Growing Your Nonprofit

If you lead a non-profit or are thinking of starting one, we have a variety of services to help you.

We offer workshops for you and your board members. We recruit volunteers, and can offer you templates and tools. We have job boards, and links to funding. We even offer meeting space.

Member Benefits

Workshops and Networking Meetings

Skills Workshops

Develop new skills and walk away with practical ideas to implement at your organization at our half-day and full-day workshops on fundraising, grant writing, board development, financial management, volunteer management, and marketing/public relations.

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Ongoing Networking Meetings

Join a roundtable of Executive Directors, Financial Managers, Managers of Volunteers, and Social Media Professionals.

Financial Managers meet on the fourth Wednesday of the month from 9:00 am-10:30 am

Volunteer Managers meet on the first Wednesday of the month from 9:00 am – 10:30am

Social Media Professionals meet on the first Tuesday of the month from 9:00 am – 10:30 am

All meetings are held at the Volunteer Center of Sonoma County.

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Member Benefits

Rent a Room

Use our space for larger meetings, work sessions and informational events.

Classroom A – holds up to 50 people theater style or about 40 with tables in a classroom configuration. The room will be set up in a U-shape configuration however you can arrange the tables in a configuration that suits your meeting. Tables need to be returned to the U-shape before leaving.

The Boardroom – has a large table which can fit up to 25 people but cannot be reconfigured. The Boardroom can only be rented during business hours which are Monday through Friday, 8:30am-5pm.

To reserve a room, contact Sandra Uribe at 707-573-3399, ext. 100 or suribe@volunteernow.org.

Nonprofit Rate: $18 per hour for nonprofit members and $25 for non-members. Business / Individual Rate: $35 per hour

 

Member Benefits

Services

Volunteer Recruitment

Let us help you find volunteers. Contact us for a Volunteer Request Form if you’re already signed up with the Volunteer Center.

Post Job Openings (click here to see recent job postings)

Post Your Event on Volunteer Center Community Events Calendar

Before choosing a date for your next event, see what else is happening in the community by visiting our Community Events Calendar. You can also post your event!

Member Benefits

Tools & Resources

Tools and Resources

• Review the Volunteer Center’s Volunteer Handbook as a sample so you can be sure to include key components common to this vital document.

•  Members of the Volunteer Center can access the Foundation Center Directory Online to find potential funders. Browse the complete profiles of grant-makers and their recent grants, listing over 100,000 foundations, and descriptions of more than 2.2 million recent grants.

•  To reserve the computer for grant research, call 707-573-3399 or send an email to info@volunteernow.org and place “grant research” in the subject line.

•  Browse our collection of nonprofit management books at the Resource Center library. “The 2016 Fair Pay for Northern California Nonprofits Compensation & Benefits Survey” is also available to review.