Archive for May, 2017

Registration closing soon for Vu Le at Powering Partnership Luncheon

  • May 30, 2017
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Join us for a compelling keynote by nationally recognized speaker Vu Le at our newly named Powering Partnership Luncheon proudly presented by Community First Foundation.

Please register here by June 1.

Le, a nonprofit executive and author of the popular humor blog, Nonprofit with Balls, will share his unique take on how foundations and nonprofits alike have room for improvement  while also offering uplifting commentary on the critical work both sectors do in our society.  

This 8th annual gathering aims to connect Colorado Association of Funders members with nonprofit and community partners. All nonprofits and other partner organizations are welcome to register for this popular program. 

 

Funders invited to “The Facts on Immigrants and Refugees” on May 24, 9 am to noon

  • May 1, 2017
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Presented in partnership with Rose Community Foundation, this half-day program is designed for foundation staff, trustees and donors:

Informed Philanthropy: The Facts on Immigrants and Refugees

Featuring special keynote by Muzaffar ChishtiDirector of the Migration Policy Institute, New York University School of Law

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

8:45 a.m. – noon 

Lewis I. Sharp Auditorium, Denver Art Museum

100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway, Denver, CO

Issues surrounding immigration and refugees broadly affect the work we do in our communities – from philanthropic investments in our schools to health and human services to workforce development and many other areas. To inform this work, it is important to understand where we have been and where we are now. Mr. Chishti is a national expert in the field and will present on the history and context of U.S. immigration issues. He will be followed by a panel of local experts who will discuss issues pertaining to immigration and refugees and their impact on Colorado.

Funders are encouraged to invite staff colleagues, trustees and donors to attend this nonpartisan, educational conversation that will provide facts on immigration and refugee issues.

Light refreshments will be served. Space is limited. There is no registration fee but an RSVP is required by May 17. Please note there is an afternoon session of this program geared toward nonprofit organizations.

Program begins promptly at 9:00 a.m.