Fundamentals of Nonprofit Funding Training
January 23 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
UNITED WAY NEWS
Contact: Emily Darrow, Senior Director of Marketing & Communications, firstname.lastname@example.org, (845) 471-1900 EXT 3114
Photos of Sarah Olivieri and Jessica Sherman attached.
For Immediate Release
United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region presents free training, “Fundamentals of Nonprofit Funding” for nonprofit professionals and key volunteers on January 23rd
POUGHKEEPSIE & NEWBURGH, NY — On Thursday, January 23rd, United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region will offer a free training session for nonprofit professionals and key volunteers featuring several informative speakers. The training, “Fundamentals of Nonprofit Funding,” will take place at Dutchess Community College from 8:00am to 2:00pm. The training will provide a great opportunity for nonprofit managers, staff and board members to learn key skills to maximize the success of their organization. Please preregister at www.uwdor.org/registernonprofit to reserve your place, as space is limited.
The training will focus on outcome measurement and budgeting, grantwriting and volunteer impact. Nonprofit strategist Sarah Olivieri from PivotGround will discuss “Outcomes Measurement & Budgeting for Funding Proposals.” The Poughkeepsie Public Library District’s Jessica Sherman will offer “The Grantwriter’s Toolbox.” Attendees are asked to bring previous or current funding requests for feedback. Following the two workshops, there will be a panel discussion, “Strategies for Volunteer IMPACT.” The panelists include: Sara Alpert, Community Based Learning Coordinator at SUNY Dutchess; Sarah DeVeer, Special Events Administrator/Outreach Coordinator at Bard College; Melissa Gaeke, Ph.D, Director of the Center for Civic Engagement & Leadership at Marist College; Danny Malavé Assistant Dean for Student Conduct and Community Engagement at the Culinary Institute of America; Kathleen O’Keefe, Director of the Career Center at Mount Saint Mary College; and Erica Wagner, Service Learning Coordinator at SUNY New Paltz.
Following the presentations there will be a mandatory meeting for any nonprofit agency that plans to apply for United Way grants through the Community Fund in 2020, presented by UWDOR Director of Community Impact Melissa Clark.
There will be networking opportunities during the training, so participants are encouraged to bring business cards and handouts to share.
There is no fee to attend this event, however space is limited. This program is open to any nonprofit professional and organization volunteer in our region. Register today at www.uwdor.org/registernonprofit to guarantee your space. This training is made possible with support from the New York State Volunteer Generation Fund and the Dutchess County Workforce Investment Board.
For additional information about United Way, go to www.uwdor.org.
About the Presenters:
Sarah Olivieri is a nonprofit business strategist, two time published author, former Executive Director, and creator of the Impact Method™ – a business framework for nonprofits designed to help them thrive in the digital age. Sarah received her BA from the University of Chicago with a focus on globalization and its effect on marginalized cultures, and holds a master’s degree in Humanistic and Multicultural Education from SUNY New Paltz. As the founder and heart behind PivotGround, Sarah helps human-service nonprofits increase capacity, deliver better programming, attract more funding, and make the world a better place.
Jessica Sherman is a Reference Librarian at the Poughkeepsie Public Library District. She is the Adriance library’s Funding Information Supervisor for Candid.org and assists local non-profits with grant seeking to support their meaningful work. As a Librarian, Jessica has worn many hats- working with kids through seniors. In her spare time, she likes to travel, take walks with her feisty rescue dog, Marilyn, and of course, read.
Nonprofit training “Fundamentals of Nonprofit Funding” provides nonprofit professionals a free opportunity for professional development and is presented by United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region.
Date: Thursday, January 23rd
Time: 8:00am – 2:00pm
Location: Dutchess Community College, B122
Advance Registration Required: www.uwdor.org/registernonprofit
About United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region
United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in our community. In 2018-19, charitable contributions from individuals, businesses and organizations to United Way’s Community Fund supported nonprofit partners in delivering services to 182,662 residents of Dutchess and Orange Counties. For more information, go to www.uwdor.org.