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Annie B’s Drive Successful in Spite of Economy

Chico, California (October 26, 2009) – The results of the Annie B’s Community Drive were announced on October 21. From their efforts between August 1st to September 30th, 194 participating organizations received a total of  $894,559. The donations came from 2672 individual donors, very close to the number of donors last year. During the 2007 Annie B’s Drive, $869,000 was raised. This brings the total for the three years to more than $3,000,000.

November Trainings Help Local Nonprofits Survive

Local nonprofit leaders have the opportunity to participate in two trainings in October provided by the Nonprofit Leadership Institute, a program of North Valley Community Foundation. On Tuesday, November 3, the topic will be “Grassroots Fundraising Practices – Doing More With Less”  On Monday, November 16, the topic will be “Keys to Community Relations – Maximizing customer service & volunteerism.”

Training to Strengthen Local Nonprofits

Chico, California (September 21, 2009) – Local nonprofit leaders have the opportunity to participate in two trainings provided by the Nonprofit Leadership Institute, a program of North Valley Community Foundation. On Monday, September 28, the topic will be “Making Meetings Work.”  On Monday, October 5, the topic will be “The Renewable Board – Effective Board Involvement”

International Expert Offers Social Media Course

Chico, California (August 18, 2009) – Local nonprofit and business leaders have the opportunity to participate in a timely course facilitated by an international business leader, Susan Rice Lincoln. The topic will be “A Social Media Blueprint for Nonprofit Organizations.” 

North Valley Nonprofit Council Meeting

(Chico – August 26, 2009) All local nonprofit organizations are welcome to attend the next quarterly meeting of the North Valley Nonprofit Council, Wednesday, September 9. This will take place at Beatnik’s Café (formerly Market Café), 1387 E 8th Street in Chico, from 2:30 – 4:30 PM and is free.

Beverages are provided and food is available, along with plenty of time for informal networking. Details on this event are available at www.nvcf.org.

Annie B’s in Spotlight at Chico Thursday Night Market

Chico, California (August 18, 2009) – Nonprofits participating in the Annie B’s Community Drive will showcase their services in the Chico City Plaza during the Thursday Night Market on September 3. North Valley Community Foundation, sponsor of the Annie B’s Community Drive, is partnering with the Downtown Chico Business Association, on this special Thursday Night Market event.

August Trainings Help Local Nonprofits During Hard Times

August Trainings Help Local Nonprofits During Hard Times

Chico, California (August 6, 2009) – Local nonprofit leaders have the opportunity to participate in two trainings in August provided by the Nonprofit Leadership Institute, a program of North Valley Community Foundation. On Monday, August 17, the topic will be “Securing Your Future; How to Integrate Planned Giving Throughout Your Nonprofit.”  On Friday, August 21, the topic will be “Collaboration as a Grant Strategy for Small Non-Profits in a Highly Competitive Environment.”

Annie B’s Community Drive Opens for Donations

Annie B’s Community Drive Opens for Donations

Chico, California (August 6, 2009) –  Annie B’s Community Drive has started, with over 170 charitable causes in Butte, Glenn, Tehama and Colusa counties participating in this program to stimulate donations.  North Valley Community Foundation is challenging our region with $500,000 in percentage grants (over five years) for local nonprofits. The Annie B’s Community Drive is designed to encourage giving to local nonprofits during a two-month donation period, August 1 - September 30.

Deciphering the quagmire of long-term care

Benefit Golf Tournament Set

The North Valley Community Foundation will hold the second annual Swing Fore a Cure golf tournament Monday, Sept. 14, at Butte Creek Country Club, designed to create awareness of the benefits of early cancer detection.

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