CFUnited Detroit 2020
Bringing together
leaders in the field
for genuine, authentic,
and forward-thinking
conversation.
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Driving the conversation with donors and community foundations to produce greater outcomes, deeper impact, and drive more significant change in the communities we serve.
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Inspiring community foundations to
engage donors and
stakeholders in what
matters locally,
and beyond.
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Establishing community foundations as local leaders and conveners of critical conversations
to ensure broader
community engagement.
CFUnited Detroit 2020
CFUnited 2020
April 5-7, 2020
Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
Detroit, Michigan
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THE POWER OF PLACE

The CFUnited 2020 conference creates the space to discover the role you and your organization play in harnessing the Power of Place. Designed as an immersive experience for all professionals within the community foundation field, the goal of the conference is to facilitate dialogue among peers that will enable you to innovate, lead, collaborate and engage.

DETROIT

 

With a strong history, an inspiring story of perseverance, and an exciting future as one of America’s most dynamic and diverse cities, Detroit is the perfect host city for this year’s theme of Power of Place.

“See the future American city being built before your eyes.” – The New York Times

DETROIT

 

With a strong history, an inspiring story of perseverance, and exciting future as one of America’s most dynamic and diverse cities, Detroit is the perfect host city for this year’s theme of Power of Place.

“See the future American city being built before your eyes.” – The New York Times

“Detroit is a place where we’ve had it pretty tough. But there is a generosity here and a well of kindness that goes deep.” – Mitch Albom

WORKSHOP ON WHEELS

 

In partnership with our Local Advisory Committee, CFUnited 2020 is hosting workshops at local non-profits that demonstrate the best of innovative philanthropic ideas and exemplify the “Power of Place” in creating impactful programs.

“Detroit is a place where we’ve had it pretty tough. But there is a generosity here and a well of kindness that goes deep.” – Mitch Albom

WORKSHOP ON WHEELS

 

In partnership with our Local Advisory Committee, CFUnited 2020 is hosting workshops at local non-profits that demonstrate the best of innovative philanthropic ideas and exemplify the “Power of Place” in creating impactful programs.

DINE AROUND

 

CFUnited 2020 is excited to highlight Detroit’s culinary diversity by arranging small groups to meet and network over a shared meal at some of the city’s most defining restaurants.

“Food is very representative of a city’s culture. In order to really get to know a place and the people, you’ve got to eat the food.” – Emeril Lagasse

DINE AROUND

 

CFUnited 2020 is excited to highlight Detroit’s culinary diversity by arranging small groups to meet and network over a shared meal at some of the city’s most defining restaurants.

“Food is very representative of a city’s culture. In order to really get to know a place and the people, you’ve got to eat the food.” – Emeril Lagasse
“… We have some of the most amazing people. You won’t find stories like ours. You almost feel like, if there’s ever a need to tell an American story, just come to Detroit.” – Rashida Tlaib

LOCAL PARTNERS

 

We are committed to working with local vendors at every level of the conference, allowing us a chance to fully support and promote all that our amazing host city has to offer.

“… We have some of the most amazing people. You won’t find stories like ours. You almost feel like, if there’s ever a need to tell an American story, just come to Detroit.” – Rashida Tlaib

LOCAL PARTNERS

 

We are committed to working with local vendors at every level of the conference, allowing us a chance to fully support and promote all that our amazing host city has to offer.

Register now for CFUNITED 2020: The Power of Place

(Early Bird Pricing ends March 6th 2020)

Our Plenary Speakers

Mike Goorhouse

Mike Goorhouse

Community Foundation of Holland/Zeeland

Neel Hajra

Neel Hajra

Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation

James Head

James Head

East Bay Community Foundation

Deanna J. James

Deanna J. James

St. Croix Foundation for Community Development

Isaiah Oliver

Isaiah Oliver

Community Foundation of Greater Flint

Sarah Owen

Sarah Owen

Southwest Florida Community Foundation

Surabhi S. Pandit

Surabhi S. Pandit

Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

Andy Stoll

Andy Stoll

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Mackenzie Price Sunblad, CFRE

Mackenzie Price Sunblad, CFRE

Huron County Community Foundation

Jay Williams

Jay Williams

Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

Mackenzie Price Sunblad, CFRE

Mackenzie Price Sunblad, CFRE

Huron County Community Foundation

Jay Williams

Jay Williams

Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

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