Wednesdays, March 6, 13 and 20,  9 AM - Noon



$150 Registration Fee
($20 discount for OneSource Center members)


OneSource Center
936 Dalton Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45203


Ev Coleman
OneSource Center for Nonprofit Excellence





















2024 Support for Young Nonprofits Workshop 

Announcing OneSource Center's 
Workshop series for emerging 501-c charitable organizations:
"Support for Young Nonprofits"

Description: Are you the leader of an emerging nonprofit organization, looking to establish your base of community support? Our three-session, in-person workshop will connect you with tips, tactics, and tools to gain traction in fund development and to enhance your network in the community. Attendance is requested at all three sessions to increase the depth of your learning as you hear insights and questions from your peers and work on a hands-on activity. Plus, you will receive guidance from our three expert facilitators. Registration is limited to eight participants. 

Session 1:  Are you Ready? -  Wednesday, March 6
  • Review of 501-c legal requirements
  • Mission Statement
  • Audience Evaluation
  • Defining Your Scope of Service
  • The Elevator Pitch
  • The 990
Session 2: It Takes a Village -  Wednesday, March 13
  • Board Recruitment, Development, and Engagement
  • Committee Delegation
  • Key Volunteers and Staff
  • Establishing Organizational Structure
Session 3: Show Me the Money! -  Wednesday, March 20
  • Developing a funding plan
  • Understanding how to write an effective grant
  • Creating a budget that will attract funders
  • Individualized review of your program with one of the coordinators to help devise a plan to get where you need to be
  • What financial documents do you need and how to understand them
Presenters: Linda Neenan is the Founder and former Executive Director of iSPACE, an organization that provides STEM educational programs for schools and families across greater Cincinnati. She volunteers as a OneSource consultant and coach. She is currently a member of the Greater Cincinnati Immigration Task Force at Catholic Charities and continues her engagement with iSPACE. Linda was honored as one of the Cincinnati Enquirer's Women of the Year in 2014 and also received the Business Courier Second Act Award in 2016.
Elaine Dickhoner is the owner and Senior Mediator with The Conflict Management Group, and has a long history with nonprofit organizations. She serves on the grant review panels with both the National Association of Community Mediation and with the Greater Cincinnati Foundation. Her certifications include Family Law Mediator with the State of Ohio, Mediator in Healthcare and Bioethics with the International Association for Dispute Resolution, a Trainer of Workplace Conflict with Mediation Training International.

Vickie Ciotti is a nonprofit professional with more than 30 years of experience in the sector. She is the former Executive Director of the Civic Garden Center and the former Vice President of Consulting Services with OneSource Center. She is committed to continuing to support the necessary work of Cincinnati's nonprofit sector and is well-positioned to understand the obstacles and challenges facing young organizations.