Blog posts from August 2015

Monday Appointments

August 26, 2015

The hours of operation of Foundation Center San Francisco recently changed. We are now open to support your social sector research every week from Tuesday through Thursday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. We are closed to the general public on Mondays and Fridays. If this is your first time visiting Foundation Center and you're not sure where or how to get started, there is always a librarian available during our hours of operation to point you in the right direction.

EBSCO Nonprofit Organization Reference Center at Foundation Center

August 25, 2015

Need information on a nonprofit topic of interest? Want to read the latest issue of your favorite social sector publication? You can find it in the Nonprofit Organization Reference Center. The database provides access to thousands of articles and abstracts on social sector subjects, such as nonprofit leadership, volunteering, fundraising, and governance. As well, you can access full-text of many popular titles like Ailliance, Chronicle of Philanthropy, The Nonprofit Times, and Stanford Social Innovation Review.

What to know before you join the board

What You Should Know Before Joining a Nonprofit Board

August 10, 2015

Ten years ago, I received a call asking, "Would you be interested in joining our board?" It would have been helpful to have a list of questions to ask current board members and the executive director before I began this journey.