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Leadership Tallahassee's Building Better Boards: The Basics

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 11:45 am - 1:45 pm
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Event Location:
Leadership Tallahassee-A Program of the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce
300 E. Park Ave.
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Event Description:
Want to start off on the right foot as a board member? Whether you have just started service as a board member or would like to get involved in the future as a new board member, Building Better Boards: The Basics will give you tips on how to be an effective board member from the start. Learn about the roles and responsibilities of board members, the difference between governance and management, and how to understand governance and financial documents, so that your board service can be an asset to the organization from day one.

Leadership Tallahassee is offering a basic session in a small class setting (up to 15 participants). Lunch is included in your $20 registration fee.

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Leadership Tallahassee - Building Better Boards: The Basics

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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LT/Chamber Conference Room, 300 East Park Avenue


Leadership Tallahassee - Building Better Boards

Tuesday, May 05, 2015 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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TCC Workforce Development Building, 444 Appleyard Drive

For the best in board training, be sure to register for this year’s Building Better Boards on Tuesday, May 5 at TCC’s Center for Workforce Development. Presented by Leadership Tallahassee, this series of workshops has something for everyone. Cost: $40 (includes 2 workshops and box dinner with keynote speaker).

Click here for more information and registration

CHSP Funding Increase Advocacy Workshop

Friday, July 10, 2015 8:30 am - 9:45 am
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2477 Tim Gamble Place

Come to learn, discuss and have donuts/coffee.

Non-Profits: Don’t Let the Changes to the Overtime Law Scare You

Thursday, June 23, 2016 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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What: Workshop on changes to overtime rules

Presenter: Linda Bond Edwards, Attorney at Law, Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell

When: Thursday, June 23, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Where: James Moore & Co. 2nd Floor Training Room, 2477 Tim Gamble Place

Endowment Building on Steroids: Follow the Recipe

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 8:30 am - 10:00 am
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Please join us for this unique opportunity for our nonprofit endowment fundholders!

Presented by

Bryan Clontz of Charitable Solutions, Jacksonville, FL


This highly interactive session will focus on the design and implementation of a plan to grow your endowment. Bryan will discuss the best practices of board engagement, prospecting, marketing, cultivating donors, having the conversation, gift documentation and recognition. The session will be very practical and will offer specific how-to suggestions that attendees can follow - almost like an endowment building recipe!


Please bring your key Board and Staff members.


Community Foundation of North Florida
3600 Maclay Blvd. South
Suite 200
Tallahassee, FL 32312


Please RSVP to Laura Harwin, Director of Nonprofit Relations at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 222-2899 by Monday, March 19.

Space is limited, so please RSVP today!

Guide to Free Tobacco Cessation Resources for Your Staff and the People You Serve

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Learn about practical and applicable tobacco cessation resources for your staff and the people you serve.

Lunch provided by the Big Bend Area Health Education Center.

Click here to register.

Supporting Recovery through Trauma Informed Connection

Friday, April 27, 2018 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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This workshop will explore the power of connection and the science of trauma. Everyone is recovering from some event whether it be a single incident or a lifetime battle with addiction. Although the experiences may be different, a strong support system for anyone in recovery is invaluable.

Although the discussion will center on supporting other people in recovery, the principles of connection and the impact that one person can have in the life of a recovering individual applies to all. Come join us as we talk about practical ways to apply this information with all of the clients we encounter.


  • Jennifer Travieso RCSWI, Family Services Supervisor, DISC Village
  • Kristyn “KT” Robinson, MSW, RCSWI, CWC, Big Bend Community Based Care

CEUs offered

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How to Fundraise on Facebook

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Want to fundraise on Facebook this giving season but not sure where to get started?

Join us for a FREE hands-on workshop to prepare your organization for Facebook fundraisers on #GivingTuesday and beyond!

Sarah Tyson Alfano, SalterMitchell PR's social media manager, will walk you through the steps of getting set up to fundraise on Facebook and share best practices.

Space is limited and registration through Eventbrite is required.


When attending the workshop, please bring a laptop and have the following documentation readily available in an electronic form:

  1. Your organization's official name, address, contact info, tax ID, and nonprofit category.
  2. Your CEO or executive director's name, date of birth, and business address.
  3. A legible bank statement or official bank letter dated within the last 3 months.

Lunch will not be provided. Please feel free to bring a brown bag lunch.

Doing Good While Doing Well: Developing Successful Business & Non-Profit Partnerships

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 11:15 am - 12:30 pm
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The Lunch & Learn Series is a free monthly workshop conducted by local business experts, Chamber board members and associates of our Chamber partners. The workshops feature a wide variety of topics that are helpful for anyone involved with a business, from owners and managers to entry-level employees. This is a free event for Chamber members.

Moderator: Heidi Otway, Salter>Mitchell PR


  • Dena Strickland, Boys Town North Florida
  • Dale Tadlock, Tadlock Roofing
  • Colette Podgorski, FSU Foundation

Join us for a panel discussion on the value of partnerships between businesses and non-profits and how it can be beneficial for both organizations. Learn more about Giving Tuesday and the value of partnering with a non-profit throughout the giving season. We'll swap success stories and best practices and attendees leave with a better understanding of these win-win partnerships.

Presenting Sponsor: WCTV

Program Sponsor: Florida Blue



Grant Management Workshop

Friday, September 28, 2018
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On Friday, September 28, 2018, Leon County and the City of Tallahassee will hold two joint grant management workshops. The 2018/19 County and City contracts will be issued at the workshops. Please be advised that attendance at one of the workshops, highlighted below, is a mandatory requirement. If you have a scheduling conflict, please send another agency representative.

The workshops will be held in the community room of the Amtrack building located at 918 Railroad Ave.

Schedule of Workshops:

  • Session 1: 10:00-11:30 AM
  • Session 2: 2:00-3:30 PM

Due to limited available seating, please RSVP Tiffany Robinson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 5:00 PM on Monday, September 24, 2018. If you have any questions, please call Tiffany at 850-606-1900.

Engage, Inform & Influence

Friday, September 28, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Join the Center for the Study and Promotion of Communities, Families, and Children at the FSU College of Social Work for the Inaugural Research Lecture Series: Engage, Inform & Influence

On Friday, September 28, 2018, from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. with a reception to follow.

Presenter Dr. Samantha Goldfarb, Assistant Professor at the FSU College of Medicine and College of Human Sciences will discuss “Substance Use During Pregnancy: Time for Policy to Catch Up with Research”

The event is free for all attendees. CEUs are available. Space is limited. Registration is encouraged. Register at: http://bit.ly/CFC_Workshop92818

Building Better Boards

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 11:45 am - 1:30 pm
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Know someone who is new to nonprofit board service? Or, are you a long-time board member who wants a refresh on basic roles and responsibilities? Either way, LT offers a lunchtime session, Building Better Boards: The Basics that provides information to be a more confident board member. Learn the difference between governance and management, become more familiar with various board legal documents and how to read a financial to make you an asset to any nonprofit board. This session is offered in a small class setting (up to 15 participants). Lunch is included in your $20 registration fee. Our next session is Wednesday, October 10, from 11:45 am to 1:30 pm

Register here!

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