Register for CompassPoint’s Nonprofit Day – September 19th in Oakland!

CompassPoint’s 24th Annual Nonprofit Day: Monday, September 19th at the Oakland City Center Marriott Nonprofit Day is a great way to take one day to reflect on, learn, and build your management and leadership capacity. Nonprofit Day fills up every year, so please register soon! Keynote: Sustaining Ourselves: How To Do This Work and Stay Well, Laura van Dernoot Lipsky, …

CompassPoint and Meyer Foundation Release Reports on Nonprofit Leadership

Today the Meyer Foundation and CompassPoint Nonprofit Services released “The Board Paradox”, completing a series of three briefs based on a national study of more than 3,000 nonprofit executive directors. The briefs report survey results and findings not included in the Daring to Lead 2011 main report, which was released in late June. The three briefs in the series are: …

LeaderSpring Call for SF-based E.D. Fellowship Applications – deadline Sept. 2!

LeaderSpring invites veteran and mid-career nonprofit executive directors based in San Francisco to apply to its two-year, on-the-job Fellowship. This Fellowship is ideal for those who lead agencies serving low-income communities and communities of color and who seek to achieve breakthroughs in agency performance while gaining self-renewal.  Fellows participate in retreats, monthly day-long gatherings, workshops with seasoned trainers, executive coaching, …

#FollowFriday: The Black Fatherhood Project

In the spirit of twitter’s #FollowFriday, here’s one from me. We at the Kapor Foundation know Jordan Thierry well from his role as staff member of the Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation. But for the past 5 years, he’s also been director of the Black Fatherhood Project. Most recently featured on the Open Society Foundations’ website, the Project is both a …

June 29: Social Media for Nonprofits Conference in San Francisco

Social Media for Nonprofits conferences will be held in San Francisco 6/29, Washington, DC 7/14, NYC 8/4, Los Angeles 8/22, Seattle, Chicago and Atlanta with keynotes Guy Kawasaki, Beth Kanter, and Idealist.org’s Ami Dar. The series will feature practical tips and tools for fundraising, marketing, and advocacy. Discount tickets may be available for nonprofits with budgets below $500,000.  For more …

Brotherhood Graduation: This Wednesday (6/8)!

People, I have to say that if you’re in the house for the College Bound Brotherhood Graduation Celebration this Wednesday at the Oakland Museum, you’re in store for a beautiful evening! We’re building on the past celebration and on the momentum from this year’s Brotherhood activities. The event is close to being sold out, though! Click here for last minute …

Two Free Webinars This Wednesday: Program Evaluation Essentials & Measuring the ROI of Social Media

Check out these two free webinars — part of the NonprofitWebinars.com Wednesday Webinar series for nonprofit staff and board development. Webinar 1: If You Evaluate It, They Will Fund: Program Evaluation Essentials Wednesday, May 18, 2011 from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PT Description: Program evaluation is a component of program design and implementation that is often considered after the …