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The George Foundation
Community Resources Division
The Community Resources Division will focus on forming effective partnerships and collaborations to offer a positive impact within the community of Fort Bend. As a catalyst for community excellence, the division will research, identify and implement programming to inform and educate the community-at-large on issues impacting the quality of life for the community.
Are you interested in learning more about the Leadership for Nonprofit Excellence Class? This is an eight-month program for Board and Staff members of nonprofits in Fort Bend County. The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with The George Foundation, designed this program to make nonprofit organizations stronger and better equipped to serve the community. This program combines a real-world, organization-based perspective with current thinking and concrete skills to facilitate strengthening the capacity and effectiveness of the Fort Bend nonprofit sector.
*Contains 2013/2014 Schedule of Sessions
If you are interested in joining this beneficial program, please contact Matthew Ferraro at firstname.lastname@example.org or 281.491.2497.
Fort Bend Volunteers connects potential volunteers with non-profit organizations. Volunteers search Fort Bend Volunteers for opportunities in their community. When volunteers see a listing they are interested in, they simply click on it to connect with the organization and get involved.
If you are interested in this beneficial program, please contact Juliette Bloomer at Juliette@fortbendcc.org or 281.566.2161.
YIP Team is formed by bringing together Fort Bend County junior and senior high school students and providing them the unique opportunity to experience how volunteerism and philanthropy coexist to serve their community. Over the next school year (2011-2012), the team of selected students will embark on a journey to strengthen their connections with their community as well as with each other. The YIP Team will participate in site visits and volunteer projects with area nonprofit organizations to increase their knowledge of the Fort bend County nonprofit sector. At the conclusion of the school year, with their new knowledge and understanding of the community and the many organizations providing services to its residents, the YIP Team will evaluate local charities and put philanthropy into action by awarding monetary grants to participating nonprofits.