Training details

calendar_today Thursday, October 14, 2021

access_time 10:30 am - 12:00 pm ET

place This training is delivered via Zoom- link will be emailed to all registrants
6815 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44103

attach_money Free

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About

"We believe that residents have this really important bundle of information about their own neighborhoods. They know about the built environment, they understand the social fabric, and they can make better decisions about how to use public spaces than anyone else... They’ve got history, they’ve got knowledge, and they’re going to be around to steward those places in the long-term too." - Erin Barnes, ioby Co-Founder and Executive Director

When faced with a community crisis--a natural disaster, a pandemic, or another unexpected local problem--the people that can best address the specifics of  the issue tend to be those already there. Community- and place-based projects spring up quickly to address an immediate need, and may not ever go so far as to form a legal nonprofit.  Deep Roots projects are small-scale, small- budget, informal, and hyper-local--and they work!

Join Nelson Beckford of the Cleveland Foundation as he talks with Dawn Arrington of ioby Cleveland and the passionate individuals creating Deep Roots projects in Northeast Ohio and beyond.  Learn about finding, founding, and funding the Deep Roots groups that support communities in times of need.

 

Additional information

By enrolling in this training, you agree to grant Candid permission to document this session with photography, film, and/or video. Material captured may be used in future publications, brochures, or other printed materials used to promote Candid. Please inform instructor if you do not agree to these conditions.

Outcomes

  • Participants will understand the concept and activities of Deep Roots groups and their impact on the communities they serve.
  • Participants will discover how to form, promote, and fundraise for a Deep Root group in their community.

Intended audience

  • All levels of experience
  • Fundraising & development staff
  • Individual grantseekers
  • Nonprofit startups

Featuring

Dawn Arrington Action Strategist ioby
Nelson Beckford Program Director, Neighborhood Revitalization & Engagement The Cleveland Foundation

By enrolling in this training, you agree to grant Candid permission to document this session with photography, film, and/or video. Material captured may be used in future publications, brochures, or other printed materials used to promote Candid. Please inform instructor if you do not agree to these conditions.