What is the Third Thursday Society?
The Third Thursday Society is a monthly networking and educational opportunity for nonprofit staff and board members sponsored by the Community Foundation of the New River Valley. Sessions are held on the third Thursday of the month at Lucie Monroe’s Coffee Company at 1600 Roanoke Street in Christiansburg. Networking begins at 7:30 am, with the program at 8:00 am. Sessions are free and open to the public. Upcoming sessions will be posted on our events page, please register and join us!
April 20, 2017 – Taking Full Advantage of Your Click & Pledge Account
Organizations that sign up to be a part of GiveBigNRV get access to ALL of the tools Click & Pledge offers. Chris McAdams and Matt Sutherland of Click & Pledge walked through how to use these tools to raise money for your mission.
March 16, 2017: Tell Your Story with Simple, Online Video Tools
Delie Wilkens walked participants through how to use simple, low-cost online tools like biteable and animoto to make videos for their organizations.
February 16, 2017 – The Hunt for Nonprofit Space
This interactive session invited participants to share their adventures in finding an office and program space, to discuss ideal features, and to explore opportunities for co-location and collaboration.
November 17, 2016 – Harnessing the Power of Student Volunteers
Catherine Cotrupi of VT Engage and Dr. Erin Webster-Garrett of the Radford University Scholar-Citizen Initiative provided resources for working with university students via volunteer opportunities, service learning projects, and student organizations.
October 20, 2016 – Supporting Documents for Grant Applications
Many granting agencies, including the Community Foundation, require supporting documents to be included with applications such as an operating budget, financial statement, or 501c3 letter. This session provided an overview of required documents for the grant review process.