Increasing capacity in our nonprofits

Posted on Oct 28, 2014 | 0 comments

A buzzword in non-profit management is “capacity.”  Sometimes “capacity” means talent.  Sometimes it means budget or income.  Other times it means training, education, or physical size, as in enough office space, computers, or parking.   For example, does your board have the capacity to make the right governance decisions?  Does your staff have the capacity to run the daily operations?  Do you have the staff capacity to serve clients,...

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Annual Grundy growth conference focuses on future jobs

Posted on Oct 24, 2014 | 0 comments

October 18, 2014 by Jessica Bourque, Morris Daily Herald Grundy County’s manufacturing, agriculture, logistics and health care industries are projected to expand in coming years, remaining the prominent areas of employment for local workers. Growing a workforce that is qualified to fill those future positions is important to community leaders, which is why several of them attended Friday afternoon’s ninth annual Grundy County Growth Conference...

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Senior needs discussed at Community Foundation event

Posted on Oct 2, 2014 | 0 comments

by Heidi Litchfield Morris Daily Herald October 2, 2014   Is Grundy County a retirement-friendly community? That was the question posed Wednesday at a program sponsored by the Community Foundation of Grundy County. “We have a lot of networks in Grundy County covering different groups,” said Julie Buck with the Community Foundation of Grundy County. “We decided we needed a senior network.” Community seniors were invited to the program to...

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