Nonprofit Trainings

In order to help nonprofits in our community put their best foot forward, the FM Area Foundation conducts periodic trainings to help nonprofit staff grow in their professional development.

  • Everything I Needed to Know About Fundraising, I Learned in Kindergarten

    Organization:FM Area Foundation Nonprofit Learning Series Date: Feb. 25, 2020 Time: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Location:FM Area Foundation Community Room 409 7th Street South Fargo, ND

    This presentation will provide a fun and interactive session on fundraising basics with some tips for seasoned fundraisers, too. This will be great for those who need to grow their skills with the relationship part of fundraising!

    FREE to attend. Registration is required.

    Presenters: Trenton Gerads, Development Director,  The Village Family Service Center and Brittney Hogan, Special Events Coordinator, The Village Family Service Center 


  • Flourishing: Workplace Well-Being Education Series - D.R.E.S.S for {Health} Success

    Organization:FM Area Foundation Learning Series Date: Mar. 26, 2020 Time: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Location:FM Area Foundation Community Room 409 7th Street Fargo, ND 58103

    Did you know that 60% of the workforce is battling some type of health issue? This greatly impacts organizational performance. Workplace wellness programs are a vital component to operational strategy for all types of organizations, including nonprofits – they can help lower healthcare spend, boost employee engagement, and can be effective recruitment/retention tools. 

    In this training, learn about cost-effective, easy-to-implement ways to have an impact on the health, well-being, and performance of your employees through Flourishing: Workplace Well-Being Education Series.

    D.R.E.S.S. for [Health] Success

    The first step is for organizations can help their employees D.R.E.S.S. for health success. Learn about 5 vital behaviors you and your employees should be practicing on a daily basis to improve health, boost performance, and increase the quality of life!

    Presenter: Andrew Scott, Executive Officer, Flourish Wellness Ecosystem 

    FREE to attend. Registration is required.