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  • April 2014

  • 21         Where Art Meets Equity

    Join the Arts and Culture Funders Network for a facilitated peer conversation as we explore the opportunities for grantmakers that exist at the intersection of arts/culture and equity. 

  • 24           Effectively Engaging Families in Early Childhood Programs and Policies

    Family engagement is critical to high-quality early care and learning programs, but how do we best develop family partnerships across diverse cultures and varied programs? At this program you’ll learn how to use effective tools and best-practices from across Minnesota to successfully engage families. 

  • 25         Preparing for and Responding to Disasters in Minnesota

    Extreme weather events happen more often and cause greater damage, challenging grantmakers and disproportionally burdening our most marginalized communities. Learn about response and help set the course for policy reform.

  • 28           NGOsource: Expanding International Grantmaking Through Equivalency Determination

    Learn how NGOsource can streamline your international giving by simplifying the task of equivalency determination or ED.

  • 30           CEO Circle: April Meeting

    An exclusive peer-learning cohort of foundation CEOs and leaders of corporate giving programs.

  • June 2014

  • 19         Grantmaking for the 21st Century Series – Philanthropy for Impact

    Gain an understanding of connections between philanthropy and intended community impact. Learn to access and use key resources, and build comfort with commonly-used terms and tools. Part of MCF’s Grantmaking for the 21st Century Series.  

  • 25           CEO Circle: June Meeting

    An exclusive peer-learning cohort of foundation CEOs and leaders of corporate giving programs.

  • August 2014

  • 21         Grantmaking for the 21st Century Series – Philanthropy in Context

    Understand the importance of local communities and how they inform grantmaking. And, make connections between the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion, public policy, leadership pipelines and philanthropy. Part of MCF’s Grantmaking for the 21st Century Series. 

  • 27           CEO Circle: August Meeting

    An exclusive peer-learning cohort of foundation CEOs and leaders of corporate giving programs.

  • November 2014

  • 11           CEO Circle: November Meeting

    An exclusive peer-learning cohort of foundation CEOs and leaders of corporate giving programs.

  • December 2014

  • 3         Grantmaking for the 21st Century Series - Evaluating Impact

    Explore basic logic model and theory of change tools, address philanthropy’s link to community impact, public policy and systems change, and assess your unique role and intended impact. Part of MCF’s Grantmaking for the 21st Century Series.