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Brown Smith Wallace NPO Speaker Series: Busting Burnout While Preventing Compassion Fatigue
Sep
18
7:15 AM07:15

Brown Smith Wallace NPO Speaker Series: Busting Burnout While Preventing Compassion Fatigue

Can you recognize when your employees exhibit burnout symptoms? Are there signs of compassion fatigue throughout your team? Join us for our NPO Speaker Series event, “Busting Burnout and Combating Compassion Fatigue.” Connie Fisher, Director of Mental Health Promotion at Mental Health America of Eastern Missouri, will share tips on how to recognize stress, manage burnout and combat compassion fatigue in your NPO employees.

https://www.bswllc.com/events-npo-speaker-series-september-18

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Data Organization & Analysis Basics Workshop with Ready by 21
Sep
19
8:15 AM08:15

Data Organization & Analysis Basics Workshop with Ready by 21

  • United Way of Greater St. Louis (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Ready by 21 Foundational Teams are hosting free capacity-building workshops. This workshop is for anyone who collects data, maintains data, or uses data to make decisions in their work. You don’t have to be a full-time “data person!” This hands-on training will lead participants through using Excel to organize data and maintain useful datasets that support analysis. Participants will practice with sample data and then work with their own data and get support from experts.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/QCZPW6J?utm_source=ActiveCampaign&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Ready+by+21+St++Louis+July+Update&utm_campaign=Rb21+July+Newsletter+2019

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Affordable Housing Trust Fund Application Info Session
Sep
20
9:00 AM09:00

Affordable Housing Trust Fund Application Info Session

  • St. Louis Development Corporation (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Affordable Housing Commission is hosting an application info session for folks applying to the Affordable Housing Trust Fund.

The goal is to build knowledge, transparency, and capacity. Attendance is not required to apply and the opportunity is geared specifically toward first time applicants.

The session will be on Sept 20th at SLDC, 1520 Market, 2nd floor. Presentations for those submitting grant applications will begin at 9a. Presentations for those submitting applications for housing developments will begin at 10:15a.

Cost: Free

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Brown Smith Wallace NPO Speaker Series: Busting Burnout While Preventing Compassion Fatigue
Sep
25
7:15 AM07:15

Brown Smith Wallace NPO Speaker Series: Busting Burnout While Preventing Compassion Fatigue

Can you recognize when your employees exhibit burnout symptoms? Are there signs of compassion fatigue throughout your team? Join us for our NPO Speaker Series event, “Busting Burnout and Combating Compassion Fatigue.” Connie Fisher, Director of Mental Health Promotion at Mental Health America of Eastern Missouri, will share tips on how to recognize stress, manage burnout and combat compassion fatigue in your NPO employees.

https://www.bswllc.com/events-npo-speaker-series-september-18

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Celebrating Collaboration & Building Community in the Metro East
Sep
26
11:30 AM11:30

Celebrating Collaboration & Building Community in the Metro East

  • First United Presbyterian Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Metro East Coalition of community builders is hosting an event this fall to bring together organizations working to create vibrant, engaged, and equitable neighborhoods in Madison & St. Clair counties!

Join community leaders from all backgrounds in the Metro East to celebrate partnerships in our region, to learn best practices, and to commit ourselves to building new collaborations.

Cost: Free (lunch included)

Make sure to RSVP in advance:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/celebrating-collaboration-building-community-in-the-metro-east-tickets-66969460459

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Hot Topics in Volunteer Management
Sep
27
9:00 AM09:00

Hot Topics in Volunteer Management

https://mimh.configio.com/pd/1828/hot-topics-in-volunteer-management

Registration required. Please see the link above for more information.

Ask any volunteer coordinator what their biggest challenges are, and the topics in this workshop hosted by UMSL’s Nonprofit Management and Leadership Program will inevitably come up! From recruiting volunteers to managing challenging volunteers, this roster of local volunteer management experts will provide best practices to help tackle participants’ top concerns.

Facilitated by Katelind Hosie, MVMA President and Lead Volunteer Center Manager for the United Way of Greater St. Louis, this fast-paced day of speakers will give attendees practical strategies that they can apply to their own volunteer programs.

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St. Louis Violence Prevention Commission - Effective Meetings and Consensus Building Workshop
Sep
28
10:00 AM10:00

St. Louis Violence Prevention Commission - Effective Meetings and Consensus Building Workshop

https://gallery.mailchimp.com/e67d65497493bce20135e86f0/files/1b203bb6-6989-4061-a61b-a03813cc04bf/VPC_Coalition_Workshops_Flier.pdf

The Violence Prevention Commission is offering four FREE workshops designed to empower residents to make the change within their community by teaching them the skills associated with neighborhood leadership & collaboration.

Effective Meetings and Consensus Building

  • Understand how to run effective meetings

  • Learn how to lead others through a group decision making process.

Cost: Free

Registration Required.

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Kansas City: Free EPA Grant Writing Workshop- Day 1
Oct
2
12:00 PM12:00

Kansas City: Free EPA Grant Writing Workshop- Day 1

  • Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

More information and to register: https://www.ksutab.org/education/workshops/details?id=368

The free two-day grant-writing workshop is being presented by the Technical Assistance to Brownfields (TAB) Program at Kansas State University, in partnership with the Iowa Division of Natural ResourcesKansas Department of Health and EnvironmentMissouri Department of Natural Resources, and Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy. The workshop is designed to offer tools and tips for grant-writing when applying for U.S. EPA Brownfields, Environmental Justice, Pollution Prevention, Environmental Education, and healthy homes and lead-paint grants.

 

Topics will include:

-Grant-writing 101: How to tell your story and tips for writing a project description.

-Identifying, connecting, and engaging your community and establishing partnerships.

-Developing a budget.

-An overview of TAB EZ (a free online grant writing tool).

-How to submit an application via grants.gov.

-Detailed discussion of grant guidelines*.

 

*Two breakout sessions will be offered, each focusing on different grants.  One track will be specific to brownfields assessment, revolving loan fund, and cleanup (ARC) grants, and the second will combine specifics for environmental justice, pollution prevention, environmental education, and healthy homes and lead-paint grants. Bring a friend or a colleague to ensure you get the most out of this two-day event. 

 

Do you have an outline or draft proposal in the works?  Would you like free one-on-one advice from a national expert?  An optional work session is being offered at the end of the second day, October 3.  Reserve your spot today!  Requests may be submitted by email to Maggie Egbarts, maggiejessie@ksu.edu.  For those that are traveling a greater distance and are unable to participate in a work session, be sure to bring your calendar and we'll schedule a future work date.   

 

Who Should Attend?

Local, regional, and tribal government officials, not-for-profit economic and community development organizations, and other entities interested in applying for federal grants to assist with the assessment, cleanup, and/or revitalization of their community.

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Kansas City: Free EPA Grant Writing Workshop- Day 2
Oct
3
8:15 AM08:15

Kansas City: Free EPA Grant Writing Workshop- Day 2

  • Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

More information and to register: https://www.ksutab.org/education/workshops/details?id=368

The free two-day grant-writing workshop is being presented by the Technical Assistance to Brownfields (TAB) Program at Kansas State University, in partnership with the Iowa Division of Natural ResourcesKansas Department of Health and EnvironmentMissouri Department of Natural Resources, and Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy. The workshop is designed to offer tools and tips for grant-writing when applying for U.S. EPA Brownfields, Environmental Justice, Pollution Prevention, Environmental Education, and healthy homes and lead-paint grants.

 

Topics will include:

-Grant-writing 101: How to tell your story and tips for writing a project description.

-Identifying, connecting, and engaging your community and establishing partnerships.

-Developing a budget.

-An overview of TAB EZ (a free online grant writing tool).

-How to submit an application via grants.gov.

-Detailed discussion of grant guidelines*.

 

*Two breakout sessions will be offered, each focusing on different grants.  One track will be specific to brownfields assessment, revolving loan fund, and cleanup (ARC) grants, and the second will combine specifics for environmental justice, pollution prevention, environmental education, and healthy homes and lead-paint grants. Bring a friend or a colleague to ensure you get the most out of this two-day event. 

 

Do you have an outline or draft proposal in the works?  Would you like free one-on-one advice from a national expert?  An optional work session is being offered at the end of the second day, October 3.  Reserve your spot today!  Requests may be submitted by email to Maggie Egbarts, maggiejessie@ksu.edu.  For those that are traveling a greater distance and are unable to participate in a work session, be sure to bring your calendar and we'll schedule a future work date.   

 

Who Should Attend?

Local, regional, and tribal government officials, not-for-profit economic and community development organizations, and other entities interested in applying for federal grants to assist with the assessment, cleanup, and/or revitalization of their community.

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Focus on Fraud: Prevention and Detection Measures for Nonprofit Organizations
Oct
10
2:00 PM14:00

Focus on Fraud: Prevention and Detection Measures for Nonprofit Organizations

https://mimh.configio.com/pd/1807/focus-on-fraud-prevention-and-detection-measures-for-nonprofit-organizations

Registration required. Please see the link above for more information.

News stories about fraud and embezzlement at nonprofit organizations abound. Too many organizations find themselves dealing with these kinds of problems when an understanding of common schemes, and the implementation of relatively simple, yet important processes, procedures, and policies could protect them from many of these issues. Join UMSL’s Nonprofit Management & Leadership Program for a discussion on how nonprofits can prevent and detect fraud within their organizations.

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EPA Real Estate Development Academy for Communities Webinar 2
Oct
18
1:00 PM13:00

EPA Real Estate Development Academy for Communities Webinar 2

https://clu-in.org/conf/tio/register/new.cfm?date=1137&CFID=11639935&CFTOKEN=be371206f5eef2cf-C2448383-B17B-35EB-0C1688774003B399

Join the RE-Development Academy for Communities, a three-part FREE webinar series where you will learn the process for redeveloping a contaminated site through the eyes of a property developer. Meant for community members, local governments, community nonprofits, other local stakeholders, technical assistance providers, etc. Learn about: Factors that motivate or discourage development of contaminated properties; how & when developers make decisions; special issues to consider (compatibility of site cleanup & reuse, contaminant type & location, institutional or engineering controls, etc.); pre & post redevelopment activities, determining cost & return on investment.

Cost: Free

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EPA Real Estate Development Academy for Communities Webinar 3
Oct
18
1:00 PM13:00

EPA Real Estate Development Academy for Communities Webinar 3

https://clu-in.org/conf/tio/register/new.cfm?date=1138&CFID=11639979&CFTOKEN=ecff3fde5e408fb1-C254781B-C3DD-291D-E2D69AE938ABC502

Join the RE-Development Academy for Communities, a three-part FREE webinar series where you will learn the process for redeveloping a contaminated site through the eyes of a property developer. Meant for community members, local governments, community nonprofits, other local stakeholders, technical assistance providers, etc. Learn about: Factors that motivate or discourage development of contaminated properties; how & when developers make decisions; special issues to consider (compatibility of site cleanup & reuse, contaminant type & location, institutional or engineering controls, etc.); pre & post redevelopment activities, determining cost & return on investment.

Cost: Free

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2019 GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials Training (U.S. Green Building Council - Missouri Chapter)
Nov
14
to Nov 15

2019 GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials Training (U.S. Green Building Council - Missouri Chapter)

  • Missouri Botanical Garden's Commerce Bank Center for Science Education, Room 126-127 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Efficient operations and smart maintenance in buildings not only reduce operating costs by 20-50%, but increase occupancy rates and tenant satisfaction. Green Professional Building Skills Training (GPRO) Operations + Maintenance Essentials is a two day course that provides building professionals with strategies to improve efficiency, comfort, and health in our existing buildings. Participants leave with at least three immediately actionable measures and the next steps needed to achieve them.

http://www.usgbc-mogateway.org/2019/02/2019-gpro-operations-maintenance-essentials-training/

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Program Evaluation and Outcomes for Beginners
Sep
17
9:00 AM09:00

Program Evaluation and Outcomes for Beginners

  • Network for Strong Communities (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

http://nscnow.org/event/program-evaluation-and-outcomes-for-beginners/

This workshop answers basic questions about outcome-based evaluation and provides attendees with a user-friendly framework for making progress. These questions include: Why spend time on evaluation? What are appropriate outcomes for our work? How can we measure our outcomes in a way that is affordable, and most importantly, manageable, so it doesn’t detract from what we do to fulfill our mission? If you’re just getting started or need some helpful hints, this interactive workshop is the one for you.

Cost: $60

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EPA Real Estate Development Academy for Communities
Sep
13
1:00 PM13:00

EPA Real Estate Development Academy for Communities

https://clu-in.org/conf/tio/RE-DA1/

Join the RE-Development Academy for Communities, a three-part FREE webinar series where you will learn the process for redeveloping a contaminated site through the eyes of a property developer. Meant for community members, local governments, community nonprofits, other local stakeholders, technical assistance providers, etc. Learn about: Factors that motivate or discourage development of contaminated properties; how & when developers make decisions; special issues to consider (compatibility of site cleanup & reuse, contaminant type & location, institutional or engineering controls, etc.); pre & post redevelopment activities, determining cost & return on investment.

Cost: Free

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UMSL Using Data to Inform Decisions and Plans Workshop
Sep
12
1:00 PM13:00

UMSL Using Data to Inform Decisions and Plans Workshop

People who lead programs, teams, departments or organizations are frequently charged with making difficult decisions based on incomplete information. This workshop will draw from evaluative thinking, performance management, strategic planning, and quality improvement techniques to encourage and equip nonprofit professionals to: 1) identify the data they need and 2) to share it and use it to make fact-based decisions and manageable and measurable plans.

https://mimh.configio.com/pd/1737/using-data-to-inform-decisions-and-plans

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Building Buy-in Workshop with Ready by 21
Sep
12
9:00 AM09:00

Building Buy-in Workshop with Ready by 21

  • United Way of Greater St. Louis (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We often spend a lot of time focusing on the quality of a solution/project and little to no time thinking about how to ensure the idea/change is adopted. This can lead to a great idea having less of an impact than we thought. In this training, we will teach you how to build buy-in with the individuals involved with a change to help you ensure a successful adoption. Come with a project in mind and you will walk away with a plan to help your change strategy.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/QW7RH8K?utm_source=ActiveCampaign&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Ready+by+21+St++Louis+July+Update&utm_campaign=Rb21+July+Newsletter+2019

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Gateway Greening Demonstration Garden Volunteer Orientation
Sep
7
10:00 AM10:00

Gateway Greening Demonstration Garden Volunteer Orientation

  • 3841 Bell Avenue St. Louis, MO United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

https://www.facebook.com/events/267319320641112/?event_time_id=267319343974443

Gain garden maintenance and upkeep experience alongside knowledgeable Gateway Greening Staff, Master Gardeners, and Urban Agriculture enthusiasts as a Demonstration Garden volunteer!

Please email volunteer@gatewaygreening.org to RSVP or ask questions!

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St. Louis County CDBG Technical Assistance Workshop
Sep
4
9:00 AM09:00

St. Louis County CDBG Technical Assistance Workshop

https://signup.com/go/PPFyMEX

The St. Louis County Office of Community Development will be holding a CDBG Technical Assistance Workshop on September 4th, 2019. This event is intended for nonprofits and County departments that are planning to apply for CDBG funds during our upcoming application period, which opens September 3rd. For more details and to register, click the link above.

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Nuisance Abatement and Evictions Landlord Training with Tower Grove CDC
Aug
27
6:30 PM18:30

Nuisance Abatement and Evictions Landlord Training with Tower Grove CDC

At this event, you will learn management practices for avoiding nuisance and evictions.  Nuisance is an act or physical condition which is detrimental to the safety, welfare, or convenience of the inhabitants of the city (see Nuisance Ordinance #68535).  St. Louis city counselor, Susan Phelps, will outline the role of the City's Problem Property team for abating nuisance.  Learn from Brightside rep, Rachel Greathouse, how to deal with trash left behind after a move-out. Attorney Julie Ostrom, who specializes in real estate matters, will explain the different types of evictions and what to expect during the eviction process.  

The 2019 Landlord Training is a Northside-Southside Collaboration between North Newstead Association and Tower Grove Neighborhoods CDC. This FREE training is open to all landlords, property managers, developers, and interested parties.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/landlord-training-nuisance-abatement-and-evictions-tickets-66525803469


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Youth Empowerment Summit (YES)
Aug
24
12:00 PM12:00

Youth Empowerment Summit (YES)

A collaboration of St. Louis youth organizations invites teens (13-19 years old) to an afternoon of interactive, strengths-based leadership training and formulation of action-oriented policy recommendations. Participants will leave empowered with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to make positive changes in their schools, communities, and organizations.

https://gallery.mailchimp.com/e67d65497493bce20135e86f0/files/2ffd39fa-0c5e-44db-85d1-3cc6afb4eb80/2019_YES_Save_the_Date.pdf

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Building an Effective Communications Plan Workshop
Aug
23
8:15 AM08:15

Building an Effective Communications Plan Workshop

Learn best practices for building and executing an effective communications plan, including developing key messages, social media strategies, and outreach various key audiences, including reporters and elected officials. This workshop will include breakout time to discuss your organization’s specific needs, so please feel free to bring existing materials you would like to discuss with a member of the team.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WL2ZMGS?utm_source=ActiveCampaign&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Ready+by+21+St++Louis+July+Update&utm_campaign=Rb21+July+Newsletter+2019

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Residential Energy Code Concepts and Construction Techniques-St. Louis County - Ameren Missouri & Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance
Aug
20
9:00 AM09:00

Residential Energy Code Concepts and Construction Techniques-St. Louis County - Ameren Missouri & Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/residential-energy-code-concepts-and-construction-techniques-st-louis-tickets-60626551648

Ameren Missouri is pleased to sponsor a series of in-person trainings to support the residential building industry as they continue to deliver healthy and resilient home to the market. Led by experts from Southface Energy Institute, in this interactive classroom-based training students will learn key building science principles, common code compliance challenges and solutions, and much more!

In this training, you’ll learn:

  • Basic building science concepts

  • Requirements in the energy code

  • How to overcome common code compliance challenges

  • Best practices and construction techniques

  • Opportunities to cut costs and improve your business

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Gateway Greening Demonstration Garden Volunteer Orientation
Aug
10
10:00 AM10:00

Gateway Greening Demonstration Garden Volunteer Orientation

https://www.facebook.com/events/267319320641112/?event_time_id=267319343974443

Gain garden maintenance and upkeep experience alongside knowledgeable Gateway Greening Staff, Master Gardeners, and Urban Agriculture enthusiasts as a Demonstration Garden volunteer!

Please email volunteer@gatewaygreening.org to RSVP or ask questions!

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St. Louis City CDA Round Table Discussion
Aug
8
3:00 PM15:00

St. Louis City CDA Round Table Discussion

https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/community-development/cda-workshops-and-training-sessions.cfm

Please join CDA as they host a round table discussion with four developers/general contractors familiar with CDA and the NOFA process. Each of the participants has been awarded CDA funding in the past through a NOFA round.

Discover lessons learned, successes and best practices for a successful CDA development project. 

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2019 GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials Training (U.S. Green Building Council - Missouri Chapter)
Aug
8
to Aug 9

2019 GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials Training (U.S. Green Building Council - Missouri Chapter)

  • Missouri Botanical Garden's Commerce Bank Center for Science Education, Room 126-127 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Efficient operations and smart maintenance in buildings not only reduce operating costs by 20-50%, but increase occupancy rates and tenant satisfaction. Green Professional Building Skills Training (GPRO) Operations + Maintenance Essentials is a two day course that provides building professionals with strategies to improve efficiency, comfort, and health in our existing buildings. Participants leave with at least three immediately actionable measures and the next steps needed to achieve them.

http://www.usgbc-mogateway.org/2019/02/2019-gpro-operations-maintenance-essentials-training/

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"Parole to Payroll" Weekly Employment Workshop
Aug
1
5:00 PM17:00

"Parole to Payroll" Weekly Employment Workshop

Weekly Reentry Employment Workshops that can help you master the following:

  • Successful job search techniques

  • Reverse your thinking traps

  • Resume and Interviewing skills

  • Answering the “BIG” questions

  • Going from Ex-Offender to Excellent Employee

After completion of this workshop, jobseekers will receive one-on-one assistance in locating job leads. Bus tickets available. CLASS SIZES ARE LIMITED! To register please call 314-446-4431 or314-863-0015 Ext. 720

http://www.caastlc.org/wpsite/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Parole-to-Payroll-Full-Page.pdf

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St. Louis City CDA - "Building a Successful Development Team"
Aug
1
3:00 PM15:00

St. Louis City CDA - "Building a Successful Development Team"

https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/community-development/cda-workshops-and-training-sessions.cfm

Please join CDA for a workshop designed to assist developers in building a team for a successful CDA project. Speakers representing banks, insurance, title, architecture, historic consulting and disbursing will be available to provide insight into their professions and answer questions.

Cost: Free

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St. Louis CDA CDBG Funding Workshop
Aug
1
9:00 AM09:00

St. Louis CDA CDBG Funding Workshop

  • 1520 Market Street Suite 2000 St. Louis, MO United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

On August 1st, CDA will begin hosting workshops for the 2020 CDBG RFP as well as training for the Electronic Grants Administration & Management System (EGRAMS).

https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/community-development/cdbg/2020-cdbg-funding-cycle-non-housing-production.cfm

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Community Reinvestment Act/Investment Connection Workshop with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Aug
1
8:30 AM08:30

Community Reinvestment Act/Investment Connection Workshop with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis is hosting a Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)/Investment Connection Program (ICP) in St. Louis on Thursday, August 1. Workshop participants will receive information on CRA-eligible community activities and tools to effectively collaborate with financial institutions. The workshop also highlights cross-sector collaboration among financial institutions, foundations, funders, and community development organizations.

In addition to highlighting successful CRA and cross-sector partnerships, the workshop provides an opportunity to learn about the ICP, the 2019 Request for Proposal process, and the live-pitch event. Past program outcomes and success stories also will be shared at this event.

Participation in this event is free; however, registration is required by Monday, July 22. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

https://web.cvent.com/event/4f47aa04-ee46-4d25-a295-4610aacac36a/summary

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"Parole to Payroll" Weekly Employment Workshop
Jul
25
5:00 PM17:00

"Parole to Payroll" Weekly Employment Workshop

Weekly Reentry Employment Workshops that can help you master the following:

  • Successful job search techniques

  • Reverse your thinking traps

  • Resume and Interviewing skills

  • Answering the “BIG” questions

  • Going from Ex-Offender to Excellent Employee

After completion of this workshop, jobseekers will receive one-on-one assistance in locating job leads. Bus tickets available. CLASS SIZES ARE LIMITED! To register please call 314-446-4431 or314-863-0015 Ext. 720

http://www.caastlc.org/wpsite/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Parole-to-Payroll-Full-Page.pdf

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CDA Training: Introduction to Architecture, Design, and Section 106 Standards
Jul
25
3:00 PM15:00

CDA Training: Introduction to Architecture, Design, and Section 106 Standards

  • 2707 North 14th Street St. Louis, MO (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Please join CDA (Community Development Administration) on Thursday, July 11 at 3:00 p.m. for an important workshop designed to introduce CDA development to potential developers. CDA staff will present ways to look at potential projects, the importance of the CDA conducted Environmental Review, and provide a high level discussion on the design process and other requirements for CDA funded projects. The characteristics of a successful project and compliance topics, such as MBE/WBE certification, Section 3 requirements, Davis-Bacon and other federal guidelines will be discussed.

This session is free and open to all developers, general contractors and community organizations.

https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/community-development/cda-workshops-and-training-sessions.cfm

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Opportunity Zone Workshop
Jul
25
1:00 PM13:00

Opportunity Zone Workshop

Madison County Community & Economic Development & National Development Council (NDC) are working together to host a workshop on Opportunity Zones. NDC will discuss the importance of the zones and provide the information we all need to setup and take advantage of these zones. The designation of these zones gives us another tool in our economic development tool belt. This event is open to partners, but geared toward those serving Madison County.

Make sure to RSVP to James Arnold at jparnold@co.madison.il.us

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Strengthening the Middle: Challenges and Strategies for Rebuilding Middle Neighborhoods Webinar with Center for Community Progress
Jul
25
12:00 PM12:00

Strengthening the Middle: Challenges and Strategies for Rebuilding Middle Neighborhoods Webinar with Center for Community Progress

In Center for Community Progress’ February webinar, Alan Mallach introduced the subject of middle neighborhoods - the solid but unpretentious working- and middle-class neighborhoods of our cities and inner-ring suburbs - and the challenges they face. In this webinar, Alan will zoom in on the particular forces that are threatening middle neighborhoods’ vitality today and describe some of the strategies that may help stabilize some and revive others.

https://www.communityprogress.net/online-education-pages-527.php

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"Parole to Payroll" Weekly Employment Workshop
Jul
18
5:00 PM17:00

"Parole to Payroll" Weekly Employment Workshop

Weekly Reentry Employment Workshops that can help you master the following:

  • Successful job search techniques

  • Reverse your thinking traps

  • Resume and Interviewing skills

  • Answering the “BIG” questions

  • Going from Ex-Offender to Excellent Employee

After completion of this workshop, jobseekers will receive one-on-one assistance in locating job leads. Bus tickets available. CLASS SIZES ARE LIMITED! To register please call 314-446-4431 or314-863-0015 Ext. 720

http://www.caastlc.org/wpsite/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Parole-to-Payroll-Full-Page.pdf

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CDA Training-- Housing Proposals: NOFA Best Practices
Jul
18
3:00 PM15:00

CDA Training-- Housing Proposals: NOFA Best Practices

  • 2707 North 14th Street St. Louis, MO (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Please join CDA (Community Development Administration) on Thursday, July 11 at 3:00 p.m. for an important workshop designed to introduce CDA development to potential developers. CDA staff will present ways to look at potential projects, the importance of the CDA conducted Environmental Review, and provide a high level discussion on the design process and other requirements for CDA funded projects. The characteristics of a successful project and compliance topics, such as MBE/WBE certification, Section 3 requirements, Davis-Bacon and other federal guidelines will be discussed.

This session is free and open to all developers, general contractors and community organizations.

https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/community-development/cda-workshops-and-training-sessions.cfm

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Google's Digital Tools Livestream with Illinois Small Business Development Center
Jul
17
11:00 AM11:00

Google's Digital Tools Livestream with Illinois Small Business Development Center

  • SIUE Lovejoy Library Conference Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Get productive with Google’s Digital Tools livestream hosted by Illinois Small Business Development Center. This livestream can benefit anyone interested in learning online skills — students and parents, business owners and employees, job seekers and volunteers — and will explain how to get organized, collaborate, manage time, and more, using Google's free digital tools.

https://ilsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/31380?fbclid=IwAR09y9q4vWz49g5mATNGCfzaZNxB3cZw86255GEjF5KMLsXmduUoz6hwbYw

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Webinar: Inclusive Re-Use of Vacant Land
Jul
17
9:00 AM09:00

Webinar: Inclusive Re-Use of Vacant Land

As people and firms move back towards density, vacant or underutilized urban industrial, commercial and residential real estate is offering exciting opportunities for transformative developments which create jobs, business opportunities and amenities for surrounding communities.

Please join three expert panelists (Teresa Lynch, Jerald Mitchell, David Doig) and our facilitator (Brad Whitehead) to explore leading-edge approaches to inclusive redevelopment of urban land.​​​​​​

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Marketing Strategies for Small Nonprofits
Jul
16
1:00 PM13:00

Marketing Strategies for Small Nonprofits

  • Westminster Hall, First United Presbyterian Church (map)
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"Your community needs to know about you!"

Join our close partners Housing Action Illinois for a workshop in Collinsville. This mission-driven marketing workshop is a great opportunity for all CBN members, but especially those in the Metro East.

To register or learn more, click here.

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