• President and CEO Pete Tulipana outlines how the Foundation partners with local nonprofits in this Leadership Notes blog post about best practices in philanthropy.

    We are in this Together: 5 Ways Foundations Can Partners with Nonprofits
  • Director of Grants Programs Matthew Henkes answers the question: "What are you looking for?" with his tips on our Leadership Notes blog.

    5 Tips for the Due Diligence Process
  • In-person sessions are designed to answer questions and help nonprofits submit strong proposals for upcoming grant cycles. The next workshop is scheduled for Feb. 28th. Read more.

    Learn about our Grants Workshops
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