Ti Leaf Express is a blog published by the Law Office of Tom Pierce. Our goal is to provide pithy -- and like our namesake, diverse, useful (and sometimes inspirational) -- content in the areas of land conservation, nonprofits, and philanthropy, with a specific focus on Hawaii.
The Legacy Land Conservation Commission will meet on April 18, 2011, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., in Honolulu. Check out the agenda.
Wednesday March 16, 2011 8:30am – 12:00pm Maui Economic Opportunity, Inc. 99 Mahalani Street, Wailuku, Hawaii 96793
The workshop will include information on: * Conservation Easements * Local Land Trusts * What Makes Land Worth Saving * Federal State and County Land Preservation Programs (Farm and Ranchland Protection Program; Legacy Lands Fund; Maui County Open Space Fund; Private Landowner Incentives) * Benefits to Landowners Tom Pierce will be one of the speakers. More info.
Grants Central Station presents this FREE 4-hour interactive workshop aimed at nonprofit professionals, board members and volunteers engaged in their organization’s development strategy as it pertains to grants. This hands-on workshop will cover developing a multi-year grant strategy and the relationships & proposals to fund meaningful projects. More info here.
Maui Land Preservation Workshop Scheduled for March 16. You are cordially invited to a free workshop on available land preservation tools, including information on conservation easements and related programs for communities and landowners on Maui.
Grants Central Station’s Fundamental Five+ Training Series Nonprofit Legal & Insurance Issues Workshop is THIS TUESDAY!
Tom Pierce will be presenting the nonprofit legal issues. Grants Central says there are 10 spots left for the workshop. Click here for more info.
February 9 – Board Development and Volunteer Management
March 2 – Legal and Insurance Issues (Tom Pierce will be a speaker)
From Grants Central Station: Be prepared to learn the latest and most useful information to improve the performance of your organization…and to catapult your ability to serve your particular constituencies. We’re grateful for the popularity of the program and promise not to disappoint you. You’ll take away great ideas, innovative and effective processes, and some practical tools and resources to continue your work back at the office. We are sponsored by Tri-Isle Resource Conservation & Development (Mahalo Stuart!) and funded through a generous grant from OHA. Here’s a link to the details.
Here is information from Oahu RC&D regarding a Kauai conservation easement workshop (Tom Pierce will be one of the speakers):
You are cordially invited to a free workshop on available land preservation tools, including information on conservation easements and related programs for communities and landowners on Kauai.
Over the past several years, interest has grown in permanent protection of agricultural and open space lands in Hawaii. Public funding sources at the federal, state and county level, along with various tax incentives, make this a great time to explore how conservation easements can help communities and landowners achieve their land preservation and sustainability goals.
Join experts from the Hawaiian Islands Land Trust, Trust for Public Land, Natural Resources Conservation Service, The Nature Conservancy, Hawaii Legacy Lands Fund, Kauai County’s Land Preservation Program and More!
The workshop will include information on: Conservation Easements, Local Land Trusts, What Makes Land Worth Saving, Federal State and County Land Preservation Programs (Farm and Ranchland Protection Program; Legacy Lands Fund; Kauai County Open Space Fund; Private Landowner Incentives), Benefits to Landowners
The workshop will be of special interest to land use and agricultural professionals, and people working within land management, natural resources, or community planning.
Thursday February 17, 2011, 8:30am – 12:00pm, Kauai Humane Society, 3-825 Kaumualii Hwy, Lihue, Hawaii 96766. Please RSVP by February 14. Call 483-8600 ext 123 or email email@example.com. Review the flyer.
The next meeting of the Legacy Land Conservation Commission will be on December 2, 2010, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, and December 3, 2010, from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm, in Honolulu. See the meeting agenda.
The LTA Rally is right around the corner and although pre-registration is closed they’ll be accepting walk-in registration on site for any last minute attendees. The rally is a great event and provides a unique opportunity for networking and training for our Hawaii nonprofit land trusts and conservation leaders, but if you’re like us and weren’t able to make it this year, you can keep abreast of session highlights and discussions through the Rally Blog. Visit LTA’s website for more information and updates.
The team that brought you last year’s popular Fundamental Five Nonprofit Series is thrilled to announce that the 2010-2011 training series is open for general registration!
Through 2nd year grants from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) and Maui County’s Department of Housing & Human Concerns (Volunteer Services), PlayBook Consulting Group, Grants Central Station, and the Tri-Isle Resource Conservation & Development Council are offering a series of FREE workshops on the islands of Maui and Moloka`i.
The Fundamental Five+ Non-Profit Capacity Training Series is a collection of interactive seminars that integrate traditional Hawaiian values into critical non-profit management skills.
Last year all of the workshops “sold out” quickly. Don’t miss your chance to get in on this great opportunity for Maui County’s nonprofits!