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Archford Capital Strategies sponsoring training sessions for Illinois nonprofits

From Illinois Business Journal news services

ST. LOUIS – Illinois based wealth management firm Archford Capital Strategies is sponsoring two upcoming training sessions for local nonprofits who are interested in registering to be a part of Give STL Day 2015.

An initiative of the Greater Saint Louis Community Foundation, which seeks to improve the region by promoting charitable giving, Give STL Day is a 24-hour giving event designed to connect nonprofits and donors, bringing community efforts together.

The training sessions are free to any 501c3 organization in the Greater St. Louis area, and will cover tips on getting ready for the event and how to make the most of it, as well as how to build and amplify an online presence for Give STL Day and beyond. The first session, intended for first-time registering organizations, will be held on Wednesday, March 11, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. The second session, geared for returning organizations, will be held on Tuesday, March 24, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Both events will take place at the Far Oaks Golf Club, 419 Old Collinsville Road in Caseyville.

Registration is required. Organizations are encouraged to call (618) 416-7085, or email to sign up.

“This is our second year hosting the Metro East side training and we are looking forward to the participation of over 75 Illinois nonprofit organizations this time around,” said Archford Capital CEO & Founder, Jim Maher. “Supporting eight counties in both Illinois and Missouri, this event represents a ‘best in class’ regional partnership between the private sector, the nonprofit sector, and the donors, and plays a critical role in improving the quality of life for our region. We are thrilled to once again be a part of this important initiative.”

About Archford Capital Strategies

Archford Capital Strategies is a private wealth management firm founded by James D. Maher, It offers a wide range of financial services to clients and closely held businesses. For more information, please visit

About the Greater Saint Louis Community Foundation

Founded in 1915, the Greater Saint Louis Community Foundation has served throughout its history as an unbiased charitable resource with unparalleled knowledge about the needs of both donors and the organizations they support. On behalf of its donors, the Community Foundation annually contributes nearly $30 million to more than 1,250 nonprofit organizations in St. Louis and around the world. For more information on the Greater Saint Louis Community Foundation, visit

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