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Oct
03

2017 YPII/YPC Youth Philanthropy Webinar Series: Overcoming Obstacles: Successful Media Strategies to Share Impact

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The giving season is fast approaching, which means an abundance of stories about giving and engaging youth and families in the media. Learn how to best prepare the story of your youth philanthropy program, your grants, and youth grantmakers.  YPII, YPC, and many others want to support you in getting your impact into the news.  This webinar will help to prepare you to develop and place your stories in the media.

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Jul
25

2017 YPII/YPC Youth Philanthropy Webinar Series: Discovering and Engaging Diverse Philanthropic Youth

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Are the youth philanthropists engaged in your program representative of the community you serve? Diverse groups bring a variety of opinions to the table to better impact the community. Hear from program leaders and youth on how they have recruited diverse youth and created opportunities to engage and stay involved with them!

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Oct
05

CFF Donor Services & Donor Development Fall Workshop

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Tampa Bay History Center

As donor intent evolves and increasing new ways of giving are introduced, how are Florida community foundations adapting their approach to endowments and second generation donors?  How can community research impact donor intent? Join Community Foundations of Florida for our Fall workshop directed at donor services and donor development staff of community foundations to explore emerging trends and strengthen your practical skills and resources.

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May
19

How Health is an Issue of Democracy

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This webinar will highlight the work and learning of two foundations focused primarily in the arenas of health and vitality, and showcase how and why they have integrated a civic strategy into their issue portfolios. They will share specific examples of how and why they’ve done this, and will discuss the benefits and challenges of positioning civic engagement and democracy building as a strategy for social good. Speakers: Judy Sabbert, Heartland Foundation and Earl Lui, California Wellness Foundation.

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Understanding Independent Sector’s Principles for Responsible Fundraising

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12/2016

Independent Sector's Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice outlines 33 principles of sound practice for charitable organizations and foundations related to legal compliance and public disclosure, effective governance, financial oversight, and responsible fundraising. In this webinar, we focused on the policies and procedures an organization should follow to ensure wise stewardship of charitable resources.

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Gender Equity in the Charitable Sector

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11/2016

Gender Equity in the Charitable Sector makes the case for why gender equity is one of the most critical issues facing our sector and outlines how next generation charitable sector leaders and charitable organizations can champion gender equity.

This guide, created by the 2015 American Express NGen Fellows as part of their collaborative project, is designed to be used to understand the issue of gender equity in the charitable sector, reflect on what gender equity means for the future of the sector, and act from a personal, organizational, and sector-wide level to support and promote gender equity.

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CFF Summer Meeting Materials - 2016

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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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National Teleconference for Funders: Response to Orlando Shooting

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06/2016

People across the country continue to grieve over the tremendous loss of life that occurred on June 12, when a gunman attacked an LGBTQ nightclub in Orlando, leaving 49 dead and more than 50 injured, nearly all LGBTQ, Latinx, and young. This was a violent attack against the LGBTQ community, the Latinx/Hispanic community, the Orlando community and our nation.

Funders concerned about this tragedy and how to best respond joined a national teleconference on June 22, 11 am-noon ET. The teleconference was co-hosted by the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers, Funders for LGBTQ Issues, Change Philanthropy, AAPIP, ABFE, Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy, GCIR, Hispanics in Philanthropy, Native Americans in Philanthropy, and Women's Funding Network. Click on the link below to listen to the the recording for updates from Florida’s philanthropic community to learn about the current needs, how local philanthropy is responding and the type of help that is needed now and in future; share some lessons learned by funders from other mass shootings; and explore how philanthropy can play a role right now and down the road.

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