Date and Time
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
8:45 a.m. - Noon
Light refreshments and networking at 8:45 a.m. Presentation and discussion begin at 9:00 a.m.
The Lake County Nonprofit Resource Round-Up is a learning and networking opportunity convened by the Nonprofit Association of Oregon for nonprofit staff, board, and volunteers to connect, meet funders, and learn about valuable tools and resources designed specifically for nonprofits.
- Yvette Rhodes, Program Associate, The Ford Family Foundation
- Bart Hadder, Program Director (Retired), M.J. Murdock Chartiable Trust
- Amy Drake, Program Officer, The Oregon Community Foundation
Adrienne Graham, Owner, Leapfrog Training & Facilitation and Central Oregon Representative, Nonprofit Association of Oregon
Work Session: Assessing Your Organization's Health and Vital Signs
After the funders panel and discussion, participants will work together through a facilitated discussion and an assessment tool to identify areas where you can improve your work and connect to resources that can help you become more effective in serving your mission. This exercise explores indicators of health in a nonprofit across the following areas:
- Running a nonprofit organization
- Board issues
- Human resources issues
- Operational issues
- Fundraising and resource development
- How to better include and engage clients
This Resource Round-Up and similar events in other locations are made possible with support from The Ford Family Foundation.
For questions about this event or help with registration contact at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 503-239-4001 ext. 123.
About the Facilitator and Funder Panelists
Yvette Rhodes supports the development and administration of programs and grants for both the Ford Institute and the Community Economic Development departments. Yvette, who came to the Foundation in 2003, manages the Technical Assistance Grants program. She grew up in Douglas County. She has an associate’s degree from Umpqua Community College and is finishing a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Yvette is married with five children and two grandchildren, and enjoys outings with them, especially camping in the summer. She has served on her town’s school foundation board since its inception in 2005.
Bart Hadder served as a program director at the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust from 2001 – 2015 where he reviewed grant requests from numerous nonprofits in the Northwest, administrated grants, and directed a research program for science teachers. Since his retirement from fulltime work he has continued serving the nonprofit community through consulting, presenting, coaching leaders and boards and doing special projects for the Murdock Trust. Prior to joining the Murdock Trust, Bart’s first career involved serving as a science teacher both at the middle and high school levels and as the K-12 science coordinator for the Beaverton School District in Oregon. He is a graduate of the University of Washington and earned his master’s degree at Portland State University. Bart and his wife, Jackie, have two grown children and two grand children and live in the Vancouver, Washington area.
Amy is committed to making connections to improve her community, and she cares deeply about helping make Oregon a better place for all. A Connecticut native, Amy has lived in Southern Oregon for eight years, where she previously worked at both the Jackson County Library Foundation and the Southern Oregon Historical Society. In her free time, Amy has also volunteered with the Jackson County Cultural Coalition and the Oregon Museums Association. Amy holds a BA in History from Grinnell College, as well as an MA from the Cooperstown Graduate Program. She and her husband live in Medford, where they enjoy biking, reading, trying new foods, and playing with their two cats.
Based in Sisters, Adrienne Graham brings deep experience with nonprofits. She served as a nonprofit executive director for over 12 years and for 20+ years has provided training, consulting and facilitation to nonprofits and to the public and private sectors. Prior to joining NAO, Adrienne owned Leapfrog Training & Facilitation, a consulting firm that provided strategic planning, leadership development and organizational effectiveness services to nonprofits, community groups and associations, including NAO.
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