The Foundation Center is having its annual open house in San Francisco on Tuesday, February 23, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. As part of the open house, you can check out some of the Foundation Center’s most popular training programs for FREE. You can drop by for refreshments and informative demonstrations throughout the day, but if you want to attend one of the free, full-length scheduled programs, click HERE to register, or you can call 415-397-0902. To register online, just click on the particular session that you want to attend in the Center’s calendar for February 23.
Here’s the Open House Agenda:
Full-length Scheduled Programs (requiring registration)
9:00-10:15 a.m. Fundraising in a Challenging Economy
10:30-12:00 p.m. Strategic Wisdom for Challenging Times – (Panelists: Jan Masaoka, Blue Avocado; Stephanie Roth, Grassroots Fundraising Journal; Charles Fernandez, TCC Group; Moderator: Lisa Hoffman, Nonprofit Consultant & Coach)
12:45-2:00 p.m. Innovations and Trends in Online Fundraising – (Presenter: Michael Stein, nonprofit tech strategist)
2:00-3:15 p.m. How to Approach a Foundation: From Initial Contact to Getting Funded — What Does it Take?
3:30-5:00 p.m. The Nonprofit Starvation Cycle: The Role Nonprofit Leaders Can Play in Turning a Vicious Cycle into a Virtuous One – (Presenters: Ann Goggins Gregory & Don Howard, The Bridgespan Group)
Demonstrations (drop-ins o.k.)
10:00-10:30 a.m. New Online Tools for Researching Funders
12:00-12:30 p.m. Spotlight on Resources for Individual Grantseekers
3:00-3:30 p.m. Hidden Electronic Treasures Available at the Center
4:30-5:00 p.m. A Baker’s Dozen: Featuring Staff’s Favorite Resources