Midwest Community Foundation Gathering: Impacting the Economic Health and Vitality of our Communities

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 3:00pm to Friday, April 12, 2019 - 4:00pm EDT
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Sweetwater, 5501 US Hwy. 30 W., Fort Wayne, IN 46818
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This event is at capacity. Join your Midwest community foundation peers from Ohio, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan for a gathering focused on catalyzing community investments in new ways to contribute to the economic health and vitality of your region. Senior staff and board/volunteer leaders of foundations who are currently involved in, or interested in being involved in, activities such as talent attraction and retention, strategic use of scholarship assets or a focus on total career and college support for young adults and working-class families are invited to participate. During this two-day event, facilitated conversations will be led around collaboration, community growth, prosperity and economic development. Foundations will have the opportunity to learn, network and grow together in their work.

To download a printable PDF of the draft agenda, click here.

Target Audience:
This program is open to IPA/GIFT community foundation staff and community members.


$70 per person

Accomodations & Event Location

We have rooms for April 11, 2019 at the Wyndham Garden Inn, 5750 Challenger Pkwy, Fort Wayne, IN 46818.  Reservations can be made online and the cost is $100 plus tax.  Reservations must be made by March 28, 2019 to receive this special rate.
The event will be held at Sweetwater in Fort Wayne. For directions, click here.


Please register by 04/01/19.

Questions? Contact Jalen Roseberry at or 317.630.5200, ext. 129.

You must be logged into the website to register; then click the "Register Now" button above. If you do not have an existing account, you may register for one here. Please allow 48 hours for account approval, or for immediate access you may contact Marilee Steckler at 317-630-5200 Ext. 113.

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