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Topics Covered: Management/Strategic Planning directory (41 members)


Elisa Callow
1357

The majority of Elisa Callow’s professional life has been in the service of non-profit organizations. As founding director of the Armory Center for the Arts, Elisa built upon the reputation and history of the Armory’s predecessor organization, the Pasadena Art Workshops, through the development of a number of groundbreaking partnerships with schools, city departments, grassroots community organizations, and more established arts institutions. Ms. Callow worked in the philanthropic sector for four years, first as Program Officer for the Ahmanson Foundation and then as Arts Program Director for the James Irvine Foundation. Her most recent professional experience has been as a management consultant working with organizations in the nonprofit sector on strategic issues as they relate to program development, audience and market issues, organizational design and planning and evaluation. She recently was a mentor for the Durfeee Foundation’s Springboard Fund and is currently a trainer at the Center for Cultural Innovation. Elisa Callow serves on the Boards of the Ojai Music Festival and the Rowe and Gayle Giesen Trust and an Advisory Board member of Pasadena Conservatory of Music. She has presented as panelist and facilitator extensively throughout the country at conferences and gatherings. She is a contributing author of the publication, Interplay: Inspiring Wonder, Discovery, and Learning Through Interdisciplinary Museum-Community Partnerships, 2009. In 1997, she was honored as a Durfee Sabbatical recipient. 
Topic(s): Facilitation; Human Resources/Staff Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Board Development
Location(s): National
Phone: (626) 639-3324
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Website: http://www.nonprofitconsultinggroup.net/



Karen Constine
1358

Karen Constine’s consultancy specializes in cultural development, business planning/feasibility studies, program and policy development, civic/cultural engagement, capacity building and strategic planning and providing interim leadership services. Karen serves a broad base of clients and their initiatives including nonprofits, cultural agencies, artists’ projects, etc.
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Fundraising; Human Resources/Staff Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Marketing/Communications; Board Development
Location(s): California Statewide
Phone: (323) 936-1975
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Website: http://www.linkedin.com/in/karenconstine



Leslie Graham
1360

Leslie Graham has more than ten years of management consulting experience working with nonprofit and public institutions; she specializes in planning for small organizations.
Topic(s): Management/Strategic Planning; Board Development; Human Resources/Staff Training; Facilitation; Fundraising
Location(s): Los Angeles Metro
Phone: 310 425 8292
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Morrie Warshawski
7323

Morrie Warshawski has worked in the nonprofit arts and culture sector for over thirty years, bringing a commitment to the core values of tolerance, thoughtfulness, transparency, and creativity. He served as the Executive Director of three nonprofit arts organizations (the last one being Bay Area Video Coalition in San Francisco). Since 1986 he has been a consultant specializing in Strategic Planning with nonprofit organizations throughout the US (large and small and in every arts discipline), state arts agencies, local arts council, and community cultural planning with cities and counties. He served for six years as a consultant and regional coordinator for the National Endowment for the Arts’ Advancement Program, which provided fifteen months of planning support for arts organizations. As a writer, he created A STATE ARTS AGENCY PLANNING TOOLKIT for the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies; and a website on planning for the NEA called “Lessons Learned” (http://www.nea.gov/resources/Lessons/index.html). He is the author of many articles, and of two books on fundraising: THE FUNDRAISING HOUSEPARTY: HOW TO PARTY WITH A PURPOSE AND RAISE MONEY FOR YOUR CAUSE – 2nd Edition; and SHAKING THE MONEY TREE: THE ART OF GETTING GRANTS AND DONATIONS FOR FILM AND VIDEO – 3rd Edition. Morrie is the moderator for, and originator of, the “Strategic Planning for Nonprofits” Group on LinkedIn (with 4,000 members worldwide.
Topic(s): Fundraising; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning
Location(s): National; California Statewide
Phone: (707) 224-4353
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Website: http://www.warshawski.com



Rhiannon MacFayden

A Simple Collective
12274

A San Francisco native, Rhiannon Evans MacFadyen is an independent consultant for artists, small institutions, and budding collectors. Founder/Director of A Simple Collective and former Marketing Director of Catharine Clark Gallery, Rhiannon has over fifteen years experience in the commercial art world, gaining a wide skill-set that ranges from marketing and management to installation and sales. She has worked as a design and brand consultant for artists and small businesses and spent her early days as a performer and creative consultant for a number of folkloric performance companies in the Bay Area and kindergarten art teacher. With a BFA in Fine Art and Commercial Photography, she is also an artist, writer, and curator. Deeply involved with several community-building, cultural, and arts marketing organizations, she spearheaded the creation and curation of Yerba Buena Night: the free outdoor arts festival in downtown San Francisco, now in its fourth year; is on the Advisory Board for WEAD (Women’s Environmental Artist Directory); and she continually works to promote access and independence in the arts through education and professional development for creative entrepreneurs. 
Topic(s): Facilitation; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Marketing/Communications; Other
Location(s): Online Classes/Webinars; San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: (415) 786-1351 x
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Website: http://www.asimplecollective.com



Angela Johnson Peters

ALJ Consulting
10385

Angela Johnson Peters has dedicated her professional and personal career to the support of cultural institutions, artists, and community organizations. Angela entered the art world when, as a volunteer, she walked onto a theater backstage for a jazz concert. That was more than 30 years ago. Johnson Peters has been a cultural worker, producer, writer, caterer, fundraiser, planner, facilitator, organizer, trainer, and travel writer. Angela sees her working with artists and arts organization as a calling, and believes passionately in the importance of art in our society. After spending ten years in the local arts agency field where she developed ways to promote and support the arts communities in the San Francisco Bay Area cities of Berkeley and Oakland; in 1999, Angela founded ALJ Consulting which specializes in developing resources, effectively planning and successfully implementing programs with the non-profit, philanthropic, and government sectors. Over the years, she estimates working with close to 280 organizations and over 135 artists. Some of her formerly clients include dance companies, community arts centers, musicians, playwright festivals, theater groups, film festivals, and museums. Angela has worked with the National Endowment for the Arts as a site visitor and panelist; the California Arts Council, as producer for a statewide arts leaders conference; and served as a panelist for every municiple arts agency in the San Francisco Bay Area and the cities of Santa Monica, Pasadena, Los Angeles and Los Angeles County. Accomplished in the areas of strategic planning, development, special events planning, community outreach, and coaching; Angela is currently one of the coaches for the Los Angeles Fundraising Academy for Communities of Color. Angela is a trained facilitator and has completed programs with the Grassroots Institute of Fundraising Training (GIFT), the National Community Development Institute’s Community Builders Leadership Program, and is a Wilder Foundation Shannon Leadership Fellow. 
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Executive Coaching; Networking/Field Learning; Fundraising; Facilitation; Leadership; Management Training; Human Resources/Staff Training; Programming; Audience Development; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Marketing/Communications; Other; Volunteer Management; Board Development
Location(s): Online Classes/Webinars; National; California Statewide; Los Angeles Metro; Other States/Regions
Phone: (310) 597-2526
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Michelle Pred

Art Career Coaching
1365

Navigate the process of exhibiting and selling art Prepare presentation packages for gallery submission Create/update your artist statement or resume Determine prices for your art and understand the marketplace
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Networking/Field Learning; Marketing/Communications; Fundraising; Management/Strategic Planning
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: (510) 388-2628
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Website: http://artcareercoach.com/



Jamie Brunson

Art Primer
1356

I consult privately with practicing visual artists at different career levels, providing a range of support, research and education services customized to fit individual needs and circumstances. I offer studio critiques to artists who are working on developing their portfolios, and writing and editing services to artists who need help with their statements, web content or catalog text. A majority of artists work with me to achieve more sales, publicity and exposure for their art. I review and evaluate studio inventory and text materials; suggest website improvements and web-based/social networking tools for publicity and outreach; define appropriate markets and audiences in order to research best options for residencies, exhibition submissions and proposals; and, establish a series of time-based goals and actions that will result in greater exposure and increased opportunities. 
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Networking/Field Learning; Fundraising; Management/Strategic Planning; Marketing/Communications
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: 510.703.7068
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Website: http://artprimer.blogspot.com/



Alan Bamberger

ArtBusiness.com
10969

ArtBusiness.com provides complete art consulting and advisory services, art appraisals, art price data, articles for artists and collectors, and market research and information to anyone involved with art. Services include appraising all works of fine art; consulting on buying, selling, donating, collecting or otherwise transacting in works of fine art; assistance with inheritance issues involving art; research, documentation, organization and assistance in settlement or dissemination of artist estates; assistance in resolving disputes or disagreements over art; and expert testimony and opinions in legal cases involving art. ArtBusiness.com accesses a variety of databases containing well over 5,000,000 art price sales records, and biographical information for more than 450,000 artists. For artists at all stages in their careers, ArtBusiness.com consults on matters including organizing and presenting their art, writing about their art, assistance with situations involving formal agreements or representation of their art, marketing, promotion, pricing individual or multiple works of art, approaching the marketplace, targeting specific venues for possible shows or sales, website functionality, selling online, self-representation, exhibiting and selling at galleries or alternative venues, long term career development, estate issues, and appraisal and documentation of individual pieces or larger bodies of work. ArtBusiness.com contains over 3,000 pages of free content, over 50,000 images, regularly posts art business articles, reviews art gallery openings, critiques art, covers art market news, and critically evaluates specialized technical art reference books, CD-ROMs and online databases. Out-of-print and rare art reference books and exhibition catalogues are also available through the site. 
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Audience Development; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Advocacy; Education
Location(s): Central Valley; San Francisco Bay Area; National; North Coast; California Statewide; Los Angeles Metro; Other States/Regions; Inland Empire; South Bay Area; San Diego

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Website: http://www.artbusiness.com



Amy Kweskin

Artsightful : Arts Management Training, Insight Coaching, Capacity Consulting
9701

Amy Kweskin is an arts management specialist with a focus on mindful business planning to support artists, managers and board members in defining their goals and clearly envisioning a pathway to sustainability. For over 15 years she has been an educator, consultant and coach taking complex business concepts and transforming them into accomplishable steps. Since 2010 Amy has worked with the Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI) presenting Business of Art training sessions in San Francisco, San Jose, Berkeley, and Sacramento. She wrote the Strategic Planning chapter in the CCI Business of Art: An Artist’s Guide to Profitable Self-Employment – second edition. Amy is a co-founder and chair of http://www.c2arts.com Coaches and Coaches or the Arts.
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Facilitation; Leadership; Management Training; Human Resources/Staff Training; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Board Development
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area; North Coast; California Statewide; South Bay Area
Phone: 4159949901
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Website: http://www.artsightful.com



Kristine Maltrud

ArtSpark
13253

ArtSpark is dedicated to shifting the arts ecosystem where artists live and work. The current arts ecosystem is confusing, frustrating, fragmented and full of inefficiencies. ArtSpark envisions a realigned arts ecosystem that minimizes the burden of building and managing the business of being an artist so artists can remain true to their creative practice and art. To that end, ArtSpark offers workshops and technical assistance to artists, artisans, designers, makers and creative entrepreneurs focused on business development (Artist Business Canvas workshops), communications (including social media), fundraising, marketing and branding, audience development and community engagement. ArtSpark also connects artists (and designers, makers, etc.) to creativity-friendly business professionals and online resources in their communities. 
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Executive Coaching; Networking/Field Learning; Fundraising; Leadership; Audience Development; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Legal Issues; Marketing/Communications; Education; Technology Training
Location(s): Online Classes/Webinars; San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: x
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Website: http://www.art-spark.org



Elizabeth Pickens

Career Development & Consultation for Artists
10463

Elizabeth Pickens, M.Ed. is an independent career development and fundraising consultant for artists of all disciplines. She earned her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology at the University of Missouri-Columbia and moved to San Francisco in 2007. Previously she served as Managing Director of RADAR Productions and the Queer Cultural Center and as Senior Program Manager at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. She specializes in supporting individual artists, small arts organizations, and queer arts advocacy. 
Topic(s): Fundraising; Programming; Audience Development; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Other; Board Development
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: 415-321-1311 x
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Carrie Blanding

Carrie Blanding
11448

I work with arts and other nonprofits to improve organizational sustainability, navigate leadership transitions, and secure necessary funding so that they can do their work more effectively. I also write grants for organizations and individual artists. With over ten years of director level experience at arts organizations, I know first-hand about the challenges and opportunities that managers face. I combine my real-world experience with a deep understanding of arts policy, philanthropic trends, and management theory to give my clients a big-picture view of the field. My approach is compassionate, disciplined, creative, and collaborative. Bring me your problems, and together we will solve them.
Topic(s): Fundraising; Leadership; Management Training; Human Resources/Staff Training; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Marketing/Communications; Board Development
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area

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Website: http://www.carrieblanding.com



Center for Cultural Innovation
1434

The Center for Cultural Innovation was founded in 2001 with a mission to promote knowledge sharing, networking and financial independence for individual artists and creative entrepreneurs by providing business training, grants and loans, and incubating innovative projects that create new program knowledge, tools and practices for artists in the field. Through our professional development offerings, individual artists and creative entrepreneurs learn key business skills that provide them with the knowledge and resources to help advance their art, develop their ideas and increase their financial independence. More courses will be scheduled throughout the year. For more information on CCI or to register for Bay Area workshops visit our website at www.cciarts.org.
Topic(s): Fundraising; Marketing/Communications; Legal Issues; Management/Strategic Planning; Technology Training
Location(s): Los Angeles Metro; South Bay Area; San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: (415) 288-0530
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Website: http://www.cciarts.org



Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership of Marin
1435

The Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership helps bring community members, local businesses, and schools together with the Marin nonprofit and volunteer sector. The Center offers a variety of events and programs that foster connections and provide opportunities to serve. A more extensive listing of The Center s programs can be found online at www.cvnl.org.
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Marketing/Communications; Fundraising; Management/Strategic Planning; Board Development; Technology Training
Location(s): North Coast
Phone: (415) 479-5710
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Website: http://www.cvnl.org



CompassPoint Nonprofit Services
1436

At CompassPoint, we believe in the investment of people who work and volunteer in the nonprofit sector. That is why thousands of nonprofits send their staff to CompassPoint training programs. Visit www.compasspoint.org/workshops to view our current course catalog. CompassPoint provides you with the overall learning objectives in each of our core curriculum areas. We have created learning paths course sequences that work together to help you or someone you supervise, achieve a depth of mastery in these essential topics. Learning path courses are paced so that they are easy for you to schedule. Workshop content builds skills sequentially. Experience in a particular job role may enable a participant to take the more advanced class but classes are designed to provide the most benefit taken in sequence.
Topic(s): Board Development; Financial Management and Accounting; Fundraising; Leadership; Marketing/Communications; Management/Strategic Planning; Technology Training
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area; Online Classes/Webinars
Phone: (415) 541-9000
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Website: http://www.compasspoint.org



Terry Wolverton

Consult'Her
1368

In over twenty-five years of operation, Terry Wolverton has built a diverse practice that includes long-range and strategic planning, organizational assessment, project evaluation, marketing strategy, board development, staff development and human relations issues, executive search, executive and life coaching, conflict resolution, program development, fundraising strategy, and facilitation of group meetings and retreats.
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Fundraising; Human Resources/Staff Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Marketing/Communications; Board Development
Location(s): California Statewide; Los Angeles Metro
Phone: 323-227-4633
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Debra Chasnoff

GroundSpark
13984

We specialize in crafting strategic documentary films and distribution campaigns with ambitious social, economic, and environmental justice goals. Working closely with movement advocates and public interest organizations, we: • envision the structural, political, or cultural change that needs to happen; • identify the stories and messaging that can move audiences to get involved; • assess the best format, length, and style that will help achieve the project’s goals; • collaborate to craft a top-notch production; • design an audience engagement and outreach strategy that will harness the power of film to catalyze change. Individually, President and Senior Producer Debra Chasnoff is a coach and consultant to filmmakers and non-profit leaders. 
Topic(s): Audience Development; Management/Strategic Planning; Advocacy; Marketing/Communications
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: 415 641 4616 x 306
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Website: http://www.groundspark.org



Mike Hoff

Hoff Consulting
1361

Mike Hoff is currently President of his own company, Hoff Consulting, specializing exclusively in consultation to nonprofit organizations. Most recently, he served for seven years as the Director of Consulting and Education Services at the Center for Nonprofit Management in Los Angeles. His experience includes ten years as an executive director for Boys’ Clubs of America, five years on the faculty at California State University, Long Beach, and over twenty five years as an organization and human resource development manager and consultant. He is the former head of organization development and training functions at Mattel Toys, Fluor Corporation, and Western Digital, and also held the position of Regional Director, Southern California, for the American Management Association. His consulting expertise includes organization, board, and staff development, strategic planning, change management, team development and performance management. Mike holds a B.S. degree in Economics and an M.S. degree in Recreation Administration from the University of Utah. A partial client list includes AIDS Project Los Angeles; Special Olympics – So. California; Musical Theatre West; Arts Council of Long Beach; and, Australians in Film and the Catalina Island Museum. 
Topic(s): Management Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Board Development
Location(s): Los Angeles Metro

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Independent Arts and Media
1439

Independent Arts & Media is a producer's co-op and media/culture incubator with a mission to expand civic dialogue by increasing access to independent voices. Indy Arts was founded in 2000 to provide resources and support for media, arts and cultural programs and producers who are doing important work, but who lack support from existing commercial media outlets and traditional arts institutions. Indy Arts  production, sponsorship, promotional, educational and support services are always free or affordable, and strengthen a culture of democracy in which individuals fully participate in their communities through vibrant arts, media and public affairs experiences
Topic(s): Fundraising; Financial Management and Accounting; Marketing/Communications; Management/Strategic Planning
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: (415) 738-4975
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Website: http://www.artsandmedia.net



Daniel Nevers

Independent Consultant
10023

Daniel Nevers is a conceptual artist, educator, and coach who thinks expansively to change the way people see the world. He is adept at fearlessly generating ideas through structured play, navigating unwieldy processes with transparency and humor, and synthesizing complex information to achieve clarity. He has extensive experience in nonprofit marketing communications with an emphasis on creating resonant message that nurture relationships over the long term, and he is skilled at designing frameworks, delivering eye-opening presentations, and facilitating inclusive discussions. He loves working with artists and nonprofit organizations to help them articulate and get what they want.
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Facilitation; Leadership; Programming; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Education
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area; California Statewide; Los Angeles Metro; South Bay Area
Phone: x
Email:
Website: http://www.danielnevers.com



Judith Teitelman

Judith Teitelman Consulting
1367

Judith Teitelman brings more than 25 years of experience in helping grass roots and mid-sized organizations and large institutions strengthen their management and resource generating capacities and effectively plan for the future. She is a strong proponent of management initiatives designed to examine and challenge long-standing assumptions about nonprofit administration, and is committed to helping organizations rethink "business as usual." Judith is also a mentor and professional advisor to artists working in all disciplines. A skilled and innovative designer and facilitator of meetings and retreats, she regularly works with Boards of Directors and staff to institute positive and impactful change within their organizations. Between 1994 and 1996 — the last three years of the program — Judith served as a Planning Consultant to the National Endowment for the Arts Advancement Program: assisting organizations in a process of self-assessment, financial and statistical data review, and strategic long-range planning, and participating in the development of regional and national seminars and workshops. The Los Angeles County Arts Commission contracted Judith as a Technical Assistance Specialist for more than a decade, and she worked with the Flintridge Foundation’s Nonprofit Leadership Program in a similar capacity during the program’s four-year history. Her national consulting practice, established in 1990 and based in Los Angeles, provides a full range of services tailored to meet the unique vision and particular needs of each organization and artist. The services offered by Judith Teitelman Consulting include: long-range strategic planning, needs and program assessments, meeting and retreat facilitation, nonprofit administration training, resource development, executive leadership coaching and board and staff development. In her parallel realm, Judith recently completed her first novel, a magical realist tale entitled, "Guesthouse for Ganesha."
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Fundraising; Facilitation; Management/Strategic Planning; Board Development
Location(s): National
Phone: 323- 661-0987
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Kamella Tate

KTA/LLC
1366

For the last four years, we have focused much of our work on assessment and evaluation at the program and institutional levels. We provide start-to-finish evaluation services, including workplan design, literature reviews and resource compilation, instrument development and piloting, data collection (scaled surveys, focus groups, interviews, observation, document review, etc.), data analysis (quantitative, qualitative, mixed-methods), preparation of reports and white papers, and management of research assistants and analysts
Topic(s): Board Development; Marketing/Communications; Financial Management and Accounting; Fundraising; Human Resources/Staff Training; Management/Strategic Planning
Location(s): California Statewide
Phone: 818-753-8438
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Nonprofit Resource Center
10046

The Nonprofit Resource Center has been providing comprehensive services and support to nonprofit organizations in the Sacramento region since 1989. Offering comprehensive resources, from a professionally-staffed library, access to a grant funder database, from fundraising workshops to management networking, the Center enables new and existing nonprofits to improve management, operations, fund development, marketing & public relations, board development and more. 
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Executive Coaching; Fundraising; Leadership; Non Profit Job Opportunities; Management Training; Human Resources/Staff Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Marketing/Communications; Volunteer Management; Board Development
Location(s): Central Valley; Online Classes/Webinars
Phone: x
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Website: http://www.nprcenter.org



Quinn Associates Arts Management Institute
1442

The Arts Management Institute (AMI) was founded in 2007 to provide arts-focused management training for arts administrators, board members, and volunteers who are seeking the skills necessary to take their organizations to the next level of success. AMI Essentials courses are taught by experienced arts managers, and provide participants with hands-on learning opportunities, as well as big picture  coaching aimed at meeting the strategic needs of your organization. Founder Nancy Quinn has 25 years of experience in the field, and holds an MBA in Arts Administration from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA. Her firm, Quinn Associates, has provided hundreds of small and midsized arts organizations with grantwriting, PR, strategic planning, and other key services since its founding in 1988. Nancy served as an Adjunct Faculty member at California College of the Arts in 2007, and teaches grantwriting throughout California under the auspices of the Center for Cultural Innovation.
Topic(s): Board Development; Fundraising; Marketing/Communications; Management/Strategic Planning
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: (415) 621-3186
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Website: http://www.quinn-assoc.com



Renaissance Entrepreneur Center
1443

The mission of Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is to empower and increase the entrepreneurial capacities of socially and economically diverse women and men, and thereby strengthen our communities through the creation of sustainable new businesses, new jobs, and the promotion of financial self-sufficiency.
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Management/Strategic Planning; Networking/Field Learning; Technology Training
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: (415) 541-8580
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Website: http://www.rencenter.org



Shreya Shah

SALTWATER Social Justice Training & Consulting
13222

SALTWATER: Social Justice Training & Consulting is committed to giving trainings that strengthen communities, universities, colleges, organizations and movement-building for sustainable, lasting social change. SALTWATER designs, plans, and facilitates retreats, institutes, leadership development projects, webinars, individualized and group coaching, panel speaking, and long-term contracts in California and nationally. I work with clients to customize trainings based on what issues and content is important for their group/organization. Shreya D. Shah, MPH is a facilitator, healer, artist, and activist. S.D. has over 10 years of experience providing workshops and education. She has worked as a sexual health educator, youth worker, HIV/STD Tester & Counselor, media justice project editor, and facilitator around the States. Shreya graduated from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) with a B.A. in Political Science and Columbia University with a Masters Degree in Public Health, focusing on health inequities, the built environment, and community-based participatory research (CBPR). She is Training for Change's JCJ Fellowship Program Co-Coordinator for Trainers of Color and a member of the Funding Queerly Giving Circle , mobilizing resources for community organizing by and for LGBTQI communities. She co-founded and co-directed the Rhizome Consulting Project before being called to her next chapter with SALTWATER Training & Consulting. S.D. is a certified ThetaHealing Practitioner, supporting individuals to deconstruct 'old stories' to heal and actualize their goals and visions. She integrates a body-based approach into her facilitation & healing work, moving groups through challenging experiences in an embodied, grounded way. She is deepening this capacity as part of a cohort of politicized healers through the Generative Somatics : Somatics & Trauma 2015 Program. Shreya's art and design work shares liberatory, healing messages that can be found locally and nationally, in stores and online.
Topic(s): Facilitation; Human Resources/Staff Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Advocacy; Education
Location(s): Online Classes/Webinars; San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: x
Email:
Website: http://www.saltwatertraining.org



San Jose Entrepreneur Center/SBA
1446

The Cisco Systems " San Jose Entrepreneur Center is a collaborative effort between the public sector, private industry and non-profit organizations to provide small business owners with the resources information and tools they need to be successful. Together, the sponsors and contributors have developed a one-stop location where start-up and existing businesses can come to fulfill all their needs-from financing to training to expert consulting to technology information and tools to the latest resources available on the market.
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Marketing/Communications; Legal Issues; Management/Strategic Planning; Board Development; Technology Training
Location(s): South Bay Area
Phone: (408) 494-0217
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Website: http://www.sanjoseecenter.org/



SCORE
1457

SCORE, mentors to America's small business, is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small business start, grow and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). SCORE offers free and confidential business advice through online and face-to-face mentoring
Topic(s): Management/Strategic Planning; Financial Management and Accounting; Legal Issues; Human Resources/Staff Training; Marketing/Communications
Location(s): California Statewide
Phone: (800) 634-0245
Website: http://www.score.org



Mary Vradelis

Second Wind Consulting
9407

Mary Vradelis excels at helping arts groups develop long-term stability and growth. She draws on 20 years experience as a nonprofit administrator and consultant, including as an Executive Director and Board Member for several Bay Area nonprofits. Since 2006, she has served as Interim Executive Director for five organizations, including two arts organizations, the Marin Theatre Company and Each One Reach One. As a consultant she leads projects in strategic planning, retreat facilitation, board development and executive transition. She works in partnership with nonprofit Staff and Board to identify the tools they need to reach their goals. She is a member of Consultants and Coaches for the Arts (C2Arts), the Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership of Marin, and Compasspoint’s Interim E.D. pool. 
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Facilitation; Leadership; Management Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Board Development
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: 510.368-0587 x
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Website: http://www.secondwindconsulting.net



Small Business Administration San Francisco District Office
1448

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is an independent federal agency established by Congress to assist, counsel, support and protect the interest of small business concerns and to assist them in their start-up and growth. The San Francisco District Office (SFDO) of the SBA serves fourteen counties in Northern California, spanning from Santa Cruz County to the south and to the Oregon border to the north. Counties include: Alameda, Contra Costa, Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, and Sonoma. SFDO is located in downtown San Francisco in the heart of the financial district. 1997 marked the opening of the Business Information Center and Entrepreneur Center opened directly across from the district office. In addition to the SBA's financial guarantee programs, these centers provide businesses with the tools for enhancing and growing their businesses. This reflects SFDO philosophy in assisting Northern California small businesses.
Topic(s): Management/Strategic Planning; Financial Management and Accounting; Legal Issues; Human Resources/Staff Training; Marketing/Communications
Location(s): California Statewide
Phone: (415) 744-6820
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Website: http://www.sba.gov



Yesenia Sanchez

Soleil Coaching & Consulting
9405

Yesenia Sanchez, Soleil Coaching & Consulting, is a professional coach and arts management consultant based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has over ten years experience working with artists and arts organizations as a financial manager, administrative director, program director, coach and consultant. Previously, she ran one of the largest artist incubation programs in the country and is a founding member of C2Arts –Consultants and Coaches for the Arts (www.c2arts.com). Yesenia has served as a panelist for San Francisco Arts Commission, San Francisco Foundation & Grants for the Arts “Best Practices Series", and the  National Performing Arts Convention. She is a featured author in the newly published Center for Cultural Innovation's Business of Art© book, authoring the chapter on financial literacy for artists. Yesenia believes in an integrated, left-brain, right-brain approach to coaching and consulting uniquely suited for artists and arts organizations.
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Executive Coaching; Fundraising; Facilitation; Leadership; Management Training; Human Resources/Staff Training; Programming; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Volunteer Management
Location(s): Online Classes/Webinars; San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: (415) 216-7625 x
Email:
Website: http://www.soleilcoach.com



Teaching Artists Organized
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Teaching Artists Organized, TAO, is a consortium of Bay Area organizations working together to strengthen the field and to enhance the professional development of teaching artists in schools and communities. A Teaching Artist is a professional artist, or arts organization, with skills in both teaching and in the arts. Teaching artists work in a variety of school and community settings. TAO staff and associates provide facilitation and workshops for teaching artists, individual artists and arts organizations. TAO works with a variety of arts and cultural groups to help them identify strategic goals, increase their capacity and to design plans of action.
Topic(s): Marketing/Communications; Management/Strategic Planning
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area; South Bay Area; North Coast
Phone: (510) 493-7533
Email:
Website: http://www.teachingartistsorganized.org



The CBO Center
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The mission of The CBO Center is to build the professional capacity of nonprofit organizations serving the East Bay. The CBO Center fulfills it mission by improving individual performance, increasing organizational effectiveness, and promoting sector accountability. The CBO Center is carrying out its mission through five core strategies: It Takes a Village supports and strengthens nonprofit leaders by creating opportunities for peer learning and support through roundtables, mentoring, peer coaching, and sector convening's. The Capacity Building Workshop Series provides accessible, affordable training. The curriculum is designed to introduce important concepts in organizational leadership and governance and to enhance individual and team performance. The CBO Center also offers workshops in partnership with consultants and other management support organizations to bring their excellent programs to the East Bay. Blueprint for Excellence utilizes the considerable expertise of CBO Center staff and select consultants to help improve organizational effectiveness and accountability through on-site consulting and executive and relationship coaching. The CBO Center's information & resources services provide access to a wealth of information about local and national resources on nonprofit management, board governance, training, funding research, professional development, and nonprofit consulting. Information can be accessed through the Center's website, by phone or via email. One Voice, the CBO Center's public policy strategy, encourages civic participation and engagement through its Public Policy Committee, and its work with the Policy Council of the California Association of Nonprofits and CAN's Regional Partners Policy Network.
Topic(s): Board Development; Marketing/Communications; Financial Management and Accounting; Fundraising; Human Resources/Staff Training; Management/Strategic Planning
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area; Online Classes/Webinars
Phone: (925) 969-3159
Email:
Website: http://www.cbocenter.org



The Simple Dollar

The Simple Dollar
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The Simple Dollar is a place where anyone can come to acquire financial information on finding the best products and services, saving money, making smart investments, and controlling personal finances. Think of the The Simple Dollar as a personal finance platform you can use to make better financial decisions and grow your bank account.
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Networking/Field Learning; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Legal Issues; Other; Education
Location(s): Central Valley; Online Classes/Webinars; San Francisco Bay Area; National; North Coast; California Statewide; Los Angeles Metro; Other States/Regions; Inland Empire; South Bay Area; San Diego
Phone: x
Website: http://www.TheSimpleDollar.com



Theatre Bay Area
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Theatre Bay Area is one of the largest and most respected regional performing arts service organizations in the nation. Its membership is drawn from 11 Bay Area counties and includes 300 theatre companies and some 2,400 individual artists. The Bay Area is home to one of the most dynamic theatre communities in the country; the region boasts more theatre companies per capita than any other metropolitan area in the United States, houses the third largest community of Equity (union) actors, and premieres some 200 new plays each year. Theatre Bay Area's mission is to unite, strengthen, promote and advance the theatre community in the San Francisco Bay Area, working on behalf of our conviction that the performing arts are an essential public good, critical to a healthy and truly democratic society, and invaluable as a source of personal enrichment and growth. Visit theatrebayarea.org for more information. 
Topic(s): Fundraising; Management/Strategic Planning; Marketing/Communications; Board Development
Location(s): San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: (415) 430-1140
Email:
Website: http://www.theatrebayarea.org



U.S. Small Business Administration
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A federal agency that offers information on starting, financing and managing small businesses. Provides loan guarantees, counseling and other assistance.
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Legal Issues; Management/Strategic Planning; National Organization
Location(s): Los Angeles Metro
Phone: 818/552-3215
Website: http://www.sba.gov



Victoria Plettner-Saunders

v.p.s cartographie/artcareercafe.com
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Victoria Plettner-Saunders is Chief Strategist at v.p.s. cartographie an arts research, strategy and planning firm. In addition, she created ArtCareerCafe.com, a nonprofit arts sector-specific site to help connect qualified, passionate arts job seekers with employers; provide career and arts business coaching and research to the field. With more than 25 years experience, her work assists arts workers and leaders; arts organizations; philanthropic foundation; and arts agencies with services such as research; assessment; planning and professional development. She has led or managed small andmid-sized arts organizations, and managed programs and the agency's budget at the City of San Diego Commission for Arts & Culture.
Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Executive Coaching; Networking/Field Learning; Facilitation; Leadership; Non Profit Job Opportunities; Human Resources/Staff Training; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning
Location(s): Online Classes/Webinars; National; California Statewide; San Diego
Phone: 619-540-2925 x
Email:
Website: http://www.vpscartographie.com



Nancy Walch

Walch Consulting, LLC
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Nancy and Richard Walch serve as thought partners to our clients seeking to take their vision to the next level. We provide executive coaching, strategic planning as well as management, project and business development services to artists, foundations and other nonprofit organizations. 
Topic(s): Executive Coaching; Leadership; Management/Strategic Planning; Board Development
Location(s): National; California Statewide; Los Angeles Metro
Phone: (310) 475-6254
Email:
Website: http://www.walchconsulting.com



Michael Warr

WarrConsulting
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Topic(s): Financial Management and Accounting; Executive Coaching; Networking/Field Learning; Facilitation; Leadership; Management Training; Programming; Audience Development; Career Development: Multiple Topic Business Training; Management/Strategic Planning; Marketing/Communications; Board Development
Location(s): Central Valley; Online Classes/Webinars; San Francisco Bay Area; National; North Coast; California Statewide; Los Angeles Metro; Other States/Regions; South Bay Area
Phone: 4156064781
Email:
Website: http://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelwarr/



William Moreno

William Moreno Consulting
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As a practiced, visionary leader in the non-profit and corporate sectors, William Moreno possesses substantial executive expertise in the areas of strategic planning, development and fundraising, marketing, public relations and cultural programming. He has held positions as an Executive Director and Board member and has helped establish several non-profit organizations; he leads a fundraising workshop at Loyola-Marymount University. His clients range from the visual to the performing arts and everything in-between. During his corporate career, he worked in a variety of executive marketing, sales, training and senior organizational consultant positions. William is also a curator, writer and art advisor/coach working with individual artists or executive directors/senior staff on organizational issues, career development, personal effectiveness and helping them maneuver the creative world.
Topic(s): Fundraising; Facilitation; Programming; Management/Strategic Planning; Marketing/Communications; Board Development
Location(s): National
Phone: 213-804-5901
Email: