“The content of the breakout sessions were absolutely phenomenal. The presenters were so well prepared and the materials were interesting and engaging. I wish all conferences met this standard - what a high bar to set!" – Nonprofit Day 2010 participant
CompassPoint provides conferences that promote skills enhancement and community building for nonprofit leaders and organizations. Through high-quality content and well-structured conference learning and networking opportunities, participants strengthen their abilities to carry out their individual roles within organizations and the collective community goal to achieve greater social equity. Through our convenings we achieve the following:
- Support personal and professional development
- Bring together the people and resources to reenergize you in your work
- Provide a place where you can connect with your peers in the field
- Bring to the fore important issues and information that impact your efforts
Our staff, with the engagement of key community partners, designs each convening to create a unique experience that will leverage the time you spend with your community. Our three major conferences are the following:
Nonprofit Day – The Bay Area’s longest running and largest nonprofit leadership and management conference. Started in 1987, Nonprofit Day fosters inspiration and community along with knowledge, leadership, and management skills.
Silicon Valley/Peninsula Nonprofit Forum – This convening is organized through a partnership of the Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits, Thrive-The Alliance of Nonprofits in San Mateo, the Center for Excellence in Nonprofits, and CompassPoint. It focuses on the issues that impact nonprofit providers in the Peninsula and South Bay Area.
View our current Silicon Valley/Peninsula Nonprofit Forum website.
View our Silicon Valley/Peninsula Nonprofit Forum 2011.
View our Silicon Valley/Peninsula Nonprofit Forum 2010.
View our Silicon Valley/Peninsula Nonprofit Forum 2009.
The East Bay Nonprofit Forums – Developed along with the East Bay Nonprofit Policy Committee, this highly interactive series of forums focuses on issues that impact Alameda County and Contra Costa County nonprofits.
View our current East Bay Forum website.