Legacy and Impact: How Family Foundations Can Have Both (webinar)

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Philanthropic families care about legacy as well as impact — but at times, honoring both can be a challenge. As social issues, needs, and pathways to impact evolve, it can be difficult to find creative ways to honor cherished family legacies while remaining responsive to beneficiaries and adaptive to new ideas and new priorities. Join us for a webinar in which we’ll learn how both long-standing and newer family foundations are tackling this challenge.

Funder Collaboratives: The Potholes, Potentials, and Possibilities (webinar)

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Is collaborative funding right for you? Funder collaboratives can leverage skills and networks and can amplify the impact of your grantmaking but they can also face many bumps in the road. Join this webinar to learn about the ingredients of a successful funder collaborative, explore examples of collaborative successes and challenges, and get practical advice as you consider joining, developing or managing a funding collaborative.

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

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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.

Beyond the Basics: Simplified Grant Applications (webinar)

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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.

Do Your Due Diligence (webinar)

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Due diligence is an essential step in the grantmaking process to ensure that funds are distributed to reach maximum impact. During this webinar designed for grantmakers who are newer to the field, participants will learn tips and tricks for reviewing a nonprofit’s finances, discuss resources on grant application review strategies and hear different perspectives from…

Faith and Philanthropy (webinar)

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This webinar will help you understand the role that faith plays in philanthropy and how it might impact your nonprofit organization.

Set Your Strategy (webinar)

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Setting a grantmaking strategy can be a long and complicated process. To get to the strategy you must identify the needs and ensure all voices are heard in the process. Once the strategy is set, it is critical to educate your nonprofit partners on your new focus areas and notify long-term grantees if they no…

Strategic Learning In Foundations (webinar)

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Many in the philanthropic world are grappling with the challenges of learning by developing frameworks and identifying allies to support it. Join us for a webinar featuring authors from the current issue of The Foundation Review on Foundation Learning to discover lessons from both inside and outside the foundations doing this work. Read the articles that inspired…

Build and Maintain Grantee Relationships (webinar)

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As the issues that foundations address become more complex, so too become the relationships that grantmakers must build and maintain with grantees. When nonprofits begin to collaborate, partner and scale,…

Your Personal Wellness Revolution

Online MI

In this workshop, participants will dive into what it takes to lead a personal wellness revolution. Whether you're well practiced in self-care or struggling to stay afloat, you'll benefit from engaging in this interactive learning experience and will walk away with helpful strategies to be your best self.

Tools for Triage: Advancing Mission During Crisis

Online MI

We're online! This workshop will be presented online through Zoom. All registrants will receive the access link and password via email the day before the event. As a nonprofit practitioner,…