Past Events


Fundamentals for Foundation Trustees

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Minnesota Council on Foundations

Description: Foundation governance is complex. While rewarding, it entails a high-level of responsibility and a clear understanding of the legal and financial policies and regulations of the foundation.


Operations Network Brown Bag Lunch Discussion: Technology and Trends

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
11:30am - 1:00pm
Minnesota Council on Foundations

Description: Meet with your fellow foundation operations professionals for a brown bag lunch discussion on technology and trends.


IDI Practice Group: Developing RFPs with an Intercultural Lens

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
10:00am - 11:30am
Minnesota Council on Foundations
Description: The Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) practice group is for those leading intercultural development and training in foundations where the IDI is often used as a baseline assessment tool to guide the organiza

Webinar: The Nuts and Bolts of Advocacy

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Description: If you’re in the business of making real change by addressing systemic barriers, advocacy can be an important tool for expanding your impact.  Join us for a webinar with MCF’s director of public policy and communicati


Issue Briefing: Philanthropy and the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals

Thursday, April 14, 2016
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Minnesota Council on Foundations

Description: MCF's Global Funders Network invites global and domestic philanthropy professionals to an issue briefing on the United Nation's Sustain


Economic Mobility and the Infrastructure of Opportunity: What Foundations Can Do

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
8:30am - 10:30am
Minnesota Philanthropy Partners

This member-initiated briefing is co-sponsored by The Saint Paul Foundation, the Bush Foundation and Greater Twin Cities United Way.


Mission Investing Network: Collaboration for Greater Impact – Options for Working Together?

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
8:00am - 10:00am
Northwest Area Foundation

Description: Join your Mission Investing Network colleagues for an exploration of how loans, loan guarantees and equity investments are being used by Minnesota foundations alongside traditional grants.


Corporate Community Affairs Professionals Network: Evaluation and Measurement in Corporate Philanthropy

Monday, April 11, 2016
8:30am - 10:00am
Minnesota Council on Foundations

Description: Join us for the second meeting of the Corporate Community Affairs Professionals Network where we’ll focus on evaluation in corporate philanthropy.


Finish Strong Network Meeting

Thursday, April 7, 2016
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Minnesota Council on Foundations

Description: As Minnesota's population ages, the Finish Strong Funders Coalition for Aging Services connects a wide array of public and private funders dedicated to supporting older adults in the community and recognizing them as


Foundation Controllers Meeting

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
11:30am - 1:00pm
McKnight Foundation

Description: Are you a controller at a foundation, or do you work in a controller-like position? Join your colleagues for an informal lunch meeting of other controllers working in philanthropic institutions in Minnesota.


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