Calendar of Events

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Celebration Luncheon & Report to the Community - May 5, 2016

Join us in celebrating the community. We're simply better together. Read More »

 

DonorConnect: Animals + People = Powerful Partnerships - May 25, 2016

Animals are a part of the family for many of us, and across Iowa people are engaging animals to improve quality of life. Join us for a panel discussion with nonprofit organizations that work with our furry friends and learn how these partnerships are making our community better together. Read More »

 

Innovation Inspiration: A Workshop to Spark Nonprofit Ideas - May 26, 2016

Join us at this hands-on workshop for inspiration to ignite your organization's next innovation. Together, we'll explore ideas, products and services that are transforming nonprofits and businesses around the world. You'll analyze the magic of these ideas; then, we'll spend time discovering if this magic could work for your organization and stakeholders. But, we won't just stop with ideas. You'll also have the chance to begin building your organization's strategy. Your strategy can help you know which of the ideas you've identified might be a good fit for you, for those you serve and the mission you work for every day. Read More »

 

OnTrack - Dashboards: A Tool to Leverage Your Nonprofit's Data for Increased Effectiveness - June 9, 2016

Join us for this session led by Fiscal Management Associates, a New York City based, leading national consulting firm focused on building nonprofit fiscal strength. Dashboards are comprehensive tools that compile- in one place and in visual form -key performance metrics relevant to sustainable operations for nonprofits. For organizations interested in improving data tracking and monitoring, a dashboard can provide staff and board members with up-to-date information that can be used for strategic decision-making, to support discussions with current and potential funders, and guide effective and efficient day-to-day operations. During this workshop we will discuss key metrics and dashboards for finance, programs, fundraising, and other operational functions. You will learn key concepts to develop a performance dashboard, identify relevant Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and associated benchmarks, explore potential technology platforms for dashboard reporting, and develop a preliminary action plan for dashboard development at your nonprofit. Read More »

 

BoardLaunch - Creating a Fiscally Fit Nonprofit: Standards of Excellence in Financial Management - June 9, 2016

Join us for this session led by Fiscal Management Associates, a New York City based, leading national consulting firm focused on building nonprofit fiscal strength. Participants will receive an introduction to the four key standards of excellence in nonprofit financial management and the "best practice" approach to financial planning, financial monitoring, finance operations and governance over financial matters. Attendees will also be introduced to the organization's online library of tools and resources to help organizations become fiscally fit. Do not miss this invaluable opportunity to be introduced to key resources and strategies that you can employ at your nonprofit to begin working toward best practices in financial management. Read More »

 

DonorConnect: Raising Readers - September 19, 2016

Reading proficiently by 3rd grade is a key predictor of success in the classroom. Join us as we volunteer together and learn more about how our community helps to raise readers. Read More »

 

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