Tides is pleased to participate in the 2010 Community Foundations Fall Conference in Charlotte, NC.  Be sure to check out one of two sessions where Tides will present on innovative shared space and services for nonprofits, and stop by Exhibit hall Booth #401 to say hello!  We hope to see you in Charlotte.

Tuesday September 14th:

Nonprofit Centers NetworkMorning Site Session
9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Children & Family Services Center

Innovations in Human Services –
Children & Family Services Center

Witness a partnership of 10 agencies serving children and youth in Charlotte, sharing back-office and administrative responsibilities, and providing one convenient location for its clients. Engage in a discussion regarding shared services, the challenges and successes presented in creating this type of model, and hear about other innovative collaborations and mergers in Charlotte.

Afternoon Session
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Meeting Room 218 / 219

Collaboration to Meet Community Needs:
Creating Nonprofit Shared Space and Services

The creation of shared space (nonprofit centers) is helping the nonprofit sector be more efficient and effective. Community foundations from Orange County to Charlotte are exploring these projects in active collaboration with their donors, fellow funders, and local government. Learn about potential savings, strategic plans, and tools and resources.

Presenters: China Brotsky, senior vice president, Tides; Todd M. Hanson, vice president, donor relations and programs, Orange County Community Foundation; Brian Collier, senior vice president, community philanthropy, Foundation For The Carolinas; Laurie Emrich, principal, Emrich Enterprises