Community Foundation Invites Nonprofits "Back to School"

August 18, 2014 - It's back to school for kids, colleges...and nonprofits. Main Street Community Foundation has announced a seminar and a webconference as part of its Nonprofit Education Series. Topics will be  liability of directors and officers and fundraising through storytelling.  

"More is being asked of our nonprofits with fewer resources available to help them. These workshops are intended to help our nonprofits gain essential skills and continue to thrive," says Susan Sadecki, President & CEO of Main Street Community Foundation.

The seminar will be presented by Susan E. Roberts, counsel at Robinson + Cole LLP in Hartford who specializes in matters of nonprofit organizations. The September 9, 2014 workshop is titled Liability of Officers and Directors and will be held from 9 – 10:30 a.m. at Tunxis@Bristol, 430 North Main Street in Bristol.

The web/audioconference will be held on October 8, 2014 and hosted by the Connecticut Chapter of Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). The web/audioconference is titled Incorporating Stories Into Your Fundraising Program and will be held from 1 – 2:30 p.m. at Tunxis@Bristol, 430 North Main Street in Bristol.

Nonprofit professionals, Board members and volunteers serving Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington and Wolcott who wish to enhance their knowledge and development on these topics are invited to attend.

Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Contact Samantha Rajotte, Communications Manager, at samantha@mainstreetfoundation.org or via phone at 860.583.6363 for more information or to register. Information is also available at on the events page of the website.