Center for Nonprofit Stewardship receives grant from Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation for nonprofit workshops in Klamath County

The Center for Nonprofit Stewardship (CNS) has been awarded a $4,000 grant from Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation (CCUIF) to build stronger nonprofits in Klamath County with training workshops, advice, and other support. CNS’s Nonprofit Learning Series in Klamath Falls will include three half-day workshops held every other month from July to November. Each half-day workshop will consist of three hours of curriculum on board…

CNS has completed the $25,000 matching challenge!

We are excited to announce that the Center for Nonprofit Stewardship has completed the $25,000 challenge match sponsored by Robert and Susan Poole! This tremendous and kindhearted gift shows the continued confidence the Pooles have in our mission and programs. Robert Poole, a retired Corvallis urologist, explained the impact. “While serving on the Center for Nonprofit Stewardship board for ten years, I had the wonderful…

CNS Events for 2019’s Second Quarter

CNS strives to offer the best workshops and training events for nonprofits across the region. This quarter, we have a handful of offerings just for nonprofits like yours! Learn@Lunch Series: Salem April 16th, 18th, 23rd & 25th, 12pm-1pm These bite-sized workshops are for nonprofits interested in affordable and accessible learning opportunities. $20 a session, register today! Nonprofit Learning Series: Klamath Falls Workshop April 27th, 1pm-4:30pm…

Just 3 days left to have your donation matched 1:1

Don’t miss this chance to double your impact! Act Fast! Our matching gift challenge, sponsored by Robert and Susan Poole, is scheduled to end at midnight on March 31, 2019. Your donations help nonprofits that may be struggling to succeed! Local nonprofit organizations are working every day to provide critical services, strengthen communities, and advance equality and opportunity for all. They are tackling problems we…

CNS Partners with Mid-Valley Development Professionals

Center for Nonprofit Stewardship (CNS) is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with Mid-Valley Development Professionals (MVDP). MVDP serves professionals in Oregon’s Mid-Willamette Valley who raise funds for nonprofit organizations. CNS will maintain MVDP’s commitment to providing development professionals in the Salem-Keizer, Albany and Corvallis areas with affordable opportunities for professional growth and development. Since holding its first general membership meeting in February 1998,…

Survey on Board Recruitment and Retention

The Center for Nonprofit Stewardship received a grant from The Ford Family Foundation to uncover barriers to and opportunities for rural board service. One of the chief concerns that emerged from our 2017 client survey—and something that we hear from our rural clients regularly—is an increase in need for directors, but a decrease in resources and people willing to serve. Funding provided by The Ford…

Matching Gift Challenge—You Can Make Double the Impact

The perfect time to support CNS is now. Don’t let this generous matching donation slip away. Past board members, Robert and Susan Poole, have pledged to donate $25,000 to CNS—if we can raise $25,000 in matching gifts. In order to secure their generous pledge, we need your support! A gift to CNS has a ripple effect that reaches communities throughout the state of Oregon. Your…

CNS Awarded Grant to Support Rural Board Service

The Center for Nonprofit Stewardship received a grant from The Ford Family Foundation to uncover barriers to and opportunities for rural board service.  How many times have you heard someone say “It’s the same couple of people serving on the same boards”? One of the chief concerns that emerged from our 2017 client survey—and something that we hear from our rural clients regularly—is an increase in…

Big News: Do twice the good with one donation!

Robert and Susan Poole committed a $25,000 challenge gift to CNS! Outgoing board members Robert and Susan Poole recently decided to celebrate their longtime tenure on the CNS board of directors with an astonishing gift! They have pledged to donate $25,000 to CNS—if we can raise $25,000 in matching gifts. This tremendous and kindhearted gift shows the continued confidence the Pooles have in our mission…