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Free Traning for Faith Based and Community Based groups

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010
 The Governor’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives (GOFBCI) Announces Capacity Building Assistance for Nonprofits and Community Groups

Free Trainings and One-on-One Technical Assistance

In line with their mission to strengthen the capacity of faith-based and community-based groups, GOFBCI is offering high-quality capacity building training and technical support through teh Community Engagement Partnership Grant Program.  As part of this initiative, regional partners are now providing free trainings and technical assistance to any interested faith-based or community-based organization or nonprofit, anywhere throughout the state.

The trainings will focus on finding and applying for grants, obtaining 501(c)(3) status, social entrepreneurship, nonprofit basics, board and committee development, and more. 

In addition to the trainings, regional partners listed below will also provide free one-on-one technical assistance to individuals and organizations upon request. Training and technical assistance will be available through June 30, 2011. The April through June 2010 training schedule is listed below by region. 

To view a map of the training regions please click here.

These free workshops and one-on-one support are available to interested individuals, organizations with 501(c)(3) status and organizations who have not obtained 501(c)(3) status.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL TRAININGS

 Hands on Volunteer Network of the Valley (HOVN) – Serving Northeast Ohio

If you are from Northeast Ohio, please take a minute to complete their regional needs assessment survey.

Contact:
Kristy Boyles
Project Director
HandsOn Volunteer Network of the Valley
5500 Market Street, Suite 106
Youngstown, Ohio 44512
Phone: (330)782-5877 x 14
http://www.hovn.org/
kboyles@hovn.org

Training Schedule:
May 18, 2010
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
So, You Want to Start (and/or Expand) a Nonprofit
Akron, Ohio

May 22, 2010
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Community Organizing Fundamentals
Cleveland, Ohio

Registration:
To register for training or to ask about technical assistance, please contact Kristy Boyles

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