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.

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.

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

San Francisco Here We Come


So we're about to head off to sunny San Francisco for NTEN's NTC09 conference. I know some of you will be there and I'm very excited to meet a bunch of NTENny peeps in person for the first time, as well as hang out with Brian Solis , Chris Carfi , Margaret Francis and any other local Tweeps we can find! If you are local and want to meet up, please contact us via Twitter ( @maddiegrant and @lindydreyer ).

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

Life in 140 Characters

NonProfit University Blog

The Post, Times, Philadelphia Inquirer , Chicago Sun Times , San Francisco Chronicle , etc. When I was growing up, we had a vacation home on the Potomac River , right outside of Shepherdstown, West Virginia.

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.

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.”

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.

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.

[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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Broadband Group Speaks Out Against Apartment Exclusivity Practices

Associations Now

The FCC opened up a Notice of Inquiry [PDF] on the topic earlier this summer, in response to a request by the Multifamily Broadband Council , who spoke up in opposition to local rules in the San Francisco area.

GSMA, CTIA Bringing Mobile World Congress Vibe to U.S.

Associations Now

In a partnership that could create a major new event for the American technology sector, CTIA: The Wireless Association and the GSM Association announced plans to bring a version of Mobile World Congress, the popular European event, to San Francisco next year.

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.

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.

Thursday Buzz: Event Planning for a Million People

Associations Now

Event-planning pro Jarno Stegeman, also known professionally as The Event Tutor, spoke with George Ridgely , the executive director of San Francisco Pride, about how he and his team prepare for the world-renowned San Francisco Pride Parade and Celebration.

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 !

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.

Four Community Newsletters You Need to Subscribe To

Higher Logic

Even if you don’t go to the monthly Community Manager Breakfast meetups (in San Francisco and New York City), sign up for this weekly newsletter. Where do you turn to for information?

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


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

Association Spotlight: Western Independent Bankers

Association Adviser

September 2010 -- Association Spotlight This month's spotlight on association communication excellence falls on the San Francisco-based Western Independent Bankers for its groundbreaking efforts to raise the profile and capabilities of community banks during the nation’s prolonged credit crisis.

Why High-Tech is High(er) on the List for Meeting Planners

Associations Now

And if you are thinking that focusing on a city’s tech scene narrows your options to a few places—San Francisco, Seattle, New York, or Boston—think again. Indianapolis is now Saleforce’s largest presence outside of its San Francisco headquarters.

If You’re Looking for a Job, Look Inland, Lists Say

Associations Now

Sydney Bennet of Apartment List noted that large coastal cities like New York, Chicago, and San Francisco tend to price themselves out of the market, leading smaller markets to be a better bet.

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.

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 Makes Lyft Different

Higher Logic

In San Francisco, their home city, Lyft highlighted the most popular restaurant and bar but also the most popular transit stop and neighborhood. The other week, in San Francisco, the weather was incredible and Lyft sent out an email: 15% off ride to or from your nearest park.

Internet Archive Launches Program for Local Libraries

Associations Now

But there are cases where librarians at the local level are simply better at saving things than the San Francisco-based archive is.