Monthly Programs

TVNPA Monthly Meetings are always open to the community at large at no cost.

Learn new skills, network with other non-profits and businesses, discover answers to unanswered questions, ponder new paths for your organizations.  All of this happens for attendees at each of our monthly program meetings.  Held the second Thursday of each month (with a few exceptions:  be sure to check the calendar page) at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore (2400 First St., Livermore, CA, 94550) from 10am to noon, the monthly program features knowledgeable experts on topics of import to non-profits.

All programs are free and open to all (with the exception of the Forum in Spring of 2019).  Our free monthly programs are made possible by the generosity of our program sponsor the Bankhead Theater, funding from TVNPA memberships, and raffles (with wonderful prizes) held at each program.

The Bankhead Theater is located at:
2400 First Street, Livermore, CA 94550

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July 2019

A Meeting of the Minds: TVNPA’s Critical Development Tools Workshop

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

  TVNPA’s A Meeting of the Minds Workshop features “round-robin” discussion groups designed to bring together industry experts with participating nonprofit professionals, board directors and volunteers. We'll explore four development topics in small group discussions guided by local nonprofit leaders who will rotate between groups. Organizations will be categorized by: The Arts, Health Organizations, Education, and Direct Services. Workshops will last for 15 minutes each and rotate from one organization group to the next, until all groups have had the opportunity to participate in all four workshops. Workshop topics will focus on discussing nonprofit critical development tools and will feature: • Marketing and Social Media for Events • Database Systems • Stewardship and Cultivation of Donors • Board Engagement and Fundraising Following the the round-robin sessions, attendees will convene in the auditorium for a thirty-minute Q&A session with topic experts. TVNPA welcomes you to bring your knowledge, experiences, stories and…

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August 2019

TVNPA takes its annual summer break from regular monthly programs. See you in September!

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Enjoy your summer! We'll be back in September... We've missed you and can't wait to see everyone in the TVNPA community once again!  

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August 2019: TVNPA offers Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Seminar

August 29 @ 8:30 am - 11:15 am

At TVNPA, we believe that by coming together at programs and seminars and by making connections while collaborating with our nonprofit colleagues in person as we learn and grow, our entire community deeply benefits from our collective experiences! Join us! TVNPA is offering a Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Seminar for employers with 5+ employees. The new CA state law requires training to be completed by 1/1/20. Non-supervisors must attend Session 1 (1 hour) & supervisors must attend Sessions 1 & 2 (2 hours). Not limited to nonprofits; enrollment is capped at 75 people. TVNPA Members receive a discount! Enrollment space is limited at this program, so do not wait to register your staff! Don’t miss out on fulfilling this personnel training requirement: bring your staff together with other regional organizations to learn collectively about this important topic. Open up opportunities for group discussion with your peers that  center on the…

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September 2019

The Fundraising Balancing Act: Weighing Our Options in Development

September 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

With the end of the year fast approaching, now is the perfect time to fine-tune your development strategies and find the right balance between your fundraising options. Fundraising is an unavoidable necessity for nonprofits. Despite our best efforts, it can be complex and overwhelming. With so many options to be balanced against limited resources, which approach fits your donor base and your staffing abilities? How do you decide which opportunities will provide the greatest return? This program will cover direct mail campaigns, social media fundraising, special events, third party events, and year-end campaigns. TVNPA welcomes back Melanie Sadek, Executive Director of Valley Humane Society, to the stage in our on-going series of fundraising seminars. Melanie will break down the inevitable complexities of fundraising for us and clarify a variety of development options for nonprofits. A well-practiced and successful fundraiser throughout her career, Melanie will help you to feel more confident…

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TVNPA’s POWER of MISSION Dinner Celebration

September 12 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Blue Agave Club, 625 Main Street
Pleasanton, CA 94566 United States

Sponsor TVNPA's Power of Mission Dinner and support 100s of nonprofit organizations throughout the region all at once!   (Click here to download Power of Mission Dinner Sponsorship Chart PDF)        

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