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Event Registration

CEONet Membership

CEONet - Connecting Community Foundation Leaders to Build Stronger Communities

All CEONet members are CEOs of community foundations. Whether your budget is $100,000 or $100,000,000 there’s a way for you to connect with peers from around the country on issues that are important to your community and help you grow professionally.

CEONet’s annual membership term is July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023.

To learn more about CEONet, visit

*Please provide CEO's contact information on the next page.

CEONet Webinar - "How to Plan For and Manage An Economic Downturn"

Join CEONet member Kevin Murphy of Berks County Community Foundation, and David Rosado of Candid, as they take you through the process of how to plan and prepare for challenging economic conditions. You will come away with an understanding of how to make informed decisions while sustaining your foundation through difficult times and learn about tools that can facilitate that process.

This webinar is for Community Foundation CEO's only.

Date - Thursday, February 9, 2023
Time - 4:00pm EST
Cost - Free to attend for CEONet members, $49 for non-members

Registrants will receive a unique Zoom link to attend this online event.

Foley Area Community Foundation Annual Event

Date: Saturday, February 18, 2023
Time: 4:30-9:00pm
Location: Jack & Jim's

Join us for our annual event to celebrate philanthropy and the work of the Foley Area Community Foundation.

CMCF Presents: Koffee with KoriAnn

Join the Central Minnesota Community Foundation (CMCF), for “Koffee with KoriAnn”: Tuesday, February 28, 2023, from 8:30-10 a.m. at Capital One in Downtown St. Cloud. This event series is designed to connect donors and fund holders to giving opportunities within the community. For February’s event you’ll have the opportunity to learn about 180 Degrees' youth housing initiatives and Higher Works Collaborative's Homeless to Homeownership program. CMCF Presents: Koffee with KoriAnn is hosted with CMCF's Director of Community Impact, KoriAnn Carter.

Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Time: 8:30-10 a.m.
Location: Capital One – 30 7th Ave S. St. Cloud, MN 56301

EmpowerCF 2023 - An Annual Conference for Empowering Community Foundations

Date: Tuesday, April 25 & Wednesday, April 26
Location: St. Cloud River's Edge Convention Center

Early bird pricing for registration - $149 until March 1, 2023, after $179
Free to attend for all CG and Partner Foundation staff and board members

More information coming soon! Click here to visit the official conference webpage.

Brainerd Lakes Area News with Brews (formerly State of the Lakes Area Event)

Date: Friday, June 2, 2023
Time : 3:00 - 6:00PM
Location: Gull Lake Sailing School, 19696 Love Lake Rd, Brainerd, MN

Join us to hear the Brainerd Lakes area "News With Brews" and be one of the first to hear about the developments and summer activities in the Brainerd Lakes Area.

Local leaders from key organizations presenting on topics affecting our quality of life. In addition, these organizations and others may have an exhibit table and attendees can find out additional activities and request further information. Attendees will enjoy all of this and a cold beverage while meeting your neighbors.

Women's Fund Presents: Dancing with Our Stars LIVE!

For more information about the event and to vote with your dollars for the dancers/charities, visit

Date: June 13, 2023
Location: College of St. Benedict, St. Joseph, MN
Time: 5:00-8:30 PM