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Aug
25 - 26

CFF Boot Camp

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West Palm Beach, FL

Join us for this two-day training session for members of Community Foundations of Florida, FPN's member network.

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Jun
24 - 26

CFF Summer Meeting

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Fort Myers, FL

Join us for Community Foundations of Florida summer gathering to meet with your colleagues, learn from each other, and work together to plot the network's agenda.

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Feb
11 - 12

Community Foundations of Florida Trustee & CEO Convening

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Orlando, FL

Join your fellow CEOs and Trustees for a night of networking and a day of learning. Activities will kick off Tuesday night with a wonderful dinner at La Luce, and will resume Wednesday morning for an interactive learning session, including breakfast and lunch. 

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Sep
17 - 18

Community Foundation Boot Camp

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Sarasota, FL

The two-day Community Foundation Boot Camp program offers a comprehensive overview of the structure and operations of a community foundation.  It is an ideal in-depth introduction to community foundations for new community foundation staff, community foundation board members, or other community foundation staff looking for a good refresher.

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Jun
21 - 22

Community Foundations of Florida 2018 Summer Meeting

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West Palm Beach, FL

Join your community foundation colleagues for the 2018 Community Foundations of Florida Florida Summer Meeting this June 21-22 at Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties in West Palm Beach, FL. This annual two-day event is packed with speakers on the latest issues affecting community foundations and ample opportunity for peer exchange and networking with your Florida peers. 

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May
17

Community Foundation Spark Session: Family Philanthropy Services: Making the Case, Measuring the Impact

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Webinar

An increasing number of community foundations provide services that actively involve multiple generations or family branches in giving, granting, learning, investing, and/or volunteering together. They’re answering rising demands from donors and positioning themselves against competitors. Offering these family philanthropy services requires investments in staff capacity, organizational culture, marketing, and more. How have community foundations made the internal case for those investments? How have they made the case to professional advisors and other partners? And, how are they measuring progress and success?

FPN's family foundation members can participate in this webinar free of charge as a benefit of FPN membership. Community foundations that are NCFP subscribers are eligible to RSVP. If you are not a current partner subscriber, please contact community@ncfp.org for subscription information. 

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Feb
22

Community Foundation Spark Session: Giving Circles as a Philanthropic Service

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Webinar

The number of giving circles in the U.S. has tripled to almost 1,110 from 2007. They are an increasingly popular means for people with a shared identity and a shared geography to become involved, educated, and connected. Community foundation, including at least a third of NCFP’s community foundation subscribers, are still the most common fiscal hosts for giving circles.

In this Spark Session webinar, you’ll: catch up on recent research on giving circles by the Collective Giving Research Group, learn from research underway on community foundations as hosts, and hear practical tips from peers on including giving circles in your philanthropic services. This Spark Session webinar, and the recording and related materials, will be only available to NCFP’s subscribing community foundations.

This month's Spark Session is only open to NCFP's community foundation subscribers. Please contact community@ncfp.org with any questions. 

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Aug
24

Spark Session: Community Foundation Business Models for Family Philanthropy

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Webinar

Your community foundation wants to provide more intensive services to philanthropic families. But how will you define your customer segments and their goals? What unique value proposition will you deliver? What will be your goals for revenues and costs? And how will you define external and internal success measures?

The community foundation field is experimenting with a variety of answers to those questions. On this Spark Session, you’ll learn two community foundations’ contrasting business models for delivering family philanthropy services. Their stories will be part of a larger set of case studies NCFP is creating in 2017 for the upcoming Family Philanthropy Playbook. Speakers will include staff from The Seattle Foundation and another community foundation TBD.

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Jun
28 - 29

Community Foundations of Florida 2017 Summer Meeting

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Naples, FL

The 2017 Community Foundations of Florida Summer Meeting is June 28-29 at Community Foundation of Collier County in Naples, FL. 

  • Network with CFF members across Florida
  • Share peer resources and learn from others on best practices and tried approaches
  • Learn about current trends and new developments in community foundation giving
  • All attendees will receive a free copy of Kris Putnam-Walkerly's book Confident Giving

Featured Speaker
Kris Putnam-Walkerly, MSW

Kris is a global philanthropy advisor who helps grantmakers transform their giving and catapult their impact. She's helped over 50 foundations and philanthropists strategically allocate and assess over $300 million in grants and gifts, and was named of of America's Top 25 Philanthropy Speakers. 

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