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Resourceful Communities offers a variety of training opportunities to strengthen community programming. Our trainings are designed to meet the needs of grassroots organizations and take many forms:  workshops, individual trainings, and peer learning visits. Support is provided at no-cost.

We hope you’ll join us at one of our network events listed below.  Keep an eye on our Facebook page for additional information or give us a call if you have questions!

Resourceful Communities 2017 Fall Workshops


SEPTEMBER

Grassroots Convening 21: RESCHEDULED!
January 17-18, 2018
Caraway Conference Center
Sophia, NC 



OCTOBER

October 4 | Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL) Learning Circle - Western NC
Park Lunch-and-Learn: Active Living in Natural Spaces
Lake Norman State Park 
759 State Park, Troutman

October 17 | Fundraising – Western, NC 
Participants at this one-day workshop will explore the basics: identify what your organization needs, how to know if you're a fit for a funder, and how to communicate your message to cultivate support.
Foothills Higher Education Center
2128 South Sterling Street, Morganton
Registration ends October 6 so be sure to register here.

October 18 | Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL) Learning Circle - Eastern NC
Park Lunch-and-Learn: Active Living in Natural Spaces
Explore the benefits of getting outdoors, how to use our state parks and simple strategies to get moving. 
Cliffs of the Neuse State Park
240 Park Entrance Road, Seven Springs
Registration ends October 6 so be sure to register here.

October 24 | Fundraising – Eastern NC 
Participants at this one-day workshop will explore the basics: identify what your organization needs, how to know if you're a fit for a funder, and how to communicate your message to cultivate support.
Rock Springs Center
4025 Highway 43 North, Greenville
Registration ends October 18 so be sure to register here.


NOVEMBER

November 1| Peer Learning Visit
Leading Into New Communities 
Wilmington, NC

November 2 | Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL) Learning Circle - Eastern NC 
Local, Healthy Food:  Increase Access and Reduce Waste
Tired of throwing away veggies?  Looking for healthy food for your community?  Explore strategies to get healthy food and get them to the people who need them most.
Black Creek United Methodist Church
200 Church Street, Black Creek (near Wilson)
Registration ends October 25 so be sure to register here.

November 9 | Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL) Learning Circle - Western NC 
Local, Healthy Food:  Increase Access and Reduce Waste
Tired of throwing away veggies?  Looking for healthy food for your community?  Explore strategies to get healthy food and get them to the people who need them most.
Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture Food Hub
171 Grand Boulevard, Boone
Registration ends October 25 so be sure to register here.

November 17| Peer Learning Visit
Green Rural Redevelopment Organization and Working Landscapes 
Henderson and Warrenton, NC

November 30 | Garden Fail Fest: Celebrating Our Successes and Challenges
Chestnut Ridge Camp and Retreat Center 
4300 Camp Chestnut Ridge Road, Efland


2018 Save The Dates!


January 17-18 | Grassroots Convening: Go Local: Build Power, Partnerships and Impact
Camp Caraway Conference Center 
4756 Caraway Mountain Road, Sophia (near Asheboro)

May 3-4 | Healthy Eating Active Living Convening - Eastern NC
TBD

May 23 | Healthy Eating Active Living Convening
TBD

 


The following information applies to all events:


COST:  There is no charge to attend, but ALL participants must register in advance.

MEALS:  Snacks and lunch will be provided as needed.

MILEAGE ALLOWANCE:  A mileage allowance is provided, limit one allowance per car.

LODGING:  Lodging is offered to those driving more than 2 hours to the workshop closest to your home.

QUESTIONS?  Contact Donna Pratt at dpratt@conservationfund.org.