When

Wednesday February 5, 2014 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM CST
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Where

St. Louis Public Library 
1301 Olive St
St. Louis, MO 63103
 

 
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Contact

Nonprofit Missouri 
Nonprofit Missouri 
573-635-0745 
info@nonprofitmissouri.org 
 

Advocacy Update for Nonprofits 

Area nonprofit professionals and board members are invited to attend a brief update from Nonprofit Missouri, hosted in tandem with the St. Louis Public Library, on governmental and regulatory issues affecting the nonprofit sector on the national and state levels.  This will be a discussion led by professionals experienced with the nonprofit and political arenas.  

These professionals experienced with the nonprofit and political arenas will speak at the Feb. 5, 4-5:30 pm Advocacy Update from Nonprofit Missouri at Central Library:
  • Kevin Drollinger, Executive Director, Epworth Children and Family Services, with a firsthand account of advocacy as a nonprofit professional;
  • Ryan Barker, Vice President, Health Policy, Missouri Foundation For Health, on advocacy from a funder's perspective, and why it's important to support nonprofit advocacy; and
  • Amy Blouin, Executive Director, Missouri Budget Project, on lessons learned from advocating directly with legislatures.

The program will also include an overview of how nonprofits can and cannot advocate,  Information on how to participate in Nonprofit Missouri's annual Nonprofit Advocacy Day in Jefferson City on Feb. 19, and an opportunity for Q&A. Both this free event and Nonprofit Advocacy Day are open to both members and nonmembers of Nonprofit Missouri. Docent-led tours of the St. Louis Public Library's recently renovated Central building will be available after the meeting which is cosponsored by Nonprofit Missouri and the Grants & Foundation Center at the St. Louis Public Library.

Light refreshments and docent-led tours of the St. Louis Public Library’s recently renovated Central building will be available at the meeting which is cosponsored by Nonprofit Missouri and the Grants & Foundation Center at Central Library.

This event is free of charge.