Peer Event

Council & CEONet | Community Foundation CEO Roundtable - September 2023

Community foundation executives were invited to join a peer roundtable conversation on creative and successful strategies to engage donors and community members.

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Virtual on Zoom Platform
Audio capabilities required; Video requested


Free to Members and Nonmembers
CEOs and Executive Directors of Community Foundations

Innovative Donor and Community Engagement Strategies

Community foundations are positioned to offer a variety of engagement strategies to effectively educate, connect, cultivate, and deepen relationships among the community and its donors. Listen to this roundtable discussion on creative and meaningful ways to foster new donors, share community needs, create a shared sense of community and belonging, and enhance the engagement of the donors we serve and the broader community.  

This conversation focused on:  

  • What are some best practices in cultivating community connections and educating donors on critical issues that are affecting the community? 
  • How can community foundations foster a sense of shared community and belonging through initiatives such as community book clubs and community conversations? 
  • What are successful community and donor engagement strategies surrounding key dates, such as community foundation anniversaries and other milestones? 


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Bob Sorge

President and CEO

Madison Community Foundation


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