Thursday, Dec 12, 2013
Rural Community Development Capacity Building Conferences
Date(s) & Time(s)::
March 2, 2013
March 9, 2013
March 16, 2013
Phone: 217-522-2378 or Toll Free: 800-728-1523
Illinois Coalition for Community Services will conduct Capacity Building Conferences providing information and expertise through enriched learning activities at 3 locations in March of 2013. Community organizations, non-profits, churches, and others are invited to attend. Each conference will begin at 10 a.m. and conclude no later than 3 p.m. Lunch will be provided. These Conferences are being offered at no cost thanks to a grant to ICCS from the USDA’SReturn to event list.
Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI).
All participants will attend a plenary session on “Going Green - Understanding Environmental Issues”.
Presented by Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Each participant will have the opportunity to attend three of the conference workshops.
Development of Grassroots Programs; Outreach and Logic Models
Partnerships and Resource Capacity
Working with Print and Electronic Media
Fundraising Programs and Events
Organizing, Maintaining and Improving Food Pantries
Nonprofit Filing Process
Board Development for Non-Profits
Volunteer Recruitment, Training and Retention
Grassroots Organizing with Latinos
The Conferences will be held on the following dates and locations.
March 2 - Carbondale, University Baptist Church, 700 S. Oakland
Keynote Speaker-State Representative John Bradley
March 9 - Springfield, Governor’s Mansion, 5th and Jackson St.
Keynote Speaker-State Senator Andrew Manar
March 16 - Macomb, Spoon River Community College, 2500 E. Jackson St.
Keynote Speaker-State Senator John Sullivan
If you would like to attend one of these conferences, please RSVP for the location of your choice, along with your contact information to: firstname.lastname@example.org
American Sign Language provided on request.
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