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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.

Brainerd Lakes Area Community Foundation Award in Philanthropy Annual Dinner Celebration

Date: Thursday, July 14, 2022
Time: 5:30-8:30 PM
Reception - 5:30pm | Dinner - 6:30pm | Program - 7:15pm
Location: Grand View Lodge at the Grand Ballroom

2022 Award in Philanthropy Recipient - Mid Minnesota Federal Credit Union
2022 Global Humanitarian Award - Dr. Paul Severson
2022 Legacy Hero Award - Jean Collins*

* indicates deceased

Alexandria Area Community Foundation Putt Fore Dough

Please join us for our 6th Annual Putt Fore Dough event!

Wednesday, July 20, 2022
Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center, Alexandria MN

Schedule of Events
3:30-4:00pm - Registration
4:00-4:15pm - Opening Remarks & Tournament Rules
4:15-5:30pm - Scramble Putting Tournament with Shotgun Start
5:30pm - Hors D'oeuvres and Cash Bar

*Please provide contact person's information on second page.

RACF Concert for a Cause

The ROCORI Area Community Foundation's annual event, Concert for a Cause is ready to rock and roll! The concert will benefit their Community Builder Fund and the ROCORI Area Dollars for Scholars program. The outdoor concert will feature the Super Duos.

Date - Saturday, August 13, 2022

Time - Gates Open at 4:00pm, Music Starts at 7:00pm
Location - Alexander Park, Cold Spring
Pre-Sale: $25, At the Gate: $30

Ticket Sale Locations -

  • Shady’s Longshots in Cold Spring
  • Brinky’s Liquor in Richmond
  • Kiess Bros in Cold Spring
  • Granite Edge Café in Rockville

  • For tickets, call (320) 253-4380 or contact one of the RACF board members.

    Thank you to all of our event sponsors!

    For sponsorship information, please contact or call (877) 253-4380.

    CEONet Retreat

    "Community Foundations and Civic Healing"

    Date - September 8-9, 2022
    Location - University of Chicago Gleacher Center, 450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive, Chicago, IL 60611

    To learn more about the retreat, the agenda, the speakers and more, visit

    Members: $475 by August 1, $525 after August 1
    Non-Members: $650 by August 1, $700 after August 1

    Not a member of CEONet? Click here to become a member and take advantage of the reduced rate for the retreat!

    Alexandria Area Community Foundation Annual Celebration of Philanthropy Social

    Join us as we celebrate philanthropy and honor those who have given so much to the Alexandria area.

    Ruth McDonald Award in Philanthropy Recipients - Dennis and Elliot Christensen and the late Bill Flaig

    Date - Monday, September 26, 2022
    Location - Carlos Creek Winery, Alexandria MN
    Time - 4:30 - 6:00pm

    More information coming soon!

    Paynesville Area Community Foundation's "Celebration of Giving" Community Gala

    You are cordially invited to an evening of celebrating philanthropy at our annual fall gala. The Paynesville Area Community Foundation will be honoring Leo and Luella Louis with the Philanthropy Award of Excellence for their years of dedication to improving the Paynesville community through philanthropy.

    Date: Saturday, October 1, 2022
    Location : Shady's 55 - 28603 Hwy 55, Paynesville, MN
    Time: 5:30 - 9:30pm

    Cost: $50 per person

    *Note - There will be no physical tickets this year. By registering, your name will be on the guest list at the event.