CMF’s event calendar includes standalone learning opportunities as well as regularly scheduled monthly events through several learning series.

Tri-State Learning Series

The Tri-State Community Foundation Webinar Series is a program made possible through CMF’s partnership with Philanthropy Ohio and Indiana Philanthropy Alliance. The webinars are designed for, but not exclusively for, community foundations.

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NCFP Series

The National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP) Series offers a monthly webinar with rotating topics focusing on family philanthropy. Complimentary webinar registrations are available as a benefit to CMF family foundation members.

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Midwest Corporate Philanthropy Webinar Series

These webinars are designed specifically for corporate foundations and giving programs, made possible through CMF’s partnership with Indiana Philanthropy Alliance and Philanthropy Ohio.

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Midwest Family Foundation Webinar Series

This series, designed for staff and trustees with non-staffed or small-staffed family foundations, is presented through CMF’s collaboration with Indiana Philanthropy Alliance and Philanthropy Ohio.

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CMF-Johnson Center Grantmaking Series

From 2014 – 2019 CMF partnered with the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy to offer a practitioner-led learning series that provided training on the techniques of effective grantmaking to both new and seasoned foundation professionals. The sessions were highly practical and designed to be as accessible and affordable as possible.

Click the links below to purchase the on demand webinars that were offered as a part of this series.  Additionally, you can look for other learning opportunities on CMF's event calendar or on the Johnson Center's website.

FEFO Series

CMF collaborates with the Foundations Endowments and Family Offices (FEFO) to bring you a series filled with best practices on investing, addressing the unique challenges of managing family wealth, assisting with planning for optimal family legacy and helping to develop asset management talent in the West Michigan region.

CMF Mentoring Program

The Mentoring Program was created to ensure that a pipeline of diverse professionals receive the tools, strategies and resources needed to assume leadership roles in philanthropy. During the program, mentees receive executive coaching, engage in group learning and networking sessions, and they are paired with mentors who are experienced professionals in the philanthropic sector.

EPIP Michigan

Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP) Michigan, a chapter of EPIP National, is a statewide network of emerging leaders working in philanthropy and supporting social change. EPIP’s goal is to develop and support Michigan leaders by curating knowledge and content rooted in equitable philanthropy, providing opportunities for professional and leadership development and creating space for networking and relationship building. CMF is proud to partner with EPIP to support the next generation of philanthropic leaders. Learn more.