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September 2014

The San Francisco Foundation’s #BayAreaBold Nightlife

September 4 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
California Academy of Sciences,
55 Music Concourse Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118 United States
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We have been launching bold ideas since 1948, responsible for seeding some of the most beloved institutions in the Bay Area, including KQED, SF Bicycle Coalition, and the Exploratorium, just to name a few. You could say wehave a serious love affair with the Bay Area and we’re throwing a lively shindig at NightLife at the California Academy of Sciences to share the love. It’s going to be a night you won’t want to miss! We’ll have notable, buzzworthy Bay Area locals partnering with…

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Murphy & Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Opening Reception & Awards Ceremony

September 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
SOMArts Cultural Center,
934 Brannan St., San Francisco, CA United States
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We are pleased to invite you to the opening reception for this year’s Murphy & Cadogen Contemporary Art Awards exhibition. The San Francisco Foundation and SOMArts Cultural Center present a focused look at the future of the Bay Area visual and media arts landscape. The Annual Murphy & Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition showcases the work of promising visual artists from regional Master of Fine Arts (MFA) programs working across disciplines and identifies young artists whose work intersects with emerging trends.…

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Social Change, Advocacy and Movement Building: The Role for Funders

September 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Northern California Grantmakers,
160 Spear Street, Suite 360, San Francisco, CA United States

What does it mean for a funder to support social change, advocacy, or movement building? Different foundations will answer the question in different ways, but most foundations would agree that the goal is to improve the lives of individuals and communities. We know that no one funder can solve the problems that affect vulnerable communities, and no single nonprofit can address all the needs of the community it serves. So how do funders strategically employ their expertise and resources to…

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Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards: Makers, Music & Mimosas

September 20 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
SOMArts Cultural Center,
934 Brannan St., San Francisco, CA United States
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Makers, Music & Mimosas: An afternoon of artist-led creative workshops and live music. The San Francisco Foundation and SOMArts Cultural Center present a focused look at the future of the Bay Area visual and media arts landscape. The Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition showcases the work of promising visual artists from regional Master of Fine Arts (MFA) programs working across disciplines and identifies young artists whose work intersects with emerging trends. Learn more about the awards and…

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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

Annual Investment Forum

October 16 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
The City Club of San Francisco,
155 Sansome Street, 11th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94104 United States
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More information about this year’s program 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, SPO Partners & Co. Sarah E. Stein,…

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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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