San Francisco Chronicle

Local Communities Try to Save Struggling 4-H Clubs
April 29, 2009

Toledo, Ohio (AP), April 28, 2009, San Francisco Chronicle — Cuts in state and county spending are threatening to shut down 4-H clubs in several states, leaving parents and supporters scrambling to fill the gap to keep programs going.

TechSoup Sees Upside for Nonprofits in Downturn
March 23, 2009

Social entrepreneur Daniel Ben-Horin, whose multimillion dollar San Francisco business TechSoup Global connects charities to computer companies, sees an upside to the economic downturn.

Charities Tap Skills of Jobless Professionals
March 23, 2009

When the economy slumped, Althea Collins was among 100 people let go in November from Fair Isaac Co. in San Rafael, the firm that created the FICO credit score system to determine loan interest rates.

JFCS Takes Entrepreneurial Approach
March 18, 2009

At a time when CEOs of nonprofits are bracing for severe funding cuts, Anita Friedman, executive director of the Jewish Family and Children's Services, managed to collect $600,000 in private donations at an annual fundraiser last weekend.