More donors are looking at a charity's Form 990 before they decide to give. How can nonprofits use these tax forms to capture the attention and heart of their readers and explain their mission, work, and results in concise and compelling ways? David Reape of Ciuni & Panichi explains.
Learn the technical aspects of creating a podcast, and how to create interesting content and find your audience with Eliza Smith, story producer and fiction editor of National Public Radio's Snap Judgment.
Explore the benefits of Fractured Atlas’s fiscal sponsorship program as a fundraising tool for creative projects. Also learn about how crowdfunding can be used with fiscal sponsorship.
Learn concrete tips and tools for individual giving, foundation grants, corporate sponsorship, earned income, and online and peer-to-peer campaigns from Darian Rodriguez Heyman, author of the newly released book, Nonprofit Fundraising 101.
How should board members and development directors work together? How can these essential relationships be effective, strong and clear? This panel discussion will explore these and other relevant areas to provide a roadmap with many routes based on real experience and success.
Geared toward small nonprofit staffers and business owners with no background in video production, this session led by Retainer Media founder Bejamin Packard covers the basics of producing an emotionally compelling marketing video.
Placemaking is “the active process of shaping an environment to improve social interaction and quality of life,” according to Senior Program Officer Nelson Beckford of Saint Luke’s Foundation in Cleveland, OH. In this video, he explains their program strategy and gives examples of its impact.
Who are your website visitors? Where are coming from? What pages do they visit? Then what do they do? The answers can help you strategically craft content, make content hierarchy decisions, and be more informed about where and how to buy ads for maximum impact. Join Crispin Bailey of Kalamuna to learn how to optimize your content and target your website's visitors using Google Analytics.
The San Francisco Bay Area region has a legacy of innovation and entrepreneurism that has given rise to some of our nation's most iconic brands. Google, Wells Fargo, Levi Strauss, and 50 Fund (Legacy Fund of Super Bowl 50 Host Committee) talk about their philanthropic legacies, trends in corporate giving, and new approaches and directions for how their companies are investing in community.
Learn how a generation of change makers is exploring and developing new approaches and business models to address the world’s most critical challenges with Marcos Salazar, co-founder and executive director of Be Social Change.
Learn what 501(c)(3) nonprofits can or can't do when it comes to lobbying and political activity according to federal and Georgia state laws.
It's tough to keep up with all the changes in publishing these days, whether you're already published or just starting out. Get rare access to a panel of publishing professionals who discuss the newest trends and insider advice on getting published.
Debut authors share the inspirational and informative true stories behind their paths to publication, from working with the largest mainstream publishing houses to breakthrough new ways to reach readers. Learn about the many options available to authors today.
Internationally known trainer, speaker and author Kim Klein will look at the challenges and opportunities for fundraising in the next few years.
This panel discussion among Bay Area foundation leaders is about supporting local efforts to support Black men and boys, lessons learned, and future directions for this work. Also, hear highlights from a recent report published by Foundation Center and the Campaign for Black Male Achievement.
Join us for a panel discussion on effective alternative tactics for acquiring new donors, including online as well as some new twists on "old school" tactics. Panelists represent organizations of varying sizes and ages that have successfully grown significantly over the years.
Get an insider’s look at corporate philanthropy giving trends in Silicon Valley and the Greater Bay Area, particularly focusing on education funding trends, from Xilinx, Symantec, and Silicon Valley Community Foundation, which manages more than 100 corporate philanthropy programs.
Learn how your education organization can attract — and keep — the attention of corporations that provide funding for technology, with advice from LinkedIn, Salesforce, and Zynga.
Learn various options for prospect research, how to work with your board and volunteers, best methods for cultivating and approaching donors, how to use events, and more, from 30-year veteran development officer and lecturer Armando Zumaya.
Identify your board and organization's developmental stage, then learn how to align them to generate harmonious enthusiasm and engagement, with consultant and trainer Lisa Hoffman.
Vodafone Americas Foundation's annual Wireless Innovation Project is a competition to promote innovation and increase implementation of wireless related technology for a better world.
90 minute workshop catered to nonprofits interested in using video to supplement their marketing and fundraising campaigns.
Rising Tide: Empowering Low-Income Women showcases innovation and women tackling the issue of empowerment and poverty.
Top tech donors in the Bay Area discuss their companies' current philanthropic priorities and strategies, forecast their giving for 2015, reflect on corporate philanthropy trends, and share insights about emerging trends in the tech sector, including innovation labs, donated employees and equipment, and impact assessment.
Seasoned professionals and volunteers offer approaches and techniques on how to create and nourish a successful fundraising team from your staff and board.