Offered in San Francisco (Foundation Center) & other East Bay locations (see program information).
Time: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Full participation in DER programs may be eligible for CFRE International certification points.
Presented by Development Executives Roundtable (DER)
GASP is offered at no-cost to participants.
Grantseeking for Education Organizations
DER is pleased to co-present our first program on the Peninsula, in partnership with THRIVE: The Alliance of Nonprofits for San Mateo County. In this session of GASP, participants will learn about the latest trends in grantmaking to institutions of learning and organizations serving students of all ages, as well as best practices in grantseeking from and building relationships with funders focused on education at all grade levels.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Sobrato Center for Nonprofits - Redwood Shores
330-350 Twin Dolphin Drive
Redwood City, CA
Cammie Vail is currently the Executive Director of the Palo Alto Community Fund, a fund which supports the work of nonprofit organizations serving the greater Palo Alto area through grantmaking. Cammie is an avid volunteer having spent the past 25 years working with the Junior League of San Francisco where she has served as Community Programs Director, Vice President and President. Cammie holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and an undergraduate degree from UC Davis.
Regina Neu has spent close to 30 years of her professional career working in the nonprofit sector. She has been an Executive Director for two Bay Area nonprofits, and for over ten years she been working as a consultant, primarily with small to mid-sized nonprofits. Her expertise is in board development (training and facilitation), leadership coaching, strategic planning, and fund development, among others. Regina teaches nonprofit administration courses at San Francisco State University and at California State University, East Bay.
Renee Zimmerman is Executive Director of Family Connections, where she has worked since 2004. Family Connections offers the only tuition free cooperative preschool program for children and parents in San Mateo County exclusively dedicated to low income families. Renee graduated from San Francisco State University and has a Master's Degree from the London School of Economics. She worked with children and families for more than 14 years as a professional with the YMCA.
KRISTEN CASHMORE, President of Development Executives Roundtable
Kristen Cashmore has more than 13 years of professional fundraising experience, primarily as a staff member for social justice organizations. Her titles have included Development Associate, Donor Engagement Manager, and Interim Development Director. She has written articles and a book review for the Grassroots Fundraising Journal and was previously on the board of Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training. Kristen also has experience leading fundraising trainings at Fundraising Day San Francisco, Rai$ing Change/Money for Our Movements and the Ms. Foundation 10th Institute on Women and Economic Development. She has a degree in Peace and Conflict Studies from UC Berkeley.
MARICAR BOYLE, Associate Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations, The Nature Conservancy
Maricar Boyle joined The Nature Conservancy’s Corporate and Foundation Relations team in January 2011 and is based in the California Regional office in San Francisco. Prior to the Conservancy, she established and managed highly successful institutional and individual giving campaigns for some of the most prestigious medical centers and institutes of higher learning in the San Francisco Bay Area and helped raise millions of dollars for Alameda County Health Care Foundation, University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and Children’s Hospital & Research Center Foundation in Oakland.
At the Conservancy, she manages a portfolio of California-based corporations and foundations to determine potential opportunities for collaboration through philanthropy, marketing, business practices and/or policy to raise awareness and obtain much needed support for the organization's U.S. and global conservation priorities. Her expertise includes over 12 years of implementing development strategies in annual giving through workplace giving, direct mail, special events, and institutional giving via foundation and corporate support. A native of the Philippines, Maricar holds a Bachelors of Science in Pharmacy from the Philippine Women’s University, a Masters in Public Administration from the University of San Francisco and a Graduate Certificate in Public Health Practice from Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.