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Nonprofit Events
NPA Outreach Monthly Breakfast meeting 
"Keeping Board Members Engaged and Helpful" - Michael Shermis, City of Bloomington
June 11, 2019  8:30am-9:30am, The Uptown Cafe (102 E. Kirkwood Ave.) held on the bar side in the family dining area
Breakfast is on your own. REMINDER of Parking changes: The 4th St. garage is closed and parking behind the BCT is no longer FREE. The closest and cheapest option for parking is the Walnut St. garage, and also metered parking.  Walnut Street Garage - 302 N. Walnut Street - Entrance on Walnut Street between 7th Street and 8th Street
  • Pay to Park 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.
  • Gated garage monitored 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • $0.50 per hour
  • 1 hour free parking Monday through Saturday, all garages.
Development Directors Networking Breakfast
This monthly meeting is for Development Directors or other staff whose primary role is fundraising.  Discussion topics are generated by the group.  To learn more and for upcoming dates, please contact Meagan Niese at meaganniese@cfbmc.org. You may also email Meagan to be added to the list serve and receive regular reminders.  Meeting times vary from month to month. 

WAKE UP! With United Way
Join us the second Thursday each month from 7:45am to 9am for breakfast, networking, and an enlightening presentation and discussion of timely topics. Alongside friends, neighbors, nonprofits and community partners, learn more about issues that directly or indirectly affect everyone in our area: homelessness; innovative treatments for substance use disorder; the intersection of housing and poverty; raising children in the 21st century; and disabilities in the workplace, among others. You’ll have the opportunity to deepen your awareness about someone else's reality while learning about the challenges, innovations, collaborations, and resources available through area nonprofits.  More details HERE
 
Announcements
Grantwriting Assistance
If you would like to work with a group from a grantwriting class this fall to write a grant for your organization, contact Laura Littlepage at llittlep@iu.edu or call at 812-855-5263.  You provide the idea, they will look for funding sources, help you determine a program description, a budget and whatever else is needed.
 

Banneker Community Center Seeks Representatives for Advisory Council
Bloomington, Ind. - The City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department is seeking members for the Banneker Community Center Advisory Council (BCCAC). According to Banneker Community Center Coordinator Erik Pearson, Banneker has re-imagined the traditional role of the Advisory Council, and is eager for the new members to help create Banneker's identity, and to guide its future place in the community.

Five to seven members of the BCCAC who represent the diverse population served by Banneker, and who have experience or interest in working with low-income populations and at-risk youth, are sought to contribute their expertise to the BBCAC. Ideal advisory council members may also have a background in education or social work, and/or familiarity with the near west side community.

The BCCAC meets monthly at the Banneker Community Center.

Applications must be submitted to the City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department, 401 N. Morton St., Suite 250 by Friday, May 31. Applicants may apply online, or download an application to fill out and return to Banneker.

Support Group
Our support group is for family members and friends of addicts. We offer comfort, hope, support, peace and guidance to those suffering from the problems associated with loving a person who is addicted to drugs. Reverend Bill Vance is helping with this group. He has a Masters in Christian Counseling. We meet on the first and third Monday of each month at the annex of Second Baptist Church located on the corner of 8th and Rogers Streets in Bloomington from 6:30-8:00pm. Our group is free and strictly confidential. For questions, please call: (812) 369-3244.

SCCAP Head Start is now enrolling for the 2019-2020 school year
Head Start is a family centered child development program whose mission is to promote school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children through the provision of educational, health, nutritional, social and other services to enrolled children and families
 
Eligibility Requirements:
· Family income below the federal  poverty guidelines
-Transitioning through homelessness or foster care
· Head Start: children between 3-5 years
· Early Head Start Center-based: children between 6 weeks-3 years
· Early Head Start home-based: pregnant mothers and children under 3 years old
-Transitioning through homelessness or foster care

Nonprofit Training Opportunities
Your Guide to Content Marketing for Nonprofits Webinar- Free
Tuesday, May 21st at 11:00 am PT
Social media, blogs, webinars, infographics — there are so many types of content, but which ones does your nonprofit need? Nonprofits are already strapped for time and money, so how can you create an efficient but effective content strategy? In this webinar, we will go over how you can set up a content plan to help your nonprofit increase visibility, expand impact, and engage with both community and donors. We will cover the following:
  • The different types of content your nonprofit should be thinking about and why — blog, social, webinar, podcasts, website
  • Prioritizing content for maximum reach
  • How to effectively create a content strategy
  • Tools and best practices to make your work easier and more effective
  • Measuring success and understanding what metrics matter most

Nonprofit Central Monroe County Public Library Summer Trainings
 
Foundation Center Online Directory for Nonprofits
June 5th, July 11th or August 6th.  6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.  Room 2C
Learn to use the Foundation Center's database of grant makers to be sure your organization is exhausting all options for financial support.
Free but please register by going here https://mcpl.info/npc/nonprofit-central and clicking on the events on the left or by calling 812-355-7515 or emailing boverman@mcpl.info
 
Social Media for Nonprofits
Three part series: June 12th, 19th, and 26th. 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Meeting Room 2A
Learn what social media is, why and how to use it, how to target your audience, and how to write a social media policy for your nonprofit.  Free but please register by going here https://mcpl.info/npc/nonprofit-central and clicking on the events on the left or by calling 812-355-7515 or emailing boverman@mcpl.info
 
Relationships: The Key to Fundraising Success
June 14th 12:00 p.m. -1:00 p.m. Meeting Room 2A
Jeff Baldwin, the 13-year Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington, will focus on relationships and how vital they are to your organization’s growth and sustainability. Special attention will be paid to board, donor, and volunteer development. Light refreshments will be served or feel free to bring your lunch to this noontime event.
 
Jeff Baldwin was born and raised in the Greater Detroit Area. Jeff attended Western Michigan University, graduating in 1985 with a BA in Elem'. Ed. Hired by MCCSC in fall of '85 and taught at Clear Creek Elementary until 1992. In 1991, established a lawn and landscape maintenance and installation company (LawnTech). Rejoined the teaching profession in 2000 and taught at St. Charles School, working there until the fall of 2006. Jeff was hired by Boys and Girls Clubs of Bloomington in September of 2006 as Executive Director. In his tenure, the organization added a new club site in Ellettsville in 2009 and recently completed a capital campaign that raised in excess of $10 million that resulted in a brand new club facility in Crestmont Neighborhood and a fully renovated club facility on Lincoln Street in Bloomington. Total kids served has increased by 500% since 2006.
 
Free but please register by going here https://mcpl.info/npc/nonprofit-central and clicking on the events on the left or by calling 812-355-7515 or emailing boverman@mcpl.info
 
Bookkeeping for Nonprofits
July 18th 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Meeting Room 2A
Join Ansley Fender of Fender Financial Services to learn about the chart of accounts, a financial organizational tool, why it’s important, and how to design one. Please bring yours with you if you’ve started one. A bookkeeping Q&A will follow.  Free but please register by going here https://mcpl.info/npc/nonprofit-central and clicking on the events on the left or by calling 812-355-7515 or emailing boverman@mcpl.info
 
Donuts and Dialogue
July 25th 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Meeting Room 2A
Connect with other community members and get to know one another in this fun cooperative experience. We Are You, a local nonprofit, will provide the donuts and topics for dialogue. Participants will choose 5 cards from 14 topics ranging from “What is your favorite hobby?” to “What is your biggest fear?” and spend 8 minutes discussing each in “speed interactions.” Challenge stereotypes by connecting with someone from a different background!  Free but please register by going here https://mcpl.info/npc/nonprofit-central and clicking on the events on the left or by calling 812-355-7515 or emailing boverman@mcpl.info
Employment

CDFI Friendly Bloomington
Executive Director
CDFI Friendly Bloomington, a startup 501.c.3 nonprofit, is seeking a founding Executive Director. The position is the primary staff person to set up the organization, with support from the founding Board of Directors, and to lead it in its work.
 
The primary roles of CDFI Friendly Bloomington are to:

  • Create a new model for CDFI financing, by establishing local CDFI Friendly Bloomington to collaborate with regional and national CDFIs and encourage them to serve the Bloomington market.
  • Market and promote Bloomington and Monroe County to CDFIs across the state, the region, and the nation.
  • Match CDFIs to local demand for financing from businesses, housing developers, nonprofits, and community organizations.
  • Structure and manage financial investments alongside the CDFIs in support of local borrowers.
  • The ideal candidate will bring credit experience at a CDFI and/or in community development, experience or capacity to manage a startup organization, strong leadership qualities, and the disposition for working closely with a nonprofit board. Familiarity with Bloomington/Monroe County is a plus.

Please submit your cover letter and resume or CV to:
CDFI Friendly Bloomington
c/o Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County
100 S. College Avenue, Suite 240
Bloomington, IN 47401
or
info@cfbmc.org
For the full job description: Click Here!

All Options Pregnancy Resource Center
State Programs Manager
The State Programs Manager (SPM) manages key Indiana programs, including the Hoosier Abortion Fund, practical support network, and emerging work related to judicial bypass, menstrual supplies, and pregnancy test outreach.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about reproductive justice and abortion access, can speak compellingly and engage people around an intersectional all-options approach, and has a talent for coordinating the many moving parts of direct service and volunteer programs while ensuring they are effective, efficient, and equitable.  For more information: Click Here!

Bloomington Meals on Wheels 
Executive Director
Part time position – 20 hours per week.
Bloomington Meals on Wheels has been delivering meals to the elderly & home-bound in the city of Bloomington for over 40 years.  We are seeking a confident, motivated and mature individual to direct our organization. Bachelor’s degree, management & computer skills required.  Not for Profit experience a plus. Must have valid driver’s license and insured vehicle and be available Monday-Friday between 11 am – 2 pm.

Submit cover letter and resume to Search Committee, Bloomington Meals on Wheels, PO Box 1149, Bloomington IN  47402 or blm-mow@iuhealth.org by application deadline, June 1.

SCCAP Head Start
Teacher Aides/Assistants
Teacher Assistants assist in implementing a developmentally appropriate educational plan for a class of three to five year old children and providing quality early childhood experiences.

Early Head Start Lead Teachers
The Early Head Start Lead Teacher plans and implements weekly and ongoing developmentally appropriate plans for a group of infants to toddlers with individualized considerations for each child in a classroom setting. Additionally, this position acts as a resource, advisor, and advocate for the parents in the areas of child development, health, education, and community resources.

Head Start Lead Teachers
The Lead Teacher plans and implements weekly and ongoing developmentally appropriate plans for a group of preschool age children with individualized considerations for each child in a classroom setting. Additionally, this position acts as a resource, advisor, and advocate for the parents in the areas of child development, health, education, and community resources.

Substitute Teachers
The Substitute Teacher assists teachers in implementing a developmentally appropriate plan for a group of birth- five year old children and providing quality early childhood experiences. Additionally, this position acts as a resource, advisor, and advocate for the parents in the areas of child development, health, education, and community resources.

For more information contact Ashley Hayworth at 812-334-8350 Ext 324, ashley@insccap.org . Apply online at www.insccap.org .

Resources
First Day Podcast: A podcast about fundraising from the Lilly School of Philanthropy!

10 Improved Content Ideas for Your Non-Profit Newsletter, from The Storytelling Nonprofit.

Nonprofit Quarterly is a news organization that will bring you current events on everything from politics to nonprofit development. This online platform will help you stay up-to-date with the civil sector. 

John Haydon is a digital marketing expert for nonprofits. His blog shares helpful information on social media and marketing for charitable organizations.  



 
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