Future Audience Network Meeting

This event is offered by the Arts Council of Monterey County. Please RSVP to Klara at ADMISSION: FREE The Arts Council presents monthly meetings that focus on nonprofit marketing trends, techniques and tips to drive attendance to arts presentations. Speakers tailor their remarks to the special needs and constraints of local arts organizations – but they are applicable to...

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Telling the Story of Volunteer Impact

This webinar is hosted by VolunteerMatch. Visit their website for full details and to register. What You’ll Learn: What type of information is compelling to prospective volunteers, existing volunteers, organizational leaders, and supporters, donors and clients. How to use this information to create a powerful story about the impact of volunteers in your organization. How to create a plan for...

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Communications Planning Made Easy

This workshop is offered by the Community Foundation Santa Cruz. For full details and to register, visit In building your plan, explore these questions: What’s communications about today? What’s your brand? Who’s your audience? What actions do you want them to take? What tool(s) will you use? Who will lead the charge? How will you measure success? This is...

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From Audit to Redesign: The Complete Nonprofit Website Toolkit

This 5-part webinar series is offered by Idealware. Visit for complete details and to register. Five 90-minute webinars from October 19 to November 16. Throughout the course, you will: Audit your site against a core set of questions. Define goals for how your website will serve your audience. Learn best practices for designing an accessible, usable, and polished website....

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President’s Blog: Harmony – an Antidote to the Noise


By Dan Baldwin, Community Foundation for Monterey County President/CEO Noise. That seems to be the dominant feature of our daily lives in recent months. Noisy tweets. Noisy talking heads. Noisy battles in the media. Noise over standing and kneeling. People arguing over what constitutes patriotism, even while hundreds of thousands of DACA students who want desperately to be part of...

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Future Audience Network

This event is sponsored by the Arts Council of Monterey County. For information and to RSVP, Contact or call 831.622.9060 ext. 103. Admission is free. Presenters: Esmeralda Montenegro Owen Director of Communications, Marketing, and Public Relations, Hartnell College Featured Topic: Marketing to the different audiences can be a challenging task for any arts organization. Typical methods are no longer enough...

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Stories of Impact: Immigration

Catholic Charities

This series of blog posts focuses on Community Impact grantee highlights in the areas of Arts, Culture & Historic Preservation, Children & Youth, Health & Human Services, Community Development and Environment & Animal Welfare.  Grantee Highlight Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Monterey Over the last year, political uncertainty regarding immigration policy has caused an unprecedented surge in people seeking out immigration...

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