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

This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Please rsvp by Friday, May 24.

This is the first event in the Community Learning Series hosted by the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation. Susan Longworth, Senior Business Economist of the Federal Reserve Bank of...

Date 
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 12:00pm
Location 
324 Third St. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
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Iowa Fine Arts Education Summit: Connecting Through Standards

Interested in learning more about Iowa's new fine arts standards? Are you new to the standards or familiar but needing more resources for alignment? Would you like to network with peers within your fine arts discipline and across all fine arts disciplines to have conversations around curriculum...

Date 
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 8:00am
Location 
Des Moines Area Community College
1055 S.W. Prairie Trail Parkway
Ankeny, IA 50023
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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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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
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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
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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
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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