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The Cedar Valley Nonprofit Association (CVNA) is a vibrant network of leaders in Northeast Iowa who amplify the voice of the nonprofit sector. CVNA is designed to include a broad range of nonprofit organizations focused in education, elder care, human services, youth services, environment, health, arts, culture, and beyond. Each member receives valuable knowledge and resources to enhance his/her organization. Together members create sustainable connections that improve outcomes for the entire Cedar Valley.
We invite staff members, board members, and volunteers. Businesses are invited to support the nonprofit network by becoming a partner or investor in the Association.
Check out our Membership page for benefits of joining the Cedar Valley Nonprofit Association and stay tuned for events & news around the Cedar Valley. Together we are moving good forward!
Grant Gurus — November 21, 2013 from 11:30am – 12:30om
Philanthropy Center (3rd floor US Bank Building, 425 Cedar Street)
Please RSVP to Jodie Muller (firstname.lastname@example.org) by noon on Nov. 19th
Spend the first 30 minutes of this session talking with Beth Knipp about the Black Hawk County Gaming Association grant funding opportunities and priorities. After this funder Q&A, plan to spend time networking with all the “gurus” in the room. Discuss recent projects, celebrate new awards, and work together to find solutions for your current grant dilemmas.
All skill levels of grant seekers are welcome, from Guru-in-Training through Master Guru.
The network was created as a partnership between the Cedar Valley Nonprofit Association
and the Association of Fundraising Professionals Northeast Iowa Chapter. The forum is
designed for professional development, information sharing, and support among members.
The Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber has an opportunity for a Chief Financial Officer to oversee the accounting and finance operations of the Alliance & Chamber and associated entities.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting with a CPA or CMA designation preferred. At least 5 years experience as a Controller, CFO or other supervisory accounting role. Proficiency in the utilization of a variety of software applications, with Dynamics Great Plains experience preferred. Competitive salary and benefit package included.
Please send cover letter, resume and references to:
email@example.com mail to Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber, 10 West Fourth Street, Suite 310, Waterloo, IA 50701. EOE
CVNA along with CUNA Mutual Foundation will be co-sponsoring a 2-day non-profit session of 7 Habits Cedar Valley (Covey)
January 23-24, 2014
Both days will be from 8:00am – 4:00pm
Allen College, Waterloo
$225 GCVAC or CVNA investor or member
Please register directly with the Cedar Valley Alliance by calling 319-232-1156 or click here to register online. Registration deadline is January 10, 2014.
CVNA will be hosting an additional workshop in regards to the Affordable Care Act. UnityPoint Health will have a trained team of experts there to educate you and to answer all of your questions.
Thursday, October 17, 2013
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Philanthropy Center (3rd Floor US Bank Building)
There is no fee for members to attend this additional workshop. To RSVP for this great educational workshop, please click here
Join Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Iowa for our 3rd annual Spooks, Spokes & Sneakers Halloween bike ride and zombie powder fun run! On September 28, 2013, costumed bike riders will trick-or-treat while runners/walkers get powdered along the Cedar Valley trail system, then join fellow participants and friends for food, fun, and music at Gateway Park in Cedar Falls.
Spooks, Spokes & Sneakers is for runners, walkers, and riders of all levels. Riders choose between the 17 mile Halloween Ride, or the 9 mile Halloweenie Ride. Both the rides and 3.5 mile fun run start at 10:00 a.m. at Gateway Park in Cedar Falls and end there as well.
$25 registration. To register click here. All proceeds of the event go to directly support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Iowa and our mentoring programs. We provide strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships to children facing adversity. Those relationships change children’s lives for the better, forever.
Please join us for a Board Training Workshop presented by Justin Tolan, CFRE on engaging Board members in fundraising.
Monday, September 30, 2013
4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Elk’s Club Ballroom
407 East Park Avenue, Waterloo
Open to board members & senior staff of CFNEIA partner nonprofits serving Black Hawk County and CVNA members. To register, please click here to register.