Nonprofit Job Openings - SV2's compiled list.
How to Write Winning Grant Proposals
The Chronicle of Philanthropy hosts this webinar on Thursday, June 5, 2014.
Organizational Capacity Assessment Tool (OCAT)
A tool developed by McKinsey and Co. and customized for Social Venture Partners, the OCAT helps nonprofits identify their organizational strengths and challenges and establish capacity building goals.
Ask An Expert
Stanford Social Innovation Review and the Ask ACT experts have teamed up to provide answers to questions you have about managing nonprofits.
Center for Social Innovation Community Resources
Access the latest knowledge and ideas, learn new business tools to enhance your organization's impact, and connect with management expertise of students and alumni.
Center for Excellence in Nonprofits
Resources and workshops to strengthen community organizations as they improve the quality of life for those they serve.
December 2, everywhere
ORGANIZATIONAL CAPACITY BUILDING
Recruiting and Vetting Nonprofit Board Members - This resource provides overall basic components of an effective board but it also includes questions that can be asked to ensure that members are a good fit for the organization.
Transforming Board Members Into Energized Partners - This resource provides steps on how to strengthen the board's relationship with the nonprofit so that they can be a better board for that specific organization.
Stages of Board Development - This resource details the stages of Board Development and the 3 key life stages in a non profit board life cycle.
How Should a Nonprofit Board of Directors Be Structured? - This resource provides detailed bulleted lists on actual steps that should be taken to structure an effective board. It includes information on meetings, committees, and board size.
Developing A Board of Directors - This powerpoint presentation outlines and provides details on what a board is, what its major duties are, ways to maintain it and what each leadership position entails.
Marketing & Communications:
7 Steps to Creating Your Best Nonprofit Marketing Plan Ever - This is a very detailed step by step guide specific to marketing that includes examples and questions that teach how to build an effective marketing strategy.
Ten Steps To Stronger Nonprofit Communications - This is a quick 10 step guide that includes questions to help strengthen your nonprofits communications.
Ten Nonprofit Funding Models - This resource provides an overview of ten nonprofit funding models. It also provides fairly detailed examples of nonprofits that use each type of model.
Finding Your Funding Model - Provides information on when to develop a funding model, the benefits of developing one, and where to start research in order to create an effective one.
Fundraising Is Fundamental (If Not Always Fun) - This talks about getting over the fear of fundraising in order to scale up your non profit.
Measuring Performance In Public and Nonprofit Organizations - Provides background on performance measurement and why it is important. This also details what it is used for as well as talks about strategic and project planning Overall a very detailed resource that talks about many aspects of performance measurement.
The Bridgespan Group
Offers a Leading for Impact program which includes workshops, one-on-one coaching and online tutorials.
Offers workshops for nonprofit staff and volunteers in Leadership & Management, Boards & Governance, Strategy, Fundraising, Finance and Technology.
Stanford Alumni Consulting Team (ACT)
Alumni of Stanford's Graduate School of Business provide pro bono management consulting services to the nonprofit community through a network of alumni volunteers.
HBS Community Partners (pro bono service)
Harvard Business School alumni apply their business and management skills as volunteer consultants working in the nonprofit sector.
Taproot Foundation (pro bono service)
Receive assistance in business-related capacity building services, specifically marketing, human resources, and information technology infrastructure.
Net Impact of Silicon Valley, Service Corps (pro bono service)
Net Impact members share their business expertise with nonprofits in the areas of marketing, finance, business planning, fundraising, strategic planning, and new program development.
CompassPoint Nonprofit Services
Find support for community-based nonprofits with executive transitions, planning, boards of directors, finance systems and business planning, fundraising, and technology.
Community at Work
Access a team of expert facilitators who support organizations in finding inclusive, innovative solutions that lead to sustainable agreements. Consultants also offer skills in strategic planning, team development, and organization redesign.
Volunteer Legal Services Program
Pro bono business-law attorneys, working through The Bar Association of San Francisco, help nonprofit organizations who serve low-income individuals and communities in Northern California.
Helps nonprofits enhance productivity and build sustainable technology systems that foster their missions.
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software
Salesforce.com provides complimentary licenses for its CRM software to nonprofits as part of an ongoing capacity building initiative.
TechSoup: The Technology Place for Nonprofits
Connects nonprofits with donated and discounted technology products.
Social Capital Markets Conference
September 2-5, San Francisco