Midwest Family Foundation Webinar Series | Board Governance

Thursday, May 16, 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm EDT
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Foundation boards play an important role in foundation leadership and performance. Join BoardSource for a conversation about what we can learn from “Foundation Board Leadership: A Closer Look at Foundation Board Responses to Leading with Intent 2017.” This webinar will highlight challenges that foundation boards and executives are facing and discuss the board development levers that are most related to stronger board and foundation performance.

Unable to attend the live webinar?  Register now and receive the recording and slides after the webinar has completed.


Anne Wallestad, president and CEO, BoardSource

Anne Wallestad serves as president and CEO of BoardSource, a globally recognized nonprofit focused on strengthening nonprofit leadership at the highest level — the board of directors. Recognizing the critical partnership between boards and executives, and the impact of that partnership on overall organizational success, BoardSource helps nonprofit leaders invest in their leadership partnership by providing research, thought leadership, and practical supports that help transform board structures, dynamics, and perspectives. With 20 years of executive leadership experience in the nonprofit sector, Anne has worked closely with boards of directors and volunteers in a number of national and local organizations, and has cultivated deep expertise in fundraising strategy and leveraging the board’s fundraising role.


CMF Members: $35
Nonmembers: $50


May 16, 2019 at 12 Noon EDT


Programming: Dondre Young via email or call 313-566-2444
Registration: Denise Temple via email or call 616-850-2136

This webinar series is presented in collaboration with Indiana Philanthropy Alliance, Philanthropy Ohio and Council of Michigan Foundations. Together, these regional associations hope to harness and share the collective expertise of each state’s leading philanthropic organizations and trusted community partners.  Designed for staff and/or trustees affiliated with non-staffed or small-staffed family foundations, eager to find new ways of thinking smarter and performing better when it comes to their grantmaking.

2019 Midwest Family Foundation Webinar Series

February 21, 2019 | Value-Based Grantmaking in Family Foundations (Hosted by Indiana Philanthropy Alliance)
May 16, 2019 | Board Governance (Hosted by Council of Michigan Foundations)
November 21, 2019 | Impact Investing (Hosted by Philanthropy Ohio)

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