How to Build a High-Impact Personal Brand

August 7, 2017
Personal Branding GREEN

This post is adapted from Gbenga Ogunjimi’s contributions to the Huffington Post. Gbenga will be visiting Foundation Center West Thursday, September 14 to deliver a workshop on developing your personal brand. Register to attend Tell Your Story: Building a High-Impact Personal Brand.

Multitalented people are usually the most conflicted – they are walking warehouses of opportunities waiting to be fully realized. 

My world as a professional identity strategist is replete with exceptionally talented individuals at all career levels and ages. One of my recent group coaching sessions was comprised of a Wall Street top executive, a college student, and a start-up entrepreneur. Despite their range of professional backgrounds and stages in life, their dilemma was the same. They were all struggling to funnel their wide range of talents into one career path - they needed a way to tell a cohesive career story.

4 Top Tips to Maximize Online Giving

4 Top Tips to Maximize Online Giving

July 27, 2017

Online giving has grown substantially in recent years and shows no signs of slowing down. Darian Rodriguez Heyman shares the tips, tools, and how-to steps for success your nonprofit needs to know to make the most of your digital presence.

FIN Spotlight: The Texas Grants Resource Center (TGRC) at the University of Texas at Austin

FIN Spotlight: The Texas Grants Resource Center (TGRC) at the University of Texas at Austin

July 19, 2017

The Funding Information Network highlights one of their oldest partners, The Texas Grants Resource Center (TGRC) at the University of Texas at Austin. They recently completed a re-branding initiative and developed a sustainability plan. Ellen Moutos Lee, TRGC FIN supervisor, discusses these processes and explains how TRGC stays relevant in their local community. 

Tracking Philanthropy Trends: A Panel Discussion of the Giving USA Report

Tracking Philanthropy Trends: A Panel Discussion of the Giving USA Report

July 11, 2017

Foundation Center West, in partnership with Community Counseling Service (CCS), hosted a panel discussion, Giving USA Review of Results and Analysis: A National Perspective and a Bay Area Perspective. Philanthropy leaders from the Greater Bay Area discussed current philanthropy trends analyzed in the latest Giving USA report.

Next Week at Foundation Center West (July 10-14)

July 7, 2017

Here's what's coming up at Foundation Center West!

In-person:
Easy and Effective Communications Planning
Tuesday, July 11, 9:30 am-12:30 pm

AFP Broadcast - 10 Secrets to Optimizing Your Online Donation Process Results for Maximum Dollars Raised and Retained
Wednesday, July 12, 10:00-11:30 am

Beyond Compliance: Making Events and Workplaces Accessible for People with Disabilities
Thursday, July 13, 3:00-4:30 pm

Webinar:
Introduction to Fundraising Planning
Wednesday, July 12, 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Assessing Your Organization’s Data Maturity
Thursday, July 13, 11:00 am-12:00 pm