Tag Archives: fundraising

Perspectives on philanthropy

Changes in the economy, the stock market and employment rates impact non-profit organizations and the foundations that provide funding to them. We posed a few questions to Cedric Brown, director of the Mitchell Kapor Foundation related to these changes. 1. How is the current economic climate impacting giving by Foundations? The endowments and total assets

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Learn about grantwriting from a former program officer!

Take advantage of this new NONPROFIT FUNDRAISING WORKSHOP SERIES. Here’s your chance to learn in a small group, interactive setting about what makes a proposal stand out. Learn how to frame your story, and how to get to know foundation staff given the cultural and power dynamics impacting relationship building. Learn from Learn from Darlene

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How To Solicit a Gift

Have you been asked to raise money for a non-profit, college, hospital or church? Are you willing but not sure how to proceed? Is it your job to prepare volunteers and staff to solicit gifts? If so, How to Solicit a Gift was written for you! We wrote How to Solicit a Gift: Turning Prospects

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Everything You Need to Know about Fundraising

Join us at Fundraising Day 2009 in San Francisco on Monday May 4th! Fundraising Day 2009 is the West Coast’s premier full-day training conference designed for today’s development staff, executive directors, board members, volunteers, and consultants—from newcomer to seasoned pro. Fundraising Day 2009 offers ideas, tools and opportunities to refresh your skills and ignite your enthusiasm.

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Increasing Diversity in Fundraising

Learn how to support talented and diverse fundraising professionals. Founded in 1996 the Multicultural Alliance of the Association of Fundraising Professionals – Golden Gate Chapter welcomes diverse participants from traditionally under-represented populations and those whose organizations predominantly serve people of color, members of the lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgender-queer community (LGBTQ), and low-income and working class people.