Category Archives: Professional Development

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 Scholarship Awarded to Joanna Brown

GRAVA is pleased to announce that Joanna Brown, Volunteer & Special Events Coordinator for the Salvation Army, was awarded a scholarship to fund coursework at the Nonprofit Learning Point to help her prepare for CVA Certification.  Here is what Joanna … Continue reading

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Use your momentum!

I know many of you are still feeling energized from that amazing conference—I know I am. Keep those creative thoughts going and push your professional development! Take advantage of a GRAVA member scholarship and read a new book, take a … Continue reading

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Aliens, lions, and creative thinking.

I found myself walking to work today remembering how we planned to move extraterrestrials, elephants, and ants around our city! What a fun and productive day of development we shared yesterday. I hope everyone enjoyed the experience and pushed their … Continue reading

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Bringing Creativity to your Work.

One of the most wonderful things about Volunteer Administration is the incredible variety of tasks involved with the work. This multi-dimensional role requires us to think of creative solution to problem—unfortunately sometimes it’s hard to get out of the box. Check … Continue reading

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Connect to Students this Summer

Summer is here and many college students are searching for productive ways to spend their time and to help the Greater Richmond community. Are you interested in working with students this summer but don’t know where to start? ConnectVA has a … Continue reading

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2016-2017 Board Openings

Itching for a leadership opportunity? Consider taking your GRAVA membership to the next level by serving on next year’s board! Join a hard-working, fun-loving group of colleagues working together to bring top notch programming to our members and promote excellence … Continue reading

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