May 14, 2015 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
First National Bank of Elk River
812 Main Street Northwest
Elk River, MN 55330
Kristin Ackley

Hosted by the Three Rivers Community Foundation and Initiative Foundation.

Picture of large crowdsCrowdfunding is a tool to seek and secure financial contributions from many donors in order to achieve specific project goals in a short period of time.  This exciting presentation by Steve Boland, Managing Partner of Next in Nonprofits, will review the common crowdfunding tools such as Razoo, GiveMN, Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and discuss the essential elements of successful crowdfunding campaign.

Grant Writing is a key source of funding for most nonprofit organizations and in this session participants will learn how to make their proposals stronger. Barb Downs, Grants Specialist of the Initiative Foundation, will lead participants through writing clear and concise narratives that show program/project impact. Additionally, participants will review grant budgets and have the opportunity to ask their pressing grant related questions. 

This complimentary workshop will be presented at First National Bank of Elk River in the Training Room from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Doors will open at 8:30 with light refreshments

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