CVCC Small Business Center Continues Series of Seminars for Non-Profits Organizations

CVCC Small Business Center LogoThe CVCC Small Business Center will present “Engage Your Nonprofit Board of Directors” on Wed., Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to noon at CVCC’s Corporate Development Center. This seminar continues a series of seminars for nonprofit organizations through the Small Business Center’s Non Profit Training Institute, which was made possible through a grant from The Unifour Foundation Inc. Endowment.

The Dec. 3 seminar will feature Sandy Rees, a Fundraising Coach and Consultant from Loudon, TN who specializes in helping small nonprofit organizations raise money, develop their Boards, and ensure the success of their missions.  The seminar will show participants how to clarify Board roles and responsibilities, find and retain Board members, and involve Board members in the fundraising process. Non-profit leaders will use tools from this session to turn their Boards into ambassadors for their organizations who are committed to spreading the organization’s message and actively engaged in helping meet fundraising goals.

The Unifour Foundation Inc. Endowment is administered by the North Carolina Community Foundation, and is one of 51 endowments that make up the Catawba Valley Community Foundation. During its most recent cycle, the Unifour Foundation Inc. Endowment awarded over $200,000 in grants to 36 individual organizations. During the Foundation’s existence it has awarded 434 grants for over $3 million to more than 100 organizations.

The CVCC Small Business Center is part of the state’s Small Business Center Network and works to help new businesses get started and create jobs by providing confidential business counseling and through seminars geared to start-ups and small business.  The NC Community College Small Business Center Network assists in starting an average of more than 650 businesses each year and helps to create and retain over 3000 jobs annually.

There is no cost to attend this seminar, but pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, contact the CVCC Small Business Center at 828-327-7000, ext. 4117.

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