Effective storytelling can warm hearts, shift moods, and inspire action-but crafting your story can be a daunting task! In this webinar, hear from community foundations who have gone beyond basic communications to transform their messaging through storytelling.
Join us in celebrating philanthropy this month!
Finance staff play an important role in the human resource function of the foundation. This webinar will focus on questions concerning the difference between exempt and nonexempt employee classification, health savings plans vs. flexible spending plans, determining when temporary employees receive benefits, and steps you can take when an employee performance issue arises.
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?
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.
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.
The GIFT staff has received several questions concerning the use of variance power since the change in state code last summer. In this webinar, the Attorney General's office will answer your questions concerning the use of variance power. They will also explain the role of the Attorney General’s office and how it relates to the work of community foundations.
This page contains legal guidance memos for Indiana community foundations.
With the growing threat of cybercrime and risk associated with potential losses, cybersecurity insurance has become a hot topic. However, questions regarding when the insurance is necessary and how to purchase the best policy remain. Get a practitioner’s view of how to evaluate your cyber insurance needs and learn how to effectively select an insurance broker. Learn what you should expect during the process of purchasing cyber insurance and what questions you need to ask insurance brokers. This webinar will allow you to gain insight into the process of working with an insurance broker and how to prepare for meetings with them; familiarity with the cyber insurance purchasing process; and an understanding of the role of insurance in managing cyber risk.