GCNN Events & Workshops

Spring albers
Creating Mission-Focused & Community-Centered Programming
May 24, 2023 from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

So often organizations run the same programming to generate revenue. “Community-centered programming” infuses diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility to engage your community and beyond, enrichening the content of your programming while providing visitors the opportunity to learn new skills, connect with others, develop a special connection with your organization, and become future supporters.

In collaboration with other workshop participants, you will:

  • Learn new ways to engage your visitors through programming while reinforcing the vision and mission of your gardens and increasing revenue.
  • Define your goals to identify current and new audiences.
  • Identify new programming ideas and what other partnerships you might need.
  • Learn more about how to promote beyond your usual sources so that you can expand your mission's impact. 

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Albers Marcovina Vista Gardens
124 NE 31st Street
Bremerton, WA 98310

The workshop is open to the first 25 registrants and carpooling to the garden is encouraged. 

Pricing: $65 for GCNN members | $90 for non-members

Workshop Schedule
9:00 AM: 
Check-in and Continental Breakfast 
9:30 AM: Part 1: Creating Mission-Focused & Community-Centered Programming
12:30 PM: Lunch and Garden Tour 
1:30 PM: Part 2: Creating Mission-Focused & Community-Centered Programming 
4:00 PM: Networking and Light Refreshments


About the Speaker:
Kris McRae is the founder of McRae Consulting and Coaching, focuses on strategy, culture, and leadership. She encourages and inspires nonprofit organizations to disrupt entrenched systems of scarcity and toxicity by taking intentional incremental steps to improve staff retention and culture. She founded and facilitates the Puget Sound Nonprofit Consultants Coffee which creates a community and resources for consultants. She is a proud native of Seattle, WA. 



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