Who We Are
We work with nonprofits in the San Francisco Bay Area to develop marketing strategies that will help them to soar. Visit the pages below to learn more about our nonprofit marketing services.
Graybird Foundation donates marketing expertise and services to community, education, and fine arts nonprofits in the San Francisco Bay Area. We team with our valued clients to identify, scope, and deliver a bold marketing move.
Graybird Foundation is fueled by our business and marketing experience and a desire to give back.
Who is the Graybird Foundation team?
Graybird Foundation was created by Jill Grossman, Renee Spooner, Helen Boyer and Shelley Willig. We are joined by Natalie Occhipinti and Veronica Santo, our terrific marketing specialists.
What is Graybird Foundation?
Graybird Foundation is a private, non-operating grant-making foundation that contributes marketing services to nonprofit organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Where does Graybird Foundation operate?
Graybird Foundation is located on the San Francisco peninsula and serves nonprofits focused on the community, education, and fine arts around the Bay Area.
What is the Graybird Foundation team’s nonprofit track record?
The Graybird team has extensive experience working with various nonprofits. A partial list of our current and past clients includes: Berkeley Symphony, Crystal Springs Uplands School, Foundation for a College Education, Gatepath, Golden State Youth Orchestra, LifeMoves, Michael Collopy Photography, NAMI San Mateo County, Reach for Home, and Surviving Skokie.
When was Graybird Foundation created?
Although Graybird Foundation operated in a pilot mode for several years, it incorporated as an official entity in January 2016.
Why was Graybird Foundation formed?
Graybird Foundation was created to identify strategic projects and donate specific marketing services to advance the goals and missions of select community, education, environmental, and fine arts nonprofits in the SF Bay Area.
How is Graybird funded?
Graybird is funded through private donations.
How is Graybird Foundation different than other nonprofit marketing firms?
Graybird Foundation teams with clients to fund strategic marketing initiatives. Graybird consultants are experienced professionals with proven backgrounds in their areas of focus. We integrate with clients by working side-by-side to scope out projects with finite endpoints and ensure timely completion of the deliverables within specified budgets. The Graybird model benefits clients because they receive professional marketing expertise that wouldn’t otherwise be available. Our consultants enjoy working on projects and are accountable to see them through to their completion. Graybird wins by making a meaningful difference for local SF Bay Area nonprofits.
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