June 1 - August 12

OCLP Zoom Room Information:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89214021623?pwd=cG94OTBCbC9LK1k5eExaczZCTUdrUT09

Meeting ID: 892 1402 1623
Passcode: 858375

OCLP Participant Resource Page

OCLP 2021 Participants will use this page to learn more about speakers and prepare for sessions each day. This page will be updated through the summer and should be used by OCLP Participants only. Articles and other pre-session assignments will be posted here. 

Participants will be asked to volunteer for two community events throughout the summer. Students can sign up below!

Week Three

Assignments – June 15

  • Work on the next version of your resume and cover letter. The cover letter should be for a job or program you would want to apply for, not the OCLP Program. Use a sample job description or like material for inspiration for your new cover letter. 
  • Think about what project you really want to work on. We will decide groups and project on Thursday.
  • Survey – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/53XBT5T

Funding an Arts Community

David Whitehill – President & CEO ArtsinStark and the Cultural Center for the Arts

June 15 – 9-10am

Running an arts organization takes a lot of funds. David Whitehill will speak to us about how ArtsinStark is working to fund and advocate for the arts organizations of Stark County. 

Funding at the Canton Symphony

Michelle Charles – President &CEO, Canton Symphony Orchestra

June 15 – 10:15-10:45am

What does funding look like at the Canton Symphony? Michelle Charles will give us an overview of the finances of the Canton Symphony so we can keep those details in mind as we work on our program ideas for the final project.  

What it takes to get funded

Brenda Cummins – Donor Relations Officer, Cleveland Foundation

June 15 – 11am-12pm

Brenda will guide us through the granting process from the very beginning to the very end. We will learn about different ways to get grants and what makes a successful grant application.

Assignments – June 17

  • Work on the next version of your resume and cover letter. The cover letter should be for a job or program you would want to apply for, not the OCLP Program. Use a sample job description or like material for inspiration for your new cover letter. 
  • Handout for Board Development and Diversity

Duel Leadership: The Executive Director and the Board Chair

Gail Martino – CSO Board Chair

Michelle Charles – President & CEO, Canton Symphony Orchestra

June 17 – 9-10am

The relationship between the board and the administration is important to the success of an organization. Gail Martino and Michelle Charles will describe the relationship between the CSO Board and CSO staff and the goals they have for the future of the board and organization. 

Board Development and Diversity

LaFlovia “Flo” Ginanni – Director of Project Blueprint, United Way of Greater Stark County

June 17 – 10:15-11:15am

A board is so important to the function of a non-profit, but our boards do not look like the communities we serve. How can we create a diverse board and how can we better serve our board members so we can use their diverse talents to further the mission of the symphony?

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Canton, Ohio  44708

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