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Vodafone Americas Foundation Wireless Innovation Project

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Feb 25, 2015  
19:12

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. 

Surf’s Up: Moving from the Board That You Have to the Board That You Need

Lisa Hoffman
Feb 24, 2015  
1:26:08

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.

Prospecting Secrets to Building a Major Donor Program

Armando Zumaya
Feb 24, 2015  
56:31

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.

Make a Video for the Non-Profit You Love for Under $50

Benjamin Packard
Jan 07, 2015  
1:38:42

90 minute workshop catered to nonprofits interested in using video to supplement their marketing and fundraising campaigns. 

Meet the Grantmakers: What's Trending in Arts Funding

Meet the Grantmaker panelists
Oct 29, 2014  
59:16

Bay area grantmakers share new and emerging areas of interest and reflect on best practices for securing foundation support. 

Empowering Low-Income Women

Rising Tide
Oct 14, 2014  
1:55:45

Rising Tide: Empowering Low-Income Women showcases innovation and women tackling the issue of empowerment and poverty. 

Digi.lit: The Digital Publishing Revolution Finally Explained

Digi.lit panelists
Oct 13, 2014  
1:25:44

The world of publishing is changing rapidly due to the digital revolution. In this recorded program, you’ll get the latest insider’s scoop on how to publish an ebook. 

Cultivating Your Fundraising Team

Cultivating Your Fundraising Team panelists
Sep 30, 2014  
1:39:10

Seasoned professionals and volunteers offer approaches and techniques on how to create and nourish a successful fundraising team from your staff and board.

Meet the Grantmakers: How Tech Gives

How Tech Gives title slide
Sep 30, 2014  
1:11:24

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. 

Implementing Online Donation Systems: Three Common Mistakes

Marc Halpert, Your Best Interest LLC
Aug 07, 2014  
2:36

What are the three most common mistakes that organizations make as they implement online donations systems? Answers from Marc Halpert, owner of Your Best Interest LLC.

  

Social Capital: Supporting the Community Beyond Grants

Erin McIntyre and Teleange' Thomas
Jun 27, 2014  
9:38

Erin McIntyre, Program Officer, and Teleange' Thomas, Program Director, of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, talk about their grantmaking priorities and philanthropy.

What Should Applicants Avoid on Proposals

Jill Paulsen, Cuyahoga Arts & Culture
May 16, 2014  
11:39

Jill Paulsen, Deputy Director of Cuyahoga Arts & Culture discusses how proposals are funded and answers the question "What to avoid on proposals?"

Reflections on Powerful Board Recruitment

Lisa Hoffman
Apr 24, 2014  
6:36

Lisa Hoffman shares thoughts on powerful board recruitment. 

Common Mistakes of EDs & Board Members

Jan Masaoka
Apr 24, 2014  
4:31

How is the board’s firing of an ED similar to a romantic breakup? Jan Masaoka explains. 

Train Your Board (and Everyone Else) to Raise Money

Andy Robinson
Apr 24, 2014  
1:15

"Start small. Start incrementally. Start with your board where they are," advises consultant and author Andy Robinson.

How to Write Persuasive Proposals in a Short(er) Story Format

Cheryl A. Clarke
Apr 24, 2014  
3:00

Cheryl A. Clarke shares tips on how to avoid common mistakes in writing proposals.

The Best Way to Connect with a Foundation

Robert Jaquay, The George Gund Foundation
Mar 21, 2014  
00:07:00

Robert Jaquay, Associate Director of The George Gund Foundation, discusses helpful tips for grant seekers while also answering the question, "What is the best way to connect with a foundation?"

Philanthropic Support for LGBTQ Issues

LGBTQ
Mar 04, 2014  
2:17:34

Rising Tide, explored the people, the stories, the issues, and the programs that comprise the landscape of Cleveland's local LGBTQ community. Learn what's happening related to LGBTQ programming in youth, families, aging, health, employment, or social justice – from a wealth of local and national experts. 

LGBTQ Issues: Introduction

LGBTQ Issues
Mar 04, 2014  
11:33

Rising Tide, explored the people, the stories, the issues, and the programs that comprise the landscape of Cleveland's local LGBTQ community. Learn what's happening related to LGBTQ programming in youth, families, aging, health, employment, or social justice – from a wealth of local and national experts. 

LGBTQ Issues: Story Tellers

Phyllis Harris
Mar 04, 2014  
48:45

This section of story tellers showcases new ways of solving old problems by lifting up social innovators who are changing the landscape of Cleveland's local LGBTQ community.

LGBTQ Issues: Statistics

Ben Francisco Maulbeck
Mar 04, 2014  
24:24

Ben Francisco Maulbeck, President of Funders for LGBTQ Issues, presents an overview of funding statistics dealing with the LGBTQ Community in the United States. LGBTQ funding equals only .24% of all funding. 

LGBTQ Issues: Lightning Talks

Mary Zaller
Mar 04, 2014  
27:05

Learn what's happening related to LGBTQ programming in youth, families, aging, health, employment, or social justice – from a wealth of experts. 

LGBTQ Issues: The Take Away

Kristi Andrasik
Mar 04, 2014  
26:05

Kristi Andrasik, Program Officer of The Cleveland Foundation, discuses social capital and what should be taken away from the program discussing LGBTQ Issues. 

Red Flags When Communicating with Grant Seekers

Walter Ginn, Trustee of the Frank Hadley Ginn and Cornelia Root Ginn Charitable Trust
Feb 07, 2014  
00:05:20

Walter Ginn, President and trustee of the Frank Hadley Ginn and Cornelia Root Ginn Charitable Trust, discusses their grantmaking priorities and gives helpful tips to grant seekers applying to foundations. 

Meet The Grantmakers: Funding for Individual Artists

Meet the Grantmakers: Funding for Individual Artists
Oct 17, 2013  
1:19:33

Insights from local grantmakers into the individual artist funding process.