Upcoming Programs

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Family Staff

When your board members are also your family, the line between work and home gets very blurry. At times it is incredibly fulfilling as you get to work alongside your family making good things happen for grantees, but other times you are the only one working on a family vacation. Join in for small-group conversations... Read More

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Real World Cyber Risks for Lean Foundations

We are all reliant on our technology, and we typically don’t think about how to protect it until something happens. Sadly, small organizations are being targeted more and more in ransomware attacks due to the valuable data they have and the regulations around maintaining it. The often-costly consequences of cyberattacks – both financially and to... Read More

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Foundation Transitions Virtual Seminar Module 1: Preparing for Transitions

Transition isn’t always seamless; in fact it’s often messy. When planning for the future feels overwhelming, it’s good to know that most foundations experience unplanned changes which can affect everyone from staff, board, and committee members to trustees, beneficiaries, and grantees. Being proactive and prepared is integral to effectively managing leadership transitions. Where possible, these... Read More

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Foundation Transitions Virtual Seminar Module 3: Bringing in New Perspectives

At foundations of all types – family, independent, community, or corporate – there are conversations around bringing new perspectives to your board. Once you’ve considered why you want to bring new voices into your organization (e.g. term limits, retirement, next gen and/or community involvement), there’s the parallel work of orienting the new members and preparing... Read More