Evolving Board Fundraising Knowledge Skill and Confidence (AFP)

This webinar is offered by Association of Fundraising Professionals – AFP Monterey Bay Chapter. Visit their website for full details and to register. Board members shape the public’s perception of our organizations through their actions, reputations and leadership abilities. Members who use their reputation and leverage and successfully fulfill their responsibilities in raising funds help ensure the present and future...

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Doable Fundraising for Real-World Boards

This webinar is offered by BoardSource. Visit their website for full details and to register. Learn the board’s role in fundraising from a governance perspective and what your nonprofit can reasonably expect from individual board members. Specific, actionable ways even the most introverted board member can play a vital role in fundraising—without making an ask—will be explored. Take away engaging...

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Practical Strategies for Recruiting Board Members

This workshop is offered by Community Builders for Monterey County. Visit their website for full details and to register. This workshop aims to help organizations strengthen their infrastructure to best support the agency’s efforts to recruit board members who can take the organization to the next level.  Board recruitment strategies will be identified with exercises to create a recruitment action...

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Board Match Mixer

This event is offered by Community Foundation Santa Cruz. Visit their website for full details and to register. Attention Nonprofits! Interested in participating? For nonprofits this is a convenient way to meet prospective board members in one place and recruit from a pool of talented and diverse candidates. Email Kevin Heuer to indicate your interest and inquire about open slots....

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Sharing Wisdom – the ED Learning Community

Nonprofit ED Retreat Group

by Susie Polnaszek, Program Officer, Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNE) A monthly meeting of Executive Directors in a Learning Community allows a small group of nonprofit executives to built trust and offer each other supportive advice, ideas, resources and encouragement. The 2017 group shared their reflections with CNE’s Susie Polnaszek, and registration for the 2018 group is now available. These...

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Basics of Nonprofit Finance Webinar Series

This webinar series is offered by Nonprofit Finance Fund. Visit their website for full details and to register. These webinars build on each other to provide the strategies and tools for nimble and informed decision-making toward financial strength and greater mission impact.  The Basics of Nonprofit Finance begins with an overview of how financial health fits into a nonprofit’s larger...

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CFMC Welcomes New Board Members

New CFMC Board Members 2018

The Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) announced the addition of five new members to their board of directors. The new board members are: Michael Reid, Loren Steck, Abby Taylor-Silva, Jan Vanderbilt and Maija D. West. Michael Reid, of Monterey, is an Episcopal priest, published author and co-founder of the Fund for Homeless Women of the Community Foundation for Monterey...

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