Funding Alert Vol. 29 No. 10 Alert # 1 - October 2, 2018

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Funding News and Grant Tips

Entrepreneurs Donate More to Charity
Entrepreneurs donate more to charity on average than non-business owners, a study from Fidelity Charitable finds.
With a focus on the giving habits and priorities of entrepreneurs, the study, Entrepreneurs as Philanthropists, found that 79 percent of entrepreneurs say that charitable giving is a critical part of who they are, while 47 percent said they consider themselves to be a philanthropist. Entrepreneurs also were found to give more than others, with median annual giving among entrepreneurs ($3,577) 50 percent higher than that of non-entrepreneurs ($2,383).
The study also found that entrepreneurs approach giving differently, with nearly six in ten saying their experience as a business owner reflects how they approach their giving. Entrepreneurs tend, for instance, to take a more hands-on approach to their giving, with 61 percent saying they appreciate the ability to be personally involved in a cause or organization and 62 percent saying they value the opportunity to demonstrate leadership in their community through charitable giving, compared to about half of non-business owners. In addition, entrepreneurs spend more time volunteering, with 66 percent saying they volunteer at least three hours every month, compared with 55 percent of other donors.
The study also found that entrepreneurs see a business exit as an opportunity to give back, with three out of ten business owners reporting that they intend to sell or pass the business down to a family member within the next five years, and nearly 68 percent of those saying they plan to donate to charity in conjunction with the transition. Just 14 percent of business owners have no plans in place to give to charity during or after an exit from their business.
From The Foundation Center's Philanthropy News Digest News email, 9/25/18icon
 
CPRIT Releases 2018 Texas Cancer Plan
The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) has announced the release of the 2018 Texas Cancer Plan (“Plan”), a guide outlining actionable, achievable goals, objectives and strategies to reduce the burden of cancer for communities and individuals across Texas.
The Plan identifies five high priority areas, each poised to have a significant impact on cancer, and it also reflects changes, progress and advances in cancer prevention and control since the last revision in 2012.
Dr. Rebecca Garcia, CPRIT’s chief prevention and communications officer said, “We may not have all the answers for ending cancer today, but there are many things we can do right now to reduce its impact or prevent it altogether. The 2018 Plan makes it clear; progress in the fight against cancer depends on all Texans.”
From CPRIT email, 9/25/18icon

CPRIT Research and Product Development Programs Webinar Slides Now Available
The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) Research and Product Development Programs webinar on the Early Translational Research Awards (ETRA) and Seed Award (SEED) RFAs was held on September 19, 2018. 
A new SEED award RFA will be released in November 2018. The previously available RFA has been linked within this notification to serve as an example of the submittal requirements.
From CPRIT email, 9/24/18icon


Public Funding Opportunities

Addressing the Challenges of the Opioid Epidemic in Minority Health and Health Disparities Research in the U.S. (R01 Clinical Trial Optional): PAR-18-747 
SOURCE: Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH), National Institute on Aging (NIA), National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent: 10/14/18, 5/14/19, 10/14/19, 5/15/20, and 10/13/20. Application: 11/14/18, 6/14/19, 11/14/19, 6/15/20, and 11/13/20 by 5 pm local time of applicant organization.
$ AVAILABLE: The number of awards is contingent upon NIH appropriations and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications.
ELIGIBILITY: * Public/state/private controlled institutions of higher education.
* Hispanic-serving institutions.
* Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
* Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs).
* Alaska native and native Hawaiian serving institutions.
* Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs).
* Nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) IRS status (other than institutions of higher education).
* Small businesses.
* For-profit organizations (other than small businesses).
* State governments.
* County governments.
* City or township governments.
* Special district governments.
* Indian/Native American tribal governments (federally recognized and other than federally recognized).
* Eligible agencies of the federal government.
* U.S. territories or possessions.
* Independent school districts.
* Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities.
* Native American tribal organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments).
* Faith-based or community-based organizations.
* Regional organizations.
PURPOSE: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) seeks to support investigative and collaborative research focused on determining the mechanisms for the variation in the prevalence of Opioid Use Disorder (OUD), and understanding and reducing disparities in opioid care in minority health and health disparity populations in the U.S. 
CFDA: 93.307, 93.273, 93.279, 93.865, 93.313, 93.866 
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information see https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-747.html
From U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health FYI Weekly Health Resources email, 9/26/18icon
Subject(s) health disparities, medical research, minority health

Addressing the Challenges of the Opioid Epidemic in Minority Health and Health Disparities Research in the U.S. (R21 Clinical Trial Optional): PAR-18-745 
SOURCE: Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH), National Institute on Aging (NIA), National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent: 10/14/18, 5/14/19, 10/14/19, 5/15/20, and 10/13/20. Application: 11/14/18, 6/14/19, 11/14/19, 6/15/20, and 11/13/20 by 5 pm local time of applicant organization.
$ AVAILABLE: The number of awards is contingent upon NIH appropriations and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications.
ELIGIBILITY: * Public/state/private controlled institutions of higher education.
* Hispanic-serving institutions.
* Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
* Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs).
* Alaska native and native Hawaiian serving institutions.
* Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs).
* Nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) IRS status (other than institutions of higher education).
* Small businesses.
* For-profit organizations (other than small businesses).
* State governments.
* County governments.
* City or township governments.
* Special district governments.
* Indian/Native American tribal governments (federally recognized and other than federally recognized).
* Eligible agencies of the federal government.
* U.S. territories or possessions.
* Independent school districts.
* Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities.
* Native American tribal organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments).
* Faith-based or community-based organizations.
* Regional organizations.
PURPOSE: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) seeks to support investigative and collaborative research focused on determining the mechanisms for the variation in the prevalence of Opioid Use Disorder (OUD), and understanding and reducing disparities in opioid care in minority health and health disparity populations in the U.S. 
CFDA: 93.307, 93.273, 93.279, 93.865, 93.313, 93.866 
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information see https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-745.html
From U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health FYI Weekly Health Resources email, 9/26/18icon
Subject(s) health disparities, medical research, minority health

Capacity Building Assistance (CBA) for High Impact HIV Prevention Program Integration: CDC-RFA-PS19-1904
SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent: 10/12/18. Application: 11/12/18.
$ AVAILABLE: $24 million for 16 awards.
ELIGIBILITY: Unrestricted.
PURPOSE: This program will strengthen the capacity of the HIV prevention workforce to optimally plan, implement, integrate, and sustain high-impact HIV prevention interventions and strategies to reduce HIV infections and HIV-related morbidity, mortality, and health disparities across the United States and its territories. 
CFDA: 93.834
CONTACT: Dadera Moore, email: bci0@cdc.gov. For more information see https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=298832&utm_campaign=fyi_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery
From U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health FYI Weekly Health Resources email, 9/26/18icon
Subject(s) HIV/AIDS education/prevention

Characterization of Mycobacterial Induced Immunity in HIV-infected and Uninfected Individuals (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed): PAR-18-923 
SOURCE: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Application: 1/14/19, 1/14/20, and 1/14/21 by 5 pm local time of applicant organization.
$ AVAILABLE: The number of awards is contingent upon NIH appropriations and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications.
ELIGIBILITY: * Public/state/private controlled institutions of higher education.
* Hispanic-serving institutions.
* Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
* Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs).
* Alaska native and native Hawaiian serving institutions.
* Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs).
* Nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) IRS status (other than institutions of higher education).
* Small businesses.
* For-profit organizations (other than small businesses).
* State governments.
* County governments.
* City or township governments.
* Special district governments.
* Indian/Native American tribal governments (federally recognized and other than federally recognized).
* Eligible agencies of the federal government.
* U.S. territories or possessions.
* Independent school districts.
* Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities.
* Native American tribal organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments).
* Faith-based or community-based organizations.
* Regional organizations.
* Non-domestic (non-U.S.) entities (foreign institutions).
PURPOSE: The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support innovative studies to identify and understand the immunological responses that mediate protection from Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) infection or following vaccination with Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) or investigational vaccines.
CFDA: 93.855
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information see https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-923.html
From CDC National Prevention Information Network's (NPIN) HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Funding Information email, 9/20/18icon
Subject(s) HIV/AIDS research

Service Area Competition: HRSA-19-016
SOURCE: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 11/6/18.
$ AVAILABLE: $156.5 million for 45 awards.
ELIGIBILITY: You must be a domestic public or nonprofit private entity.
PURPOSE: This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the Health Center Program’s Service Area Competition (SAC). The Health Center Program supports public and private nonprofit community-based and patient-directed organizations that provide primary health care services to the Nation’s medically underserved populations. 
CFDA: 93.224
CONTACT: Health Resources and Services Administration, email: BPHCSAC@hrsa.gov. For more information see https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=307872&utm_campaign=fyi_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery
From U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health FYI Weekly Health Resources email, 9/26/18icon
Subject(s) health care services, underserved populations 


Private Funding Opportunities

America Walks Community Change Grant Program
SOURCE: Every Body Walk! Collaborative, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Juliet Ashby Hillman Foundation, Lyft, and WalkBoston
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications are due by 5pm EDT on 11/2/18.
$ AVAILABLE: This program will award grantees $1,500.00 in community stipends for projects related to creating healthy, active, and engaged places to live, work, and play.
ELIGIBILITY: Please see URL for eligibility information.
PURPOSE: Funded projects will increase walking and benefits of walkability in communities, work to grow the walking movement by engaging people and organizations new to the efforts, and take steps towards creating a culture of inclusive health. Projects should be able to demonstrate how they will create healthy, active, and engaged communities that support walking as transportation, health, and recreation. 
CONTACT: Heidi Simon, email: hsimon@americawalks.org. For more information see http://americawalks.org/applications-open-for-2018-community-change-grants/
From America Walks Community Change Grant Program email, 9/24/18icon
Subject(s) health promotion/wellness

American Head and Neck Society Accepting LOIs for Pilot Program Grants
SOURCE: American Head and Neck Society (AHNS)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: LOIs must be received no later than 12/17/18. Upon review, selected applicants will be invited to submit a full application by 1/15/19.
$ AVAILABLE: Grants of up to $10,000. 
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible, applicants must reside in the United State or Canada and be a medical student, resident, PhD, or faculty member at the rank of associate professor or below.
PURPOSE: The American Head and Neck Society sponsors several research grants both as an individual society and in conjunction with the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and the American College of Surgeons. 
AHNS currently is accepting Letters of Intent for its Pilot Grants program. Through the program, AHNS awards grants of up to $10,000 in support of basic, translational, or clinical research projects in head and neck oncology. Clinical or translational research studies are strongly encouraged and should be specifically related to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, outcomes, or pathophysiology of head and neck neoplastic disease.
CONTACT: Please see URL for contact information. For more information see https://www.ahns.info/research/grants/
From The Foundation Center's Philanthropy News Digest web site, accessed 9/27/18icon
Subject(s) medical research

American Sleep Medicine Foundation Accepting Proposals
SOURCE: American Sleep Medicine Foundation 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 11/27/18.
$ AVAILABLE: Grants of up to $100,000. 
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible, applicants must be a sleep scientist (MD, DO, or PhD) who has been independently funded for at least five of the last seven years.
PURPOSE: The American Sleep Medicine Foundation is accepting applications for its Bridge to Success for Mid-Career/Senior Investigators Award.
Through the program, grants of up to $100,000 will be awarded to established sleep investigators who have been independently supported by the NIH or other government research grants for at least five years but whose recent grant proposals are unlikely to be funded. A Bridge to Success Mid-Career/Senior Investigator Award will provide support for a year to help an independent investigator stay in the field of sleep research while reapplying for external funding.
CONTACT: Please see URL for contact information. For more information see https://foundation.aasm.org/bridge-success-award-mid-career-senior-investigators/
From The Foundation Center's Philanthropy News Digest web site, accessed 9/27/18icon
Subject(s) medical research

Arthroscopy Association Accepting Applications for Research Grant Program
SOURCE: Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 12/4/18.
$ AVAILABLE: Grants of up to $25,000. 
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible, applicants must be an AANA member in good standing at the time of application.
PURPOSE: The Arthroscopy Association of North America works to promote, encourage, support, and foster the development and dissemination of knowledge of arthroscopic surgery in order to improve upon the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of and injuries to the musculoskeletal system.
To that end, the association is accepting applications for its 2019 Research Grant program. Through the program, grants of up to $25,000 will be awarded in support of clinical or basic science research projects in the field of arthroscopic surgery or disorders amenable to arthroscopic treatment.
CONTACT: None.
From The Foundation Center's Philanthropy News Digest RFP Bulletin email, 9/24/18icon
Subject(s) medical research

Helmsley Trust Seeks Applications for Gut Cell Atlas
SOURCE: Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 11/13/18.
$ AVAILABLE: Please see URL for funding information.
ELIGIBILITY: Helmsley invites applications from principal investigators for up to three-year projects focused on the small and large intestines in healthy individuals and in Crohn's disease patients, from both unaffected and diseased regions. Experts across different disciplines are encouraged to apply their knowledge of cell systems and technologies to the gut.
PURPOSE: The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, in partnership with the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), has issued a request for applications to support the continued development of the Human Cell Atlas (HCA), an international effort to map all cells in the human body.
The trust seeks applications that will collaboratively create a Gut Cell Atlas (GCA), cataloging the many cell types in the small and large intestines. Through the GCA, Helmsley aims to advance precision medicine by understanding the link between cell states, tissue function, and the emergence of disease. The GCA will serve as a foundation for the development of new, effective treatments for Crohn’s disease and will also serve as a model for building other comprehensive organ system atlases.
CZI is also accepting applications for projects aimed at forming Seed Networks that characterize any tissue in the healthy human body. Seed Networks should support continued growth, solidify collaborations, and help generate valuable data and tools for the first draft of the HCA. Seed Networks should consist of at least three principal investigators, including at least one computational biologist or software engineer, together with additional computational biologists, engineers, experimental biologists, and/or physicians.
CZI’s early support of pilot projects for the HCA has helped the community develop shared goals, standards, assays, protocols, and computational resources while exploring a landscape of potential HCA projects. The Seed Networks RFA is CZI’s third RFA in support of the HCA over the past two years. Previously, CZI announced support for 85 new projects to create collaborative computational tools in support of building the HCA, as well as 35 pilot projects to help establish best practices and technologies.
CONTACT: Please see URL for contact information. For more information see https://helmsleytrust.org/news/helmsley-and-chan-zuckerberg-initiative-announce-new-grant-opportunities-support-growth-human
From The Foundation Center's Philanthropy News Digest web site, accessed 9/27/18icon
Subject(s) medical research

KaBOOM! Invites Applications for Community Playground Grants
SOURCE: KaBOOM!
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 11/9/18.
$ AVAILABLE: KaBOOM! provides eligible communities with most of the funds, tools, and resources they need to build a custom-made playground in a single day.
ELIGIBILITY: Municipalities and nonprofits serving children of playground age are eligible to apply. Applicants must contribute $8,500 toward the cost of playground equipment; recruit 75 to 100 community volunteers to participate in playground build day; and own the land on which they wish to build, or possess a long-term lease and obtain permission from the landowner to construct a playground. In addition, they must complete any needed site preparation on at least 2,500 square feet of flat dirt surface; secure soil tests, utility checks, and appropriate build permits in a timely manner; and accept ownership, insurance, and maintenance responsibilities for the playspace upon completion of project.
PURPOSE: KaBOOM! is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to saving play for America's children by creating great playspaces through the participation and leadership of individual communities.
To that end, the organization is accepting applications for playground grants through Build It with KaBOOM!, a program that provides eligible communities with most of the funds, tools, and resources they need to build a custom-made playground in a single day. Through the program, selected community groups work closely with a KaBOOM! project manager who will lead activities as well as coordinate the equipment and material purchases for the project. Community members will take the lead in recruiting volunteers, securing food and tool donations, and completing any necessary site preparation.
CONTACT: Please see URL for contact information. For more information see https://kaboom.org/grants/build_it_with_kaboom
From The Foundation Center's Philanthropy News Digest web site, accessed 9/27/18icon
Subject(s) children's health, health promotion/wellness

Milstein Medical Asian American Partnership Invites Applications for Fellowships in Translational Medicine
SOURCE: Milstein Medical Asian American Partnership Foundation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 12/3/18.
$ AVAILABLE: The award provides support for a one-year fellowship for a scholar or investigator to conduct a research project in translational medicine. The program will provide support in the amount of $60,000 for the project to be conducted at the awardee's home institution in China as well as support in the amount of $25,000 for the U.S. partner institution.
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible, applicants must be situated in a major medical center and aspire to be a distinguished researcher who focuses on the challenges of translational medicine. In addition, applicants must possess an MD or PhD in any specialty or medical subspecialty; significant research experience with a distinguished publication record; a strong commitment to research and academics; demonstrated leadership skills; and excellent proficiency in English.
PURPOSE: The mission of the Milstein Medical Asian American Partnership Foundation is to improve world health by developing mutually beneficial partnerships between the United States and China, as well as greater Asia.
To that end, the foundation is inviting applications from mainland China scholars and investigators for its Fellowship Award in Translational Medicine. The aim of the program is to build enduring partnership between the U.S. and Asia through the training of future Chinese academic leaders and to encourage long-term collaborations between the two regions.
CONTACT: Please see URL for contact information. For more information see http://www.mmaapf.org/en/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/2019-Translational-Medicine-Fellowship-Guideline-EN.pdf
From The Foundation Center's Philanthropy News Digest RFP Bulletin email, 9/24/18icon
Subject(s) medical research

National League of Nursing Invites Applications for Education Projects
SOURCE: National League of Nursing (NLN)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 2/4/19.
$ AVAILABLE: Grants of up to $25,000. 
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible, principal investigators must be current NLN members, either through their school or through individual dues payment.
PURPOSE: The National League for Nursing is inviting applications for its NLN Nursing Education Research grants program.
The annual program is designed to support high-quality studies that contribute to the development of the science of nursing education, promote diversity of research topics, and investigators who demonstrate rigor and innovative approaches to advance the field of nursing education research.
Grants of up to $25,000 will be awarded to support projects focused on building links between practice and education, developing more rigorous and robust research designs and evaluation protocols, and creating leadership opportunities for faculty and nursing education research scholars.
CONTACT: Please see URL for contact information. For more information see http://www.nln.org/professional-development-programs/grants-and-scholarships/nursing-education-research-grants/nln-nursing-education-research-grants-proposal-guidelines
From The Foundation Center's Philanthropy News Digest RFP Bulletin email, 9/24/18icon
Subject(s) health education, nursing


Events

Certificate in Nonprofit Financial Management 
SPONSOR: Center for Nonprofit Studies at Austin Community College 
WHEN: Thursdays, February 21, March 7 and 28, April 18, May 18 and 30, and June 20; 9 am to 3 pm with one hour for lunch. 
WHERE: ACC Highland Campus, 6101 Airport Blvd., (Austin, TX).
DESCRIPTION: The Certificate in Nonprofit Financial Management is a comprehensive and systematic learning opportunity, covering the tools, frameworks and concepts necessary for effective nonprofit financial management.
Especially useful for:
* Current financial management staff seeking further education or a refresher;
* Aspiring professionals seeking competence and professional opportunities in this area;
* Program staff seeking understanding of this critical organizational function;
* Individuals looking to make a career change and wanting a comprehensive and systematic way to acquire the competencies needed to be an effective nonprofit financial manager;
* Volunteer leaders seeking greater understanding of the financial management function.
The curricula are based upon conversations with nonprofit financial management practitioners and a review of professional literature.
Upon completion, participants will earn 4.9 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from Austin Community College. These may be eligible for use in meeting professional certification requirements.
COST: $1,500.
CONTACT: Barry Silverberg, (512) 223-7076, email: bsilverb@austincc.edu or Lisa Bussett, (512) 223-7051, email: lisa.bussett@austincc.edu
From Center for Nonprofit Studies at Austin Community College email, 9/26/18icon

Practices of High-Performing Boards: What Good Boards Do
SPONSOR: Center for Nonprofit Studies at Austin Community College 
WHEN: October 18, 9 am to noon.
WHERE: ACC Highland Business Center, 5930 Middle Fiskville Road, Room TBD, (Austin, TX).
DESCRIPTION: This workshop is designed for boards that are eager to take their leadership to the next level of performance. It is especially appropriate for boards that understand governance basics and want to accelerate their performance for mission impact.
COST: $59.
CONTACT: Lisa Bussett, (512) 223-7051, email: lisa.bussett@austincc.edu.
From Center for Nonprofit Studies at Austin Community College email, 9/26/18icon

Show Me the Money: Creating a Fundraising Culture
SPONSOR: Center for Nonprofit Studies at Austin Community College 
WHEN: November 6, 1 to 4 pm.
WHERE: ACC Highland Business Center, 5930 Middle Fiskville Road, Room TBD, (Austin, TX).
DESCRIPTION: This workshop helps boards understand their special role in fundraising and describes the five fundraising principles every board member should understand in order to raise funds for their organization. Fundraising is not an easy task, but it is a primary responsibility of every board of directors. This workshop will help board members feel more at ease with this daunting duty, and is ideal for board/staff leadership teams that are looking to expand the board’s role in fundraising and understand specific steps and processes for success.
COST: $59.
CONTACT: Lisa Bussett, (512) 223-7051, email: lisa.bussett@austincc.edu.
From Center for Nonprofit Studies at Austin Community College email, 9/26/18icon

Volunteer Management
SPONSOR: Center for Nonprofit Studies at Austin Community College
WHEN: November 14-15 and December 12-13, 9 am to 4 pm.
WHERE: ACC Highland Business Center, 5930 Middle Fiskville Road, Room TBD, (Austin, TX).
DESCRIPTION: Volunteers provide a unique human resource that can enhance an organization’s ability to achieve its mission, priorities, and goals. And, a well-managed volunteer program provides key building blocks that help ensure organizational sustainability.
Kathleen McCleskey and Wendy Biro-Pollard of Long and Short Associates have been collaborating with ACC’s Center for Nonprofit Studies for over a decade. During this time, they have conducted highly rated, four-day courses that provide managers of volunteer resources with state-of-the art, professional development training that is unique in the State of Texas.
Each class includes lecture, class discussion, opportunities for creative problem solving, networking, and useful resources including tools and checklists – all drawn from Kathleen and Wendy’s careers as practitioners and nationally recognized experts in the field of volunteer engagement.
This course will benefit anyone in the nonprofit, association, and governmental sector who seeks to learn how to build a successful volunteer program. Participants will discover the latest volunteer management trends, learn key steps in the volunteer management process and develop skills and techniques that are useful to any organizational leader.
All sessions have been recognized by the Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration and will cover the Council’s Core Competencies for Managers of Volunteer Resources.
The Certificate in Volunteer Management is four full days of learning from and with nationally recognized volunteer management experts.
Upon completion, participants will earn 2.8 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from Austin Community College. These may be eligible for use in meeting professional certification requirements.
COST: $59.
CONTACT: Lisa Bussett, (512) 223-7051, email: lisa.bussett@austincc.edu.
From Center for Nonprofit Studies at Austin Community College email, 9/26/18icon


Awards in Texas

San Antonio has been awarded a 2018 Culture of Health Prize from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).
Culture of Health Prize winners have made impressive efforts to improve the health and well-being of residents through a myriad of strategies, including access to high-quality education, improving community safety, and embracing local data to solve challenges.
From Robert Wood Johnson Foundation email, 9/20/18icon


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