Training Opportunities

Maximizing the Resources and Brand of Looking for Lincoln -
Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area in Your Looking for Lincoln Community.

Looking for Lincoln is hosting a free training workshop entitled" Building and Sustaining a Successful Volunteer Program."  The workshop will address building a volunteer program, recruiting and retaining volunteers and best practices in volunteer management.

What: Looking for Lincoln is hosting a free training workshop entitled "Maximizing the Resources and Brand of Looking for Lincoln-Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area in Your Looking for Lincoln Community." This workshop will provide opportunities for the Looking for Lincoln working group members to learn more about Looking for Lincoln and the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area.

Participants will learn about:
-Programs in the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area
-Resources for Looking for Lincoln Communities
-Promotion and Marketing of the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area
-Advocacy efforts for the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area

Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 10 am to 3 pm
Old State Capitol State Historic Site
#1 Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701
RSVP by Wednesday March, 14, 2018

 

"Tips for Fundraising and Grant Writing"

Looking for Lincoln is hosting a free training workshop entitled "Tips for Fundraising and Grant Writing."  This workshop will provide opportunities for participants to learn about resource development for their organization or site.  Participants will learn about: 

  • What is resource development?
  • Grants
  • Who gives money?
  • Making Your Case for Funding
  • Vehicles for Resources development
  • Annual Giving
  • Planned Giving and long-range fundraising
  • Thank you and Follow-up
  • Selecting the right fundraiser

Two Locations 

Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 10 am to 3 pm
Museum of the Grand Prairie in Mahomet
950 N. Lombard St.
Mahomet, IL 61853
RSVP by Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Thursday, March 29, 2018, 10 am to 3 pm
Jacksonville Area CVB
310 E. State Street
Jacksonville, IL 62650

RSVP by Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Lunch will be provided during the training workshop for a cost of $10.  Please RSVP to Heather Wickens at hwickens@lookingforlincoln.com.  Please specify which training workshop you are planning to attend and any dietary restrictions.  Questions call 217-782-6817 or email hwickens@lookingforlincoln.com.

 

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