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February 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
From the Minors to the Major League – Taking Your Events to the Next Level
Planning events as part of your annual development strategy can be a challenge. Attracting the right people, generating positive results and growing with your organization throughout the course of planning a large fundraising event can stretch even the most well-organized nonprofits. How can you improve your “batting average” when planning events to expand your capacity and improve your bottom line? Join us to hear from two of our local nonprofit leaders who have taken their organizations’ annual events from the “minors to the major league.”
In our ongoing series centering on fundraising and event development, Angie Carmignani, Executive Director of The Taylor Family Foundation, teams up with Ted Sortwell Clement, Jr., Executive Director of Save Mount Diablo to share practical steps to aid you in “hitting a home run” with your next event!
The Taylor Family Foundation
Tri-Valley Nonprofit Alliance
Founding Board Member
Angie serves the The Taylor Family Foundation (TTFF) as Executive Director, initially joining the organization in 2001 as Operations Director. Angie oversaw and managed the construction of TTFF’s Camp Arroyo in Livermore, CA, as well as currently coordinates the organization’s staff, strategy, maintenance and day-to-day business operations. Under Angie’s expertise, the Foundation’s annual fundraising event Day in the Park, A Food and Wine Music Festival is well-known as one of the region’s most successful and popular annual fundraising events.
Edward “Ted” Sortwell Clement, Jr.
Save Mt. Diablo
Ted currently serves as the Executive Director of Save Mount Diablo. Ted’s work in environmental stewardship began with serving the Outward Bound School in Maine, the Peace Corps in Thailand and the Vermont Land Trust. A licensed attorney, Ted’s commitment to working in land conservation organizations continued at the Aquidneck Land Trust as Land Protection Director and also as Executive Director. He subsequently served the Hawaiian Islands Land Trust as Executive Director until 2015, when he took the helm as Executive Director for Save Mount Diablo in the Bay Area’s Contra Costa County region.