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 3,000 program participants representing more than 1,100 organizations.

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Best Practice Awards

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

Meet the awardees

Emerging Leaders

Early career nonprofit staff members seeking an increased leadership role have until February 28 to apply for our Emerging Leaders program.

Program details

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.

Learn more and apply