Next Week at Foundation Center San Francisco (March 7-11)

March 4, 2016

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

Webinars:
Branding Basics for Nonprofits
Tuesday, March 8, 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Classroom:
Top Ten Fundraising Tips, as Featured in Nonprofit Fundraising 101 
Tuesday, March 8, 3:00-4:30 pm

Fiscal Sponsorship + Crowdfunding = $$ for Creative Projects
Wednesday, March 9, 3:30-5:00 pm

Foundation Maps: A Guided Tour 
Thursday, March 10, 3:00-4:00 pm

Livestream:
Top Ten Fundraising Tips, as Featured in Nonprofit Fundraising 101 
Tuesday, March 8, 3:00-4:30 pm

Fiscal Sponsorship + Crowdfunding = $$ for Creative Projects
Wednesday, March 9, 3:30-5:00 pm

If Philanthropy Won’t Take Risks, Who Will?

March 4, 2016
black lives matter

This guest post first appeared in PhilanTopic.

As an activist in the Bay Area for nearly two decades, I worked on the front lines advocating for ideas that were considered "radical" at the time. I led organizations that organized and trained young people to fight for criminal justice reform and gender justice, and I helped organize rallies and protests calling for an end to mass incarceration for youth and adults.

Form 990

Using 990s to Tell Your Story

March 2, 2016

More and more donors are looking at a charity's Form 990 (or as we call them, "990s") before they decide to give. How can nonprofits prepare their 990s to best engage the attention and heart of their readers while explaining their mission, work, and results in concise and compelling ways? 

Brand wordcloud in shape of lightbulb

The 5 Big Benefits of a Strong Brand

February 23, 2016

The clearer you can be about what your organization stands for — and why that matters — the better chance you have of securing the support you need to get your work done. But is making the effort worth it? Here are 5 benefits your organization will gain with a strong brand.