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January 2019

January Quarterly Membership Meeting with GEO | Participation, Power and Philanthropy: Putting Nonprofits and Communities in the Driver’s Seat

January 31 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wellmark Foundation, 1331 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309 United States
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Free 24 spots left

Session Overview: As grantmakers, our desire to have a positive impact on the communities we serve fuels our work. In order to create the greatest impact, we must work side by side with nonprofits and communities to solve problems and determine the most effective path forward. But what does it look like to have nonprofits and communities drive our work? How much participation is required to center our work on what the community tells us it needs? How can we…

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February 2019

Peer-Learning Call: Working with Nonprofits to Grow Endowments

February 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free 15 spots left

The first Peer-Learning Call of 2019 will be held on Wednesday, February 13th at 10am. It will provide an opportunity for participants to learn from colleagues on best practices of working with nonprofit organizations to grow endowments. What are some of the ways to engage nonprofits?  How do you know if an agency is ready for endowment building?  What is the best way to approach them? Join us in February to learn more! 

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March 2019

2019 Community Foundations Legislative Breakfast

March 7 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Iowa State Capitol Rotunda, 1007 E Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50319 United States
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Free 50 spots left

Each year, community foundation staff, board and advisory committee members and volunteers from around the state gather at the State Capitol to talk with their legislators about the importance of the two state programs benefiting community foundations - the County Endowment Fund Program and the Endow Iowa Tax Credit program. This year, it is very important for legislators to hear from CFs about the impact that these programs have in your community and county. Please register to join us!

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A Brisk Walk Through the Basics of Planned Giving – Dubuque

March 13 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, 700 Locust Street, Suite 195
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$25 31 spots left

The Minnesota Planned Giving Council will lead community foundation participants in a one-day seminar through the nuts and bolts of planned giving instruments and strategies. We invite attendees who are new to planned giving, general development staff members, planned giving staff who need a refresher, and anyone interested in the planned giving process. Attendees will receive an overview of gift planning and the tools you need to make the most of it. Please check out the Minnesota Planned Giving Council's…

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April 2019

A Brisk Walk Through the Basics of Planned Giving – Des Moines

April 4 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Greater Des Moines Botanical Gardens, 909 Robert D. Ray Drive
Des Moines, IA 50309 United States
$25 32 spots left

The Minnesota Planned Giving Council will lead community foundation participants in a one-day seminar through the nuts and bolts of planned giving instruments and strategies. We invite attendees who are new to planned giving, general development staff members, planned giving staff who need a refresher, and anyone interested in the planned giving process. Attendees will receive an overview of gift planning and the tools you need to make the most of it. Please check out the Minnesota Planned Giving Council's…

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