Thursday, February 26, 2009
Foundations and Their Role in Philanthropy-A detailed overview of the world of private foundations.
Finding Foundation Support for Your Education-Guides students through the process of seeking financial support from foundations to pursue their studies.
Getting Ready for Foundation Fundraising- An overview of the first steps nonprofits need to take to become viable, effective organizations in preparation for fundraising.
Introduction to Fundraising Planning- Learn to develop a fundraising plan that includes a variety of revenue sources for your nonprofit organization.
Introduction to Corporate Giving - An introduction to both the world of corporate support for nonprofits and to the effective utilization of the Foundation Center's resources on corporate giving.
Please Visit http://foundationcenter.org/getstarted/learnabout/foundations.html for more topics.
Monday, February 23, 2009
TSU Service Day-
Date- Saturday, March 21, 2009
Registration- 8-8:30 am, Kean Hall
Closing Celebration & Lunch- Noon-1:30pm, Friendship Baptist Church
Tennessee State Nonprofit Leaders Association, (TSUNLA), will be participating with TSU Service Day by preparing food boxes for Feed the Children, from 9am-12noon. Please contact Jacqueline Meeks, via email at email@example.com, to participate with this volunteer opportunity.
TSU is hosting its 2nd annual Service Day. TSU students, faculty, and staff will join together in service to our community. Volunteers will clean up neighborhoods and the Cumberland Riverbank, make food boxes, assist with a community recycling day, or beautify a home for an elderly resident. This is an excellent opportunity for TSU students, faculty and staff to participate in civic engagement and foster a spirit of BIG BLUE TIGER PRIDE!
Thursday, February 19, 2009
TSUNLA members participated at Bethlehem Centers of Nashville's venture, The Shopping Bag. The Shopping Bag is community thrift store, featuring gently used clothing, shoes and accessories for all ages.
The Shopping Bag presents shop-savvy customers a great chance to find bargains and make a difference in their community.
The Shopping Bag is located at lower level of the BCN Charlotte Avenue location.
The Shopping Bag donates its proceeds to the Bethlehem Centers to support their quality programs and services. For more information or to donate items to The Shopping Bag, please call (615) 329-3386. All donations should be delivered to 1417 Charlotte Avenue.
Please visit the Shopping Bag's website at http://www.bethlehemcenters.org/shopping.html.
The Shopping Bag will be open soon!
TSUNLA's mission is to assist its members in developing community leadership skills and achieving success in the nonprofit sector. All TSUNLA members work with community outreach programs and nonprofit organizations to acquire valuable education and service experience. TSUNLA Members Trenesse Micheal, Susan West, and Jacqueline Meeks recently volunteered with the McGruder Family Resource Center SILVER Program's Valentine's Dance.
The SILVER Program provides resource linkage, advocacy, and support for elderly victims of crime (55 years or older). For more information about the SILVER Program, please contact
Ms. LaToi T. Spears, LBSW, Social Worker / SILVER Program Coordinator, (615) 242-5237.
TSUNLA plans to continue working with the SILVER Program in the future on more community outreach opportunities. Please contact Jacqueline Meeks via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, if you are interested in becoming a member of TSUNLA, and participating in future volunteer opportunities.