Board Development

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Tri-State CF Partnership Webinar | Building Your Board Bench

Publication date: 
06/2018

A community foundation’s board can be its greatest asses, but ensuring you have a solid succession plan is integral to maintaining the board’s strength. In this webinar, learn what your peers are doing to recruit and maintain high-functioning boards.

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Tri-State CF Partnership Webinar | Using the "What's Next for Community Philanthropy" Toolkit

Publication date: 
11/2016

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.

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Tri-State CF Partnership Webinar | Fear Not the Board Meeting: Effective (and Fun!) Board Governance

Publication date: 
05/2016

Explore easy-to-use tools and share tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your board meetings. Discuss a unique approach to board self-reflection -- including the possibility of unintended consequences -- and explore how to use standing committees as a means to maximize board engagement. Bring your nagging board issues and success stories to share.

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Tri-State CF Partnership Webinar | The Sustainability Cost Tool

Publication date: 
04/2016

Community foundations know at a gut level the services they provide are critical to developing a thriving community. But how do you determine if these programs are offered in a mix that will ensure long-term sustainability, so that these services will be available forever? This webinar will introduce the Sustainability Costing Tool, which was developed to help community foundations analyze the profitability of products and services they provide to drive sustainability. Learn how to use this new tool and hear from foundations that helped to pilot the product.

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Strategic Planning Webinar

Publication date: 
02/2016

Strategic planning can be both a daunting and invigorating experience for an organization.  This webinar is designed to help you think through your approach to strategic planning and will address the following: roles and responsibilities – board, staff, committees, consultants; different approaches and processes; time commitment and possible costs; relationship of strategic plan to other organizational plans; and, strategies for implementation.

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