A place to learn and share with other community foundations, scholarship providers, grantmakers, and more.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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!
Donor Management Coffee Talk: Legacy / Planned Giving (Part 2)
This second installment of the Legacy / Planned Giving discussion webinar focuses on the Donor Relations and Donor Engagement perspective.
Scholarship Provider Coffee Talk: Universal Application and Communication
As scholarship providers you balance the needs of many different groups. In this Coffee talk we walk through what we have heard, what we have experienced, and how Universal Apps can help everyone.
Finance Coffee Talk: Legacy / Planned Giving (Part 1)
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.
Donor Management Coffee Talk: Relationship Engagement and Fundraising
Learn from your peers about what metrics they report to their board, what their best donor stewardship strategy is, and what their biggest obstacles for successful donor relations and fundraising are.
Finance Coffee Talk: 2018 Tax Code
This finance discussion is led by your community foundation finance peers around the 2018 new tax code and accounting guidance. Leverage your industry network to learn how others have responded.
Donor Management Coffee Talk: Development and Donor Relations (Part 2)
This on-demand group discussion with your community peers discusses a variety of topics about donor relations and fundraising. Leverage your industry network to understand challenges and solutions.
Finance Coffee Talk: Checking In On Your Financial Health Status
The financial health of a community foundation can be assessed in a variety of ways, but how do you know what's best?
Donor Management Coffee Talk: Development and Donor Relations (Part 1)
Margaret Owen Spiak discusses Development, Donor Relations, and Fundraising in Foundant Technologies' first Coffee Talk.