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Fiscal Sponsorship
6 Ways to Do It Right

A valuable guide for any person or group needing a nonprofit fiscal sponsor to obtain donations or grant funds to launch a community service, art project, environmental program or other project that benefits the community. Contains six IRS-approved models for setting up a fiscal sponsor relationship. Chart listing features of all six models at a glance, a sample fiscal sponsor contract and qualifications for IRS public charity status. More information

Small Grants Big Differences

The final report on the David and Lucile Packard Foundation’s Communities 2000 Initiative, a $3 million, 6-year program that funded more than 200 grassroots improvement projects in three Bay Area counties. More information

To create InvAsian, Asian Women United in 1999 called for submissions from youth groups, schools, community centers and ethnic study departments. AWU culled the best from among the 500 poems, essays, drawings, photos and recordings it received, then held study group sessions on selected pieces with 50 girls across the United States, and finally sought additional works from specific writers to compliment the collection. The study groups helped an Asian Women United editorial committee select the final inclusions — 66 stories and poems by 55 young women, a prolific new generation of writers of color. More information

A Principal's Story
Educator Ken Romines recounts the story of his two-year attempt to turn around a troubled elementary school in San Francisco's Mission District. Foreword by Dr. Ramon Cortines, former superintendent of San Francisco Unified School District. More information

In A Day's Work
Four California child welfare workers are profiled. Selected for the quality of their work and commitment to the profession, they discuss their day-to-day concerns in dealing with sexual abuse, child neglect and juvenile court decisions as well as coping with bureaucracy and staggering caseloads. Produced in association with the National Association of Social Workers, California Chapter. More information

Art of Recreation Therapy
Full of good advice, The Art of Recreation Therapy simplifies the psychology behind recreation therapy, explaining what to do and why and how to do it in terms that will be accessible to most anyone working with individuals and groups. Useful as a brushup for professionals, a primer for beginners, and an introduction to all students of therapy. More information

Innovative Services Monograph Series
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Help - Neighborhood Resources South of Market & Tenderloin

HELP, our new resource guide, is a compilation of private nonhousing service providers. It bridges South of Market and the Tenderloin, illustrating the commonality of need in the central city’s major residential neighborhoods.
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