Tampa Bay Funders Forum Luncheon - January
January 12, 2012
11:30 am -
Seasons 52 Restaurant (The Napa Room)
204 N. Westshore Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33609
Audience: Staff and board members
of grantmaking organizations in the Tampa Bay region, including
family foundations, private independent foundations, community foundations,
public charity grantmakers, and corporate foundations and giving
Facilitators: Stacy Carlson, Vice President and
Program Director Florida, Helios Education Foundation; Ann Shaler,
SVP; Tampa Bay Market Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility,
Bank of America.
Join us at the next Tampa Bay Funders Forum
luncheon to connect with your Tampa Bay-area grantmaking colleagues.
The focus of the meeting will be "The Best Mistakes We've Ever
Made." As we are all looking for answers to some of our
community's greatest challenges, many times it is through our
mistakes and less-than-desired outcomes that we glean our greatest learnings.
So luncheon participants are asked to think about an
example of the "best mistake" you or your organization has
ever made and be prepared to share the following information:
Brief description of the situation, project or example and the
> What you
learned from the mistake or misstep.
> How you applied those learnings to your
From these examples, we hope to help
others analyze situations with this additional insight and avoid the
same missteps in their own work. We will be looking for volunteers
to share their mistakes, so you won't be put on the spot if you
don't think you have anything to share.
Also at this meeting
we will share the preliminary results from the Tampa Bay Funders
Save the Dates!
Mark your calendars for the upcoming Tampa Bay
Funders Forum meetings (all held 11:30 am-1:00 pm):
March 8, 2012
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logistics, please contact
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