Professional Development

SLACO Sustainable Neighborhood Academy – May 2017

The St. Louis Association of Community Organizations (SLACO) is hosting another series of Sustainable Neighborhood Academy workshops this month! See image below for dates and details. To reserve your seat, call 314-361-9406 or email jarnold@slaco-mo.org.

Missouri Workforce Housing Association Property Management Conference

The Missouri Workforce Housing Association (MOWHA) will host its First Annual Property Management Conference April 24th-25th at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia, Missouri. The conference will offer approved continuing education from a certified, nationally recognized trainer. To sign up to attend or […]

St. Charles County Innovative Housing Conference

The North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) is hosting an Innovative Housing Conference on Thursday, March 2nd at Mill Pond Senior Apartments (1101 Mill Pond Cr., O’ Fallon, Missouri). The conference will discuss solutions to common housing problems, including home loans, tiny […]

Affordable For-Sale Housing Development Group Training Session from Rise

Rise Community Development (Rise) has announced its final group training seminar for 2016, a workshop on affordable for-sale housing development for community development professionals. The training session will be led by Rise’s real estate development staff, who will frame the strategic housing process for […]

Energy Efficiency Workshop for Affordable Multifamily Housing

Join Tower Grove Neighborhoods CDC next Monday, October 24th from 9:00–11:00 am for a workshop on energy efficiency strategies for affordable multifamily housing. This is the third and final workshop in this series for 2016. Attendees will hear from industry […]

Asset Management Training from the Brown School of Social Work and NeighborWorks America

The Brown School of Social Work at Washington University is proud to present once again, in collaboration with NeighborWorks America, its three-course certificate program, Affordable Housing and Mixed Income Community Management. This series prepares professionals with key skills and knowledge to […]

How to Develop and Sustain an Effective, Engaged Nonprofit Board

UMSL’s Nonprofit Management and Leadership program is offering this workshop on Thursday, May 19 from 1pm to 5pm. This workshop will be lead by John McClusky and will feature several local panelists including Faith Sandler of the Scholarship Foundation, Jessica […]

Funding Your Neighborhood Project

On Saturday, Feburary 27, the Neighborhood Leadership Academy is hosting this workshop on best practices for securing funding for community projects. For more information about this workshop, click the link below. Funding Workshop Flyer PDF

Save the Date: Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Conference

On February 5th and 6th, CREA, a CBN member, will co-host this conference in partnership with EHOC and SLU Law. Save the date and stay tuned for more information! To see a flyer for this event, click on the link […]

2015 Better Neighborhoods Awards

On October 22, DeSales Community Housing Corporation is hosting “Night Out for Neighborhoods” at Il Monastero. During the event, construction and rehabilitation projects will be honored with the “2015 Better Neighborhood Awards.” To nominate a project that has made a […]

Near North Side STL Choice Youth Council

The Near North Side St. Louis Choice Initiative is starting a new youth council. The council’s first meeting will be held Monday, August 24, at the Flance Early Learning Center. For more information, see the attached PDF by clicking the […]

St. Louis County Office of Community Development

St. Louis County’s Office of Community Development is hosting a public meeting on September 2 on the development of their Five-Year Consolidated Plan for 2016-2020. To see a PDF with more information about this hearing, click on the link below. […]

Hamilton Heights Neighborhood Organization Annual Home Repair and Energy Conservation Summit

The Hamilton Heights Neighborhood Organization is hosting a their Annual Home Repair and Energy Conservation Summit on July 11 at the Omega Center. For more information on this event, click on the image below.  

Near North Side Saint Louis Neighborhood Planning Initiative

The Near North Side St. Louis (NNS) Choice Neighborhood Planning Initiative is continuing its working group meetings and community meetings throughout the month of June. Community meetings take place every 3rd Thursday of the month. There are also three working […]

CDA Nonprofit Workshop: CDBG Financial Management

Join St. Louis City CDA June 30th from 1-4pm for a training on financial management of CDBG funds. CDA staff will provide government accounting updates, discuss 2016 application cost allocating methods and budgeting, and conduct an interactive session on spending […]

CDA Nonprofit Workshop: CDBG Proposal Best Practices

June 29th from 9:30am to 12:00pm St. Louis City CDA will cover best practices in proposals for the 2016 CDBG funding cycle. To register for the training, click here.

Volunteering Across the Life Span: Engaging Volunteers of All Ages

This June 26th training by UMSL’s Nonprofit Management and Leadership Program is part of the Chancellor’s Certificate on Volunteer Management. This course will focus on issues from recruitment to training to retaining volunteers of different ages. For more information and […]

Fifth Annual MOWHA Conference

On Wednesday, July 8, the Missouri Workforce Housing Association will host its fifth annual conference in Kansas City. This 3 day conference will feature events for those working with or interested in Low Income Housing Tax Credit and Affordable Housing […]

More Choices for More Families

The Poverty and Race Research Action Council, Metropolitan Planning Council, and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities is hosting the 6th Annual National Conference on Housing Mobility. This two day conference will take place July 15 through July 16 […]

Crowdfunding for Real Estate: What Does it Mean for St. Louis?

The Urban Land Institute of St. Louis is hosting this panel discussion on the leveraging crowdfunding to generate capital for real estate developments and improvements. This discussion is set to take place June 24 at the Palladium. Fore more information, […]

CAASTL Home Health and Energy Resource Fair

The Community Action Agency of St. Louis County (CAASTL) is hosting the Home, Health, and Energy Resource Fair Saturday, June 20th at the Greater Grace Church on 3690 Pershall Road in Ferguson. For more information, click on the image below.

City of St. Louis Leadership Symposium

On Tuesday, June 2, the City of St. Louis’ Office of Diversity and Inclusion will host the 1st Leadership Symposium on “Investing in the Potential and Sharing the Values of Community Leadership.” This event will feature several prominent speakers, including […]

Fifth Annual Missouri Workforce Housing Association Conference

On Wednesday July 8, the Missouri Workforce Housing Association (MOWHA) will host its fifth annual conference at the Marriott Country Club Plaza in Kansas City. This 3 day conference will feature events for those working with or interested in Low […]

Near North Side Saint Louis Choice Neighborhood Planning Initiative Events this Week

The Near North Side St. Louis Choice Neighborhood Planning initiative is hosting four events this week and next related to the development of their community plans. Three separate working groups will meet to discuss and develop comprehensive and inclusive community […]

Credit Building Training

On May 21, the Credit Builders Alliance, JPMorgan Chase and Justine Petersen are hosting a Credit Building Training for nonprofits seeking to develop an asset building strategy. To attend this workshop, please RSVP by May 15. For more information, click […]

Meet the Donor – Funder Strategies: Updates and Information

On Wednesday May 27, the Gateway Center for Giving is featuring this panel discussion with local funders on ways to improve their community impact. This discussion will take place at the Missouri History Museum from 3:30 to 5pm. For more […]

Upcoming Near North Side St. Louis Choice Neighborhood Planning Initiative Events

The Near North Side St. Louis Choice Neighborhood Planning initiative is hosting four events over the next two weeks related to the development of their community plans. Three separate working groups will begin meeting every other week to discuss and […]

Hometown Heroes Resource Fair

The Community Action Agency of St. Louis is hosting the “Hometown Heroes Resource Fair,” April 30 from 1 to 7pm at the Berkeley Civic Center. Available resources include housing assistance, credit counseling, and information on affordable health care. For more […]

Community Development In Distressed Neighborhoods

Rise and the Community Builders Network are hosting a training seminar on community development planning and implementation in distressed neighborhoods. This seminar is set to take place May 7 at Harris-Stowe State University. For more information, and to register, click […]

PCRG Annual Community Development Summit: Physical Places and Social Spaces

On May 12 and 13, the Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group is hosting the 5th Annual Community Development Summit in downtown Pittsburgh. This two-day summit will feature networking, workshops, and panel discussions with several speakers, including Tamar Shapiro and Paul Farmer. […]

A Sector Hanging In The Balance: Human Services in the 21st Century

Grace Hill Settlement House is hosting a morning breakfast and conversation with Susan Dreyfus, President and CEO of the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities, and Professor Edward Lawlor, Dean of the Brown School of Social Work at Washington University. […]

South City Health Festival

The South City Health Festival will take place on Saturday April 25 in Fox Park from 10am to 2pm. The festival is sponsored by the Jefferson Collaborative, comprised of DeSales Community Housing Corporation, SouthSide Early Childhood Center and KIPP Inspire […]

Gun Violence: A Public Health Crisis

The Institute for Public Health at Washington University is hosting this panel discussion to increase awareness and propose solutions to address gun violence. This discussion is set to take place April 21 at the Eric P. Newman Education Center. For […]

America Walks Take Action Webinar Series

America Walks is offering a series of free webinars in the months of April and May on community building related to walkable design. The webinars are set to take place April 13, and April 23. An additional webinar is scheduled […]

Leading the Inclusive City: Lessons for St. Louis

Join Creating Whole Communities April 22 for this presentation and panel discussion led by author, Robin Hambleton on place-based leadership. The event will run from 4:30 to 7pm. For more information, click here.

PLACE 2015 Hill Visit

Practitioners Leveraging Assets for Community Enhancement (PLACE) is coordinating its annual visit to Washington DC to advocate in support of affordable housing. PLACE is planning its advocacy trip for April 14 through April 16. For more information on this trip […]

Modern Segregation: Addressing Barriers to Equality in Local Governments

On April 10, the Metropolitan St. Louis Equal Housing and Opportunity Council is hosting a conference on the ways in which local governments and community development practitioners can address racial inequality and segregation. To learn more about this conference and […]

The Delmar Divide: St. Louis in Black and White

On Tuesday April 7, Washington University’s School of Law is hosting a panel discussion on the Delmar Divide. One of the panelists is Chris Krehmeyer of Beyond Housing, a CBN member. For more information, click here.

St. Louis CDA 2015 Community Development Week Awards Ceremony

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2015 Missouri Housing Summit

The 2015 Missouri Housing Summit is set to take place at the St. Louis City Center Hotel from April 29 through May 1. This summit will feature a variety of workshops intended to support practitioners in housing development, mental health […]

Community Development in Middle Market Neighborhoods

On Friday, March 27, the Community Builders Network in collaboration with Rise will host this training session on best practices from the Healthy Neighborhoods Model in Baltimore. This training will take place from 9am to 12pm. For more information and […]

Accounting for Non-Accountants: Understanding Basic Financial Information in a Nonprofit Organization

The School of Nonprofit Management and Leadership at the University of Missouri-St. Louis is hosting this one-day introductory course on Thursday, March 26 at 2:00 pm at the JC Penny Conference. Registration is required. For more information, click here.

Eight Months Post-Ferguson: The Journey from Recovery to Rebuilding

This event is a panel discussion on how organizations can become ‘part of the solution’ in the aftermath of Ferguson. The panelists for this event include Rev. Starksy Wilson, Professor Todd Swanstrom and Professor Gregory Carr Sr. This discussion is […]

Modern Segregation: Addressing Barriers to Equality in Local Governments

On April 10, the Metropolitan St. Louis Equal Housing and Opportunity Council is hosting a conference on the ways in which local governments and community development practitioners can address racial inequality and segregation. To learn more about this conference and […]

City of St. Louis 2015 Community Development Week

The Community Development Administration of the City of St. Louis is hosting the 2015 Community Development Week this year from April 6 through April 10. The week will feature bus tours, an awards ceremony and a resource fair. For more […]

CREA Fair Housing Kick-Off 2015

The City of St. Louis Civil Rights Enforcement Agency is hosting the 9th Annual Fair Housing Month Kick-Off Celebration April 1 at 4:30 pm. The event is set to take place at the O’Fallon Recreation Center on W. Florissant. This […]

2015 St. Louis Spring Planning Workshop and Award Ceremony

On Tuesday, March 31, the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association will be hosting their Spring Planning Workshop and Award Ceremony at the Sheet Metal Workers Union Hall on Chouteau from 1pm to 9pm. This event will feature several […]

St. Vincent Greenway Inc. Connecting Small Business Owners

On Thursday, March 26, the St. Vincent Greenway Business Association is hositng a meeting at the MET Center in Wellston on business networking and the Loop Data Rail. The meeting will run from 12pm to 1pm. For more information, click […]

How Trauma Impacts Social, Emotional and Health Outcomes

Alive, Well STL, the St. Louis Mental Health Board and the Department of Mental Health are hosting this free presentation on Tuesday March 24 at the O’Fallon Park YMCA. The presentation will discuss the impact of trauma on brain development […]

CREA Fair Housing Kickoff 2015

The City of St. Louis Civil Rights Enforcement Agency is hosting the 9th Annual Fair Housing Month Kick-Off Celebration April 1 at 4:30 pm. The event is set to take place at the O’Fallon Recreation Center on 4343 W. Florissant. […]

Community Development in Middle Market Neighborhoods

On Friday, March 27, the Community Builders Network in collaboration with Rise will host this training session on best practices from the Healthy Neighborhoods Model in Baltimore. This training will take place from 9am to 12pm. For more information and […]

Federal Home Loan Bank Application Workshop

On Monday, March 23, the Community Builders Network will host this free workshop featuring Rick Bloxham of the Community Investment Department at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines. For more information and to register, click here.

Funding Your Neighborhood Project

On February 28, Creating Whole Communities and the Neighborhood Leadership Academy will be hosting this workshop for community developers seeking funds for neighborhood projects. For more information and to register, click here.

2015 St. Louis Spring Planning Workshop and Award Ceremony

On Tuesday, March 31, the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association will be hosting their Spring Planning Workshop and Award Ceremony at the Sheet Metal Workers Union Hall on Chouteau from 1pm to 9pm. This event will feature several […]

How Trauma Impacts Social, Emotional and Health Outcomes

Alive, Well STL, the St. Louis Mental Health Board and the Department of Mental Health are hosting this free presentation on Tuesday March 24 at the O’Fallon Park YMCA. The presentation will discuss the impact of trauma on brain development […]

Public Meeting: Dutchtown Murals and Lot Beautification

On Tuesday, February 24, Dutchtown South Community Corporation will host this public meeting to discuss and brainstorm the location of 7 new murals and vacant lot beautification. For more information, click here.

St. Vincent Greenway Inc Luncheon to Form the St. Vincent Greenway Business Association

St. Vincent Greenway Inc is hosting a free luncheon Thursday, February 26 at noon to discuss resources for small business owners. To attend this luncheon you must RSVP by Monday, February 23. For more information, click here.

Accounting for Non-Accountants: Understanding Basic Financial Information in a Nonprofit Organization

The School of Nonprofit Management and Leadership at the University of Missouri-St. Louis is hosting this one-day introductory course on Thursday, March 26 at 2:00 pm at the JC Penny Conference. Registration is required. For more information, click here.

2015 St. Louis Spring Planning Workshop and Award Ceremony

On Tuesday, March 31, the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association will be hosting their Spring Planning Workshop and Award Ceremony at the Sheet Metal Workers Union Hall on Chouteau from 1pm to 9pm. This event will feature several […]

Community Development Through Transportation Infrastructure? Transportation’s Impact on Neighborhood

Citizens for Modern Transit is hosting this discussion on transit possibilities in St. Louis Thursday, March 12 from 7:30 to 9:30 at the Regional Arts Commission building on Delmar. Speakers at this forum to include Rosa Ortiz, Ken Christian, Don […]

People and Places 2015 Community Conference

From March 4 through March 6, the National Alliance of Community Economic Development Associations (NACEDA) will be hosting the 2015 People and Places 2015 Community Conference. Taking place in Washington DC, this three day conference will be an excellent opportunity […]

The Impact of Community and Police Interactions on Individual Civil Rights In Missouri

The Missouri Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights has released a press release announcing this public meeting. The meeting is set to take place on Monday, February 23 at the JC Penny Conference Center at the […]

All-Neighborhoods Forum on Fragmented Government Structure and What It Means to Urban Neighborhoods

SLACO is hosting this forum on Thursday, February 19 from 7 to 8:30 pm at the Performing Arts Center Theatre at St. Louis Community College at Forest Park. The forum is open to the public and will feature David Leipholtz, […]

Missouri Gateway Chapter: U.S. Green Building Council Seminars

The Missouri Gateway Chapter is hosting a series of U.S. Green Building Council Seminars in the months of March and May. Click on the links below for more information about each seminar and how to register. March 10 – 5:30 […]

What’s Brewing? Series: Fox Park

On February 19, Creating Whole Communities is continuing its “What’s Brewing?” series in the Fox Park neighborhood. Join CWC at 7:30 AM for a discussion on community development strategies in rebound neighborhoods. The event is free, but registration is required. […]

People and Places Conference

This conference calls practitioners from across the country to come together for a one-time conference in Washington D.C. to share and learn what is working in neighborhood revitalization, build skills, and raise the importance of community development with a common voice. For […]

Affordable Housing and Mixed Income Community Management

The Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis is holding this five day course on best practices for mixed-income housing. The course begins Monday, January 5 and ends Friday, January 9. December 19 is the last day to register. […]

Transportation Improvement Program Project Implementation Workshop

MoDOT is hosting a workshop Tuesday, December 9 for public agencies on how to deliver a federal-aid transportation projects. Register by December 8 to attend this event. For more information, click here, and to register, click here.

Pathway to Public Office Workshop

The University of Missouri-St. Louis, East-West Gateway, and others are partnering to present this workshop for individuals interested in running for local office in Missouri. The workshop will take place Saturday, December 4 from 10am to 1:30pm. For more information,click […]

2015 St. Louis Emerging Trends

Join the Urban Land Institute Thursday, December 11 for the 2015 St. Louis Emerging Trends conference. The conference will discuss trends that impact developments and living standards in the St. Louis region. For more information, click here, and to register, click here.

Beyond The Building: Stories Of The Community

Join the Missouri History Museum Tuesday, December 9 from 7 to 8pm for a free program on the history of neighborhood revitalization projects in St. Louis. For more information about this program, click here.

Capacity Building Workshops

The Community Development Administration for the City of St. Louis is holding their last workshop of their 2014 series of free capacity building workshops for nonprofit organizations. The topic of their last 2014 workshop will be “Non-Profits and Technology” on […]

When In Doubt The Youth Speak Out

Attend this NLA Alumn + Friends event to discuss tips on engaging youth in community leadership roles. This roundtable is December 2nd from 6-7:30pm. For more information and how to register, click here.

Beyond The Building: Stories Of The Community

Join the Missouri History Museum Tuesday, December 9 from 7 to 8pm for a free program on the history of neighborhood revitalization projects in St. Louis. For more information about this program, click here.

What’s Brewing? In Pagedale

Creating Whole Communities at UMSL is continuing the neighborhood events series in Pagedale on December 4 from 7:30 to 9:00 am. Join Dr. Todd Swanstrom and panelists for a discussion on the revitalization of communities. For more information and to register, […]

Case Study Of How To Win An Online Funding Competition

The Nonprofit Management and Leadership Program at the University of Missouri-St. Louis is offering a workshop to help organizations improve media strategies and plan for online competitions. This workshop will take place November 20 at the JC Penney Conference Center […]

What’s Brewing? In Pagedale

Creating Whole Communities at UMSL is continuing the neighborhood events series in Pagedale on December 4 from 7:30 to 9:00 am. Join Dr. Todd Swanstrom and panelists for a discussion on the revitalization of communities. For more information and to register, click […]

Urban Vitality And Ecology: Nature As An Economic Developer

Join BiodiverseCity St. Louis November 12 from 5 to 7:30 pm at the Missouri Botanical Gardens for presentations on developing urban districts with nature. To register for this event, click here.

A Dialogue On Community Engagement And Scholarship

Join the SIUE Institute for Urban Research on Tuesday, November 11 for a discussion on collaboration and community engagement projects. For more information, click here.

Where We Stand Report On Racial Segregation and Disparity

Mary Rocchio and John Posey from the East West Gateway Council of Governments are holding this free event November 6 from 12pm to 1pm at Harris Stowe University AT&T Library Seminar Room. For more information, click here.

CDA Public Hearing on 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan and 2015 Annual Action Plan

The Community Development Administration is holding a public hearing to review their 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan and their 2015 Annual Action Plan. The public hearing is set to take place October 28 at 5pm at 1520 Market Suite 2000 in downtown […]

How Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Requirements Affect Your Community

The Illinois Department of Human Rights is hosting this free workshop October 16 at the Casino Queen Hotel Ballroom. RSVP is required. For more information, you may contact Amber Madden by email or at 312-814-2363.

Capacity Building Workshop

Community Development Administration for the City of St. Louis hosts a series of free capacity building workshops for nonprofit organizations discussing a wide range of relevant topics.  For more information click here.

CDA Housing Production Workshop

The St. Louis Community Development Administration is hosting a workshop October 10 for organizations interested in applying for Housing Production funding. For more information, click here.

Rise Collaborative Grant Workshop

Rise St. Louis is holding a grant workshop for applicants of their 2014 Collaborative Grant October 3 at the Thomas Dunn Learning Center. For more information, clickhere.

Whats Brewing? Carondelet’s Neighborhood Rebound

Creating Whole Communities at UMSL is beginning this years neighborhood events series in Carondelet on October 16th at 7:30am. Come hear about Carondelet’s neighborhood rebound work. For more information and to register, click here.

Corporate Engagement – Where Does My Nonprofit Fit?

The Nonprofit Management and Leadership Program at UMSL is hosting a workshop on how to encourage corporations to participate in your agency’s mission through volunteering. The workshop takes place September 19 at UMSL from 9:00 AM to 4:00 pm. For more […]

Strong Towns Conference Dates

The president of Strong Towns, Chuck Marohn, is coming to St. Louis for a discussion on development patterns and their impact on US cities. Mr. Marohn will be in St. Louis from October 7 through the 9 for three separate […]

Winning Strategies: Succeeding in FTA’s New TOD Planning Grant Program

Transporation for America is hosting a Webinar Friday, September 26 on the Federal Transit Administration’s new TOD grant program. For more information, click here.

A Forum for Place Matters

Creating Whole Communities and Scholars Strategy Network are hosting a conference October 2, at UMSL at Grand Center. The conference will discuss metropolitan development patterns and their impact on communities. For more information, click here.

Capacity Building Workshop

Community Development Administration for the City of St. Louis hosts a series of free capacity building workshops for nonprofit organizations discussing a wide range of relevant topics.  For more information click here.

Community Development Academy

The University of Missouri Extension is offering a five-day course on best practices, networking, and instruction for community developers. The course runs from September 22 through September 26. For more information, click here.

Fundamentals of Planning and Zoning Course

The University of Missouri St. Louis is hosting courses on the Fundamentals of Planning and Zoning between October 8 and December 3. Participants will receive UMSL’s Chancellor’s Certificate in Fundamentals of Planning and Zoning. For more information, click here.

Start Something: Be a Social Entrepreneur!

St. Louis Public Library’s Central Library is hosting a free workshop on growing a social enterprise. Join Chris Miller, CEO of Mission Company L3C, and other expert panelists October 20 between 9 and 11 am at the Central Library. Preregistration […]

Basics for Nonprofit Leaders: Diversity VS Inclusion

Sister Margaret Bright of the Incarnate Word Foundation, Reena Hajat Carroll of the Diversity Awareness Partnership, and Rick Skinner of the United Way of Greater St. Louis are hosting a free workshop on the benefits of diversity for the operations […]

STL Fundamentals: City/County Divide

The Missouri History Museum is hosting this conference on the historic St. Louis City and County Divide. Join them September 18 in this discussion on the history of this event and its impact today. For more information, click here.

19th Annual SLACO Regional Neighborhood Conference

SLACO, Harris-Stowe State University and other local partners are hosting a conference on “Strong Neighborhoods: Regional Prosperity” November 1 from 8 to 3 pm. For more information, click here.

Neighborhood Leadership Academy

UMSL’s Neighborhood Leadership Academy is accepting applications for its 2014 Fall Session.  The Academy offers 10 courses over a three month period in a variety of subjects pertaining to improving communities. For more information, click here.

CRA Networking and Panel Discussion

SLEHCRA will host a St. Louis CRA networking and panel discussion event on August 8th, educating attendees on the CRA review process, best practices for community development collaborations and more.  For more information, click here.

Improving the Pedestrian Experience Workshop

Trailnet is hosting a free workshop on improving the pedestrian experience on Wednesday August 27 beginning at 8am. The event will be held downtown, at the Laclede Group Conference Center. To register, click here.

Get Plugged In…Downtown Conference

Missouri Main Street Connection is hosting a three day conference on community revitalization, rehabilitation, and preservation starting on July 29 at various locations in Clayton and in Kirkwood. For more information, click here, and to register, click here.

Fair Housing Conference

The Civil Rights Enforcement Agency will host this conference to inform attendants on fair housing laws and issues on September 5 at the Sheraton St. Louis City Center. For more information click here and for registration information click here.

Advancing Sustainable Community Development Seminar

Rise will host the Advancing Sustainable Community Development seminar on August 22 at the Thomas Dunn Learning Center.  Attendees will learn how to identify key elements in designing a successful social venture, understand the role of enterprise development in reducing […]

Perspectives on Property Tax Exemption

St. Louis County Assessor Jake Zimmerman and his staff will host this course on July 23rd beginning at 3pm. Mr. Zimmerman and his staff will present information on concerns of the Assessor’s office in regards to property tax exemption and […]

Missouri Workforce Housing Conference

MOHWA to host its 4th annual Missouri Workforce Housing conference July 9-11th at the Lodge of the Four Season in Lake of the Ozarks.  For more information click here.

Risk Management Principles

UMSL’s Nonprofit Management and Leadership program is offering this course on June 27th from 9-4 p.m. This course is designed to increase a nonprofit manager’s awareness of potential risks that can affect one’s career and organization.  For more information click […]

Building Healthy Places: Community Regeneration

Focus St. Louis to host this forum on May 29th from 7:30-9:30 a.m. at the Centene Center for the Arts.  This forum will outline what community regeneration looks like in St. Louis communities.  For more information, click here.

New Urbanism For Smaller Places

The St. Louis Federal Reserve to host this audio-conference on June 19th beginning at 2 p.m.  The focus of this conference is to inform practitioners about the principles of New Urbanism, how it is depicted in local communities and much […]

Capacity Building Workshop

Community Development Administration for the City of St. Louis hosts a series of free capacity building workshops for nonprofit organizations discussing a wide range of relevant topics.  For more information click here.

Affordable Housing and Mixed Income Community Management Series

Washington University’s Brown School of Social Work with Neighborworks offers a series of three courses on affordable housing development and mixed income community management beginning in August.  The courses my be taken individually or you can complete the series and receive a […]

Fair Housing Accessibility Training

Urban League of Metro St. Louis and HUD hosts this training class on May 21st from 8-4:30 at the Urban League Vaughn Cultural Center.  This training will discuss how to comply with HUD’s fair housing act and much more.  For […]

Great Rivers Greenway Ped and Bike Webinar Series

Great Rivers Greenway partnered with the Missouri Department of Transportation and the Transportation Engineering Association of Metro St. Louis  to host a series of webinars that are free and open to the public discussing a wide range of topics regarding pedestrian and bicycle […]

Save the Date

MOHWA to host its 4th annual Missouri Workforce Housing conference July 9-11th at the Lodge of the Four Season in Lake of the Ozarks.  For more information click here.

For the Sake of All Conference

This multi-disciplinary project on the health and well-being of African Americans in St. Louis City and County will release its final report at a community conference on May 30th. For more information, click here

NPML Fundraising Institute

UMSL’s Nonprofit Management and Leadership program is hosting its annual Fundraising Institute beginning on June 16th This program will offer the most current fundraising trends, ideas and best practices.  For more information click here.

Strong Communities Policy Forum

St. Louis County, Beyond Housing, OneSTL, UMSL and the Des Lee Collaborative Vision will host this forum discussing the changing trends in St. Louis County and how it has an impact on policy. For more information click here.

NPML Fundraising Institute

UMSL’s Nonprofit Management and Leadership program is hosting its annual Fundraising Institute beginning on June 16th This program will offer the most current fundraising trends, ideas and best practices.  For more information click here.

Capacity Building Workshop

Community Development Administration for the City of St. Louis hosts a series of free capacity building workshops for nonprofit organizations discussing a wide range of relevant topics.  For more information click here.

Creating Strong Communities For All in St. Louis County: What Can Be Done At The Local Level?

  SAVE THE DATE Please mark your calendars and join us for the first Imagining Tomorrow for St. Louis County Policy Forum Creating Strong Communities For All in St. Louis County: What Can Be Done At The Local Level? Speakers: […]

Capacity Building Workshop

Community Development Administration for the City of St. Louis hosts a series of free capacity building workshops for nonprofit organizations discussing a wide range of relevant topics.  For more information click here.

Nonprofit Services Workshops

Nonprofit Service Center will host a series of workshops April 21-30 providing assistance to nonprofit organizations in the areas of proposal writing and engaging board members.  For more information click here.

Save the Date

MOHWA to host its 4th annual Missouri Workforce Housing conference July 9-11th at the Lodge of the Four Season in Lake of the Ozarks.  For more information click here.

For the Sake of All Conference

This multi-disciplinary project on the health and well-being of African Americans in St. Louis City and County will release its final report at a community conference on May 30th. For more information, click here.

South City Business Opportunity Showcase

Year-Long Feasibility Study Shows Unique Local Business Opportunities Presentation on Findings at 2nd Annual South City Business Opportunity Showcase   Contact: Jon Beidelschies Phone: 414-628-0900 Email: Jon@DT2STL.org   St. Louis, MO, Monday, March 3 – Three neighborhood business groups, Carondelet […]

Contracts 101

The St. Louis City Community Development Administration is hosting the first workshop in its Non-Profit Capacity-Building Workshop Series.  The workshop is entitled “Contracts 101” and will be held on Monday, March 31 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Representatives from the SLU Law Legal […]

How to Develop an Effective Board for Your Nonprofit Organization

UMSL’s Nonprofit and Leadership Management program offers this course on March 27 from 1-5pm outlining avenues to improve board effectiveness and strengthen the relationship between board and senior staff.  For more informationclick here.

Lead Positive: How Volunteer Managers Can See, Say and Do Their Way to Success

UMSL’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies offers this course in their certificate in Volunteer Management program.  For more information click here.

Community Development Academy

MU Extension’s Community Development Program to offer intensive, hands-on, 5 day courses to enhance your ability to work effectively with a wide array of community issues on March 24-28, 2014.  For more information click here.

Great Rivers Greenway Ped and Bike Webinar Series

Great Rivers Greenway partnered with the Missouri Department of Transportation and the Transportation Engineering Association of Metro St. Louis  to host a series of webinars that are free and open to the public discussing a wide range of topics regarding pedestrian and bicycle […]

Sustainability Conference

Webster University will host its third annual sustainability conference on April 10-11th discussing new approaches and challenges to present and future sustainability in the St. Louis region.  For more information click here.

EHOC’s 17th Annual Fair Housing Training Conference

The Equal Housing and Opportunity Council will host their housing conference on April 4th from 8-4pm.  For more information click here.

2014 NLIHC Housing Policy Conference

The National Low Income Housing Coalition hosts its annual policy conference on April 27th-30th in Washington, DC. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the organization and will reflect on the past 40 years and approaches for the future of solving low-income housing […]

2014 National Community Reinvestment Coalition Conference

The NCRC will host its annual conference on March 12-15th at the Capital Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC. This year’s theme is” A Just Impact,” featuring Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  For more information click here.

2014 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Chicago along with other regulators will host this event on March 30th-April 2nd at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in Chicago, IL.  This conferemce will offer CRA exam training, community development tours of the Chicago area […]

1st Annual St. Louis Earth Day Symposium

St. Louis Earth Day will host its Symposium entitled, “Regional Sustainability: Vision and Reality'” on April 1-2nd at the Powder Valley Nature Center.  For more information click here.

Save the Date

Save the Date for the 2014 SLACO conference on November 1st at Harris Stowe State University’s Early Childhood Center.  If you have any suggestions or looking to participate in the planning process  click here.

Lead Positive: How Volunteer Managers Can See, Say and Do Their Way to Success

UMSL’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies offers this course in their certificate in Volunteer Management program.  For more information click here.

Great Rivers Greenway Ped and Bike Webinar Series

Great Rivers Greenway partnered with the Missouri Department of Transportation and the Transportation Engineering Association of Metro St. Louis  to host a series of webinars that are free and open to the public discussing a wide range of topics regarding pedestrian and bicycle […]

Sustainability Conference

Webster University will host its third annual sustainability conference on April 10-11th discussing new approaches and challenges to present and future sustainability in the St. Louis region.  For more information click here.

EHOC’s 17th Annual Fair Housing Training Conference

The Equal Housing and Opportunity Council will host their housing conference on April 4th from 8-4pm.  For more information click here.

2014 NLIHC Housing Policy Conference

The National Low Income Housing Coalition hosts its annual policy conference on April 27th-30th in Washington, DC. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the organization and will reflect on the past 40 years and approaches for the future of solving low-income housing […]

2014 National Community Reinvestment Coalition Conference

The NCRC will host its annual conference on March 12-15th at the Capital Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC. This year’s theme is” A Just Impact,” featuring Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  For more information click here.

2014 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Chicago along with other regulators will host this event on March 30th-April 2nd at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in Chicago, IL.  This conferemce will offer CRA exam training, community development tours of the Chicago area […]

2014 National Community Reinvestment Coalition Conference

The NCRC will host its annual conference on March 12-15th at the Capital Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC. This year’s theme is” A Just Impact,” featuring Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  For more information click here.

Funding Your Neighborhood Project

UMSL’s Neighborhood Leadership Academy offers this course on February 8th from 9-1pm outlining effective tools and strategies to secure funding for your neighborhood project.  For more information click here

Digital Media Marketing Certificate

UMSL will host a free informational session for its upcoming digital media marketing certificate program.  The certificate will cover social media marketing, digital strategies and more! The informational will be held on February 10th and registration is free.  For more […]

Mind The Gap: Stepping Into Arts Based Community Action Workshop

The Regional Arts Commission will host this workshop on February 22nd from 9-4p.m. discussing what is Arts-Based Community Action and how it will impact the St. Louis region.  For more information click here.

Great Rivers Greenway Ped and Bike Webinar Series

Great Rivers Greenway partnered with the Missouri Department of Transportation and the Transportation Engineering Association of Metro St. Louis  to host a series of webinars that are free and open to the public discussing a wide range of topics regarding pedestrian and bicycle […]

Sustainability Conference

Webster University will host its third annual sustainability conference on April 10-11th discussing new approaches and challenges to present and future sustainability in the St. Louis region.  For more information click here.

EHOC’s 17th Annual Fair Housing Training Conference

The Equal Housing and Opportunity Council will host this conference on April 4th from 8-4pm.  For more information click here.

2014 NLIHC Housing Policy Conference

The National Low Income Housing Coalition hosts is annual policy conference on April 27th-30th in Washington, DC. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the organization and will reflect on the past 40 years and approaches for the future of solving low-income […]

2014 Next City Vanguard Conference

The 2014 Next City Vanguard Conference will be held on April 24th-26th in Chattanooga, TN. This conference seeks urban advocates under the age of 40 years old to apply.  The deadline for the application is February 14th and those selected will […]

2014 National Community Reinvestment Coalition Conference

The NCRC will host its annual conference on March 12-15th at the Capital Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC. This year’s theme is” A Just Impact,” featuring Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  For more information click here.

Grassroots Organization for Social Change

The Grassroots Organization for Social Change offers support for activities and strategies that organizations use to create social change, especially community organizing and community-based building. For a listing of funded activities and more information on the grant click here.  

How to Develop an Effective Board for Your Nonprofit Organization

UMSL’s Nonprofit and Leadership Management program offers this course on March 27 from 1-5pm outlining avenues to improve board effectiveness and strengthen the relationship between board and senior staff.  For more informationclick here

Funding Your Neighborhood Project

UMSL’s Neighborhood Leadership Academy offers this course on February 8th from 9-1pm outlining effective tools and strategies to secure funding for your neighborhood project.  For more information click here.

Small Shop Best Practices

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) hosts this workshop on January 28th highlighting how a small organization can create a successful, inclusive fund development program. For more information click here

Sustainability Conference

Webster University will host its third annual sustainability conference on April 10-11th discussing new approaches and challenges to present and future sustainability in the St. Louis region.  For more information click here.

Creating a St. Louis Investment Strategy with the New Market Analysis Tool

HUD consultants will host this seminar on January 28th from 10-12 p.m discussing how the Market Value Analysis (MVA) tool can assist public officials with identifying strategies for community improvement, leveraging investment, and incorporating the MVA into the City’s consolidated plan.  […]

How to Develop an Effective Board for Your Nonprofit Organization

UMSL’s Nonprofit and Leadership Management offers this course on March 27 from 1-5pm outlining avenues to improve board effectiveness and strengthen the relationship between board and senior staff.  For more informationclick here.

Funding Your Neighborhood Project

UMSL’s Neighborhood Leadership Academy offers this course on February 8th from 9-1pm outlining effective tools and strategies to secure funding for your neighborhood project.  For more information click here.

Sustainability Conference

Webster University will host its third annual sustainability conference on April 10-11th discussing new approaches and challenges to present and future sustainability in the St. Louis region.  For more information click here.

Creating a Beloved Community

The United Way, Washington University St. Louis, Saint Louis University and UMSL will host this free forum discussing the findings of the Missouri Civic Health Index on January 18th from 9-11:30am. For more information click here.

Southwest Garden Neighborhood to host the Property Owners Meeting on Wednesday, November 13th starting at 7pm. The meeting will be held at the Missouri Botanical Garden. For more information click here.

Southwest Garden Neighborhood to host the Property Owners Meeting on Wednesday, November 13th starting at 7pm. The meeting will be held at the Missouri Botanical Garden. For more information click here.

Grant Writing Workshop

Washington University St.Louis offers this workshop on December 17th through the 19th focused on strengthening grant writing skills and techniques for beginners as well as professionals.  For more information click here

Affordable Housing and Mixed Income Community Management Workshop

Washington University St.Louis and NeighborWorks will offer this course emphasizing financial strategies for managing and operating subsidized housing January 6th-10th. For more information click here.

All Neighborhoods Forum

SLACO to host its first All Neighborhoods Forum to discuss controversial topics that effect multiple neighborhoods in the St. Louis region. This event will be held on December 4th at 6 p.m. at Vashon High School.  For more information click here.

What’s Brewing Series

UMSL’s Professional and Continuing Studies to host Exploring Issues, Opportunities and Connections in St.Louis Neighborhoods as part of the What’s Brewing series on Thursday, November 14th at Maplewood City Hall.  For more information click here.

The Reconcentration of Poverty: Patterns of Housing Voucher Use 2000-2009

The St. Louis Metropolitan Research Exchange hosts this brown bag series on November 21st at Harris Stowe State University Library beginning at 12 p.m.   For more information click here.

How Does Racial Segregation Affect Health

The Metropolitan St. Louis Equal Housing and Opportunity Council hosts this brown bag series on Wednesday, November 13 from 12:30-1:30p.m. For more information click here.

Mayor Slay To Use Mass Transit As An Economic Stimulus

Mayor Francis Slay to use $1 million of the city’s tax revenue to build low-to-moderate income housing near metro stations. For the full story click here.

St.Louis Metropolitan Research Exchange Brown Bag Series

  SAINT LOUIS METROPOLITAN RESEARCH EXCHANGE “BROWN BAG” SERIES PRESENTS     The Reconcentration of Poverty:  Patterns of Housing Voucher Use, 2000-2009   Molly Metzger, Ph.D. Assistant Professor George Warren Brown School of Social Work Washington University   With a […]

Fundamentals of Planning and Zoning

UMSL’s Nonprofit Management and Leadership Program offers this certificate course on Thursdays, October 17th through December 12th discussing planning practices, processes and more.  For more information on this course click here.

How Do We Know We Are Doing Good Work

UMSL’s Nonprofit Management and Leadership Program offers this certificate course on Thursday, December 5th providing tools to measure program impact and program management in a small group and hands-on environment. For more information click here.

SLACO 18th Annual Neighborhoods Conference

SLACO to host its 18th Annual Neighborhoods Conference on November 2 at Harris Stowe State University. The conference will discuss crime and safety, collaborations and much more.  For more information click here.

Mayor’s Sustainability Summit-Implementation

Mayor Slay continues with his mission for sustainability in St. Louis City with the third series of summits focused on implementation beginning November 6.  For more information click here.

Collective Impact Workshop

NeighborWorks hosts a collective impact workshop discussing solutions for community transformation through strategies that combine healthcare, housing, education and transportation on December 11th in downtown Kansas City. For more information click here.

Starting and Governing a Nonprofit 501(c)(3)

UMSL’s Nonprofit Management and Leadership Program offers this certificate course on November 14th from 9-4pm.  The course will outline how to start and properly govern a Missouri nonprofit.  For more information click here.

East West Gateway Annual Meeting

East West Gateway will host its 48th Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony at the Downtown Hilton on November 15th.  For more information click here.

Brown Bag Series

  SAINT LOUIS METROPOLITAN RESEARCH EXCHANGE “BROWN BAG” SERIES PRESEN TS         St. Louis Regional Vision for Economic Prosperity: Can OneStL Get Us There?   Bob Lewis, Principal Development Strategies Inc.   THURSDAY, October 24th 12 PM […]

Innovative Deals Webcast Series

Stifel Nicolaus hosts this webcast series  introducing new and innovative development financing deals as well outlining the wide range of financing tools to achieve a variety of development projects from infrastructure to retail.  For more information click here.

How Do We Know We Are Doing Good Work

UMSL’s Nonprofit Management and Leadership Program offers this certificate course on Thursday, December 5th providing tools to measure program impact and program management in a small group and hands-on environment. For more information click here.

Mayor’s Sustainability Summit-Implementation

Mayor Slay continues with his mission for sustainability in St. Louis City with the third series of summits entitled Implementation beginning in November.  For more information click here.

65th Anniversary of Shelley v. Kraemer and the Legacy of Margaret Bush Wilson

Washington University-St. Louis School of Law hosts this seminar on October 22 to commemorate the legacy of Margaret Bush Wilson and revisit the Shelley v. Kraemer case as it relates to discriminatory housing practices today.  For more information click here.

Employee Termination for Nonprofits

UMSL’s Nonprofit Management and Leadership Program offers this training on October 24 from 3-5pm, discussing best practices and legal issues in employee termination. For more information click here.

Crowdfunding Audio-Conference

The St. Louis Federal Reserve is taking a look at how crowdfunding is impacting investment in communities and how it is rising in the face of shrinking funds for community initiatives.  For more information click here.

AFP Fundraising Webinar

The Association of Fundraising Professionals to host, “Whats Wrong With Your Fundraising and How You Can Fix it” on October 9th discussing how to identify fundraising problems and more. For more information click here.

Fundamentals of Planning and Zoning

UMSL’s Nonprofit Management and Leadership Program offers this certificate course on Thursdays, October 17th through December 12th discussing planning practices, processes and more.  For more information on this course click here.

SLACO 18th Annual Neighborhoods Conference

SLACO to host its 18th Annual Neighborhoods Conference on November 2 at Harris Stowe State University. The conference will discuss crime and safety, collaborations and much more.  For more information click here.

Chancellors Certificate in Volunteer Management

UMSL’s Nonprofit Management and Leadership Program offers this certificate on September 20th from 9-4pm. The certificate program will cover measuring volunteerism, volunteer engagement and the start-up process for evaluation.  For more information click here.

Affordable Housing and Mixed Income Community Management

Washington University’s Brown School of Social Work in partnership with NeighborWorks America hosts this course on October 4-5 and October 8-9 discussing best practices in operating mixed-income housing communities. For more information click here.

What’s Working in Community Development?

Gateway Center for Giving, Greater Saint Louis Community Foundation, and UMSL hosts this seminar on September 13th from 9-10:30am at UMSL at Grand Center (3651 Olive Street). David Erickson, author of Investing in What Works in America’s Communities will be the guest […]

Community Development Academy

These 5 day courses offered by the University of Missouri Extension Community Development Program provide attendees a chance to practice skills important for engaging residents around a common future for community development to take place. For more information click here. 

HOME Investment Partnership Program Office Hours

RHCDA offers open office hours to community housing development organizations (CHDOs) trying to understand the new changes in regulations to HOME funds. Office hours are by RSVP on August 29th from 3-7pm. For more information click here. 

Employee Termination for Nonprofits

 UMSL’s Nonprofit Management and Leadership Program offers this training on October 24 from 3-5pm, discussing best practices and legal issues in employee termination. For more information click here.

Accounting for Non-Accountants

UMSL’s Nonprofit Management and Leadership Program offers Accounting for Non-Accountants on September 19th from 3-5pm. For more information click here.

Neighborhood Leadership Academy

UMSL’s Community Partnership Project is offering the Neighborhood Leadership Academy which runs from September 5th-November 21st.  The academy combines hands-on training with seminars, discussions and personal projects to create effective neighborhood leaders.   For more information click here.

Neighborhood Change in St. Louis 1970-2010

Todd Swanstrom, Des Lee Professor at UMSL, and Hank Webber, Executive Vice Chancellor at WUSTL, present on their analysis of neighborhood change in St. Louis at the Missouri History Museum October 10th at 7pm.

Solutions 2013

The Center for Housing Policy and partners are holding this national conference on state and local housing policy September 16-18. For more information click here.

Community Reinvestment Act

The Federal Reserve Bank of St.Louis will host this audioconference on August 29 to discuss the role and importance of the CRA in motivating banks to invest in low-to-moderate income communities.  For more information click here.

Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference

The Center for Community Progress will host this conference, September 9-11 in Philadelphia, PA.  The theme for this year’s conference is Investing in the Future: Unlocking Hidden Value. This three day conference will include 33 sessions, mobile tours and much […]

Neighborhood Leadership Academy

UMSL’s Community Partnership Project is offering the Neighborhood Leadership Academy which runs from September 5th-November 21st.  The academy combines hands-on training with seminars, discussions and personal projects to create effective neighborhood leaders.   For more information click here.

Landlord Training Program

UMSL’s School of Professional & Continuing Studies will offer this program on August 22nd and 29th from 6-9pm. This course is designed to teach participants how to identify good rental investments, how to find and select quality tenants, and more. […]

Accounting for Non-Accountants

UMSL’s Nonprofit Management and Leadership Program offers Accounting for Non-Accountants on September 19th from 3-5pm. For more information click here

HOME Funds Training

RHCDA is holding a training session on strategic use of HOME funds for home repair in partnership with Lemay Housing Partnership. For more information click here.

Neighborhood Change in St. Louis 1970-2010

Todd Swanstrom, Des Lee Professor at UMSL, and Hank Webber, Executive Vice Chancellor at WUSTL, present on their analysis of neighborhood change in St. Louis at the Missouri History Museum October 10th at 7pm.

Solutions 2013

The Center for Housing Policy and partners are holding this national conference on state and local housing policy September 16-18. For more information click here.

Building Sustainable Microbusiness Webinar

Friedman Associates offers this free webinar with speakers Shawn Winkler-Rios, Executive Director of eDev, and Marsha Bailey, CEO of Women’s Economic Ventures, will share their expertise of building sustainable businesses.  For more information click here.

Off the Charts: Data and the Arts as a Tool for Social Change

The Regional Arts Commission and RHCDA will host this free workshop on July 19 from 8am-1:30pm discussing ways to evaluate data, find resources to discover data and how the arts can make data more available.  For  more information click here.

Affordable Housing and Mixed-Income Community Management

The Brown School of Social Work at Washington University will offer this certificate program discussing successful property management skills and strategies for sustainable growth, beginning August 12.  For more information click here.

Fundraising Institute

The Nonprofit Management and Leadership program at UMSL introduces the Fundraising Institute from June 17-20 providing courses on grant writing, planned giving, ethical fundraising, special events, and more. For more information click here.

Funding Resources and Financial Leveraging for Affordable For-Sale Housing Development

RHCDA hosts this group training on June 27 from 10am-12pm in Downtown Alton.  The training will go into detail on HUD’s HOME program, the new rules and how to use it as financial leverage.  For more information click here.

2013 UNCA Neighborhood Revitalization Conference

The United Neighborhood Centers of America are set to host their conference on June 27-28 in Washington, DC focusing on integrating health, education, housing and other issues that impact neighborhoods. For more information click here.

Accounting and Fundraising Workshop

The Mission Center Nonprofit Services offers a workshop on June 6, from 9am-Noon outlining strategies for tracking expenses, budgeting and planning.  For more information click here.

Fundraising Institute

The Nonprofit Management and Leadership program at UMSL introduces the Fundraising Institute from June 17-20 providing courses on grant writing, planned giving, ethical fundraising, special events, and more. For more information click here.

EPA Brownfield Grant Proposal Writing Strategies Workshop

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has a free one day workshop that will assist grant writers with applying for EPA Brownfield Assessment Grants. The workshop is on June 12, in Jefferson City, MO.  For more information click here and to register click here.

Civic Engagement Webinar

UNCA and the Alliance for Children and Families offer a webinar for organizations interested in learning best practices in civic engagement. For more information click here. To learn how to participate in an evaluation support programclick here.

Missouri Brownfields Conference

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources hosts this conference on June 11, in Jefferson City, Mo.  The conference will discuss how to identify  brownfields and resources available to redevelop these underused and unused properties.  For more information click here.

Fundraising Institute

The Nonprofit Management and Leadership program at UMSL introduces the Fundraising Institute from June 17-20 providing courses on grant writing, planned giving, ethical fundraising, special events, and more. For more information click here.

Chancellor Certificate in Volunteer Management

UMSL’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies offers this noncredit certificate that will teach advocacy for volunteer programs within your organization, volunteer trends and more.  For more information click here.

Foreclosure Education Seminar

Shaw Neighborhood Housing Corporation hosts foreclosure seminar sponsored by Commerce Bank to provided education on options available to homeowners who may be facing foreclosure. For more information click here.

UMSL Landlord Training Program

This 6 hour class over May 9th and 16th will provide information on how to be successful in the rental housing business. For more information click here.

Fundraising Institute

The Nonprofit Management and Leadership program at UMSL introduces the Fundraising Institute from June 17-20 providing courses on grant writing, planned giving, ethical fundraising, special events, and more. For more information click here.

Green Infrastructure Breakfast

Heartlands Conservancy to host May 16 breakfast conversation discussing how green infrastructure adds value to communities. For more informationclick here

2013 Building Relationships/ Strengthening Nonprofits Conference

Nonprofit Missouri hosts this conference on June 12 & 13 in Columbia, Mo. discussing leadership, advocacy and public policy, and human resources.  For more information click here.

Creating Livable Homes and Communities

The Universal Design Summit is May 6-8  focusing on the importance of a universal approach to housing, sustainable community design and affordable living environments.  For more information click here.

South County Connector

Trailnet hosts the South County Connector event on May 8 discussing current and future developments and how this will impact the South County region as well as surrounding areas.  For more information click here.

2013 UNCA Neighborhood Revitalization Conference

The United Neighborhood Centers of America are set to host their conference on June 27-28 in Washington, DC focusing on integrating health, education, housing and other issues that impact neighborhoods. For more information click here.

UMSL Landlord Training Program

This 6 hour class over May 9th and 16th will provide information on how to be successful in the rental housing business. For more information click here.

IRS Workshop for Small and Mid-Sized 501 (c)(3) Organization

This workshop by UMSL NPML gives 501 (c)(3)’s an opportunity to talk with representatives from the IRS about rules and regulations that directly affect their organizations. For more information click here.

Green Infrastructure Breakfast

Heartlands Conservancy hosts a breakfast conversation discussing how green infrastructure adds value to communities. For more information click here.

2013 UNCA Neighborhood Revitalization Conference

The United Neighborhood Centers of America are set to host their conference on June 27-28 in Washington, DC focusing on integrating health, education, housing and other issues that impact neighborhoods. For more information click here.

IRS Workshop for Small and Mid-Sized 501 (c)(3) Organization

This workshop by UMSL NPML gives 501 (c)(3)’s an opportunity to talk with representatives from the IRS about rules and regulations that directly affect their organizations. For more information click here.

Exploring Shared Housing

Enterprise presents this shared housing webinar discussing how shared housing can meet a community’s housing needs. For more information click here.

What is Brewing Series: Corridor Development

This free event by UMSL’s Community Partnership Project will explore Beyond Housing’s collaborative efforts to do corridor development in the 24:1 initiative footprint. For more information click here.

St. Charles Community Council Luncheon

St. Charles Community Council to host “Building Stronger Economic Foundations for Households and Communities” luncheon on April 4 with speaker Daniel Davis from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. For more information click here.

EHOC Annual Fair Housing Conference

The Equal Housing and Opportunity Council of St. Louis hosts this conference at the Missouri History Museum on April 5th. The focus of this year’s conference will be the cost and consequences of residential segregation and its impact on the […]

Community Development Summit

The Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group to host its 3rd annual community development summit on May 21 & 22nd at the Omni William Penn Hotel as they celebrate 25 years of building complete communities. For more information click here.

IRS Workshop for Small and Mid-Sized 501 (c)(3) Organization

This workshop by UMSL NPML gives 501 (c)(3)’s an opportunity to talk with representatives from the IRS about rules and regulations that directly affect their organizations. For more information click here.

Understanding Current Trends to Improve Volunteer Recruiting

The UMSL Nonprofit Management and Leadership (NPML) program offers course on how the economy impacts the climate of volunteering and how to pick the right volunteers to achieve organizational goals. For more information click click here.

EHOC Annual Fair Housing Conference

The Equal Housing and Opportunity Council of St. Louis hosts this conference at the Missouri History Museum on April 5th. The focus of this year’s conference will be the cost and consequences of residential segregation and its impact on the […]

IRS Workshop for Small to Mid-Size Nonprofits

UMSL’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies offers this special, low-cost workshop to hear directly from the IRS about the benefits and responsibilities of being a 501(c)(3). For more information click here.

Green Communities Multifamily Retrofit Toolkit

Enterprise offers a series of online events discussing topics centered around housing and community development. The Toolkit distills Enterprise’s experience retrofitting multifamily affordable housing into the critical steps necessary for success. For more information click here.

Financial Management and Sustainability Training

Washington University’s Brown School offers a week long training discussing strategies used in financing and operating mixed income communities. For more information click here.

Arts and Community Development

The Public Policy Research Center and School of Social Work at UMSL hosts a free seminar discussing data and the arts as a stimulus for community development. For more information click here.

Urban Sustainability Conference

SLU School of Law hosts the Saving the Cities:How to Make America’s Urban Core Sustainable in the 21st Century on March 1st. For more information click here.

Nonprofit Facility Planning and Financing Workshop

UMSL offers this workshop providing tools on how to effectively plan a real estate development project and discuss key financing campaigns (ideal for senior staff members). For more information click here.

Housing as an Asset Building Platform

This webinar on March 1st by CFED will present innovative strategies to integrate asset building and other financial services into affordable housing programs. To register click here.

12th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference

The New Partners for Smart Growth focuses on identifying strategies to create more sustainable regions. This conference will be held on February 7-9 at the Kansas City Convention Center. For more information on this conference click here.

2013 NCRC Conference

The 2013 National Community Reinvestment Coalition hosts it’s annual conference, March 20-23rd in Washington, DC. This year’s topic is “Building Community Prosperity from the Ground Up.” For more information click here.

IRS Workshop for Nonprofit Sector

UMSL’s Nonprofit Management and Leadership program offers training and legal advice from IRS tax representatives regarding important IRS regulations. For more informationclick here.

Human Resources Certificate Prep Course

UMSL offers this prep course to individuals seeking to take the PHR/SPHR certificate. For more information click here.

Volunteer Recruitment Workshop

The Nonprofit Management and Leadership program at UMSL offers this workshop on March 22 providing practical training and skills in volunteer management. For more information click here.

Neighborhood Leadership Academy

The Neighborhood Leadership Academy offers 10 sessions from Feb-May 2013 geared toward individuals actively involved in various aspects of community development. Registration begins February 5th. For a schedule of classes and registration informationclick here.

Nonprofit Facility Planning and Financing Workshop

UMSL offers this workshop providing tools on how to effectively plan a real estate development project and discuss key financing campaigns which is ideal for senior staff members. For more information click here.

Economics of Building Around Light Rail

CMT hosts February 6th luncheon on transit oriented development. Dena Belzer, president of Strategic Economics, will present. She specializes in connecting regional economic and demographic growth trends to real estate development activity and local policy initiatives.Click here to register online.

Restoring Household Financial Stability Conference

The St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank hosts, “Restoring Household Financial Stability After the Great Depression: Why Household Balance Sheets Matter,” discussing the importance of balance sheets in increasing household financial stability and national economic growth. For more information click here.

12th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference

The New Partners for Smart Growth focuses on identifying strategies to create more sustainable regions. This conference will be held on February 7-9 at the Kansas City Convention Center. For more information on this conference click here.

12th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference

The New Partners for Smart Growth focuses on identifying strategies to create more sustainable regions. This conference will be held on February 7-9 at the Kansas City Convention Center.  For more information on this conference click here.

Neighborhood Leadership Academy

The Neighborhood Leadership Academy offers 10 sessions from Feb-May 2013 geared toward individuals actively involved in various aspects of community development. Registration begins February 5th. For a schedule of classes and registration information click here.

Planning and Zoning Certificate Program

–UMSL is offering the planning and zoning certificate program beginning January 10.  For more information click here.

Neighborhood Funding Workshop

The Nonprofit and Leadership Program at UMSL hosts this event on January 26 to provide tools and techniques to those needing funding to finance neighborhood projects.  For more information click here.

FHLB Community Development Funding Session

The Community Builders Network and St. Louis Home Repair Network will host a Community Development Funding Session with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines on December 14.  For more information click here.

Planning and Zoning Certificate Program

UMSL is offering the planning and zoning certificate program for the spring semester beginning January 10.  For more information click here.

What’s Brewing? Series

 UMSL's Community Partnership Project kicks off series of breakfast conversations to explore issues facing St. Louis area neighborhoods and how we might work together to address them with a session on crime and neighborhoods set for December 13. For more information […]

Rethinking Our Streets: The Value of Flexible Street Design

Trailent presents this seminar on November 29, at 6:30.  Speaker John Norquist, CEO of Congress of the New Urbanism will discuss how a flexible street design can build economic value and increase quality of life.  For more information click here.

The Delmar Divide Semina

The Metro St. Louis Equal Housing & Opportunity Council hosts this event on November 29 from noon to 1:30 discussing the economic and racial divide along Delmar Blvd.  For more information click here.

Effective Grant Writing

Nonprofit Services hosts this workshop on December 6 from 9-3pm.  Wendy Dryer will present strategies to help organizations write effective proposals that will gain funders attention.  For more information click here

Introduction to Social Media

Nonprofit Services hosts this workshop on November 29 from 9-12am.  Speaker Allison Collinger will teach the basics of using social media tools to positively impact your organization.  For more information click here.