Thursday, May 12, 2011 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
575 7th Street, NW, Capitol Room – 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20004
The District of Columbia is home to the largest concentration of non-profits and associations in the United States, with 2,265 non-profit organizations that employ about 66,000 people (Delta Associates, 2009). Many organizations are finding new and creative ways to enrich areas of humanitarianism, the arts, education, and the environment.
Join our skilled panel as they discuss strategic planning and development, available grants, and additional resources available in DC to set up and sustain a non-profit organization.
Patricia Henry, Deputy Director of the Office of Partnerships and Grant Services, will speak about the various grant opportunities available for non-profits in the District.
John Graham, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Center for Association Leadership, will provide best practices for non-profits and associations to sustain growth.
George E. Constantine, Partner at Venable, LLP, will go over the essential steps in establishing a non-profit organization.
Jennifer Chandler, Vice President and Director of Network Support & Knowledge Transfer for the National Council of Non-Profits, will discuss her experience with connecting nonprofit associations to resources that build their capacity to support and serve member organizations nationwide.