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Aug 29th
Audience:
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

This two-day Community Foundation Boot Camp program offers a comprehensive overview of the structure and operations of a community foundation.

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Sep 12th
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Consultant, Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

We invite you to join nonprofits and funders alike for a half-day of facilitated programming dedicated to helping everyone build better working relationships and increase the impact of their work.

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Sep 19th
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Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

In lieu of the AGM annual meeting in June at which we hold elections to the board of directors, AGM will be holding a special meeting of the membership on Tuesday, September 19 at 5:15pm to elect new and returning members to the board. Light refreshments will be served. If you are unable to join...

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In Philanthropy

August 15th, 2017
Source: The Chronicle of Philanthropy
When events as horrific as what happened in Charlottesville erupt, many of us in philanthropy are struck with sadness, outrage, disgust, depression, shock, and terror. While we take in all the information we can — especially the insights of trustworthy analysts and commentators — we ourselves start... More »
August 3rd, 2017
Source: Fox Business
FOX Business has learned members of Congress are seriously considering a change to the tax code known as universal charitable deductions.  It could help fulfill one of President Donald Trump's promises to offer the middle class tax relief. The idea has also been discussed with senior administration... More »
July 31st, 2017
Recent years have seen a stirring of hope among funders and nonprofits working to reduce the carnage from guns in America, which claims some 35,000 lives annually. New strategies and new funding streams, most notably from Michael Bloomberg, have created a new sense of momentum on an issue that's... More »
July 17th, 2017
Source: The Hill
The nonprofit sector is pressuring lawmakers and the White House to protect the charitable tax deduction. The tax-reform plans released by the Trump administration and House Republicans would keep the deduction for charitable donations, but also increase the size of the standard deduction, likely... More »

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