When it comes to identifying prospects, many otherwise intelligent people enter the world of the Sugar Plum Fairy.
How Tech Gives is a blog series in partnership with Silicon Valley Community Foundation on Philanthropy Front and Center-San Francisco featuring interviews with Bay Area tech leaders about philanthropy news, trends and opportunities among the tech companies in our region. In this post Juliana Deans, Manager, Corporate Responsibility at Silicon Valley Community Foundation, interviews Patty Nation, Director of Global Corporate and Community Engagement, Xilinx. Xilinx’s award-winning signature community engagement program, the Global Educational Ecosystem, was launched in January 2007 and continues to this day.
Tuesday, June 16 - Thursday, June 18
Social entrepreneurs often end up wasting precious time running after unrealistic funding opportunities and knocking on doors that will never open, instead of investing their energies in more effective approaches.
If you want to get a social venture off the ground, here are a few common fundraising pitfalls to avoid.
Nonprofits benefit by storing in their “sacred bundles” nuggets of wisdom gained from the important program assessment data they gather. The key is to identify — from among the many possibilities — what is most significant.
Tuesday, June 9:
Meet the Grantmakers-- How Tech Gives: Strengthening Public Education SF and LIVESTREAMING
Introduction to Proposal Writing OAKLAND LOCATION
Wednesday, June 10:
Thursday, June 11:
How to Make a Video for the Nonprofit You Love SAN MATEO LOCATION
Proposal Budgeting Basics WEBINAR
Steven Lawrence, director of research at Foundation Center, discusses the issue of transparency at grantmaking public charities and foundations.
Just Published: "Fair Pay for Northern California Nonprofits: The 2015 Compensation and Benefits Survey Report"
With 547 participating nonprofits reporting on over 27,000 jobs, the 2015 survey, produced by Oakland-based Nonprofit Compensation Associates (NCA), is the largest and most robust in its 37-year history. Sixty-seven percent of the survey's participants see hiring challenges in the year ahead as economic conditions continue to improve....
Something isn’t working with your planned giving program. You heavily invested in reputable software, recruited talented staff, and yet, the golden goose has yet to lay one single golden egg. Follow these three tips to develop a winning planned giving strategy.