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Bay Area Community Health Advisory Council (BACHAC) BACHAC invites you to lace up your sneakers...

Oregon Just Transition Alliance Oregon Just Transition Alliance (OJTA) has a new logo! They’re also...

The Inside Scoop from Ruth Amplifying Our Projects and Our Sector This past quarter, Community...

The Fund for People in Parks The Fund for People in Parks distributed their 40th...

Outreach to Outcomes Outreach to Outcomes welcomes all to join them at the Spring Fiesta...

Just Solutions Just Solutions’ Research Collaborative released the Hydrogen Environmental Justice Framework in January 2024...

National Writing Project (NWP) The Writers Who Care editors are asking teacher-writers to help celebrate...

Mission Science Workshop Come visit Mission Science Workshop the next three Saturdays in February for...

I hope the year is off to a great start for you all. I am...

Women in Data Science (WiDS) Join WiDS the first week of February for their virtual...

Center for Scientific Collaboration and Community Engagement (CSCCE) Join the CSCCE for their first monthly...

Attendance Works Educators – start the New Year off with Attendance Works! Registration is now...

The Carpentries Register now for The Carpentries final event in their 25th Anniversary Celebration Series....

The Healing WELL The Healing WELL is launching their new Leadership Program to help participants...

A Mitzvah to Eat A Mitzvah to Eat is a pluralistic group of Jewish educators,...

Attendance Works Attendance Works is partnering with Campaign for Grade-Level Reading for The First Month...

Regeneración Pájaro Valley Climate Action Join Regeneración Pájaro Valley Climate Action as they collaborate with...

The Inside Scoop from Ruth Coming This Fall: Fiscal Sponsorship Calculator Community Initiatives has the...

Latino Outdoors Join Latino Outdoors (LO) for: Celebrando 10 Years of Latino Outdoors. This special...

Regeneracíon – Pajaro Valley Climate Action Join Regenracíon – Pajaro Valley Climate Action for a...

Gameheads Join Gameheads‘ students and staff for an exciting block party filled with food, live...

Vision Zero Network Planning has begun for 2023’s World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic...

Latino Outdoors Latino Outdoors continues to celebrate 10 years of growth, learning, community, and movement...

North American Primate Sanctuary Alliance North American Primate Sanctuary Alliance is promoting a podcast featuring...

Last week, Ruth Williams, CEO & President of Community Initiatives, presented “The Fundamentals of Fiscal...

Latino Outdoors Latino Outdoors hosts an annual photography competition. In the photographs, you can view...

El/La Para Translatinas Hispanic Federation recently hosted its first Advance Change Together (ACT) convening during...

The Fund for People In Parks Patty Neubacher, volunteer Advisory Committee Member for The Fund...

The Council for Global Equality In December 2022, The Council for Global Equality was present...

Pre-Health Dreamers Pre-Health Dreamers is holding the next seminar in their Outward: Advocacy Training series...

Community Initiatives’ board member Abbas Moloo recently shared videos from his 2022 trip to Africa...

Alliance for Felix Cove Theresa Harlan, Director of the Alliance for Felix Cove, was recently...

Sierra Seeds Sierra Seeds is a project that cultivates intimacy with the earth and ancestral...

El/La Para Translatinas The 2022 SECA Art Award Exhibition, at SFMOMA through May 29, will...

Season’s greetings! We hope your 2022 is wrapping up nicely. Below, please find the topline...

Academic Data Science Alliance Join Academic Data Science Alliance at ImageXD 2023, a workshop for...

Frontline Workers Counseling Project Save the date! November 29 is Giving Tuesday, and the Frontline...

California Foodshed Funders In August of this year, California Foodshed Funders welcomed their new Executive...

EL/LA Para TransLatinas EL/LA Para TransLatinas is holding a Costume Contest, their first event at...

Last week, Community Initiatives’ CEO and President Ruth Williams shared a blog listing “Eight Steps...

Black Genius Foundation “The Black Genius Foundation seeks to transform the conversation around genius by...

El/La Para Translatinas Nicole Santamaria, Executive Director of El/La Para Translatinas, was recently quoted in...

Attendance Works Chronic Absenteeism, a term coined by Hedy Chang (founder of Attendance Works), is...

Ruth Williams of Community Initiatives Joins Charity Navigator’s Consultative Council of Nonprofit Leaders [Oakland, CA,...

Academic Research Consortium Neurodiversity describes the idea that people experience and interact with the world...

Jewish Youth for Community Action The Jewish News of Northern California is promoting the programs...

Community Initiatives Celebrates Dan Sudran, Beloved Founder of Mission Science Workshop Please join Community Initiatives...

El/La Para Translatinas In solidarity with all women, members of El/La Para Translatinas showed their...

Mass STEM Hub On the ‘news’ section of their website, Mass STEM Hub published an...

Bay Area Network for Diversity Training in Early Childhood (BANDTEC) On social media, in honor...

California Foodshed Funders California Foodshed Funders seeks to shift food production from being an extractive...

Attendance Works Attendance Works questions the actual rate of chronic absenteeism in U.S. schools. (Chronic...

Palomacy On April 23 of this year, Palomacy participated in the UC Davis 108th Picnic...

Project Homeless Connect Project Homeless Connect relies on volunteers to keep their programs running that...

Just Solutions Collective Just Solutions Collective has released part 1 of their three-part blog series...

Breaking Barriers Goldie Hawn, Academy Award-winning actress, director, best-selling author, and CEO of MindUp, will...

On March 15, Community Initiatives (CI) Legal Director Brandy Shah and Senior Client Services Manager...

Just Solutions Collective Fundamental inequities of the current energy landscape and how the nation could...

We’re thrilled to present this wonderful video, “YOU CAN MAKE IT Help Aid Africa,” which...

Renaissance Journalism Renaissance Journalism has a new pilot project called LaunchPad, which provides an opportunity...

ComSciCon Our partner project, ComSciCon, will be hosting its tenth annual Flagship conference in August of...

The Council for Global Equality Our partner project, The Council for Global Equality, is one...

Salinas Community Science Workshop Our partner Salinas Community Science Workshop has been awarded a Chevron...

Happy New Year! I hope that 2022 is treating you well so far. Below, please...

The Fund for People in Parks The Fund for People in Parks had a great year...

Kern Sol News Kern Sol News, a youth-led media outlet that primarily focuses on health...

The Fund for People in Parks In its most recent Trailblazer newsletter, The Fund for...

Latino Outdoors Latino Outdoors (LO) began as a blog authored by its founder, Jose Gonzales....

Mission Moments are a showcase of projects for the benefit of the Community Initiatives board...

I’m happy to announce that this year marks Community Initiatives’ twenty-fifth year In Service to...

We’ve made a short video to provide some of the broad strokes of Fiscal Sponsorship....

To kick off our 25th anniversary, we updated our logo! Watch its transformation over the...

MENTOR California MENTOR California is hosting its first-ever statewide conference on Thursday, October 28, between 9:00am and...

The Press Forward: Supporting Women in the Workplace McKinsey & Company, in partnership with LeanIn.org, recently published...

El/La Para Translatinas: Save the Date! Join El/La Para Translatinas on Friday, Oct. 8, between...

Vision Zero Network: Putting Pedestrian Safety First Vision Zero Network held a webinar, “Changing Deadly Streets:...

The Council for Global Equality: August Edition of Global Equality Today The Council for Global Equality (TCGE)...

The Carpentries: Introducing The Carpentries Director of Community, Alycia Crall The Carpentries is excited to welcome...

Mission Science Workshop: Exciting News! Despite making the shift to virtual classes during the 2020...

North American Primate Sanctuary Alliance: Six Chimpanzees Taken to New Home in Washington State The North American...

Project Homeless Connect: Managed Homeless Camping Facility Coming To Hillsboro in June Project Homeless Connect will supervise...

Black Funders Network: 1st Anniversary Celebration Watch Black Funders Network of the Bay Area’s (BFN) four-minute video celebrating...

Attendance Works: Attendance Campaign 2021  To help spread the word about their 2021 attendance awareness...

The Carpentries: Library Carpentry Blog The Carpentries’ most recent blog post focuses on the expansion...

Happy Earth Day! The theme of this year’s Earth Day is Restore Our Earth. Community...

Leadership Learning Community (LLC) Addressing Anti-Asian Violence Earlier this month, LLC published a statement in response...

Announcing The Carpentries Podcast! The Carpentries has posted their first podcast with the goal of...

Latino Outdoors: Participate in Latino Advocacy Week The first ever Latino Advocacy Week is being...

The Black Genius Foundation: Website Launch The Black Genius Foundation’s website went live this month!...

Radical Monarchs: Looking for Radical Troop Leaders Radical Monarchs is looking for individuals interested in...

In 2020, Community Initiatives once again contracted with valued partner Research Evaluation Consulting (REC) for...

U.S. Digital Response: Helping Deliver Vaccine Rollout Information Recognizing the immense challenge for public health...

MENTOR California: National Mentoring Summit 2021 MENTOR is hosting its 11th annual National Mentoring Summit...

The Fund for People in Parks: New Projects for 2021 The Fund for People in...

The Carpentries is Fundraising Through the End of the Year The Carpentries is aiming to...

U.S. Digital Response: Building Civic Technology Across the Country U.S. Digital Response continues to assist...

Black Funders Network of the Bay Area Presents: Healing the Impact of Racial Injustice &...

Fiscal sponsorship helps projects continue to serve their missions through challenging global events. Imagine you...

From Covid-19 to journalism to political action, Community Initiatives’ fiscally sponsored project partners have been...

The FruitGuys Community Fund announces 2020 Grant Cycle Finalists The community fund has selected 26...

Meet Community Initiatives’ three newest board members Dee Dee Mendoza, Abbas Moloo and Barbara Rhomberg...

Join us for our upcoming Open House! You are welcome to our Community Initiatives Open...

Introducing our weekly project partner news post! We scour your social media feeds, newsletters and...

The Board of Directors of Community Initiatives is pleased to announce the selection of Ruth...

Projects may have noticed that we have started to refer to our Fiscally Sponsored Projects...

Sometimes at Community Initiatives, we have the opportunity to support our projects in unexpected ways....

While nonprofit organizations are tax-exempt, that does not mean we are completely free from IRS...

For the past year and a-half, the Community Initiatives Board and staff have been engaged in...

Last fall, Community Initiatives commissioned a Satisfaction Survey to determine how well we are doing...

We’ve all heard about the rise of the sharing economy or collaborative consumption in the...

Employee turnover is a challenge and a reality that all nonprofit organizations face.  Community Initiatives...

Fiscally sponsored projects, like those in the Community Initiatives network, are different from nonprofits in...

Spring is a great time to examine the fruits of the seeds planted the previous...

Case Studies

Could Your Nonprofit Go Up in Flames? A Case Study on Nonprofit Disaster Recovery Late...

Leader Voices

When most people experience a higher calling, they focus their energy on one project until...

Inspired by the dramatic success of restorative justice practices in South Africa and New Zealand,...

Celebrating 25 years this year, the San Francisco Dyke March brings dyke communities together to...

With its origins in a 2013 Meetup group, Startup Policy Lab works at the intersection of technology...

Latino Outdoors is a network of leaders committed to engaging Latinos in the outdoors, connecting familias...

Memory Care Café is a Community Initiatives project that organizes informal meetings and social outings for...

White Papers

Finance and accounting services are an important component of your comprehensive fiscal partnership with Community...

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, Community Initiatives was able to forge a partnership with regional...

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