We Are Moving Towards Mindfulness And We Invite You To Join Us!

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Are you ready to take your nonprofit to the next level? Building on ten years of impact, this year we're reinventing Nonprofit Boot Camp, with the goal of helping nonprofit decision-makers learn how to embrace change, failure and innovation.

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What is SRI and How Can Non-Profits Align their Mission with their Dollars

Recently, I was sitting with a non-profit executive director and was introducing the topic of how to become more “green” when it comes to investing.  She somewhat interrupted me and said “Wait, are you saying that I don't have to own the horrible companies and at the same time can invest for my future and not sacrifice returns?” This question was extremely eye-opening to me as it really demonstrated how much further the world of sustainable investing has to grow.  The answer to her question was a resounding “Yes, you can align your personal values with your investments and do not have to sacrifice returns.”

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YNPNsfba Celebrates 16 Years of Empowering the Bay Area's Nonprofit Professionals

On November 14, the Cartoon Art Museum set the stage for a fun and lively evening celebrating YNPNsfba’s 16th Anniversary and the Young Nonprofit Leaders of the Year. 

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YNPN: Harnessing the Power of Networks to Serve & Grow

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.” ~ Margaret Mead

When you get together with passionate people - you can change the world - and each other. The power of networks is more evident today than ever before. YNPN harnesses both the power of a 30,000 member network and the passion of young nonprofit professionals.

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Mo’ Money, Mo’ Funding

You want me to ask for money?!  When I first started working in the non-profit sector, I had no interest in fundraising or development.  The thought of asking someone for money was terrifying.  However, after holding multiple roles within the sector I discovered that everyone plays a role in development.

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