Tuesday, December 8:
Wednesday, December 9:
WEBINAR Introduction to Proposal Writing
Thursday, December 10:
WEBINAR Introduction to Project Budgets
We are pleased to announce that Michele Dilworth has joined our team as Director of Foundation Center West. Michele will oversee the San Francisco operations while focusing on building new partnerships across the Western region and repositioning the Center as a key player in social innovation.
Peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns yield significant benefits: more donations, more awareness, more relationships, and plenty of supporters to share the load. But if you haven’t done one before, getting started can feel overwhelming.
Attract and Retain the “Best and the Brightest” Employees in 2016: Participate in “Fair Pay for Northern California Nonprofits: The 2016 Compensation and Benefits Survey”
67% of the 2015 survey's participants see hiring challenges in the year ahead, as economic conditions continue to improve. They foresee increased competition from their colleagues and businesses to attract and retain the "best and brightest" employees. More than they have in recent years, they'll need the wealth of information produced by the 2016 survey to compete effectively on this new playing field.
On November 18, we had the pleasure of hosting a panel of experts for a program entitled, “Successful Strategies for Nonprofit Fundraising Events.”
Many term the Holiday season as a time of giving but I think that over the years we've gotten the giving wrong. Giving doesn't mean shopping for the perfect material item to give to somebody or trampling over one another to get the best deal on Black Friday. To me - giving has always meant compassionately doing an act of service for someone else with a smile and a big dose of enthusiasm.
Wednesday, December 2:
WEBINAR Introduction to Finding Grants
Thursday, December 3:
Who are your website visitors, where are they coming from, and what do they do at your site? Learn how Google Analytics can help you gain this type of intelligence and inform your strategy as you craft content and make decisions about where to place ads for maximum impact with this recap of last week's session with Crispin Bailey, User Experience (UX) Lead of Oakland-based Kalamuna, a firm that “make(s) the Internet for rabble-rousing organizations driven to tinker, critique, and change the way things are.”
The Foundation Center library will close at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, November 25 and remain closed through Friday, November 27 for Thanksgiving.
Our regular library hours will resume Tuesday, December 1.
Making the decision to expand your organization’s reach into new geographical markets is neither easy nor simple. There are a number of things to consider including the legal issues surrounding the various kinds of expansion models. And, of course, this is a situation where one size does not fit all.