"You have to know who else is already doing it. How are they doing it? How can you do it better?" Two nonprofit organizations share their experiences as startups.
Four panelists with experience in fundraising through special events share the information you need to determine whether fundraising with special events is the right strategy for your nonprofit.
Marilyn Hoyt discusses the Proposal Writers Boot Camp course offered by the Foundation Center.
Our expert speakers share their insights on how an organization can monitor and assess change both within itself and in the sector and world as a whole, and prepare action plans that use the organization's strengths to take full advantage of the opportunities found in challenging situations.
Is your emerging nonprofit organization facing management hurdles it cannot yet handle? A nonprofit incubator could offer your group assistance with getting off the ground.
What influences change in the world of institutional philanthropy? Representatives from various institutions discuss shifts that can serve to drive change within foundations.
Four panelists share advice to help you develop and implement strategies for using social media and mobile technology, including Facebook, LinkedIn, and text-to-give programs.
Paul Konigstein of Mission First Finance explains each staff member's role, ranging from the twelve ways every executive director should be involved in the organization's finances, to the three things every receptionist should do.
Moderator, Danielle Lanyard, guides the conversation about using business plans to build a sustainable charitable organization between two knowledgeable founders and executive directors of nonprofits.
Julia Bator, the Chief Executive Officer at Fund for Public Schools, moderates the discussion at this Foundation Center special event that focuses on how to measure and evaluate your organization's impact and outcomes.
Rae Linefsky from C3 Consulting moderates the discussion about leadership capacity. Panelists include David Garza of Henry Street Settlement, Linda Lausell Bryant of Inwood House, and Julie Shapiro of The Door.
Director of the director of the New York City Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), Mary Ann Sallas, gives an overview of the CFC and presented approved ways for nonprofit development professionals to take advantage of this collective fundraising campaign.
Tom McLaughlin, author of Nonprofit Mergers & Alliances, answers questions about joint programming.
John Marzulli and Stephen Besen of Shearman & Sterling LLP address the main technicalities that you need to know about when putting your collaboration into writing. This program was presented in collaboration with New York Lawyers for the Public Interest.
Laura Butzel and Jean Tom from Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP discuss common legal issues that arise when starting a new nonprofit. Presented in collaboration with New York Lawyers for the Public Interest.
Tom McLaughlin, author of Nonprofit Mergers & Alliances, answers questions about mergers and acquisitions.
Tom McLaughlin (author of Nonprofit Mergers & Alliances and the vice president of national customized services at the Nonprofit Finance Fund) answers questions about administrative collaborations. This is the first video of a three part series where Tom McLaughlin answers questions about different types of nonprofit collaborations.
Learn from a panel of grantmakers about STEM funding in the Bay Area.
Bruce Sievers leads a panel discussion on how nonprofits and philanthropy can address civil society's role in holding democracy together.
Brad Luckhardt and Yvette Diaz of the Tides Center provide an overview of fiscal sponsorship and the range of services in the TIDES model.
A panel of Bay Area grantmakers discuss timely topics in philanthropy after the 2012 Council on Foundations conference.
Darian Rodriguez Heyman, editor of Nonprofit Management 101: A Complete and Practical Guide for Leaders and Professionals, shares practical, tactical solutions to help you get the dollars you need.
In this session, panelists Alvin J. Donius, Elaine Grogan Luttrull, and Fran Smyth explain the components of a professional business plan for nonprofits.
Danielle Lanyard, CEO and founder of Green Breakfast Club moderates the second panel discussion in our Lessons Learned series featuring case studies of real organizations.
Marilyn Hoyt, nonprofit consultant and Foundation Center instructor, discusses fundraising for arts organizations in the current economic landscape by looking at three case studies of arts nonprofits.