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Community Foundation Boot Camp

When: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 10:00am to Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 4:00pm EDT
Where: 
Coin Vault, Drury Plaza Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA
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This two-day Community Foundation Boot Camp program offers a comprehensive overview of the structure and operations of a community foundation.  It is an ideal in-depth introduction to community foundations for new community foundation staff, community foundation board members, or other community foundation staff looking for a good refresher. Topics covered include:  

  • History, purpose
  • Board governance
  • Gifts and funds
  • Asset development
  • Grantmaking
  • Community leadership
  • ·Finance and investments
  • ·Legal Issues
  • ·Operational sustainability
  • Lifecycles of community foundations

Download the full community foundation boot camp curriculum.

Cost: $450 for CNJG Members/$650 for Non Member Grantmakers

The Council of New Jersey Grantmakers is pleased to offer this program through our membership with the United Philanthropy Forum at a member rate to any community foundation that is a CNJG member. The training will be provided by our colleagues at the Indiana Philanthropy Alliance (IPA).  IPA, thanks to ongoing support from Lilly Endowment Inc., offers a training and technical assistance program for community foundations, known as GIFT, and has a comprehensive curriculum and experienced trainers.

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