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Professional Development Program

22 Feb 2017

A Funder's Role in the Advocacy Arena | San Francisco Bay Area Local Engagement Group

February 22, 2017 -
9:30am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Advocacy is an essential tool in executing your philanthropic mission. Learn how to use it strategically and legally as a funder.
03 Feb 2017

The Opportunity Summit: Activating the Power of 9 Counties to Create Opportunity and Shared Prosperity for All

February 3, 2017 -
9:00am to 3:30pm
Nile Hall
You are invited to join partners from across the Bay Area to learn together, collaborate, and take action toward equity, economic opportunity, and shared prosperity. Hear from experts and those on the ground implementing promising solutions. This...
11 Jan 2017

A New Vision For Comprehensive Capacity Building (A GEO special feature) | Peninsula

January 11, 2017 -
10:00am to 3:00pm
Microsoft Campus | Nebula Room
We know that grantmakers can bolster nonprofit effectiveness and results by supporting capacity-building initiatives, thus ensuring their grantees have what they need to deliver on their missions over the long haul. As part of GEO and NCG’s...
10 Jan 2017

A New Vision For Comprehensive Capacity Building (A GEO special feature) | San Francisco

January 10, 2017 -
10:00am to 3:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
We know that grantmakers can bolster nonprofit effectiveness and results by supporting capacity-building initiatives, thus ensuring their grantees have what they need to deliver on their missions over the long haul. As part of GEO and NCG’s...
02 Dec 2016

Not Your Grandfather's Philanthropy

December 2, 2016 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
The face of philanthropy is changing, new models of giving are surfacing and donors are engaging in innovative ways to determine where their dollars should go. Donors look different too — younger, diverse, more tech savvy and more likely to look for...
19 Oct 2016

Building Collaboration from the Inside Out - Peninsula (A GEO Special Feature)

October 19, 2016 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Before collaboration became the latest philanthropic buzzword, many grantmakers were already collaborating in ways both large and small around shared concerns or core issues and beliefs. But because collaboration is hard and messy, both grantmakers...
29 Sep 2016

New Grantmakers Institute: Grantmaking for the 21st Century

September 29, 2016 - 8:30am to October 28, 2016 - 5:00pm
The James Irvine Foundation
The learning curve for new grantmakers can be considerable! Even grantmakers with a few years of experience may still be unclear on the legal aspects of grantmaking or how to spot the red flags in grantee financial statements, not to mention how to...
28 Sep 2016

Financial Series 2016 | Session 3 - Strategic Financial Management: “Thinking like a Finance Person” (SF)

September 28, 2016 -
9:30am to 12:30pm
The James Irvine Foundation
In this workshop, Program Officers will gain an understanding of how to engage in a dialogue with grantees to identify their capacity for fiscal strategy around complex issues.
27 Sep 2016

Golden State Learning Series - A GEO Collaboration

September 27, 2016 - 11:00am to December 1, 2016 - 12:15pm
Online Learning Session
Offered in partnership by Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, Northern California Grantmakers, Southern California Grantmakers, and San Diego Grantmakers, this highly-interactive, five-session online learning series gives California grantmakers...

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