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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)


 

Prudent Investments and Big Bets

CMF Members:
$70.00
Non Members:
$70.00

 

How do you build a thoughtful and effective grantmaking portfolio? How can you best manage risk through due diligence and prioritizing proven models? How much should you look to take risks and make big bets on unproven models? Join us for a thoughtful discussion of traditional and emerging practices in due diligence, risk management, and risk seeking for effective philanthropy.

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Developing the Skills-Based Volunteering Program That's Right for Your Company

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$70.00
Non Members:
$70.00

Often described as the ‘win-win-win’ of corporate community engagement, pro bono programs are uniquely well-suited to simultaneously benefit the community, provide meaningful engagement for employees, and contribute to business objectives. But where do you start and how do you assess what type of program design will work best for your company?

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Cyber Crime Trends-a State of the Union

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$50.00
Non Members:
$50.00

Hackers have learned to profit from their activities. This webinar will describe the threat landscape, discuss regulatory efforts to address the threat, and provide insight on how business leaders can effectively address this emerging threat.

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Effectual Leadership: Managing Up

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$70.00
Non Members:
$70.00

Learning how to consciously manage up to obtain the best possible results for you, your boss, and the organization you work for is a critical skillset to drive influence and work effectively. But how, exactly, do you do this?

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Targeted Donor Communications

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$50.00
Non Members:
$50.00

When it comes to crafting strategic communications, more isn’t always better. Targeted communications to donors often means doing less, more deliberately and with a custom touch. But where do you begin when honing in on a targeted approach? Learn how one foundation has seen tangible results from implementing a targeted communication plan, and the steps they took to achieve it.

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The Unrestricted Grant

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$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

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$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

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$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

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$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

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$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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