ALLIANCE – The University of Mount Union and the Greater Alliance Foundation are hosting a workshop series this spring for non-profit organizations, churches and other organizations serving the Alliance area. The series will include three workshops and a poverty simulation taking place throughout the spring. Employees, board members, volunteers and community members looking to enhance their knowledge are encouraged to attend.
- March 31— Joel Kessel will offer "Making the Most of Your Team" with a focus on how to identify, cultivate, and maximize your board, resolve conflict, and use data to move your organization forward. The session will take place at Robertson Heating from 8-11 a.m. with lunch to follow. The cost is $15.
- April 28 — Local professionals will offer "Volunteer Engagement, Marketing and Event Planning," a hands-on session to think about utilizing volunteers, managing social and print media and planning successful events. The session will occur at Mount Union from 8-11 a.m. with lunch to follow. The cost is $15.
- May 19 — Marcie Curie and other local professionals will offer "Understanding Financials, Finding Funding and Securing Grants" to review financial statements, understand reporting guidelines, prospecting donors and grant writing. The session will take place at Alliance County Club from 8-11 a.m. with lunch to follow. The cost is $15.
A discounted rate will be offered to those who participate in all three workshops. Individuals and organizations will be invoiced based on registrations and group rates are available by contacting email@example.com. Registration is available at mountunion.edu/regula-center.
There will also be a TANF Town poverty simulation on April 3 in Mount Union's Hoover-Price Campus Center from 8:30-10:30 a.m. This session is at no cost.
The series is made possible by funding from the Stark Community Foundation, the Greater Alliance Foundation and the University of Mount Union.