Now&Zen Concert in Golden Gate Park - 9/25! →
GooGooDolls and Michelle Branch, plus many more artists, play in the park for this huge, free concert for the city of San Francisco! I went to RadioAlice’s June concert and it was a blast… nothing beats drinking sangria on beach blankets and listening to live music in the masses! And biggest perk of all? It’s benefiting the San Francisco Parks Trust and San Francisco...
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San Francisco Fashion Week Kicks Off Today! →
August 8th marks the start of San Francisco Fashion Week, hosted by Bay Area nonprofit SFFAMA (San Francisco Fashion and Merchants Alliance), an organization focused on business and technology education for fashion and creative industries. This event, in multiple locations throughout the city, ends August 14th after a plethora of runway shows, fashion workshops integrated with Apple and Wix.com,...
Random Acts of Pizza →
Just stumbled upon this article on CNN and found it a unique charitable outpouring! Way to be innovative, Reddit!
Strategy Behind Strategic Planning at Nonprofits →
BlueAvocado is a great source for nonprofit buzz, but is also a great site for helpful hints. While I have limited professional nonprofit experience, I have participated in the long and arduous process of strategic planning at small nonprofits. Check out this article when you get a chance, has some great best-practices for a less painful process!
Cheap and Cheerful - Using Social Media to Amplify...
I recently interviewed an HR employee of a Bay Area nonprofit, whose motto for the company was “cheap and cheerful.” Not to be a Debbie Downer, but I absolutely hate this statement. As someone who works in the for-profit sector, one of my biggest hesitations in moving over into the nonprofit world is that some nonprofits don’t know when to spend money and when not to. Budgets...
"Unfreezing the Arts" at the San Francisco Frozen... →
Check out the Castro Theater this weekend to support the San Francisco Frozen Film Festival, a 501c3 in the Bay Area that is looking to elevate the independent film industry. This year marks the fifth anniversary of this fest, and will feature many raw works from the local SF Theater scene, including various verticals of hip hop & beat-boxing, fixed gear biking, mathematics, surfing,...
Greetings and Welcome!
Welcome to SanFranthropic, a blog and sharing platform that I hope will inform and educate the Bay Area about exciting news, events and happenings in the nonprofit sector. I will do my best to post daily updates on information I find, but I am also very open to collaboration here, and would love all of you nonprofit-loving San Franciscans to share their experiences and advice on here as well! I...