Events Listing

Professional Advisor Charitable Giving Education Session

September 10, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Finkbine Mansion, 1915 Grand Avenue in Des Moines

Professional advisors, please join us at the Finkbine Mansion, home of the Community Foundation, to learn about our role in shaping the future of Greater Des Moines and hear practical tips and tools regarding recent tax law changes, charitable giving funds and non-cash gifts.

On Board: The Basics of Being an Effective Board Member

September 12, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Junior Achievement, 6100 Grand 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. Along with an affinity for the mission, effective board members must possess a clear understanding of roles and responsibilities to keep your organization on track.

DonorConnect: Cooking Up a Strong Community

September 17, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Hall, 111 South 11th Street in West Des Moines

Join us for a discussion with innovative nonprofit leaders who are leveraging opportunities to use food as a bridge to build a stronger community.

Deepening Donor Relations: Insights From Professional Advisors That Nonprofit Leaders Need to Know

September 25, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Junior Achievement, 6100 Grand Avenue in Des Moines

Many donors have key conversations with trusted professional advisors as they consider their charitable contributions. In this FREE session, a panel will discuss how to ask strategic questions of advisors and donors to deepen your engagement and consider how to leverage professional advisor expertise within your organization.

Collaborating to Innovate: Design Thinking 101

October 1, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Junior Achievement, 6100 Grand Avenue in Des Moines

How can your organization dramatically improve the process of collaboration - and get more voices heard? Nonprofits looking for new approaches to solving problems and engaging stakeholders can explore the emerging field of design thinking. This action-oriented method for generating creative solutions begins by helping organizations better understand the people they serve.