Programs & Events
that you won't want to miss!
March is INTERNATIONAL Grant Professionals Day!
Join us on March 12th starting at 11 a.m. CST for the #LearnGrants 2021 Online Summit! Our line-up of 8 Grant Professionals Association Approved Trainers will share some of their best tips and strategies during each of their 25-minute presentations over the 4-hour event.

Click here to review the topics and to register. You may log in for the session(s) you choose or even register so you can watch the recording if you can’t make it. What better way is there to celebrate International Grant Professionals Day (#IGPD) than by learning while spending time with grant professionals from around the world?
This free event is hosted by DH Leonard Consulting & Grant Writing Services, Grant Professionals Association, and Foundant Technologies.

March 12, 2021
Our Changing Demographics
This presentation describes the influx of refugees and other migrants into the region, and discusses the implications for health providers, social service agencies, and other non-profit organizations that are increasingly working with these new multicultural populations.

Dr. Michele Devlin, Professor of Global Public Health at the University of Northern Iowa will be joined by a panel of nonprofit representatives to lead this informative discussion.

March 23, 2021; 3:30-5:00pm
Honor an Extraordinary Woman You Know
Nominate Her for a YWCA Women of Persimmon Award!
The YWCA seeks nominations for their 15th annual Women of Persimmon awards. Women of Persimmon awards recognizes women and organizations who work to create opportunities for women and girls and improve the lives of all who live in the Cedar Valley community. 

Nomination forms must be received by Monday, March 15, 2021. A Nomination is available at the YWCA front office; online at

March 15, 2021, due
Nonprofit Resources
Interested in taking
English Classes?

The Culture and Intensive English Program (CIEP) at the University of Northern Iowa is offering intensive academic English language instruction and a cultural and social introduction to the United States.

Click HERE to learn more.
Will you take a minute for this?

Iowa once again needs your help to mobilize the businesses and organizations to complete this assessment.

IEDA will use the information collected through the survey to inform its continuing public policy and programming in response to the ongoing impacts of the pandemic and recovery on Iowa. The deadline to complete this survey is 5 pm on Wednesday, March 17, 2021.

Click HERE to take the survey.
Job Opportunities

CVNA Coordinator

The Cedar Valley Nonprofit Association is seeking candidates to serve as its Coordinator. Duties include
coordinating and marketing events, managing the website, and assisting the steering committee in
leading the vision of the CVNA.

Interested candidates should email a
cover letter and resume to Julianne Gassman (
by end of day Friday, March 19.

Buchanan County RSVP Program Coordinator

This full-time position will develop and implement strategies in conjunction with the Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley with specific emphasis of connecting, mobilizing and inspiring volunteers age 55 or older in mission driven opportunities through the federal RSVP Program in Buchanan County.

Executive Director

Interested in candidates who want to develop personally and professionally and join a culture of innovation and collaboration. Flexible work schedule.

Ability to work effectively, cooperatively and respectfully with the 15 member Board of Directors, staff, and community members required. 

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