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March 2018 GRAVA Workshop – Lessons from Faith Communities on Engaging and Empowering Volunteers

March 1, 2018; 8:30-10:30am First Baptist Church 2709 Monument Avenue Richmond, VA 23220 Presenters: Martha J. Frickert, Founding Executive Director, Communities In Schools of Chesterfield (retired) and Ordained Elder, Salisbury Presbyterian Church, and Rev. Dr. Steve Booth, associate pastor, Christian … Continue reading

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HandsOn Merges into the Community Foundation

Here is the official notice about HandsOn merging into the Community Foundation!  Also job posting for the Civic Engagement Director is linked at the bottom: Recognizing civic engagement and community participation are an essential part of building a regional culture … Continue reading

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GRAVA Workshop February 2018

February Workshop “Engaging Youth & Young Professionals in your Nonprofit”: February 1, 2018 We got snowed out for GRAVA’s first workshop of the year, but we are combining it with February’s Roundtable: We will meet on Thursday, February 1 at … Continue reading

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CVA Study Group

Pursuing your CVA this year? You may want to consider the support and accountability offered by a CVA study group! Make It Happen Now is offering a CVA study group from August 9 – October 4 featuring weekly virtual study … Continue reading

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2017 Annual Conference Materials

Thank you for your time and energy during our 2017 Annual Conference, featuring Beth Steinhorn, President of the JFFixler Group! We hope you found the day both practical and inspirational. As promised, Beth has shared her slides. Click here to access … Continue reading

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May 2017 Program Recap

At our May meeting, we learned from our GRAVA member Marcos Martinez, Volunteer Coordinator at Higher Achievement, who wowed us with his innovative presentation discussing his hands on experience to streamline the volunteer data collection process to improve the volunteer … Continue reading

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March Program Recap

While college basketball players were gearing up for March Madness, three panelists and our moderator made the panel discussion on Crafting a Winning Strategy for Episodic Volunteers a slam dunk at our March Workshop. Kathy Perun, CVA, from St. Joseph’s … Continue reading

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