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Nonprofit Training Registration

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

The Nonprofit training on May 8, 2018 will be held at the Kroc Center from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The training will cover changes in The Community Foundation’s granting, different funders, interactive break-out sessions, and much more.  This training is FREE to employees of a nonprofit, their board members, and other interested community leaders within the CSRA.  The only cost will be a $13.00 lunch per person, which will be provided by Fat Mans. There is no limit on the number of people who can attend from each non-profit.  We only require that each person register individually; there is no group registration. 

You can submit your registration below, and then you will be redirected to a payment portal for your lunch.  If you have any questions, please e-mail Rebecca Wallace at rebeccawallace@cfcsra.orgor call The Community Foundation at                  706-724-1314. 

We look forward to seeing you there!


8:30 – 9:00         Registration, coffee and conversation                                                                                                                                                                             

9:00 – 10:00       Changes in the Community Foundation for the CSRA’s Unrestricted Grants process and an introduction to the new Impact Grants program                                                                                                           

10:00 – 10:15     Break                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

10:15 – 11:30     Meet the Funders -- Community Foundation for the CSRA, Women in Philanthropy, St. Joseph Foundation, Augusta Bar Foundation, Housing and Community Development                                                                       

11:30 – 1:00       Lunch and Key Note Speaker: Kathy Keeley – Findings from the 2017 mapping report

1:00 – 2:30         Breakout Session 1Doing Non-Profit Social Media the Right Way:  Rebecca Best - Emineo Marketing

                            Social media is no longer a maybe in today’s digital environment, it’s a must do.  But how do you eat an elephant?  One bite at a time of course.  In this interactive session, Rebecca Best,

                            Owner of Emineo Marketing, will share with you how to craft an effective social media strategy, generate engaging content and grow your community on social media. This session is

                            ideal for anyone who wants to gain a better understanding of social media and how to implement best practices.

                            Breakout Session 2: Tax laws and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) changes--how they will impact nonprofits:  Jessica Cain and Elizabeth Finch from Elliot Davis

                            For the first time since 1993, financial reporting standards for nonprofits are being updated.  Get a better understanding of those changes and how they will impact your agency. 

                            Review the new tax laws and how they could impact your individual annual revenue and shape the future of planned giving results.  

2:30 – 2:45          Break

2:45 – 4:15          Breakout Session 3: Recruiting and retaining wonderful volunteers:   Jennifer Pennington, from the Jud C. Hickey Center

                             A guide for the optimal use of volunteers is critical. Discuss how to develop a successful volunteer management plan by focusing on the process of planning, recruiting

                             and training your volunteers.  You will also learn some of the best practices for retaining volunteers.  

                             Breakout Session 4:  Fundraising trends – creating an effective strategy:    Kathy Keeley, from the Georgia Center for Nonprofits

                               Fundraising is changing and evolving due to demographic, social and technological changes in the world.  This workshop will provide information on various fundraising models,

                             how annual fundraising and capital campaigns are evolving from traditional models to new models reflective of the times.  You will learn about the new models and 4 practical tips

                             for being successful today.   

4:15 – 4:30           Wrap Up and Depart


Please note: Once you submit this form, you will be redirected to the payment page for you lunch. Payment must be recieved by May 1, 2018.

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