Thursday, June 25, 2009
The ARK is also sponsoring a "TIN FOR TEN". Bring a canned good on race day or to packet pick-up to support Tricounty Family Ministries food pantry. Come out and help us celebrate our 10 years with this community event.
Call The ARK for more information: 843-832-2357. Go to the website to register: www.angelfire.com/sc2/racefortheark
CreateAthon® is a 24-hour, work-around the clock creative blitz during which Trio Solutions Inc. provides marketing and creative services to Lowcountry nonprofit organizations on a pro-bono basis. The selected nonprofits have little or no marketing budgets. Trio Solutions is the official CreateAthon® agency for the Charleston-metro area.
The round-the-clock creative work will begin at 8 a.m. on Thursday. Work will be presented to the nonprofits on Friday at 8 a.m. Trio Solutions Inc. will receive client changes Saturday morning at 8 a.m., then put the pieces on press.
The deadline for CreateAthon® 2009 applications is Friday, July 31. Five organizations will be selected by Trio Solutions Inc. to receive CreateAthon® 2009 services and will be announced on August 26.
Please visit www.trio-solutions.com for more information or to download an application.
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
Monday, June 22, 2009
For more information call the shelter at 843-747-4849
Friday, June 19, 2009
MapShot: Best ARRA Funding Resources by State
The Foundation Center has collected the best resources on how nonprofits may be able to access stimulus package funding. This map connects you to information about funding and other opportunities in each state.
20 Emergency Funding Sources for Nonprofits
The Fieldstone Alliance has put together this newsletter covering topics such as cash flow management, earned income, contributed income, debt financing and existing assets.
Nonprofit Economic Vitality Resource Center provides strategies to assist nonprofits in dealing with a tough economic forecast.
Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Berkeley Charleston Dorchester Council of Governments has a fantastic online mapping tool with tricounty statistics.
The South Carolina Office of Research and Statistics
Demographics Now is available both here at the library and remotely with your library card number.
CCPl Business resources
Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Foundation Grants for Preservation in Libraries, Archives, and Museums, 2009 Edition is a collaborative project of the Library of Congress and the Foundation Center. This publication lists 1,944 grants of $5,000 or more awarded by 488 foundations, from 2004 through the publication date of this guide. It covers grants to public, academic, research, school, and special libraries, and to archives and museums for activities related to conservation and preservation. This publication includes:
- introduction that explains the book's coverage, arrangement, entries, and how to research using the volume. Note: This PDF file contains hotlinks to free online tutorials that cover grant writing and provide an insight into the world of U.S. foundation giving offered by the Foundation Center, as well as to some other widely used non-profit guidance on preservation grants found on the Conservation Online web site.
- a statistical analysis of grant funding in the area of preservation by foundation, recipient location, subject, recipient type (e.g., Library), grant size, and foundation generosity nationwide.
- state-by-state descriptions of projects funded in preservation nationwide including the foundation's name, limitations on giving, recipient(s), size of grants, and purpose of the grant described. Note: This section is hot linked in the PDF version directly to more detailed descriptions of the foundations.
- indexes by recipient, geographic area of the recipient, and subject. Note: If you do not find what you are looking for in the indices, use the find feature to search the text for your term.
- a list of all foundations that have donated to preservation and conservation with their contact information and limitations on giving.
Finding Census Data for Use in Grant Proposals
Harun Rashid, Senior GIS Planner with the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments (COG) will talk about the data that is available for use in grant proposals and how you can access it. He will also highlight an interactive online mapping application that efficiently serves out demographics and other information.
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 452-4492.
Friday, June 12, 2009
Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort and Spa at Grande Dunes
Failure Is Not an Option® three-day institutes provide the time, structure and processes for teams to transfer their learning from renowned presenters to direct application in their school. Using the Six Principles of Failure Is Not an Option® as an organizing system, the teams collaboratively assess where they are, where they want to go and define next steps to get there. All HOPE Foundation Institutes align with Standards set by the National Staff Development Council and qualify for 16 Renewal Credits for South Carolina educators.
Visit their website for more information and registration.
Thursday, June 11, 2009
“Furry Affair Art Event and Auction”
Saturday June 2oth,2009
56 Beaufain Street
$75 per person
Sumptuous hors d’oeuvres by Tristan
Beer and wine
An event for Art Lovers, Animal lovers and Fun Lovers
Proceeds benefit the thousands of lost, abused and abandoned animals cared for by the Charleston Animal Society.
Tickets available for purchase at the door!
Visit www.charlestonanimalsociety.org for more details
Social Enterprise Alliance provides resources for nonprofit, for profit or hybrid corporate organizations.
Social Edge is a cooperative site for social entrepreneurs.
The Free Management Library published an article about social enterprise discussing different models and structures.
Tuesday, June 9, 2009
The Tides Center provides comprehensive information on fiscal sponsorship.
NYFASource is an online searchable database of funding opportunities for artisits.
Americans for the Arts provides information on funding for all areas of the arts.
S.C. Artists LINC is a new project of the South Carolina Arts Commission with the goal of helping artists develop the knowledge and skills to build satisfying, sustainable careers.
Grants to Individuals Online is an online database of foundation and public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers. It's available at the Main Library, 68 Calhoun St.
Thursday, June 4, 2009
Charleston Marriott Hotel, 170 Lockwood Boulevard
The annual AFP Summer Institute offers local professionals the opportunity to learn from a wide range of nationally recognized experts through an affordably priced day of learning planned right here in the Lowcountry. Whether you want to know more about getting it all done in a small shop, building donor relations, or using the Internet to your best advantage, the AFP Lowcountry Summer Institute offers something for everyone!
Breakout sessions include:
* The Thrills, Challenges and Joys of the Small Shop
*The Care and Feeding of Donors
*Optimizing Organizational Performance through Collaboration
* How Can I Do Development When Everyone Around Me is Fundraising?
* The Changing Nature of Online Fundraising
* Ethics: The Importance of Preaching What You Practice
* Getting Your CFRE
For more information and to register, please visit http://www.afplowcountry.com/id65.html
Tuesday, June 2, 2009
The workshop will be held on Tuesday, July 14, 2009, 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the I.P. Stanback Museum and Planetarium at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, SC.
Staff, officers, and Board members of The Humanities CouncilSC, the South Carolina Federation of Museums, the McKissick Museum, South Carolina Arts Commission, South Carolina Department of Archives and History, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation will lead participants in a general grants writing overview, will highlight local and federal funding opportunities for cultural projects, and will offer feedback on project ideas and application drafts. (**Participants are encouraged to bring application drafts.)
This workshop offers a unique learning opportunity for cultural organizations of all sizes and provides the opportunity for partnership building between local organizations with similar missions.
Please register for the Grants Writing Workshop for Community Cultural Projects by following the link below or by contacting T.J. Wallace at 803-771-2477, email@example.com.
Monday, June 1, 2009
Also, be sure to check out her website at www.trishfreshwater.com. She has a ton of writing samples posted.
Tricounty Youth Service Day is our local celebration of Global Youth Service Day, an annual event that highlights and celebrates the contributions of youth to their communities through volunteer service. In 2009, over 600 youths from Charleston, Berkeley, and Dorchester counties completed over 30 service projects in their communities. In 2010, TYSD will be held on April, 24 2010, and we are expecting more involvement and a greater impact.
Fundraising/Finance Committee Description
- Work with TYSD Committee members to set a budget, create a plan to achieve fundraising goals
- Work with TYSD Chair to establish bookkeeping plan
- Work with PR committee to identify possible sources of funding for TYSD planning and the event itself and create a plan to approach/solicit
- Work with Projects committee to identify possible sources of funding for individual projects and coordinate the outreach among the various teams
- Provide technical help with individual grants for team projects
- Generate mailings/other outreach to appeal for corporate donations
- Create relationships with TYSD sponsors
- Develop a community ownership model, where community agencies donate goods for projects completed on their behalf
Seeking committee leader with the following experience
- Experience in fundraising, especially with larger community events
- Experience in working with local corporate sponsors
- Ability to assist in the mechanics of grant applications
- Ability to meet monthly with Committee members
If interested, please contact Sally Burnett at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 843-747-3007.