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OnBoard: The Basics of Being an Effective Board Member

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.

This interactive session is designed to introduce...

Date 
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 3:00pm
Location 
Junior Achievement
6100 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312
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Fundraising Operations

This session dives deeper into operations by looking at donor records, gift processing, as well as procedures and process documentation for each aspect of the fundraising office. Participants will use provided templates to help create one process document during the session.

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Date 
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 10:00am
Location 
515 E. Locust St.
Des Moines, IA 50309
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A Fairytale for Fundraising: Storytelling Strategies to Inspire Donations

Session meets from 3:00 to 5:00 pm and is helpful for nonprofit staff and board members who want to make a connection between marketing and development functions, lead fundraising or promotional efforts for the organization, or want to gain a better understanding of how they can be an ambassador...

Date 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 3:00pm
Location 
Junior Achievement
6100 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312
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Unicorns Unite: Building Epic Partnerships for a Better Iowa

Have you dedicated your career to making the community a better place? Improving people’s lives? Sitting in a broken desk chair so there’s more funding available for programs? If so, you’re a unicorn—one of the amazing people who make up the nonprofit and...

Date 
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Location 
Franklin Junior High
4801 Franklin Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50310
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Governor's Volunteer Awards

Statewide annual awards given to recognize individual and group volunteers whose work benefits their communities. Nominations may be submitted in three categories:

• Individual (one person providing outstanding volunteer service) • Group (two or more individuals...

Date 
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 5:00pm
Location 
200 East Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
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Painting a Picture of Financial Health

Session Facilitator: Courtney L. De Ronde, TDT CPAs and Advisors

Audience: Nonprofit Chief Executive Officers/Executive Directors, and/or other key leadership staff (i.e. COO/CFO) tasked with managing organizational policies

Session meets from 3:00-5:00 p.m.

Does your...

Date 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 3:00pm
Location 
Junior Achievement
6100 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312

American Legion of Iowa Foundation

To provide financial assistance to promote youth programs, veterans rehabilitation, and community service in the state of Iowa. Provides scholarships and makes donations to charities.

Application Deadline 

The selection criteria for grants and awards are determined during the foundation's annual meeting in May. The foundation sends letters to all applicants to let them know whether or not they were selected. Organizations are informed that the money is to be used according to the purpose in the application. Awardees typically follow up with information regarding the completed project.

Wellmark Foundation

The Wellmark Foundation’s goal is to be a catalyst in bringing groups together to positively impact health within a community. MATCH grant funding focuses on sustainable initiatives — projects that continue after our grant funding ends — targeting access to and consumption of nutritious foods...

Application Deadline 
Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Application address: The Wellmark Foundation, 1331 Grand Avenue Station 5W 443, Des Moines, IA 50309; Phone: 515-376-5009

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Iowa Nonprofit Summit

The Iowa Nonprofit Summit takes place in odd-numbered years and brings together nonprofit workers from across the state. Events include a keynote presentation, the Nonprofit Awards, workshops, and networking. A collaborative works with the Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service (ICVS) to organize...

Date 
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 8:00am to Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 4:00pm
Location 
1 Prairie Meadows Drive
The Meadows Conference Center
Altoona, IA 50009