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Nonprofit Day 2012: Generations of Change
August 3, 2012, San Francisco Hilton Union Square

2012 marks the 25th anniversary of CompassPoint's Nonprofit Day and the 15th anniversary of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN). To celebrate, we've put together a powerful program focused on strengthening the management and leadership capacity of ALL nonprofit professionals. Headlined by NY Times bestselling author, Chip Heath, legendary activist Dolores Huerta, and director of the Story of Stuff Project, Annie Leonard. Join your fellow social sector professionals in a day of learning and inspiration.

Special Events in San Francisco

Capital Campaigns in the New Normal
Tuesday, July 24, 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Meet the Author: Fundraising and the Next Generation
Thursday, July 26, 3:00-5:00 pm
Sip 'N Sign: A Networking Opportunity
Thursday, July 26, 5:00-7:00 pm

35 Ways to Maximize Online Fundraising
Monday, August 6, 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Awakening the Power of Collective Impact
Tuesday, August 28, 10:30 am-12:00 pm

GrantSpace: Join today to build a better tomorrow.

Online Events

Live Chat: Are You a Social Entrepreneur?
Thursday, July 26, 11:00 am-12:00 pm PT
Join Abby Chroman of Ashoka and Nell Edgington, president of Social Velocity, for a discussion about the defining features of social entrepreneurship. They'll answer our questions about measuring impact, accomplishing social change, and more.

Webinar: Storytelling for Fundraising Success
Thursday, August 2, 10:00-11:00 am PT
Everyone loves a powerful and inspiring story, and your donors and potential donors are no exception. Of course, each nonprofit has many stories to share, but how can you feature those stories that best connect with your donors in your printed and online materials?

On the Road in August: Western Region

The Foundation Center is on the road. Look for Foundation Center events near you in August:

Proposal Writing and Budgeting Basics
Monday, August 6, 4:00-6:00 pm
Denver, CO

You Got the Grant! Now What?
Tuesday, August 7, 3:00-4:00 pm
Colorado Springs, CO

Understanding Collaboration
Thursday, August 9, 10:00-11:30 am
Pueblo, CO

Nonprofit Sustainability: Building Blocks to Organizational Success
Friday, August 10, 1:30-3:00 pm
Durango, CO

Prospect Research Basics: Researching Individual Donors
Monday, August 13, 12:00-1:15 pm
Aspen, CO

Your Board and Fundraising
Tuesday, August 14, 10:00-11:30 am
Estes Park, CO

Grantseeking Basics and Introduction to Finding Funders
Tuesday, August 21, 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Albuquerque, NM

Grantseeking Basics for Individuals in the Arts
Thursday, August 23, 10:00-11:30 am
Eagle Nest, NM

At Our Blog

Check Philanthropy Front and Center-San Francisco often to find out what's happening with nonprofits and grantmakers in Northern California and beyond.

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August 13-17
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Free Classes

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Monday, July 23

Prospect Research Basics: Researching Individual Donors
1:00-2:15 pm

Wednesday, July 25

Grantseeking Basics
5:00-6:30 pm

Introduction to
Finding Funders

6:30-7:30 pm

Friday, July 27

Grantseeking Basics for Individuals in the Arts
10:00-11:30 am

Getting Started with Foundation Grants to Individuals Online
11:30 am-12:15 pm

Wednesday, August 1

Finding Foundation Support for Your Education
5:00-6:15 pm

Getting Started with Foundation Grants to Individuals Online
6:15-7:00 pm

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