Learn How to Elevate Your Nonprofit Organization at the Feb. 27 Ignite Small Business Event

The theme of the first 2021 event, hosted by Council Member Sabrina Wooten, is “Empowering Nonprofits for Greater Impact.”

Wednesday, February 03, 2021

Learn how to take your nonprofit to the next level at the first Ignite small business event of 2021. Due to COVID-19 safety protocols, this workshop will be 100% virtual. You can gain insights about funding, management, budgeting, navigating the pandemic and more — all from the comfort of your home. The event kicks off at 9 a.m. and runs through noon.

"These seminars are designed to help small business owners and entrepreneurs grow their business," said Council Member Wooten. "Our panel of experts provide insights, tools and resources to assist with bidding on government contracts, networking, working with the City and more."

Featured speakers and topics include:

Start and Run a Nonprofit: The Nuts and Bolts of Nonprofit Organizations
Steve Lentz, Esq., Partner/Senior Counsel, Anchor Legal Group, PLC

Sustainable Budgeting: How and What to Include in Your Budget
Danielle Jones, MPA, Financial Manager for Foundations, Tidewater Community College

Funding: Where and How to Get It
Calherbe Monel, Principal, Nonprofit Startup Center

Post-COVID Management Strategies
Dr. Gary Roberts, MPA Director, Regent University

Panel Discussion: The Role of Nonprofits in the Pandemic

  • Michael Berlucchi, Virginia Beach City Council Member and Community & Government Relations Manager, Chrysler Museum of Art
  • Kate Pittman, Executive Director, ViBe District
  • Crystal Colohan, Manager, 1701
  • Stephanie Gorham, Executive Director, Volunteer Hampton Roads
  • Margaret Foltz, Executive Director, Virginia Beach Art Center
  • Steve Lentz, Partner/Senior Counsel, Anchor Legal Group, PLC
  • Jeff Hammer, Capital Campaign Fundraiser & Wealth Manager, Northwestern Mutual

View the recording of the meeting here (use password JpjTKJT3): 

Ignite Nonprofit Power: Empowering Nonprofits for Greater Impact-20210227 1415-1

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