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Leaders from six major nonprofit foundations will gather on January 18, 2012, 1-4 p.m. at the Fleischman Auditorium at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, 2559 Puesta del Sol, Santa Barbara, CA. Board and staff members for nonprofit organizations are invited to attend. The meeting will begin with small-group discussions (with panelists listening in) to discuss strengths and current issues facing local nonprofits. The panel discussion will then focus on collective impact: how nonprofits and funders can work together to achieve their goals and objectives
Nonprofit foundation executives who are committed to attend include: Palmer Jackson, The Ann Jackson Family Foundation; Tom Parker, Hutton Parker Foundation; Barbara Andersen, The Orfalea Foundations; Martha Harmon, The Santa Barbara Foundation; Michael Towbes, The Towbes Foundation; and Emily Neumann, The Weingart Foundation.
The convening is chaired by a group of volunteers who consult for the nonprofit sector in Santa Barbara: Meredith Benton, Judy Hawkins, Dr. Lynn K. Jones, Patricia Schwartz, MA, PCC and Kathy Wertheim, CFRE. The fee to attend is $30 by January 11 or $40 after that or at the door. To RSVP, go to https://fundraising.myshopify.com. For more information, contact Patricia@patriciaschwartz.com.