Attract and Retain the “Best and the Brightest” Employees in 2016: Participate in “Fair Pay for Northern California Nonprofits: The 2016 Compe...

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”

December 3, 2015

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.

Brittany Neish

4 Ways To Give Back

December 2, 2015

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.

Crispin Bailey

Understanding Your Audience Using Google Analytics

November 24, 2015

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.”

This Week at Foundation Center San Francisco

November 23, 2015

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.


Recap - Bay Area Corporate Giving Trends: Philanthropy and Iconic Brands

November 19, 2015
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Last Friday, Foundation Center San Francisco, Development Executives Roundtable (DER) and the San Francisco Business Times hosted a panel discussion of Bay Area corporate giving representatives. The panel discussed how big brands think about their philanthropic legacies, trends in corporate giving, and new approaches and directions for how companies are investing in their communities. Read the recap.

Register for the 2016 Leadership Convening and HIPGiver Gala

November 17, 2015

Join Hispanics In Philanthropy (HIP) for the 2016 HIPGiver Gala! Set in beautiful Napa Valley, this annual event will celebrate Latino leaders and highlight Latino giving. HIP will also be honoring this year’s cohort of HIPGivers —32 Latino philanthropists, community leaders, educators, and artists whose generosity and unrivaled community spirit inspire us all. 

This event will bring together a diverse group of 250-300 leaders including CEOs and other executives from some of the largest foundations in the U.S. and Latin America; prominent Latino leaders from the public, nonpro
fit, and corporate sectors; and authors, journalists, and academics with an interest in Latino communities, philanthropy, and social responsibility.