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February 2019

NPO CONNECT FEBRUARY MEETING: Creating Your Best Life

February 26 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Community Foundation Serving Western Virginia, 611 S. Jefferson Street, 2nd Floor
Roanoke, VA 24011 United States
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Free

REGISTER HERE    LET’S TALK ABOUT:  A new year is a perfect time to assess what it is you want to attract more of in your life…and put together a plan to get there.  Creating your best life has as much to do with what you remove from it, as what you add to it.  Most of us are unconscious about how our mental energy is used throughout the day and how it can drain us. This interactive workshop will help…

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April 2019

NPO CONNECT: The Effective Leadership Team

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
New College – King Building Room 303, 30 Franklin Street
Martinsville, VA 24112 United States
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PRESENTATION SLIDES IDEAS #1  IDEAS #2  LET’S TALK ABOUT: An effective leadership team, board, and staff are critical to the success of any nonprofit.  During this four-hour workshop, we will explore our individual strengths, weaknesses, and areas for growth, practice dismantling assumptions for stronger partnerships and work to understand group dynamics through hands-on activities.  Nonprofit staff and board members are welcome.  Space is limited.  MEET THE TRAINERS:  Rachel del Campo Gatewood and Hollie Adams, River District Consulting    Rachel del Campo Gatewood,…

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May 2019

NPO CONNECT MAY MEETING: Cybersecurity, Basic Human Resources and Tax Updates for Nonprofit Organizations 

May 3 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Roanoke Higher Education Center Room 212, 108 North Jefferson St.
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
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$10.00

CYBERSECURITY  PRESENTATION SLIDES  HR  PRESENTATION SLIDES  TAX REFORM  PRESENTATION SLIDES  LET’S TALK ABOUT:   Cybersecurity for Nonprofits –Cybersecurity issues keep a lot of us up at night. What worries you most at your organization? Join Cindy Gross, Brown Edwards IT Audit Director, for a discussion on the latest risks in cybersecurity and practical solutions that small organizations can implement to minimize your cyber security risk. Basic Human Resources issues for NFPO’s- Join Brown Edwards for a discussion on the basics of…

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NPO CONNECT MAY MEETING: Fundraising and Grantwriting

May 21 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Roanoke Higher Education Center, 108 North Jefferson St.
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
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$25.00

REGISTER HERE  LETS TALK ABOUT: Grant Writing 101  This workshop is designed for those who are newer to grant writing or have written grants with limited success.  This workshop will cover to research grant opportunities, what your organization must have in place before writing a grant, the primary components of a grant proposal and how they fit together, and how to communicate effectively with prospective funders. If you have a grant program that you think would be a good fit for…

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August 2019

NPO CONNECT AUGUST MEETING: Strategic Planning

August 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Community Foundation Serving Western Virginia, 611 S. Jefferson Street, 2nd Floor
Roanoke, VA 24011 United States
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REGISTER HERE   LET'S TALK ABOUT: Strategic Planning Having a clearly articulated plan is an important component of any nonprofit’s path to success.  Internal and external forces change the organizational landscape and climate throughout the year.  The best way to prepare an organization for the year ahead is to proactively create a clear game plan.  Nonprofit Roanoke helps organizations with their strategic planning process.  In this workshop, Technology of Participation (ToP) facilitators Alison Jorgensen and Amanda Holcomb will provide background…

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September 2019

NPO CONNECT SEPTEMBER MEETING: Marketing Trends

September 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
NCI King Building, 30 Franklin St., Room 303
Martinsville, VA 24112 United States
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REGISTER HERE LET'S TALK ABOUT: Marketing Trends In an increasingly digital world, it is important to understand how technological advances effect our everyday work and the relationships we have with our customers. In this half-day workshop, Beth will help you make the most of your social media platforms and share fun and incredibly effective ways to market your Nonprofit. Sign up today, you don’t want to miss this opportunity!  Nonprofit staff and board members are welcome!  Space is limited. COST: FREE! …

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NPO CONNECT SEPTEMBER MEETING: Brand Distillers

September 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Homewood Suites, 2657 Roanoke St.
Christainsburg, VA 24073 United States
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$10.00

REGISTER HERE LET'S TALK ABOUT: Nonprofit Marketing Strategy  Andrew Beedle and his team from the Roanoke-based Brand Distillers consulting firm will provide a hands-on nonprofit workshop on how to create a comprehensive nonprofit marketing strategy for your organization. Andrew will focus on the secret of successful marketing- determining your product's product's product. Once you understand the answer to that the needs, goals, and desires of your target market and how to message that market will become more clear.    Nonprofit…

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NPO CONNECT: Conversation With 3Bit Marketing

September 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Community Foundation Serving Western Virginia, 611 S. Jefferson Street, 2nd Floor
Roanoke, VA 24011 United States
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REGISTER HERE LET'S TALK ABOUT: Join us for an in-depth analysis of marketing and donor relations data!  What works?  And what doesn't?  Based on 12+ years of research compiled from hundreds of campaigns in western Virginia, this presentation is a distillation of marketing and fundraising "best practices" - not in terms of what feels right, or makes you look good - but rather in terms of quantifiable results.   Nonprofit staff and board members are welcome!  Space is limited. COST: FREE!  Please…

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Roanoke Valley Gives – Live Webinar Training

September 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Webinar
Free

REGISTER HERE Community Foundation Serving Western Virginia is excited to announce that Roanoke Valley Gives will be held on March 18, 2020! Our first Live Webinar will help explain everything that you need to know about Roanoke Valley Gives, including how to register your organization and review the new features available to make your nonprofit as successful as possible. We will conclude by answering any of your questions and highlighting the resources available to make getting ready for Roanoke Valley…

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October 2019

NPO CONNECT OCTOBER MEETING: Team Building

October 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Community Foundation Serving Western Virginia, 611 S. Jefferson Street, 2nd Floor
Roanoke, VA 24011 United States
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REGISTER HERE Please join us for our October NPO CONNECT meeting! We will hear from Jeanne Newby, VP of People and Culture at Valley Star Credit Union. The workshop will focus on important steps that successful team leaders use in order to create an engaged workplace and achieve lasting results. Coffee and donuts will be provided. We hope to see you there!  LET'S TALK ABOUT: Team Building  Are your employees engaged, do they have fun at work, and is your team…

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