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Mary Shipsey Gunn to Keynote Partners in Philanthropy October 7th 

Mary is a true catalyst for change, working with local community members to support a variety of organizations and initiatives to create impact. She currently is the Director of Philanthropy at the Monterey Peninsula Foundation. Registration is closed, please contact us for ticket info. 


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CNE's Resource Development Series
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
9:00 am - 12 noon: Developing Your Case for Support                                  
1:30 - 4:30 pm: Effective Grant Writing
Location: Penrose House, 1661 Mesa Avenue, Colorado Springs    
Full Workshop: $90 CNE Member/$150 Non-member; Single Session: $45 CNE Member/$75 Non-member. Learn more or REGISTER 

A sound and compelling case statement is the backbone for your organization's communication and fundraising messages.  The morning workshop will focus on developing a single message explaining why your organization exists, what you do, your vision, who benefits, and why potential donors should support your cause. The afternoon workshop will focus on the ins and outs of grantwriting.  If you are new to grantwriting or if you have limited experience, join us as we explore the basics of successfully planning and implementing your grantwriting program.                                            

Advocacy Info Session: Tax Incentive for Giving to Nonprofits' Endowments and Investement Funds (In Partnership with Colorado Nonprofit Association)                                                         Tuesday, October 13, 2015 from 3:00-4:00 pm
Location: Tim Gill Center for Public Media (315 E. Costilla)
Contact CNE to RSVP or with any questions. 

Learn more about proposed legislation to establish a state income tax credit for donations to eligible endowment funds.



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