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August 2019

$200

ENLP Alumni Birkman Training

August 28, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

*NOTE: This event is open to ENLP Alumni only. The Birkman Method Signature Report is now being used in the Emerging Nonprofit Leaders Program, in lieu of the Myers Briggs, Type II Indicator. We are offering ENLP Alumni the opportunity to take the Birkman Method Assessment for yourselves followed by a learning workshop to take a deep dive into your results, presented by Melissa Murchison – ENLP coach and Birkman Certified Trainer. Join us for a day of self reflection…

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September 2019

$60

Board Chairs Roundtable, 3-Part Series

September 5, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

*NOTE: This is a 3-Part Series September 5, September 26, October 10 The Community Foundation and Leadership Metro Richmond have partnered to bring you the Board Leaders Roundtable: Chair Series. These 3-part roundtable series are designed for nonprofit leaders to gain knowledge, learn best practices and network with peers. Board officers of local non-profit organizations are able to receive training tailored to their specific elected positions. These are hosted in partnership with the Community Foundation and currently serve board chairs,…

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Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin : “We Were Not Paroled: The Surrender of Lee’s Men beyond Appomattox Court House”

September 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join this month’s guest speaker Caroline Janney, Professor of History of American Civil War at the University of Virginia as she talks about “We Were Not Paroled: The Surrender of Lee’s Men beyond Appomattox Court House”. Dr. Janney is the director of the John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia . A graduate of the University of Virginia’s doctoral program, Janney most recently taught at Purdue University. She is the author of two…

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$60

Spark Studio: Marketing on a Nonprofit Budget Class

September 11, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

So you don’t have money to hire a graphic designer and you don’t even know what a style sheet is or how to get started? This course is designed for nonprofits who need to make the most out of donated services and have little to no budget for marketing. Come learn about: -Brand strategy and audience definition and basics of marketing -Tips, tools, and tricks to edit your own images and videos -The basics of social media as a marketing…

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$300

Volunteer Management Training, 3-Part Series

September 11, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

*NOTE: This is a 3-Part Series September 11, September 17, September 24 Is your volunteer program designed to accommodate the changing trends in volunteerism? Do your Volunteer Coordinators and senior leadership know how to maximize the effectiveness of inter-generational volunteer teams? Are you aware of the Best Practices to engage and retain today’s volunteers? HandsOn Greater Richmond’s Volunteer Management Training Series (VMTS) offers interactive training on how to build and lead a successful volunteer management program. Using an interactive process,…

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$20

Nonprofit Boards 201- Boards Role in Advocacy Deep Dive

September 12, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Following the success and feedback of the Board Leaders Roundtable series, the Community Foundation for a greater Richmond is pleased to introduce its first year of Nonprofit Boards 201 – Deep Dives! In this series, we will take an in-depth look at very specific and highly relevant work facing nonprofit boards. You will have the opportunity to learn from our highly experienced facilitators, as well as other nonprofit board members across the region. In session six of eight, we are…

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$75.00

Better Housing Coalition’s 30th Anniversary Celebration

September 18, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate 30 years of changing lives and transforming communities through high-quality, affordable housing. Our celebratory luncheon will include keynote speaker Wes Moore, CEO of Robin Hood and best-selling author of “The Other Wes Moore”; recognize Maurice Jones of LISC as our Groundbreaker Award winner; and feature a panel of affordable housing expects including Wes Moore, Maurice Jones, BHC’s CEO Greta Harris, and new CEO of NeighborWorks America, Marietta Rodriguez. Tickets are $75 each; $85 after August…

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$60

Board Treasurers Roundtable, 3-Part Series

September 19, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

*NOTE: This is a 3-Part Series September 19, October 3, October 17 The Community Foundation and Leadership Metro Richmond have partnered to bring you Board Leaders Roundtable: Treasurers Series. These 3-part roundtable series are designed for nonprofit leaders to gain knowledge, learn best practices and network with peers. Board officers of local non-profit organizations are able to receive training tailored to their specific elected positions.

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$50

Brand Self-Assessement-How to do Your Own Audit

September 20, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Brand Self-Audit: Reviewing Your Organization’s Brand from Head to Toe Give your brand a once over in an interactive session designed to teach you how to examine how you appear visually, in word and in print. Participants should bring all recent printed collateral to the class to enable small group work. -Learn to spot inconsistencies in your messaging and tone -Create a prioritization check-list of items to focus on going forward -Participate in workshop style case studies from classmates More…

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Jacob’s Ladder Oyster Tasting, the 6th Annual

September 23, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

SAVE the date for Sunday afternoon at Merrior Restaurant eating artisan oysters raised and harvested by the Rappahannock River Oyster Co. with beer, wine, and stew. Sunday, September 23, 2019; 3-5 pm, rain or shine.

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$50

Thrive in a Constantly Changing World

September 25, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thrive in a Constantly Changing World with tools nonprofit leaders and teams can engage in. This session provides participants with a reminder of our reactive tendencies when we experience threat, and the framework and methodologies of four VUCA Tools (Values, Us, Curiosity, and Aspirations) to enable you to thrive instead of just survive in the midst of challenging times. These tools can enable you to think strategically and respond thoughtfully, instead of just reacting. You’ll take away a sense of…

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CVCWCA September 24, 2019 Meeting

September 25, 2019 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm

Shannon Pritchard will present a small sample of his extensive experience and knowledge of Confederate uniforms. Mr. Pritchard is an owner of Old South Antiques.

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Richmond Autism Speaks Walk

September 28, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Autism Speaks Walk is the world’s largest autism fundraising event dedicated to improving the lives of people with autism. Powered by the love of parents, grandparents, siblings, friends, relatives, and supporters, the funds raised help ensure people of all abilities have access to the tools needed to lead ‘their best lives’. The commitment of individuals like you plays a critical role in raising the funding needed to fuel innovative research and lifelong supports and services. Working together, there is no…

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October 2019

Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin: Mr. Bearss “April 1, 1865, Battle of Five Forks”

October 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

October’s Round Table guest speaker is the nationally recognized award-winning author and historian Ed Bearss. Mr. Bearss will be speaking on the “April 1, 1865, Battle of Five Forks”. Mr. Bearss is a United States Marine Corps veteran of World War II, a military historian and author known for his work on the American Civil War and World War II eras. He is also a popular tour guide of historic battlefields for The Smithsonian Associates. Bearss served as Chief Historian…

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Breakthrough Brew & Wine Fest

October 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Between 11:00 am and 5:00 pm attendees can enjoy live music combining a mix of country, folk and top 40 selections. Breweries and various wineries will provide tasting samples. Food and craft vendors will also be present to satisfy any hunger while providing opportunities to purchase locally made products to take home. Tasting tickets are $25.00 in advance and $30.00 at the gate. Each ticket includes five beer tastings and five wine tastings, along with a collectible beer cup and…

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$20

Nonprofit Boards 201-Creating a Culture of Philanthropy Deep Dive

October 10, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Following the success and feedback of the Board Leaders Roundtable series, the Community Foundation for a greater Richmond is pleased to introduce its first year of Nonprofit Boards 201 – Deep Dives! In this series, we will take an in-depth look at very specific and highly relevant work facing nonprofit boards. You will have the opportunity to learn from our highly experienced facilitators, as well as other nonprofit board members across the region. Does your board have 100% giving? Why…

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Various membership levels

Workplace Inclusion Network: “Age & Generations in the Workplace”

October 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Research shows that there are five different generations present in the workforce. What does that mean when we think about how employees communicate or our understanding of work ethic? This session will examine ways for organizations to include age as a part of their inclusion strategy and ways to maximize efforts and potential across varying generations. Session to be facilitated by Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities Staff.

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Dominion Energy Charity Classic

October 17, 2019 - October 20, 2019

The Dominion Energy Charity Classic is a PGA TOUR Champions playoff event held October 17-20th at The Country Club of Virginia, James River Course.

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23rd Annual Civil War Symposium

October 18, 2019 @ 9:00 am - October 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Join us for the 23rd Annual Civil War Symposium at Pamplin Historical Park in 2019 and hear from some of the nation’s greatest Civil War scholars as they talk about “Small Battles, Big Results”. The Symposium begins on Friday night with a reception at the Park where attendees and speakers can meet and enjoy refreshments. Saturday is filled with lectures and opportunities to purchase published works by the speakers for autographs and participation in a silent auction. Sunday will feature…

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$25

Run To The River

October 20, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

An 8K X-Country Run and 1 Mile Family Fun Run to support the Neighborhood Resource Center. Calling all Runners, Walkers, Volunteers and enthusiastic Cheerleaders to come out and participate in NRC’s largest fundraiser of the year. Halloween festival post-race party with race awards, and also including awesome home-cooked food, face painting, pumpkin painting, costume parade, and so much more. Zombie Zone along the race course— fun will be had by all!!!

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CVCWCA October 22, 2019 Members Field Trip

October 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Members will have a special tour conducted by Robert Hancock at the newly opened American Civil War Museum at Tredegar Iron Works.

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Voices from the Shadows

October 25, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - October 26, 2019 @ 8:30 pm

Costumed guides portraying “agents of death” will lead participants by candlelight on a spine-chilling tour through the historic park and Breakthrough Battlefield. At each stop, guests will encounter civilians and soldiers who worked, fought and died at the historic site or in the local area. These and other ghouls will recount their stories and share some of the more macabre and spirit-filled folklore from the past. Tours will be accompanied by sights and sounds that heighten the senses while breaking…

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Various table levels

54th Annual Richmond Humanitarian Awards Dinner

October 28, 2019 @ 5:45 pm - October 29, 2019 @ 9:00 pm

Since 1963, the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities has presented Humanitarian Awards annually to one or more persons. The Humanitarian Awards Dinners honor individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to the promotion of respect and understanding among people of diverse racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds. On occasion, local corporations or organizations are also recognized with the Distinguished Merit Citation Award for their efforts in making Virginia’s communities more inclusive. In addition to honoring outstanding community members, the Humanitarian Awards Dinners…

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November 2019

$100

21st Century Nonprofit Marketing & Social Media

November 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

So you don’t have money to hire a graphic designer and you don’t even know what a style sheet is or how to get started? This course is designed for nonprofits who need to make the most out of donated services and have little to no budget for marketing. Come learn about: Brand strategy and audience definition and basics of marketing Tips, tools, and tricks to edit your own images and videos The basics of social media as a marketing…

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$100

Nonprofit Boards 101-Board Basics

November 6, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Interested in Nonprofit Board Service? New to a nonprofit board? Experienced board member but want to know more? Nonprofit Boards 101 – Board Basics will help you understand what it takes to be an effective board member and the fundamentals of how effective nonprofit boards work. You will also have the opportunity to learn from and network with other board members across the region. This course provides an excellent introduction to: • the nonprofit sector • the life cycles of…

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$20

Nonprofit Boards 201-Making the Ask Deep Dive

November 7, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Following the success and feedback of the Board Leaders Roundtable series, the Community Foundation for a greater Richmond is pleased to introduce its first year of Nonprofit Boards 201 – Deep Dives! In this series, we will take an in-depth look at very specific and highly relevant work facing nonprofit boards. You will have the opportunity to learn from our highly experienced facilitators, as well as other nonprofit board members across the region. In our eighth and final session for…

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Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin: Hampton Newsome “Grant’s Sixth Petersburg Offensive”

November 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join this month’s guest speaker Hampton Newsome as he talks about “Grant’s Sixth Petersburg Offensive”. Newsome is an attorney who lives in Arlington, Virginia. Newsome has written two books titled; The Fight for the Old North State: The Civil War in North Carolina, January-May 1864 and Richmond Must Fall: The Richmond-Pettersburg Campaign, October 1864. the He is also an editor of Civil War Talks: Further Reminiscences of George S. Bernard and His Fellow Veterans. The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT)…

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Free

Christmas Makers Market

November 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Christmas Market hosts local artisans and creators and is presented by the Covenant Woods’ Holmes Community Service Fund (Holmes Fund) with the mission of serving seniors in the greater Richmond community. In our past fiscal year seniors benefited from free transportation to medical appointments and the grocery store; as well as cultural programs and art classes. In lieu of a table fee Vendors are asked to donate 20% of their sales to The Holmes Fund.

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December 2019

Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin: Stephen Davis “Hood’s Flank Attack at Atlanta, July 22, 1864: Why Jackson’s Flank Attack at Chancellorsville Succeeded, and Hood’s Did Not”

December 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us as we welcome Stephen Davis who currently serves as the Book Review editor for the Civil War News. His presentation is titled, “Hood’s Flank Attack at Atlanta, July 22, 1864: Why Jackson’s Flank Attack at Chancellorsville Succeeded, and Hood’s Did Not.” Steve has been a Civil War buff since the 4th grade. He attended Emory University, and studied under the renowned Civil War historian Bell Wiley. After a Master’s degree in American history from the University of North…

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Tea & Tidings

December 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

A gourmet Holiday tea and tasty treats await adult guests as they enjoy period music while being taught 19th Century etiquette by ladies and gentlemen in period dress. Participants will also learn about the customs and stories of the season during the Civil War era.

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