March Updates from The Nonprofit Institute

Happy Spring! Here are The Nonprofit Institute's updates from March.

Advisory Board Updates:
We are excited to welcome our newest Nonprofit Advisory Board member, Laura Galinson. She is the Founder and President of the Galinson Family Foundation, the Price-Galinson Collaborative Fund, the Alternative Families Fund, as well as the Laura Jo Galinson Advised Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego.

Laura has a highly accomplished background as a photographer, publicist (including one of my favorite children’s books, Stellaluna) and competitive swimmer (breaking a World Record in the 100-yard medley). Today, Laura focuses her charitable work on her passions for education, youth, mental health, the arts, Africa, Israel and San Diego, and she continues to be an avid photographer and swimmer. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Comparative Religion from University of Colorado, Boulder, Laura and her wife, Jodi Diamond, are devoted mothers to their children Hannah, Bob, Syvan and Teddy. Welcome, Laura!

NPI Community Consulting Team Updates:

The Community Consulting Team hosted two workshops at local libraries in March. The majority of workshops will be held in April and early May, including the Program Design Academy.

Registration for the City of San Diego Nonprofit Academy will open in April. The Academy will take place on May 30th & 31st at USD.

National Community College Hispanic Council Leadership Fellows Program:
The National Community College Hispanic Council (NCCHC) is seeking Latinx community college administrators at the director, dean, and vice-president levels for the 2019 Leadership Fellows Class. The program is designed to prepare Latinx community college leaders who aspire to a presidency in one of our nation's community colleges. Deadline is April 2, 2019. 

Caster Family Center for Nonprofit & Philanthropic Research Updates:
We completed our 12-month contract with The San Diego Military Family Collaborative and San Diego Veterans Coalition and released our report: Hunt, K.D., Schumann, M.J. & Walker, L. (2019). Pathways and Intersections in the Military Lifecycle: How San Diego Supports the Military and Veteran Connected Community.

We completed our 4-year partnership with zero8hundred and delivered the final presentation and report: Hunt, K.D. & Schumann, M.J. (2019). Navigating the Future: Making a Difference for Transitioning Service Members and Families

Tessa will be presenting our San Diego County child care research to the City Council's Economic Development Committee on April 11. This study was conducted in 2018 for the San Diego County Office of Education to provide data and insights about economic and market conditions, needs, and barriers of local childcare for a pilot child care subsidy plan and future policies. 

Conscious Leadership Academy Updates:
The CLA is preparing for the Group Relations Women conference on April 12-14. Members are a mix of students and professionals and come from all over the United States.

The SHExperience: A Journey to Your Best Self Event outreach is in full swing. The speaker list is amazing. Please join us and spread the word! 

The HR Collaborative Leadership For Change Dialogue Across Difference workshop on was on 3/1. We had the dialogue session with President Harris on 3/13 which went really well. He was candid and open with the cohort about leadership.

Environment Initiatives Hub at The Nonprofit Institute:

The Hub has interviewed and accepted it's Outdoor Leaders Initiative 2019 cohort. We will be sending acceptance letters the first week of April. Our launch event will take place in early May.


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