Philanthropy 101 is a five-part series that helps all working in philanthropy better understand the sector.
SESSION 2: Foundation Governance and Legal Issues
Who is philanthropy accountable to? What’s a conflict of interest? How important are board meeting minutes anyway? These and many other thorny questions are addressed in this discussion about how foundations ensure they’re meeting their financial, legal and ethical obligations.
President & CEO
Connecticut Community Foundation
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Session 1: September 11, 2019 - Speaking the Same Language >>
Session 2: October 9, 2019 - Foundation Governance and Legal Issues >>
Session 3: October 30, 2019 - Fundamentals of Grantmaking >>
Session 4: November 20, 2019 - The Great Debates in Philanthropy >>
Session 5: December 11, 2019 - So You’re Working for a Foundation: Power and Your New Community >>
This interactive series a historical overview of philanthropy, reviews foundation governance and legal issues, explains the grantmaking process, debates current big issues in philanthropy, and explores roles and power dynamics. Philanthropy 101 takes place over five modules that build on each other. Participants are encouraged to attend as many modules as possible as the series is also designed to support staff in building their professional network.
The series is for staff who are newer to the field or anyone who is interested in a refresher. It is open to all disciplines in the field including those who work in grantmaking and those who support the work in their administrative, financial, human resources, and trustee roles.
Philanthropy 101 was developed by Philanthropy New York in partnership with the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy's Grantmaking School team and customized by CCP leaders for Connecticut philanthropy.
Contact Esther Massie, Program Coordinator, 860-525-5585.