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Fall Workshops and Other Important News
San Antonio Area Foundation

September, 2015

Grants, Programs and Services 
                        Weekly E-News    

Check out our fall workshops: 
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Sept

Sept 3: Board Principles - Financial Oversight
Sept 24:  To Be or Not To Be a 501(c)3
Sept 24: Finding Funders Library Training
Sept 29: Creating a Successful Year End Campaign
Sept 30: Team Development

Oct

Oct 1:  Coaching Essentials
Oct 15: The Power of an Inspired Workforce
Oct 20: Basic Grantwriting Proposals
Oct 22: To Be or Not To Be a 501(c)3
Oct 22: Finding Funders Library Training
Oct 28: Legal Landscape for Nonprofits

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Board Day 2015

          Join us for our 4th Annual Board Day!

Board Members and Executive Directors of nonprofits are invited to join us for our 4th annual board day on Tuesday, September 22, 2015. This year's workshop is Governance as Leadership: Reframing the Work of Nonprofit Boards. This workshop is made possible by the Association of Fundraising Professionals San Antonio Chapter, Masters Leadership Program of Greater San Antonio and the San Antonio Area Foundation. 

Our guest speaker is Dr. Richard P. Chait, Professor Emeritus at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Co-Author of Governance as Leadership. During this workshop, Dr. Chait will introduce three distinct but related aspects of governance - fiduciary, strategic and generative. Best practices for boards to govern more effectively and efficiently will be discussed.

Click here to register!

Registration includes breakfast, lunch and 
Governance as Leadership book. 

Pre-Registration is $75
At the Door is $95  

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                  Upcoming Grant Opportunities

Don't forget - the next deadline to submit a Strengthening Nonprofits (SNP) Phase II grant application to the San Antonio Area Foundation is September 15, 2015.

 

And the Winners Are...

 Thank you to all who participated in the Nonprofit Training Community Survey! Your feedback will help us continue to strengthen our nonprofit training programs and resources. We are pleased to announce the winners of the drawing:

 Magda Luevano, Oblate Missions, two admissions to The Nonprofit Council's Issue In Profile luncheon

Susan Junker, National Veterans Honor Fund, one admission to Legal & Accounting Institute

Patricia West, Wellness and Wholeness Center, one admission to Board Day 2015

 Congratulations to the winners and thanks again to all for completing the survey. 
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Looking for a Consultant?

Are you a nonprofit in search of a local consultant but don’t know where to turn? The Area Foundation can help! You can discover a list of consultants serving nonprofits in San Antonio and South Texas by following these five easy steps: 

  1. Visit our home page to begin
  2. Hover over the “Nonprofits” tab, and go to “Workshops & Learning”
  3. On the left-hand side you’ll find “Additional Resources”
  4. Scroll to the bottom of the page until you see “Capacity Building Consultants” 
  5. Browse the list of local consultants by areas of expertise
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Texas Connector logo 

Meet Texas Connector!

Looking for local data to strengthen the needs statement in your grant application? Texas Connector may be your answer and it’s just one click away!   

Visit the Area Foundation's Resource Library to take advantage of this free, online interactive mapping tool or attend our Finding Funders workshop to learn more about Texas Connector.
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Other Opportunities

Please join the Bexar County Community Arenas and Social Predictive for an opportunity to engage, share insight and spark innovation within the context of social media.  This Social Media Think Tank offers an intimate setting to contribute ideas and personal experiences.  We'll talk about engaging followers, identifying opportunities for improving customer service and experience, increasing reach, and understanding analytics. 

RSVP for this free workshop via this link: smthinktank.eventbrite.com.  To preserve the quality of your experience this session has limited availability.

Lunch will be provided.

 

Welcome Nonprofits

The San Antonio Area Foundation supports nonprofits with grants, strengthens nonprofits with a variety of capacity building services, and sustains organizations with financial tools.

Learn more about how we help nonprofits fulfill their missions... 
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OLLU Certification

 

The San Antonio Area Foundation, 
in partnership with Our Lady of the Lake University's (OLLU) School of Business and Leadership, offers deeper and more comprehensive learning built around seven core nonprofit capacities: organizational management, leadership management, fundraising, marketing and communications, financial management, governance, and staff, volunteer and board management. 

Learn more about the certification program...
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Sign up now for the UIW Social Media and Communications Certification program beginning Sept. 18, 2015.  This three-month series of sessions (24 hours) is designed to increase a nonprofit’s social media communications skills, with a focus on analytics.

Click HERE to register.



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