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Welcome to the Council of Michigan Foundations' store!  We now offer a number of products, ranging from On Demand Webinars, Toolkits and Publications!  CMF Members, please make sure that you login and click to the product details to see your special member pricing. (please note that downloaded materials and webinars are not refundable)


 

IRS & Other Required Filings

CMF Members:
$50.00
Non Members:
$50.00

This session will cover IRS Form 990 & 990T, solicitation & gaming licenses, UBIT (unrelated business tax), annual state filings. We will also walk you through how the latest federal tax reform will affect filing as well as the new taxes being implemented on foundations.

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Funder Collaboratives: The Potholes, Potentials and Possibilities

CMF Members:
$70.00
Non Members:
$70.00

Is collaborative funding right for you? Funder collaboratives can leverage skills and networks and can amplify the impact of your grantmaking but they can also face many bumps in the road.

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Advocacy vs. Lobbying 101: Where's the Line?

CMF Members:
$70.00
Non Members:
$70.00

All foundations can advocate by educating lawmakers on issues of importance to philanthropy, but there's still uncertainty regarding the nuances and details that distinguish advocacy from lobbying.

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Beyond the Basics: A Closer Look at the Fundamentals of Financial Analysis

CMF Members:
$70.00
Non Members:
$70.00

So, you know the basics of conducting a financial review - but now what? Join us as we roll up our sleeves and take a closer look at financial statements, program budgets, 990s, and techniques to strengthen your financial analysis ninja skills.

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Children's Savings Accounts

CMF Members:
$50.00
Non Members:
$50.00

As community foundations work to provide pathways to higher education through scholarships and programs, we're taking a look at a very promising initiative that foundations are using to grow saving for students and start the college conversation at an early age.

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Lifting Voices: Increasing Civic Engagement Through Community Convening

CMF Members:
$50.00
Non Members:
$50.00

One of the most important roles community foundations play is of community convening - lifting up voices of all those in their communities.  In this webinar you will hear from foundations who have used this role to improve civic engagement in their communities.

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CSR as a Tool for Supporting Workforce Development

CMF Members:
$50.00
Non Members:
$50.00

Hear from Partners for a Competitive Workforce, a workforce development collaborative about why employers can’t fill jobs, what to do about it and how you can leverage your CSR to address the challenges in your community. Then hear from two corporate foundations about their efforts to leverage their skills and investments to build the talent pipeline and develop a workforce equipped to succeed in the future economy.

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Bring them Back! Reverse Scholarship Model In Practice

CMF Members:
$50.00
Non Members:
$50.00

How can you attract and retain the best and brightest in your community? Join us as we examine how philanthropy is leveraging the reverse scholarship model to combat the "brain drain." Learn about work that's underway, early successes we are seeing and how you can model this work in your own community. 

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Public Policy Need-to-Knows For Donor Advised Funds

CMF Members:
$50.00
Non Members:
$50.00

Donor Advised Funds (DAFs) are the fastest growing giving vehicle in the country and help fuel the work of our community foundations. Policy changes for DAFs could create challenges for a community foundation's operations and community foundation leadership needs be conversant on this topic.

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Triple Bottom Line Best Practices

CMF Members:
$50.00
Non Members:
$50.00

From corporate philanthropy to supply chains to employee engagement to sustainability initiatives, many corporations are trying to figure out how to use all the tools available to them to enhance their impact. Learn about how Midwest-based companies are trying to maximize their social, environmental, and financial returns.

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