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Tri-State CF Partnership Webinar | Lifting Voices: Increasing Civic Engagement Through Creative Community Convening

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One of the most important roles community foundations play is of community convening-lifting up voices of all those in their communities. In this webinar you'll hear from foundations who have use this role to improve civic engagement in their communities. 

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Tri-State CF Partnership Webinar | Bring Them Back! Reverse Scholarship Model In Practice

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How can you attract and retain the best and brightest in your community? Join us as we examine how philanthropy is leveraging the reverse scholarship model to combat the "brain drain." Learn about work that's underway, early successes we are seeing, and how you can model this work in your own community.

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Tri-State CF Partnership Webinar | Public Policy Issues for Donor Advised Funds

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Donor Advised Funds (DAFs) are the fastest growing giving vehicle in the country and help fuel the work of our community foundations. Currently, there is a swirl of public policy discussions around DAFs, particularly surrounding the need for a required payout from DAFs. Policy changes for DAFs could create challenges for a community foundation's operations and community foundation leadership needs be conversant on this topic. This webinar is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the key issues, proposals and players.

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Tri-State CF Partnership Webinar | Talent Management: Developing Your Team

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Over the past decade, many communities have been struggling from “brain-drain” – their best and brightest are being sent off to college never to return. Public, private, and nonprofit entities across the country have been struggling to develop innovative solutions to this problem. Join us to hear the story of how a group of community foundations in Michigan have implemented a Talent Retention Program to incentivize their college-educated youth to return home after obtaining a college degree. Want to start a Talent Retention Program in your community?

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Tri-State CF Partnership Webinar | Fund Agreements-Best Practices

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Fund agreements are critical legal documents that govern how a community foundation operates. This webinar will cover the key elements of a fund agreement, share ideas for creating fund agreements that work over time and provide guidance on how to change a fund.

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Tri-State CF Partnership Webinar | You're Hired: Identifying and Managing the Right Investment Manager

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If you’re looking to hire an investment manager, this webinar will walk you through the process, including: developing and releasing a request for proposal; searching firms; and, presenting the results to your board. If you already have an investment manager, we will also discuss ways to properly evaluate and decide if and when to find someone else for the job.

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