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  · …

The Community Foundation Welcomes John Eberle as President and CEO

Join the staff and Board of Directors of the Community Foundation in welcoming John Eberle! Click here to leave a welcome message for John on our Facebook wall (requires a Facebook account) Click here to send a welcome message to John online Or tweet a welcome message to@CommFound518  The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital…

Nonprofit Resources and Tools from the National Council of Nonprofits

From the Council of Nonprofits: The National Council of Nonprofits (Council of Nonprofits) is a trusted resource and advocate for America’s charitable nonprofits. Through our powerful network of State Associations and 25,000-plus members – the nation’s largest network of nonprofits – we serve as a central coordinator and mobilizer to help nonprofits achieve greater collective…

The Secret To Sustainability For Non-profit Organizations

Via Forbes: (Nonprofit) organizations are almost always doing amazing things, but too often I find them feeling totally strapped and constrained by resources. The staff is overworked and underpaid. Most non-profits walk a fine line between hope and despair. Financial limitations, and the insecurity that creates, lead to way too much focus on money and the wrong metrics. When…

How Parents Can Support College Students

From OnlineColleges.net comes an excellent set of resources for parents/caregivers helping young adults navigate the complicated world of college admissions and paying for school. Transitioning from high school to college is an exciting and empowering experience. While some high school graduates delay attending college, about two thirds of attendees are still considered “traditional” college students,…