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January Board Development INC Training
Nonprofit Board Basics
Whether you have an all-volunteer board or are now experiencing working with your first executive director, this session is for you. “Working” boards have basic governance responsibilities as well as much of the day-to-day operations. At times, doing the work can take precedence over maintaining legal and fiduciary requirements. Learn the basics of nonprofit board member responsibilities and how to enhance the performance of your leadership team.
Build & Maintain a High Functioning Board
The Functional Nonprofit Board - A functional board is essential to the health and wellbeing of a nonprofit, but many nonprofit boards flounder for lack of proper direction, policies, and leadership. If you've ever heard a board member say "I never felt like I fit in," or "I never knew why I was there," or "I didn't realize this was a lifetime appointment," or "I had no idea I was expected to do _______," this might be the session for you. Learn how a high functioning board works and steps you can take to build such a board, or redirect a not-so-functional board to be the most effective it can be on behalf of the mission you serve.
Getting Ready for Idaho Gives
When: Thursday, Jan. 18
Time: 10:00 - 11:00 am MST
Where: Online Webinar
FREE Training: Learn everything you need to know about Idaho Gives 2018, including how to register your organization for the big event and the features available to make your organization as successful as possible this year! We’ll conclude by answering any of your Idaho Gives questions and highlighting the resources available to make getting ready for Idaho Gives 2018 a breeze!
Summer Experience Internship
One Stone High School is looking to place 70 students into an internship/job shadow experience/deep dive learning opportunity Summer 2018 for a real world learning opportunity. Students will be asked to do 60+ hours in June-July (with flexibility for timing and summer schedules).
If you are interested to host a student, please attend the Summer Experience Internship fair and information session on January 12th, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm at One Stone. The event will be an opportunity for students to learn about internship options, and for prospective hosts to learn more about One Stone.
Learn more here
Assistance with Volunteer and Fundraising Plans
Are you a small to medium sized nonprofit who would like help evaluating your volunteer program, fundraising plan, and/or program costs? Look no further!
Hillary Betz has 25 years experience in the nonprofit sector and teaches a class at BSU helping prepare graduate students for work in the nonprofit sector. She is looking for nonprofits who would be willing to share their organizational information with students to help them work through important concepts using real-world examples. Your organization will receive a written report on the above mentioned topics and more! All information you provide will remain strictly confidential.
If your nonprofit is interested please contact Hillary Betz as soon as possible. This is open to organizations statewide. The request deadline is Jan. 16.
2018 Tax Insights
President Trump has signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law. As you are most likely aware, it is set to bring widespread changes to individual and business taxes. Harris & Co. invites you to an event on January 18, 2018 with an update straight from Washington D.C. They will highlight how the tax reform will affect you and your business and how to plan for 2018.
Seating is limited and registration is open. Breakfast and 1.5 Credits of CPE is included.
Current Leaders, Past Girl Scouts
Are you a past Girl Scout that is now a leader in your community? An alumni group of the Silver Sage Girl Scout Council would like to recognize you! You can contact Claudia Hambacker at email@example.com
Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health
The Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health is pleased to announce an open call for proposals under its new Employee Community Giving Fund, a health-focused charitable effort powered by the Blue Cross of Idaho employees.
The Foundation for Health will use Community Giving Fund money, built upon financial contributions from Blue Cross of Idaho employees and dollar-for-dollar match contribution from the company, to donate more than $200,000 to Idaho-based nonprofits and organizations.
Organizations may submit proposals online starting today through January 12, 2018. Please visit https://www.bcidahofoundation.org/employeefund to learn more and to submit a proposal.
Central to Walmart's commitment to operating globally and giving back locally are the grants they award to organizations of all sizes in communities around the globe.
Whether it's a small grant to a local school or a large grant to a hunger relief organization working across several states, they engage in opportunities that align with the Walmart Foundation's key areas of focus: Opportunity, Sustainability, and Community.
Applications due on January 31, 2017. Click here for more information
2018 Mountain States Combined Federal Campaign
The application period for the 2018 Mountain States Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is now open.
Apply and learn more here
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