In 2007, St. Louis joined the ranks of other cities offering a network for those interested in women’s issues and funding them. The Women’s Foundation of Greater Saint Louis welcomes the support of anyone committed to changing the societal landscape for women and girls. It is committed to strategic funding practices built on community dialogue, extensive research and prioritization of community need. At the heart of the Foundation is its commitment to women and girls. Research has shown that empowering women strengthens communities. Investing in the potential of change led by women will impact our region, our nation and our world.
Through the leadership of the Women’s Funding Network, women’s foundations have gained national momentum over the past two decades. As women have empowered themselves, their capacity to help others deepens. As a result, the model of women helping and funding women has developed strong roots in major metropolitan areas and in smaller communities throughout the nation. Join with us in this important work.
Seeking Solutions Symposium
for issues facing St. Louis women & girls
Leveraging data and technology to advance your organization’s mission
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Join the Women’s Foundation of Greater St. Louis for our second annual symposium. This year we will hear from local experts and nonprofit leaders who will share their knowledge and experiences on the topic of data and technology. Participants will also have an opportunity to share their stories and network.
Leslie Scheuler, PhD
Director of Impact Evaluation, The Mission Center
The effective nonprofit knows how to make the best of data-what to collect, how to collect it, and how to use it for both reporting to stakeholders and using it to improve program, and organizational effectiveness. Leslie Scheuler, PhD, will give an overview of tools for defining the kinds of data your organization needs to collect (like client outcomes and quality indicators), systems that can be used for organizing and analyzing data (from Excel to hosted systems like Efforts to Outcomes), and strategies for reporting to funders and boards.
Kathy Lambert, CEO, Co-Founder and Donna May, Program Manager
Connections to Success
Case Study: From Post-its to High Impact:
In the last 17 years, Connections to Success has successfully transformed its data management systems and gone from a small start-up using post-its, spreadsheets and best intentions to a nationally recognized high-impact organization tracking multi-level data across multiple states. Learn how to transfer the use of data to performance measures that impact your organizations effectiveness and sustainability.
Peer to peer discussion on challenges and solutions.
Networking & Lunch
Regional Arts Commission
6128 Delmar Boulevard
$20 (includes lunch)
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