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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)


 

The Unrestricted Grant

CMF Members:
$50.00
Non Members:
$50.00

Planning the conversation is what Ken Burnett - in his classic work Relationship Fundraising - calls the essential foundations of fundraising. Planning creates a clear path to raising unrestricted funds. In this webinar, you hear from experts who understand that engagement, honesty and openness are critical to success. They'll share their stories and ideas to help build trust and share your goals with your donors.

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Pulled Two Ways

CMF Members:
$50.00
Non Members:
$50.00

Finding the Balance Between Strategic & Reactive Grantmaking

What’s the right balance of proactive vs. responsive philanthropy for your community foundation? Be part of a candid conversation about the strengths and challenges of a more proactive approach, including topics such as managing external perceptions, making the case internally and the effects on donor relations.

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Grant Applications: A Powerful Tool for Learning

CMF Members:
$70.00
Non Members:
$70.00

Whether you complete, create or review grant applications, this webinar will take a look at the thought process behind capturing the most relevant information, promoting alignment with your organization’s giving strategy and encouraging ongoing relationships with nonprofit organizations.

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Staying Legal: The Pension Protection Act

CMF Members:
$50.00
Non Members:
$50.00

The Pension Protection Act of 2006 (PPA) created many changes in the administration of donor advised and scholarship funds. This session will explain the ins and outs of what you need to know to stay compliant with the PPA. Hosted by Indiana Philanthropy Alliance and originally published January 2016.

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The Social Media Journey: Staying Current in Your Communication Strategies

CMF Members:
$70.00
Non Members:
$70.00

Take a tour of current social media options and how they might apply to your communication goals and needs. You will explore examples of how other foundations are using social media to deliver targeted and compelling messages to inform and influence their constituents. Hosted by CMF and originally published June, 2015.

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Project Streamline: Practices That Matter

CMF Members:
$70.00
Non Members:
$70.00

Join Project Streamline for a dynamic webinar that explores the connection between values and practice and shares research on what matters most to nonprofits. You will leave with specific strategies and practical ideas for using data to enhance streamlining grantmaking procedures in your own organization. Hosted by Council of Michigan Foundations originally published June, 2015.

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Data Visualization: Turning Data into Compelling Pictures

CMF Members:
$50.00
Non Members:
$50.00

At this workshop you will learn why visualizing data is important, review a planning structure to guide the process, get helpful tips, web resources and free tools to create data visualizations, infographic and dashboards. Hosted by Council of Michigan Foundations and originally published August 2015.

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Making a Software Change

CMF Members:
$50.00
Non Members:
$50.00

Hear from foundations that have transitioned from FIMS to Blackbaud & Stellar; the analysis they went through, how the transition went and how they feel today about the decision to make a switch. Hosted by Council of Michigan Foundations and originally published October 2015.

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Community Leadership 101

CMF Members:
$50.00
Non Members:
$50.00

Back by popular demand, CFLeads continues the conversation on community leadership! As a participant in this webinar, you will receive a copy of the Framework for Community Leadership and the Framework Toolbox. Hosted by Council of Michigan Foundations and originally published February, 2015.

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Starting a Gift Annuity Program

CMF Members:
$50.00
Non Members:
$50.00

Charitable gift annuities (CGA) are widely used planned giving vehicles. With interest rates so low, CGAs can be attractive to those donors who need a stream of income and have assets to donate. Hosted by Indiana Philanthropy Alliance and originally published November 2015.

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