ByZach Chasnoff, Community Organizer, Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment (MORE) working for economic and social justice in the City of St. Louis.
We are living in exciting times. Vibrant public discourse about the transparency of our government and the average citizen’s ability to access those systems of governance is happening on national and local levels.
Construction boot Camp to close after a decade of service Vivian Martain, Director of Construction Prep, located in Wellston's MET Center will have to close its doors and discontinue servicing unemployed persons. The construction boot camp funding stream is nearly depleted which will force the camp to find a new home and new funding sources. For the full story click here.
OneSTL seeks members to join the network OneSTL has been officially approved by the governing board of East West Gateway. OneSTL is seeking individuals and organizations to register with the OneSTL network to participate in a collaborative approach to fulfilling the citizen's of St. Louis vision for a sustainable region. For more on OneSTLclick here and to register 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. 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.
TRAINING & WORKSHOPS
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.
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.
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.
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.
Brownfields grant The EPA has funds available to assist organizations with brownfield clean-up, revitalization and assessment. Deadlines for these grants are due today, January 22, 2014. For more information click here.
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