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August 2014

Art & Soul Oakland

August 2 @ 12:00 pm - August 3 @ 6:00 pm
Frank Ogawa Plaza ,
Oakland, United States

  The San Francisco Foundation is proud to be a major sponsor of the 2014 Art & Soul Oakland, two sensational days of music, food, fun and art in beautiful downtown Oakland, where we will feature our FAITHS program as part of our 20th Anniversary series of events.        

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Innovations in Funding for Anti-Poverty Initiatives

August 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
San Francisco Marriot Marquis Hotel,
780 Mission Street San Francisco, CA United States

Join us for to learn more about the work we’re doing through our Bay Area Workforce Funding Collaborative at “Innovations in Funding for Anti-Poverty Initiatives,” part of the Innovative Programmatic and Policy Responses to Poverty Annual Convening. Moderators:  Jennifer Shea, PhD, & William D. Cabin, PhD Panelists: Ian Galloway, MPP, Senior Research Associate Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Lorraine Giordano, PhD, Initiative Officer Bay Area Workforce Funding Collaborative, The San Francisco Foundation Catherine Howard, MCP, Director of Strategic Initiatives…

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California Adaptation Forum

August 19 @ 8:00 am - August 20 @ 5:00 pm
Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel,
Sacramento, CA United States

The Local Government Commission and the State of California invite you to join us in Sacramento this summer for the first ever statewide event specifically focused on climate change adaptation. This unique forum will include over 40 plenaries and breakouts on a wide range of critical issues, and we expect the Forum will attract and engage a diverse mix of over 600 policymakers, practitioners and leaders. The audience will include elected officials, public and private sector leaders, nonprofits, and researchers…

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Nonprofit Mergers: Lessons Learned from a Local Example

August 19 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Northern California Grantmakers,
160 Spear Street, Suite 360 San Francisco, CA United States
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What should funders look for when considering whether to support a proposed merger? What are different ways that a funder can support a proposed merger, beyond direct grantmaking? Since the 2008 recession, the nonprofit and grantmaking communities have steadily paid increasing attention to mergers. The total pool of grantmaking dollars available to support nonprofit mergers has grown, albeit modestly. And more nonprofits have considered merger as a part of their strategy to increase and sustain their impact in the community.…

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2014 Faiths Series VII: Writing Effective Proposals Intensive Part I

August 20 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
County of Alameda Conference Center Hayward/Union City Rooms,
125 12th Street, Suite 400 Oakland, 94607 United States

OCCUR and THE SAN FRANCISCO FOUNDATION FAITHS PROGRAM present A Model Built on Faith Writing Effective Proposals Intensive Part I This two-day clinic is intense! Writing Effective Proposals will equip you to convey a worthy case to corporations, foundations and other private funders. Participants will tackle this sometimes confusing process with the expert guidance of our consultant team. Register for the workshop online. 2014 Faiths Series VII Leadership Essentials/Taking the Lead to Transform Communities The Series VII Workshops are designed…

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2014 Faiths Series VII: Writing Effective Proposals Intensive Part II

August 21 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
County of Alameda Conference Center Hayward/Union City Rooms,
125 12th Street, Suite 400 Oakland, 94607 United States

OCCUR and THE SAN FRANCISCO FOUNDATION FAITHS PROGRAM present A Model Built on Faith Writing Effective Proposals Intensive Part II This two-day clinic is intense! Writing Effective Proposals will equip you to convey a worthy case to corporations, foundations and other private funders. Participants will tackle this sometimes confusing process with the expert guidance of our consultant team. Register for the workshop online. 2014 Faiths Series VII Leadership Essentials/Taking the Lead to Transform Communities The Series VII Workshops are designed…

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September 2014

Date Tentative: Annual Investment Forum

September 22

Note: Date is tentative. More information about this year’s program, location, and timing to come. Please join us for The San Francisco Foundation’s Annual Investment Forum, featuring a presentation and panel with our financial experts on our investment strategy and latest trends. Learn more and see photos from last year’s event on our blog. Past presenters have included: Michael Miller, Co-founder and Managing Director, Colonial Consulting, LLC Andy Ballard, Founder and Managing Partner, Figtree Partners Edward H. McDermott, Managing Director,…

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2014 Faiths Series VII: Diversifying Your Funding Base

September 23 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,
125 12th Street, Suite 400 Oakland, 94607

OCCUR and THE SAN FRANCISCO FOUNDATION FAITHS PROGRAM present A Model Built on Faith Diversifying Your Funding Base:  Where to Find Fresh Funding Streams Experts in the field of fund development explain what it means to diversity your funding base and provide effective techniques building a strong and attractive case for potential funding sources. Register for the workshop online. 2014 Faiths Series VII Leadership Essentials/Taking the Lead to Transform Communities The Series VII Workshops are designed to present participants with…

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October 2014

2014 Faiths Series VII: What’s The Real Deal on Finding a Funder?

October 23 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,
125 12th Street, Suite 400 Oakland, 94607

OCCUR and THE SAN FRANCISCO FOUNDATION FAITHS PROGRAM present A Model Built on Faith Funder Reception: What’s The Real Deal on Finding a Funder? Debunking Funder Myths Meet the Funders Up Close and Personal! Learn who is funding faiths organizations. What their current funding priorities are and what it will take to receive the program funding you need to make the greatest community impact. Register for the workshop online. 2014 Faiths Series VII Leadership Essentials/Taking the Lead to Transform Communities…

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