Upcoming Training Events
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.
- 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
- 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
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.