Community Foundation Education

Read and watch resources for community foundations.

  • Cultivating Culture, One Meeting at a Time

    Cultivating Culture, One Meeting at a Time

    Bad meetings suck the life out of people and can also lead to bad decisions, reduced motivation, and conflicts - yet, for many, meeting time continues to increase.

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  • Coffee Talk | Webinar 110:22

    Coffee Talk | Webinar 1

    Margaret Owen Spiak discusses Development, Donor Relations, and Fundraising in Foundant Technologies' first Coffee Talk.

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  • Entry Points to Philanthropy59:29

    Entry Points to Philanthropy

    Engagement in philanthropy contributes to 22-40 developmental assets®. How are you engaging the next generations? Learn about these benefits and different entry points and models for engagement.

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  • Outcomes: Making Future Grantmaking Better

    Outcomes: Making Future Grantmaking Better

    Defining success in grantmaking has been a topic of discussion in nonprofit circles for many years. Recently, it has become the hot topic in philanthropic circles.

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  • Don’t Go It Alone: Owning and Proposing Your BIG Idea

    Don’t Go It Alone: Owning and Proposing Your BIG Idea

    Discussing how to bring your big idea to the table when you've found something you're fired up about and need to get everyone else on board.

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  • 5 Annual Fund Strategies to Reach (& Exceed!) Your Goals

    5 Annual Fund Strategies to Reach (& Exceed!) Your Goals

    Every nonprofit knows the importance of a successful annual fund campaign. Your annual fund helps your nonprofit set up plans for the coming year and gives your organization stability by assuring you

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  • Collaborative Grantmaking: Aligning Funders to Drive Impact1:15:08

    Collaborative Grantmaking: Aligning Funders to Drive Impact

    This on-demand webinar highlights the role of collaboration among funders to support nonprofits and make a bigger impact. Three Foundant clients share real-world stories of what they've done.

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  • How to Engage the Right Person, at the Right Time, In the Right Way: A Framework

    How to Engage the Right Person, at the Right Time, In the Right Way: A Framework

    Scaling your fundraising efforts are the key to effectively managing your donor relationships AND your organizational mission activities. Strategies to help narrow your approach to fundraising can hel

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  • Engage Your Community Foundation in Youth Philanthropy1:01:00

    Engage Your Community Foundation in Youth Philanthropy

    Is your foundation actively involved in youth philanthropy? If not, you're missing out on an important aspect of donor stewardship and community development.

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  • Funder-Grantee Relationships: Getting to Impact Together1:16:30

    Funder-Grantee Relationships: Getting to Impact Together

    This on-demand webinar highlights three real-life funder-grantee relationships that have found success in a variety of ways.

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  • The Funder’s Role in Collecting, Tracking, and Using Data1:06:15

    The Funder’s Role in Collecting, Tracking, and Using Data

    This on-demand webinar focuses on the funder’s role in collecting, tracking, and using data from the real-world perspective of three Foundant clients in a funder role.

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  • Become an Intentional Data Collector: An actionable guide for funders

    Become an Intentional Data Collector: An actionable guide for funders

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  • Ready! Fire! Aim?

    Ready! Fire! Aim?

    Don’t ask, “What can technology do for me?” Instead ask, “How can I leverage technology to do better?” The right solution should be an extension of your knowledge, talents, and passion..

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  • Q&A on Data: Real Advice, Real Grantmakers

    Q&A on Data: Real Advice, Real Grantmakers

    Tracking and using data can be overwhelming. Dive into what Grantmakers & Grantseekers are doing to deal with their data.

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  • On Philanthropy: What's Changed?

    On Philanthropy: What's Changed?

    While the pressures of change may continue to present challenges, if we have learned anything, it is that knowledge, information and working toward shared goals can help.

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  • Q&A: Tracking Impacts and Outcomes

    Q&A: Tracking Impacts and Outcomes

    Real-world #PhilanthropyExperience from your peers. What do impacts and outcomes mean to you? What has been your most successful way(s) to measure the impact of your grantmaking?

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  • Scholarship Planning: What worked, what didn’t, and how to move forward.

    Scholarship Planning: What worked, what didn’t, and how to move forward.

    Action is where the change happens. A well thought out action is what makes the next cycle smoother. Consider the following solutions to alleviate pain points...

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  • Funding and Evaluation Infographic

    Funding and Evaluation Infographic

    Understanding roles can help you hone in on which "measuring stick" you need to use in order to better track funding outcomes.

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  • Data Security, Foundant, and You1:01:42

    Data Security, Foundant, and You

    During this on-demand webinar, you'll learn some common security frameworks, how to assess your needs as an organization, and how to create action items you can take away and implement immediately.

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  • On Relationships: Recalling the Heart & Mind of Philanthropy

    On Relationships: Recalling the Heart & Mind of Philanthropy

    Often as funders and consultants, we’re distant from the work on the ground and it seems easy for us to stand up, out and above to advise on what should be done, and how it could be done.

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