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The INRC strives to help Iowa’s charitable nonprofit organizations become more effective in building their communities.

Nonprofit News

Volunteer Iowa invites Iowa employers to take part in the second Give Back Iowa Challenge. Employees may receive recognition by recording hours dedicated to community volunteering. The eight-week challenge began April 1 and continues until May 31, 2016, however, employers may still join. Resources can be found in the Give Back Iowa toolkit available at www.volunteeriowa.org/givebackiowa

Training and Other Opportunities

The Nonprofit Association of the Midlands (NAM) has a full calendar of workshops and webinars. Located in Omaha, Nebraska, NAM serves nonprofit organizations in the Omaha-Council Bluffs region. See the full list with more information.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Johnson County is offering the Nonprofit Management Academy through November 10. Classes meet 9 am-4 pm Thursdays at ISU Extension, 3109 Old Highway 218 South, Iowa City, IA 52246 and lead to a Certificate in Nonprofit Management. Each class costs $70. CEU credit available for an additional $25 per workshop. Information, registration, and brochure available here or telephone 319-337-2145.

ISU Extension and Outreach, Lee County is also offering the Nonprofit Management Academy. All classes meet 9 am-4 pm on Tuesdays at the Baymont Inn and Suites, 325 Main St., Keokuk, IA. Courses are $60 each with CEU credit available for an additional $25. Information, registration, and brochure available here or telephone 319-835-5116. The first course offering is Four Steps to Effective Program Evaluation.

See our Professional Development page for more webinars, workshops, and other activities.

Reports and Studies

Stateline’s annual State of the States series looks at some of the pressing issues state lawmakers are facing in five areas this session. The analysis covers higher education, Medicaid expansion, state budgets, criminal justice, and affordable housing.

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