Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Grant Writing, Fundraising and Financial Management workshops!

One of your cohort members asked about opportunities for learning more about best practices in grant writing, fundraising and nonprofit financial management. Here's what I found that's coming up. If you know of other learning opportunities, please share!

Donor's Forum: Tools & Tips for Successful Fundraising, Dec 6, 12:00 - 1:15pm, 208 South LaSalle, Suite 1540 :

Center for Nonprofit Success: Grant Proposal 101 Workshop, Jan 12, 8:30am-12:00pm, University Center, 525 South State Street

Center for Nonprofit Success: Nonprofit Financial Management, Oct 12, 8:30am-12:00pm, University Center, 525 South State Street: http://www.cfnps.org/CHILS8A.aspx.

A&BC will be having nonprofit financial management and fundraising event workshops next year too. We'll be posting our 2012 workshop scheduled by the end of the year. Stay tuned! You'll find them listed here: http://www.artsbiz-chicago.org/workshops/

Monday, November 7, 2011


Here's a professional development opportunity to consider attending...

Monday, November 14, 2011 | 1:00pm - 5:00pm | Chicago Cultural Center

Learn how to capitalize on Chicago's $11 billion tourism industry...

Meet a panel of industry experts and hear how you can attract visitors to your organization. Find out how to work with tour operators to be featured on a tour, how to work with concierges to promote your events, and how to market to groups. You will also learn about all the services available to you through the Chicago Office of Tourism and Culture, including inclusion on www.ExploreChicago.org, Chicago's official tourism site.

Following the panel, get in-depth training on how to utilize social media platforms like Foursquare, SCVNGR, and Flickr to further engage the tens of millions of leisure travelers who visit Chicago each year.

RSVP HERE: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/89C2SY2 by November 10th

Admission is free but reservation required.

Questions? Please contact Maureen Burns at 312.742.1761 or