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April 2017

    Introduction to Project Budgets

    Apr 5, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET

    Learn the basic elements of how to draft a project budget with confidence!

    Successfully Integrating For-Profit Board Members

    Apr 6, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    This interactive session will look at how to effectively recruit, onboard and integrate board members from for-profit backgrounds.

    Emerging Development Professionals Leadership Circle (Registration Closed)

    Apr 7, 2017 9:30 am - 11:00 am  PT

    The Emerging Professionals Leadership Circle is a monthly peer group meeting of new development professionals of small organizations, to share challenges and strategies for personal and organizational success. In an informal, roundtable format, you will have an opportunity to share your insights, gain practical solutions, and alleviate any on-the-job isolation or stress that you might experience. 

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Friday, April 07 1:00pm-3:00pm PST
    Modesto, California | In-person

    This program will provide information for non-profit organizations in the field of grant seeking.

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Saturday, April 08 1:00pm-2:30pm PST
    Fresno, California | In-person

    Attendees will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants including: who funds nonprofits and what are their motivations; what do funders really want to know about the organizations they are interested in funding; and how to identify potential funders and make the first approach. 

    Advocacy Strategies for Nonprofits

    Apr 11, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET

    Are you seeking to take your nonprofit to the next level?Want to get involved in legislative advocacy but don’t know where to start? Wondering whether nonprofits even need to lobby government or the legal restrictions for lobbying? Do donors give more to nonprofits who lobby government? Changes are happening in government that can affect your nonprofit. Learn how your organization's voice can be heard during this critical time in local, state, and federal government. Learn the answers to these questions and more during the “Advocacy Strategies for Nonprofits” webinar. 

    Build a Solid Brand, Be Influential and Increase Engagement for Non-Profits

    Wednesday, April 12 10:00am-12:00pm PST
    Richmond, California | In-person

    Build a Solid Brand, Be Influential and Increase Engagement for Non-Profit Organizations.

    Vaneese Johnson, Boldness Coach at Richmond Community Foudation   

    Introduction to Finding Grants

    Apr 12, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET

    Are you new to the field of grantseeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders.  

    Inside Innovation Funding: Exploring Philanthropy at the Intersection of Problem-Solving, Technology & Design

    Apr 13, 2017 10:00 am - 12:30 pm  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    How do funders define innovation and what can we learn from approaches that are working? Join us for a panel discussion around innovation funding.

    Crowdfunding for Your Cause

    Apr 13, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET

    Peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns represent a unique opportunity to raise funds, build awareness, and expand your donor database. Veteran fundraiser and executive Darian Rodriguez Heyman shares a step-by-step breakdown of how to cut through the clutter and ensure a great response to your next campaign.

    Foundation Center Orientation & Introduction to Foundation Directory Online

    Apr 19, 2017 9:00 am - 10:00 am  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    Are you new to Foundation Center? Discover what resources we offer and learn about Foundation Directory Online, the most comprehensive prospect research tool with over 140,000 grantmaker profiles. 

    AFP Broadcast - Getting to Know You: Donor Surveys for the Win!

    Apr 19, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    From crafting questions to choosing a delivery method, Shanon will teach you the know-how you need to create and send a donor survey.

    LGBTQ Issues in the Workplace in the Wake of the new Administration

    Thursday, April 20 3:30pm-5:00pm PST
    Richmond, California | In-person

    LGBTQ Issues in the Workplace in the wake of the Administration

     Glicel Sumagaysay, Law Office of Glicel Sumagaysay, Richmond Community Foundation

    Introduction to Proposal Writing

    Saturday, April 22 1:00pm-2:30pm PST
    Fresno, California | In-person

    This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation. It will include: the basic elements of a proposal; the "do's" and "don'ts" of writing and submitting a proposal; and how to follow up whether the answer is yes or no.

    Fundraising on Social Media

    Apr 24, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  ET

    Join  former Craigslist Foundation E.D. and Co-Founder of Social Media for Nonprofits Darian Rodriguez Heyman as he presents useful, easy to implement, and effective tips, tools, and best practices. 

    Introduction to Fundraising Planning

    Apr 26, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm  PT
    San Francisco, California | In-person

    Learn a basic planning process for diversifying your organization’s support.