Nonprofit Calendar

*Friday, April 24, The Women’s Center will hold its 38th anniversary celebration during a special luncheon at the Italian Conference Center. The nonprofit organization offers services and support to women and families impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault and abuse. The anniversary celebration will feature a keynote address by Joshua Safran, an author, attorney and nationally known advocate for survivors of domestic violence and innocent prisoners. The event will also include a silent auction and raffle. The celebration will run from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Individual tickets cost $65. Tables of 10 are also available for $650. The Italian Community Center is located at 631 E. Chicago Street in Milwaukee. For more information on the luncheon, click here.

*Saturday, April 25, the Neighborhood House of Milwaukee will hold an Earth Day Fair at its offices, 2819 W. Richardson Place in Milwaukee. The event will teach attendees different ways to care for the earth. The fair will also feature games, art, gardening, a community clean-up and lunch. For more information, click here.

*Saturday, April 25, Concordia University Wisconsin will host an education career fair at its Center for Environmental Stewardship. The fair will cater to certified teaching and administrative positions, including licensed literacy teachers, school administrators and school counselors. Representatives from area school districts will be present. The fair will run from 10 a.m. to noon. Concordia University Wisconsin is located at 12800 Lake Shore Drive in Mequon. For more information, contact Krista Oldenburg of Career Services at 262-243-4340 or visit

*Wednesday, April 29, the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee will hold a workshop on grant writing basics. The information session will teach attendees key elements of effective grant proposals. The session will be led by Julie Whelan-Capell, director of planning and development at IMPACT. The workshop will run from 9 a.m. to noon at the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee, located at 2819 W. Highland Boulevard in Milwaukee. Cost is $40 for center members and CDBG and $75 for non-members. For more information or to register, click here.

*Tuesday, May 5, the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network’s Greater Milwaukee Chapter will hold its May Nonprofit Resource Exchange. The event is part of a series that provides participants a forum to share resources, talk through challenges and brainstorm solutions with nonprofit peers. Exchange events are held every other month. The May event will run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Teach for America, located at 700 W. Virginia, Suite 610, in Milwaukee. Attendees will have a chance to network both before and after the formal discussion. For more information or to register, click here.

*Thursday, May 7, Layton Boulevard West Neighbors and the Silver City Neighborhood will present the 8th annual Mining for Silver Dinner and Auction. The evening will feature a dinner and program highlighting successful revitalization efforts and upcoming projects in Silver City neighborhoods. The event will also include silent and live auctions, raffles and games. The event will run from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Tripoli Shrine Center, located at 3000 W. Wisconsin Ave. in Milwaukee. Individual tickets cost $65, and proceeds will go right back into the neighborhoods’ revitalization work. Attendees should plan to purchase tickets by Tuesday, April 28. For more information or to register, click here.

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