Blog posts from October 2016

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Silent Auctions: A How-To Guide For Raising More Money

October 24, 2016

Silent auctions have been a staple of event fundraising for years, and for good reason. They’re highly engaging events that require plenty of audience participation and have the potential to help organizations raise a lot of money. This article covers 5 strategies to get you on your way to silent auction success.

Next Week at Foundation Center San Francisco (October 24-28)

October 21, 2016

Here's what's coming up at Foundation Center San Francisco!

Living the Cause: Founders Share Their Startup Stories 
Tuesday, October 25, 11:00 am-12:00 pm

How to Apply to the Creative Work Fund
Tuesday, October 25, 6:00-7:00 pm

Introduction to Finding Grants 
Wednesday, October 26, 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Who Helps the Helpers? Self-care and Your Nonprofit Career
Thursday, October 27, 11:00 am-12:00 pm

A Roadmap to Impact Measurement
Thursday, October 27, 3:00-4:30 pm

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The ABC's Of Forming Your 501(c)(3)

October 13, 2016

Starting your own nonprofit is exciting, but navigating state and IRS requirements is a significant challenge. Despite these challenges, the journey to creating a 501(c)(3) to serve an unmet need is well worth the investment.