2024 Nonprofit Learning Series

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Community First Bank presents a 4-part learning series in partnership with Hedges, a local organization that specializes in non-profit training. The training sessions are open to any local non-profit, free of charge. We recommend sending 3 people from your organization made up of executive directors, board members, and any other staff members. 

Session Details:
Each session will feature a training led by Hedges followed by a short presentation by Community First Bank. All sessions will be held at the Delaware Township Community Center, 9094 E 131st., Fishers, IN.
Please note that the Community Center is the building behind the Government Center. We will place yard signs to help with directions. 

Session Lineup

Building Corporate Partnerships

February 13, 2024

  • Hedges Training | 8:30am-10:30am
    Learn trends in corporate philanthropy, essential steps for attracting the right corporate partners, and building the foundation for corporate partnership strategy.
  • Community First Bank Presentation | 10:30am – 11:00am
    Meet CFB’s President and CEO & Chief Banking and Credit Officer. Introduction to the bank & best practices for nonprofits to engage community leaders.

Building and Evaluating Programs

May 14, 2024

  • Hedges Training | 8:30am-10:30am
    Participants will learn to use the logic modeling process for designing effective programs and understand how to best collect and utilize the results of evaluation efforts.
  • Community First Bank Presentation | 10:30am – 11:00am

    Protecting your organization from fraud.

Creating Competitive Grant Proposals

August 13, 2024

  • Hedges Training | 8:30am-10:30am
    This session focuses on what an organization needs to do to become grant ready and the components necessary to create a winning grant proposal.
  • Community First Bank Presentation | 10:30am – 11:00am

    Investment options for organization staff.

Registration will be available in July.

Email [email protected] to be notified when registration opens.

Activating Board Committees

November 12, 2024

  • Hedges Training | 8:30am-10:30am
    Individuals seeking to maximize productivity through board committees will learn common structures and leading practices for effective committee functionality and leadership.
  • Community First Bank Presentation | 10:30am – 11:00am

    Developing your team of leaders.   

Registration will be available in October.

Email [email protected] to be notified when registration opens.