Events Listing

Community Foundation Celebration Luncheon

April 5, 2023 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Iowa Events Center

Join us Wednesday, April 5 at the Community Choice Credit Center Ballroom to celebrate the many ways the Community Foundation is promoting charitable giving, connecting donors with causes they care about and providing leadership on important community issues...we're simply better together.

Nonprofit Training - On Board: The Basics of Being an Effective Board Member

April 18, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
C3 Center - Maddie's Place Training Room, 1910 Ingersoll Avenue in Des Moines

Serving as a board member is an incredible opportunity to lead within the nonprofit sector and put your passion for a charitable cause into practice.

Nonprofit Training - Sharing the Story: Media Relations 101

April 27, 2023 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
C3 Center - Maddie's Place Training Room, 1910 Ingersoll Avenue in Des Moines

Your organization has a great story to tell, but are you getting media to cover the important work of your nonprofit? From finding the right angle for a story, to establishing story structure and rhetoric that will amplify the message of your organization, this storytelling workshop will teach you how to create narratives for your nonprofit’s internal and external use. You will learn how to cultivate stories and pitch them in a way that will get reporters’ attention and elevate your work in the community.

Professional Advisors - Deepening Relationships with Multi-Generational Clients Through Philanthropy

May 3, 2023 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Maddie's Place Training Room at the C3 Center, 1910 Ingersoll in Des Moines

This session will introduce and reinforce the value of philanthropy as a relationship-builder to more robust client conversations across generations. Attendees will engage with tools that can help clients find their philanthropic identity, gain knowledge on how to introduce the topic of philanthropy in client meetings and hear how the Community Foundation can partner for the benefit of your clients. 

Nonprofit Training - Deepening Relationships with Your Donors

May 4, 2023 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Maddie's Place C3 Training Center, 1910 Ingersoll Avenue in Des Moines

Join us to explore strategies and tools to help shift to a more relational focus with your donors. We will explore authenticity, active listening and alignment in your role.