Circle of Ten, Inc. (C10), a nonprofit agency, has trained and supported leaders to multiply partnerships impacting economic development, since 1996.

Mission: To empower leaders & foster healthy collaborations to improve quality of life.

Vision: C10 is a catalyst and neutral intermediary agency that builds capacity of leaders and communities, multiplies services and increases funding in rural Texas.

C10’s Network consists of 1,000+ staff and volunteers from non-profit agencies, churches, schools, hospitals, colleges, businesses and towns who have received the Process of Collaboration workshop and support services to realize their dreams.

C10 “connects people with resources” through services, training and support to build individual and agency capacity; and through inclusion in regional Initiatives.

Our base service,The Process of Collaboration“, 3-day Workshop, is offered monthly, in small-tailored classes of 10-15 people, building on existing skills while addressing individual and agency needs. The process links leadership, community organizing, program development and grant writing.

Small Business & Nonprofit Incubator with range of services for start-up agencies.

Other training topics: Board Basics: Internet Research: How to Organize Your Agency; Guided Collaborations; Nonprofit Start-up; and Fall Funder’s Forum and Alumni Networking Gathering.  See our Services Page.

Funders’ Forum and Networking Gathering- Date and Location TBA

Leaders from nonprofits, schools & communities interact with elected officials, funders and potential project partners while learning about funding available.  The Forum brings 40-50 Nonprofit Experts and Funding Agencies with representatives from federal, state and private sources to offer panels, seminars, exhibitor tables and Individual Consultation to leaders.

Highlights of the Funders’ Forum Event:

Kick-off Events includes:
Kickoff “Dinner with Funders” with Elected Officials, Key Regional and County Leaders

Forum and Conference includes:
Funder Panel Presentations with nine breakout Sessions
Seminars by nonprofit leaders and funders
Individual one-on-one Consultation with Funders
Information & Exhibitor Tables

Other Services & Private Consultations are tailored to meet the unique needs of your agency, board, community or funding entities desiring training for those they fund.