Events & Webinars | Salons

Power and Racial Equity: From Self-Assessment to Systemic Change

June 7, 2022 | Eleni Refu
NCRP’s Eleni Refu will lead a conversation around how family foundations can operationalize equity and work towards systemic change by interrogating the ways they build, share, and wield their power. Shifting power to those who have the least of it is necessary for philanthropic impact on equity and justice. Participants at this salon will learn how they can implement the Read More
Events & Webinars | Peer Networks

Engaging Youth Peer Network: Connecting Across Generational Differences

August 2, 2022 | Barbara Randell
Oftentimes youth and adults communicate differently and can even have entirely different conversations while sitting at the same table. This can be challenging, particularly when a family is trying to make shifts in its strategy, grantmaking focus, or the way generations work together. Learn about the theory and practice of effective engagement across generations from Barbara Randell. Read More
Events & Webinars | Peer Networks

Rural Funders Peer Network Topical Call & Networking

September 20, 2022
Join your peers to network and discuss topics of concern for philanthropic families who are place-based rural funders. This call will build off of the conversation from the June 21 Rural Funders Peer Network event. More details to follow! As NCFP launches the Rural Funders Peer Network, we are pleased to offer this collaborative space for family funders working in Read More
Events & Webinars | Peer Networks

Rural Funders Peer Network: Rural Community Capacity Building

As funding flows into rural communities, the opportunity for these communities to access, deploy, and effectively manage these funds has risen as a pressing priority. The ability to assess community needs, design inclusive, ‘shovel-ready’ projects, and coordinate, write, and manage grant applications requires time, human capital, and resources that are hard to come by in overstretched rural communities. This discussion Read More
Events & Webinars | Community Foundations Network

Community Foundations Network Topical Call: Philanthropic Services Beyond Grants

July 12, 2022 | Tony Macklin
Donors use an increasingly broad set of tools to make a difference, amplifying the impact of their gifts and grants. We heard examples in last year’s Supporting Young Changemakers Spark Session and NCFP’s new Impact Strategies & Tools Primer provides more detail. How might you as a philanthropic advisor increase your comfort and competence in discussing the broader toolkit? We’ll Read More
Events & Webinars | Peer Networks

Board Chair Peer Network: Communication Tools to Improve Meetings and Navigate Uncomfortable Conversations

Meeting planning and facilitation are a significant responsibility of the board chair. Do your meetings feel more difficult than they should? Are you avoiding uncomfortable conversations for fear of conflict or straining family connections? Does your board sometimes struggle with making decisions? If so, this conversation is for you. These experiences often result from communication challenges. Learn from JF Maddox Read More
Events & Webinars | Community Foundations Network

2022 Community Foundations Family Philanthropy Network Workshop

This workshop, exclusively available for members of NCFP’s Community Foundations Family Philanthropy Network, is an excellent opportunity to learn from your peers and build professional skills! Network members may register up to five staff member attendees at no cost. Featured Event Content Impact Evaluation of Greater Houston Community Foundation’s Next Gen Programming The future of philanthropy will be shaped in Read More
Events & Webinars | Peer Networks

Strategic Lifespan Peer Network: Investing with an End in Sight

Planning to spend down is financially complex. It can be tough for board and staff to predict the financial future of the work. How do you plan for the funding needed for staffing, operations, and multi-year investments? While planning, how can you best make decisions to maximize the financial and social impact of your dollars? Join Emilie Cortes, trustee of Read More
Events & Webinars | Community Foundations Network

Community Foundations Network Topical Call: Racial Equity Programming for Donors

What do organizational values of equity, justice, or even reconciliation look like in action? Join the Calgary Foundation and The Miami Foundation to discuss how equity permeates their strategic plans and work and learn about their racial equity programming for donors. Learn how these foundations have integrated living their values into better serving their donors and informed family philanthropy. This Read More
Events & Webinars | Peer Networks

Non-Family Staff Peer Network: The Impact of the Great Reshuffle on Work Culture

June 8, 2022 | Denise Porche, Kim Wright
In this time of shift and transition, how is the great reshuffle and resignation impacting your work culture? Network co-chairs Denise Porche and Kim Wright and your non-family senior staff colleagues will connect in small groups around two self-selected topics including: professional development to grow and retain staff, succession planning, transitions, and culture. If there is a specific topic that you’d like Read More