Held twice per year, the Community Building Institute series offers participants intentional, proven approaches to community entry, needs assessment, and ultimately creates high impact, community-driven programs and initiatives.The CBI is based on the community-building framework, or "6 steps," that are used as a model to undergird sustainable community development initiatives. The web-based series is held over six hour-long sessions. Participants have opportunities to interact with trainers and are provided support materials and a certificate upon completion of the training.

SERIES COST: $50 per seat*
*Fee waived for faculty, staff and service members from Montana Campus Compact affiliate institutions;
*$25 per seat for other State Compacts and their Affiliates


1. Introduction to CBI and Community Assessment

Tues., April 10 11 AM-12 PM

Facilitator: Colleen Kane

2. Creating Community Awareness and Stakeholder Involvement

Thurs., April 12 11 AM-12 PM

Facilitator: Andrea Vernon

3. Building Community/Advisory Groups

Tues., April 17 11 AM-12 PM

Facilitator: Shannon Stober

4. Social Media and Marketing for Nonprofits

Thurs., April 19 11 AM-12 PM

Facilitator: Morgan Slemberger

5. Strategic Planning & Implementation

Tues., April 24 11 AM-12 PM

Facilitator: Roch Turner

6. Evaluation for Everyday Use

Thurs., April 26 1 PM-2 PM

Facilitator: Kate Chapin

To reserve space or for more information, please contact Marci Lewandowski, MTCC Program Specialist email: lewandowski@mtcompact.org phone: 406-243-2379