Learning Opportunities

Collective Impact is the buzzword of 2016. We believe that your peers hold a wealth of information and experiences that should be shared to help all nonprofit organizations move towards meeting their missions. This is why we have put a variety of roundtable opportunities on the calendar for 2016. We want to give nonprofit professionals a confidential space to share ideas and discuss solutions to challenges. All of our roundtable offerings are expertly facilitated by CRC staff to ensure you get the most out of every meeting.

Executive Director Roundtables

This quarterly roundtable series is a confidential opportunity to connect and discuss issues that affect life as a nonprofit Executive Director or CEO. At each session, Executive Directors and CEOs will focus the discussion on a single topic, discussing the challenges, strategies and opportunities of participants.

Work/Life Balance | August 4 | 11:00am – 12:30pm
Financial Resources & Leadership | November 1 | 11:00am – 12:30pm

Grant Writer Roundtables

Grant Writer roundtables are a way to connect with your peers around issues that affect life as a professional fundraiser. Each session will focus on a topic specific to grantwriting and funder relationships. Attendees will have the opportunity to share past experiences as well as tips and advice regarding future fundraising tactics.

Collaborations & Collective Impact | September 13 | 11:00am – 12:30pm
Logic Models & Evaluation | December 13 | 11:00am – 12:30pm

Development Roundtables

Community Resource Center Development Roundtables provide an introduction to a Colorado-based funder and Program Officer, and an opportunity for peer-learning and networking. Participants will gain valuable and unique information regarding the funder’s history and priorities for Colorado giving, current strategic plan and funding initiatives, grant application submission and review process, tips for success from a Program Office, and an opportunity for open dialogue and questions with Program Officer.

July guest: Rose Community Foundation
Elsa I. Holguín, Senior Program Officer – Child & Family Development

August guest: El Pomar Foundation
Matt Carpenter, Senior Vice President – Grants

Register for these roundtable opportunities using the right sidebar.

For more information, please contact:

Rebecca Gorrell, Director of Education & Leadership Development
303.623.1540 X100 or email hidden; JavaScript is required


Executive Director Roundtable:
Work/Life Balance

$15 Regular Price
August 4 | 11:00am – 12:30pm | Denver

Advocacy for Nonprofits

$25 Early Bird | $30 Regular Price
August 10 | 9:30am – 12:30pm | Pueblo

Financial Leadership

$100 Early Bird | $120 Regular Price
August 11 | 9:00am – 4:00pm | Denver

Finding Funding on the Web

$25 Early Bird | $35 Regular Price
August 16 | 12:00pm – 2:00pm | Webinar

Finding Your Fit In a Culture of Philanthropy

$49 Early Bird | $59 Regular Price
August 16 | 9:00am – 12:00pm | Denver

Development Roundtable ft. El Pomar Foundation

$20 Early Bird | $35 Regular Price
August 17 | 2:00pm – 3:30pm | Denver

Get Grants

$100 Early Bird | $120 Regular Price
August 19 | 8:30am – 3:30pm | Greeley

Pen to Paper Grantwriting
Part 1 of 3

$300 Early Bird Series | $350 Regular Series Price
August 23 | 9:00am – 4:00pm | Denver

Advocacy for Nonprofits

$50 Early Bird | $60 Regular Price
August 24 | 9:00am – 12:00pm | Denver

Impact Investing

$100 Early Bird | $120 Regular Price
August 25 | 9:00am – 4:00pm | Denver

Get Grants

$100 Early Bird | $120 Regular Price
August 30 | 9:00am – 4:00pm | Georgetown

Government Grants

$125 Early Bird | $150 Regular Price
August 31 | 9:00am – 4:00pm | Denver


Pen to Paper Grantwriting
Part 2 of 3

$300 Early Bird Series | $350 Regular Series Price
September 1 | 9:00am – 4:00pm | Denver

Pen to Paper Grantwriting
Part 3 of 3

$300 Early Bird Series | $350 Regular Series Price
September 7 | 9:00am – 4:00pm | Denver

Nonprofit Financial Health

$49 Early Bird | $59 Regular Price
September 7 | 9:00am – 12:00pm | Denver

Grant Writer Roundtable
Part 3 of 4

$15 Regular Price
September 13 | 11:00am – 12:30pm | Denver

Strategic Planning

$100 Early Bird | $120 Regular Price 
September 20 | 9:00am – 4:00pm | Denver