NNCG offers monthly webinars that explore topics and practices of
particular interest and value to philanthropy consultants. Watch
this space for announcements of upcoming events.


WEBINAR: Engaging the Diversity of Family Foundations and High Net Worth Individuals: Considerations for Philanthropy Consultants

July 9, 2019 — 12:00 - 1:00 PM Eastern

Join us for a conversation with consultants Dawn Franks, president of Your Philanthropy, and Yvonne Moore, principal advisor of Moore Philanthropy, to discuss how to work effectively with family foundations and high-net worth individuals to support their philanthropy efforts.  Every family, individual, and foundation is different. Consultants have to have a toolkit of competencies, active listening,… View Article

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WEBINAR: Activating Coalitions and Partnerships to Advance Philanthropic Investments

August 20, 2019 — 1:00 - 2:00 PM Eastern

The problems and issues that foundations and public funders are trying to tackle in communities across the country are complex and require community-owned solutions.  Increasingly, funders are looking at how they can catalyze change and yet not be held responsible for 100% of the investment or for solely solving deep-rooted social problems.  Systems-building initiatives, coalitions… View Article

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WEBINAR: A Better Understanding of what Community Engagement is and How it Can Inform and Add Value to Philanthropy

September 4, 2019 — 12:00 - 1:00 PM Eastern

Foundations ultimately want to improve the lives of individuals living and working in their footprint, but they may not always know how. There is value in asking and listening to community members’ ideas, solutions, and what they believe they need to improve their quality of life. Community engagement enhances foundations’ ability to work with the… View Article

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WEBINAR: Understanding and Supporting Small Foundations to Be Effective Grantmakers

September 19, 2019 — 12:00 - 1:00 PM Eastern

Foundations with few or no staff, philanthropic families, and individual donors collectively make about 80 percent of all charitable donations in the United States. These smaller funders often have to “do more with less,” making careful choices about their resources in order to have a meaningful impact. Exponent Philanthropy and Harder+Company Community Research partnered in… View Article

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WEBINAR: Culture at the Core – How one foundation built culture to advance their strategy

November 6, 2019 — 12:00 - 1:00 PM Eastern

Getting internal organizational culture and practice right is not a nice-to-have extra — it’s a prerequisite for being an effective funder and organization. Yet, foundations often prioritize strategy development and assume that culture will take care of itself.  In this webinar, we will tell the story of how a new foundation – Headwaters Foundation in Missoula,… View Article

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WEBINAR: Moving Policy and Systems Change Agendas: Lessons and Trends for Philanthropists

December 10, 2019 — 1:00 - 2:00 PM Eastern

The intersection of philanthropy and politics was once a taboo topic. Over the past 10 years, there has been a slow move for increased funding of grantees engaged in policy and systems change.   Recently, however, there has been a shift in the way that foundations themselves view their role and engagement in policy change. More… View Article

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