NRP to Host Three Workshops in October

In an effort to help neighborhood organizations build capacity as well as to help them better manage their NRP activities and responsibilities, the NRP hosts several valuable workshops each year. Below you will find information on three such workshops that will be held in October.

Monday, Oct. 25 - 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. -- Financial Management
Presented by NRP Training Specialist Robert Thompson and specifically designed for staff and board members involved in neighborhood record keeping, this workshop will present examples of standard bookkeeping practices, provide an overview of NRP guidelines for bookkeeping and cover recommendations for establishing a simple record keeping system.

Tuesday, Oct. 26 - 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. -- Working with the Office of Grants and Projects
This special informational meeting with Berry Farrington of the Office of Grants and Special Projects is being held to give neighborhood groups a chance to learn how they can identify grant opportunities and/or partnership opportunities with the City and other organizations such as businesses and foundations.

Wednesday, Oct. 27 - 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. -- Financial Software
Presented by NRP Training Specialist Robert Thompson and specifically designed with neighborhood staff and board treasurers in mind, this workshop will provide a demonstration on how to use Quicken, Quickbooks, and other financial software to record transactions and create reports for your board, CPED and the NRP.

All workshops will be held at the Crown Roller Mill building, 105 Fifth Ave. S., Suite 200, in CPED Conference Room #3. Free on-street parking is available after 6 p.m. on Fifth Avenue north of Second Street. Meters on Second Street are enforced until 10 p.m. There is no fee for these workshops. Light refreshments will be provided. For more info, please contact Robert Thompson at 612-673-5149.



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