SESLOC Spotlight highlights local organizations that make the Central Coast the best place to live.
Today we’re shining the spotlight on Spokes, an organization dedicated to helping our local nonprofits succeed and fulfill their missions by providing access to resources and training workshops.
Serving the Central Coast since: 1996
How many employees? 2
How many volunteers? 40-50 per year
What’s your mission? We guide nonprofits to achieve their goals through support and expert resources.
What’s unique about Spokes? Spokes is unique as the only nonprofit that exists to provide support and technical assistance to the other nonprofits in the county. Spokes has helped Central Coast nonprofits fulfill their missions with solutions, service and support since 1996.
Spokes empowers local nonprofits to move forward with their missions efficiently and with greatest impact. We provide workshops, local connections, events and resources for nonprofits to reach their highest potential. We love to see the community enriched and vitalized through the amazing work of our nonprofit members.
Spokes offers a variety of classes, roundtables, and workshops led by community leaders with topics ranging from board responsibilities to fundraising. Spokes members contribute to supporting Spokes through membership dues. Additional support comes from individual donations, foundations, and the business community.
What do you attribute to your success? Four main components shape our success:
- Expertise of volunteer workshop leaders and mentors.
- Active involvement of our members.
- Collaboration with community partners.
- Our personal approach.
What advice would you give someone interested in giving back to the community? Supporting Spokes is supporting nonprofit organizations across the Central Coast! Spokes is currently accepting donations, volunteers, new memberships and local business partnerships. Learn more about Spokes.