Impact & Insights

Capacity Building for Nonprofits

To help local nonprofit staff, board members, and volunteers better achieve their missions, the Foundation offers free workshops and learning opportunities.

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Topic-focused workshops and learning opportunities

Workshops and other learning opportunities focus on the following topics, and more:

  • Good governance
  • Sound organizational management
  • Grant writing
  • Fundraising
  • Technical assistance

In just over a decade, we've served thousands of program participants and organizations.

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Best Practice Awards

Learn about the programs that earned five nonprofit organizations a 2019 Best Practice Award.

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Spring 2020 offerings

Check out the line-up of free opportunities for nonprofits to strengthen their organizational capacity.

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A strong nonprofit sector, able to meet the needs of the community, requires strong nonprofit organizations. To that end, we offer organizational development grants of up to $25,000.

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