Nonprofit Network

Program Schedule


Tuesday, June 11, 2019
3:45 pm5:00 pm
Livingston Food Resource Center
Discovering Wellness Information Session

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
11:30 am1:30 pm
Shane Lalni Center for the Arts

Wednesday, May 15th from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm at the Shane Lalani Center for the Arts.

Are you wanting to organize your organization's information or learn more from your donor data, but don't know where to start? Is your non-profit storing everything in Excel spreadsheets? Do you have a donor database but no one is using it? Are you wanting to learn more about donor databases in general? Join us for the May Nonprofit Network! 

Topics to be covered: Why a donor database can be invaluable to your organization. Types of information do you store in a database Costs of databases and what kind of staff/skills are needed to utilize them. Rachel will be giving a demonstration of Salesforce as an example database (she is a Salesforce Administrator). 

About Rachel Regan: Rachel LOVES her non-profit database. She is the Database and Development Systems Manager at American Prairie Reserve, and has been working with databases for 7+ years. She is a co-leader of the Bozeman Salesforce Non-Profit User group. She is using APR's database, not only to store historic information about their network and donors, but to help drive future cultivation and stewardship of donors, and learn from and improve APR's fundraising efforts.

Thursday, March 7, 2019
9:00 am3:00 pm
Shane Lalni Center for the Arts
Nonprofit Leadership & Stewardship Training

We are partnering with Montana Nonprofit Association to bring their Nonprofit Board Leadership + Stewardship training to Livingston!

Cost: $25 early-bird, $30 after March 1
*The normal cost of this workshop is $89, however we want to make it accessible to everyone who wants to attend so we are sponsoring the event!


For nonprofit leaders and board members!

Legal responsibilities, strategic vision, financial stewardship… Board Members have a lot on their plates. Whether you are a seasoned board member or a new recruit, this workshop will cover all you need to know to become an excellent board member.

About the Presenter
Liz Moore joined the Montana Nonprofit Association as Executive Director in 2011. She previously worked for the Rocky Mountain Development Council, a community action agency serving south-central Montana, for 16 years. In that role, Liz worked with the Head Start program, Low Income Energy Assistance Program, Montana Youth Homes, Homelessness Prevention and Rehousing, and a variety of other human services programs. In her 25 years working and volunteering in the nonprofit sector, Liz was a founding board member for Family Promise of Greater Helena, served on the board of ExplorationWorks!, a museum of science and culture, and co-founded HATCH, the Helena Action Coalition on Homelessness. She served on the Region III Disability Services QIC Editorial Board, the Montana Continuum of Care Coalition, the Montana NAMIWalk Steering Committee, The Montana Behavioral Initiative (MBI) Council, Montana Children’s Bill of Rights Task Force, and the Montana Office of Public Instruction Comprehensive System for Professional Development Council.


Please call our office at 406-224-3920 with any questions!

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
5:30 pm8:00 pm
Shane Lalni Center for the Arts
Ingredients for Successful Strategic Planning

Planning is a key element of nonprofit management and decision-making. Successful strategic planning helps organizations fulfill their missions with maximum efficiency and impact. During this workshop board volunteers and staff leaders will learn about the benefits of planning and what it takes to develop and implement both strategic and annual plans.

About the Presenter
Peggy M. Owens, CFRE, is a trainer, consultant and coach for organizations with an emphasis on fundraising, board development, strategic planning and meeting facilitation. Over thirty years of experience with a proven record of success in nonprofit consulting, administration and fund development, Peggy has a wide range of experience both as a nonprofit executive and board leader. She is the founding chair of the Montana Nonprofit Association Board of Directors and a former board member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Montana Chapter. She received her certification as a fundraising executive in 2004.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
11:00 am1:00 pm
Shane Lalani Center for the Arts
Nonprofit Network: Grant Writing

This Grant Writing workshop with Julie Rodda will kick-off the Park County Community Foundation's 2019 grant cycle! Whether you're new to grant writing or an experienced grant writer, please join us to brush up on your skills!

At this workshop you can expect to learn about:
• Converting ideas into fundable projects
• Navigating grant opportunities and identifying which are worth your time
• Identifying the key elements of a successful proposal
• Working through the general outline of the Community Foundation grant application

The Park County Community Foundation grant cycle will open January 16 and close on March 6. This is a great opportunity to brush up on your grant writing skills!

This workshop is free and open to the public. Please register ahead of time (click the blue box in the upper right hand corner to register)
Bring your lunch, we will have some goodies to celebrate the new year and kick off the 2019 grant cycle!