Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Nonprofits Scarce in Stimulus Planning

In the recent edition of The Nonprofit Quarterly, the article Nonprofits Scarce in Stimulus Planning, written by Rick Cohen, discusses the important role that the nonprofit sector plays in the economy and how they have not been present in the debate over the content of the economic stimulus package. And more importantly, what the nonprofit sector impact can be.

Friday, February 22, 2008

Get to Know Us Utica: Savings and Services through CCSNYS Membership

Whether you’re a member or not, we promise there will be something for you to learn about CCSNYS. Bring us your biggest problem – we’ll show you a way that membership in CCSNYS can help you! Presented by Andrew Marietta, CCSNYS, Inc. Central New York Regional Office
Date: April 16th, 2008
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Location: The Community
Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties, Inc.
1222 State Street
Utica, NY 13502
Cost: FREE - Open to CCSNYS Members and Non-members.

Cycle of Collaboration Questions

The Steering Committee has drafted the following 5 questions for a facilitated discussion activity at the Group meeting on March 12th.

1) What is our (Group) biggest benefit to the community?
2) What are the resource benefits to partnering?
3) What are obstacles we all share?
4) What are obstacles to collaborations and partnerships?
5) What is a big idea for us (Group) to do together?

Thursday, February 14, 2008

2008 Meeting Set for March 12th

The first 2008 meeting of the Oneida and Herkimer Nonprofit Executive Directors Group is set for Wednesday, March 12th at Mohawk Valley Community College. The program will begin at 8am with breakfast catered by the college. Breakfast will include an assortment of bagels and scones with accompaniments of fruit yogurt with granola, a bottled juice assortment of orange, apple and cranberry, coffee, and an assortment of fresh seasonal sliced fruit. The program agenda will start with a networking activity. The main program features the "Cycle of Collaboration" activity facilitated by Randall J. VanWagoner, MVCC. This activity will help the group examine key partnership questions and form action items for 2008.

Date: March 12, 2008
Time: 8:00am - 10:30am
Location: Mohawk Valley Community College
Room 225, Info and Tech Building
1101 Sherman Drive, Utica, NY 13501
Cost: $10.00

Register now!