Nonprofit Essentials

Professional Development

Offered through Continuing Education

@ Florissant Valley | Forest Park | Meramec

Designed for existing and aspiring nonprofit professionals, the Nonprofit Essentials program helps meet the increasingly challenging demands that are placed on board members, administrators, staff, and volunteers. Explore establishing and running a nonprofit, grant writing, capacity building and more.

Program Contact

Continuing Education

Phone

314-984-7777

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Event Planning 101

From the most exciting to the most mundane tasks, you’ll receive the best advice on items to consider and the roles and actions necessary to successfully and enjoyably produce and execute your event. Discussion will also focus on how to avoid potential hurdles by establishing a clearly communicated process and timeline with your team. You’ll also learn to draft an outline and timeline, beginning with concept and ending with effective follow-up, which you can utilize for current or future event planning. Instructor is a producer for an international media outreach organization and former nonprofit manager of over 100 volunteers.
NPAD:704 | 1 session | $39 AGE 60+ | $39 REG
P01 Th 6-8 p.m. | Sarah Guldalian
April 2 | MC-BA, 122

The ABCs of Grant Writing for Beginners

Gain an overview of what is involved in the identification and acquisition of grants, including where to look for grant opportunities, the basic components of a grant proposal, and steps needed prior to writing a proposal. Instructor has more than 30 years experience in grant writing and grants management and has played an instrumental role in securing over $43 million in grants for community organizations, higher learning institutions, and state and local government agencies. Designed for individuals with little to no grant writing experience. Lunch on your own.
NPAD:701 | 1 session | $57 AGE 60+ | $79 REG
P01 Sa 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Daphne Walker-Thoth
April 18 | FP-G, 325
P03 Sa 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Daphne Walker-Thoth
May 2 | MC-BA, 122

Grant Writing for Nonprofit Professionals

Are you responsible for securing grants for your community-based organization but are not a professional grant writer? Through this course, executive directors, project directors, program specialists and administrative professionals from small nonprofit organizations are introduced to strategies for preparing winning grant proposals. Instructor has more than 30 years experience in grant writing and grants management and has played an instrumental role in securing over $43 million in grants for community organizations, higher learning institutions, and state and local government agencies. Lunch on your own.
NPAD:701 | 1 session | $57 AGE 60+ | $79 REG
P02 Sa 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Daphne Walker-Thoth
April 25 | FV-B, 123


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