Community Foundation Boot Camp 2017- Boston

Boston, MA
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Community Foundation Boot Camp 2017- Boston
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - Wednesday, August 30, 2017

New England Room, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
600 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02210
United States

Map and Directions

The two-day Community Foundation Boot Camp program offers a comprehensive overview of the structure and operations of a community foundation.  It is an ideal in-depth introduction to community foundations for new community foundation staff, community foundation board members, or other community foundation staff looking for a good refresher. Topics covered include:  

  • History, purpose
  • Board governance
  • Gifts and funds
  • Asset development
  • Grantmaking
  • Community leadership
  • Finance and investments
  • Legal Issues
  • Operational sustainability
  • Lifecycles of community foundations
You can view the full community foundation boot camp curriculum here.

Day 1: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm with a reception immediately following
Day 2:   8:30 am – 4:00 pm

The Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers is pleased to offer this program at a member rate to any community foundation that is a member of one of the Forum’s members. The training will be provided by our colleagues at the Indiana Philanthropy Alliance (IPA).  IPA, thanks to ongoing support from Lilly Endowment Inc., offers a training and technical assistance program for community foundations, known as GIFT, and has a comprehensive curriculum and experienced trainers.


  • Early-Bird Pricing before May 12, 2017
  • Members: $450/person
  • Non-members: $650/person

  • Regular Pricing after May 12, 2017
  • Members: $500/person
  • Non-members: $700/person


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