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Connect with the Community Foundation - March 24, 2015

Meet members of our staff, ask questions about our work and connect over conversation at the Community Foundation! Read More »

 

DonorConnect - Making Des Moines the Model for Urban Education - March 25, 2015

Wednesday, March 25 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Iowa's largest school district hears 100 different languages, is considered a minority majority school and battles childhood poverty; yet despite what some may consider challenges, Des Moines Public Schools is experiencing educational gains. Read More »

 

BoardLaunch - Beyond the Numbers: What You Need to Know to Understand Nonprofit Financials - March 30, 2015

Join us for this interactive session with Karla Jones-Weber, CPA, CFO & Vice-President of Finance and Administration at the Community Foundation and Kris Pete-Swanson, Controller at the Community Foundation. You will leave with a basic and solid understanding of the separate financial oversight roles of the board and administration, learn key financial terminology, analyze financial statements using key financial ratios and learn about annual audit requirements to enable you to fulfill your fiduciary role as a board member. Read More »

 

Connect with the Community Foundation - March 31, 2015

Meet members of our staff, ask questions about our work and connect over conversation at the Community Foundation! Read More »

 

DonorConnect - Growing a Strong Workforce for Families, Employers and Our Community - April 14, 2015

Iowa continues to experience employee shortages for middle skill jobs. To meet this critical workforce need Central Iowa has put in place initiatives to ensure our neighbors have the skills to meet job demands. Read More »

 

DonorConnect - The Gift That Gives Back: Creative Giving Solutions to Support Causes You Care About While Receiving Income During Your Lifetime - June 18, 2015

It's often a balance to determine how much to support the causes you care about, while meeting personal financial needs. Learn more from the Community Foundation on how both goals can be achieved by giving a gift that provides income you can count on through Charitable Gift Annuities. Read More »

 

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