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Nonprofits meet funders in match-making symposium

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Nonprofits meet funders in match-making symposium

Staten Island community- and faith-based organizations interested in fine-tuning their fund-raising skills are invited to this year’s Meet the Grantmakers Symposium at the College of Staten Island on Friday, January 26, 2007.

This is a true match-making event: The symposium brings together the nonprofits and organizations that provide funding, so contacts can be made as both sides explain their needs and what they have to offer.

Instead of reinventing the wheel, nonprofits will pool their experiences and gain insight from the perspective of the funders who attend.

Grantmakers who will be available to meet nonprofit organizations include The Staten Island Foundation; Richmond County Savings Foundation; Verizon; JP Morgan Chase; Black Equity Alliance; Daphne Foundation; Macy’s; New York Foundation; New York City Department of Youth & Community Development; Con Edison; Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation; Union Square Awards; United Way of New York City; Dreams For Kids and Council on the Arts & Humanities of Staten Island.

Patricia Swann, Program Officer of New York Community Trust, will receive special recognition and the 5th Annual Community Capacity-Building Award, and will deliver the keynote remarks.

The invited corporations will then take part in a panel presentation from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and after lunch participants will split up into capacity-building workshops from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on the following topics:

Capacity Buildi

Rewarding and Recognizing Nonprofit Staff with Limited Resources, presented by Community Resource Exchange

Grant-Seeking Basics, presented by Charlotte Dion, Foundation Center

A Dialogue with Staten Island Nonprofit Association, presented by Ken Popler, SINPA Board Chair

A Needs Assessment meeting with nonprofits that are participating with the Richmond County Savings Foundation’s Technical Assistance Program, presented by Laureen Henry, RCSF, & Valerie Oliver-Durrah, NTAC

We hope to see you at this event. Please contact us at 718-455-3784 to let us know to expect you, and feel free to invite co-workers and friends in the nonprofit community. Together we can share our ideas and frustrations, and gather strength and information to guide us and our organizations.

Date: Friday, January 26, 2007
Time: 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Place: College of Staten Island, Center for the Arts, 2800 Victory Blvd., Staten Island, New York

Staten Island Meet the Grantmakers is sponsored by Richmond County Savings Foundation, The Staten Island Foundation, College of Staten Island, JP Morgan Chase, Verizon, MACY’S and United Way of New York City.

Other Meet the Grantmakers programs in 2007 include Brooklyn, February 8; Manhattan, March 21; Queens, June 7; and the Bronx, June 19.

Mission Statement: The Neighborhood Technical Assistance Clinic serves the needs of philanthropic individuals and organizations in their efforts to develop support and maintain effective community-based and faith-based programs. We also serve non-profits wishing to improve programs and organizational capacity for addressing the needs of low-income and service-starved neighborhoods. We provide consultation, strategic direction and management, technical assistance and forums for increasing substantive outcomes in all these areas of human and financial investment.

"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Valerie Oliver- Durrah, President & CEO
The Neighborhood Technical Assistance Clinic
544 MacDonough Street, Brooklyn, NY 11233
Office Phone: 718-455-3784 Office Fax: 718-573-4490 Cell: 917-952-7696
E-mail: Volivere@aol.com Website: http://www.neighborhoodclinic.org/

NTAC's Upcoming Events & Workshops:

Hold these dates:
Meet the Grantmakers: Staten Island - January 26, 2007
Meet the Grantmakers: Brooklyn - February 8, 2007
Meet the Grantmakers: Manhattan - March 21, 2007
Meet the Grantmakers: Queens - June 7, 2007
Meet the Grantmakers: Bronx - June 19, 2007

NTAC presents a Training for Junior League of Brooklyn: January 20
NTAC presents Meet the Grantmakers on Staten Island: January 26
NTAC presents 5th Annual Neighborhood Advocate Award presented to Patricia Swann, New York Community Trust: January 26
NTAC presents Meet the Grantmakers in Brooklyn: February 8
NTAC presents 5th Annual Neighborhood Advocate Awards presented to Linetta Gilbert, Ford Foundation; Phyllis White, Con Edison; Kenneth D. Merin, Charles Hayden Foundation and Ben Esner, Independence Community Foundation Administrated by NTAC and Sponsored by Independence Community Foundation: Brooklyn, February 8
NTAC facilitates Terrie Collins-Palmer Leadership Training at Harlem Dowling-West Side Center for Children and Family Services: February 10
NTAC facilitates training for the University of West Indies: February 10-17
NTAC presents Grant Writing Workshop at Mt. Sinai Baptist Church sponsored by Twenty First Century Foundation: Proposal Writing 101 - February 24
Technical Assistance Training on City and State Government Funding Sources for Richmond County Saving Foundation: February 27
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