Part 7: I Need Help

I wanted to update everyone on the fundraising. First off, I have to sincerely thank you all for your generosity. Since Part 1 of this series three weeks ago, you all have given $10,000! I’m serious … $10,000. I can’t believe it. I am so humbled I don’t know what to say, other than Thank [Read More…]

Part 6: I Need Help

The Marin Foundation Revenue Plan 2010 Goal: For The Marin Foundation to become more of an ongoing resource within bridge building throughout faith, sexuality and culture for our partners that they might give on a more consistent basis. Strategic Direction: To achieve a sustainable donation stream. Objective:  To develop a revenue plan that will raise [Read More…]

America Gives!

Among a number of folks writing on their Facebook and Twitter accounts, here are a few folks that I know of who have written blog posts about trying to help The Marin Foundation, because they believe in our work so much: Adam McLane Tim Schraeder Matt Nightingale If you know of others, feel free to [Read More…]

Part 5: I Need Help

Even though The Marin Foundation has existed on well under $100,000 per year, the following is the best case scenario budget for 2010, where The Marin Foundation can run full steam. The key to this budget are the Trainings. Right now, it kills me that The Marin Foundation can only go train entities that are [Read More…]

Part 4: I Need Help

I am the most un-technologically advanced 28 year-old on the face of the earth. Here’s another example: I have the PDF’s of all of The Marin Foundation’s tax returns, but for the life of me I can’t figure out how to put them on my blog because for whatever reason they can’t be attached like [Read More…]

Part 3 Cont: I Need Help

This is the second part of The Marin Foundation’s Back Story; you can see the first part here. There are a few haters out there who LOVE to say that I’m only in this bridge building work for the money; that I pay myself everything that is donated to The Marin Foundation because I’m a [Read More…]

Part 3: I Need Help

This is Part 1 of The Marin Foundation’s Back Story: You can read for free the Introduction to my book, Love is an Orientation, if you click on the About tab at the top of the page. This Intro gives you the ‘public’ story of how I came about The Marin Foundation. But what I [Read More…]

Part 2: I Need Help

What does The Marin Foundation do? Quick Overview of The Marin Foundation: The Marin Foundation (TMF) is officially recognized as a Federal Nonprofit Public Charity under the 501 (c)(3) Internal Revenue Service organizational code. TMF promotes the strength and growth of religious understanding towards leveling the disconnected culture war between the various religious denominations and [Read More…]

Part 1: I Need Help

The Overview This week’s posts are probably, no definitely, the most difficult and embarrassing I’ve ever done. These upcoming posts are my authentic and dead honest plea for help. I don’t know any other way to communicate what I’m about to say other than to be as blunt as I can. Man, I’m sweating just [Read More…]