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Although its the 4th largest industry in California, generates $208 billion in annual revenue and employs nearly one million people, California nonprofits can't get no respect.
"I would say efficiency is the area where nonprofits need to concentrate. Efficiency is attractive to funders. They want impact in exchange for their support."
Linda Cutler (Class X) Executive Director, Sacramento Region Community Foundation
Two Star Community Partner
One Star Community Partners
Gilbert Associates, Inc.
Nehemiah Corporation of America
Silver Star Community Partners
Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Sierra Health Foundation
Western Health Advantage
For two years ALF-MVC has been working with Jim Mayer of California Forward to keep Alf members apprised of reform efforts for our state. Because of the trust and relationship that have resulted from our work together, California Forward is asking ALF to assist them with a critical step in launching a statewide conversation engaging thousands of Californians.
In May, 2007, three ALF Senior Fellows, Faith Whitmore, Ken Larson, and Ami Bera, along with a group of Sacramento faith leaders, had the privilege of participating on one of these sponsored trips. As indicated in the article they wrote (Carabiner, Spring/Summer 2007), they found this trip to be a very open dialogue on the history, culture, politics, and faith of the Turkish people...
A happy crowd of ALFers and friends gathered March 5th to honor the 2008 Exemplary Leader, State Senator Darrell Steinberg, Class V, who, coincidentally, was recently voted Pro Tem of the Senate. Darrell was given the award to...
I had the honor of attending the graduation of Class XI and was impressed by the energy in the room. Like all the rest of us, they believe they are the BEST CLASS EVER...
ALF is at a “tipping point.” We have 250 Senior Fellows who form an incredible network of decision-makers from all sectors and ethnic groups. This is an infrastructure that already does and will continue to connect our leaders to impact the issues that face us, but it is time for someone else with energy and vision to take ALF-MVC to the next level...
Our esteemed Executive Director, Doni Blumenstock, has announced her intention to leave ALF-MVC in April, 2009. After helping to start our chapter and shepherding its growth and development for twelve years, she will begin the next segment of her very successful life...