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Beyond Bricks:    The New Economy for Affordable Housing Providers 

Presented by Dione Alexander  Vice President, Nonprofit Finance Fund  

June 21, 2012    Hilton Little Rock    8:30 am—4:00 pm 

Beyond Bricks:  The New Economy for Affordable   Housing Providers  “Clean, safe affordable housing anchors healthy communities, and housing sector is uniquely  situated to serve as the base from which other quality‐of‐life services are built and delivered.”   


Are you struggling to find ways to strengthen the funding base for your nonprofit                    organization? 


Have you been able to keep up with the dynamic changes that have  happened  within the economy and its impact on your organization? 


Are you Ready to shift to a more integrated system of community development?  


How do you capitalize on your strengths? 


Did you attend the 2011 ACHANGE symposium luncheon and wish you could          have spent time with the luncheon speaker to learn more about strategic                        underwriting of your organization?   Back by popular demand Dione Alexander, VP, Nonprofit Finance Fund (2011  keynote  speaker) will provide a one day workshop specifically designed to help you re‐ conceptualize your organization in today’s economy.    

Beyond Bricks is an interactive session designed to guide affordable housing  providers  through an assessment of both the impact and profitability of their programming and  frame strategies and  scenarios to address the capital and  capacity needed to achieve  their aspirations for change and growth.       Highlights of the Day:     "I Am From" (an exercise in storytelling)  All organizations need a way to frame their story that is less about the technical or    statistical achievement and more about the compelling ways in which lives and        communities are affected.  Mission drives motives; reconnecting with why you as an  organization exist is the first step in planning for the future.   

Impact Assessment  Participants will build a matrix that plots their core activities in terms of impact and  profitability and will develop some strategies and scenarios for contracting, expanding,  or changing programming to both strengthen their organization and their community.   

Case Study  Participants will be led in a case study exercise and dialogue that focuses on an afford‐ able housing provider that substantially changed its business model.  The case study  will also  provide opportunity to learn and share information about new tools and      resources in the  industry.    

Don’t delay! Register today!   

Beyond Bricks:    The New Economy for   Affordable Housing Providers  June 21, 2012       




Hilton Little Rock   925 S. University   Little Rock, AR 72204 


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____________________________________________________________________ Beyond Bricks: :  The New Economy for Affordable Housing Providers ___ $100 each

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To pay by check or money order, pay to ACHANGE and mail to ACHANGE, Post Office Box 3615 Little Rock, AR 72203

Need an invoice? Fax your registration to ACHANGE at 501-244-9670. To pay by PayPal or credit card, call 501-766-3941. For more information, contact Debra Banks at 501-766-3941,

Beyond Bricks - 1 day special presentation  
Beyond Bricks - 1 day special presentation  

This special one day presentation is being conducted by Dione Alexander, VP of the Nonprofit Finance Fund. Affordable housing providers wil...