Who are your website visitors? Where are coming from? What pages do they visit? Then what do they do? The answers to these questions can help you strategically craft content, make content hierarchy decisions, and be more informed about where and how to buy ads for maximum impact.
Last week, Foundation Center San Francisco hosted Crispin Bailey, User Experience (UX) Lead of Oakland-based Kalamuna; a firm that “make(s) the Internet for rabble-rousing organizations driven to tinker, critique, and change the way things are.”
The Foundation Center library will close at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, November 25 and remain closed through Friday, November 27 for Thanksgiving.
Our regular library hours will resume Tuesday, December 1.
Making the decision to expand your organization’s reach into new geographical markets is neither easy nor simple. There are a number of things to consider including the legal issues surrounding the various kinds of expansion models. And, of course, this is a situation where one size does not fit all.
Last Friday, Foundation Center San Francisco, Development Executives Roundtable (DER) and the San Francisco Business Times hosted a panel discussion of Bay Area corporate giving representatives. The panel discussed how big brands think about their philanthropic legacies, trends in corporate giving, and new approaches and directions for how companies are investing in their communities. Read the recap.
Join Hispanics In Philanthropy (HIP) for the 2016 HIPGiver Gala! Set in beautiful Napa Valley, this annual event will celebrate Latino leaders and highlight Latino giving. HIP will also be honoring this year’s cohort of HIPGivers —32 Latino philanthropists, community leaders, educators, and artists whose generosity and unrivaled community spirit inspire us all.
This event will bring together a diverse group of 250-300 leaders including CEOs and other executives from some of the largest foundations in the U.S. and Latin America; prominent Latino leaders from the public, nonpro
fit, and corporate sectors; and authors, journalists, and academics with an interest in Latino communities, philanthropy, and social responsibility.
Tuesday, November 17:
Wednesday, November 1*;
Thursday, November 19:
Far too many organizations ghettoize revenue generation into ill-prepared development departments and development committees of the board. They need to view revenue growth and development in the much larger context of high performance at the organization level.
When I hear criticisms that donor-advised funds are “non-transparent tax shelters,” or that they are stashing contributions that should be going out now to charitable organizations, I think of Bernice Caminata and others like her, who gave $81,000 to 25 nonprofits over six years.
Monday, November 9:
WEBINAR Introduction to Proposal Writing
Tuesday, November 10:
Wednesday, November 11:
WEBINAR Introduction to Project Budgets
Thursday, November 12:
Friday, November 13:
Nonprofits make a huge chunk of their revenue during the last few weeks of the year – from Thanksgiving until December 31st at 11:59pm. So the fundraising strategies you employ during year-end should be rock solid. Here are three e-mail tactics that are relatively painless to implement.