Nonprofit Resource Center

Skill Improvement: Nonprofit Writing

No matter its form--email, text, or tweet--writing is an essential skill for nonprofit professionals who must be able to clearly communicate goals, persuade donors to give, market services, and more.

If you feel less than confident in your writing ability, or just need to brush up, check out the library's free online writing classes and books:

Learning Express* offers courses and guides on grammar, editing, researching, and more.

Free Workshop: Bare Essentials for Successful Presentations

February 19, 2013
9:30 a.m.-noon
Hardesty Regional Library - Frossard Auditorium
8316 E 93rd St. - Tulsa, OK 74133

Learn how to properly prepare for public presentations and how to become your own best critic.

This interactive session will be presented by Robert J. Doolittle, PhD. Dr. Doolittle is a retired faculty member of the University of Tulsa Department of Communication where he taught courses such as persuasion, conflict management and political communication for more than 25 years.

Weatherization Assistance Programs

Photo of icy plants

This winter has been mild so far, but as many Oklahomans know, that can change at any moment. Weatherization prepares your home for Oklahoma's erratic cold temperatures and snow storms, but can be an unaffordable option for some homeowners and renters.

If your residence is in need of weather prepping, these assistance programs may be able to help you:

Tulsa-area Schools Mini Arts and Humanities Grants: HECR 2013 Request for Proposals

The Higher Education Cultural Roundtable (HECR) is soliciting proposals for grants to Tulsa-area schools to fund arts and humanities projects.

HECR, a consortium of Tulsa-area colleges and universities, will award "mini-grants" ranging from $50 to $250 to assist with schools' arts and humanities expenses including materials, equipment, supplies, guest lectures, artist fees and travel expenses to art events.

• Applications for the 2013 calendar year will be accepted through February 28, 2013.

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