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Rural Fund Development 101:Starting and Growing Rural Community Endowments

Publication date: 
03/2007
Across rural America, people are joining together to do something new and different. They are launching and growing community endowments. Community endowments resemble savings accounts that grow over time. Local residents are using the interest earned on these community endowments—and the local energy and leadership that come from building them—to improve the quality of life for people, organizations and the places they call home.
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Rural Philanthropy: Building Dialogue From Within

Publication date: 
03/2007
In this report, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy explores the disparity in giving between urban and rural nonprofits, and how geographical isolation and capacity-building needs greatly reduce the ability for rural nonprofits to secure funding. The report offers substantive recommendations on ways to make philanthropy more responsive to rural America.
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Using Your Organization's Technology to Connect

Publication date: 
03/2007
How can you tell if you are effectively using your technology resources to connect with members? Explore a knowledge management framework from ASAE that shows you how to use, enhance, and promote your technology resources.
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Leveraging What You Know: Knowledge Management Strategies for Funders

Publication date: 
11/2004
How can grantmakers use knowledge management to increase the impact of their work? Explore key issues and lessons learned from Grantmakers for Effective Organizations.
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Keeping Wealth in Your Place: Using Transfer of Wealth and Local Investing to Promote Regional Prosperity

Thursday, October 11, 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Webinar

This webinar will outline how regional philanthropy-serving organizations and their members can use Transfer of Wealth and local investing to meet current donor demand and strategically retool to capitalize on younger generation interest in impact investing. 

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Community Foundation Boot Camp- Sarasota

Monday, September 17, 2018 to Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Sarasota, FL

The two-day Community Foundation Boot Camp program offers a comprehensive overview of the structure and operations of a community foundation. It is an ideal in-depth introduction to community foundations for new community foundation staff, and board members, or for other community foundation staff looking for a good refresher.

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Webinar: Philanthropy’s Response to the Addition of a Citizenship Question to the 2020 Census

Thursday, July 12, 2018 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

This is one of the few opportunities for philanthropy to make its case that the citizenship question should be removed from the census questionnaire. Regardless of whether public comments will move the Trump administration to reverse its decision, this establishes an important record for the public, Congress and the courts to consider.

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