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Best regards, 
Kaki Rusmore,  Director, Center for Nonprofit Excellence
Community Foundation for Monterey County
Monthly Series
Begins Thursday 9/14/17 
8:45-10:15 AM
Community Foundation for Monterey County, 
2354 Garden Road, Monterey 
(Venues alternate between Monterey and Salinas.) 
$60 for up to 2 per organization. Space is limited.  Register by 9/13 
This is a discussion group for local nonprofit board officers. Join the conversation!

"Learn all you can from those who came before you. Don't try to reinvent the wheel when someone else has done that for you. Ask questions and learn from the advice of others." - Steve Deering, Board Officers' Roundtable past participant & Board Chair, Girls Inc. of the Central Coast. Read full details and register
Brown Bag Lunch with the Volunteer Managers Association
Wednesday, 9/20/17  11:30 - 1:30 PM
Community Foundation for Monterey County,  2354 Garden Road, Monterey
Free, bring your lunch!

Do you manage, coordinate or recruit volunteers for a nonprofit organization? Have you wished for a place to share challenges, successes and learning with others doing similar work?  Learn more about how to recruit great volunteers. Includes presentations by a panel of volunteer recruiters and a template to create your own recruitment plan. This event is offered by the Volunteer Managers Association of NAMC in partnership with the Center for Nonprofit Excellence
Wednesday, 8/9/17 
11:00 AM - Noon
This free online webinar from offers step-by-step instructions on how to generate a standard project budget for a foundation grant proposal.

Tuesday, 8/22/17
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
This free online  webinar  from  Nonprofits Assistance Fund   covers four core components to a nonprofit business model. Learn how they come together to impact your organization's health.

Bolder Advocacy offers a graphic chart that can help you determine if your communication is considered lobbying under federal tax law rules. 
RFPs - Opportunities for Grant Seekers
- Arts, Culture & Historic Preservation
- Community Development
- Environment & Animal Welfare

CI Small Grants $5,000-$12,000
Deadline: September 1, 2017 5:00 PM
Deadline: September 30, 2017
Community Foundation for Monterey County / 2354 Garden Road / Monterey, CA 93940  
831.375.9712 /  
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