BayNVC in Transition
$60,000, Strategic Support, and Love
BayNVC is at a critical juncture and we are asking for your
Take a moment to reflect on the
meaning that BayNVC has in your life. Has your life been
nourished? Has your capacity to support others increased?
BayNVC's Current Experience
|We want to offer you a
window into BayNVC's current experience. Over the last 18
we have trimmed 28% of BayNVC's budget and streamlined operations,
closing our office on Thursdays, while continuing to make all the same
accessible to everyone regardless of their means. Now we are facing the
possibility of something as drastic as cutting our programs or closing
Yet, we continue to have passion and
commitment for our work.
We are launching the Transition BayNVC Campaign to raise $60,000 in 90 days so
we can identify key strategic directions to adapt to a changing global
We are confident that with financial and other help from the thousands in the global NVC community
benefited from our presence, we will continue
serve and thrive. Please join us.
Our work nurtures thousands
of individuals, inspiring them to live purposeful, satisfying
line with their deepest aspirations. Many
NVC communities across the planet look to us as a resource. Our
Communities volunteers reach hundreds
of people in prison to
reclaim their hearts and minds. We offer services, vital skills, and a
possibility of working together to hundreds of organizations.
Old and New Friends
We have begun a deep
process of looking courageously at key questions:
- How can we align our leadership,
and the resources of our communities to meet the changing needs of our
- What changes in programming are called for so we can reach new
communities, and organizations?
- How can our work be continually renewed by vision as well as practical
sustainable in daily life?
We have already raised $8,000, and are asking for an
additional $52,000. You may have already contributed to us many times,
financially and otherwise. For this, we continue to be deeply grateful. You may also
be hearing from us for the first time with such a request. We need old
new friends, both, to get us through this challenging time.
We also need talent and skill beyond what our financial
resources allow. If you have energy, experience, and expertise in
organizational development to bring to BayNVC, email us.
Lastly, your faith in us feeds us in more ways than
we can name. We trust that the combination of financial contributions,
strategic organizational help, and love will get us through this phase to a
place of solid capacity to serve long into the future.
If you'd like to make a contribution today
click here, or send a check to
BayNVC, 55 Santa Clara Ave #203, Oakland, CA, 94610.
It is vision,
direction, and boldness that got us started, and those qualities are called
for now to respond creatively to the challenges of our time.
In gratitude and partnership,
Erica Grevemeyer, Interim Director
Miki Kashtan, Co-Founder
Lorene Allen, Board President
55 Santa Clara Ave. Suite 203
Oakland, California 94610