September 8, 2021 Meeting
Five-minuter featured organization: City of Fremont Human Services Department
Rachel Osajima provides a presentation about the Alameda County Arts Commission’s programs and services including Arts Advocacy, Grants for Arts Organizations, Arts Education and Public Art. She also provides information about the Arts Commission’s current Call for Artists and Resources regarding state funding and reopening guidelines. Osajima is the executive director of the Alameda County Arts Commission, a division of the County of Alameda. All of the Alameda County Arts Commission’s services are based on the belief that the arts and creativity are an essential part of every successful and thriving community.
August 11, 2021 Meeting
Learn how best to engage with one of a nonprofit’s most valuable assets: its volunteers. Our panel included volunteer coordinator Deepa Chordiya of LIFE ElderCare, Paddy Iyer, co-founder of Daily Bowl, and Janice Gebhardt, a long-time supporter of several Tri-City Nonprofits, including SAVE (Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments). The discussion focused on best practices for recruitment, keeping volunteers engaged and how nonprofits can help make the experience rewarding, and helping volunteers feel appreciated in creative ways.
July 14, 2021 Meeting
Featured Speaker: Lance Nishihira. In this talk, Lance outlined strategies and technology products geared toward non-profits. Organizations like ours are eligible to get complimentary access to Google Workspace or Microsoft Office 365. They can also receive transaction-free donations from PayPal Giving Fund. He also outlined how to enable your organization to access corporate contributions and matches through platforms like Benevity.
June 9, 2021 Meeting
Five-minute Featured Organization: LIFE ElderCare
Featured Speaker: Geneva Bosques, Interim Communications Manager with the Fremont Police Department. Geneva discussed the Special Event Permitting process for the Police Department and the City. As we emerge from the pandemic restrictions and organizations begin to schedule in-person events again, now is the perfect time to review the procedures and policies in place, and learn what adjustments have been made to reflect new and/or revised local and national policies.
May 12, 2021 Meeting
Five-minute Featured Organization: Fremont Cultural Arts Council
Featured Speaker: Dee Dee Kiesow: Raise Six Figures without ASKING for a dime — The Fearless and Joyful ASK — For entrepreneurs and fundraisers who love what they do but hate to ASK!
March 10, 2021 Meeting
Five-minute Featured Organization: Indo-American Community Foundation
Featured Speaker: Bill Marshak: Fit to Print: Best Practices for News Publication – Tri-City Voice
March 10, 2021 Meeting
Five-minute Featured Organization: METAS
February 10, 2021 Meeting
Five-minute Featured Organization: SAVE (Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments)
Featured Speaker: Irene Koehler: 3 Nonprofit Social Media Mistakes and How to Fix Them
January 13, 2021 Meeting
Featured Speaker: Donna Wies, “What You Didn’t Know About Nonprofit Service – a presentation about Board Roles”
December 10, 2020 Meeting
TCNPC Kick-off and Welcome
Featured Speakers: Alameda County Supervisor-elect (District 1) David Haubert, Union City Councilmember Jaime Patino, and nonprofit consultant Donna Wies