Philanthropy by Design – Annual Report

2016 Annual Report Details Record Year No two people have exactly the same reasons and goals for giving. The Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) crafts individual solutions to help each person achieve his or her unique philanthropic vision. It all connects. Donors establish funds and recommend grants. Grants fuel nonprofit organizations in Monterey County and beyond. Nonprofit programs and services...

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Growing LEADers

CNE 2013

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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Making Social Media Work for Small Nonprofits


Workshop Overview With limited time and resources, how can your small nonprofit make best use of social media to advance your work?  In this interactive workshop you will create a digital strategy for social media and then share it with the group.  Author and Master Trainer Beth Kanter will provide feedback about how to get the most impact. Register Workshop...

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Fearless Communications in a Time of Great Chaos

This event is offered by CommNet Monterey Bay. See their MeetUp page for full details and to register. Learn how to remain an effective communicator for your cause during this post presidential election time of “alternative facts” and growing uncertainty within the social sector. Areas for discussion include: Sustaining trust Balancing your personal views with those of your organization Winning...

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Tools of the Trade: Leveraging Facebook for Your Nonprofit

This webinar is offered by Guidestar. Visit their website for full details and to register. Join Facebook and Instagram’s experts to learn: How to maximize your reach with ads and share your impact through engaging content Learn about our new charitable giving features such as the Donate Button in Facebook Live video Take an analytic deep dive into in what’s...

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ComNetwork Monterey Bay Kick-Off Breakfast

ComNetwork Monterey Bay Launches The community foundations of San Benito, Monterey and Santa Cruz counties are launching ComNetwork Monterey Bay. It’s a fun peer learning and networking group for people using communications to promote social good. RSVP ComNetwork Monterey Bay, a local chapter of The Communications Network, is free and open to all nonprofit and foundation staff, as well as other communications professionals. Learn about plans for the...

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How to Make an Awesome Facebook Page

How to Make an Awesome Facebook Page: A Step-by-Step Guide for Nonprofit Communicators This webinar is offered by CharityHowTo. Visit their website for full details and to register. Learn techniques to help your nonprofit engage supporters, launch fundraising campaigns, enhance donor relationships, and spread awareness about your organization’s cause. Presented by John Haydon.

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