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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. 

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.

Join the Foundation Center’s Funding Information Network

The Funding Information Network – 2013-09-06
Sep 06, 2013  
00:01:34

Would organizations in your community benefit from greater access to the best funding and grantseeking resources? Consider an affiliation with the Foundation Center, the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide.

Meet the Grant Partners: Building Momentum for Your Organization [HIGHLIGHTS]

Meet the Grant Partners
Jun 24, 2013  
00:07:14

What advice can you give to new organizations that are working to scale? This question was posed to panelists Michael Lombardo, Chief Executive Officer, Reading Partners, and Gabrielle E. Miller, Executive Director, Raising A Reader National Office. This is what they had to say.

Nonprofit Brandraising: Tips from Big Duck

Sarah Durham
Jun 21, 2013  
00:02:16

What mistakes do nonprofits make with branding? What can nonprofits do to strengthen their brand identity? Learn about the system of "Brandraising" from author, Sarah Durham, President and Founder of Big Duck.

Nonprofit Program Evaluation: Why You Should Track Programs and Services

Corey Newhouse
Jun 18, 2013  
00:02:51

Why do nonprofits need to evaluate their programs and services? Why are some organizations not evaluating? And, what is one simple step nonprofits can take toward meaningful program evaluation?

Nonprofit Content Curation: The Hows and Whys of Effective Content Curation

Guillaume Decugis
Jun 18, 2013  
00:03:12

What is online content curation? How can nonprofits use content curation to strengthen organizational engagement? We caught up with Guillaume Decugis, CEO of scoop.it to find out.