Friday June 7th from 8:30am – 2:00pm
According to what we hear on the news, the overall economy is growing stronger day by day. But, what is the state of the local nonprofit economy, and what does an improved regional economy mean for San Diego nonprofits? Join us to hear and discuss the key findings from the first annual State of the Nonprofit Sector Report which is a compilation of the first full year of our State of Nonprofits Index and other nonprofit research.
Special Guest Discussants:
To help frame our opening discussion, the Caster Center is pleased to convene a dynamic panel including Nancy Sasaki, CEO of the Alliance Healthcare Foundation, Jerry Sanders, San Diego’s former Mayor and the newest President/CEO of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, and Fred Galloway, Professor and lead methodologist for the State of Nonprofits Index. They will provide their unique insights about the increasingly complex landscape of San Diego’s nonprofit sector.
The State of Nonprofits: Charting the Health of San Diego’s Nonprofit Sector
8:30am – 10:30am
For the first time, data about the economic health of San Diego area nonprofits is being collected regularly. This part of the day includes the presentation of research findings from the 2012 State of Nonprofits Index followed by an interactive panel. Together, we’ll look at the current economic trends and discuss ways to increase the sector’s impact.
Strengthening Your Nonprofit’s Economic Resilience
10:30am – 2:00pm
Are you trying to secure funding and stay competitive amid changing government and funder priorities? Do you know what strategies will increase your resiliency to economic challenges? USD nonprofit faculty and local nonprofit leaders will offer training sessions on issues highlighted in the report including:
- Social Enterprise Strategies
- Cross-Sectoral Collaboration
- Media relations…and more!