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Board Officers’ Roundtable (CNE)

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Join your peers from various nonprofit boards for monthly discussion, speakers and breakfast. Thursdays, 8:45 – 10:15 AM September 14, October 12, November 9, and December 14, 2017 Venues alternate between Monterey & Salinas offices of the Community Foundation $60 covers 1-2 per organization*; some scholarships available. Register Previous attendees have highlighted the value of this group: “Superb speakers and...

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Learning and Improvement: Launching the Nonprofit Survey

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By Kaki Rusmore, Director Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNE) “Building healthy, safe, vibrant and inclusive communities…” That’s what local nonprofit organizations do, and it’s a big job. The Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNE) exists to support and strengthen that critical work, and we are always learning more about how to do it. One way to learn is to pause, listen...

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Nonprofit Takeaways on Working with Immigrant Communities

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CNE Workshop Panel (l to r) Luz Padilla, Catholic Charities, Ricardo Nuñez, UFW Foundation, Sarait Martinez, CSUMB, Israel Villa, MILPA, Bronwyn Moreno, Hartnell College, Ariadna Renteria, Watsonville Law Center, Kaki Rusmore, Center for Nonprofit Excellence of the Community Foundation for Monterey County By Kaitlyn Throgmorton Nonprofits: Immigration & Deportation A recent Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNE) workshop featured a panel of...

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Service Enterprise Training Series Begins

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This evidence-based training for Monterey County nonprofits is offered by the CNE in partnership with the Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County and Points of Light. Organizations must apply to participate. For full details visit: http://bit.ly/SEIMonterey Apply – 2017-SE-Monterey Application Training Dates Thursdays, August 10 & 24, September 7 & 21, 2017 Community Foundation for Monterey County office 2354 Garden...

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Nonprofits, Immigration, Deportation

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Workshop Overview Many local organizations have been active in helping families know their rights, develop emergency plans, and cope with the present immigration situation. But how are nonprofit organizations and agencies themselves affected by the current climate? Those who provide or manage services to immigrant communities are invited to come together to talk about how this is impacting our work...

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Growing LEADers

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By Kaki Rusmore, Director Center for Nonprofit Excellence of the Community Foundation for Monterey County About LEAD For the past eight years, up and coming nonprofit leaders have honed their leadership and nonprofit management skills in the LEAD (Leadership Education and Development) Institute. Offered by the Center for Nonprofit Excellence of the Community Foundation for Monterey County, LEAD prepares successful managers in...

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5 Tips To Organize Your Grant Proposal

Preparing a strong grant proposal is like a team sport, where staff input, board approval, and proposal writers all come together to bring an application over the finish line. This can be challenging when important documents and data exist in different locations, files, or computers. Taking some time in advance to organize your game plan can help. Local consultant, Susan...

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