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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Apply to Be a LEAD Coach – 3/17 Deadline

LEAD Coaches

Now Seeking Coaches for LEAD Institute Our pool of fabulous pro bono leadership coaches is comprised of professional coaches and consultants along with seasoned or retired executives who wish to give back to tomorrow’s nonprofit leaders. Spots are open for 2017. Coaches commit to 10 hours of leadership coaching from May-September. Training and orientation available. Contact LEAD staff with questions:...

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Business Experts Offer Free Consulting to Nonprofits

Stanford Act Members 2017

Can the Stanford Alumni Consulting Team (ACT) help your nonprofit? By Alex Lilley, Stanford ACT member since 2005 Stanford ACT is a team of seasoned business consultants who joined together to offer local nonprofit organizations pro bono consulting so they can better serve their communities. Stanford ACT was started by alumni of the Stanford Business School in 1987 and has been...

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Next Steps for Small Nonprofits


If you are like many small nonprofits in Monterey County, you have a track record of delivering a strong program, but the dream of tackling projects to strengthen your nonprofit’s infrastructure often gets stuck on the back burner. Next Steps for Small Nonprofits aims to help make that dream a reality for eight local organizations. Grantmaking “Plus” Wrap-around Support Next Steps...

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