Events & Opportunities
Below is a list of upcoming webinars. As a member, you will receive an email with a link to register for the webinars below. An invite is sent out about a month before each webinar is to take place.
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Date and Time: Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 3:00PM – 4:00PM (EST)
Title: Impactful Philanthropic Services: How the Community Foundation engages various stakeholders
Jean McKeown, Vice President, Community Impact
Ba Zan Lin, Program Officer, Community Impact
Philanthropic services have become increasingly prevalent in the Community Foundation world. In order to deliver impactful philanthropic services, well-rounded engagement and implementation approach is crucial. This session will discuss how the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo collaborates and engages with national, local, and governmental funders, and delivers unique and impactful philanthropic services.
Program Retreat: Small Foundations… Big Impact!
Speakers: Kelly Anoe, Celeste Carlson, & Lexi Oestreich
Come network with and learn from grants, scholarships, and program staff in this interactive round table retreat for discussions networking and sharing knowledge. The objectives of this session are to introduce community foundation program staff to one another, help foster a supportive and collaborative environment, and discuss key topics and trends impacting grants, programs, and scholarships among community foundations. Participants will break into roundtable discussions to exchange best practices and create a learning community around the following topics:
• Getting started in Impact Investing
• Community Engagement
• Census 2020
• Engaging Youth
• Relying on Community Coalitions
CFUNITED 2020 : April 5-7 2020 Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
The Power Of Place
Designed as an immersive experience for all professionals within the community foundation field, the CFUnited 2020 conference creates the space to dig into the unique role you and your organization play in harnessing the power of place.
The goal of the conference is to provide an experience for community foundation professionals where we are both encouraging and facilitating dialogue among peers that enables you to innovate, lead, collaborate and engage. The conference will address a myriad of topics within the theme of power of place, all of which will provide practical support for you and your foundation to drive operational excellence within today’s rapidly evolving community.