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October 2018

Ethics in Grantmaking: Dimensions, Dilemmas, and Decision-Making (webinar)

October 18 @ 1:00 PM2:30 PM
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Grantmaking Webinar Series

Most foundations have codes of ethics and most grantmakers strive to behave ethically — but what exactly does that mean? In this webinar, we will examine ethical dilemmas and how to navigate them as we explore tools and techniques for ethical reasoning and decision-making in grantmaking.

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November 2018

Building Inclusive Cultures through Talent Acquisition

November 28 @ 11:30 AM1:00 PM
Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, 201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Brown Bag Lunch & Learn Series

Seismic shifts in the global landscape are transforming the way we work, interact, and learn. Economic forces, changing talent needs, evolving demographic trends, increased competition, and demand for services are radically impacting the way organizations behave in virtually every industry all over the world. By 2020, five generations will be working side-by-side in organizations By 2025, Millennials and Generation X will comprise approximately 64% of the U.S. workforce By 2025, it is projected that less than 60% is likely to…

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December 2018

Beyond the Basics: Simplified Grant Applications (webinar)

December 4 @ 1:00 PM2:30 PM
Webinar
Grantmaking Webinar Series

Grant applications provide a powerful source of information for making optimal funding decisions and driving organizational learning. But grant application requirements and processes can be unnecessarily cumbersome and impose burdens on grantseekers that stymie intended impact. Join us for this webinar to learn principles and techniques for simplifying your application process and explore examples that adhere to best practices.

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Financial Analysis in Grantmaking

December 7 @ 8:00 AM5:00 PM
Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, 201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Financial Analysis in Grantmaking

Presented by The Grantmaking School Most grantmakers are hired for their program knowledge and expertise. Yet it is impossible to separate the role of money from programmatic success. Excellence in grantmaking is not limited to program knowledge. It requires a comprehensive understanding of nonprofit organizations, including their financial statements, budgets, reserves, policies, and processes for resource management. We know that financial issues impact programmatic results. As a part of routine due diligence, many grantmaking organizations conduct a financial review after…

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