Springfield

Executive Director and the Board Chair-Navigating the Relationship(Springfield)

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Location Title: 
Forefront

The relationship between the executive director and board chair is essential to organizational success. During this workshop, we’ll explore this important relationship with a focus on areas of collaboration and separation, all wrapped in the understanding of mutual expectations.

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Board Member 101: New or Aspiring Board Members (Springfield)

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location Title: 
Forefront

This introductory course on board service is perfect for new board members who have just joined a nonprofit board, or for those individuals within the community who are considering joining a board. Unlock the boardroom door and consider your capabilities, character and willingness to serve on a board of directors.

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Visualizing Funding: Finding Grants for Libraries (Springfield)

Friday, February 22, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location Title: 
University of Illinois Springfield, Brookens Library

In this introductory workshop, discover how to access and navigate the Foundation Center’s Visualizing Funding for Libraries, the most comprehensive free database of library grants given to U.S Libraries. The session includes finding funding opportunities, increasing understanding of funding sources, and tracking funding trends through data visualization.

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Introduction to Prospect Research: Finding Grants (Springfield)

Friday, February 22, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Location Title: 
University of Illinois Springfield, Brookens Library

The session will provide a brief overview of the Forefront Library’s Online Research guides, the basics of prospect research, using your local library’s resources and freely available tools to supplement your grant search, and a deeper look at the Foundation Center’s database, Foundation Directory Online (FDO).

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