Nonprofit Fundraising Masters: San Francisco: September 19, 2017

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The Green Room
09:00 AM
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Join us this September at the historic Green Room inside the San Francisco War Memorial & Performing Arts Center, just steps away from City Hall as we share insights, tips, and tools from some of the world’s most successful fundraisers.
All Nonprofit Fundraising Masters programs also feature executive roundtables, where you get to introduce yourself to the group and share needs, resources, contacts, and best practices.
Sign up now to attend! Registration includes access to the full-day program, lunch, all-day coffee and tea, and afternoon snacks. 

Darian Rodriguez Heyman, Nonprofit Fundraising 101
Darian Rodriguez Heyman is an accomplished fundraiser, social entrepreneur, and best-selling author. His work “helping people help” started during his five-year tenure as Executive Director of Craigslist Foundation, after which he edited the best-selling book, Nonprofit Management 101 (Wiley & Sons). More recently, he authored the best-selling Nonprofit Fundraising 101, the first truly comprehensive yet practical guide to all aspects of fundraising for your cause, and stepped into the Executive Director role at Numi Foundation, where he oversees their clean water and curriculum development programs. Heyman also co-founded the only global conference series dedicated to social media for social good, Social Media for Nonprofits, as well as Sparrow: Mobile for All. Heyman is an in-demand fundraising consultant and board retreat facilitator, and a frequent keynote speaker at social impact events around the globe.
Kim Klein, Speaker, Author and Co-Founder, Grassroots Fundraising Journal
Kim Klein is an internationally known speaker and author, known for her ability to deliver information in a practical and humorous way. She has worked in all aspects of fundraising:  as staff, as a volunteer and as a board member and has helped thousands of grassroots organizations survive and thrive through tough political and economic realities. Kim is the author of five books including Reliable Fundraising in Unreliable Times, which won the McAdam Book Award in 2010. Her classic text, Fundraising for Social Change, now in a new 7th edition, is widely used in the field and in university programs. She co-founded the Grassroots Fundraising Journal in 1981 and was its publisher for 25 years. She has provided training and consultation in all 50 United States, five Canadian provinces and 21 other countries. She is a lecturer in the School of Social Welfare at the University of California Berkeley and serves on the board of the California Association of Nonprofits. Her current work is focused on the role nonprofits must play in creating fair and just tax policies and in the redistribution of wealth. 
Kay Sprinkel Grace, Beyond Fundraising
Kay Sprinkel Grace is a well-known fundraising consultant, founder and principal of Transforming Philanthropy, and author of six books, including High Impact Philanthropy and Beyond Fundraising. In 2013, the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University awarded her the Henry A. Rosso Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Ethical Fund Raising.
Geetha Murali, Room to Read
Geetha oversees Room to Read’s Development and Communications Department with staff across nine international locations. In her role, she is responsible for global fundraising, marketing, public relations, and communications, while also working directly with the organization’s largest investors. Under her leadership, Room to Read has embarked on several new initiatives including the development of major institutional and cause-marketing partnerships as well as the launch of legacy giving and multi-currency crowdfunding programs.


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