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Funder-Grantee Collaboration Story: Einhorn Family Charitable Trust & ParentCorps

Join us for a special case study to examine the inner workings of a close, symbiotic funder-grantee collaboration. Gain insights as to what elements can generate a harmonious, highly impactful collaboration that achieves the goals and missions of a nonprofit and its funder alike, with tangible results for the community that they serve.

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Creating Impact Through Nonprofit and Funder Collaboration

Foundations and nonprofits explain how collaborative relationships, which go beyond mere grantmaking, ultimately result in stronger impact in communities. Panelists will share thoughts on the rationale behind their collaborations, how they make these partnerships work, what challenges they have faced along the way, and the results they 've seen from their efforts together.

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Building a Results-based Board

Learn how to move your board from the reporting and activity mode of operation to a results-based approach that is informed and inspired by purpose. 

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Video Strategy for Do-Gooders

This 60 minute workshop will help your organization craft an effective and integrated video strategy that will give you a solid ROI.

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Book Talk: Fundraising for Social Change

Kim Klein, internationally known fundraising trainer and author of Fundraising for Social Change, shares tips on asking, strategies for donor acquisition and retention, as well as common sense approaches to many fundraising challenges.

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The Many Ways Impact Investing Affects Nonprofits

You may have been hearing the terms “impact investing” and “social enterprise” more frequently in recent years. Impact investing is a concept being employed more and more in the social sector space, but what does it actually entail? Furthermore, how can your organization think about and benefit from impact investments?

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Philanthropy Blueprint 2017

In 2017, the independent sector faces an increased blurring of the lines between: government and philanthropy; and digital infrastructure and civil society. This video presents a discussion around the topics of Blueprint 2017 and how local philanthropies are reacting to these trends.

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Moving Your Board from Good to Great

The board is humming in second gear – steady, showing up with clarity about its role, making solid decisions, taking care of business. You and the board leadership have worked really hard to get to this place. How do you move to the next level?

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Strengthening Online Engagement: Tweaking Your Social Media Strategy

Learn how you can start strengthening your organization 's online engagement with Luis Chabolla, Communications Director of Community Foundation Santa Cruz County. Luis will offer pro tips and knowledge that can be applied to all your social media channels today to invigorate engagement. 

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Should Major Gifts Be Staff or Volunteer Driven?

This panel discussion will look at the pros and cons of cultivating and soliciting major donors through a staff or volunteer model, and success factors for successfully approach each, as well as a hybrid major donor program.