For people in the early stages of their community foundation careers, as well as more experienced staff who have not had formal community foundation training and would like a review. This course is applicable to individuals from community foundations of all sizes.
New community foundations staff and board members often find the most difficult challenge is understanding precisely what a community foundation is.
Community Foundation Fundamentals is designed to help staff and volunteers quickly comprehend organizational essentials. This three-day course, created and led by experienced leaders in the community foundation field, covers topics including:
- history of the community foundation movement
- basic information on governance, resource development and donor relations
- key legal and legislative issues and information on grantmaking
- community leadership and fiduciary responsibilities
Plus, this course provides valuable resources and enables participants to establish new professional contacts.
Community Foundation Fundamentals
Community Leadership for Community Foundations
Financial Administration for Community Foundations
Making a Difference: A Community Impact Series
Resource Development for Community Foundations