Nonprofit alliance training on Kaua‘i

The Hawaii Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations will offer two nonprofit workshops on Kaua‘i on June 8 and 9 at the Kauai Humane Society, a Wednesday press release states.

“Board Alive! n Best Practices in Nonprofit Board Governance,” is for new board members, seasoned veterans and executive directors who, as the stewards of every nonprofit organization, must understand their legal responsibilities and roles in sustaining a dynamic, successful organization. Board Alive! is a succinct, half-day overview that includes key board governance topics and tools to help directors become more engaged and fully understand the commitment to serve on a nonprofit board.

The board governance workshop will be from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. on June 8 (registration opens at noon). The cost is $60 for HANO members and United Way partner agencies and $90 for non-members. Materials and afternoon refreshments are included.

“Proposal Writing n An Interactive Exploration of Grant-Seeking from Hawaii Trusts and Foundations” is a full-day, hands-on workshop to help Hawai‘i nonprofits learn how to compete more successfully for grants by tailoring their proposals to Hawai‘i trusts and foundations.

This program is for staff and volunteers who are new to grant writing and seasoned veterans who want an update on best practices. It will include techniques for researching and applying for grant opportunities, enhance skills in proposal writing for foundation funding and provide hands-on experience preparing and reviewing proposals.

The proposal writing workshop will be from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on June 9 (registration opens at 8:45 a.m). Cost is $100 for HANO members and United Way partner agencies and $160 for non-members. Materials, morning refreshments and lunch are included.

Presenters Jennifer Cornish Creed and Kalei Napuelua are Hawaii Community Services Council training specialists who have designed and conducted numerous workshops in board governance, proposal writing and outcomes design and delivered consulting services in strategic planning and outcomes.

For more information or to register, visit or contact Sally Ley at 808-529-0455 or The Kauai Humane Society is located at 3-825 Kaumuali‘i Highway in Lihu‘e.


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