Brad Little, ORLF President

The Ottumwa Watch
President's Blog

Connecting With Our Grantees

8 May, 2017

There are few things more humbling than assembling a group of nonprofit leaders, volunteers and staff in a room and hearing them tell their story....read more

Top Ten List For Board & Volunteers – Part One

14 February, 2017

In the spirit of late night talk show host David Letterman (and fellow Ball State University alum) I thought it would be fun to share my “Top Ten List” for non-profit boards and their volunteers to think about....read more

My Non-Profit Resolutions

9 January, 2017

The New Year is the perfect time to visit a few “housekeeping” items to ensure your organization starts the year off on the right foot and in the right direction....read more

Revival

1 December, 2015

Welcome to the inaugural issue of The Ottumwa Watch , my weekly conversation about connecting opportunity to transformation in Ottumwa Iowa.  If you’ve been following Ottumwa these past few years…oh, let’s say 5 years…I think it’s safe to say a full blown “revival” is underway.  And if you actually live here, you can’t avoid it - this new sense of esprit de corps - it’s in the air, its everywhere (even at City Hall for crying out loud!)....read more