Social Media

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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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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Cracking the Code of Facebook Fundraising (AFP)

This webinar is offered by Association of Fundraising Professionals – AFP Monterey Bay Chapter. Visit their website for full details and to register. Participants in this session will learn a repeatable model to turn Facebook into a sustainable source of new donors.

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Practical Social Media Strategies for Small Nonprofits

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Practical Social Media Strategies for Small Nonprofits Workshop Overview This workshop is for small organizations who need clear and achievable ways to use social media for mobilizing audiences to take specific actions such as donate, volunteer, advocate, etc. Learn how to structure a relevant social media program to match your small nonprofit’s goals, budget, and time. Workshop Details Thursday, August...

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MCGives! 2017: It’s Your Turn

Leverage Your Year-End Giving Monterey County Gives! 2017 kicked off with a robust start of record challenge gifts. The campaign is a philanthropy-inspiring partnership between the Monterey County Weekly, the Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) and the Monterey Peninsula Foundation (MPF). Major supporters help further the cause of lifting nonprofits in this end of year giving campaign. They are...

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Social Media Tips from the Grassroots

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By Susie Polnaszek, Program Officer Center for Nonprofit Excellence of the Community Foundation for Monterey County Which comes first, the nonprofit or its social media presence? For Families of Color Monterey County, it’s a new world of nonprofit outreach, with social media eclipsing traditional methods of organizing, creating interest, and getting people involved. “Most people use Facebook these days or...

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Turning Your Ideas into Learning Opportunities

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Earlier in the year, the Center for Nonprofit Excellence asked for your ideas through a survey and an in-person focus group.  We got great ideas, including some that are very different than what we’ve done in the past. While we received many suggestions, some trends include: Looking for other ways to support nonprofits, beyond workshops. (See our new program for...

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