October 2018
Nonprofit Know-How: Media Relations
The Nonprofit Network will host Nonprofit Know-How: Media Relations on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, from 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. in the Whipple Auditorium at the downtown Cedar Rapids Public Library. Panelists will represent The Gazette and CBS2 Television, with Melissa McCarville, Communications Manager at the Economic Alliance moderating. Topics for the panel discussion will include: establishing relationships with the media, editorial calendars, news releases (timing and follow-up), story selection, and other tips in working with the media. RSVP here .

Stay connected,
Carrie Walker, Nonprofit Network Manager
News for Nonprofits
Celebration of Community November 14  
The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation will host the Celebration of Community on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the African American Museum of Iowa in Cedar Rapids. This event recognizes how philanthropy and the work of nonprofit organizations are making a positive impact on our communities. The event is free. RSVPs are appreciated here .

Community Foundation Announces Next Grant Cycle Deadline October 12
The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation announces its third grant cycle for 2018 for local charitable nonprofits that provide services in Linn County. Applications will be accepted until Friday, October 12, 2018, at 4:30 p.m. Find more information here .

Lindale Mall Invites Participants in Trunk or Treat October 27
As part of the Boo 'N Brew event at Lindale Mall on October 27, nonprofits are invited to participate in the Trunk or Treat activity in the south parking lot from 12-3 p.m. Cost is $25, and participants are asked to hand out candy, but also can distribute any promotional materials. No selling of product is permitted. Please contact Lia Pontarelli, Marketing Director, at 319-393-9399, or email here for more information.
Training Opportunities
Upcoming Peer Groups
Please RSVP to peer groups. Email Carrie Walker here .
Tuesday, Oct. 2 , 12-1 p.m. Executive Directors
Wednesday, Oct. 10 , 12-1 p.m. Managers
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 12-1 p.m. Development
Thursday, Oct. 18, 12-1 p.m. CFO/Finance
Tuesday, Oct. 23 , 12-1 p.m. Marketing

Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Cedar Rapids Public Library, Downtown Cedar Rapids, Whipple Auditorium
Cost: Free, RSVP here .

Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Hills Bank, 590 W. Forevergreen Rd, North Liberty
Cost: Members free; $25 non-members

Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Johnson County Extension Office, 3109 Old Highway 218 South, Iowa City
Course Fee: $70; CEU Fee: $25; CEUs: 0.6
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Johnson County Extension Office, 3109 Old Highway 218 South, Iowa City
Course Fee: $70; CEU Fee: $25; CEUs: 0.6

Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Grand River Center, 500 Bell Street, Dubuque, IA
Cost: AFP Members $50; Non-member $75.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Clickstop Inc, 202 Blue Creek Drive, Urbana, IA
Cost: $25 including lunch.

Cyber Security Training
Presented by Dutch Geisinger of Safeguard Iowa
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, 1-2 p.m.
Meth-Wick Community, 1224 13th St NW, Cedar Rapids, Live Laugh Learn Room at The Manor
RSVP to Steve Bonnett here or 319-297-8619.
When we receive job openings from local nonprofits, we post them on the Nonprofit Network LinkedIn page .
324 3rd St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
319.366.2682  www.gcrcf.org