Upcoming events

    • 20 Sep 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Zoom
    • 129
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    What About Our Seniors?

    Who was hit hardest by the pandemic? BIPOC communities AND the elderly. As we build an equitable recovery, communities must understand the economic challenges facing Indiana’s aging population. This program will equip you with data and solutions to help build economic resiliency for Indiana seniors.

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    • 23 Sep 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Zoom
    • 133
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    COVID-19 and the American Rescue Plan Act:

    ARPA and Opportunities for Wealth Building for Indiana’s Financially Vulnerable Populations


    This Indiana Assets & Opportunity Network series aims to begin conversations about how asset building strategies have been challenged by COVID-19 and to explore effective practices and solutions for wealth building programming, philanthropy, and policy that could be scaled statewide. Join us as we hear from professionals around the state about efforts to create a more equitable Indiana!

    • 04 Oct 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Zoom
    • 146
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    Community Loan Centers:
    An Alternative to High-Interest Loans

    The high cost of debt continues to plague individuals and families across Indiana. Community Loan Centers provide a manageable alternative to high-interest loans and can effectively combat predatory lending practices. You will leave this program with an understanding of what a Community Loan Center is and how they can be utilized to increase financial stability in your community.

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    • 12 Oct 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Zoom
    • 25
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    Communicate Like a Pro:
    Crafting “What We Do” and “How We Do It” Messages

    Your mission and how you execute it is what separates you from the pack. This session will build your skills in developing the What Do We Do (execution) and Why Do We Do It (mission)messages that lead to consistent and clear communications. These messages can be kept in your back pocket to support elevators speeches, fund development strategies, and community engagement opportunities while reducing the time necessary to develop each communication from scratch.

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    • 18 Oct 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Zoom
    • 147
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    How is Affordable Housing Financing Changing?

    Are you and your organization keeping up with changing funding opportunities for affordable housing development? A deeper understanding of how Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTEC), Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and other federal funding sources are changing post-pandemic will be provided during this program to enable you to plan and execute affordable housing projects.

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    • 19 Oct 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Zoom
    • 25
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    Communicate Like a Pro:
    Selecting the Audience and the Medium

    Understanding your audience is one of the most important element of effective communications and CBOs serve a wide variety of internal and external audiences such as donors, volunteers, clients, board members, policy makers. You will leave this session with practical tools to match the message with the medium and engage your audience for results.

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    • 26 Oct 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • TBD: In-Person
    • 25
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    Communicate Like a Pro:
    Elements of Design

    You don’t have to be an expert copywriter or graphic designer to capture your audience’s attention. However, understanding how to capture your audience’s attention it critical to your message being received. Keeping up with communication tends, techniques, and styles as well as tools for copywriting and graphic design can be overwhelming but this day-long program will equip you with skills to go “Beyond Canva” to develop successful communication collateral.

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    • 01 Nov 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Zoom
    • 149
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    A Tool for Equitable and Affordable Housing Development:
    Land Banks

    Land Banks ensure that communities have the policies, tools, and resources they need to support the effective, equitable reuse of vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated (VAD) properties. Join us to increase your ability to transform VAD properties into assets for your neighbors and neighborhoods. This program will introduce you to how urban, suburban, and rural communities can utilize Land Banks address the full cycle of property revitalization by nurturing strong partnership and supporting systemic reforms that ensure public, private, and community leaders have the knowledge and capacity to create and sustain change.

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    • 02 Nov 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Zoom
    • 25
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    Communicate Like a Pro:
    Measuring Success

    What to measure, how to measure, and the meaning of measurements for communications can be challenging. You will leave this program with a basic understanding of communication analytics and a framework for developing your communication measurement plan.

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    • 03 Nov 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • TBD: In-Person
    • 25
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    Increase Your Data Literacy

    Community-based organizations (CBOs) can be challenged by collecting internal and external data to measure impact. To complicate matters, as data collection becomes more robust, CBOs are challenged not only by the volume of available data, but how to analyze and communicate data to support results. This skill-building workshop will increase CBO staff members’ ability to read, interpret, and understand data to communicate results and thrive in a data-driven world.

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    • 10 Nov 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • TBD: In-Person
    • 24
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    Real Estate Finance 201

    Affordable housing is out of reach for most Hoosiers and due to the pandemic, the need for affordable housing in Indiana has never been greater. Unfortunately, is not enough to just have a great idea for an affordable housing project. You have to have the numbers to back up the idea and affordable housing projects often struggle to get financing due to financial analysis gaps for the project. This workshop will enhance participant’s skills in analyzing their agency’s financial position, creating proformas/ratios for the project, and developing materials for funders and finance agencies. Real Estate Finance 201 will enable you to make the case for your idea and justify the need for the project to potential funders as well as “non-finance” partners and colleagues.

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    • 15 Nov 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Zoom
    • 149
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    A Tool for Equitable and Affordable Housing Development:
    Community Land Trusts

    Community Land Trusts are showcased as best practices in ensuring community stewardship of land as well as long-term housing affordability. By separating the ownership of land and housing, this innovative approach prevents market factors from causing prices to rise significantly and guarantees that housing remains affordable for future generations. At the conclusion of this program you will understand how you can add CLTs to your arsenal of community wealth-building tools.

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    • 29 Nov 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Zoom
    • 149
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    Building the Community Economic Development (CED)

    Talent Pipeline

    Your organization’s capacity to succeed is directly tied to its ability to optimize its talent pipeline. Recruiting talent, preparing existing staff for new roles, and navigating leadership changes all take time as well as intentionality. This program will provide you with a manageable process for strengthening your organization’s most precious asset – its people.

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    • 13 Dec 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Zoom
    • 150
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    Building Capacity for Small Nonprofit Organizations (NPOs)

    The term “nonprofit capacity building” can have multiple meanings and take many different forms. Pete York, formerly of TCC Group, offered a succinct definition: “Capacity building is any activity that strengthens nonprofit performance and impact.” Empowered by an understanding of the pillars for nonprofit success, you will depart this program with a framework to help increase the performance of your nonprofit organization.

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Prosperity Indiana
1099 N. Meridian Street, Suite 170
Indianapolis, IN 46204 
Phone // 317.222.1221 
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