2021 Membership Week

Celebrate, Convene, Connect

In 2021, the Council hosted a series of virtual events that offered members the opportunity to hear directly from Council leaders and peers on some of philanthropy’s most important challenges and opportunities. These free events provided connection, insight, and inspiration for the future.

Members are the backbone of our community, and while we were unable to gather in person, the Council remains steadfast in our effort to connect, engage and convene in every way possible. Together, we are committed to advancing the greater good and looked forward to seeing you, virtually!

Hear from both longtime Council members and those who are brand new in a Q&A blog series highlighting philanthropy's role as a trusted partner. Learn more as the series is updated with fresh insights each day for the remainder of Member Week. Head over to our blog Amplify to catch up on the latest post in the series.

Council Legal Office Hours for Corporate Foundations & Giving Programs opens the conversation between funders and Council attorney Ben McDearmon to engage in a Q&A discussion around emerging legal questions.

Join us for the Council's Annual Member Meeting. The Member Meeting will start with keynote remarks from the to-be-announced winner of the Distinguished Service Award, and conclude with a Member Meeting where the Council's Board will share an update on the State of the Council and approve new additions to the Board of Directors.

Is your organization a new Council member or are you new to the Council community? Please join us (virtually) to celebrate you, our newest members, during our 2021 Member Week.

Ask Kathleen & Council Leaders about our 2021 - 2025 Strategic Direction and beyond! Send in your questions about the future of the Council.

As philanthropy continues to support nonprofits and invest in local communities, foundations across the country are looking beyond their grantmaking to better leverage their endowments and investments to further their mission.

Join this peer-led discussion for community foundation staff to connect and learn within the Council network.

Council Legal Office Hours for Community Foundations opens the conversation between funders and Council attorneys, Ben McDearmon, to engage in a Q&A discussion to address emerging legal questions.

Join this peer-led discussion for community foundation staff to connect and learn within the Council network.

Join this interactive and informal virtual-meet up for all community foundation staff who are philanthropic advisors or involved in donor stewardship. This conversation will focus on the nuts and bolts of legacy societies and legacy gifts.