Nonprofit Workshop Series

Join the UCA Service-Learning Program as we kick off the academic year 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.

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

The UCA Division of Outreach and Community Engagement partners with United Way of Central Arkansas to offer a series of professional development workshops for nonprofits. 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 Director, at 501-852-7416 or email her at

Engaging the Eight Sectors of Your Community
Are you engaging the key sectors of the community? Join us for our learning and networking session planned with~the purpose of providing participants direction and resources for developing strong, mutually-beneficial relationships with communities and other community organizations.
TUES; OCT 3 | 9:00-11:00 AM UCA Downtown
Karen Walker

Event Planning Tips and Tricks
TUES; NOV 7 | 9:00-11:00 AM UCA Downtown
Melanie Watson

Volunteer Management

TUES; FEB 6 | 9:00-11:00 AM | UCA Downtown
Ellen Brown

De-Escalation Training

TUES; MAR 6 | 9:00-11:00 AM UCA Downtown
Lt. Brad Moore

The UCA Division of Outreach and Community Engagement and the Arkansas Community Foundation/Faulkner County will offer a four-week Nonprofit Board Development Workshop Series. 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 13.

Fundraising Pyramid 101

TUES; SEPT 12 | 9:00-11:00 AM UCA Downtown

ARCF/UCA Nonprofit Board Development Workshop Series
WED; SEPT 20-OCT 11 | 4:00 PM-6:00 PM | UCA Downtown

Workshop Topics & Speakers:
9/20: Moving Your Donors up the Pyramid: Strategies for Annual Gift Donor Retention and Major Gift Development
9/27: Capital Campaign Elements and Planned Giving Knowledge: Skipping Through One to Learn More About the Other
10/4: Social Media: Today, Tomorrow, and Where You Are
10/11: Share your Pyramid: Reviewing, Refining, and Addressing the Gaps