The 2017 Tech Leavers Study

What would you do if your colleagues continually shared offensive and stereotypical racial jokes? How would you respond if the same managers who continually made sexist comments also unfairly critiqued your work contributions, while you watched others being fast-tracked for promotions? Or if your co-workers questioned your legal status to work,your English skills, or your ability to do your job? …

Free Workshop – Demystifying Program Evaluation – February 22

The Foundation Center will be holding a free workshop entitled “Demystifying Program Evaluation: Making Evaluation Accessible”. In understandable, everyday language, explore barriers to conducting program evaluations, learn different types of evaluation, develop decision-making tools regarding whether to conduct evaluations internally or to hire an outside consultant, and learn the basic steps toward creating your own outcomes-based evaluation. As funders are …

CompassPoint’s Next Gen Leaders of Color Program Accepting Applications!

CompassPoint’s signature leadership development program, Next Generation Leaders of Color, is now accepting applications for its next cohort of managers working in a Bay Area health and human service nonprofits.  The program will launch in April 2013.  To download the program fact sheet which includes eligibility requirements and a preview of the application, click HERE.

Fellowship Application for Black Male Achievement Now Available

The Black Male Achievement (BMA) Fellowship is a new fellowship program established by Open Society Foundations and Echoing Green dedicated to improving the life outcomes of black men and boys in the U.S. It is the first fellowship program of its kind that targets social entrepreneurs who are starting up new and innovative organizations in the field of black male …

Nonprofit Technology Conference to be held in Oakland – November 14-16

On November 14 – 16, Aspiration will be hosting its annual nonprofit technology festival at Preservation Park in Oakland.  The Nonprofit Software Development Summit is not just for techies! The agenda is designed to be relevant and inclusive for all nonprofit technology stakeholders, from new users to seasoned practitioners.  The conference is set up to be very flexible based on …

A Few Days Left to Apply! East Bay Fellowship for E.D.s – 9/18 Deadline

LeaderSpring is still recruiting nonprofit leaders from the East Bay for its Class of 2014 Fellowship. LeaderSpring is a project of the Tides Center and has a long track record in transforming communities through leadership development.  Click here for the Call for Applications. Applications are due Tuesday, September 18, 2012, by 5:00 p.m.  For more information, please visit LeaderSpring’s website, …

Money for Our Movements

A few months ago, I shared a save the date for the Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training (GIFT)’s upcoming conference and my own reasons for valuing deeply GIFT’s community, work and vision on this blog. I’m happy to share that registration is now open for the 2012 Money for Our Movements conference. I look forward to seeing many of you …

Social Media for Nonprofits Conference – Mountain View, CA – July 26

  On July 26, 2012, Social Media for Nonprofits will bring together nonprofit decision-makers and supporters from the Bay Area to share practical tips and tools for fundraising, marketing, and advocacy.  Speakers will address a variety of topics in a series of short talks and interactive workshops.  Conference registration includes access to the full-day program, access to all breakouts, continental …