The Association of Fundraising Professionals Southern Colorado Chapter is committed to refining and improving the development community. They host a quarterly Lunch and Learn speaker series on a variety of development topics. They are also responsible for the Summit on Philanthropy, an all-day training featuring a national speaker. Both with member and non-member rates. To encourage a broad audience, they host a free monthly mixer that is open to anyone interested in fundraising.
The Colorado Nonprofit Association believes nonprofits are essential to a better quality of life for those in our community. They connect people and organizations with the resources they need, act as a voice for the nonprofit sector, and promote best practices for nonprofit organizations to follow. They offer roundtable discussions for members on development, human resources, volunteers, and CFOs every month. They also offer workshops on a variety of nonprofit topics, for both members and non-members. Members can have access to their nonprofit help desk and pro bono legal advice. Their website also provides sample policies and forms.
Community Resource Center creates opportunities, tools and strategies to develop nonprofits and community groups to strengthen Colorado. They host the Colorado Grants Guide, which PPLD subscribes to, offers workshops on a variety of nonprofit topics across the State of Colorado. They publish a Starting a Nonprofit workbook.