Coffee Talks

A place to learn and share with other community foundations, scholarship providers, grantmakers, and more.

  • Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Grantmaking (Post-pandemic Strategy)58:38

    Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Grantmaking (Post-pandemic Strategy)

    Upcoming conversations with trustees and grantees could indicate that new funding strategies and partnerships will be necessary in light of lessons learned during the pandemic.

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  • Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Day-to-Day Accounting Functions (Post-pandemic Strategy)34:27

    Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Day-to-Day Accounting Functions (Post-pandemic Strategy)

    As cities begin to re-open and communities regroup across the country, our day-to-day work may look different than we’d envisioned. Listen to your accounting peers as they share their experience.

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  • Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Grantmaking (Session 4)59:05

    Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Grantmaking (Session 4)

    This discussion is focused on lessons that can be learned from other economic downturns and how others are balancing immediate community needs and long term organizational stability of grantees.

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  • Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Donor Management (Session 3)1:04:40

    Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Donor Management (Session 3)

    In this session we discuss immediate need vs. long term recovery, balancing annual operating fundraising with critical response fundraising, changes in operations, solicitation methods, and more.

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  • Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Scholarship Management (Session 3)57:37

    Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Scholarship Management (Session 3)

    During this scholarships discussion we discuss “Summer Melt” programming, celebrating award recipients this year, and timelines for universities for Fall and how that affects everyone's work.

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  • Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Day-to-Day Accounting Functions (Session 3)51:24

    Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Day-to-Day Accounting Functions (Session 3)

    Listen in as your peers discuss their currently reality, including changes to frequency of transactions, from extra time for projects to no time at all, and grant, donation, and non-profit stories.

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  • Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Grantmaking (Session 3)59:00

    Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Grantmaking (Session 3)

    Listen as your peers discuss the following. How are you assisting grantees with their immediate financial stability or sustainability? How are you adjusting grantmaking for the rest of the year?

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  • Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Donor Management (Session 2)59:31

    Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Donor Management (Session 2)

    During this session we discuss fundraising, granting, and technology. How are your peers are using Donor Matches? Employee Hardship Funds? How are peers remaining connected with donors and colleagues?

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  • Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Scholarship Management (Session 2)57:22

    Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Scholarship Management (Session 2)

    Your peers discuss the following topics - how they are handling interviews needed for student selection, how they are bringing their committees together for selection meetings, and more!

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  • Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Day-to-Day Accounting Functions (Session 2)53:17

    Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Day-to-Day Accounting Functions (Session 2)

    In this second session of our Finance COVID-19 Coffee Talk series, we discuss the following: managing an emergency response, internal control in a remote environment, and monitoring market conditions.

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  • Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Grantmaking (Session 2)58:25

    Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Grantmaking (Session 2)

    In this session we discuss the following: What needs are you seeing that you might not have expected? How are you supporting current grantees? How are you evaluating opportunities from new grantees?

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  • Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Donor Management (Session 1)59:27

    Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Donor Management (Session 1)

    During this Donor Management COVID-19 session we discuss donor engagement through social distancing, volunteer engagement, communicating with donors about COVID-19, and community partnerships.

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  • Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Day-to-Day Accounting Functions (Session 1)53:05

    Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Day-to-Day Accounting Functions (Session 1)

    In this first session of our Finance COVID Coffee Talk series, we discuss the following: working remote, processing transactions, and strategy in the near future.

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  • Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Scholarship Management (Session 1)56:56

    Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Scholarship Management (Session 1)

    In this first session of our Scholarship Management COVID Coffee Talk series, we discuss the following: adjusting deadlines and requirements, online evaluation, and committee meetings and selection.

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  • Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Grantmaking (Session 1)1:24:59

    Coffee Talk: COVID-19 Concerns in Grantmaking (Session 1)

    Hear the questions your peers are asking, the challenges they are facing, and how they are tackling common issues around COVID-19 in their grantmaking.

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  • Scholarship Provider Coffee Talk: Post-Award Communication… or Lack Of55:42

    Scholarship Provider Coffee Talk: Post-Award Communication… or Lack Of

    Keeping open lines of communication with your awardees can be difficult - and the award is just the beginning! If after your efforts, students are still lacking documentation, what happens next?

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  • Finance Coffee Talk: Preparing for Calendar Year-End. Don't let the Grinch Steal Your Holiday Cheer.38:39

    Finance Coffee Talk: Preparing for Calendar Year-End. Don't let the Grinch Steal Your Holiday Cheer.

    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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  • Scholarship Provider Coffee Talk: Payments, Parents, and Letters of Recommendation - Oh My!1:03:03

    Scholarship Provider Coffee Talk: Payments, Parents, and Letters of Recommendation - Oh My!

    Scholarship programs are different, but still have many of the same components. During this coffee talk, we focus on some of the management pieces that affect all scholarship providers.

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  • Grants Coffee Talk: Non-monetary Grantmaking and Assistance52:27

    Grants Coffee Talk: Non-monetary Grantmaking and Assistance

    A recent emphasis has been put on providing assistance intended to build a nonprofit’s internal capacity. Listen to your peers share experiences in the what, why, and how of non-monetary grantmaking.

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  • Grants Coffee Talk: Nonprofit Due Diligence and Supporting Documents1:06:44

    Grants Coffee Talk: Nonprofit Due Diligence and Supporting Documents

    Learn the importance and variety of methods for performing nonprofit due diligence in grantmaking, what documents your peers are collecting, and how they’re using them to better their grantmaking!

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