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We consider events such as fundraisers; grant deadlines; workshops, webinars, and professional development opportunities related to nonprofits and nonprofit work; conferences; and similar activities. All submissions will be reviewed by LAWINRC staff before posting.

Be sure to check with event sponsors for the latest information on events you are interested in attending. Due to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) events may have been canceled or rescheduled or will be offered via Zoom, Skype, or another virtual platform. Some webinars conducted recently were recorded and are available for viewing. See the Webinars heading on our COVID-19 Resources page for links to these recordings.

An asterisk (*) next to a title indicates it counts toward the six hours required per year for a nonprofit organization to be listed in the Register of Accountability

Events

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Iowa Fine Arts Education Summit

This year’s summit will explore how all fine arts educators can deepen social and emotional learning connections within arts education.

In addition to learning more about the social emotional learning competencies, attendees will get practical tips on how to develop students' self-...

Date 
Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
Location 
Hosted on Zoom (online)
Iowa City, IA 52245
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*Remaking the Economy: Envisioning a Restorative Future of Work

For good reason, the world of work is rarely seen as a liberatory space, but can it become so? NPQ’s latest webinar in our Remaking the Economy series looks at the workplace of today while exploring how our work lives might be transformed to support health and wellbeing, promote restorative...

Date 
Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
88 Broad Street
Boston, MA 02110
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*Map Out Your Nonprofit’s Strategic Plan Options

Our current environment has increased the need for nonprofits to balance long-term strategy work with daily operations and programming. Strategic planning can be an extremely comprehensive process that can absorb an extraordinary amount of staff time, resources, and energy, but it boasts many...

Date 
Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10021
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*Cut Costs and Get Creative in Crisis Mode with Nonprofit Appeals

Fundraising, as we know it, has shifted in these uncertain times. But that doesn’t mean we should stop asking for support. As nonprofits, we’re no stranger to cutting costs and finding ways to be creative. If you’re in crisis mode, join us for this free, informative session with Firespring’s...

Date 
Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 3:00pm
Location 
1201 Infinity Ct.
Lincoln, NE 68512
Event Category 

Greater Minnesota Summit

The 10th annual Greater Minnesota Summit will be offered virtually on June 22 and 24.

To make the conference accessible, we offer team registrations and scholarships. Scholarship applications are due by 8am CST on Monday, June 14. Details about Summit rates are...

Date 
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Location 
2314 University Ave. West
Ste. 20
St. Paul, MN 55114
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*Social Media 102

So you’ve finally adopted social media as a legit way to connect with your target audiences, but now you want to use it to stand out from the crowd. In our Social Media 101 webinar, we covered the Big 3 (Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn) and walked through social media tools. Now it’s time to...

Date 
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 - 4:00pm
Location 
1201 Infinity Ct.
Lincoln, NE 68512
Event Category 

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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*Applying for Exemption - webinar

This free, one-hour webinar will:

Explain what steps to take before applying to the IRS for tax-exempt status Discuss the various types of tax-exempt status available under the Internal Revenue Code and which forms are used to request them Review how to apply for tax-exempt status,...
Date 
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 12:00pm
Location 
P.O. Box 1303
Charlotte, NC 28201-1303
Event Category 

Greater Minnesota Summit

Join the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits for the second day of the 10th annual Greater Minnesota Summit offered virtually on June 22 and 24.

The second day offers keynote addresses and breakout sessions on timely topics from crisis management, centering equity, emerging leadership, and...

Date 
Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Location 
2314 University Ave. West
Ste. 20
St. Paul, MN 55114

*Building Lasting Growth in the Digital Era

The digital era is profoundly changing the way people connect to the causes and movements they care about. In huge numbers, people are engaging issues on social media, participating in marches and protests, making donations in rapid response to the news cycle; in turn, organizations have to...

Date 
Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
88 Broad Street
Boston, MA 02110
Event Category 

*Why Great IT Support is Mission Critical for Nonprofits

If the monumental shift to remote work this past year taught us anything, it’s that good information technology (IT) support isn’t just a nice-to-have for organizations—it’s a must-have. This is particularly the case for the nonprofit sector, as nonprofits store sensitive information from a wide...

Date 
Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10021
Event Category 

10th Annual Golf for Hope Fundraiser

Cedar Rapids-based Gems of Hope presents its 10th annual golf outing at Wildcat Golf Course in Shellsburg. Gems of Hope provides cancer patients and their families support and resources to inspire hope, creating the outlook that hope is always present in a cancer diagnosis. All proceeds support...

Date 
Saturday, June 26, 2021 - 8:00am to 2:00pm
Location 
Wildcat Golf Course
100 Wildcat Trail
Shellsburg, IA 52332
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Deafinitely Dogs Canine Cruise

Check-in at 9 am; cruise, 10 am to 12:00 pm. Cruise begins at Deafinitely Dogs! office. Final stop at Hands UP Communications with lunch, silent auction, and pet pictures for donation.

Proceeds support training, placing service, and facility dogs in our area.

Entry fee includes t...

Date 
Saturday, June 26, 2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Location 
2802 Lippisch Place SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, IA 52404
Event Category 

Best Doggone (and Catgone) Golf Tournament of 2021

Join Iowa Humane Alliance, Better Together Animal Rescue and the Shellsburg Lions Club for:

The Best Doggone (and Catgone) Golf Tournament of 2021!

Four person best shot at Wild Cat Golf Course, Shellsburg, IA

To sign up contact Ray Fairchild 319-436-2108 or the Wild Cat...

Date 
Sunday, June 27, 2021 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Location 
100 Wildcat Trail
Shellsburg, IA 52332
Event Category 

Leadership Circle for Emerging Development Professionals

The Leadership Circle for Emerging Development Professionals is a monthly peer group meeting of new development professionals (0-5 years of experience) from small to mid-sized nonprofit organizations to share challenges and strategies for personal and organizational success. In an informal,...

Date 
Friday, July 9, 2021 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10021
Event Category 

Shoot for a Cure Golf Tournament

The 25th annual golf tournament is a fundraiser to benefit treatment for diabetes. Lunch is at 11:30 a.m. with a 1:00 p.m. shotgun start.

Date 
Friday, July 9, 2021 - 11:30am
Location 
Whispering Creek Golf Club
6500 Whispering Creek Dr.
Sioux City, IA 51106
Event Category 

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, July 14, 2021 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Location 
600 East Locust
Des Moines, IA 50319
Event Category 

IRS Nationwide Tax Forum 2021 - Virtual

Held each summer for over 30 years, the IRS Nationwide Tax Forums are the IRS's marquee outreach event to the tax professional community. Usually, the forums are scheduled to take place in five or six cities around the country each summer. For 2021, the IRS Nationwide Tax Forums will be held in...

Date 
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 10:00am to Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 2:00pm
Location 
P.O. Box 1303
Charlotte, NC 28201-1303
Event Category 

*Proposal Writing Bootcamp Virtual Workshop

This course will begin with orientation on August 3 then meet on the three Tuesdays following (August 3, 10, 17, and 24) for highly interactive two-hour sessions each day.

Learn the essential knowledge and skills to develop effective foundation grant proposals. You will connect with...

Date 
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10021
Event Category 

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
Event Category 

*Introduction to Finding Grants

Are you new to the field of grantseeking?

Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course.

You will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, including:

Who...

Date 
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10021
Event Category 

HinterRun

Join us at Hinterland Music Festival on August 8 for a 5k course that starts and ends at this awesome music festival. Weave through the surrounding area at whatever pace you like. No matter what there’s a beer waiting for you at the finish line!

We are all about being active, having fun...

Date 
Sunday, August 8, 2021 - 11:00am
Location 
Hinterland Music Festival
3357 Saint Charles Road
Saint Charles, IA 50240
Event Category 

16th Annual Run, Walk, and Roll

Village Northwest Unlimited will be hosting the 16th annual Run, Walk & Roll event in person this year. Races will include a 5K run, 10K run and a 1 mile walk/roll. The one-mile walk will be wheelchair accessible enabling those who are unable to walk to "roll" their wheelchair.

Pre-...

Date 
Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 9:00am
Location 
330 Village Circle
Sheldon, IA 51201
Event Category 

*2021 Iowa Nonprofit Summit (Virtual)

The Iowa Nonprofit Summit is held every other year and offers breakout sessions, keynote speakers, networking opportunities, and more. The 2021 summit will be held virtually.

Watch the LAWINRC Event Calendar and the Volunteer Iowa website for...

Date 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 8:00am to Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 5:00pm
Location 
1963 Bell Ave.
Suite 200
Des Moines, IA 50315
Event Category 

*Proposal Writing Boot Camp Virtual Workshop

This course will begin with orientation on October 19 then meet on the three Tuesdays following (October 26, November 2, and November 9) for highly interactive two-hour sessions each day.

Learn the essential knowledge and skills to develop effective foundation grant proposals. You will...

Date 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10021

Events Calendar

Proposals for 2019 Iowa Nonprofit Summit

ArtUp: Ten Step Budgeting Process for Nonprofit Organizations

Bur Oak Land Trust Prairie Preview XXXVI: "UI Wild: Connecting Iowans with the Wild for a Generation."

Managing the Message – Panel Discussion with Communications Experts

Grant Preparation & Management Training

OnBoard: The Basics of Being an Effective Board Member

Online Grant Application Lunch and Learn

Painting a Picture of Financial Health

Grant Management Training

State Arts & Culture Grants Information Session in Algona

State Arts & Culture Grants Information Session in Perry

State Arts & Culture Grants Information Session in Corning

State Arts & Culture Grants Information Session in Le Mars

State Arts & Culture Grants Deadline

Doc Dash 5K Run and Walk

Spring Cleaning Along the Iowa River

Run Like a Mother 5K Race

Opening Doors Gala: A Black Tie A-Fair

Guide Certification & Tourism Workshop

Governor's Volunteer Awards

Unicorns Unite: Building Epic Partnerships for a Better Iowa

A Fairytale for Fundraising: Storytelling Strategies to Inspire Donations

Iowa Fine Arts Education Summit: Connecting Through Standards

Community Learning Series: Growth, Inclusion and Opportunity in the Local Economy

Fundraising Operations

Willard L. Boyd reads from "A Life on the Middle West's Never-Ending Frontier"

Family Day at Belgum Grove

Federal Arts Funding and Resources for Artists and Organizations with the National Endowment for the Arts

OnBoard: The Basics of Being an Effective Board Member

Nonprofit Know-How: Ouch! That Stereotype Hurts

Nonprofit Party at the Museum

Grant Planning Session for Creating Safe, Equitable & Thriving Communities Fund

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

Nonprofit Management Academy: Tools to Enhance Work Life Satisfaction

Nonprofit Board Engagement

Growing an Endowment for Your Nonprofit

Big Brothers Big Sisters Membership Meeting

Nonprofit Overtime Webinar

National Philanthropy Day Award Luncheon & Penelope Burk Education Session

National Philanthropy Day Recognition Luncheon

Getting Meetings with Donors

The 12 Scams of Christmas

Stitches for Hope Quilt Sale

Student Involvement Fair

How to Succeed in Social Media in 2020 and Beyond

On Board: The Basics of Being an Effective Board Member

Nice People Working with Nice People-Company Culture

Family Night at the Museum: Hollywood Rides the Rails

IMPACT Grant Lunch and Learn

Canceled - 41st Annual RiverRun 5K

Women in Public Management and Policy

Ordinary Person, Extraordinary Change

Exploring Creative Careers

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

Introduction to the Foundation Directory Online

Raise the Bar: Improve Performance through Feedback and Coaching

Lean Concepts and Tools for Service-Oriented Organizations

Federal COVID-19 Legislation Webinar

Webinar: Engaging in Collaboration and Philanthropic Partnerships for COVID-19 Response

Webinar: Special Resources Related to Covid-19 for Iowa's Arts, Culture and Creative Industries

Transitioning to a Remote Workforce During COVID-19

Working With Your Board During the Pandemic

Webinar: Financial Leadership: Making Good Decisions in Unprecedented Times

Legacy Giving: Why It's Essential, Now More Than Ever

Webinar: Place-based Grantmakers and Investing in Local Communities

Webinar: How Philanthropy Can Stand Up for Vulnerable Populations

Grantmaking to Support Children and Older Adults

Managing a Global Response

How Funders Can Support Bereavement and Grief

System Change: COVID, Nonprofits & the Economy: A Roundtable Discussion

From Common Ground to Congressional Action: Advancing the Universal Charitable Deduction

Webinar: How to Get the Most out of Your Nonprofit Website

Webinar: Leveraging Digital Platforms During a Crisis

Webinar: Psychological Wellness in the Workplace

Making Lemonade in Challenging Times

Why--and How--to Cultivate Women Donors Now

The DNA of a Dynamic Nonprofit Board, Part One

The DNA of a Dynamic Nonprofit Board, Part Two

Beyond the Board Statement: How Can Boards Join the Movement for Racial Justice?

Beyond the Board Statement: How Can Boards Join the Movement for Racial Justice?

How to Craft a Legacy Giving Case Statement

Iowa Arts Summit - Virtual Conference

(Webinar) P&P Training: New and Emerging Nonprofits

Seeking Forgiveness for a Paycheck Protection Program Loan (Webinar)

P&P Training: New and Emerging Nonprofits (Webinar)

Designing Equity-Centered Organizational Values

Make it OK & Back to School

Make it Okay: To Be Human in a Pandemic

Get Your Donors Ready to Give Before Your Big Day

The Power of Blogging & Thought Leadership for Nonprofits

Marketing Trends Nonprofits Need to Know and Embrace

Remaking the Economy: Housing Justice Webinar in Partnership with Shelterforce

DonorConnect: Justice for All

Basics of Being an Effective Board Member

Enterprise Risk Management for Nonprofits

Online Leading and Learning: How to Engage People in the Virtual Space

Cultivate Midlevel Donors

Virtual Youth Volunteer Fair

Youth Volunteerism Focus Group

Service Enterprise Initiative informational webinar

Imagine: Racial Healing in the CFGD Region (Zoom)

Connect: Racial Healing in the CFGD Region (Zoom)

Sharing Stories: Racial Healing in the CFGD Region (Zoom)

Sustaining Racial Healing Where You Live (Zoom)

History Mystery: Live From the Museum Vault (Zoom)

Susan Howlett on How to Fuel Your Board

Remaking the Economy: Indigenous Perspectives on Climate Justice

Media Masters Webinar Series: Developing Docs & Digitals

Media Masters Webinar Series: Working With Talent

Media Masters Webinar Series: Producing Like a Pro

Raising Funds and Rising Up: How to Raise Major Gifts Virtually and In-Person

How Grant Makers in the Arts are Addressing Current Challenges

Drive Donor Decisions This #Giving Tuesday with Your Nonprofit Profile

Iowa History 101: Glendale Cemetery

Meskwaki Food Sovereignty Initiative

History Mystery: Live From the Museum Vault (Zoom)

Overcoming COVID-19 Through Sustainable Collaborations

Exploring Key Data and Findings from the 2019 Columbus Survey

Convert Supporters with Powerful Landing Pages

The 2020 Year-End Fundraising Playbook by NextAfter

Quick Tips for #GivingTuesday

Online Tools Every Nonprofit Needs to Simplify Their Life

How They Did It: Virtual Events Donors Love

Remaking the Economy: Where to Now? -- and Beyond

Webinar: Nonprofit Know-How: Nonprofit Employee Personal Financial Health

(Webinar) We're in this Together: Overcoming Pandemic Stress in Providers

Implementing Shared Leadership: Practical Lessons from the Field

(Virtual) Iowa Stories: Plagued by Fire: The Dreams and Furies of Frank Lloyd Wright

Iowa: History 101: Winter Holidays (Online)

Winter Break: History Mystery (Online)

Poetry Out Loud Registration Deadline

History Mystery: Live From the Museum Vault (Zoom)

Financial Commons Launch (Online)

Iowa's Rural Heritage Revitalization Grant - Dealine

Together in Giving: 2020 Virtual Grant Reception

Persistence through (R)Evolution (virtual conference)

Persistence through (R)Evolution (virtual conference)

Ethical Storytelling for Nonprofits and Philanthropy

COVID-19 Arts & Culture Recovery Program

Webinar for Nonprofit Cultural Organizations, Live Music Venues, Government Owned Cultural Venues

Iowa Arts & Culture Recovery Program webinar (Individual Artists)

Iowa Arts and Culture Recovery Program

Remaking the Economy: COVID-10, Recovery, and the Black Community

Strategy Meets Standards: Turning FASB Accounting Standards into Innovation

Embracing AI to Scale Your Fundraising

Save America's Treasures Grant Opportunity

History of Equal Rights Grant

African American Civil Rights Grant Program

*8 Steps for Cultivating Relationships with Individual Donors

Excellence in Iowa History Awards

Nominations for Board of Trustees

*Invest in Your Donor Relations to Maximize Retention (Webinar)

*Embracing AI to Scale Your Fundraising

*Top Fundraising Trends to Capitalize on in 2021 (Webinar)

*Outcomes Thinking and Management: Shifting Focus from Activities to Impact (webinar)

*Leadership Circle for Fundraisers of Color

*NEA Grants: The Programs, the Process, and How to Pitch

Build with Bags Grant Program

Board Orientation and Leadership Development (BOLD)

*Are You Getting the Most for Your Technology Dollar?

*How to Craft an Annual Fundraising Plan in Uncertain Times

*Planned Giving Boot Camp: Part II

*IRS webinar: Retirement Plans for Small Employers and Self-Employed

*How to Get the Most Out of Your Nonprofit Website

*How to Avoid Fundraising's Silent Enemy: Donor Attrition

*The Power of Blogging and Thought Leadership for Nonprofits

*How to Craft an Annual Fundraising Plan in Uncertain Times

Remaking the Economy: Health, Racial Disparities and Economic Justice

*Nonprofit Board of Directors Legal Compliance Training

Centering Equity & Shifting Practices

Mastering (Desktop) Quickbooks 2021: The How-to Clinic for Nonprofit Bookkeepers: Pt 1

Mastering (Desktop) Quickbooks 2021: The How-to Clinic for Nonprofit Bookkeepers: Pt 2

Mastering (Online) QuickBooks 2021: The How-to Clinic for Nonprofit Bookkeepers: Pt 1

Mastering (Online) QuickBooks 2021: The How-to Clinic for Nonprofit Bookkeepers: Pt 2

IRS webinar: File Error-Free Form 1023-EZ

Remaking the Economy: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap & the Case for Reparations

Equity Conversations: Creating a Community of Belonging: Equity & Financial Stability

Equity Conversations: Creating a Community of Belonging: Equity and Health

Equity Conversations: Creating a Community of Belonging: Next Steps

How to Write an Effective Grant

Doing More with Strategic Doing-These Plans Don't Gather Dust!

Online Proposal Writing Course

*How to Win Grants for Advancing Racial Equity

Preparing for Your Audit in a Remote Environment

*Launching Inclusive Online Fundraising Campaigns During a Crisis

Introduction to Individual Giving

*Foster an Inclusive Culture for your LGBTQ+ Staff and Partners

*Upgrade Your Grant Budget to Attract Major Foundation Funders

*Sustain Your Fundraising and Impact with Leadership Buy-In

Community Circles & Conversations

Priority Management in Hectic Times

Package Your Signature Programs to Secure Corporate Sponsorships

Building Resiliency in Digital Growth and Engagement (BRIDGE)

Storytelling Q&A Session

How to Get the Most Out of Your Nonprofit Website

5 Secrets of Email Marketing Geniuses

Susman Lecture with Nikole Hannah-Jones (Virtual)

2021 Community Foundation Grantmaking Deadline

Strengthening Your Organizational Anti-Racist Practice (Virtual)

Merger: A Strategy for Nonprofit Sustainability on Zoom

Building a Learning Strategy to Expand Reach, Revenue, and Impact

HR Insight Series: Understanding Employer Implications with COVID-19

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

*Nonprofit Know-How: Advocacy & Lobbying 101 (Virtual)

Iowa Artist Fellowship Program

IA Department of Cultural Affairs New Grant Round for Arts, Culture, Film & History

Virtual Summit for Nonprofit Changemakers: Being the Change

*Proposal Writing Bootcamp Virtual Workshop

*Proposal Writing Boot Camp Virtual Workshop

State Historical Society of Iowa Research Grants for 2021/2022

Historical Resource Development Program

Country School Grant Program

*Webinar: Intro to the Guidelines & Principles for Nonprofit Excellence

*Sustainability Planning: Where Matching Grants and Capacity Building Meet

*Tough Truths Nonprofit Leaders Need to Know for Real Success

*Putting Shared Leadership into Practice

*Exploring Co-Executive Directorship

Micro Grants and CORE Application Grants deadline

*Donor Retention After a Disaster

*How to Retain Development Staff

*Nonprofit Training Day (Virtual)

*Apology: Its Role in Social and Political Life (Virtual)

*Remaking the Economy: Organizing and Wealth Building in Communities of Color

*Tips for Getting Started with Corporate Grant Seeking

*Marketing Trends Nonprofits Need to Know (and Embrace)

*Nonprofit Target Audience Q&A Session

*The Power of Blogging & Thought Leadership for Nonprofits

*How to Decipher Your Web Analytics (and Use Them to Your Advantage)

*Cut Costs and Get Creative in Crisis Mode with Nonprofit Appeals

*Avoid These All-Too-Common Nonprofit Thank You Mistakes

*Nonprofit ROI Q&A Session

*Get Your Board to Help You Fundraise—Even if They Don’t Wanna!

*How Integrated Marketing Automation Can Work for You

What Nonprofits Need to Know as Staff and Volunteers Return From Remote to In-Person Operations

Digital Roundtable: What is Anti-Blackness? How is Anti-Blackness Different From Racism?

*The Foundation for Inclusive Board Culture

*Digital Roundtable: Restorative Practices - How to Replace Punitive Practices

*On Board: The Basics of Being an Effective Board Member

*Level Up Your Major Gifts Program

The Tribal Heritage Grant Program

*Board Boot Camp for Clayton County Nonprofits

DonorConnect: Nonprofit Resilience as We Face the Future

Run Like A Mother 2021

*Nonprofit Risk Management Essentials

Red Shoe Run & Walk 5k

Iowa Fine Arts Education Summit

*How to Start an Individual Giving Program

Shoot for a Cure Golf Tournament

*Avoid Common Mistakes on your 990! Workshop with Hood & Strong CPAs

*Is Starting A Nonprofit Right For You?

Virtual Spring Plant Sale

Preserve Iowa Summit: The Trail Ahead (Virtual)

Native American Library Services: Enhancement Grants

Native American Library Services: Enhancement Grants

*Thriving Through Resilience

*Your Board and Fundraising

*Eight Steps for Cultivating Relationships with Individual Donors

Leadership Circle for Emerging Development Professionals

*Introduction to Finding Grants

*Introduction to Foundation Directory Online

Best Doggone (and Catgone) Golf Tournament of 2021

*Remaking the Economy: Core Elements of System Change

*Strategic Planning: What Now?

*Charitable Solicitation: What Does it Take to be Compliant?

Nonprofit Scaling Q&A Session

Nonprofit Planned Giving Q&A Session

Nebraska Nonprofit Conference

Foundation for Aging Letter of Interest Deadline

Rebuilding with Care: Advancing Quality Childcare in Rural Places

5 Secrets of Email Marketing Geniuses

*Storytelling for Impact

*Overcoming the Overhead Myth: Budgeting for an Effective Website, Marketing & Growth

*Tools Every Nonprofit Needs to Simplify Their Life

*Delivering Extraordinary Fundraising in Extraordinary Times

*Map Out Your Nonprofit’s Strategic Plan Options

Social Media 101 for Nonprofits

*Good Trouble: How to Advocate for Change

*Identifying Potential Major Donors: Why Wealth Data is Really Hard

How to Create an Effective Acknowledgment Strategy for Your Nonprofit

*Optimizing Instead of Redesigning Your Website

*Remaking the Economy: Envisioning a Restorative Future of Work

*Applying for Exemption - webinar

16th Annual Run, Walk, and Roll

*Why Great IT Support is Mission Critical for Nonprofits

*Boost Your Mid-Year Fundraising with a Bronze Seal on GuideStar

*How to Captivate and Engage Constituents with Your Website

*Cut Costs and Get Creative in Crisis Mode with Nonprofit Appeals

*Building Lasting Growth in the Digital Era

10th Annual Golf for Hope Fundraiser

Deafinitely Dogs Canine Cruise

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Foundation for Aging Letter of Interest Deadline

A Letter of Inquiry (LOI) is now Required as a First Step to our grant application process.

RRF Foundation for Aging (formerly The Retirement Research Foundation) is accepting Letter of Inquiry applications for its next grant cycle via our online grant portal prior to submitting a full...

Date 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 5:00pm
Location 
8765 West Higgins Road
Suite 430
Chicago, IL 60631-4170
Event Category 

*Optimizing Instead of Redesigning Your Website

Organizations are facing a lot of new and unexpected challenges that deeply affect the impact of their digital strategy and website presence. During these uncertain times, a full website redesign may not (or no longer) be in the cards. So, what can you do now with your current website that will...

Date 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
303 South Broadway
Ste 200467
Denver, CO 80209
Event Category 

*Eight Steps for Cultivating Relationships with Individual Donors

Strong donor relationships are critical to fundraising success at all stages of the development cycle. That’s a fact! Explore eight steps successful fundraisers take to reach and surpass their goals. These steps present proven techniques for connecting with donors, effectively communicating your...

Date 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10021
Event Category 

*Grantwriting Palooza (Virtual)

NAM’s Grant Writing Palooza has a new twist for 2021, Fundraising Palooza! Join us for two days of webinars on all things Grant Writing and Fundraising.

The two-day event includes eight sessions and a keynote presentation, Asking Thru Adversity, with Matt Lehrman of Social Prosperity ...

Date 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 9:00am to Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 4:00pm
Location 
1111 North 13th St.
Ste 213
Omaha, NE 68102
Event Category 

Young Writer Workshop

How does where you come from enrich your writing? Find out when you join award-winning author Stephanie Hemphill of Chicago for Young Writers’ Workshop.

Throughout the week, students will participate in icebreaker activities, explore the museum's collection vault and exhibits, engage in...

Date 
Monday, June 14, 2021 - 9:00am to Friday, June 18, 2021 - 4:00pm
Location 
600 East Locust
Des Moines, IA 50319
Event Category 

*Boost Your Mid-Year Fundraising with a Bronze Seal on GuideStar

Join Candid’s free, 30-minute webinar on Wednesday, June 9 to learn how earning a Bronze Transparency Seal can lead to funding success. We’ll share quick and easy tips to help you can claim your GuideStar profile and achieve a Bronze Seal in just 5 minutes.

As a bonus, Candid’s Support...

Date 
Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10021
Event Category 

*Your Board and Fundraising

Join us to learn practical strategies for better engaging your board in fundraising. In this hands-on virtual workshop, we’ll cover boards’ typical fundraising responsibilities, why some board members may be reluctant to fundraise, and how to overcome these concerns. We will also brainstorm new...

Date 
Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10021
Event Category 

How to Create an Effective Acknowledgment Strategy for Your Nonprofit

When it comes to acknowledging the gifts your nonprofit receives, do you have a comprehensive strategy in place? In this webinar, we’ll provide guidance on the appropriate ways to acknowledge a variety of donations that nonprofits receive and offer sample language that you can use to draft the...

Date 
Monday, June 7, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
303 South Broadway
Ste 200467
Denver, CO 80209
Event Category 

*Thriving Through Resilience

Flexibility and buoyancy are key in the dictionary definition of resilience: the ability to return to original form after being bent or stretched; to recover readily from adversity. Most of us can benefit from cultivating resilience as we continue to navigate an extraordinarily challenging...

Date 
Monday, June 7, 2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10021
Event Category 

Social Media 101 for Nonprofits

This session includes practical tips and tools for extending your cause and mission via social media. We cover the basics of using social media for your nonprofit organization and give you handy tips for the “big 3:” Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. You may be surprised to learn that Facebook is...

Date 
Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 1:30pm
Location 
1201 Infinity Ct.
Lincoln, NE 68512
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*Identifying Potential Major Donors: Why Wealth Data is Really Hard

Knowing which donors and prospects have the most potential is essential for nonprofits to focus their fundraising strategies, uncover opportunities, and maximize contributions. Unfortunately, it can be very difficult, especially in today’s economic climate, to get a full understanding of a...

Date 
Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 12:00pm
Location 
303 South Broadway
Ste 200467
Denver, CO 80209

Preserve Iowa Summit: The Trail Ahead (Virtual)

The annual Preserve Iowa Summit is the state’s premier conference for professionals and volunteers involved in historic preservation. Through expert presentations, workshops and tours, participants will learn new ways to preserve Iowa’s past for the future.

The 2021 summit’s theme, “The...

Date 
Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 9:00am to Saturday, June 5, 2021 - 3:00pm
Location 
600 East Locust
Des Moines, IA 50319
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Nebraska Nonprofit Conference

Nonprofit Association of the Midland’s forth annual Nebraska Nonprofit Conference is scheduled for August 4 & 5, 2021.

In its fourth year, the Nebraska Nonprofit Conference will move from Central Nebraska, to a virtual conference setting, bringing attendees webinars and networking...

Date 
Monday, May 31, 2021 - 5:00pm
Location 
1111 North 13th St.
Ste 213
Omaha, NE 68102
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*Tools Every Nonprofit Needs to Simplify Their Life

The best tools breathe life into your nonprofit’s online presence. The question is which ones do you really need? Evernote? DropBox? Google Alerts? There’s so much coming at you, it can feel like you’re drinking through a fire hose. In this session, presenter Molly Coke, SVP of Client Experience...

Date 
Friday, May 28, 2021 - 1:30pm
Location 
1201 Infinity Ct.
Lincoln, NE 68512
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*Overcoming the Overhead Myth: Budgeting for an Effective Website, Marketing & Growth

Join nonprofit management and fundraising expert Kiersten Hill to learn more about:

What is the overhead myth and why does it matter? The impact of underinvestment. How to address concerns with donors. What marketing efforts provide the best ROI to help you move the needle. How to improve...
Date 
Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 4:00pm
Location 
1201 Infinity Ct.
Lincoln, NE 68512
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*Strategic Planning: What Now?

We already had lots of discussion in our sector about the merits of various approaches to strategic planning before the transformative events of the last year. And now in 2021, it feels entirely appropriate for leaders and consultants to be asking themselves, what does strategic planning look...

Date 
Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
88 Broad Street
Boston, MA 02110
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*Good Trouble: How to Advocate for Change

Many nonprofits leaders are unsure about the legality of advocacy and lobbying efforts in which their organization can engage. Whether they are working independently or within a partnership such as a coalition, nonprofits should strive to influence public policies that affect the organization’s...

Date 
Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Location 
303 South Broadway
Ste 200467
Denver, CO 80209
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Rebuilding with Care: Advancing Quality Childcare in Rural Places

Over the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the crucial role of childcare within a strong economy – as many parents, primarily women, have been forced to choose between earning a living or caring for their out-of-school children. Sadly, this is nothing new for rural places. Rural...

Date 
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:15pm
Location 
2300 N Street NW
Suite 700
Washington DC, DC 20037
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*Storytelling for Impact

From the beginning of civilization, storytelling has maintained a uniquely powerful position in defining culture, motivating action, and bringing people together. Today’s marketers need to be better storytellers than ever before as more and more stories are told all around us.

Kiersten...

Date 
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 4:00pm
Location 
1201 Infinity Ct.
Lincoln, NE 68512
Event Category 

5 Secrets of Email Marketing Geniuses

There is more power and leverage in one email subscriber than 100 Facebook likes or 50 Twitter followers if email marketing is done right. Problem is, 9 out of 10 nonprofits don’t do it right.

Join Jay Wilkinson, founder and CEO of Firespring, for this free, one-hour webinar. Find...

Date 
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 10:00am
Location 
1201 Infinity Ct.
Lincoln, NE 68512
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*Nonprofit Training Day (Virtual)

This year, our theme is centered on "Thriving Today: as a Leader, as a Team Member, and as a Volunteer." We are excited to announce that Heather Woody whose keynote address will start the day before we move into 90-minute breakout sessions. As always, the event's sessions will share skills and...

Date 
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Location 
P.O. Box 10847
Cedar Rapids, IA 52410-0487
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*Digital Roundtable: Restorative Practices - How to Replace Punitive Practices

During this month's roundtable we will be discussing the theory of Restorative Justice and the role it can play in the workplace. We will examine harmful punitive disciplinary practices that may show up in our own lives and the workplaces. We will then discuss potential practices that we can...

Date 
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 3:00pm
Location 
1111 North 13th St.
Ste 213
Omaha, NE 68102
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*Remaking the Economy: Core Elements of System Change

This webinar will explore:

How do law, culture, and politics reinforce the status quo—and what tools can be used to change that dynamic? When supporting community-owned businesses, how do you balance nuts-and-bolts small business development and maintaining a vision for systemic change?...
Date 
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
88 Broad Street
Boston, MA 02110
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*Nonprofit Risk Management Essentials

With the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, it’s a challenging time for everyone. To support your work and ensure trainings are more accessible during this difficult time, Candid Learning is offering this webinar, with all of their fee-based webinars at a discounted rate.

The...

Date 
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
This event is available online.
Iowa City, IA 52245
Event Category 

Nonprofit Planned Giving Q&A Session

Presenters ​​​​​Alec McChesney ​​​​​​& Kiersten Hill guide participants trough questions such as:

How can a planned giving program support our annual fundraising? Where do I find the best candidates for planned gifts? How should I start the conversation with a donor about a planned or...
Date 
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 4:00pm
Location 
1201 Infinity Ct.
Lincoln, NE 68512