November 19, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina
2711 Middleburg Drive
Columbia, SC 29204

Facilitated by Melanie Colcough from SCThrive

Collaboration: Breaking the Silos

A cord with three strands is not easily broken. If you have a need in your community or organization, why reinvent the wheel? There are others doing phenomenal things right in your own back yard–join them!

Session Objectives:

  1. Learn the fundamentals about how to collaborate with others to accomplish your organization’s goals;
  2. Use collaboration to meet the needs in your community;
  3. Become more attractive to funders through collaboration; and
  4. Hear from a funder and how other nonprofits are successfully using collaborations in their communities.

About the facilitator:

Melanie Colclough has over 14 years serving non-profits, faith based organizations, and school districts. She received an MPA from the City University of NY (CUNY – Baruch College) and a BA from the University of South Carolina (USC). She also earned grant writing certifications from USC and the National State Office of Rural Health. Melanie is a National Urban Fellow, an alumna of Leadership South Carolina and a member of the MUSC Board of Visitors, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Pi Alpha Alpha and vice chairman of the Richland County CASA Foundation board. She a graduate of the Francis Marion University Non-Profit Leadership Institute and the Duke University Non-Profit Management certification program. Melanie is a facilitator for Financial Peace University, a financial wellness program.

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