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Ross, CA 94957
Creating a cultural shift takes exemplary presence, listening, training and meeting grounds.
Contact: Margherita Vacchiano, Associate Director
Mission Statement: Be Present is a national non profit organization dedicated to building sustainable leadership for social justice.
We accomplish this goal through:
Teaching the Be Present Empowerment Model® to develop self-awareness, understanding, voice, and purpose to build active and sustainable relationships in a diverse world.
Providing training and systems of support to enable the ongoing practice of the Model to strengthen leadership skills to achieve individual, family, organizational and community successes.
Sustaining a network of diverse voices to increase learning in the Model and ensure lasting change by expanding the Be Present community and enhancing collective capacity for movement building.
Establishing True and Effective partnerships to work with existing and growing landscape of social justice and non-profit partners to learn and live the Model, move beyond barriers, and effect social justice.
Be Present, Inc.supports individuals to be present in their lives – to be more effective leaders in creating well being within themselves as well as in their families, schools, organizations, workplaces and communities. Be Present, Inc. works to achieve peace and justice for all people.
2011 Budget: $520,000
Amount to Raise: $65,000 by Dec. 31, 2011
2012 Budget: $550,000
2012 Fiscal Year-End Date (2012) December 31
Contact: Peter Mattair, Vice President for Advancement
Mission Statement: Bioneers connects people with solutions and each other. Our acclaimed national, local and global conferences are complemented by extensive media outreach, including our award-winning radio series and role as a source for media such as Leonardo DiCaprio's ﬁlm The 11th Hour and Michael Pollan's best-selling book The Omnivore's Dilemma.
2011 Budget: $$3,400,000
Amount to Raise: $$135,000 by Dec. 31, 2011
2012 Budget: $$3,400,000
2012 Fiscal Year-End Date (2012) 3/31/2013
Blue Mountain Center of Meditation
Contact: Madison Nichols, Director of Development
Phone: 707 878 2369 x240
Mission Statement: The Center offers instruction, tools, and a community of practitioners who follow the eight-point program of passage meditation developed by Sri Eknath Easwaran. The program can be used within each person's own cultural and religious background to relieve stress, heal relationships, release deeper resources, and realize one's highest potential.
2011 Budget: $1,650,000
Amount to Raise: $688,500 by Dec. 31, 2011
2012 Budget: $1,750,000
2012 Fiscal Year-End Date December 31 (2012)
CXC | Center for Transformative Change
Contact: Sundaresvani Erica Grevemeyer, Administrator
Phone: 510.549.3733 ext. 705
Mission Statement: After several years of deep practice and study, we are proud to announce Embodied Transformative Leadership Training, Coaching and Consulting to our offerings.
2011 Budget: $223,987
Amount to Raise: $50,000 by Dec. 31, 2011
2012 Budget: $288,390
2012 Fiscal Year-End Date (2012) September 30, 2012
The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society
Contact: Carrie Bergman, Program Associate
Mission Statement: The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society is a 501-c(3) nonprofit organization which works to integrate contemplative awareness and contemporary life, to help create a more just, compassionate, reflective, and sustainable society. Our current focus on higher education reaches professors, students, researchers, and administrators, and supports the development of reflective insight to address the urgent issues of our time--a complement to existing intellectual and analytic undertakings. Your donation supports a vast network of institutions and academics committed to the recovery and development of the contemplative dimension of teaching, learning and knowing.
2011 Budget: $526,000
Amount to Raise: $21,700 by Dec. 31, 2011
2012 Budget: $440,000
2012 Fiscal Year-End Date (2012) 12/31/12
Contact: Laura Hartzell, Director of Development
Phone: 413-637-6052 / 413-441-7393
2011 Budget: $3400000
Amount to Raise: $420,000 by Dec. 31, 2011
2012 Budget: $3000000
2012 Fiscal Year-End Date (2012) 12/31/2012
Institute of Noetic Sciences
Contact: Cecilia Tonsing, Chief Development Officer
Mission Statement: Broadening our knowledge of the nature and potentials of mind and consciousness and applying that knowledge to enhance human well-being and the quality of life on the planet.
Consciousness Matters! Globally conscious citizens dedicated to manifesting their highest human potential can transform the world in positive ways through interconnectedness and interdependence and that promote the flourishing of life in all its magnificent forms.
2011 Budget: $ N/A
Amount to Raise: $955,712.00 by Dec. 31, 2011
2012 Budget: $5,187,062
2012 Fiscal Year-End Date (2012) June30,2012
Rockwood Leadership Institute
Contact: Elizabeth Wilcox, Director of Philanthropic Partnerships
Phone: 510-524-4000 x 110
Mission Statement: Rockwood Leadership Institute provides individuals, organizations and networks in the social benefit sector with powerful and effective training in leadership and collaboration. Rockwood has more than 2,500 alumni, making it the nation's largest provider of multi-day, transformative leadership trainings for social change, nonprofit and philanthropic communities.
2011 Budget: $2 million
Amount to Raise: $ by Dec. 31, 2011
2012 Budget: $3 million
2012 Fiscal Year-End Date (2012)
Seasons Fund for Social Transformation
Contact: Arif Mamdani, Director
Mission Statement: The Seasons Fund for Social Transformation catalyzes vibrant and effective social change movements by coupling the power of personal transformation with the public work of creating a just and sustainable world. The Seasons Fund's strategic direction is to strengthen leadership for transformative social movements by mobilizing and investing resources.
Season's goal is to leverage at least $10M dollars for transformative change by 2014.
2011 Budget: $1.1M
Amount to Raise: $225,000 by June 30, 2012
2012 Budget: $ $1.1M
2012 Fiscal Year-End Date (2012) June 30
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