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Fiscal Sponsorship for Social Entrepreneurs and Emerging Nonprofits

Mar 14, 2012  

Brad Luckhardt and Yvette Diaz of the Tides Center provide an overview of fiscal sponsorship and the range of services in the TIDES model.

Meet the Grantmakers: What’s Trending in the World of Foundations?

Meet the Grantmakers
May 31, 2012  

A panel of Bay Area grantmakers discuss timely topics in philanthropy after the 2012 Council on Foundations conference.

Top 10 Fundraising Tips as Featured in Nonprofit Management 101

Darian Rodriguez Heyman
Jan 27, 2012  

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.

Creating a Nonprofit Business Plan that Works

Launching a nonprofit series
Feb 22, 2012  

In this session, panelists Alvin J. Donius, Elaine Grogan Luttrull, and Fran Smyth explain the components of a professional business plan for nonprofits.

Launching a Nonprofit Organization: Effective Program Development and Community Relevance

Launching a Nonprofit series
Feb 08, 2012  

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.

Reality Fundraising: Lessons Learned From Successful Arts Organizations

Marilyn Hoyt
Jan 11, 2012  

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.

Health and Human Services Funding and the New Normal

Health and Human Services Grantmakers
Apr 26, 2012  

A panel of grantmakers from institutions that support health and human services organizations share best practices in working with foundations during challenging economic times.

Social Enterprise & Sustainability: A Conversation with Paul Lamb

Paul Lamb
Apr 19, 2012  

Paul Lamb, Principal, Man On A Mission Consulting, defines social enterprise and sustainability and offers a few tips on assessing your nonprofit’s social enterprise readiness.

Collaborating for Good

Collaborating For Good
May 01, 2012  

Find out how nonprofits are collaborating, what's motivating them, and how foundations are supporting them.

Exponential Fundraising: A Conversation with Jennifer McCrea

Jennifer McCrea
Apr 04, 2012  

Hauser Center senior research fellow Jennifer McCrea aims to alter the buyer-seller dynamic that often characterizes donor-fundraiser relationships.

Taking in the View From the Cliff: A Conversation with Daniel Stid

Daniel Stid
Apr 25, 2012  

Daniel Stid, Partner at The Bridgespan Group, shares key findings from the recent report, "View from the Cliff: Government-Funded Nonprofits Are Looking Out on Steep Cuts and an Uncertain Future."

Foundation Center Training: Welcome Aboard

Welcome Aboard
Apr 19, 2012  

Please fasten your seatbelts and prepare to learn the skills that will help your nonprofit succeed. Welcome aboard!

Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits: A Conversation with Authors Chad Norman & Melanie Mathos

Chad Norman and Melanie Mathos
Apr 05, 2012  

Chad Norman and Melanie Mathos, co-authors of 101 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits, offer practical social media advice for nonprofits strapped for time and money. 

Doing Well & Doing Good: Hybrid Models for Social Impact

Hybrid models
Mar 20, 2012  

The wall separating purpose from profit is a thing of the past, as entrepreneurs and investors build newer, more nuanced organizational models combining social impact with market mechanisms and returns.

Mobile Giving: A Conversation With Jenna Snyder

Jenna Snyder
Mar 22, 2012  

Jenna Snyder from United Way of Greater Cleveland shares the successes and challenges of mobile giving.

Bay Area Arts Grantmaking in a Time of Change

Bay Area Arts Grantmaking
Oct 20, 2011  

Panelists describe their funding priorities, share current regional arts funding trends, and reflect on best practices for approaching foundations for support during challenging economic times.

Take a Tour of

Mar 20, 2012  
00:02:45 is a robust new web portal powered by the Foundation Center that helps funders working on water, sanitation, and hygiene to collaborate and to learn from one another.

Susan Howlett Discusses the Barriers to Getting Your Board Fundraising

Susan Howlett
Feb 28, 2012  

Author and consultant Susan Howlett discusses the barriers that exist when getting boards to fundraise and how to overcome those barriers.

Beth Kanter Discusses Social Fundraising

Beth Kanter
Feb 28, 2012  

Beth Kanter, prominent nonprofit author, trainer, fundraiser, and technologist, discusses her social fundraising experiences.

Launching a Nonprofit Organization: Lessons Learned from Successful Founders

Launching a Nonprofit
Jan 05, 2012  

Moderator Danielle Lanyard, CEO and Founder of Green Breakfast Club leads a panel discussion with Mallory King, Executive Director of Arts to Grow and Richard Webb, Executive Director of Pro World Foundation.

Robert Eckardt Talks About The Cleveland Foundation

Robert Eckardt
Feb 10, 2012  

Robert Eckardt, Executive Vice President at The Cleveland Foundation, talks about the Foundation's grantmaking and priorities.

Bill Leamon Talks About The Business of Good Foundation

Bill Leamon
Jan 27, 2012  

Bill Leamon, Managing Director for The Business of Good Foundation, discusses the Foundation's capacity building efforts for those who serve the poor.

Announcing GrantSpace Mobile! Take a 50 Second Tour

GrantSpace mobile
Feb 27, 2012  

GrantSpace Mobile helps you get in the know while you're on the go.

Tapping Into Talent: Jeff Griffiths from HandsOn Northeast Ohio Talks Volunteer Management

Jeff Griffiths
Feb 08, 2012  

Jeff Griffiths, Executive Director of HandsOn Northeast Ohio, shares tips on volunteer management and retention at Grassroots Networking Night.

What Advice Do You Have for Organizations That You Turn Down?

Amy Barger
Dec 07, 2011  

Grantmakers share their insights and advice on proposals, relationships with nonprofit organizations, and more.