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December 2018

ICoF Member Convening: Fostering Innovation in the Nonprofit Sector

December 13, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Creative Adventure Lab, 210 Jones St #100
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Innovation is a hot topic, especially in the business world. Yet, innovation in the nonprofit sector is more critical than ever as the challenges we face in our communities become more complex and the pressure to have impact at scale becomes greater. How are nonprofits keeping up? What strategies are there for supporting innovation in the sector? Who are the social entrepreneurs and innovators working on this?  How can philanthropy play a role in fostering innovation? This 3-hour session will…

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January 2019

ICoF Childcare Funder Webinar

January 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Iowa funders for a conversation about childcare needs across the state. You will hear from Dawn Oliver, Executive Director of the Iowa Women's Foundation, about their research and policy work on this topic. You will also hear from Kaye Englin, President & CEO of the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa, about their work in this space over the last year. There will be time for Q&A and dialogue among participants before we wrap up. REGISTER HERE!

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ICoF Census 2020 Funder Webinar

January 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Iowa funders for a conversation about Census 2020 outreach and engagement efforts funders can be leading in their communities to ensure a fair and accurate count. You will hear from Dave Geenen, Executive Director of the Doris & Victor Day Foundation, about their work on this issue in Illinois. We will also learn from Gary Krob, the Iowa Census contact, who will provide an update on the Iowa Complete Count Committee. REGISTER HERE!

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ICoF Opportunity Zones Webinar

January 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for a webinar with Adam Northup, Senior Vice President at LOCUS Impact Investing. The conversation will focus on the roles foundations - and specifcally community foundations - can play in Opportunity Zones. A full detail of the agenda is below: Welcome and Introduction of Adam Northup Overview of Opportunity Zones Updates on Rules & Regulations Roles of Philanthropy in Opportunity Zones Roles of Community Foundations in Opportunity Zones Examples of Work Happening in Other Communities Q+A on Opportunity Zones…

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February 2019

Peer-Learning Call: Working with Nonprofits to Grow Endowments

February 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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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