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Investment and Philanthropic Trends for Private and Community Foundations Webinar

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William Jarvis, Managing Director of U.S. Trust, provided an in-depth discussion of investment trends for private and community foundations. The webinar also explored the forces shaping giving and volunteering among America's high net worth households, and how the traditional picture of high net worth philanthropy is changing.

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Insight, Impact, and Equity – Collecting Demographic Data

For philanthropy to advance equity in all communities, especially low-income communities and communities of color, it needs to be able to understand the demographics of the organizations being funded (and declined), the people being served and the communities impacted. That data should be used to assess practices and drive decision making. 

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Mobility & Aging in Rural America: The Role for Innovation: An Introduction for Funders

This publication provides a wealth of background and program ideas for improving rural mobility through existing and emerging technology. It offers insights about what’s already working and what is possible from the perspective of providers and thought leaders. It is a general introduction tailored for funders but useful for anyone. It does not require a background in technology or aging.

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2018 Training Materials

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This material is only available to members. Please contact a member of the GIFT staff to get Boot Camp or Community Foundation Basics materials.

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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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