Programs & Events
that you won't want to miss!
Virtual Cocktail Event
 2021-06-30  4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Come join us as we present to you the 2021 CVNA Strategic Plan. We will share the survey results that guided the plan, and give you an overview of what’s ahead for the association – and ultimately our members. In addition, the CVNA is pleased to announce a new Coordinator will be coming on board. Come and meet her. Enjoy a cocktail, or drink of your choice, as we gather in our virtual space.

Please RSVP here.
The Secret of strengthening your Non-profit in six key components
  2021-08-05  8:00 am - 9:30 am

Each business (profit or non-profit) has 6 main components that must be aligned and strengthened to be successful. In this presentation we will discuss the use of EOS (Entrepreneurial Operating System) in the non-profit world and how it can create a shared vision and simplified approach to everything you do. This has truly been a game changer for Friends of the Family. Come find out why. Presented by Ben Brustkern. 

Free for CVNA members; $25 non-members

Please RSVP here.
The Future of Charitable Giving….How Should Your Non-Profit Pivot To Be Ready Now?
 2021-10-05 1:30-3:30 pm

Online Event

Learn how to implement new strategies and goals to adapt your charitable giving plan in a post COVID-19 world.  This message will speak to all non-profits who are seeking charitable support, as well as their board and development related committees.

Presenter: Kris Putnam-Walkerly

Registration details coming soon.

Grantwriting Power Hour -
A CVNA Peer Networking Group
 2021-07-13  11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join the Grantwriting Power Hour networking group to talk all things GRANTS! Connect with other grantwriters in the Cedar Valley. Learn, grow, and build relationships with your colleagues.

RSVP here.
CVNA's 2021 Program Line Up

Note. Programs will be online and/or in person based on safety regulations.
Community News & Events
ISU Extension hosts Summer Day Camps

Black Hawk County Extension and Outreach 4-H program presents two new day camps
focused on STEM activities for any youth currently in K-5th grade. Each camp is only $15.00 with beverages, snacks, and programming materials provided. Bring your sack lunch. Visit ONLINE REGISTRATION
UNI wants to help your organization's communication needs!

UNI courses focusing on workplace communication are seeking individual and organizational clients who wish to have publications created. Examples include but are not limited to newsletters, brochures, flyers, proposals, report documents, websites and exhibition storyboards. Please contact Adrienne Lamberti at for more information.
Racial Equity Nonprofit Leader Cohort

This is the culmination of your ideas, engagement, and desire to work together in leveling up our commitment to racial equity in our organizations. 

This cohort will be associated and aligned with the Economic Inclusion Network through Grow Cedar Valley. At this time we will operate as a cohort specifically focused on racial equity work within our nonprofit and community-serving organizations. 

You are invited to attend our inaugural meeting on Wednesday, June 16th from 2:00-4:00pm.

At this time our focus is on involving top-level leaders of nonprofits and community-serving organizations. Our hope is that their engagement will ensure the racial equity work is valued and pursued within their organization. We do envision a future in which we more broadly engage staff at all levels, but at this stage we are looking for organizational leaders and board chairs primarily. 

Please RSVP here.
Cultural Immersion Workshop - June 25

Struggling to dip your toe in the diversity conversation? Start here.

Learn how to have an effective voice in the conversation, at the executive table, around the kitchen table, or with passionate individuals in the community.

Expand your cultural vision in life & business when it comes to diversity, equity, and inclusion, as leaders in life and in business.

Learn aspects about yourself and your industry that will help you stand out, be unique and expand your cultural vision in life and in business. More here.
Job Opportunities
Grant Coordinator

The Otto Schoitz Foundation seeks a highly organized and resourceful Grant Coordinator to support the Foundation’s mission and grantmaking processes. The responsibilities of the Coordinator are varied, consisting of professional grant-related functions along with general office duties. This position is fulltime and is not required to fundraise

Community Relations Specialist

People's Community Health Clinic is looking for a full-time Community Relations Specialist to develop and
implement all organizational and community outreach including communications, public relation activities, and advocacy efforts both internally and externally. Salary range...

Full & Part Time Positions

Full and part time positions available in housing services, community relations, and the youth center available at the Salvation Army.  

Grant Writer & Data Specialist

The Grant Writer will be responsible to research and find grants, write and submit grants, send in reports in a timely manner, collect and maintain programmatic data. This position is part of the House of Hope team, and consequently, will interact daily with the Executive Director, Development Coordinator, Case Managers, Donation Sorter, Volunteer Coordinator, and Office Manager.

Grant Writer

Cedar Valley Bridges Out of Poverty is seeking a Grant Writer to support ongoing management, report writing, and proposal writing. Please contact Rev. George Karnik at (319) 226-5412. 

Contracted Grant Writing Providers

The Cedar Valley Nonprofit Association often gets requests for names of individual contracted providers who write grants.

If you are one of them, please send us your information so we can share it. Email details and contact information to Annie.

Clinic Managerial Positions

Peoples Community Health Clinic, Inc. (Peoples Clinic) is a nonprofit health care clinic guided by its Mission statement to provide access to affordable, compassionate, high quality health care for all, while helping to improve the health of the community. We are looking for the following clinical staff to join our growing care team:

Clinical Director Assistant, Adult Clinical Manager, Urgent Care Clinical Manager, Pediatric Clinical Manager.
Development Director

Self Help International is seeking a Development Director. The Development Director is a leadership position that shall be responsible for: Enhancing the public image and awareness of SHI; Cultivating relationships; Informing constituencies; Strengthening relations; Promoting and arranging speaking opportunities; and Writing and submitting grants.

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