Are you continually asked to do more with less resources? What roles do meaningful
partnerships play in creating a sustainable future for your organization and continued
service within the community? Collaboration is key to answering these questions and
Join in the conversation for new ideas to foster social cohesion and develop strategic
and reciprocal partnerships for goal attainment. Bridging communications among public,
private, and nonprofit organizations is paramount to understanding the efforts in
progress, availability of financial and social resources, and other areas in need
Date: March 28, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Cost: No charge; includes lunch
Plaster Student Union, Ballroom West
Missouri State University
Springfield, Missouri 65897
: Please register
online or call 417-836-8832.
Networking over coffee & danish
Welcome to the Conference
Building Social Capital for Sustainability
Examine the human and organizational resources that are critical in developing stronger
cross-community structures and leadership skills. Any organization can incorporate
practices into their work to expand social capital and thus contribute to a more resilient
and sustainable future for both the organization and the community.
Panel: Sustainability through Collaborative Resources & Partnerships
Guest panelists will discuss the various types of local resources used and partnerships
developed to increase the effectiveness, efficiency and sustainability of their services.
12:00 – 1:30 PM
Social Capital in Action: Ideas in Conversation
A robust working discussion to connect ideas and resources among community professionals
and university colleagues for collaborative opportunities.
The conference format will be part information giving and part facilitated discussion
for open dialogue among attendees. Examples of successful collaborations and partnerships
will be shared, as well as an array of key resources available to the service sector
through Missouri State University.