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In April 2018, FSG released the Being the Change report, which outlined 12 ways foundations are transforming themselves to transform impact. Built from interviews with over 100 practitioners in the field, the report highlights strategies that foundations might undertake to transform their internal practices to reflect the complex work they are doing externally. Join this webinar to learn more about the report and recommendations from FSG.
What does 2019 have in store for those in the social sector? Peer inside the crystal ball with philanthropic futurist Trista Harris as she shares her insights on how philanthropy can prepare for—and create—the future.
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.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion work is a powerful and important role for community foundations as they strive to lift up the voices of their communities. In this webinar you'll learn about innovative work being done by community foundations in Ohio, and ways your community foundation can leverage this work.
Indiana Philanthropy Alliance has been talking with a new generation of creative and dedicated philanthropic professionals about their goals and needs and about what they hear from their peers. In this webinar, a few will share great ideas and practices around effective Next Gen engagement and you’ll hear other ideas picked up from IPA’s conversations.
The GIFT Snapshot Reports are compilation of data from all 94 Indiana community foundations entered into the CF Insights database.
IPA’s Community Data Sources program features Cynthia Cunningham of Community Solutions showing our members where to find and how to use free online data tools.
In this webinar you'll hear from community foundations that have used their grantmaking and leadership muscle to take a regional approach to their work.
In this webinar you will learn: why CSAs are important to the future of our communities; evidence about the impact of CSAs, and about innovative programming that seeks to address the limitations of traditional scholarship and financial aid programs through CSAs.
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.
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.
Have you heard about a community foundation's great work and thought, "I wish I could do that!" Now, community foundation leaders are sharing a roadmap showing you how they used foundation resources and influence to drive community change. Get a play-by-play from the leaders about what they did in their own communities and how you can do the same
Learn how community foundations are taking a leading role in addressing serious public health challenges ranging from opiate addiction to infant mortality and more.
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More than 10,000 Americans turn 65 each day. Is your community ready for the financial and social implications of this significant demographic shift? This webinar will outline the various roles community foundations can play in catalyzing investments that help create lifelong communities – great places to grow up and grow old.
Explore the full cycle of women-led solutions in philanthropy, from engaging and empowering women donors to making meaningful impact in your community. Consider giving circles and other avenues for building and sustaining powerful relationships with women donors. Learn about gender norms and explore how grantmaking with a gender lens can maximize the social return on all investments in your community. Examine how to apply a gender lens to your grant guidelines and communications with grantees.
In 2014, the Monitor Institute released “What’s Next for Community Philanthropy,” a toolkit of flexible materials designed to help boards, staff teams and communities think about our changing environment and how it will affect philanthropy. Many of your colleagues in the Midwest have been using the toolkit to create great discussions and stimulate strategic thinking about adapting to a changing world. In this webinar you'll hear examples from your peers and develop you own thoughts about you can use this wonderful free resource.
When it comes to crafting strategic communications, more isn’t always better. Targeted communications to donors often means doing less, more deliberately and with a custom touch. But where do you begin when honing in on a targeted approach? Learn how one foundation has seen tangible results from implementing a targeted communication plan, and the steps they took to achieve it.
What’s the right balance of proactive vs. responsive philanthropy for your community foundation? On the one hand, community foundations are entrusted to respond to the broad needs of the communities they serve. On the other, without a focused strategy, they are unable to move the needle on critical community needs. In this session you will hear from leaders who have grappled with this question as they have assumed a larger leadership role in their communities.