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Summer School for Nonprofit Success

June 5, 2013


Cal State Fullerton's Gianneschi Center for Nonprofit Research hosts its eighth annual Summer School for Nonprofits July 15-19. The program includes a free federal grants workshop and nonprofit tax seminar, as well as 30 courses on marketing, donor research, needs assessments, leadership and succession, insurance and social media tools. Attendees can register for any or all five days.


July 15-19


Cal State Fullerton, 800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, 92831
Titan Student Union and University Hall


Presenters include representatives from the American Red Cross, American Heart Association, Cal State Fullerton, City of Hope, Fieldstone Foundation, OneOC and Toastmasters.

CSUF presenters include:

  • Elahe Amani, director, technology services, student affairs
  • Laura Gil-Trejo, director, Social Science Research Center
  • Colleen Greene, systems librarian and communications coordinator, Pollak Library
  • Owen Holmes, associate vice president for government relations
  • Cynthia King, professor of communications
  • Christopher T. Kondo, director of graduate programs and co-director, Sales Leadership Center, Mihaylo College of Business and Economics
  • Dawn Macy, director, Center for Internships and Community Engagement
  • Elizabeth Muñoz, education, health and nonprofit specialist, CSUF Career Center
  • James R. Ruby, assistant professor of human services


Full schedule available online.

Free Programs:

July 15
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
2013 Federal Grants Workshop hosted by Rep. Loretta Sanchez. The free workshop features seminars on federal grants, other sources of public funding, search tools for opportunities to find funding, and information on the role of a congressional office in the application process.

July 16
9-4 p.m.
Tax Seminar for Nonprofit & Faith-Based Organizations sponsored by Michelle Steel, vice chair, State Board of Equalization. The free seminar features presentations on property tax exemptions; sales, use and employment taxes; compliance for existing exempt organizations; regulation of charities and fundraisers; and IRS Form 990.


Registration is required for any aspect of the program, including the free events July 15-16. From July 17-19, single-day registration, including parking, is $85; two-day registration is $140; registration for three days is $200. Lunch is not included. Multiple-day discount available to individual or organization members of co-sponsoring associations. Registration form and more information are available online. Deadline to register is July 8.

More Info.:

657-278-5376 or email Kathleen Costello 


Daily parking passes are required. More information available online.

Media Contacts:

Kathleen Costello, Gianneschi Center for Nonprofit Research, 657-278- 5376
Pamela McLaren, 657-278-4852 

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