Nonprofit Resources

SCORE Silicon Valley nonprofit business team offers free, confidential consulting and mentoring to nonprofit businesses. Our mentors accelerate and increase the effectiveness of a nonprofit organization by providing training, facilitation, and a proven Board Forward Service. The board forward service is designed to increase the effectiveness of the board, staff, and operations of a nonprofit organization.

Our Vision & Mission

Our vision is to become the number one no-cost resource for local nonprofits by 2025. Our mission is to work closely with nonprofit businesses to understand their challenges and help create strategic execution plans for their success. For more information, contact us at: nonprofitinfo405@scorevolunteer.org

We Help to Solve the Following Nonprofit Business Challenges

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Raising Money

  • Mentoring
  • Training & Education

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Marketing the Brand

  • Mentoring
  • Board Forward
  • Panel Discussions
  • Roundtables

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Managing People

  • Mentoring
  • Advisory Board
  • Training & Education

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Planning

  • Mentoring
  • Board Forward
  • SWOT Facilitation
  • Succession Planning
  • Startup Guidance
  • Strategic Planning

Is your organization able to fund all its projects and programs? Are you having trouble finding qualified board members, or getting more engagement from board and volunteers? Do your vision and mission statement need a revision? Are you effectively telling your story and does it resonate? Are your operations running effectively?

If your nonprofit is facing the above challenges and more, we are here to help you. We can help:

  • Make your board more effective
  • Improve your operations: Make it more productive
  • Provide coaching and mentoring services for non-profit businesses at no charge.

We offer nonprofit workshops, roundtables, and panel discussions to enhance your nonprofit skills and knowledge.

Nonprofit Success Stories

“WomenSV” (Women of Silicon Valley)
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WomenSV (Women of Silicon Valley)

WomenSV is the result of the accumulated wisdom of over thirty experts in the field of domestic violence. It is designed to address a gap in services for women involved with a powerful, sophisticated abuser. Abusers in this population often have the money, power, and influence to make it very difficult for a woman to escape safely, avoid crippling debt and bankruptcy, and keep custody of their children.

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FabMo Logo

FabMo - your source for exquisite rescued designer materials Whether you work in textiles, tile, leather or paper, come to FabMo, find your treasures, and keep valuable materials out of the landfill. Every year FabMo rescues approximately 70 tons of discontinued designer samples such as fabric, wallpaper, tile, and carpet and makes them available to the creative community for reuse.

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Shelley Wolfe of KMVT Logo

Shelley Wolfe of KMVT Logo

KMVT 15 Silicon Valley Community Media & Television is YOUR local TV station and voice. For more than 30 years, KMVT 15 has been a deeply-cherished institution, providing training in video production, media literacy, and a voice for hundreds of thousands of San Francisco Bay area residents as an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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In Home Support Network, LLC

In Home Support Network, LLC

In 2010, Janis decided to go back to her original business. Under the name of In Home Support Network, LLC, Janis started again a new home care agency. The Caregivers, which provides in home care services to seniors, developmentally disabled, cancer patients, and our veterans.

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Hydro Institute

Hydro Institute

He converted several struggling community-based programs into thriving centers of health and wellness, improving these center’s operational efficiencies and programmatic effectiveness. He has coached swimmers and triathletes of every age and ability to overcome fear of water, enjoy exercise and to participate in Paralympics. Some have even obtained national records and international rankings.

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Ethio Village

Ethio Village

Ethio-Village is a non-profit organization which was started in 2008 in San Jose by several individuals who felt a sense of responsibility and desire to reach impoverished communities abroad to provide educational services. Ethio-Village members have engineering, business, social science, pharmaceutical and legal education background and most work full time.

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Legal Aid Society of Santa Clara County

Legal Aid Society of Santa Clara County

The Legal Aid Society of Santa Clara County (LAS) was founded in 1960 to provide free, civil legal services and to ensure access to the judicial system for the needy residents of Santa Clara County and to protect the legal rights of those persons unable to obtain legal assistance through other avenues.

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Costume Bank

Costume Bank

Costume Bank, the name itself explains their activities. It is a costume rental facility in down town Los Altos. The unconditional support and hard working Rose made the facility as the premier costume rental store in peninsula. The shop raises proceeds for the Assistance League of Los Altos, a nonprofit organization whose volunteers man the store and serve as personal costume stylists.

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Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents is here to give YOU support, resources, and information about raising your child of any age with any disability or special needs diagnosis. Raising a child of any age with disabilities or special needs has unique challenges and joys. Parents Helping Parents provides YOU with support, resources and information as you raise your child or adult of any age with any disability or special need.

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Diversity in Entrepreneurship

Event Language: English
June 15, 2022, 9:30am PDT
San Jose, CA, 95112

All-day program to provide necessary tools to underserved entrepreneurs through understanding what it takes to achieve success. Speakers will inspire, discussion group leaders... Read more

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