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September 2019

Gone Fishing: Increase Your Funding Net

September 13, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Dan River Nonprofit Network, 308 Craghead Street Suite 104
Danville, VA 24541 United States
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Got an idea for a project or program to help your community? Do you need help finding funding? The Dan River Nonprofit Network is proud to provide our region with free access to two powerful funding databases, Foundation Directory and GrantStation, that help you find and connect with organizations and funders across the world who are passionate about the same things you are. Join us for the next Fundamental Friday session on September 13th, 5:30PM-6:30PM. The event is FREE, all…

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October 2019

The Art of Managing Up

October 4, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Dan River Nonprofit Network, 308 Craghead Street Suite 104
Danville, VA 24541 United States
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We all report to someone—a funder, boss, board member, but not everyone gets the most out of these relationships. On this Fundamental Friday, learn how to effectively communicate your needs to create win-win-win scenarios. Join us to hear from Brigid Belko Gorton, the Dan River Region’s only Gallup-certified Strengths Coach, who will share how you can maximize your strengths to perfect this art of managing up.

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FLIP Training – Financial Leadership in Practice

October 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 22, 2019

Institute for Advanced Learning and Research, 150 Slayton Ave
Danville, VA 24540 United States
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FLIP (Financial Leadership in Practice) brings leadership teams together to learn and develop strategies that strengthen the link between financial process and community impact. Over the course of a 2-day workshop and three follow-up tutorials with consultant Justin Pollock of OrgForward, leadership teams explore frameworks, tools, and plans that foster stronger conversations among board and staff. In this course participants will: --Learn to tie the financial, programmatic, operational, and leadership efforts of the organization together to develop a richer understanding…

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FLIP Training – Financial Leadership in Practice

October 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 22, 2019

Institute for Advanced Learning and Research, 150 Slayton Ave
Danville, VA 24540 United States
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FLIP (Financial Leadership in Practice) brings leadership teams together to learn and develop strategies that strengthen the link between financial process and community impact. Over the course of a 2-day workshop and three follow-up tutorials with consultant Justin Pollock of OrgForward, leadership teams explore frameworks, tools, and plans that foster stronger conversations among board and staff. In this course participants will: --Learn to tie the financial, programmatic, operational, and leadership efforts of the organization together to develop a richer understanding…

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November 2019

Creating Opportunity At Goodwill

November 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Goodwill Board Room, 512 Westover Drive
Danville, VA 24541 United States
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Did you know that 1 out of 275 people in the U.S. were placed into jobs in last year with help from their local Goodwill? Goodwill is a household name for their retail store but not always for their numerous other community resources and programs. Join us for a field trip in November to learn about their free workforce services, career center, computer lab, and more to see how your organization can partner to help create opportunities for our region.…

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Hack Your Virtual Meetings

November 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Embrace virtual meetings - the future is now! This compelling option for nonprofit boards, committees, partners, and volunteers can save you time, money, and expand your reach (hello millennials!). Which types of meetings are the best fit, and how can you ensure effectiveness when people are not in the room? Join us to improve your facilitation of virtual meetings and make them more interactive! This session is presented by Jeanne Allen, an independent consultant, Newswire Contributor for Nonprofit Quarterly (NPQ),…

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December 2019

2019 Volunteer of the Year Celebration

December 16, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Ballad Brewing, 600 Craghead St.
Danville, VA 24541 United States
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Join us for our end of year celebration event of all the great work our local nonprofits and volunteers accomplish! This year’s event will be held the evening of December 16th, 2018 from 5:30-7PM. The Volunteer of the Year program starts by having a period of time for community nominations of individuals they believe embody the spirit of volunteerism and who give back to their community through their time and efforts. After the nomination period concludes, there is a community wide…

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January 2020

Fundamental Friday: National Farmworker Jobs Program

January 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Dan River Nonprofit Network, 308 Craghead Street Suite 104
Danville, VA 24541 United States
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Join us in January for a presentation from the Telamon Corporation on the National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP). This program partners with community organizations and state agencies to counter the chronic unemployment and underemployment experienced by seasonal and migrant farmworkers who depend primarily on jobs in agricultural labor performed across the country. In addition, NFJP partners with state monitor advocates to provide services to farmworkers and their families working in agriculture employment. If you work with organizations and/or individuals who…

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February 2020

Community Food Network

February 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Centra Danville, 414 Park Ave
Danville, VA 24541 United States
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Join us this month to hear from the Community Food Network (CFN), a taskforce of the Health Collaborative working to develop a fair and economically robust local food system in the Dan River Region. The CFN is working to build a diverse network of stakeholders that connects people from agriculture, education, business, nonprofits, local government, healthcare, and other community groups. This presentation will help you learn more about local food systems, how they impact you and our community, and how you can…

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Groundwater Training – Racial Equity Institute

February 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Institute for Advanced Learning and Research, 150 Slayton Ave
Danville, VA 24540 United States
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This participatory presentation examines characteristics of modern-day structural racial inequity using stories and data. What is the Groundwater Approach? The Groundwater metaphor is designed to help practitioners at all levels internalize the reality that we live in a racially structured society, and that is what causes racial inequity. The metaphor is based on three observations: 1. Racial inequity looks the same across systems 2. Socio-economic difference does not explain racial inequity 3. Inequities are caused by systems, regardless of people’s…

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