The Nonprofit Student Organization seeks to expand upon student education/experience that is learned in the classroom and applied in the community.
Vice President: Nicole Harmer firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Maddy Corey email@example.com
There are still many other leadership positions available such as volunteer coordinator, event planner, student organization liaison, internship coordinator, and more.
Next Nonprofit Meeting
Thursday, September 20 at 6:00 p.m. Location:TBD
The vision of the club is to create and nurture a partnership between nonprofit community organizations and Boise State students.
Our mission is to create awareness, provide opportunities and join together like-minded students with an interest in nonprofit community involvement, social entrepreneurship, community service and volunteerism.
All Majors are Welcome
Previous Nonprofit Meetings
On Tuesday September 4
Introductory organizational meeting. Bastian Thomsen spoke about the global scholars program nonprofit opportunity. Maddie Corey was “elected” treasurer.
Anson Family and Nonprofit Management Scholarship — check https://boisestate.academicworks.com/ for details and to apply.
Sample Previous Nonprofit Meetings
Guest speaker: Tracy Ryan, Camp Rainbow Gold
Mission: Provide emotional empowering experiences for Idaho’s children diagnosed with cancer and their families. Host year-round programs, including oncology camps, sibling campus, family camps, etc. During the school year, there is a teen support group that meets monthly. Annual budget is a million dollars. Big gala in Sun Valley area brings in 50% of income for the annual budget. There are a variety of smaller fundraisers held throughout the year and an annual giving campaign. It costs on average $2,000 per person Camp Rainbow Gold sends to camp. Attending the camp is always free for the patients and siblings. Camp Rainbow Gold has given out over $700,000.
1. Kathleen McDonald, adjunct professor at Boise State University, will be talking about her nonprofit course.
2. Colleen Showalter discussed the Idaho Foodbank and library project to develop audio books. The audio books require plenty of professional work to get every word right. The results of the program are available throughout the country.
3. Officer elections were also discussed.
Julie Bayard spoke about the Agency for New Americans. It is getting more difficult to serve individuals coming from other countries due to federal funding cuts. Alternative revenue sources such as grants are more needed.