The University of Iowa

Polk

Event Category 

(Webinar) Building a Talent Pipeline: Succession Planning for Nonprofits

This event will be offered as a webinar through Zoom.

People power is core to nonprofit success, so having a strategy around keeping -- and growing -- strong staff and volunteers is mission critical. Now, organizations are experiencing the retirement of legacy leaders and changing...

Date 
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 3:00pm
Location 
Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines
Des Moines, IA 50309

Hinson (Charlotte & William) Charitable Foundation Trust

Application Deadline 

A Contribution Request Application Form may be requested from any of the following:

Richard C. Hinson or Jane F. Hinson
4425 Mills Civic Parkway, #1302
West Des Moines, IA  50265

Scott R. Driver
1514 West Roma Avenue
Phoenix, AZ  85015 

Dr. Craig W. Driver
717 Sunrise Blvd.
Waterloo, IA 50701

Submission deadline: None

Event Category 

Des Moines Charity Hack 2020

Each year, dsmHack holds a 48-hour hackathon to help local nonprofit organizations solve their technology problems. This flagship event connects technology enthusiasts including developers, designers, and project managers and partners them with nonprofits selected through an application process...

Date 
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 5:30pm to Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 8:00pm
Location 
Curate
322 East Court
Des Moines, IA 50309
Event Category 

On Board: The Basics of Being an Effective Board Member

The session is aimed at newly elected board members, volunteers interested in board service, seasoned board members seeking to re-familiarize themselves with the role and responsibilities, executive directors, and nonprofit leadership staff.

Effective board members must also possess a...

Date 
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 3:00pm
Location 
Junior Achievement
6100 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312
Event Category 

How to Succeed in Social Media in 2020 and Beyond

This workshop is aimed at nonprofit staff and volunteers who have social media and digital marketing duties or those who are interested in exploring social media.

Social media can engage supporters and build a virtual community around your cause. Learn strategies for cultivating a...

Date 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 3:00pm
Location 
Junior Achievement
6100 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312
Event Category 

Reggie's Sleepout

WHERE: Drake Stadium Hosted by Drake University at the Drake Stadium 27th and Forest, Des Moines, Iowa

WHY: To raise awareness and money to address the critical problem of youth homelessness in Central Iowa. All proceeds benefit Iowa Homeless Youth Centers. Iowa Homeless Youth Centers is...

Date 
Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 3:00pm to Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 7:00am
Location 
612 Locust
Des Moines, IA 50309

Guardian Scholars Foundation

To facilitate the educational of goals of young adults, who have spent time in the Foster Care System between the ages of 14 to 18 and graduated from Iowa high schools with honors, through a scholarship/mentorship program.

Application Deadline 

Application address: Thomas Wolff, 3775 EP True Parkway, Suite 254, West Des Moines, IA 50265

Email: thomas@guardianscholarsfoundation.org

Submission deadline: March 1

Iowa Grocery Industry Association

The Association works to promote the general welfare and prosperity of its members by providing educational opportunities, legislative support, networking opportunities, and philanthropic programs.

Application Deadline 

Three scholarship programs are available with the focus of supporting children of full-time employees and investing in the education of young people interested in pursing a career in the industry. See http://www.iowagrocers.com/scholarships.cfm for details.

The Build with Bags program is a grant program to aid parks and schools in purchasing products made of recycled plastic bags. The products consist of park benches, picnic tables, and other outdoor items. The program's goal is to reduce the use of plastic bags, encourage use of reusable bags, and increase the recycling of plastic bags. Awards range from $800 to $2000. See http://www.iowagrocers.com/grants.cfm for more information.

See the website for details on these opportunities.

Application address: Iowa Grocery Industry Association, 2540 106th Street, Suite 102, Urbandale, IA 50322

Event Category 

Deepening Donor Relations: Insights From Professional Advisors that Nonprofit Leaders Need to Know

This session is geared for nonprofit development professionals and executive directors looking to enhance their major gift and planned giving programs . Panelists include Bill Boatwright (Davis Brown Law Firm), Angela Reed (Tarbell & Co., P.L.C.), and Ashley E. Shafer (The 801 Group at...

Date 
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 3:00pm
Location 
Junior Achievement
6100 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312