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To: CIL Board of Directors

From: Development Office
Re: October report 11-5-76

  1. Progress with Friends Of CIL
    • -Letters to possible charter members mailed
    • -Charter members to date are: Senator Cranston, Ron Dellums, John Velton, Tak Taketa, Al Pimental, Lilian Rabinowitz, Bob Hayes, John Tunney, John George
    • - Mass mailer is being prepared - will be prime season (Nov. and Dec.) mailing
    • - Printing of mailer has been donated by Xerox
  2. Work with individual Friends Of CIL
    • -R. Pisani, head of largest West Coast printing firm, and Lou Levin, head of Levin Publishing Co. and Key Magazine are working with Ken Okuna to get advertising to pay for next issue of independent, as well as getting printing and paper at reduced or no cost to CIL.
    • -Lou Levin is working to arrange the first meeting of the Public Relations Advisory Board which will also involve R. Pisani, J. Thierren from Cunningham & Walsh Advertising agency, and Jerry Gorden, head of Gordon newsfilms.
    • -Dick Matthews, from Arthur Andersen & CO., originally referred to CIL through Vincent Francis, has met with Rafe and Hal about CIL accounting. Has offered free consulting, and very willing to work in the future.
    • -Vincent Francis, Vice President of ABC, immediately responded to a letter sent from Development Office. Has agreed to meet with Phil and Judy on Nov. 10 to discuss his assistance on a fundraising event, as well as to assist CIL on gaining national media coverage.
    • -Have met with Tom Hayden who has agreed to set up meetings between Phil and Judy and contacts he has who can assist us on fundraising.
  3. Progress on benefit drawing
    • -Letters mailed with fliers and tickets to all handicapped enabler programs at community colleges.
    • -Letters mailed to all businesses who are vendors to Business Enterprises with tickets and fliers
    • -Letters will go out to State Colleges and universities with fliers and tickets.
    • -Raffle Ramadoolas are planned for Saturday, Nov. 6, and Saturday, Nov 20. The first Ramadoola, with approximately 60 workers, raised $1100. Over 50 persons are signed up to work on Nov. 6.
    • -Approximately 20,000 tickets have been distributed at this time.
  4. Work in the Berkeley Business Community
    • -Wally Johnson, former mayor of Berkeley, and Jack Foley, of Foley's drugs will be meeting with representatives from CIL to discuss how to raise support from the Berkeley business community to purchase the building. Both individual are quite influential businessmen.
  5. Fundraising evnets
    • -Halloween Party: over 100 clients came to the party. Raised $250.
    • -Film showing of Intolerance will be held Nov. 5 and 6, Friday and Saturday evenings.
    • -Drama group presentation postponed until December.
  6. Donations
    • -$500- First Congregational Church
    • -Fidelity Savings - will print 5,000 fact sheets (estimated cost is $500)
    • 200 memorial bequests

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    • -Completing proposal for corporate support which will submit to Clorox, Colgate-Palmolive, Del Monte, and other major corporations for general support.
  7. Foundation support
    • -Completing report to Kaiser Family Fund to request second year funding
    • -Completing proposal to UWAC
  8. Funding for Transportation Service
    • -Negotiating with foundations who offered to provide UMTA match to instead provide general support to CIL.
    • -Pursuing other sources of funding for continuation of transportation service at current level of operation. Have verbal promise of $40,000 starting at January 1.
    • -Administration has not signed UMTA contracts. Still exploring sources of support for expanded service.
  9. Political work to raise funds
    • -Organized Tunney visit (John George came at the same time, and stayed for an additional hour to talk with the Administration)
    • -Met with Loni Hancock, who advised CIL to set up meeting with local, state, and federal government representatives to discuss possible funding for purchase of a CIL facility. A meeting has been set up on Monday Nov. 15 - Tom Bates, John George, some of the Berkeley City Council people have agreed to come at this time. Also we are waiting to hear if representatives from Cranston's office can come to CIL on the 15th, reps from Dellums office, Emeryville and Oakland City Council people. Mike Gleason, Councilman from Albany, can not make the meeting, but want to meet with Dev. Office at CIL to explore possible funding sources, as well as to provide possible assistance on training proposals.
    • -State and Federal government representatives will be coming to CIL on Nov. 12 to discuss potential Hill-Burton funds for purchase of or renovation of the facility.
    • Public relations - media coverage
      • -Tunney visit to CIL - coverage of this event from KPIX, AP, Oakland Tribune, LA Times.
      • -KRON, Channel 4 Newswatch, has filmed a short piece on CIL.
      • -Have arranged for KGO to come to CIL on 11-22 to do another show on CIL for Bay Scene
      • -Working with Bill Schecter, KPIX, to do another story on CIL (He came to CIL to cover the Tunney visit)
      • -met with Jerry Gorden, head of Gorden Newsfilms. He produces films (news) that are distributed to television stations, and gets good coverage on all major stations. Has agreed to serve on PR Advisory Board. Wants to do a film on CIL, and will assist us in getting the necessary funding for production from some of his clients, who include PG&E, Standard airlines, etc.
      • - Publicized Computer Programmer Training Project's graduation - received coverage in Berkeley Gazette, Oakland Tribune, and Computer World (national trade publication).
      • Tom Cooper, a free lance writer has submitted stories to the national Fire Fighters publication. Also has written up special story on Lennis Jones, which will be submitted to Lennis' hometown newspaper (in Corcoran)
      • -Swedish free lance writer working on article about CIL for West German publication
      • -Reporter from Le Monde visited CIL, received info for possible story.
    • Outside evaluations of Development Office
      • -It is the feeling of Larry Herring, from Delancey St, that CIL is doing very well on a first year effort for the drawing. Also that first Ramadoola was very successful.
      • -Al Stern, consultant from A.F. Stern Inc., met with Paul Bendix. Felt PR efforts have been very effective. Made specific suggestions on possible strategies that can be made in PR.
    • Speaking engagements
      • -Letters have been mailed to all Berkeley social clubs, requesting speaking engagements
      • -Speaking Engagements have been arranged - El Cerrito Women's Club, Berkeley Lions Club, Generation Exchange

    Proposals submitted and lobbied for under the administration of Phil Draper, Executive Director.


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      Proposals submitted and lobbied for under the administration of Phil Draper, Executive Director.
    • Funding Gained since Nov. of 1975
    •     TOTAL: $936,608
    • Kaiser proposal -
    •     submitted and funded for $73,000 starting 4/1/76
    • CDRS funds (HUD) -
    •     $19,500 for housing staff - starting date pending amendments to proposal
    • RSA -
    •     Facility Improvement Grant - $52,788 started 7/1/76
    • DR -
    •     I & E renewal for 76-77 funded for $100,000 started 7/1/76
    • DR -
    •     Controller/Renovation grant - $28,920 started 7/1/76
    • Cowell Foundation -
    •     for renovation $15,000, June 1976
    • City of Berkeley -
    •     for transportation $7,000 for 10/76-12/31/76
    • County of Alameda -
    •     for transportation $36,936 for 7/1/76-12/31/76
    • Fleischmann Foundation -
    •     $57,000 for UMTA match
    • Hancock Foundation -
    •     $12,500 for UMTA match
    • Lurie Foundation -
    •     $7230 for match for Controller grant
    • Lurie Foundation -
    •     $10,225 for 2nd year I & E match
    • Bank of America Foundation -
    •     $15,000 for 2nd year I & E match
    • CETA -
    •     $20,000 for machinist and office assistant started 10/76
    • CETA -
    •     $80,000 for paralegal affirmative action training started 10/76
    • City of Berkeley -
    •     $5,000 for Hale's salary, will start soon
    • City of Berkeley -
    •     $50,000 for operating funds, revenue sharing contract renewal, started 9/1/76-8/78, plus a % increase to be negotiated
    • County of Alameda -
    •     $101,334 for services, continuation of Revenue Sharing contract, started 9/1/76 plus a % increase possible
    • City of Berkeley - CAP for blind services renewal for 9 months 12/76-8/77 -
    •     $17,800
    • DR - Computer Training Program renewal 11/76-10/77 -
    •     $70,000
    • RSA -
    •     R & D renewal for 4/76-4/77 $137,000
    • IBM -
    •     $1,000 for FIG match
    • Del Monte Corporation -
    •     $5,000 for FIG match
    • Management Report Co. -
    •     $5,000 for FIG match
    • Xerox -
    •     6 months salary for Si Schoudel in wheelchair repair social service leave program 5/76-11/76

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    • Mrs. Kelley -
    •     $5,000 June 1976
    • California Arts Council - theater group -
    •     $3,275
    • Benefit Guild of the East Bay -
    •     $600, 5/76 for chair repair
    • Levi Strauss -
    •     $500 for management training 10/76
    • Fee-for-Service contract negotiated and implemented with DR
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    Proposals submitted and not funded

      Proposals submitted and not funded
    • Irwin Foundation - money for I & E match -
    •     2nd year
    • Wright Foundation -
    •     money for housing department
    • Gerbode Foundation -
    •     UMTA match
    • Gerbode Foundation -
    •     housing department
    • DR - Block grant for services for $60,000 -
    •     still being negotiated
    • Wells Fargo Bank -
    •     line of credit
    • Bank of America -
    •     line of credit
    • Campaign for Human Development -
    •     DPLRC
    • Van Loben Sels Foundation -
    •     I & E match for 2nd year
    • United Way -
    •     for administration costs for 76-77 for $50,000
    • Caltrans -
    •     for operation of transportation system
    • San Francisco Foundation -
    •     for third year funding
    • Ahmanson Foundation -
    •     general operating expenses
    • Brenner Foundation -
    •     general operating expenses
    • Calif. Jockey Foundation -
    •     general operating expenses
    • Dinner Foundation -
    •     general operating expenses
    • Ducommun Foundation -
    •     general operating expenses
    • Frank Edwards Foundation -
    •     general operating expenses
    • Factor Foundation -
    •     general operating expenses
    • Golden Gate Fields -
    •     general operating expenses
    • Knudsen Foundation -
    •     general operating expenses
    • Laras Foundation -
    •     general operating expenses
    • Skaggs Foundation -
    •     general operating expenses

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    • 102 Foundation -
    •     general operating expenses
    • Setzer Foundation -
    •     general operating expenses
    • Tanforan Foundation -
    •     general operating expenses
    • Foremost-McKesson Foundation -
    •     general operating expenses
    • Gag Charitable Corp -
    •     general operating expenses
    • I.W. Hellman -
    •     general operating expenses
    • Herbst Foundation -
    •     general operating expenses
    • K.H. Hofmann -
    •     general operating expenses

    Proposals being worked on

      Proposals being worked on
    • United Way -
    •     for 1977-78 for operating costs due Nov. 15
    • Vista -
    •     personnel for current services, due Nov. 10
    • Corporations -
    •     appeal going out to area corporations
    • Pursuing National Foundation Support
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    • Still pursuing Block Grant from DR -
    •     $60,000
    • Negotiating increases in Fee for service contract -
    •     DR
    • Meeting with local politicans pursuing CDRS money for facility acquisition
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    • Meeting set up with local businesses to gain their support
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    • Negotiating Fee for Service Contract with Developmental Disabilities
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    Persons not hired behind

      Persons not hired behind
    • Ruth Grimes
    • Charlie Brown
    • Mary Wilson
    • Maureen Fitzgerald
    • Paul Bendix
    • Jan McEwen