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In Focus: Nonprofit Capacity Building - Leveraging Volunteer Capital

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
9:00am - 11:00am PDT
Center for Healthy Communities
1000 North Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Members: $0.00
Non-Members: $100.00
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Did you know that… in California, 25 percent of residents volunteer, but our state still falls below the national volunteerism average? … volunteers are almost twice as likely to donate to charity as non-volunteers? … one in four volunteers raises funds for nonprofits?

In celebration of National Volunteer Month this April, we’ll look at the importance of volunteer management as a capacity-building strategy. SCG members The Carl & Roberta Deutsch Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service will lead an interactive conversation about the critical role of volunteer management for nonprofits.

We’ll learn about The Carl & Roberta Deutsch Foundation’s annual Halo Award as an example of how to inspire long-term volunteer commitments, and how to enhance the capacity and impact of nonprofits.

Since 2011, The Carl & Roberta Deutsch Foundation has invited the community to submit applications for their annual Halo Award, which provides $5,000 to the nominated volunteer, $20,000 to the nominating nonprofit, and technical assistance to support the nonprofit’s goal of strengthening its volunteer management program. The dual purpose of the award emphasizes the partnership between individual volunteers and the nonprofits with whom they work.

We’ll also hear from The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), a federal agency that helps more than 5 million Americans improve the lives of their fellow citizens through service, about key findings from their recent Volunteering and Civic Life in America survey. CNCS will also share some of their other resources about how to support capacity building through service and volunteerism.

Join us to learn and share experiences from your own volunteer programs or those that you fund.

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Who May Participate:
Current SCG members and other grantmakers eligible for SCG membership. For SCG eligibility, click here.

SCG members: no cost to participate
Non-members: $100 per session

SCG members: register online. (You must log in to your account to register.)
Non-members: Register online. If you do not have an SCG account, contact us.

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