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Community Foundation Advisors

Event
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. 

Event
Jun
21

2016 Columbus Survey Results

Location Title: 
Webinar

The FY 2016 Columbus Survey findings are almost here! Join CF Insights on Wednesday, June 21 at 2 PM ET for a free webinar to learn what takeaways have emerged from this annual “census” of the community foundation field. David Rosado, CF Insights member services manager and Diana Esposito, CF Insights consultant will give a guided tour of the brand new Columbus Survey Results dashboard and an overview of this year's survey findings, followed by a demonstration of how you can use comparative data to provide insights for your foundation.

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New report looks on impact of Giving Days

Publication date: 
08/2016

While giving days have raised millions of dollars for local causes across the country, a new Knight Foundation report examines their impact on the community foundations that organize them. Giving days, the report found, help community foundations raise their profile, gain digital skills and become information hubs for their communities. Read about it, and register for a virtual roundtable on the findings, at givingdayplaybook.org/beyond.

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CFF Summer Meeting Materials - 2016

Publication date: 
06/2016

FPN community foundations members met for the Community Foundations of Florida Summer Meeting June 8-9, 2016 in Orlando, FL. Sessions included resources around peer learning exchange, Florida community foundation trends, Florida KIDS COUNT, LGBTQ giving circles and community funds and collective innovation.

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Tips for Talking About Philanthropy

Publication date: 
06/2016

Talk about philanthropy. Appreciate the value of giving. Chances are, your clients give. They already donate generously to their favorite causes in the community and around the world. As a professional advisor, you can help them streamline their giving and enjoy greater tax advantages. Your community foundation can help you do so.

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Philanthropy and the Social Economy: Blueprint 2016

Publication date: 
01/2016

Philanthropy and the Social Economy: Blueprint 2016 is an annual industry forecast about the ways private resources are used for public benefit. 

Highlights
  • Insight: Big Ideas that Matter for 2016
  • Foresight: Predictions for 2016
  • Buzzword Watch
  • Hindsight: Renovations to Previous Forecasts
  • Glimpses of the Future
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Community Foundations of Florida: Giving Advice on Charitable Giving

Publication date: 
04/2015

Professional advisors find themselves at the convergence point of two dramatic forces in society today: the enormous increase in personal wealth and the renewed concern for community. This advisor tool from Community Foundations of Florida provides professional advisors with giving advice on charitable giving.

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Community Foundations of Florida: Listening for Charitable Opportunities

Publication date: 
04/2015

Philanthropy is a very personal decision. A professional advisor can help clients realize their charitable objectives by listening for charitable giving opportunities, explaining options, and suggesting solutions. This advisor tool from Community Foundations of Florida offers tips for professional advisors on listening for charitable opportunities when meeting with clients.

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Tami Sender named Charlotte Community Foundation CEO

Release Date: 
08/25/2016

Charlotte Community Foundation Inc. has announced that Tami Sender will join the organization as CEO, effective Oct. 3. Ms. Sender, 54, has a notable 30-year track record in the nonprofit arena. During her nine-year tenure as the president and CEO of the Greater Joliet (Ill) Area YMCA, she led two successful capital campaigns raising $11.3 million, and oversaw construction of a 78,000-square-foot facility, among other key accomplishments. She also served as director of development for a parks foundation, where she oversaw a $1.7 million capital campaign, and secured more than $365,000 in key grant funding.

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