Scaling Earned Revenue in Non-profits

April, 20, 2017, 6:00—8:30pm

Cooley LLP, Palo Alto

Today’s climate for non-profits makes the need to develop earned revenue sources more important than ever. Yet lean non-profit organizations often face challenges identifying and capitalizing upon mission-aligned earned income sources. This panel and networking event will provide practical guidance for non-profit leaders and board members interested in exploring and scaling earned income revenue streams.

The program will provide individuals and teams of professionals exposure to strategies, best practices, as well as experts in the field. Non-profit leaders will share their successes and challenges in growing earned revenue.


6:00 – 6:45 PM: Reception and networking (Light appetizers and wine)

6:45 – 8:30 PM: Panel discussion and fireside chat.


Perla Ni, founder of GreatNonprofits

Raquel Pinderhughes, founder of Roots of Success

Doniece Sandoval, founder and CEO of LavaMae

Mark Wexler, co-founder and Executive Director Not for Sale / co-founder and partner Just Business

Moderated by Scott Saslow, HBS ’97, founder Palo Alto Impact Center



HBS alumni, Palo Alto Impact Center professionals and other community members interested in helping to scale the impact of their non-profits.

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Tickets are $35. HBS alums are eligible for $25 tickets—type in promo code HBSALUM in the ‘Select Tickets’ window. Questions? Contact





April 6, 2017, 5:00—7:30pm, San Francisco

Do you know that two-thirds of HBS alumni join a non-profit board at some point in their careers?  Want to be one of them?


The Board Match® is a casual business networking event where the chief executives and board leaders from a wide range of local non-profits are all in one place looking to meet and recruit talented professionals for their boards of directors. Come meet 175 local nonprofits supporting causes like the arts, education, community health, the environment, youth development, and more.  Serving on a non-profit board can provide fantastic opportunities for personal and professional development. Build new skills, network, broaden your knowledge of the community, and provide essential expertise to non-profits.


Register for free here.  Open to the public. (This is not an HBSANC-organized event, but there will be an HBSANC table to greet you if you register as an HBS alum.)

Past Events

Building High Impact Non-profit Boards
 February 16, 2017, 6:00—9:00pm, Redwood Shores

Storytelling for Non-profits
November 16, 2016 6:00—8:30pm, San Francisco