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This event is being offered statewide! See full Resource Roundup schedule here.


Thursday, April 20, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Networking & Breakfast at 8:30, Presentation at 9:00


Isobel Edwards Hall
Wheeler County Fairgrounds
702 Third Street
Fossil, OR 97830

No Cost

Registration required

Event Details

Adrienne Graham, Senior Consultant for Central Oregon, Nonprofit Association of Oregon

Funders Panel
Fran Willis, Donor Relations Officer, The Oregon Community Foundation
Kristi Steber, Staff, Shelk Foundation

What to Expect
Come together with the Nonprofit Association of Oregon (NAO), foundation representatives, and local nonprofits for one of the 2017 Nonprofit Resource Roundups. NAO is offering this no-cost opportunity for nonprofit staff, board, and volunteers to connect, meet funders, and learn about available resources. Gain tips for a compelling organizational story and funding proposal, and get the latest on current issues facing our sector and actions you can take to make an impact.

Participants will:

  • Build connections with other nonprofits in the region and grow your network
  • Learn about foundation resources and grant opportunities, and meet funder representatives
  • Connect with NAO resources to support your nonprofit’s success
  • Explore and discuss current policy and proposals that impact Oregon nonprofits

This event is being offered statewide! See full Resource Roundup schedule here.

About the Presenters

Adrienne Graham is a Senior Consultant for Central Oregon at the Nonprofit Association of Oregon. Based in Sisters, Adrienne has worked with nonprofits for over 12 years as a nonprofit executive director and 20+ years of providing training, consulting and facilitation 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. Prior to launching Leapfrog, Adrienne designed and delivered community leadership and organizational development programs for The Ford Family Foundation’s Community Program. Adrienne is a BoardSource-trained facilitator in NonProfit Board Assessment and Development, is certified in Appreciative Inquiry (AI), a certified facilitator for the national Points of Light Foundation Youth Leadership Institute and is a facilitator-trainer for Study Circles.

Kristi Steber has worked with the Shelk Foundation since 2008 helping local nonprofits in Wheeler, Grant, Harney and Crook counties connect with funders interested in supporting their work. She also serves as a local source of information for nonprofits in the areas of fundraising and effectively managing a nonprofit. The Shelk Foundation provides resources for technical assistance, training, and building understanding between rural nonprofits and funders. Kristi’s nonprofit experience spreads over 25 years as a volunteer, board member, executive director, and funder.

April 20th, 2017 8:30 AM   through   12:00 PM
Isobel Edwards Hall
Wheeler County Fairgrounds
702 Third Street
Fossil, OR 97830
Event Particulars
City Fossil
NAO Event? Yes
Topic Development & Fundraising
Leadership Development
Public Meeting or Info Session
Presenter Funder Panel & Adrienne Graham
Event Region Central Oregon
Programmatic Approach Convening

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