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Professional Development

SCG is well known for our highly rated hands-on skills building and professional development programs. Our wide range of offerings caters to philanthropy professionals at all career stages. Our flagship programs include the following:

  • Fundamentals of Effective Grantmaking: In this SCG signature program, local philanthropic leaders introduce new foundation staff to core grantmaking competencies. Participants also join a site visit with a leading local grantmaker.
  • Senior Peer-to-Peer: Bringing together select senior program staff to engage closely with colleagues in the field, this peer network addresses topics related to leadership development, trends in philanthropy, organizational dynamics, and collaboration.
  • Emerging Leaders Peer-to-Peer NetworkThis program brings together select professionals to engage closely with philanthropic colleagues to discuss and reflect on topics related to philanthropy trends and each member’s professional and personal goals.

Financial Analysis 301: Scaling Impact Beyond the Dollars

Wednesday, September 11, 2013
9:00am - 12:00pm
Center for Healthy Communities

Join a lively, interactive session for senior foundation staff led by Nonprofit Finance Fund on leveraging investments for greater impact.

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Sharpen Your Skills, Increase Your Impact: A Financial Analysis Series with Nonprofit Finance Fund

Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 12:15pm to Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 12:15pm
This program is a webinar.

Planning in today’s uncertain environment requires both nonprofit leaders and their funders to know where an organization stands financially and to understand how much financial risk they can tolerate.

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