Month: October 2014

Increasing capacity in our nonprofits

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 …

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Annual Grundy growth conference focuses on future jobs

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 …

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Senior needs discussed at Community Foundation event

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. …

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