Best Practices in Planned Giving
Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Hills Bank, 590 W. Forevergreen Road, North Liberty
Presenters: Susan Hagan, Executive Director, Planned Giving
As both a lawyer and a longtime fundraiser, Susan Hagan has vast experience in all areas of planned giving. Her presentation will include discussion about the nuts and bolts (like gift acceptance policies and gift counting policies), as well as marketing and stewardship for planned giving purposes.
Cost: Members free; Guests $25, includes lunch.
Leaders In Volunteerism: LAP-AID
Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 12-1:30 p.m.
Cedar Rapids Public Library, 450 5th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids
Learn more about Linn Area Partners Active in Disaster's Emergency Volunteer Center and how your organization can either be a part of this and/or leverage their services in the event of a disaster.
CFO Peer Group Learning Opportunity (Registration FULL)
CLA Roundtable: What Tax Reform Means for Nonprofits
Thursday, February 15, 2018, 12-1:30 p.m.
Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation, 324 3rd Street SE, Cedar Rapids
CLA Roundtables are learning opportunities for our CFO Peer Group, and also open to others as the topics relate to your work.
Recently passed legislation has wide-ranging implications for tax-exempt organizations. In this session we will recognize the potential effect that changes to the standard deduction and estate tax exclusion may have on charitable giving; identify changes that will affect nonprofit organizations, including executive compensation, unrelated business income tax, higher education endowment income, taxation of fringe benefits, event tickets, and tax-exempt bonds; and describe the changes that will affect employers.
Registration is full
. Please email
to be placed on a waiting list or be first to hear about any additional tax reform training opportunities.
Guidestar Webinar: The Top 10 Things Nonprofits Should Be Doing in 2018
Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 1 p.m. CST
Set your organization up for success in 2018! Learn how to: streamline the processes to maximize your impact, diversify your fundraising portfolio, efficiently amplify your digital presence, and use tools and resources to increase the return of efforts.
Thursday, April 12, 2018, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Indian Creek Nature Center, 5300 Otis Road, Cedar Rapids
Presented by: Flow Media
A day-long working session to gain powerful tools for effectively communicating your organization's story. Learn what goes into a powerful story, why stories engage your stakeholders, and how to clearly communicate the elements of your own brand story.
Cost: $150; Early Bird Ticket $100 until March 31.