> Nov. 6- Dec. 11-- The new OMB (Office of Management and Budget) Uniform Guidance mandates a minimum of 10% overhead in government-nonprofit contracts that include federal dollars, along with other changes in direct/indirect cost classification and approved purchasing procedures. Presented by CalNonprofits, this 3 webinar series is designed to assist nonprofit accountants and CFO's with the best strategies for navigating these new regulations and understanding overhead. Click HERE to find out more and register.
> Nov. 7- Dec. 12--Next Gardening Certificate Training Launching at Kawaikini in November!Dr. Adam Asquith of Kealia Farms will be leading our next Gardening Certificate Training at Kawaikini PCS in Lihue! In just 5 Saturdays, participants will install a large-scale school garden from scratch, while receiving classroom and hands-on education in gardening basics.Topics covered include: Nov. 7th: Planning, Design, & Plant Selection, Nov. 14th: Soil, Compost, Mulching & Amendments, Nov. 21st: Plants & Seeds, Dec. 5th: Pests & Problems, Dec. 12th: Garden Maintenance & Harvesting. The course is $50, or FREE after you volunteer for 24 hours in the school garden within 6 months. Our last class at Kanuikapono filled up its 40 spots quickly, so if you'd like to participate, you can apply for the program .
> Nov. 9-- HANO presents Connecting for Healthy Communities Presentation and Listening Session featuring Dr. Keawe'aimoku Kaholokula, Matthew Nagato and Andrew Aoki. What does it take to have a healthy, thriving community? Safe, affordable housing, a clean natural environment (water, air, green space), fresh, quality food options, quality education, affordable, reliable transportation are just a few things that affect the health and vitality of our community. Hawaii's nonprofit organizations provide many of the health, social and environmental services that keep our communities healthy. At this half-day training, presenters will share more about these vital social determinants of health and how nonprofits can partner strategically to increase the health of Hawaii's people and communities as well as organizational sustainability. After the presentations, we'd like to hear from YOU! Please stay for a facilitated, town-hall style conversation so we can: Hear your thoughts on the most critical issues related to community health statewide, inventory existing nonprofit services to address these needs and where the gaps are, perceive potential partnerships for action. Click HERE to register and find out more.
> Nov. 9-10 — BoadSource presents the BoardSource Leadership Forum, the nation’s largest annual convening of nonprofit board leaders, at the sheraton New Orleans Hotel. Every year, more than 800 board members, chief executives, staff and nonprofit professionals convene to discuss the newest thinking and best practices in nonprofit governance. Through plenary sessions, workshops, discussions, debates, presentations and networking events, participants learn how to guide their organizations toward greater impact and mission fulfillment. Who should attend: Nonprofit board members, chief executives, staff, funders, corporate social responsibility leaders, researchers and consultants committed to building effective nonprofit boards and strengthening nonprofit organizations and the communities they serve. Click HERE for more information and to register.
> Nov. 17 — The Association of Fundraising Professionals Aloha Chapter presents “Sustainability Starts with You,” the 2015 National Philanthropy Day Luncheon and Conference, from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Sheraton Waikiki in Honolulu. Do you know an outstanding young person, corporation or volunteer who has gone above and beyond to help the community? Click HERE to review the award categories and nominate your favorites by July 17.
> Nov. 19-- What makes a story newsworthy? What are some effective ways to approach a media outlet to pitch a story? What can we do to encourage more coverage of youth issues? To present youth in positive ways in the news? How can we respond to coverage of an issue or an organization in order to provide more balanced or positive coverage? What should youth workers o to prepare for media coverage? The Hawaii Youth Services Network presents The Media and Non-profits: How to Get Your Story Out featuring Rick Blangiardi, General Manager of Hawaii News Now on November 19. Click HERE to register.
> Thursday, Nov. 20 — Healthy Mother Healthy Babies presents “From Couple to Parents: Better Than Ever after Baby,” a “Becoming a Mother” workshop highlighting practices and principles that will help new parents, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Waikiki Community Center, 310 Paoakalani Ave., Suite 202A, Honolulu. A $15 donation is suggested per couple. For tickets, visit Facebook.com/hawaiihmhb.
> Nov. 30-- The Hawaii Meth Project will be hosting statewide Meth Awareness Week activities from November 30 to December 5, 2015. Events will include social conversations online, dramatizing the dangerous and devastating effects of Meth, accompanied by school and community-based programming across the state. To find out more and see how you can get involved, click HERE.