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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.

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Events

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Online Proposal Writing Course

With the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, Candid Learning is offering its fee-based self-paced courses at a discounted rate. The updated Online Proposal Writing training is being offered for a limited time for $150. That is 25% off the original price. The offer expires on March 1, 2021 at...

Date 
Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10021
Event Category 

Building Resiliency in Digital Growth and Engagement (BRIDGE)

Even before the coronavirus pandemic, many charities were struggling to balance increased demands for services and static or decreasing income. But now those factors are even more extreme, and shifting services and fundraising to social media and other technologies have become an existential...

Date 
Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10021

Nominations for Board of Trustees

The State Historical Society is accepting nominations for its 12-person board of trustees. Nominations may be submitted by anyone, but nominees must be members of the State Historical Society of Iowa, willing to attend five meetings per year, and serve on various committees. Nominations should...

Date 
Monday, March 1, 2021 - 11:45pm
Location 
600 East Locust
Des Moines, IA 50319
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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
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Introduction to Individual Giving

Historically, in the United States, individual giving has been the biggest source of private giving, far outpacing foundation or corporate giving. A successful nonprofit organization has diversified funding streams, and individual donors play an important role. If you or your organization is new...

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

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

Strategic Doing is a methodology founded through the brilliant work of the forward thinkers at the Purdue Agile Strategy Lab. Strategic Doing teaches teams and coalitions of the willing, how to “form collaborations quickly, move them toward measurable outcomes and make adjustments along the way...

Date 
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 11:30am
Location 
PO Box 1414
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406
Event Category 

*8 Steps for Cultivating Relationships with Individual Donors

Candid Learning is offering this program at an early-bird price of $49. The price increases to $99 on March 2, 2021.

Strong donor relationships are critical to fundraising success at all stages of the development cycle—especially during the COVID-19 era. Explore eight steps successful...

Date 
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10021
Event Category 

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

June may be Pride Month, but supporting your Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer/Questioning Plus (LGBTQ+) employees and partners should be a year-round effort. This webinar will provide a 101 overview of LGBTQ+ identities and the discrimination and exclusion experienced by the LGBTQ...

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

Upgrade Your Grant Budget to Attract Major Foundation Funders

If you assume that funder connections and your proposal narrative are the keys to winning large grants, you are not alone. Budgets are an often overlooked, last-minute add. But if you take that budget from an afterthought to a core storytelling tool, it can make your foundation proposal stand...

Date 
Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10021

Priority Management in Hectic Times

Even in the best of times, nonprofit leaders can feel like we are spinning multiple plates as we strive to move our mission 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 
Virtual
Virtual, IA Virtual
Event Category 

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
Event Category 

Build with Bags Grant Program

The Iowa Grocery Industry Association provides a Build with Bags Grant Program. The primary goal of Build with Bags is to tackle an environmental concern that has been receiving a great deal of attention – the use of plastic and shopping bags. To address this issue, the Build with Bags program...

Date 
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 5:00pm
Location 
2540 106th Street
Suite 102
Urbandale, IA 50322
Event Category 

Sustain Your Fundraising and Impact with Leadership Buy-In

This webinar will focus on the power of managing up in order to develop more effective ways to increase and track your organization’s impact when it comes to accomplishing strategic goals, including but not limited to fundraising. Join Russ Hodge, CFRE and CEO of The Hodge Group for this 90-...

Date 
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10021
Event Category 

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
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 

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
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 

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

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

Priority Management in Hectic Times

*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

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*Launching Inclusive Online Fundraising Campaigns During a Crisis

Don’t let the prospect of online fundraising overwhelm you. Join this 90-minute webinar to discover how even small teams can implement a successful, inclusive, and empathetic fundraising strategy. Plus, you’ll learn ways to cultivate grassroots and major donors.

Qualifies for 1.5 CFRE...

Date 
Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10021
Event Category 

Meet the Grantmakers

Enjoy this free, one-hour conversation with leaders from the world of philanthropy. Ask about the issues that concern you and that shape grantmaking today. Meet the people who understand what drives decisions at the top levels of foundation giving.

We think you'll be impressed and...

Date 
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
350 South Bixel St.
Suite 110
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Event Category 

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

This 2-day webinar miniseries features special topics designed to take nonprofit bookkeepers to the next level in understanding how nonprofits can use QuickBooks to its fullest potential. Part 2 meets from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Central Time on February 25. The cost of $138 covers both sessions. Some...

Date 
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Location 
88 Broad Street
Boston, MA 02110
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.

In this educational session, Jay Wilkinson, founder and CEO of Firespring, will share the...

Date 
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:00am
Location 
1201 Infinity Ct.
Lincoln, NE 68512
Event Category 

Equity Conversations: Creating a Community of Belonging: Next Steps

This the final session in a series sponsored by the Cedar Rapids Civil Rights Commission and the United Way of East Central Iowa.

The purpose of the conversations is to build awareness and understanding around equity within the areas of education, financial stability, and health....

Date 
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 6:30pm
Location 
317 7th Ave. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Event Category 

How to Get the Most Out of Your Nonprofit Website

You work hard and wear a lot of hats. Changing the world can be time-consuming and stressful! This webinar will ease your mind as you learn how to put your nonprofit website to work for you and make it multitask as well as you do. Go beyond the basics with Molly Coke as she talks about how to...

Date 
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 1:30pm
Location 
1201 Infinity Ct.
Lincoln, NE 68512
Event Category 

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

This 2-day webinar miniseries includes special topics designed to take you to the next level in your understanding of how nonprofits can use QuickBooks to its fullest potential. This is Part 1 of a two-part webinar. Part 2 meets from 1:00 to 2:30 on February 23. The $138 fee covers both sessions...

Date 
Monday, February 22, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Location 
88 Broad Street
Boston, MA 02110

Storytelling Q&A Session

How do I discover my organization’s story? What are the easiest and most effective ways to start using storytelling in my marketing? Why is telling my story so important? How do we create a story that our audience will care about?

These are just some of the questions we have heard organizations...

Date 
Friday, February 19, 2021 - 2:00pm
Location 
1201 Infinity Ct.
Lincoln, NE 68512

Preparing for Your Audit in a Remote Environment

With the complexity of today’s auditing environment and the addition of many new accounting standards and regulatory requirements over the past few years, preparing for your annual audit may seem like a daunting task. Add working in a still largely remote environment, and things get even more...

Date 
Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 3:00pm
Location 
Virtual
Virtual, IA Virtual
Event Category 

Package Your Signature Programs to Secure Corporate Sponsorships

Learn how to tap into corporate sponsors who are interested in programmatic impact. Join our webinar to get the tools you need to package your organization’s signature programs, as well as engage existing corporate sponsors and attract new ones.

Special guest: Kirk Brown, Chief...

Date 
Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10021
Event Category 

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

NPQ’s latest webinar in our Remaking the Economy series looks at the racial wealth gap, focusing on Black Americans. In 2017, a report titled The Road to Zero Wealth noted that at current trends, by mid-century the median wealth of a Black family in the US would fall below zero (i.e., more than...

Date 
Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
88 Broad Street
Boston, MA 02110
Event Category 

Sustaining Racial Healing Where You Live (Zoom)

Understanding the dynamics of racial equity and systemic racism in rural Iowa communities is a complex journey. These interactive conversations will give leaders in our small, rural towns knowledge and tools to apply in their work bringing the community together around what they have in common,...

Date 
Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 12:00pm
Location 
700 Locust St.
Suite 195
Dubuque, IA 52001
Event Category 

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

This is the third in a series of sessions held by the Cedar Rapids Civil Rights Commission and the United Way of East Central Iowa. The purpose of the series is to build awareness and understanding around equity within the areas of education, financial stability, and health. Participants will...

Date 
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 6:30pm
Location 
317 7th Ave. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Event Category 

*Nonprofit Board of Directors Legal Compliance Training

Iowa Legal Aid is hosting a free legal compliance training for nonprofit boards of directors! The training will be held virtually via Zoom on Saturday, February 13th, from 9 a.m. to noon (with plenty of breaks!).

Bill Boyd, Past President of the Iowa State Bar Association, will once...

Date 
Saturday, February 13, 2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Location 
1111 9th Street, Suite 230
Des Moines, IA 50314
Event Category 

2021 First Grant Cycle

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation announces its first grant cycle for 2021 for local charitable nonprofits. Applications will be accepted through Friday, February 12, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. CST. Grants will be awarded to organizations that enhance the quality of life in Linn County....

Date 
Friday, February 12, 2021 - 4:30pm
Location 
324 3rd St SE
Ste. 302
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Event Category 

*How to Win Grants for Advancing Racial Equity

This 75-minute seminar will cover in part:

How to build an effective case for support for diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts Tips for identifying and forging ties with foundations that support racial-equity work Ways you should — and should not — tell the story of your work to grant...
Date 
Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 1:00pm
Location 
1255 Twenty-Third St. NW
Washington DC, DC 20037
Event Category 

Centering Equity & Shifting Practices

Across nonprofits and civil society, organizations have had to move quickly and creatively to respond to the needs of staff around Covid, the economic crisis, and the acceleration of movements for racial justice, including long-overdue attention to anti-Blackness specifically. This confluence of...

Date 
Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Location 
88 Broad Street
Boston, MA 02110
Event Category 

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

The Cedar Rapids Civil Rights Commission and the United Way of East Central Iowa are partnering to host a series of equity conversations every Tuesday evening in February. The sessions are held 6:30-8:00 pm. There is no charge. Reserve your space on the event site. The purpose of the series is...

Date 
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 6:30pm
Location 
317 7th Ave. SE
Ste. 302
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Event Category 

How to Write an Effective Grant

Need help writing grants? New to grant-writing? Interested in getting more beneficial responses to your grant proposals? Join us for this 90-minute discussion centered on how to write effective grant proposals for foundations, GCRCF and corporations with presenter Elizabeth Cwik.

This is...

Date 
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 11:30am
Location 
PO Box 1414
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406
Event Category 

Volunteer Iowa Day

Volunteer Iowa and the Iowa Mentoring Partnership host Volunteer Iowa Day at the Capitol each year to share with legislators the latest information on the tremendous contributions volunteers and mentors make and their impact in Iowa’s communities. It is also an opportunity to educate lawmakers...

Date 
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 8:00am
Location 
1963 Bell Ave.
Suite 200
Des Moines, IA 50315

Excellence in Iowa History Awards

The State Historical Society of Iowa is accepting nominations for its Excellence in Iowa History Awards. The awards recognize individuals, organizations, and communities that made outstanding contributions to the study and practice of Iowa history during 2020, as well as outstanding publications...

Date 
Monday, February 1, 2021 - 11:45pm
Location 
600 East Locust
Des Moines, IA 50319
Event Category 

Iowa's Rural Heritage Revitalization Grant - Dealine

Iowa’s Rural Heritage Revitalization Grants support physical preservation projects, including architectural and engineering services. The grants are designed to help fund the rehabilitation of National Register-listed properties in Iowa’s rural communities and are selected through a competitive...

Date 
Monday, February 1, 2021 - 11:45pm
Location 
600 East Locust
Des Moines, IA 50319