Building the professional capacity of community-based organizations in Contra Costa


The                       CBO Center offers nonprofit consulting and coaching services,                       workshops, and peer roundtables throughout Contra Costa                       and Alameda counties.  


Fundraising                       & Accounting Software

Information                       resources on fundraising and accounting software for nonprofits

                       click here

Read                       CBO Center Affiliate Consultant Robert Weiner's article                       on "Ten Common Mistakes in Selecting Donor Databases                       (And How to Avoid Them)"

Upcoming                         Events 

Peer                         Circles for Leaders

Free information session

July                         10th 12 - 1 pm

click                         here for more information


Raising                         Money with a

Fundraising                         House Party

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July                     Roundtable:

Special                     luncheon roundtable on Strategic Planning 

with                     Morrie Warshawski

Wednesday,                     July 11th 12  1:30

JFK                     University, Pleasant Hill



The                     CBO Center's 

Fundraising                     Resource Center

is now open in Oakland on

Monday,Tuesday, Thursday from 9:30 - 4:30

Fridays from 9:00 - 1:00

Closed Wednesday.


We                     offer:

  • Five                       computers all equipped with access to The Foundation Center's                       complete online directory
  • 400                       titles on fund raising, organization development, leadership,                       planning
  • A                       place to meet colleagues and connect with others in the                       sector

Location:                     359 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza in Oakland.  Click here for  a map of the plaza and our specific location.  

                     Accessible by BART (12th St. Station); parking garages nearby                     on 16th Street and on Clay.  Come do that research you've                     been meaning to do for months and then reward yourself with                     a great lunch at one of the many terrific restaurants on the                     plaza.  

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Attention               bookworms:

Staff and board members of organizations serving the East Bay may now check books out of our library. more               info

Relationship               Coaching for Executive Directors & Board Chairs
 it               may very well be the best investment you'll ever make for your nonprofit               

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New Web Site!

Ensuring               Nonprofit Integrity Initiative  Want to better demonstrate to government, funders, the public and even other nonprofits how your organization is accountable? Here are ten principles your nonprofit can adopt. Including topics about ocean sports e.g. kayaking. More interested in fishing on a kayak? You'll love these good fishing kayak reviews.

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