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  • What Every Funder Needs to Know to Evaluate Technology Requests | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    to build capacity We ll then apply that knowledge directly to grant proposals and talk through how you should vet the technology portion of a proposal and the questions you should ask COURSE SCHEDULE Tuesday October 27 Nonprofit Technology Concepts and Essentials How do you sort out what s essential from what s simply nice to have We ll map out the hierarchy of nonprofit technology needs and discuss factors such as how often the technology will need to be updated or replaced infrastructure management program data tracking and reporting considerations and the importance of online engagement AND Thursday October 29 How to Evaluate the Technology Portion of a Proposal time also 12 00 1 00 p m All that theory is great but how should you approach an actual proposal We ll start by pointing out the telltale signs of a poorly planned underfunded technology project Then we ll walk through a checklist of questions to help you evaluate whether the project has a solid technology foundation Finally we ll review a number of tips to keep in mind so that you can weigh the technology portion against other priorities and feel confident in your final decision All registered participants are granted access to the recordings of each session Participants who cannot attend any of the sessions due to scheduling conflicts will still have access to the course presentation decks and handouts Cost CNJG Members 85 with discount code CNJG2015 Non Member Grantmakers 95 About the Presenter Laura Quinn Director of Partnerships and Knowledge Idealware Laura has worked in the technology field for nearly 20 years As Idealware s Director of Partnerships and Knowledge she partners with Idealware staff and a diverse range of organizations to develop high quality information resources for nonprofits Laura has worked with numerous foundations

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  • Webinar | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    and local issues to educate future philanthropists to make lasting impact This event is for CNJG Members only Audience Family Foundation Topic Family Philanthropy First Year of the Camden Food Innovation Fund Webinar Update Fund partners will provide an update on the first year of collaborative investment to support food access and innovation in Camden City including feedback from recipient nonprofit partners The collaborative will also unveil plans for the second year of the fund Audience All Funders Covering Nonprofit Costs Update on Government Action and the Role of Philanthropy Join us for a brief webinar to discuss the current implementation status of the OMB Uniform Guidance and hear from regional associations and state associations of nonprofits that are working to educate members and policymakers on the general issue of indirect costs Audience All Funders Topic Administration Ready to Get on the Map A Quick How to This monthly webinar series is scheduled to help guide any funders interested in getting on the map Audience All Funders Topic Grantmaking Family Philanthropy Webinar Planning for an Influx of Assets An influx of assets whether sudden or expected is a powerful transition point in your family s philanthropy This special webinar featuring two family foundations who have been through and are still in the midst of an increase in assets will help you plan now for growth tomorrow and manage change if you re in the midst of it today This event is for CNJG Members only Audience Family Foundation Topic Family Philanthropy Ready to Get on the Map A Quick How to This monthly webinar series is scheduled to help guide any funders interested in getting on the map Audience All Funders Topic Grantmaking Family Philanthropy Webinar Passing the Mirror Test Ethics and Family Philanthropy Join us for this fun and

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  • Webinar | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    online Learn how to use this valuable tool to search for and connect with your peers This webinar is for CNJG Members only Audience All Funders Topic Technology Family Philanthropy Webinar Balancing Internal vs External Missions in Family Philanthropy What is your family s dream for philanthropy Are you primarily interested in achieving a particular grantmaking mission Or are you interested in creating an opportunity for family members to come together and strengthen family ties through philanthropy and service to others For many philanthropic families the answer to this question is not either or it s both This event is for CNJG Members only For Youth by Youth Your Voice Your World Building Your Capacity to Ignite Change We all have a voice And we all have vibrant networks friends family and peers that fuel our collective world Join us to learn about how you can use your voice and community to advocate beyond dollars for the causes that matter most to you This webinar is the final webinar of a four part series This event is for CNJG Members only Audience Emerging Practitioners Family Foundation For Youth by Youth Meeting with Your Peers Tips and Tools for Working with Others Sometimes it can be challenging to work with other groups for example with other committees or with adults Learn skills to help facilitate meetings for effectiveness and make decisions as a team This webinar is the third of a four part series This event is for CNJG Members only Audience Emerging Practitioners Family Foundation Moving Affinity Groups to Policy Work During this webinar we will review the tools and hear from members of regional associations that are engaging in affinity group policy work This event is for CNJG Members only Audience All Funders For Youth by Youth The Art

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  • Webinar | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    for this webinar that highlights several initiatives from organizations in Atlantic City and Atlantic County to assist those in need This event is for CNJG Members only Audience All Funders Family Philanthropy Webinar Transformation transparency and ongoing learning Focusing your foundation s approach and strategy Hear the story of how one mid sized family foundation created a new theory of change for its own grantmaking and shifted from a more traditional giving approach to a highly targeted social investing strategy This event is for CNJG Members only Audience Family Foundation Topic Family Philanthropy Hot Topics in Washington Join colleagues from across the country to hear about hot policy topics impacting foundations and philanthropy This webinar is open to CNJG Members only Audience All Funders Topic Governance Public Policy New Jersey Non Profits Checking In and Looking To 2015 Today more than ever grantmakers must clearly understand how the economy public policy issues and other trends continue to affect their grantees and how organizations can pursue their missions Audience All Funders Kids Count Racial Equity and the Role of Foundations Join us for a brief webinar to discuss the Annie E Casey s Kids Count policy report on Race for Results This webinar is open to CNJG members only Audience All Funders Topic Diversity Equity and Inclusion Funder Webinar Briefing Sandy Recovery Gap Funding Housing Initiative Join us for a webinar with representatives from the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund HSNJRF and New Jersey Community Capital NJCC to learn how private funders can significantly leverage their grantmaking and help impacted families Audience All Funders Topic Hurricane Sandy Family Philanthropy Webinar Trends in Family Philanthropy Examining the present planning for the future This webinar will feature a sneak peek at the questions to be explored by the study Trends in Family

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  • Webinar | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    good nor bad Conflict will always occur in an organization that s growing evolving and changing What makes it good or bad or a positive or negative experience is how it s managed This event is for CNJG Members only Audience Family Foundation Topic Communications Vision and Voice The Role of Leadership and Dialogue in Advancing Diversity Equity and Inclusion Part 1 of a 3 Part Webinar Series on Advancing Philanthropy s Diversity Equity and Inclusiveness Topic Diversity Equity and Inclusion Management Leadership Development Strategy Collaboration Family Philanthropy Webinar Mission Investing Overcoming Resistance and Getting Started Family foundations and family offices are increasingly turning to mission more broadly known as impact investing strategies as a key tool for aligning investments and operations with their mission and objectives This event is for CNJG Members only Audience Family Foundation Topic Family Philanthropy Family Philanthropy Webinar Generational Transitions The Never Ending Story If you are connected to a multi generational family foundation you likely have discovered that transitions are not a one time event rather they are an ongoing and evolving fact of life Audience Family Foundation Topic Family Philanthropy Family Philanthropy Webinar So You Want to be a Family Philanthropist Sometimes philanthropy is done purely for altruistic reasons but often there are other motivations This event is for CNJG Members only Audience Family Foundation Topic Family Philanthropy Family Philanthropy Webinar Thinking Outside The Box Creative Ways To Support Capacity Building Increasingly foundations are investing in deep community listening before they design strategies and approaches for capacity building with nonprofit grantees Audience Family Foundation Topic Management Leadership Development Family Philanthropy Webinar Navigating Leadership Transitions in Family Philanthropy Every family philanthropy experiences the joy the sadness the complexity and the energy of transitions Moving toward new leadership in the family can be difficult emotional

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  • Webinar | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    its Focus How does a family foundation with no defined mission no staff no structure and siblings who spent little time together growing up pull itself together to fashion a high performing foundation in under 4 years Audience Family Foundation An Introduction to Simplify A new information sharing resource for funders grantees Learn more about Simplify a new approach to information sharing between funders and grantees Post Sandy Funder Briefing Call with FEMA FEMA and the Federal Government s role in New Jersey s recovery from Hurricane Sandy is changing FEMA has moved from the response phase of this disaster to long term recovery planning Family Philanthropy Webinar Telling Your Story to Maximize Community Impact You work hard to ensure you are maximizing community impact but do you have all the tools in your toolbox to lift up your grantees Learn how new media tools can help you tell your grantee s stories deepen community connections and advocate for your cause Audience Family Foundation What Every New Jersey Grantmaker Should Know About How Government Contracting Impacts Grantees In October 2010 the Urban Institute released a national study in which New Jersey organizations participated highlighting a series of pervasive problems nonprofits face when contracting with government from late payments to changing delive Family Philanthropy Webinar Generation Next Young Donors Inspiring a New Generation of Philanthropists The dream of many family foundation donors is to instill a lifetime love of philanthropy and giving back to future generations of one s family Audience Family Foundation New Jersey s Long Term Recovery Planning Please join us for a webinar presentation on New Jersey s Long Term Recovery Planning presented by FEMA s Long Term Recovery Capacity Building Team members Pages first previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 Subscribe to Webinar Filter By nbsp

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  • Family Philanthropy Webinar: Community Connections: Engaging Diverse Stakeholders in Your Grantmaking | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    the Hill Conversations with the Cabinet PolicyWorks OMB Uniform Guidance Healthcare Conversion Study News Grant Seekers To register for programs you must log in or create an account using the Log In button above You are here Learn Event Calendar Family Philanthropy Webinar Community Connections Engaging Diverse Stakeholders in Your Grantmaking Family Philanthropy Webinar Community Connections Engaging Diverse Stakeholders in Your Grantmaking Thursday October 8 2015 12 00pm to 1 30pm Location Title Webinar Join this conversation with board and staff representatives from two family foundations that have identified creative ways to connect with their community along with a leader from Grantmakers for Effective Organizations who will present findings from GEO s new study Learning Together Actionable Approaches for Grantmakers This event is for CNJG Members only Event Type Webinar Audience Family Foundation This resource is for members only Please log in to access Register a new account E mail Enter your e mail address Password Enter the password that accompanies your e mail Forgot Password Upcoming Events Funder Briefing New Jersey s Childhood Lead Poisoning Crisis May 12 2016 TBD Newark view more Family Philanthropy Webinar Diverse and Dispersed Managing a Far flung Family May 12 2016 Webinar view

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  • Spark Session Series: Models of Community Foundation Programs for Engaging Next Generation Donors | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    allow attendees to delve deeper through an open facilitated dialogue Featured Speakers Alyssa Hawkins is the Director of Giving Programs for The Minneapolis Foundation In this role she is responsible for facilitating groups of energetic volunteers as they collaboratively make grantmaking decisions around issues facing our community She works with corporate employees Minneapolis high school students and young to mid career professionals just entering the world of philanthropy among others as they navigate what it means to have an impact with their dollars Alyssa has a degree in Natural Resources from the University of Minnesota and in a past life supported K 12 educators in using service learning as a tool for meeting academic standards and engaging students She lives in Minneapolis with two large cats and one very small dog and stays sane by training for marathons and triathlons Jennifer Touchet is the Director of Family Philanthropy at the Greater Houston Community Foundation She is a member of the National Advisory Committee for NCFP s Community Foundations Family Philanthropy Network Elizabeth Sullivan brings deep knowledge on national trends strategy and best practices in private philanthropy and corporate giving In March 2015 Liz joined the National Center for Family Philanthropy as Program Manager to launch the two year Family Philanthropy Through Community Foundations initiative designed to enhance the effectiveness of families working with community foundations as their giving partners From 2006 to 2013 Liz worked at the Council on Foundations a nonprofit membership association of grantmaking foundations and corporations Most recently Liz was Managing Director of Corporate Independent and Family Philanthropy where she stewarded a portfolio of 850 members and led a change management process to integrate and unify member products and programs aimed to strengthen organizations and leaders in philanthropy During her tenure at the Council Liz led signature

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