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San Antonio Area Foundation Nonprofit Support Weekly News
San Antonio Area Foundation

October, 2013

Board Boot Camp





Save the date!
Saturday, January 11, 2014
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Nonprofit boards play a critical role in overseeing their organizations’ mission, finance and strategic direction.

Whether you are new to nonprofit board service or just need a refresher course, this day-long workshop will provide you with comprehensive tips, tools, handouts, networking opportunities and information to help you strengthen your board and ensure your organization’s success. You will learn how to execute your legal and fiduciary roles in:

• Setting a strategy to accomplish the mission
• Building and sustaining an effective board structure
• Cultivating and supporting new Board members
• Developing an agenda to achieve team focus
• Understanding and acting on nonprofit financials
• Ensuring the sustainability of your organization
• Assessing the performance of the Executive Director and the Board


Registration will soon be available online at

Register by December 31st- $95; January 1stand after - $125

 Upcoming Workshops/Classes

October 15 – Basic Grantwriting
October 22 – Reading Financial Statements: A Dance with the Bean Counters!
October 23 – How to be More Effective in your Role
October 31 – To Be or Not to Be a 501 (c) (3)

November 5 – Provide and Protect Wills and Workshop
November 5 – Coaching Essentials: Simple and Effective Tools to Empower your Team
November 6 – Bring your Fundraiser to the Next Level – Registration opening soon
November 12 – Government Grantwriting
November 14 – Organizational Culture

December 3 – Volunteer Management - Registration opening soon
December 4 – To Be or Not to Be a 501 (c) (3)
December 10 – The Art of Assertive Communication – Registration opening soon
December 18 – Board Principles – Responsible Fundraising


Nonprofit workshops and classes are designed for anyone working in or interested in supporting the nonprofit sector. These workshops are included in our Nonprofit Management Certification series!



If you come across an opportunity that you'd like to share with others in the nonprofit sector, please contact Susan Thompson, Vice President of NSS, at


Membership Program Coming Soon!



In January 2014, the San Antonio Area Foundation will begin a new member program which will further enhance the experience and benefits you receive from our services. Look for additional member resources such as:

· room reservations up to 12 months in advance

· exclusive webinars and lunch-n-learns for you and your agency

· consultations with Area Foundation professional staff on our Planned Giving and PR teams

· free or discounted use of BoardEffect (a Board governance portal)

More details and information coming soon …

Save the Date

Legal and Accounting Institute
December 6, 2013
Details coming soon!!








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