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Conference Theme Should Unify and Call Us To Action

Philanthropy411, is currently covering the Council on Foundations conference with the help of a blog team.  This is a guest post by Lee Draper, President of Draper Consulting Group and Chair of  National Network of Consultants to Grantmakers by Lee Draper The theme of this year’s Council on Foundations annual conference is “Windows”.  But as conference participants we are left wondering: “What does that mean?”  Why is this the most compelling organizing principle for our annual convening?  There is no tagline, commentary, or clue. This is a big weakness. There is no apparent connection between the diverse sessions offered this year; “Windows” appears to be just a cover title.  Many of the sessions and virtually all of the plenaries are … Continue reading Conference Theme Should Unify and Call Us To Action

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