Videos

Fundraising in the Post-Pandemic World
June 9, 2022

Fundraising in the Post Pandemic World-is the first comprehensive assessment for the nonprofit fundraising world in these uncertain times. Dee Dee Kiesow addresses all the elephants in the room including those you cannot see and diminishes the fear of moving forward confidently. From her Six- Figure Fundraising Mindset chart of feelings and the words behind them to her scientific strategies for donor enrollment and lifetime donor value, she included all the variables and opportunities within the post-pandemic new realities. Included are real world scenarios you can apply immediately to your own organization for instant return on investment. This is a must read for you and your organization to escape the fears of Chicken Little and become Paul Revere.



Going for the Gold… Or Even Platinum!
May 12, 2022

Please join our presenters, Will Anzenberger of Valley Humane Society and Denise Bridges of Open Heart Kitchen, as they show you how to leverage your Candid (formerly Guidestar) profile to help you and your supporters.



Re-engaging our Donors in a Hybrid World
April 14, 2022

Building and sustaining engaged donor relationships has always been a critical component of successful fundraising. The model for what that looked like changed dramatically over the last two years, bringing both challenges and innovations to our development practices.   As we all begin to reemerge from this period of “virtual reality,” how are we redefining best practices in donor engagement, balancing donor centricity with equitable practice, and rebuilding our donor communities through hybrid events and communications that afford greater access and inclusion? Join Lisa Salomon of Salomon Strategic Development for an interactive conversation and facilitated group discussion that will tackle these questions and provide an opportunity for us all to learn from each other. Thank you to our sponsor - GGS Consulting!



In Conversation with the Tri-Valley Mayors
March 10, 2022

Join TVNPA online to explore ways to foster civic and community engagement at an in-depth conversation with Tri-Valley Mayors . Featuring the mayors of Danville, Dublin, Livermore, Pleasanton, and the Vice Mayor of San Ramon, we will focus on how strengthening the relationships between cities and local nonprofits can benefit the entire region. Learn more about our city leaders’ projects and plans and how we as nonprofits can best work together with city leadership. Thank you to our program sponsor!



How to Get Noticed – The Magic of Marketing Demystified
January 13, 2022

Robin Fahr of Visit Tri-Valley is back at TVNPA once again to bring us up to speed on how make your nonprofit shine in the spotlight! Robin will share the tips and tricks on how nonprofits can make the most of limited dollars to build buzz and garner attention. From putting together a marketing event to maximizing your social media, rising above the noise and being noticed—it all takes inspiration, collaboration and no small amount of perspiration!



Building Dynamic Nonprofit Board & Executive Team Partnerships
November 11, 2021

Join TVNPA online this month to explore how an organization can build a strong partnership between its executive team and board of directors. The quality of the board/executive team relationship makes a huge difference in your nonprofit’s performance. You can have a board that’s fully engaged and effective! You can build a strong partnership with your board! You can create positive momentum together! Seasoned nonprofit executive and expert consultant, Mary Hiland, Ph.D., will walk us through how to build the strong top leadership team your nonprofit needs and deserves.



Leveraging Donor Advised Funds for Fundraising Success
August 12, 2021

TVNPA welcomes Lisa Barr from the National Philanthropic Trust and David Russo from Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County as we explore how donor advised funds (DAFs) can play a key role in funding organizations. Major gift and planned giving officers, development professionals and nonprofit leaders will learn essential information pertaining to DAFs, gaining a deeper knowledge and solid framework to enable them to speak with confidence about this gift vehicle.



Walking the Path Towards Board Inclusivity
July 8, 2021

Many nonprofit leaders are seeking to build more inclusive boards & teams as they explore ways to support racial justice & address systemic inequality. We bring together Jim Taylor, Vice President of Leadership Initiatives at BoardSource, Dr. Lydia Hughes-Evans, Founder & CEO of Pure Momentum Consulting, and Dr. Renee Ross, Founder of the Ross Collective, to explore the path towards a more inclusive board for your organization and discuss concrete steps to your organization can take.



6th Annual Grantmakers Panel
June 10, 2021

TVNPA is excited to present one of our most popular programs at our 6th Annual Grantmakers Panel to support organizations seeking funding through grants. Join us to explore the grant application process through the lens of experts who offer and manage grants. Thank you to our sponsors!





Fundraising in the “New Normal” Times
April 8, 2021

We’re well into 2021 and organizations remain uncertain of what the future holds for raising funds through events. Chris Carter of Livermore Performing Arts Center and Freddie Silveria of FSA Auctions will describe their successful collaboration at LVPAC’s recent event as they walk us through navigating changes in today’s event development and logistics.



Getting Back to Normal! Keeping Workers & Volunteers Safe
March 13, 2021

As we see the light at the end of the tunnel, businesses are starting to reopen and workers are returning to the workplace. Whether you have one worker or over a hundred workers, you and your company must navigate a myriad of laws and regulations to ensure a safe and healthful work environment for everyone. We will be discussing caution points and best practices in order for you to create a safe path to bringing workers and volunteers back to the workplace. Join TVNPA online to learn more on this important topic!



Meet the Mayors
February 11, 2021

A panel discussion of the mayors of the cities of Dublin, Livermore, Pleasanton and San Ramon focusing on strengthening the relationship between cities and local nonprofits. The conversations include the projects each mayor holds as a priority and how we as nonprofits can best work together as we move forward in 2021.



Getting to YES! The Art of Influence
January 14, 2021

What does it take to compel a person to take action? Amy Aines coaches us on how to harness the power of communication, illustrating five influence principles that cause people to say YES! Through stories and advice, she will reveal what it takes to create a convincing case and provide a roadmap for building support for the outcomes you desire. Thank you to our Program Sponsor!



Integrating Diversity, Equity and Inclusion into Board Culture & Performance
October 16, 2020

Jim Taylor, Vice President, Leadership Initiatives with Board Source. Many boards are interested in becoming more diverse but aren’t sure where to begin the next steps towards advancing their commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion within their organizations. In this session, Mr. Taylor addresses how this relevant work positively affects the mission of the nonprofit. Specific steps and best practices your board can take to foster a more inclusive and diverse culture within your board leadership are outlined. Thank you to our Program Sponsor!



Meet the Candidates!
October 12, 2020

TVNPA is pleased to host an online program for nonprofit staff, board directors, & volunteers in the region to meet Candidates Vinnie Bacon and David Haubert running for the seat of Alameda County Supervisor, District 1. Candidates discuss their view of nonprofits’ role in the community.



TVNPA 2020 Forum: Learn With Us, Lead With Us – Black Lives Matter
September 10, 2020

We dive into deep & relevant conversations with our panelists to address diversity, equity & inclusion in nonprofits & business. We explore how to adopt or expand these organizational core values to forge stronger and healthier communities for all. Thank you to our Sponsor!



Grant Maker Panel
September 23, 2015

In this panel discussion, speakers share grant requirements and insights on nonprofit funding as well as address questions from attendees at the program.