Webinar Archive

Register now for this webinar which will give a brief update on the National Standards program, highlight the value of National Standards to your community foundation, and discuss the revisions that go into effect in January 2015.
Join us on this webinar as we get a run-down off everything that happened on Election Day 2014.
Communities across the country are experiencing rapid demographic shifts, and foundations that use place-based giving strategies must adapt their grantmaking to recognize these changes. Join us in a discussion about the multiple ways foundations define place-based philanthropy, its potential challenges and advantages, and the various approaches to this work.
Join the Council on Foundations (COF) and Grantmakers Concerned With Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) on Wednesday, August 27, from 2-3:30 pm ET for a free webinar on this humanitarian crisis and the role funders can play in responding.
This webinar explored a survey the Council on Foundations commissioned from the Urban Institute’s Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy about donor advised funds to community foundations. The survey questions inform the Council, their membership, and the Community Foundation National Standards Board provide a full picture of donor advised funds and their importance to communities nationwide.
Join the Council for a briefing by Purdue University’s Military Family Research Institute (MFRI) on Monday, August 11 at 1:00 PM ET, regarding mental health issues faced by Active, Guard, and Reserve service members and their families. While many have focused on resolving mental health issues and improving outcomes for troops and veterans, this webinar will highlight the need for increased awareness of issues confronting military families, including spouses and children.
With support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Council is providing a FREE webinar to community foundations that will assist with creating inspirational videos for the #CF100 Video Contest. The webinar is being conducted by Poynter's News University, a nationally acclaimed institution dedicated to teaching and inspiring journalists and media leaders.
As we approach the third anniversary of the March 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami, many consider the damage and devastation ‘old news.’ But the recovery from this terrible disaster is far from over, even as assistance, aid, and attention subside. Join the Council and the Environmental Grantmakers Association for an important webinar on January 29, 2014 from 2:00 – 3:30 pm Eastern that will update the philanthropic community on the recovery from this disaster and outline the lasting environmental damage and effects that continue to face Japan.
People have trouble remembering facts, but they never forget a good story. Effective constituent stories have proven to be the most effective tool in educating and influencing your lawmakers. Learn how to organize and present your story through a variety of tactics.
Typhoon Haiyan is one of the worst disasters to hit the Philippines in decades. One month after the Super Typhoon made landfall, killing more than 5,000 and causing billions in damages, immediate needs are being addressed. Now assessments are being made about the known long-term needs, and the needs that may emerge in the months and years to come. Representatives from the Philippines Embassy in Washington, DC, Accenture, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Emergency Response speak on the call.

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