Community Foundation Boot Camp 2018- Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Community Foundation Boot Camp 2018- Pittsburgh
Wednesday, May 02, 2018 - Thursday, May 03, 2018

Coin Vault, Drury Plaza Hotel Pittsburgh Downtown
(412) 281-2900
745 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219
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 United Philanthropy Forum 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 March 30, 2018
  • Members: $450/person
  • Non-members: $650/person
Regular Pricing after March 30, 2018
  • Members: $500/person
  • Non-members: $700/person


Contact Information

  • Registration Contact

    Courtney Moore
    United Philanthropy Forum
    (202) 888-7428

    Local Contact

    Jenny Nielsen
    Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania
    (412) 471-6488

    Program Contact

    Belinda Scholl
    Indiana Philanthropy Alliance
    (317) 630-5200 x129

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