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NOTICE:  All Library locations will be CLOSED on Sunday May 29 and Monday May 30, 2016, in observation of Memorial Day.


Nonprofit Gems in the Gem City

In my work I have the pleasure of meeting many leaders in the community who are working for the greater good of Dayton. As all “ships rise on the same sea,” I love to pass along the names and organizations that are poised to help those leaders. There are a wealth of organizations, events and people positioned to help nonprofits in areas where the leader may feel like she/he could use some help. Some of those are:

  • diamondroughThe Wright State Nonprofit Leadership Alliance annual "Spring Recognition Banquet"  recognizing outstanding nonprofits and leaders will be held the evening of Thursday, April 7th.  Details and registration here NLA Spring Recognition Banquet

  • April 14th brings the launch of SCORE's spring workshop series with "Nonprofit Strategic Planning".  There is no cost to attend these excellent sessions.  Click here for more information and registration

  • The Miami Valley Nonprofit Collaborative - Thanks to underwriting from the CareSource Foundation, the next event is: a special Leadership Development workshop "Courageous Leadership" on Friday, April 29th from 8 a.m. - noon. Join Rhonda Reagh, Ph.D., for an interactive training on courageous leadership and the competencies that drive it. Registration only $10 which includes full breakfast. Find details and registration here: April 29 MVNC Registration

  • As the community's new Nonprofit Resource Librarian, I will be bringing several Grants 101 and Nonprofits 101 workshops to the community.  These workshops are free to the public but registration is required. Details and registration can be found at Nonprofit Grants Center Events

  • Join the MVNC on Friday, May 13th 8-10 a.m. for a panel presentation "Spotlight on Social Enterprise" of how local nonprofit agencies are addressing long term sustainability through design and launch of their micro businesses. Panel features Homefull, People Working Cooperatively and Good Neighbor House. $5 registration includes breakfast.  May 13 MVNC Registration

All the best,
Susan Rodenberg, MLIS

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