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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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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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Latest Releases From the Field- Late February 2018

Release Date: 
02/21/2018

Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from Blackbaud, Council on Foundations, Exponent Philanthropy, Fidelity Charitable, First Nations Development Institute, Grantmakers in the Arts and Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.

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Community Foundation Boot Camp- Boston

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 to Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Boston, MA

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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Latest Releases from the Field- Early August 2017

Release Date: 
08/16/2017

Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from FoundationSource, Minnesota Council on Foundations, Foundation Center and Council on Foundations.

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Tri-State Community Foundation Partnership Webinar Series: Using the "What's Next For Community Philanthropy?" Toolkit

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Webinar

In 2014, the Monitor Institute released “What’s Next for Community Philanthropy,” a toolkit of flexible materials designed to help boards, staff teams and communities think about our changing environment and how it will affect philanthropy.

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Tri-State Community Foundation Partnership Webinar Series: End of Year Resolution: Stand Out In The Crowd!

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Webinar

In this case-study based conversation we’ll explore examples of best practices and consider the reasons for taking a fresh look at end of year giving. After all, it only comes around once!

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