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Making Your Case, Building Your Base

June 6, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Making Your Case, Building Your Base

Workshop Overview

Telling your nonprofit’s story quickly and effectively to gather support is important for staff and volunteers alike. In this interactive and fun workshop, you will practice making a case for support and build your confidence when approaching donors and others who can support your cause.  Learn simple ways to build your list of potential donors as well.


Workshop Details

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
4:30 PM Networking with Fellow Nonprofits
5:00 – 7:30 PM Workshop
Community Foundation for Monterey County
2354 Garden Road, Monterey 93940
$25 per person, includes light supper (Read more about scholarships below.)

Who Should Attend

This workshop is geared toward smaller nonprofits (with annual budgets under $200,000), and all-volunteer organizations are welcome. Bring a team for maximum benefit. Please note that this interactive session may be video recorded.


Jo Kenny, Kenny Consulting, has over 35 years of experience in nonprofit executive management, organizing, training and fund development. She currently serves as Parks Philanthropy Director for Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks. Jo was a senior adjunct faculty member with the Gill Foundation, Training and Technical Assistance Department, writing curricula and providing fund and organizational development training in communities across the country for five years.


Note: The organization you represent may qualify for a scholarship.

  • ACTION Council scholarships are offered to organizations supporting children & families who are at-risk, marginalized, or low-income.
  • First 5 Funded Partners: See the list of current agencies.
  • Next Steps Grantees are recipients of the Next Steps for Small Nonprofits grant funding

Cancellation Policy:
Notice of cancellation must be received in writing (email or fax) by the Community Foundation at least two full working days prior to the workshop. Scholarship organizations must attend all parts of a multi-session series or they will be invoiced. In the case of a scholarship recipient no-show, the individual may be invoiced if written cancellation is not received within two working days.


June 6, 2018
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Community Foundation for Monterey County
2354 Garden Road
Monterey, CA 93940 US