Volunteer Recruitment & the Media

This brown bag lunch event is offered by the Volunteer Managers Association in partnership with the Center for Nonprofit Excellence and Nonprofit Alliance of Monterey County NAMC. Register What role can the local media play in supporting your volunteer recruitment efforts? Join this informative panel discussion and networking session for successful volunteer recruitment. Details Friday, May 31, 2019 11:30 AM...

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Webinar Series: Online Communications Basics

This three-part webinar series is offered by Idealware. Visit their website for full details or to participate on your own ($120). Dates are May 14, May 21, May 28, June 4, 2019. 10:00 – 11:30 AM By the end, you’ll know how to develop a successful integrated online communications practice for your organization, measure its success, and develop integrated campaigns...

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Executive Director Lunch & Learn


Join fellow Executive Directors for this networking lunch and learning opportunity organized by EDs! Nonprofit executives with all levels of experience welcome. Topic: The EDs have invited guest speaker Joe Livernois of Voices of Monterey Bay. Executive Director Lunch & Learn Friday, March 8, 2019 (continues every 2nd Friday) 12:00 – 1:30 PM Community Foundation for Monterey County, 2354 Garden...

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Best of ComNet – Tips & Tools for Nonprofit Communicators

This event is offered by ComNetwork Monterey Bay. Visit their website for full details and to register. Agenda: 8:30 – 9 a.m. Networking over continental breakfast 9 – 10 a.m. Shared learnings from the field 10 – 10:30 a.m. Discussion and Q&A, Ideas for future meetups Join us! We’re growing a network of peers on the Central Coast and learning...

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Valuing Diversity & Moving Towards Inclusion

By Cristina Medina Dirksen, Community Foundation for Monterey County Communications Coordinator Everyone has likely played the game Monopoly. The object is to acquire properties, collect mounting rents from players who land on your properties, thus building compounding wealth. By applying those rules to the concepts of inclusion and equity at a Center for Nonprofit Excellence workshop, panelist Ed Allen, Diversity...

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Keeping Your Head Above Social Media Waters

CNE Keeping Head Above Social Media Waters

By Susie Polnaszek, Program Officer, Center for Nonprofit Excellence of the Community Foundation for Monterey County Have you considered your social media voice – just how your organization portrays itself through its messaging? A workshop presented by the Center for Nonprofit Excellence of the Community Foundation for Monterey County explored this topic and helped participants from smaller nonprofits develop guidelines...

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ComNetwork Monterey Bay: Google Ad Grants & Analytics Basics

Google Ad Grants

Google Ad Grants & Analytics Basics presentation by Digital Strategist Sarah Symoens, Cause Inspired Media and certified Google Professional. Learn how Google Ad Grants (formally AdWords) work, how to translate and understand the analytics they capture and how the information can work to increase the visibility of your nonprofit. Presented by ComNetwork Monterey Bay, a local chapter of The Communications Network...

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