OneOC Earth Week of Service

OneOC Announces Array of Volunteer Opportunities for 2013 Earth Week of ServiceHundreds of volunteers to accept call to action in spirit of Earth DaySANTA ANA, Calif., April 8, 2013 – As Earth Day 20 ...

Apr 8, 2013

Tell your volunteers why they matter

By Julie HoldawayPublished in the Orange County Register on April 1, 2013Nonprofits can drum up more support by giving a precise, personal picture of the good work they do.I do not work for a nonprof ...

Apr 4, 2013

Kids as volunteers? Why not

By Julie HoldawayPublished in the Orange County Register on March 25, 2013Special care is needed if you want to incorporate children into your nonprofit. The results are well worth the effort.In Marc ...

Mar 25, 2013

Getting in the News

By Dan Pittman, Pittman PROneOC Consultant Advisory Group MemberSo you want to see your story in the news, but not sure how to make the magic happen.Well, you’re not alone. These days, reporters rece ...

Mar 21, 2013

What in the world would happen if nobody lent a hand?

By Julie HoldawayPublished in the Orange County Register on March 18, 2013One in four of us volunteers some time for a nonprofit. Here's a look at life if we didn't.Volunteerism is at an all-time hig ...

Mar 18, 2013
Mar 2, 2013
Mar 1, 2013

Assessments: Stop, Reflect Listen

Think you already know what ails your organization?What’s telling you? Your gut?Well, that’s one way to get a read on your nonprofit, but performing an assessment is a far more useful and accurate wa ...

Feb 20, 2013
Feb 9, 2013

Behind every successful nonprofit is... a coach?

What would the Lakers have done without Phil Jackson? UCLA without John Wooden? Would Michael Phelps have accomplished his feats without the help of a coach?What can a coach do for you?In sports, we ...

Jan 22, 2013

OneOC Honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with 14th Annual Day of Service

Volunteers from PIMCO, Cox Communications, Cal State University Fullerton, UCI, Windes & McClaughry and other organizations and churches will give a day of service in honor of Dr. KingSANTA ANA, Cali ...

Jan 12, 2013

Jeff Wilcox - Board Governance as Stewardship

OneOC is excited to welcome trainer/facilitator extraordinaire, Jeff Wilcox, of Third Sector Company. Jeff is joining us for a year-long series on the ubiquitous topic of board leadership. Big and sm ...

Jan 8, 2013

Is your message hyperventilating? Know the rules of good press releases

If you want your chance at the spotlight, you need to stand out. A well-written press release never guarantees you’ll get your story, but it certainly is the foundation to getting into the media.Is y ...

Oct 25, 2012

My Favorite Four-Letter Words

By: James M. Greenfield, ACFRE, FAHPOneOC Consultant Advisory Group memberEveryone has a favorite word or expression they use often.  What are your favorite words to use for fundraising?  I have sev ...

Oct 8, 2012

OC Register - Volunteers put new sheen on OC's oldest public school

OC RegisterOctober 8, 2012 – More than 200 volunteers from DirecTV and Santa Ana-based nonprofit OneOC visit San Juan Elementary School to do gardening, mural painting and more in a makeover that mig ...

Oct 8, 2012

OC REGISTER - 200 volunteers to give San Juan school a makeover

OC RegisterOctober 5, 2012 - More than 200 volunteers from DirecTV plan to converge on San Juan Elementary School on Monday afternoon to participate in a major makeover of the campus, including paint ...

Oct 5, 2012

Are boards worth the trouble? What we learn from the Refigerator Argument

Too often we ask ourselves “are boards are worth it? Worth all the work, energy and turmoil they often require?”As a consultant, I’ve immersed myself with case studies, best practices, stats, real li ...

Oct 1, 2012

Ask the Experts: Computer Software

Ask the Experts: What donor management software do you recommend? Donor Management Software: kissing a frog or…By Barbara Powers, OneOCLooking for that magic elixir to manage your donors? I know, us ...

Sep 25, 2012
Sep 20, 2012

Executive Compensation: Finding the Perfect Balance

It’s budget time, which means we are about to get inundated with questions about EXECUTIVE COMPENSATIONExecutive compensation is a hot-topic button with our nonprofits. Here at OneOC we frequently ha ...

Sep 12, 2012
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