Jacinto Castillo and Kelly Nicolaisen are bringing their love and passion for art, and for others artists, to the newly opened Mom & Pop Art Shop located in historic Point Richmond.
On a recent Wednesday at Nevin Plaza, Richmond residents were greeted by the sight and taste of tangy, sweet fruits like strawberries and sour plums. It was the weekly Richmond Main Street Farmer’s Market and it was filled with fresh, seasonal produce for sale, all grown at California farms.
Financial and in-kind support from businesses and corporations are so important to the life of nonprofits. Whether through event sponsorships or grants for programs and operations, businesses matter. They provide visibility, funding and talent.
Launched in 2007, the award-winning Richmond Build Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Skills and Green Jobs Training Academy, gives Richmond residents a chance to learn new skills in construction, carpentry, solar technology and environmental remediation.
A recent career summit in Richmond focused on building career pathways for students who live in low-income communities and students of color.
Richmond’s new Chamber of Commerce President and CEO James Lee says he inherited his entrepreneurial skills from his father when his family came to the United States from Korea.
When JG Larochette, then a teacher at Coronado Elementary School, introduced his third grade class to yoga, he had no idea that it was the first step toward starting a non-profit centered on wellness.
Windfall gifts are the secret fantasy of every fundraiser. These large, unexpected gifts can take a capital campaign “over the top.” In other instances they are the saving grace for a struggling annual fund. But they can’t be counted on, and you don’t know if they will materialize. So, what are they – a blessing or a curse?
Have you considered “front loading” your yearend fundraising? Start now. Plan now. Put your systems in place. Mark your calendar. Build your team. Identify your prospective donors. You may think we’re joking, but we’re not.
Column, Mel and Pearl Shaw “We wear a lot of hats around here.” This is a common refrain at many small and medium-sized nonprofits. It’s even true amongst larger nonprofits that are under-resourced. “We wear a lot of hats around here.” This is a common refrain at many small and medium-sized nonprofits. It’s even […]