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Tampa Bay Funders Forum Luncheon - January 2012

January 12, 2012
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Seasons 52 Restaurant (The Napa Room)
204 N. Westshore Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33609
(813) 286-1152

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 programs. 
Cost: $35.
To Register: Register Online.
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 misstep.
> What you learned from the mistake or misstep.
> How you applied those learnings to your organizational work.

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 Forum survey.


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
> May 10, 2012


> For questions on registration and logistics, please contact Olivia Cortez-Figueroa, 813-983-7399.
> For questions on the program, please contact Maggie Osborn, 813-983-7397.

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