MLA Plecas and UFV hosting free workshop for non-­profits — Feb 6

Abbotsford-South MLA Dr. Darryl Plecas, in partnership with the University of the Fraser Valley, will host a free, half-day workshop for Abbotsford non‐profit organizations.

The event will take place on Fri, Feb 6,  from 1–4:30 pm.

The day will feature keynotes addresses from Kevin McCord, president & CEO of the The Vancouver Foundation, who will be speaking on ‘Sustainable Funding for  Non-­Profits’ and Suzanne Ferguson, executive director of Labour Market Programs for the Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training, who will be speaking on ‘Leveraging  the BC-­‐Canada Jobs Grant for Non‐Profit Organizations’.

The day will also feature presentations  by Justin P. Goodrich, managing partner at Giesbrecht, Goodrich & Co. who will be speaking on ‘Advocacy & Government Relations for Non-‐Profits’ and Madeleine Hardin,  a UFV associate professor, who  will be  speaking on ‘How  to Write an  Effective Grant’.

Designed as part of an ongoing community engagement program, Plecas noted  that part of public service is identifying needs  in our community and playing our  part in  helping  to meet those needs. “This is also a great opportunity for us to  showcase an  awesome program that will have tangible benefits for participants.”

“UFV is pleased to host this event and engage with our community partners in discussions  about our common values and how best to develop the coordinated actions needed to address community  challenges,” noted UFV president  Mark Evered.

To register, please contact Amber Born at 604.744.0700. Doors  open at 12:50pm in the lecture theatre (B101) on the UFV Abbotsford  campus.

7 Responses to MLA Plecas and UFV hosting free workshop for non-­profits — Feb 6

  1. Kory January 24, 2015 at 1:26 pm #

    Hi I am a professor at Summit Pacific College and teach Not For Profit Leadership. I am wondering if I can bring a small group of students to this seminar. Thanks so much for considering, Kory Sorenen

    • Anne Russell January 28, 2015 at 1:31 pm #

      Hi Kory, please contact Amber Born at 604.744.0700 with your question.

  2. Gloria Tam January 28, 2015 at 1:22 pm #

    I won’t be able to attend due to work. Would you consider recording and posting it somewhere? Thank you.

  3. Alexis February 4, 2015 at 4:28 am #

    Are any UFV students aloud to attend the lecture?

    • Anne Russell February 4, 2015 at 11:02 pm #

      Yes, you are welcome to attend, Alexis.

  4. min February 5, 2015 at 11:31 pm #

    Will it be all right for a ufv student to attend the lecture ? But could be a little later due to morning class?

    • Anne Russell February 6, 2015 at 9:00 am #

      Yes Min, you are welcome to attend.