Are San Francisco Nonprofits Getting Priced Out?

Associations Now

Dozens of nonprofits have applied for public funding in response to a rise in commercial rents corresponding with San Francisco’s growing status as a tech hub. The San Francisco Examiner reported this week that 42 nonprofits applied for funds ahead of the November deadline.

Countdown to the Leading Change Summit in San Francisco


Launching this September 3-6 in San Francisco, LCS is not your typical conference with hundreds of workshops to choose from, and parties every night. You’re invited to NTEN’s inaugural Leading Change Summit in San Francisco.

Goodwill Modernizes the Donation Bin in San Francisco

Associations Now

But with a little redesign, a little technology, and a little collaboration, a new Goodwill initiative in San Francisco aims to make it painless for the public to donate textiles. The post Goodwill Modernizes the Donation Bin in San Francisco appeared first on Associations Now

Counseling Association Chooses San Francisco as New Host of 2017 Annual Meeting

Associations Now

With 10 months to go before its 2017 conference, the American Counseling Association has selected San Francisco as its host city. We believe that San Francisco will be an enjoyable and active city for our conference,” ACA CEO Richard Yep, FASAE, CAE, said in a statement.

Anti-Tobacco Group Plays Small Ball, May Win Big in San Francisco

Associations Now

Now, the group is taking a grassroots approach and could score its first win this week in San Francisco. The post Anti-Tobacco Group Plays Small Ball, May Win Big in San Francisco appeared first on Associations Now

San Francisco Backs Down on Cellphone Radiation Law

Associations Now

After a legal challenge by CTIA-The Wireless Association, the city of San Francisco has decided to halt its plan to enforce an ordinance requiring warnings to consumers about the dangers of cellphone radiation.

See You at NTC 2012 in San Francisco Next Week!

Beth Kanter's Blog

Next week should be officially be named “Nonprofit Techie Week” in San Francisco! Next week should be officially be named “Nonprofit Techie Week” in San Francisco! Flickr Photo by Star Dust.

A night away? We sure did pay.

Aaron Wolowiec

The next three top-dollar locations: Oahu Island in Hawaii ($221 a night), San Francisco ($207) and Miami ($185). Filed under: Associations , Meetings Tagged: Atlanta , Denver , event , hospitality , Hotel News Now , hotels , Miami , Nashville , revenue , ROI , San Francisco , STR Inc.

The Big Picture: The Gripman Cometh

The Big Picture

My family and I just enjoyed a spring break vacation in San Francisco (or we enjoyed two days and then we endured the cold rain during the others anyways). Had similar experiences in San Francisco. Yep, we had both types of experiences on our last trip to San Fran.

We Are Not Angry Enough (MIX Mashup Notes)

Jamie Notter

That was the first line in my notebook from the MIX Mashup event I attended in San Francisco a month ago. Consulting. Speaking. About. Contact. Generations. Humanize. Books: Jamie Notter. Leadership insight.right when you need it. We Are Not Angry Enough (MIX Mashup Notes).

Getting Ready for the MIX Mashup

Jamie Notter

Next week, Maddie and I will be in San Francisco for a one-day conference called the MIX Mashup. Consulting. Speaking. About. Contact. Generations. Humanize. Books: Jamie Notter. Leadership insight.right when you need it. Getting Ready for the MIX Mashup. Posted June 13, 2012. in Announcements , Books and Reading , Humanize. Tweet. And this time, we’re NOT speaking. We are actually going to attend a conference for a change!

Game Developer Conference 2010

Moving through the Association World

Last week I attended my second Game Developer Conference in San Francisco at the Moscone Center. While I had a great time at San Francisco I am happy to get back home. Check out some pictures from my week in San Francisco! Work ASAE GDC IGDA San Francisco

Conference Circuit: Nuclear Cardiology

Associations Now

The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology’s 23rd Annual Scientific Session begins next week in San Francisco, with more than 1,000 healthcare professionals in attendance. Venue: San Francisco Marriott Marquis. City: San Francisco.

Conference Circuit: Information Overload

Associations Now

The Association for Information Systems’ International Conference on Information Systems 2018 begins next week in San Francisco. Venue: San Francisco Marriott Marquis. City: San Francisco. Rundown Attendees: 1,500. Sponsors: 30. Exhibitors: 15.

Progress in Progress

Robert M Barnes

Apple Store, San Francisco. Every time I look at this photo it makes me smile. So simple, yet so powerful. Innovation Wobbly Jelly Stuff

Events Next Week

Jamie Notter

I will be in San Francisco all of next week, which will include two different speaking events. The event will be at the PG&E building in downtown San Francisco, starting at 6pm.

Claim Your Nonprofit Scholarship for BoxWorks

Beth Kanter's Blog

BoxWorks 2018 is just over three months away on Aug 29-30 in San Francisco and the nonprofit sessions are a great place for learning about digital transformation (and networking too.). Is your nonprofit grappling with digital transformation of its programs and operations?

[Cool Infographic Friday] Best Cities for Women Entrepreneurs


2. San Francisco. Women in San Francisco are active in the bustling entrepreneurial scene of the Bay Area and Silicon Valley — 30% of the city’s businesses is run by women. Whoo hoo! Washington, DC (where we live) is ranked number 1!! See the full list here.

The Happy Healthy Nonprofit Book Tour: You Are Invited To Join Us

Beth Kanter's Blog

Tue Jan 31 – SAN FRANCISCO 12:00pm-1:30pm. TechSoup Lunch Time Brown Bag , 435 Brannan St, San Francisco, CA 94107. Thu Feb 2 – SAN FRANCISCO 3pm-5pm. 312 Sutter Street San Francisco, CA 94108.

CompTIA Study Finds Tech Hubs Where You Wouldn’t Expect Them

Associations Now

Yes, you’re probably aware that San Francisco or Seattle are tech hotbeds, but what about Huntsville, Alabama, or Lansing, Michigan? The list put a lean on cities that had affordable costs of living, but even considering that, some of the most expensive cities in the country—including San Francisco, Boston, and San Jose, California—ranked high on the list.

Musings from the RSA Conference

Association Management

RSA Conference is this week in San Francisco. This event is like the annual prom for the security industry—part conference, part trade show, part “place to be.”

Conference Circuit: Mental Wellness

Associations Now

The Anxiety and Depression Association of America’s 2017 Annual Conference begins next week in San Francisco. Venue: Hilton San Francisco Union Square. Location: San Francisco. Rundown Attendees: 1,000. Poster presenters: 300. Sessions: 170 plus.

Three Simple but Powerful Social Media for Nonprofits Tips

Beth Kanter's Blog

Note from Beth: The Social Media for Nonprofits Conference is returning to San Francisco on October 11th. Note from Beth: The Social Media for Nonprofits Conference is returning to San Francisco on October 11th.

The Top 5 Lean Startup Resources for Social Good Organizations

Beth Kanter's Blog

The Best Place to Hear from Tons of Social Good Organizations Using Lean, All In One Place: The Lean for Social Good Summits in New York (Dec 5) and San Francisco (Jan 23). Hint: Beth Kanter will be a judge at the Lean for Social Good Summit in San Francisco !

Round Two: CTIA Fights Another Local Cellphone Ordinance in Court

Associations Now

Roughly two years after ending a similar fight with the city of San Francisco, CTIA: The Wireless Association has sued the nearby city of Berkeley over an ordinance that it says would require the industry to falsely claim that cellphones put users at risk of radiation exposure.

Daily Buzz: Your Standing Desk Is Overrated

Associations Now

Replacing sitting with standing at work doesn’t mean you’re getting more health benefits. Also: why employees cut corners in day-to-day operations. Standing desks might not have the health benefits you think they do.

Fighting Homelessness: Libraries on the Front Lines

Associations Now

And the association made poor and homeless patrons a key focus of its 2015 Diversity and Outreach Fair in San Francisco in June. Leah Esguerra became the the first social worker of her kind when she was hired by the San Francisco Public library in 2009.

Come to #12NTC – the best nonprofit conference of the year. Seriously.


Where: Hilton San Francisco, 333 O’Farrell Street, San Francisco.

An Ingenious Texting Bot from @SFMOMA

Beth Kanter's Blog

The San Francisco Museum of Art recently launched an ingenious bot called “Send Me” that allows anyone to send a simple text message and receive a picture of a piece of art matching the idea, words, or phrase texted.

The Highs and Lows of Per Diem Rates

Associations Now

reaching a peak near San Francisco. And those cities that do cost significantly more than average—San Francisco’s $547.34 per night, but the food cost, $121.21, is slightly more than that of San Francisco.

We Asked, You Answered: Spooky Association Fears

Associations Now

Membership Engagement Coordinator, San Francisco Dental Society. During the scariest time of year, we asked our readers how they battle their most terrifying association fears. Ghosts, monsters, and witches aren’t the only things frightening us this Halloween.

Join the “Human Revolution” at Work

Associations Now

One example is Lyft, the San Francisco-based ride-sharing company, which encourages passengers to sit in the front seat and get to know their drivers.

Conference Circuit: Fundraising Fundamentals

Associations Now

The Association of Fundraising Professionals’ 2017 International Fundraising Conference kicks off in San Francisco this weekend. City: San Francisco. The Peep Show”) to San Francisco. Rundown Attendees: 3,000. Exhibitors: 200 plus.

Measuring the Networked Nonprofit: October Book Tour – Events

Beth Kanter's Blog

San Francisco (Oct 16/17). “ Measuring the Networked Nonprofit: Using Data for Social Change ,” co-authored with KD Paine is getting into people’s hands!

What the Sharing Economy Means for Association Meetings

Associations Now

Late last month the San Francisco Travel Association (SFTA) made headlines when it became the first destination marketing organization to partner with Airbnb. One CVB recently became the first to partner with Airbnb.

How Japan Is Selling Americans on Craft Beer

Associations Now

The sector is just making its way abroad; early market research in New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles found that 80 percent of the craft beer consumers JFOODO surveyed said they were interested in trying a Japanese craft brew.

Why the advertising industry needs radical change


” See what you think of this slide deck by Gareth Kay at Goodby, Silverstein and Partners, and ad agency based in San Francisco. “We all know we’re living in a period of massive, accelerating change.

Study: Your Knitting Hobby May Improve Your Job Performance

Associations Now

A new study by San Francisco State University psychologists shows the positive impact that creative hobbies can have on workers’ productivity and on-the-job performance.

Associations Make Their Winning Predictions For Super Bowl Sunday

Associations Now

While some in San Francisco are worried about the costs of hosting the Super Bowl and events leading up to the game, other city business leaders are touting the potential gains in tax revenue. This Super Bowl will be a cost benefit to the city of San Francisco,” Lazarus said.

Bay Area Design Nonprofit Wins Support from Tech Giants

Associations Now

After spending time in the design agency world, he re-established the nonprofit in San Francisco with the support of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) in 2008.

Arts Organizations Digital Strategies Master Class and Train the Trainers

Beth Kanter's Blog

I’m teaching a master class today in San Francisco for arts organizations for Theatre Bay Area. My master class here in San Francisco will be video taped and shared in other cities by a local facilitator using a lesson plan that I have developed.

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As the Calendar Page Turns.It's Tech Conference Season

Association Management

I’m a fan of Beard Papa Cream Puffs by the Moscone Center in San Francisco. As the calendar page turns, it starts to become conference season. The period from February to June is stacked with industry conferences of all kinds in the tech space.

Conference Circuit: It’s Cellular

Associations Now

The American Society for Cell Biology’s 2016 Annual Meeting begins this weekend in San Francisco. Location: San Francisco. Rundown Attendees: 6,000. Exhibitors: 250.