Nonprofit Insider: September 24, 2020
Fall is in the air! You know what that means for Erie, PA... Winter starts next week. Sigh.
Registration for the Nonprofit Reinvention Summit is NOW OPEN!
Please consider joining us for the newly created Nonprofit Reinvention Virtual Summit!

Day 1 will focus on Reinvention through Capacity Building and takes place on Monday, October 26, 2020. Day 2 is all about Reinvention through Diversity & Racial Equity and takes place on Wednesday, October 28, 2020.

No matter your nonprofit role, the Summit will have something for you! Check out the line-up and secure your spot now at!
Virtual Highlight:
[Zoom Training] Governance Gateway
Our in-depth (virtual) Board member training opportunity is only two weeks away!

Topics to be covered include:
  • Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector
  • Basics of Governance
  • Setting Strategic Direction
  • Ensuring Necessary Resources
  • Providing Oversight
  • The Board/CEO Partnership
  • Individual Board Member Roles and Responsibilities
  • Elements of a High-Functioning Board
Registrants will receive materials and pre-recorded videos in advance of the October 8th virtual meeting. Whether you're a new or established Board member, you won't want to miss out on this learning opportunity! Learn more now.
2020 Participate Pennsylvania General Election Training Webinars
Have you heard? You can access a non-partisan community training series to help make sure that in 2020... everybody votes!

Learn what every nonprofit and community-based organization should be doing this year to effectively increase voter participation - especially among our hardest-to-reach neighbors.

Access past webinars:

Register for the next session - Students, Seniors + Get-Out-The-Vote on September 30th at noon here!
Funding Focus: Erie Women's Fund Request for Proposals
The Erie Women’s Fund, a donor advised fund of the Erie Community Foundation has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP).

They are seeking proposals for projects that address varied community gaps in the following areas:
  • FOOD

Multiple grants of $5,000 each will be awarded. EWF has committed up to $15,000 at this time.

Deadline: Applications must be submitted at online by October 15, 2020.
Your Input is Needed!
Sandie Wheeler of L'Arche Erie has almost secured her Masters in Public Administration!
She needs your help to complete her Capstone Project. Please take this quick survey on the Study of the Correlation between Employee Satisfaction and Workplace Spirituality. Thank you in advance!
Learn More: Community Heart & Soul
You’re invited to attend a community listening session to learn more about Community Heart & Soul, led by the PA Humanities Council.

During this session, attendees will learn about a special opportunity to become the next Heart & Soul community. Two time slots (October 6th and October 8th) are available and registration is required in advance. Learn more now via Erie Arts & Culture!
Nonprofit Job Openings
  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine seeks a Research Coordinator and an Accountant - Student Billing
  • Mental Health Association of NW PA seeks a Warming Center Crew Leader and Warming Center Night Staff
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