Nonprofit Workshop Series

The UCA Division of Outreach and Community Engagement and United Way of Central Arkansas offer a series of workshops geared specifically toward the needs of our local nonprofit agencies.

All workshops are FREE and open to government and nonprofit professionals. If you have questions about the series, please contact Lesley Graybeal, Service-Learning Program Coordinator, at 501-852-7416 or email her at



UCA Service-Learning Community Partner Breakfast & Summit
MON; AUG 15 | 8:00 AM-12:00 PM | BHCC, UCA

Join the UCA Service-Learning Program and United Way of Central Arkansas as we kick off the Nonprofit Workshop Series with breakfast and collaborative interaction with UCA service-learning faculty and community partners. Participants will learn about how to set up and maintain a service-learning partnership, as well as other ways to get involved with UCA students and faculty, and will engage in workshops focused on using our resources collectively to meet community needs.

Strategic Planning and Board Management
THURS; OCT 6 | 9:00-11:00 AM | UCA Downtown
Dr. Jeff Standridge

Logic Models and Outcomes Measurement for Nonprofits
THURS; NOV 3 | 9:00-11:00 AM | UCA Downtown
Angela Pinckard-Hale

Insider Tips from the Grantmakers

THURS; FEB 2 | 9:00-11:00 AM | UCA Downtown
Maret Cahill-Wicks, Gloria Cheshier, and Abby Hughes Holsclaw

Situational Awareness & Preparing for Emergencies

THURS; MAR 2 | 9:00-11:00 AM | UCA PD Outreach Center (2125 College Ave., Conway, AR)
Lt. Brad Moore

BoardThe UCA Division of Outreach and Community Engagement and the Arkansas Community Foundation/Faulkner County will offer a four-week Nonprofit Board Development Workshop Series beginning September 21, 2016 from 4-6pm. Registration is $50 for a team of up to four people per nonprofit organization, and teams should plan to attend all four sessions. Please contact Lesley Graybeal at 501-852-7416 or with questions. Registration closes September 7.

ARCF/UCA Nonprofit Board Development Workshop Series
WED; SEPT 21-OCT 12 | 4:00 PM-6:00 PM | UCA Downtown

Workshop Topics:

  • 9/21: Strategic Storytelling Competency: Tell it Like a Pro!
  • 9/28: Running Your Nonprofit Like a Business:  Business Planning and Outcomes Measurement
  • 10/5: The ABC’s & 123’s of your Nonprofit: Compliance, Standards, Fiduciary Roles, and Basic Finance
  • 10/12: Got Mission & Vision, What about Culture? Board Culture and Committees