The Impact Foundry


The Impact Foundry


The Impact Foundry has been providing comprehensive services and support to nonprofit organizations in the Sacramento, CA, region since 1989. Offering comprehensive resources, from a professionally staffed library to access to a grant funder database, from fundraising workshops to management networking, the Impact Foundry enables new and existing nonprofits to improve management, operations, fund development, marketing and public relations, board development, and more.

Our services can:

  • inform you about new trends and changes within the nonprofit sector;
  • advise you on growth strategies;
  • help you find grant resources and learn proposal writing skills;
  • show you how to improve your strategic planning;
  • aid you in developing an effective board of directors; and,
  • provide you with networking opportunities.

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The Impact Foundry is the centralized, innovative source of information and services to help nonprofits succeed across all stages of their organizational life cycle.


The mission of the Impact Foundry is to enhance the resources and improve the management of nonprofit organizations, primarily within California's northern Central Valley and Sierra Nevada regions.

Since 1989, the Impact Foundry has been providing comprehensive services and support to nonprofit groups in Sacramento and 18 surrounding counties. If you work for a nonprofit organization, serve on the board, or volunteer your time, the Impact Foundry has just about every resource you need to succeed in the nonprofit world.


Becoming an Impact Foundry Member—whether you're a nonprofit, individual, consultant, or business interested in supporting and developing the nonprofit sector—is a great way to connect to the nonprofit community in order to learn more, do more, and make more of a difference.

There are currently more than 300 organizations, individuals and consultants who have made a commitment to nonprofit management success, community involvement, and support of the sector through their Impact Foundry Membership.

What If Conference

Attend the annual WHAT IF Conference

Join with California nonprofits, philanthropists, and passionate advocates for a full day of inspiration and practical tools.

  • Learn from national experts.
  • Network with your peers and business leaders who support nonprofit excellence.
  • Bring your Board members to hear three celebrity keynotes who will ignite passion for your cause

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