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Community Development Works
  • Thursday, July 18, 2024 · 11:00 AM CDT
    The pivotal partnership between the board and the executive staff leader significantly impacts organizational success, and this session explores key practices to foster trust, respect, candor, and communication for a healthy collaboration.
  • Wednesday, July 31, 2024 · 11:00 AM CDT
    Gain a foundational understanding of accounting terminology and theory, enabling participants to comprehend assets, liabilities, revenues, expenses, the accounting equation, and the distinctions between cash and accrual accounting and their impact...
  • Wednesday, August 14, 2024 · 11:00 AM CDT
    Learn the behaviors linked to fixed and growth mindsets, and discover how shifting your thinking towards creativity can enhance your leadership with greater possibilities for all.
  • Thursday, August 15, 2024 · 11:00 AM CDT
    Board members contribute time, talent, and treasure for your organization's benefit, and the Board Building Cycle outlines nine steps for finding, recruiting, and engaging them as part of a continuous cycle with three interconnected phases, as des...
  • Wednesday, August 21, 2024 · 11:00 AM CDT
    Explore how relational leadership, acknowledging the role of individuals, relationships, and historical/social constructs, is a collaborative social process crucial for organizational growth and team morale, emphasizing that increased engagement l...
  • Wednesday, August 28, 2024 · 11:00 AM CDT
    In challenging times, learn to develop, modify, and use budgets effectively for cash flow management and fund development, with the ability to implement a structured budget process, understand key terminology, build a budget using specific steps, ...
  • Tuesday, September 3, 2024 · 9:00 AM CDT
    Participants will learn how to start a nonprofit, covering business concepts, choosing a corporate structure, and understanding the steps for filing with the Secretary of State's Office and with the IRS.

    Please note: This training session is bei...
  • Tuesday, September 10, 2024 · 9:00 AM CDT
    Basics of Grant Writing covers three stages: pre-writing (research and preparation), writing (composition and editing), and post-writing (reporting processes and communication with funders).

    Please note: This training session is being offered as ...
  • Tuesday, September 10, 2024 · 12:00 PM CDT
    Intermediate Grant Writing delves deeper into the writing and editing process, exploring the effective use of research and data in grant proposals and techniques to make your work compelling to funders unfamiliar with your field.

    Please note: Thi...
  • Wednesday, September 11, 2024 · 11:00 AM CDT
    Participate in exercises using your leadership challenges to transition from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset.
  • Tuesday, September 17, 2024 · 11:00 AM CDT
    Discover funders using Candid's Foundation Directory Online, a database that helps identify grant resources, user friendly database navigation, advanced search features, and effective research approaches.
  • Wednesday, September 18, 2024 · 11:00 AM CDT
    This webinar introduces leaders to crucial coaching skills, including effective listening, impactful questioning, and mentorship which will encourage staff growth, productivity, and contribution to a learning organization.
  • Wednesday, July 10, 2024 · 11:00 AM CDT
    In this webinar, a small nonprofit Executive Director and consultant discuss the importance of prioritizing people in the workplace amidst changing dynamics, offering strategies and policy proposals to foster a people-first organizational culture ...
  • Thursday, June 20, 2024 · 11:00 AM CDT
    Governance roles demand board members to adopt strategic perspectives, distinguishing between managing operational details and governing for organizational health, structure, strategic direction, and long-term results.
  • Tuesday, June 11, 2024 · 12:00 PM CDT
    Intermediate Grant Writing delves deeper into the writing and editing process, exploring the effective use of research and data in grant proposals and techniques to make your work compelling to funders unfamiliar with your field.

    Please note: Thi...
  • Tuesday, June 11, 2024 · 9:00 AM CDT
    Basics of Grant Writing covers three stages: pre-writing (research and preparation), writing (composition and editing), and post-writing (reporting processes and communication with funders).

    Please note: This training session is being offered as ...
  • Tuesday, June 4, 2024 · 11:00 AM CDT
    In this webinar, explore the art of creating impactful marketing plans for nonprofits, discovering strategies to engage supporters and drive meaningful change.
  • Thursday, May 16, 2024 · 11:00 AM CDT
    This session covers the board lifecycle, exploring how boards evolve, addressing board building needs based on development stages, and discussing the reasons, methods, and timing of board change, with provided templates..
  • Wednesday, May 8, 2024 · 11:20 AM CDT
    Explore the practical aspects of establishing an outcome measurement system in this webinar, covering the creation of indicators, data collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of findings after identifying program outcomes.
  • Wednesday, May 8, 2024 · 11:20 AM CDT
    Explore the practical aspects of establishing an outcome measurement system in this webinar, covering the creation of indicators, data collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of findings after identifying program outcomes.
  • Wednesday, May 8, 2024 · 11:00 AM CDT
    Explore the practical aspects of establishing an outcome measurement system in this webinar, covering the creation of indicators, data collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of findings after identifying program outcomes.
  • Wednesday, April 24, 2024 · 11:00 AM CDT
    You will learn how to use the Strategic Plan to properly develop your board, programs, and funding
  • Thursday, April 18, 2024 · 11:00 AM CDT
    Explore the identification and support of ideal board members in this session, delving into the Four Pillars of Board Effectiveness and offering tools to enhance these efforts.
  • Wednesday, April 10, 2024 · 11:00 AM CDT
    This webinar guides nonprofit leaders in identifying and measuring program outcomes, emphasizing the importance of showcasing value to garner support for the cause.
Past
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • 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!
  • 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!
  • 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!
  • Series
    Many small or start-up nonprofits are focused on the day-to-day with little or no direction for the future of the organization. A good Strategic Plan will help to guide the organization through the development and growth stages. Learn how to use a...
  • 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!
  • Series
    In this two-part workshop, participants will gain the tools and knowledge they need to begin writing grants and improve their grantwriting success.
  • 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!
  • 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!
  • Organizational Series
    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...
  • Leadership Series
    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...
  • Grant Writing Series
    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...
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.