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DonorConnect: Nonprofit Resilience as We Face the Future

Over the past year our local nonprofits have stepped up and leaned in to meet the needs of our community in the face of tremendous challenges. Join us as we learn from our panel of nonprofit and foundation leaders as they share the ways in which the nonprofit sector pivoted to listen and learn...

Date 
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 11:00am
Location 
1915 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50309
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*On Board: The Basics of Being an Effective Board Member

Serving as a board member is an incredible opportunity to lead within the nonprofit sector and put your passion for a charitable cause into practice. Along with an affinity for the mission, effective board members must possess a clear understanding of roles and responsibilities to keep your...

Date 
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Location 
1915 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50309

Morris (James B.) Scholarship Fund

The James B. Morris Scholarship Fund (MSF) is a scholarship for minority students who want to pursue college and graduate level educations. Since the program was established, over 1000 minority students have received scho1arshp assistance after high school to help them obtain higher learning....

Application Deadline 

Application address: James B. Morris Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 12145, Des Moines, IA 50312

Phone: (515) 864-0922

Submission deadline: Friday, April 16, 2021 at 4pm CST

For application instructions and to download an application form, visit our application page.

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Donor Connect: Collective Vision for a Resilient and Strong DSM (Virtual)

As we reflect on the challenges of the past year, our panel of community leaders will discuss how they have found inspiration and wisdom to set vision and strategy to build back stronger. While we faced many obstacles in 2020, what remained constant was our commitment to addressing each hurdle...

Date 
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 11:00am
Location 
1915 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50309
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Junior Curator Day Camp

What does it take to create and run a museum? Young historians (entering 4th through 6th grade) will explore the roles of curators, conservators and exhibit designers with the unique experience offered through the Junior Curator Day Camp. Students will investigate historic artifacts, explore the...

Date 
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Location 
600 East Locust
Des Moines, IA 50319
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Junior Curator Day Camp

What does it take to create and run a museum? Young historians (entering 4th through 6th grade) will explore the roles of curators, conservators and exhibit designers with the unique experience offered through the Junior Curator Day Camp. Students will investigate historic artifacts, explore the...

Date 
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Location 
600 East Locust
Des Moines, IA 50319
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Give Back Iowa Challenge

Give Back Iowa is an eight-week challenge that runs from April 1 through May 31 each year to engage Iowans in employer-supported volunteering, both during and outside of the workday. There is no cost to register or participate; and, it doesn’t matter whether an employer has a formal volunteer...

Date 
Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 8:00am to Monday, May 31, 2021 - 5:00pm
Location 
1963 Bell Ave.
Suite 200
Des Moines, IA 50315
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Priority Management in Hectic Times

Even in the best of times, we nonprofit leaders can feel like we are spinning plates as we strive to move our missions forward. If your to-do list never seems to shrink, determining what you can do today to make the most difference tomorrow is critically important. Through this interactive...

Date 
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 8:00am
Location 
1915 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50309
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Community Circles & Conversations

Community Circles & Conversations are monthly convenings that seek to build trusting relationships and share knowledge and resources with the Central Iowa nonprofit sector. Featuring a mix of timely local topics and issues relevant to nonprofit professionals, participants will hear from...

Date 
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 8:30am
Location 
1915 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50309