Blog posts from July 2015
A representative of a local grassroots nonprofit asked a challenging question at a recent event at Foundation Center San Francisco: How can smaller grassroots organizations compete with more established nonprofits to garner the support of funders? Shawn Dove from the Campaign for Black Male Achievement had some valuable advice, which he refers to as the “5 Rs”.
There are two ways you can spot that you’re wasting your time with a bad fundraising strategy. Veteran fundraiser Armando Zumaya discusses identifying the true ROI of a fundraising campaign and developing relationships.
Free professional development opportunities to help you move forward in your nonprofit career.
Monday, July 27:
Tuesday, July 28:
Wednesday, July 29:
Tuesday, July 21:
Wednesday, July 22:
Quantifying Hope: Philanthropic Support for Black Men and Boys SF LOCATION and LIVESTREAMING
Thursday, July 23:
Proposal Budgeting Basics OFFSITE IN APTOS
Don't dip your toe into corporate sponsorship- DIVE IN! Michael C. Savino discusses how to understand the business goals of potential corporate sponsors, and whether your nonprofit can support those goals. Be sure to join him for his encore presentation of Sponsorship for Nonprofits: Putting a Price Tag on What You Do on July 29!
After more than 15 years in Foundation Center’s regional director’s chair, I am excited to share with you the news that I will be taking the next step in my career at the Center.
Communication is a team effort! Whether they know it or not, your team is constantly representing your organization. Learn how to empower your colleagues to be effective messengers with these tips from Eric Jacobson, of Proaireton Consulting.
Tuesday, July 14:
Wednesday, July 15:
Introduction to Proposal Writing OFFSITE IN BERKELEY (REGISTRATION CLOSED)
WEBINAR Introduction to Proposal Writing
Thursday, July 16:
Missed our panel on corporate philanthropy giving trends? Not to worry! We've got it on replay for you with a few interesting points marked for convenient viewing!
We were joined by:
Patty Nation, Director of Global Corporate and Community Engagement for Xilinx, Inc.
Cecily Joseph, Vice President of Corporate Responsibility and Chief Diversity Officer, Symantec Corporation
and Juliana Deans, Manager of Corporate Responsibility, Silicon Valley Community Foundation
for an insider’s look at corporate philanthropy giving trends in Silicon Valley and the Greater Bay Area, particularly focusing on education funding trends.