Do you dread meeting with your auditor or accounting professional? Sometimes it might feel like foundation staff and CPAs speak different languages. We’ve taken the language gap out of the equation in this webinar to bring you a simplified look at accounting. Join three accounting experts for a non-technical look at some of the most basic but important accounting concepts such as donor restrictions, agency funds, and split interest agreements. Leave with an understanding of these concepts and how they affect your community foundation.
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.
This webinar discusses the variety of Management Liability Insurance coverages and issues that a Foundation needs to consider in order to protect their board, their managers, and their organization’s assets.
In this webinar, David Terrell and Anna Dungan presented the opportunities for utilizing Ball State’s Indiana Communities Institute community development training and consulting.
In this webinar, Harwood’s Vice President for Promise and Impact, Damien Conners, will highlight the resources and capacity-building opportunities Harwood can offer Indiana community foundations as they seek to more deeply understand, and play a role in responding to, the shared challenges and opportunities of their communities. Our partners such as United Way Worldwide, Tallahatchie River Foundation, and individual communities are using our approach to develop innovative programs, forge boundary-spanning partnerships, and shift their cultures and organizations to be more Turned Outward - where the community is the reference point for making decisions. These changes lead to greater relevance, impact, increased funding and improved investment strategies.
Don Macke, formerly with the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship and now with e2 Entrepreneurial Ecosystems and NetWork Kansas explores a promising national development framework called Prosperity Communities and the roles that community foundations can play in simulating and supporting community prosperity.
This webinar briefs Indiana consultants on what they can do to assist Indiana community foundations during the GIFT VII phase.
CFLeads President and CEO Deborah Ellwood and past program participants Chris Barge, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, Community Foundation Boulder County and Juanita James, President & CEO, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation discuss CFLeads as the only national organization focused solely on community foundations and offering a range of customizable learning opportunities available to strengthen community leadership capacity, including:
- Introduction to Community Leadership
- Executive Leadership Institute for CEOs
- Community Leadership Network; and
- Issue Networks
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.
This page contains GIFT Phase VII information for Indiana community foundations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This workshop was presented by PEAK Grantmaking on learning how to "walk the talk" when it comes to embedding institutional values into your grantmaking practices.
See resources from this program below.
Finance staff play an important role in the human resource function of the foundation. This webinar focuses 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.
One of the key responsibilities that finance staff must undertake is the filing of necessary state and federal forms. This webinar will cover IRS Form 990 and 990T, solicitation and gaming licenses, UBIT (unrelated business tax), annual state filings. You will also learn how the latest federal tax reform will affect filing as well as the new taxes being implemented on foundations.
For many who are new to the community foundation finance area, the management and interaction with investment committee members can be challenging, especially as different views are shared. This webinar will help guide you on the management of that committee, cover the basics of investment management, and review key areas such as asset allocation, spending policies, fees on funds, quarterly reports, etc