Our sincere thanks to Joy Slusarek, Chairperson of the Northshire Nonprofit Network for passing along this news announcement and a reminder to contact Coordinator@commongoodvt.org with news announcements, upcoming events, job openings and other information for us to share with our partners across the state of Vermont!
NONPROFIT SUPPORT SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THE VERMONT COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
The next meeting of the Northshire Nonprofit Network is this Friday, July 6th at 8AM at the Mark Skinner Library in Manchester Village. Hope to see you there and Happy 4th of July!
This month’s speaker will be Jen Peterson, Vice President for Grantmaking at the Vermont Community Foundation. The topic will be VCF’s nonprofit support services, including new programming initiatives. Please check out http://www.vermontcf.org/services-for-nonprofits/ for a look at some of the information in advance of Friday’s meeting.
Jen also would appreciate any commentary or insight on the closing of United Way in Bennington County as she prepares for a needs assessment on what that loss means and what the value is in United Way of Vermont trying to reinstate a United Way presence in the area.
More on Jen Peterson: In her role, she directs the programmatic initiatives of the Foundation including grantmaking which involves a number of grant rounds that support a breadth of issues address by organizations across the state as well as supporting the Foundation’s fundholders in their charitable giving as well. Prior to coming to the VCF, Jen worked for 13 years at Planned Parenthood of Northern New England (PPNNE) as their Annual Fund Director. In her career at PPNNE, she gained significant leadership and management experience running their foundation and governments grants efforts and overseeing the development department.