Calendar of Events

08Feb2016

Corporate Community Affairs Professionals Network: Trends in Corporate Philanthropy

Monday, February 8, 2016
8:30am - 10:00am
Where: 
Minnesota Council on Foundations

Description: Our first meeting will focus on trends in corporate philanthropy and will feature a brief presentation from MCF President, Trista Harris, with plenty of time to discuss and share the trends that you are seeing in your

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09Feb2016

IDI Practice Group: Ongoing Training and Development

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
10:00am - 11:30am
Where: 
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
10Feb2016

Webinar: Public Benefit Corporations: A New Partner in Philanthropy

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Where: 
GoTo Meeting

Description: New to Minnesota in 2015, Public Benefit Corporations are blurring the boundaries between business and philanthropy.

18Feb2016

2016 Children and Youth Issues Briefing

Thursday, February 18, 2016
8:30am - 11:30am
Where: 
Intercontinental Saint Paul Riverfront Hotel

Description: Join hundreds of advocates at the highly anticipated 2016 Children & Youth Issues Briefing, which convenes each year prior to the start of the legislative session. 

25Feb2016

Family Foundation Professionals Network: Diving into NCFP’s Trends Report – Issue Versus Place

Thursday, February 25, 2016
11:30am - 1:00pm
Where: 
Minnesota Council on Foundations

Description: This meeting will focus on a question raised by the National Center for Family Philanthropy’s 2015 Trends Report—how do family foundations determine the foc

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26Feb2016

Policy Connections Institute: State Action

Friday, February 26, 2016
9:30am - 3:00pm
Where: 
Minnesota Senate Office Building

Description: The Policy Connections Institute is for grantmakers who want to scale-up the impact of their work while strengthening their commitment to core grantmaking principles and practices.

08Mar2016

Philanthropic Finance

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
9:00am - 11:00am
Where: 
Minnesota Council on Foundations
Description: Whether it is understanding of the benefits and drawbacks of various investment strategies, aligning your finance and program teams or reviewing grantee financials, you will leave this program equipped with best pra
18Mar2016

Public Policy Leadership Retreat

Friday, March 18, 2016
9:30am - 2:00pm
Where: 
Northwest Area Foundation
Description: Minnesota’s grantmakers can move the needle on some of the state’s great challenges, but only by digging a little deeper into their philanthropic toolbox. Grants alone will not get the job done.
05Apr2016

Foundation Controllers Meeting

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
11:30am - 1:00pm
Where: 
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.

11Apr2016

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

Monday, April 11, 2016
8:30am - 10:00am
Where: 
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.

20Apr2016

Webinar: The Nuts and Bolts of Advocacy

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

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

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