Telluride Foundation: September Workshops

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Telluride Foundation: September Workshops

Telluride Foundation logoSeptember Telluride Foundation workshops about building capacity are free and open to the public, as follows:

1)  Thursday, September 12, 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m., Telluride Library Program Room Executive Director Breakfast with Lynn Borup, Director, Tri-County Health Network. Join in on a conversation about the Affordable Care Act, Colorado’s new health insurance exchange and what they mean for running a business or nonprofit in Colorado.

 2)  Friday, September 27, 9 a.m. to Noon, Telluride Library Program Room “Applying Small Business Practices to Your Nonprofit for Enhanced Sustainability,” taught by Marilyn Laverty. Participants will learn how they can operate their nonprofits with more of a small business mentality, identifying how they can increase efficiency and effectiveness by implementing small business practices, while also developing more entrepreneurial opportunities. Marilyn Laverty is director of the Small Business Development Center at Western State College, whose mission is to help small businesses not only survive, but go beyond the expected to thrive. Prior to joining the SMBDC, Marilyn owned several business including a retail store and consulting/training firm.

3) Thursday, September 12, 11:30 a.m. at the Telluride Conference Center (580 Mountain Village Blvd, Mountain Village). Free Lunch provided, “Foundation Solutions for Tackling Health Equity” a health equity learning series viewing party. Sponsored by Southwestern Colorado AHEC and the Colorado Trust.  Pre-registration deadline is Friday, Sept. 6th E-mail: or call 970-375-3250.

This live webinar will include three health experts will speak about foundation solutions to advance health equity:

• Elizabeth Myung Sook Krause, Vice President of Policy and Communications, Connecticut Health Foundation,

Nichole June Maher, MPH, President, Northwest Health Foundation, and

• Yanique Redwood, PhD, President and CEO, Consumer Health Foundation.

This is an educational program of The Colorado Trust; the Health Equity Learning Series aims to increase knowledge and awareness of health equity through presentations from experts discussing factors that increase disparities and solutions that advance health equity.

4) Community Grant Webinar, Monday, September 23 at 10 a.m. For more information and to sign up go to the Telluride Foundation website, Community Grants page. Community Grants Due October 28 at 5 p.m.

Please RSVP for the above ( unless otherwise indicated) to

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