Store

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)


 

Building Your Board Bench

CMF Members:
$50.00
Non Members:
$50.00

A community foundation's board can be it's greatest asset, but ensuring you have a solid succession plan is integral to maintaining the board's strength.  In this webinar, learn what your peers are doing to recruit and maintain high functioning boards.

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Community Foundation Investments

CMF Members:
$50.00
Non Members:
$50.00

This webinar will help guide you on the management of that committee, cover the basics of investment management, and review key areas such as asset allocation, spending policies, fees on funds, quarterly reports etc.

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Work Locally, Think Regionally

CMF Members:
$50.00
Non Members:
$50.00

Join this webinar to hear from community foundations who have used their grantmaking and leadership muscle to take a regional approach to their work.

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The Human Resource Functions of Finance Staff

CMF Members:
$50.00
Non Members:
$50.00

This webinar will focus on questions concerning the difference between exempt and nonexempt employee classification, health savings plans vs. flexible spending plans, determining when temporary employees receive benefits, and steps you can take when an employee performance issue arises.

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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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