Category: Classes & Training

Funding Alert – Grants and Opportunities

Funding News and Grant Tips Episcopal Health Foundation has announced a $10 million plan to help address the long-term impact of COVID-19, including a grant program, an emergency loan fund, and a research project. The grant program will help current grantees and partners continue their operations during the public health emergency with a focus on those directly involved in COVID-19 response and serving disproportionately affected… Read more »

Enroll for FREE classes on GCBO’s Online Bird School – learn something fascinating!

Welcome to GCBO’s Online Bird School!   Stuck at home in your nest? In these trying times, we thought it would be a cool idea to publish some online lessons about birds, conservation, and more!   Kids and adults who are staying home can become birders, researchers, and wildlife advocates from their living rooms. Right now, we have ten courses, all of which are… Read more »

Write Right Now Next Saturday! And Introducing Small Wonders WithLisa Huffaker

We’re excited to announce 2 FREE ONLINE events starting soon! Write Right Now! Un(b)locking Your Writing Through Prompts with Joe Milazzo   Saturday, April 25th | 1pm FREE Online RSVP Here   Join us for an afternoon of linguistic invention to help start getting words down on the page. Led by local favorite Joe Milazzo, you’ll choose from a huge array of creative writing… Read more »

Learn how to take some of the data your organization is collecting and lay it out in a way that is coherent to your supporters

Do you want to share your nonprofit’s impact? Attend our Data Visualization workshop on Thursday, Aug. 16. This workshop will dive into the way people process content and the information they are seeking. In this workshop we will learn how to take some of the data your organization is collecting and lay it out in a way that is coherent to your supporters. Numbers… Read more »

Dallas’ Writer’s Garret this August

It’s August! Summer is passing fast,and there’s plenty of things to do with The Writer’s Garret! Didn’t get a chance to nab your spot for Deep Ellum Blues this Saturday? Not to worry! We’ll ride the rails again on August 11th! Rail Writers: Deep Ellum Blues IIwith Lisa HuffakerSaturday, August 11th | 3:30-8:30pmAges 21 and up | FREE (ONLINE SIGNUP REQUIRED)   On this journey… Read more »

Wildlife Photography Presentation and Workshops

Kevin Karlson, expert wildlife photographer, will be on site at GCBO Friday October 5th to present his work on the recently published “Birds of Prey” book. He will talk about the different groups of raptors found in North America, sharing his photos and his raptor field stories with us. A $5 donation is suggested for admittance. Kevin will be available to sign copies of… Read more »

Design your annual budget

Use your budget as a planning tool to reach short and long-term financial goals. Take our Budget Basics workshop on Thursday, June 14, to learn how you can create an effective budget process that aligns with your programs and mission. An annual budget is a planning tool that helps nonprofit organizations develop short-term financial plans to reflect and reach long-term financial goals related to… Read more »

Free College Prep Summer Camp

The Center for P-16 Initiatives at Texas State University has extended the application deadline for the 2018 College Access Project (C.A.P.) Summer Leadership Camp to June 1. Area high school students who will be entering their junior or senior year in fall 2018 are eligible to apply for this free four-day camp, held June 5-8, at the Texas State campus in San Marcos. C.A.P.… Read more »

The Health and Humanities Pop-Up Institute

The Health & Humanities Pop-Up Institute is a collaboration between the Office of the Vice President of Research and the Humanities Institute at the University of Texas at Austin through the following endowments: the Holloway Centennial Lectureship, the Hoffman Centennial Lectureship, the Kidd Centennial Lectureship, and the Ho Distinguished Lecture in China Studies Endowment. Additional support comes from the College of Liberal Arts, the Department of English, and the Dell Medical School.