234 East Gish Road, Suite 100
San Jose, California 95112

Nonprofit Seminars

Non-Profit Seminars

Silicon Valley SCORE is offering seminars about starting and managing a nonprofit service organization or agency. The Seminars are designed to provide a comprehensive overview of essential elements to help start and grow a successful nonprofit.

SCORE consultants, with nonprofit experience in Silicon Valley, present these seminars for starting and running a successful nonprofit, even in difficult times.

The Seminars We Offer:

Nonprofit Financials:This course will focus on identifying and understanding required financial reports and filings for non-profit organizations. The course will also provide insights on budgeting, cash flow, financial analysis and accounting systems. Tax matters and the avoidance of scary tax and regulatory problems will be an important take away from our seminar. Overall, the seminar should provide a good introductory framework for non-profit entrepreneurs and professionals.

Nonprofit Volunteers: Attracting, engaging, and retaining volunteer staff.

Nonprofit Funding: What your nonprofit does,-your programs,-is the highest priority for any nonprofit manager. Fundraising is the second. Learn methods and techniques for raising funds.

Nonprofit Grant Writing I & II: Develop effective and winning grant requests

Nonprofit Social Media: Methods for implementing online marketing are discussed

Nonprofit Board: How to have a strong, contributing board. Special Brownbag Lunch Session, August 22, Noon - 1:30pm time - click for details

Nonprofit Management:This course discusses roles and responsibilities of the Board, Board Chair, Executive Director, Staff and Volunteers using the Strategic Plan and Mission as the basis.

Nonprofit Planning-Strategic & Business Plans: Strategic planning is clarifying the purpose of an organization, where the organization wants to be in the future and how it is going to get there. The Business Plan details the goals and actions necessary to accomplish the Mission and Vision of the Strategic Plan. Elements and methods to create these for 2013 will be discussed.

Webinar “Strategic Marketing for Non-Profits” -- Karun Shimoga, PhD, MBA.  When: Friday, Nov 14, 2014, 2:00pm-3:00pm.

What People Are Saying About This Class:

  • “I learned a lot about NP financials...very educational”

  • “Good for volunteers to take classes like this”

  • “Very informative”

About The Course Instructors:

This course is taught by multiple instructors on different occasions. All instructors are experienced professionals, most with years of business experience in both non-profit and for profit businesses. They are selected to teach because they bring a meaningful background in the course material and can talk about their experiences to better illustrate the topic.

Counseling for Nonprofits:

Silicon Valley SCORE members, with nonprofit experience in Silicon Valley, offer counseling for nonprofits. Counseling sessions can be requested with the following experienced members: Nadera Alam, Wally Dale, John Edwards, Gerry Fields, Bob Goedjen, Nev Griffin, Tom Kearney, George Luzzatti Ray Noble, Jack Maxfield, Lucy Millgram, Karun Shimoga, Lori Trippel, and Neal Weinstein

234 East Gish Rd, San Jose
Classes are held at
Silicon Valley SCORE's main office - 234 East Gish Road,
San Jose. 
Go to 2nd building.
Plenty of free parking.

234 E. Gish
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Use North 1st Street Exit from Highway 880 and head North.  Turn Right at East Gish.
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Use North 1st Street Exit from Highway 101 and head South.  Turn Left at East Gish.
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From Highway 87
take the Airport (Skyport) Exit,
head East, Right on North 1st,
Left on East Gish
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Registration Fee: $10.00*
There is a $2 Early Bird Discount if you register online early enough by clicking the appropriate link below.
Veterans - get a coupon and attend a class for free - click here
Seating is Limited - Come at 8am to check in. Workshop begins at 8:30am.

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You may request a full refund or take a future class of equivalent value. Prices subject to change.

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Silicon Valley SCORE provides free business mentoring and consulting, and affordable business seminars and workshops in the Silicon Valley Area - covering San Jose, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, Mountain View, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Palo Alto, Cupertino, Saratoga, Monte Sereno, Los Gatos, Campbell, Fremont, Milpitas, Morgan Hill, Gilroy