Nonprofit Resources

In addition to our grantmaking, investment and endowment services, and leadership on key community-wide initiatives the Area Foundation offers nonprofits a range of additional programs and resources.

Meeting Space

We offer 8,000 square feet to the community with a range of meeting rooms for 8 to 120 people.

Nonprofit organizations are able use our onsite conference rooms at a highly subsidized rate for educational and charitable purposes. With free parking at the centrally-located Pearl and onsite amenities, our rooms book up quickly. Though any qualified 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4), or 170(c)(1) entity can utilize our space, nonprofit members have additional privileges.

Training & Classes

Affordable learning opportunities led by nonprofit experts

The Area Foundation offers a range of nonprofit-related courses and certificate programs to build their own capacity and sustain their organization. In addition to our programs and courses, we also partner with local universities and world-class businesses.

Executive Leadership Programs

The Area Foundation offers the HOLT Values-Based Leadership™ Fellows Program, a one-of-a-kind leadership program for 501(c)(3) nonprofit CEOs with less than five years tenure and/or senior management nonprofit leaders poised for executive leadership.

Board Training

The Area Foundation hosts quarterly training sessions on legal compliance, governance, financial oversight and fundraising, as well as an annual conference and board "boot camp" – for both new and seasoned nonprofit board members.