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The effectiveness, success and sustainability of your nonprofit is vital to the populations/clientele you serve. They are dependent on you and quite frankly, so is the greater Waco community. Clearing the calendar to participate in area training opportunities is one of the most strategic ways you can serve, lead, and make a resounding impact for your nonprofit. Invest today! For a list of training opportunities hosted by Waco Foundation, click here.

Local Trainings Events & Monthly Meetings


Join WordPress Superfans in the greater Waco Area

There is a great new opportunity in town for all WordPress users. This group meets to discuss about WordPress and the topics surrounding it. For more information, follow this link here.

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Social Media Breakfast is a resource that serves to assist with social media strategies.

Led by Caryn Brown at wacosocialmedia.com, here is a great way to ramp up your community base by learning how to connect with them on a daily basis. Join others for Social Media Breakfast throughout the end of the year! Schedule is as posted (click image for linked flyer): For further information, contact Caryn at caryn@digitalmediabutterfly.com or 254.722.2991

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Nonprofit Network

Nonprofit Network is scheduled on the 3rd Thursday of each month of January to May & September to November.

The Nonprofit Network is a monthly gathering of area nonprofit agencies. The FREE meetings are hosted by the Cooper Foundation and provide an opportunity for networking, peer learning and capacity building. RSVP’s are appreciated! To do so, please contact Karen Aho at the Cooper Foundation at karen@cooperfdn.org.

The meetings are as scheduled

8:00 am Refreshments & Networking
8:30 am Announcements and Program Begins
9:45 am Q&A Time
10:00 am Program Concludes

Location: Texas Life Annex, 1000 Washington Ave., Waco, TX 76701

Nonprofit Network Meeting Dates
Looking ahead, here are the upcoming dates for the 2015 Nonprofit Network

  • January 15
  • February 19
  • March 19
  • April 16
  • May 21
  • September 17
  • October 15
  • November 19

 

Follow Nonprofit Network on Twitter

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AFP Meetings

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents more than 27,000 members in 180 chapters working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs. The Central Texas chapter serves more than 70 members in the greater Waco, Temple and Killeen areas. You may join the local chapter by accessing the national AFP website (www.afpnet.org) and following the instructions for membership election.  For more information, see the “AFP Membership” tab on the left-hand sidebar. 

Every 4th Thursday of the month, AFP meetings are held at the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame Education Building, 100 Texas Ranger Trail, Waco, TX 76706. To learn more about the meeting time and dates, visit centexafp.org

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February 5 – Join JRBT & Waco Foundation for Financial Literacy Training on February 5

Financial Literacy FlyerWhether you’re a funder, board member or staffer, understanding the financial aspects of a nonprofit’s work is to your benefit.

Led by Jaynes, Reitmeier, Boyd & Therrell (JRBT), this half-day workshop will take a closer look at the financial concepts, practices and policies that comprise a nonprofit’s world. Topics to be discussed include:  ​

• Financial Statements 101

• Basis of Accounting: GAAP vs. SPF

• Accounting for Contributions

• Investments

• Federal & State Awards

• Effective Internal Controls

• 990 Form Reporting

• Other Tax Compliance Matters

CPE & CEU credits are available. For further information & speakers, click here.

Date: February 5, 2015

Time: 9 am – 12 pm. Registration begins at 8:15 am

Location: MCC Conference Center4601 N. 19th Street, Waco, TX 76710

Special Rate: $12!

​​Register here.

Limited Scholarships are available, contact nwynter@wacofoundation.org for more information.

 

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March 18-19 – Building Exceptional Boards with Chuck Loring

National trainer/speaker and Senior BoardSource Governance Associate Chuck Loring is back with Building Exceptional Boards. Join us for a 1.5 day training on governance challenges, opportunities and best practices on Day 1 and some of the critical components to nonprofit and board success on Day 2.
Day 1 (March 18, full-day): The Skinny on Boards
• Purposeful Boards
• Power Fundraising
Day 2 (March 19, half-day): Critical Components
• Board Chair/ED & Board/Staff Relationship
• Assessment, Evaluation & Progress
Click the flyers below for detailed information:
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Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 & Thursday March 19, 2015
Time: Check-in begins at 8 am
Day 1 (March 18) Session runs from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Day 2 (March 19) Session runs from 8:30 am – 12 Noon
LocationMCC Conference Center, 4601 North 19th Street, Waco, TX 76708
Cost: Day 1 only $25│Day 2 only $10; both days $30*
Register here
Limited scholarships available. Contact nwynter@wacofoundation.org for more information.
CPE credits are available for this course!
Registration closes March 10. Cancellations after March 13 will be refunded on a prorated basis.
*If you are planning to attend both days, use promo code 2DAYS5OFF to receive a $5 discount off your registration. 

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