Don't reinvent the wheel. Find small things that can be done now, and over time they will make a large impact. Just take it one step at a time.
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This group discussion with community foundation finance peers is around managing your year-end accounting needs. In this session you'll learn how others have responded to a variety topics of topics.
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Foundant and High Point Networks teamed up to provide answers to your Cybersecurity fears.
Do you shudder at the thought of a data breach at your organization? Does the idea of compromising sensitive data make you squirm? Dispel the murkiness around cybersecurity with High Point Networks.
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This on-demand webinar is for seasoned donors, foundation trustees, DAF holders, and staff who are taking steps to significantly ramp up the impact of their giving.
When most Community Foundations are managing memorial scholarships that are time-intensive and minimally effective, how do you start to provide scholarships that foster positive change?
Learn why quality data is critical, where to find it, how to effectively communicate the information you need, and how to make better decisions in your grantmaking process.
This second installment of the Legacy / Planned Giving discussion webinar focuses on the Donor Relations and Donor Engagement perspective.
Any successful move requires three main elements: Take Stock, Make Plans and Communicate, and Get Others Involved.
Measurement and evaluation are important, but can be daunting if you're not clear about what you are tracking or how you would like to track it.
Knowing your People, Processes, Product, and Project Management when you’re making a system change will (without a doubt) make your migration and implementation easier and more successful.
How do your mission and vision (or purpose) comprise your grantmaking strategy and style - and what does that mean for how you communicate with your grantees around impact? Find out now.
Foundant CSM, E.C. Byrnes, follows up her article Funders, Take a tip from Michaelangelo, by sharing three client's perspectives on what evaluation and learning mean to their organizations.
Use this group discussion between community foundation finance peers around Legacy / Planned Giving to leverage your industry network and learn how others have responded to a variety of topics.