Community Foundation Events

Upcoming Events

A well-trained staff and an informed board are critical to the success of community foundations in our fast-changing world. This two-day course helps new and experienced foundation stakeholders build the essential skills they need to balance governance and management.
The Council on Foundations is inviting executive staff of community foundations for an exchange of ideas to strengthen communities across the United States. As a field, we need come together to discuss the current mischaracterization of donor advised funds, and how we can implement strategies for success for all community foundations. This roundtable will take place in Miami, FL.
Leading Together 2019 is a gathering of leaders in philanthropy and other influencers in business, government, and academia eager to connect, learn, and share with one another. We take learning and relationships seriously. Talks go deep and connect dots. Connections are welcomed and real.
The sixth annual convening of any funders interested in foundation investments that support military veterans and families and lessons learned from post-9/11 community engagement strategies. The continuing challenges and the long term implications of veterans transition are discussed by these funders, and funders' roles in addressing these issues are dug into -- issues such as the impacts of the invisible wounds of war, employment and career pathways, community engagement strategies, and public policy issues driving the government's performance, investments, and services. Generously supported by the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, and May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust.
This monthly call is for community foundations staff to connect with the National Standards staff and to ask questions related to the National Standards program.
This monthly call is for community foundations staff to connect with the National Standards staff and to ask questions related to the National Standards program.
The Council on Foundations is inviting executive staff of community foundations for an exchange of ideas to strengthen communities across the United States. As a field, we need come together to discuss the current mischaracterization of donor advised funds, and how we can implement strategies for success for all community foundations. This roundtable will take place in Seattle, WA.
Led by Suzanne Friday, Senior Counsel and Brad Ward, Director of Community Philanthropy, this workshop is designed to answer your broad legal questions on administering funds, grants, and community foundation activities.
A well-trained staff and an informed board are critical to the success of community foundations in our fast-changing world. This two-day course helps new and experienced foundation stakeholders build the essential skills they need to balance governance and management.
This monthly call is for community foundations staff to connect with the National Standards staff and to ask questions related to the National Standards program.
For community foundation CEOs, managers, or board members/trustees with fiscal responsibilities and those new to finance and fiscal administration, this course provided an understanding of the complicated aspects unique to community foundation finances
This monthly call is for community foundations staff to connect with the National Standards staff and to ask questions related to the National Standards program.
This monthly call is for community foundations staff to connect with the National Standards staff and to ask questions related to the National Standards program.
Reserve September 11-12, 2019 for the premier convening for human resource leads of foundations to learn about trending topics, network, and gain valuable insight into complex HR issues. We are excited to welcome you to Atlanta for our fifth year!
A well-trained staff and an informed board are critical to the success of community foundations in our fast-changing world. This two-day course helps new and experienced foundation stakeholders build the essential skills they need to balance governance and management.

Past Events

This monthly call is for community foundations staff to connect with the National Standards staff and to ask questions related to the National Standards program.
Explore the critical learning journey for community foundation professionals in today's context of offerings and identify what you need to know.
The Council on Foundations is inviting executive staff of community foundations for an exchange of ideas to strengthen communities across the United States. As a field, we need come together to discuss the current mischaracterization of donor advised funds, and how we can implement strategies for success for all community foundations. This roundtable will take place in Tuscon, AZ.
Continue the discussion on scholarships with Ben McDearmon as he discusses community foundation scholarship programs and questions about them frequently asked of the Council's Legal Team.
This monthly call is for community foundations staff to connect with the National Standards staff and to ask questions related to the National Standards program.