"Have a great day and let your sun shine!" These are my departing words for my 8-year-old daughter every morning at drop off. It’s my rally cry hoping she unleashes her true self on the world (well, ok, her second-grade classroom) in everything she does.
The Standard is a 40 hour program of online learning designed to give participants a thorough introduction to the process of fundraising and get them started on their first fundraising campaign. It provides an introduction to the nonprofit sector and its associated fundraising ethics, before taking the lid off what we know about giving (who gives and why). You'll receive a thorough grounding in the science and practice of communication design and how to raise substantively more money simply by avoiding common errors that nonprofits typically make and focusing on donor satisfaction and wellbeing.
Lee Bynum discusses philanthropy and participation in the 2019 Career Pathways cohort.
Explore the critical learning journey for community foundation professionals in today's context of offerings and identify what you need to know.
The goal of his conversation is for community foundation leaders to explore their role in helping leaders, regardless of sector, build the collaborative capacity they need to address community-wide challenges and opportunities.
Join Karon Harden as she discusses Career Pathways, the Council's flagship leadership program, with alumni and hear how the program has helped them in the year since their graduation.
Mandy Tuong describes how she got into philanthropy, how the industry can be improved, and how the Career Pathways program has inspired her.
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.
Members of the COF Board are eager to speak with you one on one, or in groups large or small. Wherever philanthropic leaders are convening, we would be delighted to join you to hear your views, glean your insights and gather your suggestions. No organization can be all things to all people, but we are committed to listening, so we can benefit from your insights and wisdom as we chart the path forward.