Families and Community Foundations Working Together

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Families have a special connection to the communities in which they live, and families engaged in philanthropy often have lasting relationships with their local community foundation. Community foundations play many roles – convener, advocate, strategic grantmaker, and donor advisor, to name just a few. This webinar features three very different examples of community foundations that have developed partnerships with family foundations and other family philanthropy vehicles to create lasting impact in the communities they care about. The webinar provides tips for both families and community foundations seek to develop, maintain, and maximize partnership opportunities to make grant dollars go farther and create lasting impact in your community.

Featured Speakers

Ann Mulholland

Ann Mulholland serves as vice president of grants and programs for Minnesota Philanthropy Partners. In this…

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Audrey Jacobs

Audrey Jacobs, JD, is the founder and principal of the Sarafina Group an organization providing consultation…

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Keith Swayne

Keith Swayne served as CEO of Case Swayne Co., a food processor, and after its sale…

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Shelley Hoss

Shelley Hoss joined the Orange County Community Foundation as president in 2000. She works with the Board of Governors…

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Tim Ober

Tim Ober was elected President of the Board of the Mardag Foundation in 2000, after serving on the Board…

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What others have said...

The Community Leadership: Families and Community Foundations Working Together webinar featured three different ways to look at potential partnerships, and was great in that they were very different, yet all interesting. Participants may be interested in one, two or all three of the ideas presented.


I appreciated the opportunity to hear how several family and community foundations are working together in different ways.


There was some terrific information provided about how to create great relationships between community foundations and donor families! Thanks.


Excellent speakers providing a diversity of viewpoints. very informative.


Very professional webinar with excellent background and power point information, not to mention the 3 different speakers shared good information which was diversified and well presented.


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