Upcoming Training Events

Rethinking Revenue: Impact Investing for Nonprofits

Impact investing is in the news, and it’s happening in your neighborhood. But what does it all mean? 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 updated, full-day training will include specific case studies and information from the first Colorado Impact Days.

Topics will include:

  • How Impact Investing Can Fit into Your Revenue Strategy
  • Cost and Benefits of Impact Investing Strategies
  • Strategic Considerations for Nonprofit Organizations Looking at Impact Investing
  • What Funders/Investors Look For
  • Exploration of a Case Study

October 5 | 9:30am – 4:30pm
Colorado Collaborative for Nonprofits | Denver
$100 Early Bird | $120 Regular Price

Strategic Planning

Join CRC for a comprehensive, 1-day strategic planning workshop and learn the various processes that will engage board and staff in identifying the priorities of your organization and providing a road map for successfully meeting mission. Participants will learn about a streamlined strategic thinking and planning process and walk away with greater clarity on mission, goals, opportunities, and specific actions and next steps to move forward.
This training will cover topics including;

  • Recognition of what a strategic plan is and is not
  • Understanding different processes by which strategic planning can be accomplished
  • Identifying the core elements that are the foundations of a strategic plan: Mission, Vision and Core Values
  • Crafting Compelling Goals, Objectives, and Activities
  • Strategies for Implementation
October 6 | 9:00am – 4:00pm
Colorado Collaborative for Nonprofits | Denver
$100 Early Bird | $120 Regular Price

Andy Robinson

In partnership with Summit County Community Foundation, United Way of Larimer County, and Better Business Bureau Institute for Marketplace Trust, CRC brings you Andy Robinson’s return to Colorado. For more than 35 years, Andy has worked with nonprofits as a fundraiser, facilitator, trainer and community organizer. He has provided support and training to thousands of nonprofit staff and volunteer leaders in 47 U.S. states and across Canada. Join these fun, interactive, and engaging session. Space is limited!

Fort Collins | November 9

$55 Individual Session | $100 Full Day

Mobilize your Board: Getting Over the Fear of Fundraising
8:00am – 12:00pm

Mobilize your Board: Identifying, Engaging, and Asking Potential DonorsTSForangeGrey logo
1:00pm – 5:00pm

Breckenridge | November 10
$55 Individual Session | $100 Full Day

Give Up on Your Board! An All-Staff Approach to Major Gifts Fundraising
8:00am – 12:00pm

What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up? Creating a Sustainable, Successful Organization
1:00pm – 5:00pm

Denver | November 11
$65 Early Bird | $80 Regular Price

Leadership Skills for Social Change
1:00pm – 5:00pm

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.

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.

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.

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


Development Roundtable ft The Denver Foundation

$20 Early Bird | $35 Regular Price 
September 22 | 9:00am – 10:30am | Denver


Rethinking Revenue: Impact Investing for Nonprofits

$100 Early Bird | $120 Regular Price 
October 5 | 9:30am – 4:30pm | Denver

Strategic Planning

$100 Early Bird | $120 Regular Price 
October 6 | 9:00am – 4:00pm | Denver

Fundraising for Board Members

$49 Early Bird | $59 Regular Price 
October 5 | 4:30pm – 6:30pm | Denver

Finding Funding on the Web

$25 Early Bird | $35 Regular Price 
October 11 | 12:00pm – 2:00pm | Webinar

Financial Leadership

$50 Early Bird | $60 Regular Price 
October 19 | 9:00am – 4:00pm | Pueblo


Executive Director Roundtable
Part 4 of 4

$15 Regular Price
November 1 | 11:00am – 12:30pm | Denver

Get Grants

$100 Early Bird | $120 Regular Price
November 2 | 9:00am – 4:00pm | Cañon City

Andy Robinson – Fort Collins

$55 Individual Sesion | $100 Full Day
November 9 | 8:00am – 5:00pm | Fort Collins

Andy Robinson – Breckenridge

$55 Individual Sesion | $100 Full Day
November 10 | 8:00am – 5:00pm | Breckenridge

Andy Robinson – Denver

$65 Early Bird | $80 Regular Price
November 11 | 1:00pm – 5:00pm | Denver

Finding Funding on the Web

$25 Early Bird | $35 Regular Price 
November 15 | 12:00pm – 2:00pm | Webinar

Development Roundtable ft Boettcher Foundation

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

Development Officer Series: Part 1 of 3

$120 Individual Session | $300 Full Series
November 30 | 10:00am – 5:00pm | Denver