Professional Development

13 Nov 2020

Philanthropy 101: Foundation Governance and Legal Issues

Friday, November 13, 2020 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
What makes up the leadership and governance of a foundation? What are the legal dos and don'ts? What role do trustees play? Join us as we review the ethics and legal guidelines of a foundation.
23 Oct 2020

Philanthropy 101: So You're Working for a Foundation... Power and Your New Community

Friday, October 23, 2020 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
So you are working for a foundation. While the other parts of this series provide an overview of the history of philanthropy, a foundation's leadership and governance, a high-level overview of grantmaking at foundations, and the philanthropic topics...
14 Oct 2020

Navigating Difficult Dialogues Across Difference – A Workshop

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Do you manage groups or need to facilitate conversations between stakeholders, whether it’d be grantees, board members, internal staff, community partners, or others? Do you sometimes struggle to align goals or find common ground when working within...
30 Sep 2020

Preparation and Self-Management in Feedback Conversations - A Workshop

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Giving and receiving feedback is one of the most important leadership skills and also one of the most challenging. In this workshop, we will talk about how to create conversations that incorporate awareness of identity and difference along with...
24 Sep 2020

Beyond the Tools: Tips and Tricks for Facilitating Virtually

Thursday, September 24, 2020 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Join us as we share tips and tricks to facilitating successful (virtual) meetings. This is not a tutorial on the nuts and bolts of Zoom technology. Instead, we will explore how to get the most out of your virtual gatherings from preparing before the...
15 Sep 2020

FAN Brown Bag Lunch: Best Practices for Hiring and Onboarding Remotely

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Most organizations have transitioned to remote work in response to the coronavirus pandemic, making completely virtual onboarding of new hires a necessity. But providing a superb onboarding experience virtually can be a challenge for employers doing...
25 Jun 2020

Beyond Defunding the Police: Reimagining Safety for Communities of Color in the Time of COVID

Thursday, June 25, 2020 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Join us for this timely and important conversation examining the devastating consequences of this pandemic due to systemic racism and decades of mass incarceration, and the community-led solutions we can apply in our neighborhoods to prevent it from...

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