Resouces from the 2018 IPA Annual Conference can be downloaded here.
Staff and faculty from Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Learning to Give, and Grand Valley State University share solutions for engaging students in taking action for the common good.
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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.
How do skilled philanthropy practitioners navigate challenging situations in their work to get to meaningful connections and good outcomes? Interviews with dozens of them reveal a common ingredient: they each use reflective practices to help them observe, make sense of and adjust their behaviors. This new guide focuses on four of these practices.
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The slides and resource files from this webinar are available here. Unfortunately, we experienced audio difficulties with our recording of the program, so the recording of the program is not posted.
This publication is a companion white paper to Mobility & Aging in Rural America: The Role for Innovation: An Introduction for Funders. It examines rural mobility through a lens of technology and across a longer timeframe.
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.
This report explores the extent to which community colleges dedicated to student success make a significant difference in the lives of their graduates after college.
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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.
The Profile of Professionals 2018 study is a research project that examines the roles, responsibilities, development, and compensation of corporate social responsibility (CSR) professionals. Its findings—based on survey results from 932 corporate citizenship professionals—provide insight into how CSR professionals at all levels assess the skills they need to be effective in their roles and what they perceive as the greatest challenges they must overcome.
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Recording for: Determining Donor Intent When the Donor is No Longer Engage
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.
A form IPA uses when discussing whether or not to begin a new program or initiative. Good for small nonprofits considering new programs.
Donor Advised Funds (DAFs) are the fastest growing giving vehicle in the country and help fuel the work of our community foundations. Currently, there is a swirl of public policy discussions around DAFs, particularly surrounding the need for a required payout from DAFs. Policy changes for DAFs could create challenges for a community foundation's operations and community foundation leadership needs be conversant on this topic. This webinar is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the key issues, proposals and players.