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April 2020

FY20 ICoF Annual Meeting + FSG Webinar

April 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Please join us for the virtual FY20 ICoF Annual Meeting and an initial conversation with Joelle Cook and Abigail Ridgway from FSG. We hope to re-schedule our in-person membership meeting with FSG in the coming months. Session Overview: Join us for a conversation with Directors from FSG as we explore their publication Being the Change. Together we will learn about trends in the field and how foundations are applying their assets, knowledge, skills, networks, and people in new ways. Our…

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May 2020

Covid-19 ICoF Member Check-In Call

May 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

The Iowa Council of Foundations invites all members to join us for a call/video conference to discuss impacts of COVID-19 on our day-to-day business operations, funding strategies/response plans, and more. Please register below. You can join on your computer or by phone. If you are unable to join us, please go ahead and complete the registration form below and indicate that you would like to receive the call recording. Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/5159891188 Meeting ID: 515 989 1188 One tap mobile: +13126266799,,5159891188#

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ICoF Member COVID-19 Response Call (Housing & Homelessness)

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Free

The Iowa Council of Foundations invites all members to join us for a call/video conference to discuss impacts of COVID-19 on individuals experiencing homelessness and the housing sector. We will hear from three content experts at the beginning of our call: Lana Shope, Executive Director, Iowa Community Action Association – sharing what they have learned from the assessments community action agencies have completed to access block grant funding and how best the funding community can support their local community action…

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June 2020

Impact Investing Recovery Response: Webinar

June 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Philanthropic investors are seeking innovative ways to respond to the crisis, aid the recovery, and build long-term resilience in communities. Susan Hammel, CFA, will share concrete examples from community foundations and others around the country, and the new interest in impact investing. Integrated Capital approach Innovation and retooling responses Place-based initiatives with community foundations   Our Speaker: As a philosophy major who went to Wall Street, Susan Hammel translates between passionate social changemakers and expert accountants. In her role as Founder…

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*Community Foundations Program* June Peer Learning Call: Community and Economic Development

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Join your colleagues to learn about creative ways your community foundation can participate in community and economic development activities in your area. Learn from rural development experts about what is currently happening in Iowa and also from colleagues who have formed strategic partnerships for the betterment of their communities. On this call you will learn from: Bill Menner, Executive Director, Iowa Rural Development Council Grant Menke, State Director, Rural Development, USDA Jason Niesis, Heart & Soul Director, Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque Charla…

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