CFLeads: Community Foundations Leading Change


The 2017-2018 Community Foundation Equity Network

The 2017-2018 cohort of the Community Foundation Equity Network includes:

The cohort will meet four times over the course of their work, and the last meeting will be held in the fall of 2018. Community foundation board members, CEOs, staff from all departments and community partners meet for three days at a time to advance their work with like-minded peers.

Below is a sampling of the reaction of participants after their first convening:

"This meeting gave me/us a new and incredible group of working peers in this effort… and an opportunity to reduce large goals to doable plans."

Bob Friedman, Trustee,
The San Francisco Foundation

"The CF Equity Network meeting was energizing, enlightening and helpful to our groupís efforts to do good work."

Carolyn Williams, Trustee,
Kalamazoo Community Foundation

"I leave inspired and energized to push even more."

Felicia Beard, Director of Racial Equity Initiatives,
Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

"This left me hungry for more."

Ken Robertson, CFO,
Greater Milwaukee Foundation

Want to learn more?

Contact Caroline Merenda, at or 800-292-6149 ext. 610.