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Upcoming Programs

Apr
18

Join us as we dive into the current trends and tools utilized by experts in social media and in-person networking.

Apr
19

This program has been cancelled.

 

Communities of color remain a largely untapped resource when it comes to fundraising. However, as fundraisers begin to turn their development efforts towards more diverse populations, there remains the additional work of understanding the giving patterns represented within communities of color, and how those patterns translate into actual dollars.

 

Apr
23

Serving on a nonprofit board can be very fulfilling, and stellar board members are in high demand. This training will prepare you to take on the challenge of effectively serving on a board and making a difference.

Apr
26

This workshop will explore the most promising practices of community engagement.

Apr
29

Join your colleagues for a discussion with experts and practitioners of trauma informed practices and programs.