Connected, but Different: Empowering Giving Programs Across Geographies
Whether your work is regional, national, or global, the structure and approach that you use to activate local giving can have a big impact on your effectiveness. Join us to hear from peers in the field that have broken through the place-based barrier to achieve cohesive giving strategies that still allow for local autonomy.
HOST: Council of Michigan Foundations
Triple Bottom Line Best Practices
From corporate philanthropy to supply chains to employee engagement to sustainability initiatives, manycorporations are trying to figure out how to use all the tools available to them to enhance their impact. Join us to learn about how Midwest-based companies are trying to maximize their social, environmental, and financial returns. Hear from your corporate philanthropy peers about how they are contributing to these conversations and aligning their work to maximize the company’s triple bottom line.
Leveraging Grants Management for Effective Grantmaking
Measuring Your Giving ROI
Back in 1976, when Habitat I was held in Vancouver, most institutions, including governments and academia were unaware of the impact of urbanization on development. By the time of Habitat II in Istanbul 20 years later, it was clear that the massive migration to cities and their consequent growth needed to be addressed. Despite initial resistance, urbanization started to be seen as a driver for development. Another 20 years have passed.
CSR as a Talent Attraction and Retention Strategy
Effective Employee Engagement Strategies
Effective employee engagement efforts have been shown to improve employee retention, boost employee satisfaction, and even improve a company’s financial performance. So, how do you effectively engage employees? Join us to learn about how two Midwest-based companies are approaching employee engagement through employee giving, volunteerism, and other efforts, both locally and across the footprints of their respective companies.
The Grantmakers Income Security Taskforce (GIST) invites you to attend the 14th Annual Budget and Tax Briefing for Grantmakers on March 1, 2017 in Washington, DC. This meeting is free of charge and open to foundation representatives and philanthropic advisors only.