You’re Invited: 2017 Capital District Food Summit

From our friends at the Food Pantries for the Capital District: You’re Invited: 2017 Capital District Food Summit Tuesday, April 4, 2017  //   8:00 am- 3:30 pm Siena College, Snyder Hall Click here to register now! The 2017 Food Summit is a collaborative effort between The Food Pantries for the Capital District, Siena College, The University at Albany’s…

New Volunteer Connection Website from United Way

From our friends at United Way of the Greater Capital Region, for our nonprofit friends: United Way has developed a local volunteer matching website to help nonprofit organizations recruit volunteers. Visit http://www.unitedtovolunteer.org to complete a nonprofit agency profile! United Way will promote the Volunteer Center to community members interested in donating their time and talent.…

Grant Money

A Foundation CEO’s Six-Step Formula for Winning a Grant

Click here to read a great article from Grantspace.org on helpful tips for writing successful grant applications. Among their tips: Mind the Letter of Inquiry (or pre-app, as we say here at the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region) Target the right foundation Pique the program officer (i.e. make your grant proposal interesting and…

Schenectady JCC Seeks Development Associate

Our friends at the Schenectady JCC are looking for a Development Associate to join their team. The Development Associate reports to the Executive Director (ED) and will manage all aspects of the SJCC’s year-round fundraising efforts and board governance. S/he will also collaborate closely with Senior Program Staff on external communications and marketing, including print…

Oct. 7: Meet the Funders

Join our friends at the Mohawk-Hudson Grant Professionals Association on Friday, October 7, for their Meet the Funders workshop. Senior representatives from high-profile foundations will inform participants about their funding interests and guidelines including high-priority focus areas. Participants will be able to ask questions to gain an insider’s understanding of each funder’s giving interests and…

Upcoming Nonprofit Works Training

Join Nonprofit Works in Albany on October 7 from 9:00 a.m. to noon for: Mission-Driven Communications This workshop provides nonprofit organizations with an introduction to the basic elements of a mission-driven communications strategy — including identifying audiences, crafting cogent messages, and using a variety of tools and techniques to deliver them. Includes breakout exercises on…

Nonprofits: Register now for the 2016-2017 Capacity Building Progam

This program made possible with funding support from Albany Guardian Society  ·  Bender Family Foundation  ·  The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region KeyBank Foundation  ·  The Lincoln Fund  ·  Linda G. Toohey Donor Advised Fund  ·  MVP Health Care  ·  Pavonia Fund  ·  Standish Family Fund  ·  Troy Savings Bank Charitable Foundation  · …