Panel: How Local Businesses and Nonprofits Can Work Together to Create Real Change

A healthy business community and thriving area nonprofits go hand in hand. In this interactive panel discussion, participants will explore the role of effective collaboration in meeting their mission, whether as a business or as a nonprofit.

Join Prospera Business Network, the Bozeman Area Community Foundation and Downtown Bozeman Association when they present

Building Collaborative Relationships:
How Local Businesses and Nonprofits Can Work Together to Create Real Change
A Panel Discussion 

SPEAKER PANEL:
Heather Collins, Development Director, Eagle Mount
Becky Franks, Executive Director, Cancer Support Community
Lisa Rickenbaugh, Owner, Heyday
Vickie Tischendorf, CPA, JCCS, P.C.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
8:30a.m – 10:00a.m.

Holiday Inn Express
2305 Catron Street, Bozeman

$15 – includes light breakfast

Registration required by January 9
>> Click here to register

ABOUT THE EVENT:

Panelists from both the private and nonprofit sectors will provide businesses with tips and tools for processing donation requests and insights for strategically investing their donation dollars while providing nonprofit professional with guidance about how to most effectively seek support from businesses and appropriately recognize their contributions. Common accounting considerations for both parties will also be reviewed.

WHAT BUSINESSES WILL LEARN:

How to donate wisely, including

  • Assessing alignment: identifying the best opportunities to give
  • How to process donation requests and receive the recognition you want
  • Common accounting considerations for the donor

WHAT NONPROFITS WILL LEARN:

How to ask effectively, including

  • Strategies for identifying who to ask
  • Best practices for making your request
  • Essential actions after receiving the donation