The CFUnited 2020 Agenda is now available.

12:30 pm – 7:30 pm

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Registration Desk Open

DEI Training

Dialogues: Affinity Group Meet & Greet

CFUnited 2020: Power of Place Kick-off!

Renaissance Foyer

Ontario West

TBD Location

Ontario West

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Exhibit Hall Opening Reception

Featuring the CF Professionals Newbie Lounge!
Come grab a drink and a bite as you meet with our exhibitors and get to know your fellow attendees.

Ontario East

7:30 pm

Dine Arounds

Various Restaurants Around Detroit

 MONDAY, APRIL 6, 2020 

8:00 am – 4:00 pm

8:00 am – 4:00 pm

8:00 am – 8:45 am

8:45 am – 9:30 am

Registration Desk Open

Exhibit Hall Open

Breakfast

Affinity Group Meetings

Renaissance Foyer

Ontario East

Renaissance Ballroom

TBD Locations

 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Changing the Game: Civic Leadership at the Boston Foundation

Panelists:
Sasha Zuflecht, Manager of the Annual Campaign for Civic Leadership, The Boston Foundation
TBA, TBA, The Boston Foundation

Details on the session are TBD.

It's Good To Be Thanked: The Business Case for Organizational Fund Partner Appreciation

Panelists: Ginger Mlakar, Senior Counsel & Director, Donor Relations, Cleveland Foundation
Jennifer Trivelli, Senior Marketing & Communications Officer, Cleveland Foundation

This session showcases an interdepartmental collaboration between Advancement and Marketing colleagues to execute an initiative called Organizational Fund Partner Appreciation,
which is an alternative to giving days, and which we believe is unique to the Cleveland Foundation. Our initiative, which spans donor relations and development work, special events,
social media, web content and traditional advertising and marketing, has led to approximately 72 new organizational/endowment funds and increased the amount held in our 291 such funds by 94% to $146.4 million in just three years. It has also raised the prole of such funds in the
community and reinforced the importance of building community endowment among donors, the nonprofit community and area nonprofit boards. We believe that foundations interested in growing their organizational funds, endowments or other partnerships would benet from seeing
the evolution of our initiative and can take similar practices back to their communities to strengthen the nonprofit sector in both immediate capacity and long-term viability. The session is also a great example of Advancement and Marketing united in a common goal.

Do No Harm: How Community Foundations Can Support LGBTQ Community Members

Panelists: James W. Head, President & CEO, East Bay Community Foundation
Bob Eichinger, TBA, The Chicago Community Trust
Heidi Beirich, Director, Intelligence Project, Southern Poverty Law Center & SPLC Action Fund
Lyle Matthew Kan, Vice President of Research and Communications, Funders for LGBTQ Issues

Philanthropy has an important role to play in ensuring the health and safety of LGBTQ people. Foundation funding for LGBTQ issues reached a record high in 2017. However, of the $50 billion award annually by foundations, only $160 million — or one quarter of one percent — targets LGBTQ communities. 

THRIVE: Thomasville Heights: Shifting Power Through Resident-Led Grantmaking

Panelists: Kathleen Wagner, Senior Philanthropic Officer, Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Mindy Kao, Program Associate, Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Sivan Hines, Donor, Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Michael Lucas, Deputy Director, Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation
Jovan Miles, Principal, Thomasville Heights Elementary School

Driving social change requires shifting power and resources from those who have it to those who do not. In philanthropy and grantmaking, funders can do that by transferring decision-making power from staff and donors to the community itself. What started as a learning journey in 2016 for donors interested in the opportunity gap has transformed to an actual shift in power. 

Yes to Data, No to Donors: An Innovative Scholarship Program Raises Funds & Engages Community Partners & Cross-Team Leadership
Panelists: Neel Hajra, JD, CEO, Ann Arbor Community Foundation
Jillian Rosen, MBA
Shelley Strickland, PhD

Details on this session TBD.

10:30am – 11:00am

Networking Break

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Networking Break
TBD Location

11:00am – 12:00pm

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11:00am – 12:00pm

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11:00am – 12:00pm

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11:00am – 12:00pm

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11:00am – 12:00pm

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12:00pm – 12:15pm

CFUnited 2020 Power of Place Welcome & Opening Remarks

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CFUnited 2020: Power of Place
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Renaissance Ballroom

12:15pm – 1:30pm

Lunch & Opening Plenary: Anchoring Power of Place

Mike Goorhouse, Community Foundation of Holland/Zeeland
Neel Hajra, Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation
Isaiah Oliver, Community Foundation of Greater Flint
Surabhi Pandit, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan
Mackenzie Price Sundblad, CFRE, Huron County Community Foundation

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Renaissance Ballroom

Session Description:
The opening panel uplifts a new generation of executive leaders, all local to Michigan community foundations, that represent the diversity of our country’s demographics in terms of gender, race, ethnicity, and age. It exemplifies a centering of equity needed and being championed by and for community foundations. It elevates their approach to change-making as they seek to innovate, lead, collaborate, and engage.

 

1:30pm – 3:00pm

Workshop on Wheels 1 : Title

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Workshop on Wheels 1
TBD location

1:30pm – 1:40pm

Transition Break

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Transition Break

1:40pm – 2:40pm

Deep Dives Sponsor Workshop | Title of Session
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1:40pm – 2:40pm

Deep Dives Sponsor Workshop | Title of Session
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1:40pm – 2:40pm

Deep Dives Sponsor Workshop A3 | Ambassador Salon 3
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1:40pm – 2:40pm

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1:40pm – 2:40pm

Deep Dives Sponsor Workshop 5 | Title of Session
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2:40pm – 3:00pm

Networking Break

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Networking Break
TBD Location

3:00pm – 4:00pm

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3:00pm – 4:00pm

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3:00pm – 4:00pm

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3:00pm – 4:00pm

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3:00pm – 4:00pm

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7:00pm – 9:00pm

CFUnited 2020 Reception

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CFUnited Reception
TBD Location

TUESDAY, APRIL 7, 2020 AGENDA

8:00am – 4:00pm

Registration Desk Open

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Registration Open

8:00am – 4:00pm

Exhibit Hall Open

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Exhibit Hall Open
TBD Location

8:00am – 9:30am

Breakfast & Plenary Session | Title of Session
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Breakfast
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9:30am – 10:30am

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9:30am – 10:30am

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9:30am – 10:30am

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9:30am – 10:30am

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9:30am – 10:30am

Breakout 5 | Title of Session
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10:30am – 11:00am

Networking Break

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Networking Break
TBD Location

11:00am – 12:00pm

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11:00am – 12:00pm

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11:00am – 12:00pm

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11:00am – 12:00pm

Breakout 4 | Title of Session
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11:00am – 12:00pm

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12:00pm – 1:30pm

Networking Lunch

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Renaissance Ballroom

1:40pm – 2:40pm

Deep Dives Sponsor Workshop | Title of Session
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Speaker 3

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1:30pm – 2:30pm

Deep Dives Sponsor Workshop | Title of Session
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1:30pm – 2:30pm

Deep Dives Sponsor Workshop | Title of Session
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1:30pm – 2:30pm

Deep Dives Sponsor Workshop | Title of Session
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1:30pm – 2:30pm

Deep Dives Sponsor Workshop | Title of Session
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Speaker 2
Speaker 3

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1:30pm – 3:00pm

Workshop on Wheels 2 : Speaker 2

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Workshop on Wheels 2
TBD location

2:30pm – 3:00pm

Networking Break

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Networking Break
TBD Location

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Breakout 1 | Title of Session
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Speaker 2
Speaker 3

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3:00pm – 4:00pm

Breakout 2 | Title of Session
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3:00pm – 4:00pm

Breakout 3 | Title of Session
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3:00pm – 4:00pm

Breakout 4 | Title of Session
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3:00pm – 4:00pm

Breakout 5 | Title of Session
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5:00pm – 6:30pm

Happy Hour!

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TBD Location

6:30pm – 9:00pm

Dinner & Closing Keynote

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Renaissance Ballroom

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 2020 AGENDA

9:00am – 11:00am

Meetings

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Meetings for Professional Organizations & Others

 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Changing the Game: Civic Leadership at the Boston Foundation

Panelists:
Sasha Zuflecht, Manager of the Annual Campaign for Civic Leadership, The Boston Foundation
TBA, TBA, The Boston Foundation

Details on the session are TBD.

Do No Harm: How Community Foundations Can Support LGBTQ Community Members

Panelists: James W. Head, President & CEO, East Bay Community Foundation
Bob Eichinger, TBA, The Chicago Community Trust
Heidi Beirich, Director, Intelligence Project, Southern Poverty Law Center & SPLC Action Fund
Lyle Matthew Kan, Vice President of Research and Communications, Funders for LGBTQ Issues

Philanthropy has an important role to play in ensuring the health and safety of LGBTQ people. Foundation funding for LGBTQ issues reached a record high in 2017. However, of the $50 billion award annually by foundations, only $160 million — or one quarter of one percent — targets LGBTQ communities. 

THRIVE: Thomasville Heights: Shifting Power Through Resident-Led Grantmaking

Panelists: Kathleen Wagner, Senior Philanthropic Officer, Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Mindy Kao, Program Associate, Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Sivan Hines, Donor, Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Michael Lucas, Deputy Director, Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation
Jovan Miles, Principal, Thomasville Heights Elementary School

Driving social change requires shifting power and resources from those who have it to those who do not. In philanthropy and grantmaking, funders can do that by transferring decision-making power from staff and donors to the community itself. What started as a learning journey in 2016 for donors interested in the opportunity gap has transformed to an actual shift in power. 

It's Good To Be Thanked: The Business Case for Organizational Fund Partner Appreciation

Panelists: Ginger Mlakar, Senior Counsel & Director, Donor Relations, Cleveland Foundation
Jennifer Trivelli, Senior Marketing & Communications Officer, Cleveland Foundation

This session showcases an interdepartmental collaboration between Advancement and Marketing colleagues to execute an initiative called Organizational Fund Partner Appreciation,
which is an alternative to giving days, and which we believe is unique to the Cleveland Foundation. Our initiative, which spans donor relations and development work, special events,
social media, web content and traditional advertising and marketing, has led to approximately 72 new organizational/endowment funds and increased the amount held in our 291 such funds by 94% to $146.4 million in just three years. It has also raised the prole of such funds in the
community and reinforced the importance of building community endowment among donors, the nonprofit community and area nonprofit boards. We believe that foundations interested in growing their organizational funds, endowments or other partnerships would benet from seeing
the evolution of our initiative and can take similar practices back to their communities to strengthen the nonprofit sector in both immediate capacity and long-term viability. The session is also a great example of Advancement and Marketing united in a common goal.

Yes to Data, No to Donors: An Innovative Scholarship Program Raises Funds & Engages Community Partners & Cross-Team Leadership
Panelists: Neel Hajra, JD, CEO, Ann Arbor Community Foundation
Jillian Rosen, MBA
Shelley Strickland, PhD

Details on this session TBD.

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