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Community Foundation

CNJG is pleased to offer this webinar series designed by our colleague Philanthropy Serving Organizations from three Midwest states.

Join community foundation staff and boards from across the country and get ready to invest in yourself with a guide to everything your foundation does and can do in the community.

Join this webinar to learn about the Rural Economic Development Cohort, a partnership program with the Council of Michigan Foundations and the Community Economic Development Association of Michigan.

Hear from Mike Parks, president of The Dayton Foundation, as he shares how his foundation has responded to three distinct disasters, and how each dictates different approaches in both the community and grants process.

Dive into the six key principles of trust-based philanthropy, and how you can put them to work in your community foundation.

Based on a survey of more than 250 community foundations that collectively hold more than 90 percent of the field's assets, the 2018 Columbus Survey report found that total community foundation assets increased 0.12 percent on a year-over-year basis, to $86.8 billion.

Topic: Grantmaking

Assessing the performance of a foundation is notoriously challenging, but it is crucial to learning and improvement. 

Sample job descriptions for President and CEO or Executive Director positions at community foundations.

The Resilient Organization, developed by TechSoup with the Center for Disaster Philanthropy, is a holistic guide to IT disaster planning and recovery. This e-book is intended for organizations that are preparing for a disaster, as well as those that need to rebuild and maintain operations after a disaster.

Topic: Technology

What comes after “strategic...?” If you said, “planning,” you’re not alone. And for many leaders of community foundations, especially small ones who don’t have the time or money for a big process, anxiety is the feeling that follows. If that’s the case, this guide is for you.