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Events

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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

State Arts & Culture Grants Deadline

What's your big idea? Make it happen with support from the Iowa Arts Council 's new round of grant funding and opportunities for arts and culture nonprofits. Each year, the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs invests grant funding into projects and...

Date 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 11:45pm
Location 
600 E. Locust St.
Des Moines, IA 50319
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Run Like a Mother 5K Race

Packet pick-up will take place at The Runner’s Flat, 120 Main Street, Cedar Falls, on Friday, May 10, 4:00 – 7:00 pm

On race day, May 11, registration begins at 7 am. Race starts at 9 am.

Award categories:

The fastest mother Overall fastest male and female Fastest male...
Date 
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 7:00am
Location 
Island Park
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
Event Category 

Grant Management Training

Volunteer Iowa is hosting a free, one-day training open to staff, board members, volunteers, and national service members of organizations who want to become better skilled at preparing for and managing state and federal grant opportunities. (This is the same as the March 19 presentation in...

Date 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 9:00am
Location 
Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa
3117 Greenhill Circle
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
Event Category 

Guide Certification & Tourism Workshop

Designed for staff and volunteers who lead guided programs at Iowa’s community tourism attractions, including but not limited to museums, parks and conservation areas, historic sites, science centers and agritourism. The session meets from 9:30 am to 3 pm and features interactive methods and...

Date 
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 9:30am
Location 
Music Man Square
308 S. Pennsylvania Ave.
Mason City, IA 50401
Event Category 

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 
Des Moines Social Club
900 Mulberry St.
Des Moines, IA 50309
Event Category 

Student Involvement Fair

Meet representatives of organizations that are looking for volunteers. Nearly 200 student organizations will be on hand to talk with students.

Date 
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 6:00pm
Location 
Hubbard Park
University of Iowa campus
Iowa City, IA 52242
Event Category 

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

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

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RiverRun 5K

Prices before spring break: UI Student: $20 Non-Student: $30 UI-Student Team (5 people max): $85 Non UI-Student Team (5 people max): $110

Join us on Sunday, April 14th, 2019, to enjoy our newly-designed 5k course along the Iowa River, a runner's breakfast, a T-shirt, yoga, and a Health...

Date 
Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 9:00am
Location 
Iowa Memorial Union
University of Iowa Campus, IA 52242
Event Category 

Spring Cleaning Along the Iowa River

Do you love spending time outside? Are you passionate about the environment? Do you enjoy improving and beautifying your community? Needing some extra service hours? If any of these sound like you, then roll up your sleeves and mark your calendars for the Environmental Science Club's "Spring...

Date 
Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 10:00am
Location 
Lagoon Shelter House
230 N. Riverside Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
Event Category 

Doc Dash 5K Run and Walk

Doc Dash is an annual 5K hosted by students at the Carver College of Medicine for the benefit of the Iowa City Free Medical and Dental Clinic and the UI Mobile Clinic. These organizations provide basic medical services to those in need throughout eastern Iowa. Last year we set a Doc Dash record...

Date 
Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 7:30am
Location 
375 Newton Road
Iowa City, IA 52242
Event Category 

Opening Doors Gala: A Black Tie A-Fair

Fundraiser for Family Resources. Family Resources provides services to children, families, and individuals in Iowa and Illinois. We assist with emergency housing, counseling, and education.

The evening features a cocktail hour, entertainment by Magician David Casas, juggler Zach Metzler...

Date 
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 6:00pm
Location 
Waterfront Convention Center
2021 State Street
Bettendorf, IA 52722
Event Category 

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
Event Category 

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
Event Category 

State Arts & Culture Grants Information Session in Le Mars

State grant deadlines for art and history projects are approaching fast, and we have a hunch you have questions about how to apply. Grant information sessions in Algona, Perry, Corning and Le Mars will include a one-hour program presentation followed by an hour of one-on-one appointments....

Date 
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 11:00am
Location 
200 Central Ave. S.
Le Mars, IA 51031
Event Category 

State Arts & Culture Grants Information Session in Corning

State grant deadlines for art and history projects are approaching fast, and we have a hunch you have questions about how to apply. Grant information sessions in Algona, Perry, Corning and Le Mars will include a one-hour program presentation followed by an hour of one-on-one appointments....

Date 
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 10:00am
Location 
800 Davis Ave.
Corning, IA 50841
Event Category 

Online Grant Application Lunch and Learn

Sponsored by The Keokuk Area Community Foundation, The Lee County Charitable Fund, and The Leaders of Southeast Iowa Foundation. Lunch and program materials provided free of charge by The Keokuk Area Community Foundation for all attendees.

Learn About...

2019 Tri-State Area grant...
Date 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 12:00pm
Location 
Hawkeye Restaurant
105 North Park Drive
Keokuk, IA 52632
Event Category 

State Arts & Culture Grants Information Session in Perry

State grant deadlines for art and history projects are approaching fast, and we have a hunch you have questions about how to apply. Grant information sessions in Algona, Perry, Corning and Le Mars will include a one-hour program presentation followed by an hour of one-on-one appointments....

Date 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 10:00am
Location 
1219 Warford St.
Perry, IA 50220

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