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2017 Midwest Corporate Giving Webinar Series: Leveraging Grants Management for Effective Grantmaking

2017 Midwest Corporate Giving Webinar Series: Leveraging Grants Management for Effective Grantmaking

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm EDT
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CNJG is pleased to offer this webinar series designed by our colleague Regional Associations from four Midwest states, who have collaborated to present this series of six webinars designed for companies with a corporate foundation, advised fund at a community foundation, or a giving program. This series specifically targets business professionals who want to think smarter and perform better when it comes to combining their corporate mission with philanthropic action.

Corporate philanthropy is an essential business function that helps support communities where companies are based, foster employee engagement, and generate business value. Individuals want to work for companies that support their communities, and consumers want to purchase goods from companies that are doing good in the world. The Midwest Corporate Giving webinar series offers data supporting the need for corporate philanthropy and development strategies to help giving programs succeed..

Learning Objectives
By the end of the webinars, participants should be able to:
1. Understand the concepts and strategies related to effective corporate giving strategies.
2. Connect with like-minded corporate giving professionals in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, and Minnesota.
3. Utilize tools and best practices to design and implement effective corporate giving strategies.

Leveraging Grants Management for Effective Grantmaking

How do you put into place the tools and processes needed to get clear about and increasingly get stronger impact from your grantmaking program? Join this webinar to gain clarity about what your organization should be tracking and how to use the information you gather with Libby Villavicencio, Executive Director of Outcomes Investing for The Rensselaerville Institute. In addition to sharing insights on how to move from a mindset of “funding” to “investing," Libby will share examples of a grant applications strategic framework, grant guidelines, application scoring based on Risk and Return, grantee interim and final reports, investment reports, and scorecards to help you put your knowledge into action with your giving program.

Cost: $50 for each webinar for CNJG Member and non-members.

You will need to sign up for a free account at the Council of Michigan Foundation’s website (much like you did for CNJG’s website) to register for any one of these Midwest Corporate Giving Webinars. Once logged in, you can then register for this webinar or any others in the series.  If you have questions, please call Craig Weinrich, CNJG’s Director of Member Services at 609-341-2022 x4215.

All Events in this Series
2/22/2017 - Effective Employee Engagement Strategies (hosted by Minnesota Council on Foundations)
4/19/2017 - CSR as a Talent Attraction and Retention Strategy (hosted by Indiana Philanthropy Alliance)
6/28/2017 - Measuring Your Giving ROI (hosted by Indiana Philanthropy Alliance)
8/23/2017 - Leveraging Grants Management for Effective Grantmaking (hosted by Philanthropy Ohio)
10/18/2017 - Triple Bottom Line Best Practices (hosted by Minnesota Council on Foundations)
12/13/2017 - Connected, but Different: Empowering Giving Programs Across Geographies (hosted by Council of Michigan Foundations)

Presented by Indiana Philanthropy Alliance, Council of Michigan Foundations, Minnesota Council on Foundations, Philanthropy Ohio.

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