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Community Development Works
  • Thursday, May 12, 2022 · 9:00 AM CDT
    Studying the "Great Resignation" and the workplace changes in post-pandemic recovery, this workshop will look at the top 10 post-pandemic targets for success, workforce vitality, CEO leadership essentials, and the creation of new work culture.

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  • Tuesday, May 10, 2022 · 9:00 AM CDT
    Studying the "Great Resignation" and the workplace changes in post-pandemic recovery, this workshop will look at the top 10 post-pandemic targets for success, workforce vitality, CEO leadership essentials, and the creation of new work culture.

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  • Friday, May 6, 2022 · 11:05 AM CDT
    Studying the "Great Resignation" and the workplace changes in post-pandemic recovery, this workshop will look at the top 10 post-pandemic targets for success, workforce vitality, CEO leadership essentials, and the creation of new work culture.

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  • Thursday, May 5, 2022 · 10:00 AM CDT
    Systems may not be exciting but they are a game-changer in the grant world. Join this open-ended discussion of how to structure your grant program for timely identification, efficient writing, and proficient compliance.
  • Tuesday, May 3, 2022 · 9:00 AM CDT
    For these challenging and changing times, understanding what your financial information tells you about your operations and using your budgets for cash flow management and fundraising is critical to your effectiveness, efficiency, and sustainabili...
  • Thursday, April 28, 2022 · 10:00 AM CDT
    Join this open-ended conversation to position your organization for competitive funding success. Grants are won and lost before they ever open, with some applicants strategically prepared to compete and others scrambling to develop their project o...
  • Tuesday, April 26, 2022 · 9:00 AM CDT
    Is your grassroots nonprofit ready to up its fundraising game? This session is for you! Through this hands-on workshop, you will build a fundraising plan that you can immediately implement to elevate your nonprofit's fundraising efforts.
  • Tuesday, April 19, 2022 · 11:00 AM CDT
    The program budget is one of the most important parts of your grant proposal. During this webinar, you will learn to draft a thorough budget that tells the same story as your grant narrative.
  • Tuesday, April 5, 2022 · 9:00 AM CDT
    Attendees will take a deep-dive in learning how to determine their organization’s readiness to pursue grants, how to develop the common sections of a grant proposal, basic sources for grant funding, tips on how to effectively communicate their pro...
  • Tuesday, March 29, 2022 · 11:00 AM CDT
    In this hour-long webinar, attendees will be given an overview of how to determine their organization’s readiness to pursue grants, understand the major sections and common requirements of a grant proposal, and learn to avoid some common pitfalls ...
  • Thursday, March 24, 2022 · 11:00 AM CDT
    In this course, we'll walk through 5 simple steps you can take to turn a stranger into an advocate. From sharing stories to leveraging your stakeholders - we've got actionable steps for organizations just starting, to those who have been around fo...
  • Tuesday, March 22, 2022 · 11:00 AM CDT
    Nonprofit organizations have a unique opportunity in their startup period: develop the fundraising strategies and systems that will help them thrive for years to come. Learn how to create that strong fundraising culture for your new nonprofit.
Past
  • Monday, April 18, 2022 · 10:00 AM CDT
    The program budget is one of the most important parts of your grant proposal. During this webinar, you will learn to draft a thorough budget that tells the same story as your grant narrative.
  • Tuesday, March 8, 2022 · 8:00 AM CST
    This recorded training from Candid will enable viewers to cultivate resilience-based practices in their own lives and their organizations, address stress and burnout, and create a culture of sustainable activism.
  • Start-Up Series
    Have you recently started, or are thinking about starting, your own nonprofit organization? This series will give participants information on the process of starting your own nonprofit and how to start your work!
  • Summit
    Securing funding for personnel and programs is vital to every nonprofit organization. This series will teach participants how to write local and federal grant applications, tips and tricks for staying organized through the process, and best practi...
  • Marketing Series
    Effectively communicating with donors, future donors, and community members are necessary for nonprofits looking to grow their work. This series will give participants the tools to boost their marketing efforts!
  • Staff Development Series
    Like any business, nonprofit organizations need to have a well-trained staff to accomplish their missions. The Staff Development Series provides four workshops for nonprofit staff and directors to grow their knowledge and skills.
Community Development Works (CDW), a program of The Rapides Foundation, provides nonprofit management training, leadership programs, and access to evidence-based resources focused on developing citizen-led community development efforts that address local issues. CDW serves nonprofit organizations, faith-based groups, and volunteers working to improve the quality of life in Central Louisiana.