Building the professional capacity of community-based organizations in Contra Costa


The CBO Center offers nonprofit consulting and coaching services, workshops, and peer roundtables throughout Contra Costa and Alameda counties.


Fundraising & Accounting Software

Information resources on fundraising and accounting software for nonprofits

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Read CBO Center Affiliate Consultant Robert Weiner's article on "Ten Common Mistakes in Selecting Donor Databases (And How to Avoid Them)"

Upcoming Events

Peer Circles for Leaders

Free information session

July 10th 12 - 1 pm

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Raising Money with a

Fundraising House Party

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July Roundtable:

Special luncheon roundtable on Strategic Planning

with Morrie Warshawski

Wednesday, July 11th 12  1:30

JFK University, Pleasant Hill



The CBO Center's

Fundraising Resource Center

is now open in Oakland on

Monday,Tuesday, Thursday from 9:30 - 4:30

Fridays from 9:00 - 1:00

Closed Wednesday.


We offer:

  • Five computers all equipped with access to The Foundation Center's complete online directory
  • 400 titles on fund raising, organization development, leadership, planning
  • A place to meet colleagues and connect with others in the sector

Location: 359 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza in Oakland.  Click here for a map of the plaza and our specific location. 

Accessible by BART (12th St. Station); parking garages nearby on 16th Street and on Clay.  Come do that research you've been meaning to do for months and then reward yourself with a great lunch at one of the many terrific restaurants on the plaza. 

Feel free to call with questions or for directions:



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What's New!

Attention bookworms:

Staff and board members of organizations serving the East Bay may now check books out of our library. more info

Relationship Coaching for Executive Directors & Board Chairs
it may very well be the best investment you'll ever make for your nonprofit

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New Web Site!

Ensuring Nonprofit Integrity Initiative  Want to better demonstrate to government, funders, the public and even other nonprofits how your organization is accountable? Here are ten principles your nonprofit can adopt.


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