Philanthropy 101

Philanthropy 101

From the big picture view to ground level perspectives, this interactive course provides an overview of philanthropy, foundation governance, grantmaking and emerging practices; offers lively discussion about the current big issues in philanthropy, and explores the various roles within philanthropy. Leave equipped with all the knowledge you need to hit

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Between Rhetoric and Work

By Miles Wilson, director of philanthropic and nonprofit services During the past year I spent much of my public speaking time talking about two separate issues. The first issue was the Budget Control Act of 2011 and what I viewed as a potential game changer for the American nonprofit sector. The

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Michigan Community Action Agency Conference Features Miles Wilson, Matthew Downey

The Michigan Community Action Agency Association’s Fall Conference will be held on Oct. 16 – 17, 2012 in Grand Rapids, Mich. and features speakers from the Johnson Center for Philanthropy. Miles Wilson, director of philanthropic and nonprofit services, will speak on the “possible impact federal budget sequestration – the so-called ‘fiscal cliff’ –

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Allison Lugo Knapp and Michael Moody Blog at COF Annual Conference

Our two colleagues Allison Lugo Knapp and Michael Moody recently attended and contributed to COF’s blog team at the Council on Foundations Annual Conference in Los Angeles, Calif. Read their posts here and here. Established in 1992 with support from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy promotes effective philanthropy, community improvement, and

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